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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...

Discussion boards have been a big part of online learning at American River College. They provide students the opportunity to interact with their classmates about several different topics. Some people find these discussion boards helpful while some find them a hassle. (Photo Illustration by Jahson Nahal)

Discussion boards provide interaction for online ARC students

Jahson Nahal, Sports Editor May 16, 2022

For some students at American River College, the most interaction they’ve had with their classmates has been via messages sent to them on discussion boards. ARC shifted online in March 2020 due to the...

American River College needs to improve the quality of the food available in the cafeteria to meet everyone’s dietary needs. (Photo by Estera Nicoi via Unsplash)

ARC needs more food options to meet everyone’s dietary needs

Lorraine Barron, Opinion Editor May 16, 2022

If you go to the cafeteria at American River College, it’s likely you will mainly find “junk food.” Things that are easy to grab and go. There are sodas, Hot Pockets, bagels and other foods that...

 Beavers Against Hate allows you to pledge your support, through the American River College website in the spring semester of 2022. (Photo via Unsplash)

ARC offers pledge with Beavers Against Hate

Maya Barber, Feature Editor April 21, 2022

Beavers Against Hate is a college-wide initiative for all students and faculty to join. It is a commitment to uphold standards of social justice, equity, and doing right for our community.  According...

Since the fall 2020 semester, at American River College, HomeBase has appeared on many students Canvas homepage, acting as an academic guide for new and continuing students. In the spring of 2022 HomeBase is now also back on campus. (Photo via Brooke Cagle on Unsplash)

HomeBase is back on campus

Maya Barber, Feature Editor March 31, 2022

Since the fall 2020 semester, HomeBase has appeared on many students' Canvas homepage, acting as an academic guide for new and continuing students. HomeBase is now also in a physical space on the American...

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...

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