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American River College’s Meditation Room provides a clean, quiet place for students to use. (Photo by Shy Bell)

ARC offers space for people to be alone

Shy Bell, A&C Editor May 18, 2024

With the busyness of college life, especially as the semester dwindles to a close, students can find themselves lacking a place of reprieve on campus. Although places like the library and Learning Resource...

Jesus Miranda (right) and Troy Bernard (left) prepare to make sourdough in Hospitality Management class 326 on April 4, 2024. (Photo by Jose Leon)

Take this class: Hospitality Management 326

Jose Leon, Staff Writer May 16, 2024

As the rich smell of malty sweetness fills your lungs, the sense of floating dreamily is cut by the quick and organized movements of student bakers gliding across the room. The hustle and bustle of the...

The task of trying to talk to a counselor can be a stressful one. (Photo Illustration by Shy Bell)

LRCCD should make counseling more accessible to students

The Current Staff May 16, 2024

Navigating the ins and outs of college can be difficult for anyone. This includes both students who are fresh out of high school and students returning to school after a hiatus. The criteria for transferring...

A patron of the Kaneko Gallery studies the art during the “Homosocial” exhibition on May 2, 2024. (Photo by Shy Bell)

Kaneko Gallery hosts “Homosocial” exhibition

Shy Bell, A&C Editor May 16, 2024

As the semester draws to a close, there is still an opportunity for American River College students to catch a glimpse of some art on campus before summer break. The Kaneko gallery’s “Homosocial”...

Paula Ackman, a volunteer from Lend A Heart, with therapy dog Cosmo on February 28, 2024 in the Student Center at American River College. (Photo by Chris Johnson)

ARC to host therapy dog event for students during stressful time period

Chris Johnson, Staff Writer April 27, 2024

As exam season approaches, students may find themselves overcome with stress and anxiety. According to TimelyCare, a website that focuses on improving the mental health of students, research suggests that...

Two of the limited number of vending machines available on the American River College campus, pictured on February 21, 2024, can be found near the Dusty Baker Center. (Photo by Waheed Daud)

Few vending machines remain on the ARC campus

Waheed Daud, Staff Writer April 9, 2024

When students have some free time on campus, they may walk around to find a nice and refreshing drink from a vending machine. The only problem with that is that there are few vending machines around the...

Davies Hall, pictured on February 29, 2024, is currently fenced off from the American River College community. (Photo by Waheed Daud)

Davies Hall set to undergo reconstruction

Joseph Bianchini and Waheed Daud April 4, 2024

It has been over five months since Davies Hall and its 36 classrooms and 95 offices shut down, sending American River College students and faculty into a frenzy. Since then, ARC has found a way to navigate...

Jose Ramirez, a construction worker, works on the restroom in the American River College lower library on March 28, 2024. (Photo by Elisha Chandra)

ARC’s lower library scheduled to reopen soon

Elisha Chandra, Staff Writer April 2, 2024

American River College’s lower library is scheduled to be reopened for both classes and faculty offices soon, according to Kaitlyn Collignon, ARC’s public information officer.  “Classes are expected...

Flowers help color the corner in American River College’s Student Center on February 9, 2024. (Photo by Shy Bell)

ARC’s floral sale brings more than flowers to students

Shy Bell, A&C Editor February 21, 2024

With the onset of spring comes the essence of creation, newness and revitalization. Trees begin to regrow, animals come out of hibernation and bugs scour the land in search of their next meal. Spring delivers...

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