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Emily Cowan, an American River College language studies major and tennis player protests, among other students, against the Los Rios Community College District COVID-19 vaccine mandate on Sept. 30, 2021. (Photo by Lorraine Barron)

LRCCD students and faculty protest against COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Heather Amberson and Lorraine Barron October 17, 2021

On Sept. 30, members of the Los Rios Community College District community held a protest against the COVID-19 vaccine mandate that the LRCCD put in place Aug. 4. The mandate required students and faculty...

On Oct. 1, the vaccine requirement from the Los Rios Community College District was put in place. Some members of the American River College community disagree with the decision to require a vaccine and have held anti-mandate protests. (Photo by Lorraine Barron)

Members of the ARC community speak out as the LRCCD’s vaccine mandate takes effect

Lorraine Barron, Staff Writer October 17, 2021

On Aug. 4, the Los Rios Community College District announced that it would require all students and staff who access district or college facilities to have at least the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine...

The Los Rios Community College District offers free parking for students who attend any LRCCD college campus in the fall  semester of 2021 and the spring semester of 2022. (Photo via iStock)

LRCCD offers students free parking

Madison Duong, Feature/A&C Editor October 14, 2021

The Los Rios Community College District has elected to give all LRCCD colleges free parking for students starting in the fall of 2021. According to Scott Crow, American River College’s communications...

American River College’s Associated Student Body discussed office hours for students and the problem of asynchronous classes not having lectures during its meeting on Oct. 8, 2021. (Screenshot via ASB meeting)

ASB discusses hosting office hours for students

Jahson Nahal, Staff Writer October 14, 2021

American River College’s Associated Student Body discussed student senate office hours and the challenge of learning without lectures in asynchronous classes during its meeting on Oct. 8. ASB members...

Midterms can be stressful for students. Associated Student Body members at American River College want to make sure students are not stressing themselves out too much, in the fall semester of 2021. (Photo via Unsplash)

ASB encourages mindfulness as midterms approach

Samuel Berg, Staff Writer October 8, 2021

The Associated Student Body of American River College discussed students not being notified of upcoming events as well as effective ways to maintain stress for the upcoming midterm exams during its Oct....

Gabe Ross, the Los Rios Community College District vice chancellor of communications, says the district hopes to open up campuses in the spring semester of 2022, even with the evolving health conditions. (File Photo)

LRCCD offers hybrid classes for spring 2022 semester

Samuel Berg, Staff Writer October 6, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, the Los Rios Community College District has worked to try and keep its schools open while maintaining proper safety protocol. In early August, the LRCCD...

American River College is working with TimelyCare: Telehealth to provide 24/7 medical and mental health care for all students as part of the Los Rios Health Services program in the fall semester of 2021. (Photo via Unsplash)

TimelyCare: Telehealth provides students free medical and mental health care

Madison Duong, Feature/A&C Editor September 19, 2021

American River College is working with TimelyCare: Telehealth to provide students free medical and mental health care that is accessible 24/7. This service is part of the Los Rios Health Services program.  According...

Los Rios Community College District students can learn about transferring to over 50 colleges and universities at virtual transfer week from Sept. 20-Sept. 23. (Photo via Unsplash)

LRCCD to host virtual transfer week

Jahson Nahal, Staff Writer September 19, 2021

The Los Rios Community College District will host a virtual transfer week from Sept. 20-Sept. 23, during which students from all four Los Rios colleges can learn about transferring to over 50 colleges...

Enrollment fraud has increased at American River College and many other California Community Colleges, as classes have been primarily taught online due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the fall semester  of 2021. (Photo via Unsplash)

Fraudulent enrollment hits California community colleges hard due to online learning

Cynsere Kelly, Sports Editor September 19, 2021

American River College and other Los Rios colleges have been affected by a surge of suspected fraud enrollment, which has also affected other colleges throughout the state according to the Los Rios Community...

The American River Current staff is moving locations from the portables to the lower library at American River College, during the Fall semester of 2021, though classes remain online currently, staff will return to campus when it is announced by the Los Rios Community College District that it is safe to do so. (Photo by Lorraine Barron)

The Current moves to the lower library

Lorraine Barron, Staff Writer September 17, 2021

After working out of the portables since Jan. 2018, the Current has been given a new room in the lower library and will be moving there when the class resumes on-ground. According to Rachel Leibrock,...

Since March 2020, the American River College campus has been empty but with the newest reopening plan, some students can start to return to campus with proof of their COVID-19 vaccination in the fall semester of 2021. (Photo via Unsplash)

ARC’s newest reopening plan brings in-person offerings back to campus

Jahson Nahal, Staff Writer September 14, 2021

Since March 2020, the American River College campus has been shut down and classes have been online. But, now, for the fall 2021 semester, ARC has partially reopened, with more in-person classes and a...

American River College will host an on-campus vaccination clinic on Sept. 14 in the Student Center Community Rooms from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., facilitated by Walgreens. (Photo via Unsplash)

ARC to host vaccination clinic on Sept. 14

Heather Amberson, Editor-In-Chief September 13, 2021

Following the news American River College is requiring all students and staff who access district or college facilities to have at least the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by Oct. 1, ARC will host...

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