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ASB senator walks out of board meeting

Senator Alexxandria Paige walked out of the ASB meeting after citing insufficient training, at American River College on Nov. 1, 2019. (Photo by Jack Harris)

Jack Harris

November 12, 2019

A student senator left the American River College Associated Student Body meeting on Nov. 1, after highlighting issues on senators’ education of procedures and practices. Additionally, ASB discussed several issues including missed deadlines and amending bills.  Senator Alexxandria Paige walked out after c...

LRPD releases 2019 Clery Report crime statistics

The 2019 Clery Report was published by the Los Rios Police Department on Sept. 27, 2019 showing a trend of fewer reported crimes across Los Rios Campuses. (Courtesy Art)

Colin Bartley

November 6, 2019

The Los Rios annual Clery Report for 2019 was published by the Los Rios Police Department on Sept. 27, 2019 in a district-wide email. The Clery Report is an annual report that is published every year by Oct. 1 by universities detailing the number of crimes reported on campuses according the clery re...

ASB allocates up to $15,000 for itself

(From left to right) Senator Desireé Rodriguez, Jacob Couch and Fang Liu listen before voting on Bill F19-XX, which will reallocate $15,000 for the Senate registration,  at American River College on Oct. 11, 2019.

Josh Ghiorso

October 28, 2019

The American River College Associated Student Body met Oct. 11 to swear in a new senator and discuss a new bill, the Circle of Change Bill F19-XX, that would allow up to $15,000 to be reallocated for Senate Registration. They also met to discuss and possibly take action on creating student inclusion t...

Controversial flyer sparks campus-wide debate

A flyer ignited a campus-wide conversation after this photo, taken by an unknown person, was shared in an American River College faculty email thread, as well as on Reddit and Twitter.

Jennah Booth

October 23, 2019

A flyer posted outside of the UNITE office in the HUB ignited controversy among both staff and students, and prompted a formal apology from American River College President Thomas Greene. The flyer which read, “Masculine black men; check your male privilege before entering,” was posted without ...

ARC President Thomas Greene to retire in 2020

American River College president Thomas Greene will retire in June 2020, after almost six years in the position. (File Photo)

Bram Martinez

October 23, 2019

American River College President Thomas Greene will retire from his position on June 30, 2020. Greene first came to ARC in August 2014 to replace former president David Viar, who became president of the Glendale Community College District, according to the Sacramento Business Journal.  “As pri...

Brothers Breaking Barriers provides positive space for students of color

Kelvin Burt (left) and Joshua Harris (right) are two of the first students who started Brothers Breaking Barriers, which aims to create a space that supports men of
color on the American River Campus. (Photo by Thomas Cathey)

Thomas Cathey

October 23, 2019

Joshua Harris, a student and former campus patrolman for American River College, hopes to help out students on campus in a different way this semester.  After originating as an occasional workshop, “Brothers Breaking Barriers” has now become a permanent organization at ARC. As it became instituti...

ASB approves business card bill, preps for silent disco event

The American River College Associated Student Body met on Oct. 18 to pass two new bills regarding business cards for the student senate members and the upcoming silent disco event on campus for all students to attend. (Photo by Brandon Zamora)

Brandon Zamora

October 22, 2019

The American River College Associated Student Body Senate met Oct. 18 to vote on two bills regarding business cards for the senate members, a silent disco event on campus and new topics for future board meetings. The first bill the board passed was the Senate Bill F19 - XX, the business cards bill...

ASB prepares for undocumented students week

President Aesha Abduljabbar (left) addresses the Student Senate meeting agenda with Parliamentarian Lorenzo Cuesta (right) at American River College on Oct. 4 , 2019.

Colin Bartley

October 9, 2019

The American River College Student Senate met Oct. 4 to prepare for Undocumented Students Week and to vote on the Winter Essentials for Students Bill F19-XX, which would allocate up to $1,000 to be spent on winter essentials like blankets and socks for students. The senate discussed how it would support Un...

Even a brain tumor can’t stop this music driven professor

Professor Arthur Lapierre directs his MUP 401 Advanced Vocal Jazz Ensemble class at American River Collge on Sept. 20, 2019. (Photo by Jack Harris)

Jack Harris

October 9, 2019

Arthur Lapierre arrived before the rest of his class to a room with walls lined with acoustic padding and a plethora of orchestral instruments and equipment pushed up to the edges. Lapierre wheeled the grand piano across the empty floor, swept the cover off and started to play. He began playing a pie...

Student involved in accident in ARC parking lot

On Oct. 1, 2019, at least one student was involved in a car accident in parking lot A at American River College. Nobody was injured, according to Public Information Officer Scott Crow. (Photo by Emily Mello)

Jennah Booth

October 2, 2019

At least one American River College student was involved in a car accident in parking lot A just before 11 a.m. Wednesday. According to ARC Public Information Officer Scott Crow, there were several vehicles involved but no one was injured.  Crow said that although Los Rios Police Department w...

STEM construction on track to finish in 2020

The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) building continues to be a working progress as the semester resumes at American River College on Sept. 16, 2019. The STEM building is on track to be finished in 2020, according to Public Information Officer Scott Crow. (Photo By Bram Martinez)

Bram Martinez

October 2, 2019

As many people may have noticed there is construction of a new building at the heart of campus, where the liberal arts area used to be in order to modernize its equipment and utilities.  For almost two-and-a-half years, the American River College campus has undergone construction of the new Science, Te...

Art student detained by ICE

Art New Media student Miguel Gonzalez-Miranda, pictured here standing next to his works at the James Kaneko art Gallery at American River College in 2014, was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents on June, 2019. (File Photo)

Jennah Booth

September 30, 2019

American River College art student Miguel Gonzalez-Miranda’s portrait “Inner Puzzle” has sat in a narrow closet in the back of the James Kaneko Gallery since early spring. Intended to hang in a student art show in February, the glass-framed, mixed-media collage was too heavy to hang and needed...

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