The American River Current

Freedom of the Internet threatened in new net neutrality rollback plan

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Jennifer Langston

December 7, 2017

Internet freedom is being threatened and can possibly be limited soon if Net Neutrality is dismantled. On Dec. 14 Ajit Pai, the Trump-appointed chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is threatening to rollback protections on Net Neutrality. Net Neutrality gives equal access to interne...

The Equifax data breach may have put your identity at risk

(Photo courtesy of Equifax)

Jennifer Langston

December 7, 2017

Sometime between May and July of this year the data of the credit monitoring agency Equifax was breached—but the incident was not reported to the public until Sept. 7th.   Holding the company accountable for their actions and showing a concern for citizens safety has taken a backseat to other pr...

AB 19 to provide first year of college for free

On March 5 approximately  700,000 DACA recipients  will face the gradual loss of work permits and deportation protection.  (File Photo)

Jennifer Langston

November 16, 2017

A new bill signed by Governor Jerry Brown promises to give students a free year of community college upon their initial enrollment. AB 19 was written by Miguel Santiago, who represents the 53rd District in the California State Assembly, in March and signed into law on Oct. 20. The bill will offer...

ARC to demolish buildings to make room for new STEM facility

A schematic of the proposed STEM building that would be erected in the space where the Liberal Arts Building stands today. (Photo courtesy of Scott Crow)

Jennifer Langston

September 13, 2017

American River College will be undergoing more construction in March 2018 as crews prepare to demolish the current Liberal Arts building and erect a new one in its place. The Liberal Arts building was built in the 1960s. According to Scott Crow, American Rivers Public Information Officer. ARC has wanted...

Construction comes to an end at ARC

Construction was set to be fully completed by Aug. 31, 2017. (File Photo)

Jennifer Langston

September 4, 2017

Construction in parking lots G and S is set to be completed by the time students and faculty return from Labor Day Weekend, according to American River College Public Information Officer Scott Crow. Crow also added that the initial start of every semester leads to a chaotic parking lot. However, this ...

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