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COVID-19 relief fund still available for students in need

The Los Rios Colleges Foundation continues to raise money for the COVID-19 Relief Fund. So far, the fund has raised over $200,000.n 
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Heather Amberson

September 3, 2020

With campuses still shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Los Rios Colleges Foundation continues to receive donations and provide help to students who are in need.  According to the Los Rios Colleges Foundation website, the fund is set up to assist students with refurbished computers, groc...

Current walks away with 13 state awards

The American River Current brought home 13 publication and on-the-spot competition awards, including general excellence, from the Journalism Association of Community Colleges State Convention from March 28 to 30, 2019. (Photo by Jennah Booth)

Ariel Caspar

April 4, 2019

The American River Current staff enjoyed a successful weekend, bringing home 13 awards from the 2019 Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC) State Convention at the DoubleTree Hotel in Sacramento. Journalism programs from community colleges all over the state gathered at the convention ...

LGBTQ+ ally training addresses misconceptions

The LGBTQ+ Pride Center provides information about resources to students, staff, and faculty. (Photo by Katia Esguerra)

Katia Esguerra

March 6, 2019

Here at American River College in the HUB, the Pride Center is making changes to help support, educate and inform the community on how to be an ally to LGBTQ+ students. Emilie Mitchell, coordinator for the ARC Pride Center and faculty member for the psychology department, defined LGBTQ+ for students and...

ARC production wins national and regional awards

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Nathan Bauer

October 3, 2017

American River College’s production of “Cabaret,” won regional and national awards for its performance during the American College Theater Festival in Denver this February. The show was one of three others chosen from 200 submissions in the northwestern United States. Lead actor Elio Guti...

ARC instructor creates mosaics and murals with help of students

A student stands next to a ceramic mosaic wall in the biological sciences hallway at American River College in Sacramento, California on Sept. 12, 2017. (Photo by Nathan Bauer)

Nathan Bauer

September 19, 2017

Spread across the American River College campus are ceramic murals and mosaics created by Ceramics Professor Linda Gelfman and her students. Gelfman became an ARC faculty member in 2001 and since that time she and her students have created 11 works of art for the campus. The pieces include “...

Opinion: From safe spaces to Brave Spaces

Brave spaces are a unique place that allow students to speak about issues currently bothering them. (Photo Courtesy of Shutterstock)

Solange Echeverria

March 6, 2017

It was the Wednesday just after last November’s Presidential election. The mood on campus was at best, subdued. Those of us who did not vote for Donald Trump and what his supporters stood for were swinging on the continuum between somberness and outright anger with a hefty dose of fear. I needed so...

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