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Students urge faculty to take campus equity seriously at forum

Students prepare to talk about their negative social experiences in and out of the classrooms of American River College, and how it has affected them.  (Photo by Bram Martinez)

Bram Martinez

March 9, 2020

[email protected] As part of Black History Month, a group of American River College students and faculty listened in on talks given by members of the Umoja Sakhu Learning Community on Feb. 19. The subjects covered issues that affect students in ARC classrooms, such as religion and racism in and ...

ARC mourns loss of former staff member

Former Vice-President of Administrative Services, Ray Di Guilio (Photo Courtesy of Scott Crow)

Brandon Zamora

March 5, 2020

On Jan. 26, Ray Di Guilio, former Vice President of Administrative Services of American River College, died at the age of 76 after a long battle with cancer, according to his obituary in the Sacramento Bee’s website. Di Guilio served as vice president at ARC from 2011 to 2016. During that time, h...

DISA spokesman Army Major General Yee speaks on the importance of cybersecurity

Army Major General Garrett S. Yee,  Assistant to the Director of the Defense Information Systems Agency, delivers a presentation on cybersecurity to American River College students on Feb.13, in the Student Center Board Room. (Photo by Colin Bartley)

Marquala Brown

March 3, 2020

On Feb.13, in the Student Center Board Room, the Business and Computer Science department hosted the College to Career series with speaker Army Major General Garrett S. Yee. Yee serves as Assistant to the Director of the Defense Information Systems Agency and spoke about the future of cybersecurity...

Los Rios district confirms first exposures to the COVID-19 virus

 Four LRCCD students were instructed to go on 14-day self quarantine after exposure to COVID-19. (Photo illustration by Emily Mello)

Ariel Caspar

March 2, 2020

On Thursday, American River College’s communications office reported to all Los Rios Community College District staff, faculty and student population through Rave Alerts sent via text and email, that two students, one from ARC and one from Cosumnes River College had both been exposed to an individ...

Parking lot safety goes unmonitored on ARC campus

American River College campus has been facing constant problems with hit-and- run incidents, since the beginning of the spring semester, five incidents have already happened at the parking lot structure and also at the parking lot D area. (Photo illustration by Emily Mello)

Clifton Bullock

February 27, 2020

Since the beginning of the spring semester, there have been five hit-and-run incidents in the American River College parking structure and one hit and run in Parking Lot D, according to the Los Rios Community College police department’s crime log. On Jan. 23, for example, Kelly D’Amico, small business managem...

A survey of 2020

The 2020 United States Census takes place on April 1, people are encouraged to participate via online, by phone, or by mail.  (Photo Illustration by Bram Martinez)

Bram Martinez

February 27, 2020

[email protected] The 2020 Census will take place on April 1. The Census, which is a detailed survey of the United States population, takes place every decade.    Noel Mora, public policy and administration major at Sacramento State University, volunteers for the Sac County Census Latinx Committee, which ...

ARC Staff sick of lack of leave

Sociology Professor Jeff Sacha at the first Los Rios Campaign for Family Leave meeting at American River College introducing the leave issues on Jan. 29, 2020.  (Photo by Bram Martinez)

Bram Martinez

February 20, 2020

Jeff Sacha, a full time sociology professor, and Sara Smith, history professor, at American River College, want to start their own families. However, the maternal/paternal leave for faculty in the Los Rios Community College District is a single day.  In comparison, the California Teachers Association...

Primary candidates to review before you vote

As of Feb. 18, 2020, President Donald Trump is far in the lead of Republican candidacy, and currently Bernie Sanders leads Democratic candidacy with Joe Biden at his heels. (File Photo)

Bram Martinez

February 20, 2020

  The California primary presidential election takes place March 3 in California to select the final candidates for the United States Presidential election, which takes place Nov. 3. The following is a guide to the top six Democratic candidates and the only viable option on the Republican side, ...

Former LRPD officer sentenced to 81 years in prison

Noah Winchester told the Current in 2014 that he served for the Sacramento Police Department for 10 years before joining the Los Rios Police Department, but other sources say he only served on the Sac PD for two years and left before his probationary period ended. (File photo by Adnan Ramic)

Ariel Caspar

February 19, 2020

“I will do whatever to keep my student’s safe,” Noah Winchester, former corporal with the Los Rios Police Department once said. That statement came during a November 2014 ride along with a former American River College Current reporter who observed Winchester conducting an off-campus drug bust. ...

Former ARC student and military contractor tragically killed in rocket attack

Former American River College student and Iraqi-American military contractor, Nawres Waleed Hamid was buried in the Greater Sacramento Muslim Cemetery on Jan. 4, 2020, after being killed in a rocket attack in Iraq in December 2019. (Photo courtesy of Scott Crow)

Ariel Caspar

February 19, 2020

In January multiple media outlets reported that former American River College student and Iraqi-American military contractor, Nawres Waleed Hamid, was killed in a rocket attack in Iraq in December 2019. An email sent by ARC president, Thomas Greene reported to college staff and faculty that Hamid was a l...

Beaver Bookstore temporarily stops sale of food and beverage items

On Feb. 11, the Beaver Bookstore at American River College stopped the sale of food and beverage items due to a rodent issue. (Photo by Thomas Cathey)

Thomas Cathey

February 14, 2020

On Tuesday, Feb.11, the Beaver Bookstore at American River College temporarily halted the sale of all food and beverage items as a result of findings during an inspection by the Environmental Management Department (EMD) for Sacramento County. According to an email statement to the Current, Gabe Ross, Assoc...

ASB welcomes newest senate member, approves up to $13,300 on multiple bills

American River College Associated Student Body president Aesha Abduljabbar swears in newest senate member, Ross Kolesnikov at a Student Senate meeting on Feb. 7, 2020. (Photo by Brandon Zamora)

Brandon Zamora

February 13, 2020

The American River College Associated Student Body Senate met on Feb. 7 to discuss multiple bills, including the ARC Promo Team Bill, which was approved. The senate also swore in its newest member.  Before ASB discussed the bills, they swore in new senator, Ross Kolesnikov. Kolesnikov said he is hopi...

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