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Effie Yeaw Nature Center provides opportunities for college students to relax

Megan Wutzke, Staff Writer April 20, 2021

College students balance work, school, and other responsibilities, but they often neglect to find time to relax. Many healthcare professionals recommend recharging in nature for physical and mental health...

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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COVID-19 relief fund still available for students in need

Heather Amberson and 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...

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)

Current walks away with 13 state awards

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...

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

LGBTQ+ ally training addresses misconceptions

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...

American River Colleges production of Cabaret won both regional and national awards at the American College Theater Festival in Denver this February.

Left to right: Rayana Wedge, Supatchaya Sunpanich, Kyra Britto (as Sally Bowles), Emmanuel Jimenez and Alysia Samba pose in costume. The musical Cabaret opened at ARC October 7, 2016. (Photo courtesy of Brian Williams)

ARC production wins national and regional awards

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...

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)

ARC instructor creates mosaics and murals with help of students

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...

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

Opinion: From safe spaces to Brave Spaces

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...

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