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A self-care package is a great gift to give this Christmas season if you’re on a budget. (Photo illustration by Madison Duong)

10 Christmas gift ideas on a college budget

Madison Duong, Feature/A&C Editor December 12, 2021

Christmas is upon us and that means many will gather with their loved ones to exchange gifts with each other. If you want to give gifts but are worried about finances, look no further and check out this...

 There are plenty of ways to donate during the holiday season; online, in person or through a phone call. (Photo via Freepik)

Five ways to give back for the holidays

Maya Barber, Staff Writer December 12, 2021

There are many ways to give back to the community this Christmas. Donating will make a social impact and encourage others to do the same. You will also be providing support to organizations and nonprofits...

Finals are right around the corner at American River College, these are five tactics to remember when you start studying. (Photo via Freepik)

Five ways to prepare for finals

Maya Barber, Staff Writer December 8, 2021

Studying for finals can be daunting. Here are five ways to help the process go smoothly and lead you to success this semester.    Study in a quiet place There are many places to study...

Recent high school graduates have been thrown into the online college experience due to the COVID-19 pandemic, that has kept most students online since March 2020. (Photo illustration by Jahson Nahal)

New ARC students voice their opinions on online college experience

Jahson Nahal, Staff Writer December 5, 2021

For some students at American River College, the last time they took an in-person class was during their senior year of high school. ARC shifted online in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and students...

 The American River College library is currently closed in the fall semester of 2021, but will open in spring 2022 with more resources for students and staff. (Photo by Maya Barber)

ARC library will open spring 2022

Maya Barber, Staff Writer December 5, 2021

The American River College Library, which has not been open to the public since the beginning of the pandemic, is set to reopen in the spring of 2022.  During the ARC Student Body meeting on Nov. 5,...

American River College department chair of hospitality, Brian Knirk says the culinary department is approaching the semester with an abundance of caution in fall 2021. (File Photo)

ARC’s culinary department rebuilds after partially returning to campus

Madison Duong, Feature/A&C Editor November 3, 2021

  Brian Knirk, the American River College department chair of hospitality says the culinary department is in a rebuilding year as it makes a slow return to campus after being affected by the COVID-19...

The American River College Transfer Center will be hosting a webinar on Nov. 2 to help students fill out California State University applications for the fall 2022 semester. (Photo via Unsplash)

ARC Transfer Center hosts webinar for CSU application assistance

Samuel Berg, Staff Writer November 1, 2021

The American River College Transfer Center is hosting a webinar to help students with admission and applications for California State Universities for the fall 2022 semester.  The workshop is on Tuesday,...

American River College art photography professor Jodi Hooker started out at community college like many of her students. (Photo courtesy of Jodi Hooker)

ARC photography professor perseveres during COVID-19 pandemic

Usamah Hammour, Staff Writer October 24, 2021

Jodi Hooker, who has loved art and photography since she was young, says she has faced new challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. A professor of art at American River College, Hooker started out like...

 The Learning Resource Center at American River College is a place where students can receive help for any of their technology needs. The center is also distributing Chromebooks for students who need one in the fall semester of 2021. (Photo by Lorraine Barron)

ARC’s Learning Resource Center strives to help students through the fall semester

Samuel Berg, Staff Writer September 27, 2021

The Learning Resource Center at American River College is a program to help students with all of their technology needs both on and off campus.  The LRC computer lab strives to help students who are...

The Delta variant of COVID-19 is causing safety regulations and guards to go back up at American River College in the fall semester of 2021. (Photo via Unsplash)

New delta variant of COVID-19 causes an influx of cases

Maya Barber, Staff Writer September 14, 2021

Over the past year-and-a-half, there has been a worldwide virus attacking the lives of many people. As three new vaccines became available, they allowed many to start living their daily lives again.  Schools...

American River College is hosting a workshop on Sept. 23 at 12:15 p.m with SAFE Credit Union’s certified financial educator, Gina Richardson about three Smart Ways to Start Budgeting. (Photo via Unsplash)

Upcoming ARC workshop helps students budget their money

Madison Duong, Feature/A&C Editor September 13, 2021

American River College is partnering with SAFE Credit Union to host a “3 Smart Ways to Start Budgeting” event for all students on Sept. 23 from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. According to the ARC website’s...

American River College is hosting a workshop with SAFE Credit Union’s certified financial educator, Gina Richardson about mindfulness and money on Sept. 9 at 12:15 p.m. (Photo via Unsplash)

Upcoming ARC workshop helps students manage money

Madison Duong, Feature/A&C Editor September 8, 2021

American River College is partnering with SAFE Credit Union to host a “Mindfulness and Money” event for all students on Sept. 9 at 12:15 p.m. According to the ARC website’s Events page, the workshop...

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