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Lisa Cardoza will take leadership of American River College on July 15.. (Photo Courtesy of Sacramento State/Andrea Price)

Lisa Cardoza appointed the new president of American River College

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor May 17, 2023

Lisa Cardoza was announced as the new president of American River College on April 28 in an email from Brian King, chancellor of the Los Rios Community College District.  Cardoza's previous position...

The Sacramento area offers many different opportunities to make lasting memories this summer. (Photo illustration by Kaitlyn Riley)

10 fun activities to do this summer

Kaitlyn Riley, Staff Writer May 17, 2023

During the summer students have about three months off and after a while they may run out of ideas of fun things to do. If you’re looking for some ideas of summer activities, look no further.   Go...

American River College’s Associated Student Body voted for each of its members to receive $600 payment. (Photo by Shy Bell)

ASB passes bill allowing members to receive payment

Shy Bell, Staff Writer May 15, 2023

During its meeting on May 5, American River College’s Associated Student Body passed Bill 23-06. This bill allows members of the ASB to receive a $600 stipend. Brett Sawyer, student life supervisor,...

Full time employees in the Los Rios district have benefited the most from the new contract proposals while part-time employees don’t receive those benefits. The campaign for Family Workplace Justice previously attended a March 8 Board of Trustees meeting to advocate for better staff benefits at the Los Rios District Office. (Photo courtesy of Sara Smith)

LRCCD full-time faculty receive workplace benefits at the cost of part-time faculty

Kaitlyn Riley, Staff Writer May 15, 2023

The campaign for Family Workplace Justice spent time advocating for better benefits for all Los Rios staff this year. The contract agreement was settled on April 28 and wasn’t as beneficial as staff...

The LRCCD will be going back to charging for parking permits in the fall 2023 semester. If they truly want to limit barriers for students they should continue to offer free parking. (Photo illustration by Jeralynn Querubin)

The LRCCD should keep student parking free

The Current Staff May 11, 2023

During the spring 2020 semester, the COVID-19 pandemic forced everything to shut down, which meant that students, staff and faculty had to work remotely. Because of this, the Los Rios Community College...

Davina Escalante, ARC player during the Conference Final match, on April 5. Instead of worrying about whether their opponent will be truthful, players should focus on giving it their all during the game. (Photo courtesy by Rain Barron)

During a college tennis match the absence of referees can be a problem

Carla Montaruli, Opinion & Social Media Editor May 11, 2023

In college, tennis players must serve as their own referees during a match. It is hard to think of reasons why this has not been fixed yet. As a college tennis player myself, sometimes I found this...

Head pieces designed by Tracey Benedict along with a dress designed by Thomas Gatewood at the Kaneko Gallery on April 4, 2023. (Photo by Jeralynn Querubin)

ARC fashion department students take on the Kaneko Gallery

Jeralynn Querubin, Staff Writer May 11, 2023

Despite the fashion department’s decision to hold an annual fashion show, the creativity continues to flow. Two American River College students, Tracey Benedict and Thomas Gatewood, showcased their curated...

Art Lapierre sits at his piano after the ensembles rehearsal May 3. (Photo by Shy Bell)

ARC’s vocal jazz ensemble’s upcoming performance is the last for semester

Shy Bell, Staff Writer May 11, 2023

American River College’s vocal jazz ensemble will perform its last show of the semester on May 10 at ARC’s theater. Not only is this the last show this semester, but it is also the last official show...

“Call Me If You Get Lost: The Estate Sale” by Tyler, The Creator, released on March 31. (Photo courtesy of Columbia Records)

Tyler, The Creator picks up where he left off in “Call Me If You Get Lost: The Estate Sale”

Matthew Soderlund, Staff Writer May 11, 2023

Tyler, The Creator adds to his 2021 Grammy winning album “Call Me If You Get Lost,” with “Call Me If You Get Lost: The Estate Sale,” which features eight brand new tracks packed with noteworthy...

Stepping away from your computer for a few minutes or getting a workout in before class can be beneficial to your academic performance. Even studying or reading while working out or doing yoga can help promote concentration. (Photo illustration by Kaitlyn Riley)

Staying active can help students improve academic outcome

Kaitlyn Riley, Staff Writer May 7, 2023

Getting up and being active, whether that’s going for a walk or riding a bike, can help improve your grades. From personal experience whenever I work out, I always have more motivation and I am able...

With an estimate of 150 million Americans using TikTok, the U.S. governments attempt to ban the app stirs controversy among users. (Photo via Pixabay)

The government is trying to ban TikTok, but is it really necessary?

Jeralynn Querubin, Staff Writer May 5, 2023

In December 2022, President Joe Biden signed a bill to ban TikTok on government-owned devices. According to an article by ABC News, government officials are concerned about data breaches and privacy regarding...

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