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The lower library entrance was not accessible due to a sewage leak in the third floor restroom. (Photo by Heather Amberson)

Sewage leak in ARC’s lower library

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor February 10, 2023

At American River College’s main campus, the lower library suffered two significant sewage leaks first on Jan. 31 and again on Feb. 11. Facilities management was notified and discovered that the first...

David Austin, new Pride Center coordinator, focuses on community in and outside of the classroom. (Photo by Jaqueline Ruvalcaba)

David Austin, communications professor at ARC, is the new Pride Center coordinator

Jaqueline Ruvalcaba, Arts & Culture, Social Media Editor December 16, 2022

The Pride Center, a hang-out space centered around LGBTQIA+ identities at American River College, is getting a makeover for the spring of 2023. David Austin, professor and department chair of communication...

Melanie Dixon said goodbye to staff and faculty at a farewell gathering on Dec. 6 at American River College. (Photo by Lorraine Barron)

ARC president Melanie Dixon to resign at the end of the semester

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor December 10, 2022

On Dec. 6, a farewell gathering was held at American River College for president Melanie Dixon. Faculty, staff and students from the different areas of the Los Rios Community College District were present.  Dixon,...

The American River Current staff won multiple awards at the 2022 Journalism Association of Community College’s conference with Heather Amberson, Jaqueline Ruvalcaba and Lorraine Barron leading the way. (Photo by Jonathan Plazola)

ARC’s Current staff win multiple awards at JACC conference

Jonathan Plazola, Staff Writer November 8, 2022

The American River College Current staff members won multiple awards at the 2022 Journalism Association of Community College’s Regional Conference for its excellence in journalism coverage and editing...

On Nov. 3, American River College President Melanie Dixon announced that she will be leaving her role as president at the end of the fall 2022 semester. (Photo courtesy of Melanie Dixon)

ARC president Melanie Dixon announces she is leaving position

Heather Amberson , Editor-in-Chief November 3, 2022

On Nov. 3, American River College president Melanie Dixon sent an email to faculty and staff announcing that she will leave her role as president at the end of the fall 2022 semester.  An announcement...

On Oct. 20, Clubs gather outside the Diane Bryant STEM Innovation Center to promote their clubs with food and games available to students. (Photo by Jonathan Plazola)

Photo of the Day: October 20, 2022

Jonathan Plazola, Staff Writer October 21, 2022

Steves Pizza owner Rodney Ibanez and workers, Yesenia Delgado, and Jose Estrada are shown in the picture as they celebrate their first day serving American River College on Tuesday, Sept. 27 (Photo by Jonathon Plazola)

Steve’s Pizza and 5 Sips celebrate big week by opening business to American River College students

Jonathan Plazola, Staff Writer October 6, 2022

American River College has added more food and beverage options on campus for students. Both Sacramento’s locally owned 5 Sips Coffee and Steve’s Pizza opened on Sept. 26 to serve students and faculty....

At the library on the main campus of American River College, protestors stood together to voice their objection to the COVID-19 vaccine mandate. (Photo by Jonathon Plazola)

Protesters gathered outside the library at ARC to voice objection to COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor October 4, 2022

Protesters gathered on Sept. 28, in front of the library at American River College, to voice objection against the mandate for the COVID-19 vaccination.  The protesters want the mandate to be ended...

Students are back in class in the new Science Technology Engineering & Mathematics building at American River College - just one of the many campus changes. (Photo by Jaqueline Ruvalcaba & Carla Montaruli)

ARC students see changes in the facility and education services on campus

Since March 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic started, many aspects related to the facility and education services have changed at American River College.  Returning students who have not been able...

The horticulture department is looking for tree trimming and irrigation services as it develops as of April 18, 2022. (Photo by Alyssa Branum)

ARC’s horticulture department is looking for more helping hands

Alyssa Branum , Staff Writer May 16, 2022

American River College’s horticulture department is back on campus since it opened up in February, and working to get plants back to thriving since the lockdown.  Students within the department...

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