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Chancellor of Los Rios Community College District Brian King, pictured at American River College on Dec. 6, 2022, is a finalist for chancellor of the San Diego Community College District. (Photo by Lorraine Barron)

LRCCD Chancellor Brian King is a finalist for chancellor of San Diego Community College District

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor December 5, 2023

Brian King, chancellor of the Los Rios Community College District, was listed as a finalist for the chancellor position at the San Diego Community College District on Nov. 16, according to the SDCCD website. The...

American River College Beaver Cares needs to be held accountable for the funds to support students. (Photo by Lorraine Barron)

ARC’s Beaver Cares services are complicated and difficult for students to access

The Current Staff November 28, 2023

American River College’s Beaver Cares program is supposed to provide services for students in crisis, but instead a student must battle for their needs to be met. Beaver Cares needs to be held accountable...

 A short film about ARC President Lisa Cardoza will be played on Oct. 11 at noon. (Photo Courtesy of ARC website)

Get to know ARC President Lisa Cardoza on Oct. 11

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor October 10, 2023

Lisa Cardoza, president of American River College, will share a little bit of her story with the ARC community on Oct. 11 at noon in the Student Center.  A short film, “ARC: River Tales: Dr. Lisa...

Los Rios Community College District and American River College administration wait for the Davies Hall’s town hall to start at ARC on Oct. 2. (Photo by Rain Barron)

ARC community voices concerns during Brian King town hall

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor October 9, 2023

The American River College community expressed frustration and doubt in Brian King, chancellor of the Los Rios Community College District, at two town halls hosted by Brian Knirk, president of the Academic...

Brian King, chancellor of the Los Rios Community College District, will host a town hall meeting at American River College’s main campus on Oct. 2 at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. (Photo courtesy of the Los Rios Community College District)

LRCCD Chancellor Brian King will host two town hall sessions at ARC on Oct. 2

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor September 28, 2023

Brian King, chancellor of the Los Rios Community College District, will host two town hall sessions at the American River College main campus on Oct. 2 at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Each session will take place...

Due to the possibility of catastrophic failure during a seismic event Davies Hall is fenced off. (Photo by Joseph Bianchini)

Faculty voices frustration at the closure of Davies Hall

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor September 26, 2023

American River College faculty expressed dissatisfaction at Los Rios Community College District’s handling of the closure of Davies Hall at the Academic Senate meeting on Sept. 14; Lisa Cardoza, president...

The Los Rios Community College District is back to charging for parking since the pandemic. If the daily parking machines aren’t working students won’t be required to pay for parking. (Photo by Joseph Bianchini)

Parking requirements are changing for the fall 2023 semester

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor September 5, 2023

When the fall 2023 semester started at American River College in late August, students faced the enforcement of paid parking for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the ARC website,...

Kaitlyn Collignon is American River College’s new public information officer. (Photo by Lorraine Barron)

Kaitlyn Collignon is ARC’s new interim public information officer

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor February 15, 2023

As of the start of the spring 2023 semester, American River College has a new public information officer, Kaitlyn Collignon. Collignon has been with the Los Rios Community College District for about...

The lower library entrance was not accessible due to a sewage leak in the third floor restroom. (Photo by Heather Amberson)

Sewage leak in ARC’s lower library

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor February 10, 2023

At American River College’s main campus, the lower library suffered two significant sewage leaks first on Jan. 31 and again on Feb. 11. Facilities management was notified and discovered that the first...

American River College football team photo (Photo courtesy of Jon Osterhout)

The American River College football team rallied behind each other to have a great season.

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor December 18, 2022

The American River College football team had a great season and made it to the Northern California Football Conference Championship game on Dec. 3, which would end in a loss.  The team has good reasons...

Melanie Dixon said goodbye to staff and faculty at a farewell gathering on Dec. 6 at American River College. (Photo by Lorraine Barron)

ARC president Melanie Dixon to resign at the end of the semester

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor December 10, 2022

On Dec. 6, a farewell gathering was held at American River College for president Melanie Dixon. Faculty, staff and students from the different areas of the Los Rios Community College District were present.  Dixon,...

Homebase has many different locations at American River College’s main campus. (Photo by Lorraine Barron)

ARC’s new program Homebase is here to help new and current students

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor December 5, 2022

As students start the journey to navigate through community college, American River College has implemented a program to assist through the process, Homebase. There are six different Homebases, with...

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