The American River Current

LRCCD hopes for a diverse set of options for potential foodservice providers

Aramark’s contract with Los Rios Community College District will either be reinstated or removed in June 2020. Many students say they are concerned, as they do not want the contract reinstated. (file photo)

Oden Taylor

March 23, 2020

Last semester, outrage about fair pricing, club fundraising, and quality of food, among other concerns, sparked among many students and faculty members of American River College regarding the Los Rios Community College District’s food service provider, Aramark.  Students and faculty held focus groups last ...

ARC community urges district to cut ties with controversial food service vendor

Aramark’s contract as Los Rios Community College District's food service provider ends in 2020. Many people across campuses want to prevent the district from entering into a new contract with the company, who also provides meals to offer 500 prisons across the U.S., as well as allegedly with ICE detention centers. (Photo by Emily Mello)

Jennah Booth and Oden Taylor

November 20, 2019

By Oden Taylor & Jennah Booth In a move that could reshape each Los Rios Community College District campus’s food services offerings, students, clubs and faculty alike have banded together in an effort to advocate against the district’s contract with its current food service provider, Ara...

Latino Unidos host Cinco de Mayo event

Members of Latinos Unidios at American River College behind an information booth regarding Cinco De Mayo on April 24, 2018. (Photo by Michael Pacheco)

Michael Pacheco

May 9, 2018

Latinos Unidos hosted a Cinco de Mayo informational event on April 26. The club planned the event to take place the week before the holiday, due to the scheduling of Asian-Pacific Islander Heritage Week events happening the same week. The event consisted of a small informational speech regarding...

Senate pays six-month-old Aramark bill

Director of Communications Tami Dunning reads the Senate agenda for Thursday's meeting. The board was unable to complete an agenda item to pay a six-year-old Aramark bill, so they held a special meeting on Friday and payed the outstanding balance in full. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

February 5, 2016

American River College’s Student Senate passed a bill to pay $1,241 to Aramark for catering the 2015 Fall Leadership Summit, during a special meeting Friday. Senate called the special meeting because they were unable to pass the bill during previous meetings. The inability to get the bill pa...

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