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Why hoarding during the COVID-19 pandemic is unnecessary and selfish

Why hoarding during the COVID-19 pandemic is unnecessary and selfish

Marquala Brown, Social Media Manager

May 5, 2020

During the second week of March when schools and businesses began to close down due to the health risk of exposure to COVID-19, and government officials started discussing the possibility of enforcing social distancing, many people rushed to stores like Costco, Safeway, and Raleys to stock up on items...

Self care and activities to try in the era of social distancing

It is important to prioritize self-care and keeping yourself busy with fun activities that can be done alone, during this time of social distancing. (photo courtesy of uihere.com)

Colin Bartley

March 30, 2020

With the COVID-19, or coronavirus, outbreak leading students into a period of mass quarantine and social isolation, it can be difficult to fill the time once held by work and school. So, now could be the perfect time to reconnect with yourself or maybe pick up a hobby. Sometimes the anxiety and cabin fever can be...

“North Star” is a heartfelt retrospective of black history and the civil rights movement

American River College Theatre Department presents “North Star”, starring Audrey Booth, Fetalaiga Faga and Felicity Johnson (Photo courtesy of ARC Theatre Department and Bruce Patt)

Colin Bartley

March 16, 2020

The American River College Theatre debuted its latest musical production of “North Star,” by Gloria Bond Clunie on Feb. 28 and ran through March 8. It is an inspiring, coming of age story of a young African American girl, Relia, growing up in 1960s North Carolina at the peak of the civil rights mo...

How to login to ARC WiFi

Guide to logging in and using ARC’s WiFi (Photo by Colin Bartley)

Colin Bartley

February 20, 2020

Access to WiFi on American River College’s campus is a useful resource to take advantage of to help complete assignments when the computers in the library are being used. However, trying to connect to the campus WiFi via laptop or phone can be confusing. If you are a registered student with Los Rio...

North Star offers an in depth look at the civil rights movement

American River College Theatre Department prepares for their production of “North Star” (Photo courtesy of ARC Theatre Department and Bruce Patt)

Colin Bartley

February 19, 2020

“North Star” is the upcoming, full-length, production by American River College’s theater department, with the first showing starting on Feb. 28, 2020. Written by Gloria Bond Clunie, “North Star” follows the story of a young African-American girl, Relia, living in North Carolina during ...

Which democratic candidate has the most effective prison reform?

Four leading democratic candidates for the 2020 presidential election propose their plans to reform the United States prison system.

Colin Bartley

December 12, 2019

With so many candidates running in the 2020 presidential election it can be difficult to know which best aligns with your personal views and beliefs. Arguably, the most hotly debated topic this election is prison reform, a subject that has been brought up time and time again by left-leaning activists...

Los Rios works to counter fraudulent student applications

Fraudulent student applications prevent the Los Rios Community College District from accurately observing student enrollment statistics for the college, according to Gabe Ross, vice chancellor for Los Rios media relations. (photo illustration by Alexis Warren)

Colin Bartley

November 21, 2019

The Los Rios Community College District announced it would be taking action, via online resources, to counter fraudulent student applicants who receive student discounts without enrolling in any classes, according to a faculty-wide email sent by the LRCCD help desk on Oct. 21, 2019. Changes made to ...

Beavers lose a close match against Redwoods, 78-76 for first game of the season

American River College guard Jashon Lewis pushes past Redwoods player EJ Jackson on Nov. 7 2019. (Photo by Colin Bartley)

Colin Bartley

November 21, 2019

In its first game of the season, the American River College men’s basketball team played a close match against College of the Redwoods on Nov. 7, losing by only two points, with a final score of 78-76 in favor of Redwoods.  ARC started the game off in a rough spot, giving the Redwoods a solid lead...

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