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LRCCD sent a message on Nov. 21 to all students, faculty and staff informing them that it was necessary to take safety measures due to a possible threat on CRC campus. (Photo by Lorraine Barron)

Shelter in place ordered for CRC

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor November 21, 2022

On Nov. 21 at 10:58 a.m., Cosumnes River College students, faculty and staff were notified via alert to shelter in place.  According to Scott Crow, American River College’s public information officer,...

American River College students Angelina Dunn-Byrom and Ejley McKenry take a break in the cafeteria. (Photo by Gina Gangursky)

American River College has limited food options and availability for campus patrons

Gina Gangursky, Staff Writer November 10, 2022

“Food, glorious food, hot sausage and mustard…” so the song from the famous musical “Oliver!” goes. The current number of food options on the American River College campus might not cause students...

The American River Current staff won multiple awards at the 2022 Journalism Association of Community College’s conference with Heather Amberson, Jaqueline Ruvalcaba and Lorraine Barron leading the way. (Photo by Jonathan Plazola)

ARC’s Current staff win multiple awards at JACC conference

Jonathan Plazola, Staff Writer November 8, 2022

The American River College Current staff members won multiple awards at the 2022 Journalism Association of Community College’s Regional Conference for its excellence in journalism coverage and editing...

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...

On Nov. 3, American River College President Melanie Dixon announced that she will be leaving her role as president at the end of the fall 2022 semester. (Photo courtesy of Melanie Dixon)

ARC president Melanie Dixon announces she is leaving position

Heather Amberson , Editor-in-Chief November 3, 2022

On Nov. 3, American River College president Melanie Dixon sent an email to faculty and staff announcing that she will leave her role as president at the end of the fall 2022 semester.  An announcement...

ARC President Melanie Dixon breaking ground with students; Joaquin Holland, Haley Dildine and Jess Walden for the new Career Technical Education facility building on Oct. 20. (Photo courtesy of Cecilla Baldwin).

Members of the ARC community break ground on the Career Technical Education facility

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor November 2, 2022

American River College held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Career Technical Education Facility, on Oct. 20. ARC President Melanie Dixon says these buildings are possible because people care and...

The Clery Act was reported by the Los Rios Police Department, showing minimal crime throughout all American River College campuses. (Photo via Pexels)

LRPD releases 2022 crime statistics in annual Clery Act

Jonathan Plazola, Staff Writer October 29, 2022

The Los Rios Police Department released their annual Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime and Statistics Act —or Clery Act on Sept. 29, through an email sent to students...

On Oct. 20, it was announced in a statement by Brian King, the Los Rios Community College District chancellor, that the Los Rios Board of Trustees voted to end the COVID-19 vaccine mandate. The mandate remains in effect for now. (Photo via  Pixabay)

Los Rios Board of Trustees votes to end vaccine mandate

Heather Amberson, Editor-in-Chief October 25, 2022

The Los Rios Board of Trustees voted to end the COVID-19 vaccination requirement for students and employees, according to a statement released on Oct. 20 by Brian King, the Los Rios Community College District...

Abortion protesters display posters near the library and Student Center at American River College on Oct. 17 and 18. (Photo by Lorraine Barron)

Abortion protesters display posters at American River College’s main campus

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor October 20, 2022

On Oct. 17 and 18, abortion protesters displayed graphic photos near the library and student center of American River College.  The protesters also handed out pamphlets about abortions.  Protesters...

ARC received a $20,000 grant from the William Hixson Foundation for data science projects applicable to academic disciplines. Proposals are due Oct. 24.(Photo via Unsplash)

ARC receives $20,000 grant for data science projects applicable to academic disciplines – students can participate

Jaqueline Ruvalcaba, Arts & Culture, Social Media Editor October 18, 2022

American River College recently received a grant of $20,000 for projects exploring the integration of data science into academic discipline, according to Kirsten Corbin, dean of business and computer science...

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....

The Technical Education area at American River College is under construction and there is fencing around the area. Demolition has started and the project is scheduled to be done in fall 2024. (Photo by Heather Amberson)

Technical Education area at ARC is under construction

Heather Amberson, Editor-in-Chief October 4, 2022

The Technical Education area at American River College is currently under construction and is surrounded by fencing. Demolition has started and the project is scheduled to be done by fall 2024.  According...

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