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LRCCD concludes workshop weeks of action to aid undocumented students

Immigration activist advocating for DACA reinstatement, ending the incarceration of immigrant children seeking asylum and carrying signs reading “Abolish ICE” convene in front of the Sacramento County Sheriff's Detention center in Sacramento, Calif. Sacramento County works directly with ICE to remove undocumented immigrants including Dreamers without DACA and those without immigration status, a clear contradiction to the states mandate for law enforcement not to work with ICE. (Photo by Irvis Orozco)
LRCCD hosted Weeks of Undocumented action events, to help aid undocumented students through college
November 19, 2020

Undocumented students, also known as Dreamers largely felt the angst of the presidential elections according to Sacramento City College counselor Sandra Guzman, who works with this community. This election...

Club Day made possible through new virtual platform, Booth Central

On Oct. 20, the Student Senate discussed new plans and ideas for clubs to continue to function and prosper amidst the pandemic during the Club and Events Board meeting. (Photo from unsplash.com)
Five new clubs are officially recognized
October 30, 2020

The Student Senate discussed the possibility of using a new virtual platform for Club Day during its meeting on Oct. 20. Because the pandemic has forced many events to hold online meetings and virtual...

Pride Center invites LGBTQ+ students to spill their tea

The American River College Pride Center invites LGBTQ+ students to spill their tea by attending Communi-Tea Tuesdays, a virtual Pride Center Space, during the fall 2020 semester. (Photo courtesy of the ARC Pride Center)
Communi-Tea Tuesdays give students a space to be themselves
October 21, 2020

The American River College Pride Center is holding a weekly virtual event, Communi-Tea Tuesdays, as a way to help create a space for LGBTQ+ students to talk and share their experiences while they are away...

Photo of the Day

American River College started construction on its Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (STEM) building in 2018.  Now, after nearly two years, construction crews completed the building in August, according to Michael Klingman, Flint Project Manager. 

Klingman adds that there are still fill adjustments that need to be made on the inside of the building. 
“We’re still working through the punch and commissioning items,” Kingman said. 

The facility was scheduled to open at the start of the fall semester, but with all the COVID-19 setbacks, the opening of the new STEM building has been postponed until further notice. (Photo by Emily Mello)
September 4, 2020

Sacramento community joins up to collect donations to help with the fight for change

The Sacramento LGBT Community Center and the Gender Health Center stationed themselves in the Center’s parking lot on 20th and J Street in downtown Sacramento to provide medical supplies for protesters, on June 2, 2020. Volunteers assembled care kits that contained medical supplies, snacks, and water to be distributed for the demonstrators while they marched against police brutality. (Photo by Emily Mello)
“This is people power; it’s community collaboration.”
June 16, 2020

On a hot afternoon in early June, in a parking lot near the Sacramento LGBT Community Center in downtown Sacramento, individuals set up a donation tent, with two tables underneath it, each one stocked...

Video games to play while under quarantine

Video games are a good way to explore far away lands while staying at home. (Courtesy of Bagogames)
April 1, 2020

Some people still want social time, but COVID-19 is still a thing, so maybe isolation is a better route. Now that everyone is in quarantine, there are a limited amount of activities that can be done. Most...

ARC cancels on-campus events until at least April

On March 18, the Los Rios Community College District closed campuses and transitioned all classes online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Scheduled events were postponed or canceled while some services have been moved to virtual appointments. (photo courtesy of counton2.com)
March 25, 2020

On March 17, the American River College communications office sent an email to inform the college’s population of the latest status concerning COVID-19 regarding ARC and all Los Rios facilities. As of...

Photo Gallery : College faces pandemic

A sign that reads ‘Campus Is Closed No Permit Required’ hangs on the ticket kiosk in an empty parking lot at American River College on March 16, 2020. Since the Los Rios Community College closed its campuses, students’ classes are now converted to online until further notice.
March 17, 2020

The Los Rios Community College District announced on March 12 that the district will postpone face to face classes which results in online classes until further notice. White flyers with big bold red letters...

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