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Sergio Robles, an American River College alumni, is running for Elk Grove City Council in hopes of making a difference in the community. (Photo courtesy of Sergio Robles)

ARC alumni Sergio Robles runs for Elk Grove city council

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor November 5, 2022

Sergio Robles, an American River College alumni, says he hopes to make a difference at the smaller level of community service by sitting in a place  he can make change. Robles feels the importance...

Steves Pizza owner Rodney Ibanez and workers, Yesenia Delgado, and Jose Estrada are shown in the picture as they celebrate their first day serving American River College on Tuesday, Sept. 27 (Photo by Jonathon Plazola)

Steve’s Pizza and 5 Sips celebrate big week by opening business to American River College students

Jonathan Plazola, Staff Writer October 6, 2022

American River College has added more food and beverage options on campus for students. Both Sacramento’s locally owned 5 Sips Coffee and Steve’s Pizza opened on Sept. 26 to serve students and faculty....

“Marble Clay Tea Set” and “Zebra Tray” by Edris Tauber are displayed at the Faculty Art Exhibit, the first Kaneko Gallery show this school year. (Photo by Jaqueline Ruvalcaba)

The James Kaneko Gallery offers a full house this semester

Gina Gangursky, Staff Writer October 4, 2022

A stalwart presence and creative hub, the James Kaneko Gallery at American River College has cultivated a sense of community among artists and art lovers alike since the 1980s. The COVID-19 pandemic...

Students are back in class in the new Science Technology Engineering & Mathematics building at American River College - just one of the many campus changes. (Photo by Jaqueline Ruvalcaba & Carla Montaruli)

ARC students see changes in the facility and education services on campus

Since March 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic started, many aspects related to the facility and education services have changed at American River College.  Returning students who have not been able...

Test monitoring systems which use facial recognition software, have been proven to have algorithmic racial and socioeconomic biases, according to a 2019 study done by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). (Photo via Unsplash)

Test monitoring systems show bias, educators look for new ways to combat changing learning environments

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced colleges to move learning online, some professors started using test monitoring systems to monitor students while they take tests from home.  While test monitoring...

The American River Review at American River College is looking to get more students involved with its magazine in the spring semester of 2022. (Photo courtesy of The American River Review)

ARC’s literary journal seeks increased student involvement

Alyssa Branum , Staff Writer May 19, 2022

The American River Review is an English writing class run by Michael Angelone, an English professor at American River College.   This class, which is still currently taught online, allows students...

erry Haflich has dedicated his last 23 years to American River college taking on many different positions to benefit all student needs. (Photo Courtesy of Jerry Haflich)

Assistant athletic director Jerry Haflich set to retire after 23 years at ARC

Maya Barber, Feature Editor May 18, 2022

Over the last 23 years, Jerry Haflich, assistant athletic director and professor at American River College, has helped athletes reach their potential, but he considers his biggest win to be his long marriage...

Wildfire preparations for residents become increasingly necessary as California’s weather heats up for summer. (Photo Illustration by Alyssa Branum)

Wildfire season is around the corner in California

Alyssa Branum , Staff Writer May 17, 2022

Wildfires are a national concern in the United States every year, especially in California. Almost 2.5 million acres of land were lost during the top five fires of 2020 alone, according to CalFire’s...

The horticulture department is looking for tree trimming and irrigation services as it develops as of April 18, 2022. (Photo by Alyssa Branum)

ARC’s horticulture department is looking for more helping hands

Alyssa Branum , Staff Writer May 16, 2022

American River College’s horticulture department is back on campus since it opened up in February, and working to get plants back to thriving since the lockdown.  Students within the department...

Discussion boards have been a big part of online learning at American River College. They provide students the opportunity to interact with their classmates about several different topics. Some people find these discussion boards helpful while some find them a hassle. (Photo Illustration by Jahson Nahal)

Discussion boards provide interaction for online ARC students

Jahson Nahal, Sports Editor May 16, 2022

For some students at American River College, the most interaction they’ve had with their classmates has been via messages sent to them on discussion boards. ARC shifted online in March 2020 due to the...

 Beavers Against Hate allows you to pledge your support, through the American River College website in the spring semester of 2022. (Photo via Unsplash)

ARC offers pledge with Beavers Against Hate

Maya Barber, Feature Editor April 21, 2022

Beavers Against Hate is a college-wide initiative for all students and faculty to join. It is a commitment to uphold standards of social justice, equity, and doing right for our community.  According...

Since the fall 2020 semester, at American River College, HomeBase has appeared on many students Canvas homepage, acting as an academic guide for new and continuing students. In the spring of 2022 HomeBase is now also back on campus. (Photo via Brooke Cagle on Unsplash)

HomeBase is back on campus

Maya Barber, Feature Editor March 31, 2022

Since the fall 2020 semester, HomeBase has appeared on many students' Canvas homepage, acting as an academic guide for new and continuing students. HomeBase is now also in a physical space on the American...

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