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Los Rios Community College District students can learn about transferring to over 50 colleges and universities at virtual transfer week from Sept. 20-Sept. 23. (Photo via Unsplash)

LRCCD to host virtual transfer week

Jahson Nahal, Staff Writer September 19, 2021

The Los Rios Community College District will host a virtual transfer week from Sept. 20-Sept. 23, during which students from all four Los Rios colleges can learn about transferring to over 50 colleges...

Since March 2020, the American River College campus has been empty but with the newest reopening plan, some students can start to return to campus with proof of their COVID-19 vaccination in the fall semester of 2021. (Photo via Unsplash)

ARC’s newest reopening plan brings in-person offerings back to campus

Jahson Nahal, Staff Writer September 14, 2021

Since March 2020, the American River College campus has been shut down and classes have been online. But, now, for the fall 2021 semester, ARC has partially reopened, with more in-person classes and a...

Community college campuses across California, including American River College, have seen a significant decrease in student enrollment with the transition to online classes due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the fall semester of 2021. (Photo via Unsplash)

Community colleges throughout California experience decreased enrollment

Samuel Berg, Staff Writer September 10, 2021

With a new wave of COVID-19 sweeping the nation, many community colleges have seen student enrollment rates drop drastically. According to a study conducted by the National Student Clearinghouse, student...

It was revealed during the Los Rios fall 2021 convocation that LRCCD Chancellor Brian King has tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing severe symptoms, despite being fully vaccinated. King is currently recovering at home and getting better each day. (File Photo)

LRCCD Chancellor Brian King tests positive for COVID-19

Heather Amberson, Editor-In-Chief August 28, 2021

Los Rios Community College District Chancellor Brian King has tested positive for COVID-19, despite being fully vaccinated, according to Los Rios Deputy Chancellor Jamey Nye.  “You were probably...

Unpaid internships need to be a thing of the past. They usually only work for people who are well off or have parents to help with finances, which limits the talent available. (Photo via Freepik)

Unpaid internships exploit people who hope for a better life

Heather Amberson, Managing Editor March 25, 2021

There are two types of internships, paid and unpaid internships. Both are similar; the main difference is that one doesn’t pay and only offers experience and a chance to work for the company or get a...

The Beaver Food Pantry is distributing food and toiletries on the ARC campus on March 22. There will also be two more distributions on April 26 and May 24. (Photo via the ARC Beaver Food Pantry Instagram)

Beaver Food Pantry schedules three distributions for spring semester

Heather Amberson, Managing Editor March 19, 2021

On March 22, the Beaver Food Pantry will distribute food and toiletries on the American River College campus. The distribution is scheduled from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. by the portable buildings near Davies...

In recent years, there has been an increase of women in ownership roles with professional sports teams. This is important, because it creates diversity and shows young girls and women that anything is possible. (Photo illustration by Heather Amberson)

Women’s ownership in sports is vital to growing the game

Heather Amberson, Managing Editor March 17, 2021

For a long time, the only people you saw in sports ownership roles were white males. That has started to change in recent years with people of all races and genders entering into an ownership role within...

Students gather during Welcome Day on Sept. 13, 2018. The fall 2021 semester will be in a hybrid format that will feature a return to campus for some classes. Twenty-two “Impossible to Convert” Career Education classes and a few others that allow proper social distancing, while not reducing course access for students, will be returning to campus. (File Photo)

Fall 2021 semester to be a hybrid format

Heather Amberson, Managing Editor March 1, 2021

Los Rios Community College District campuses have been closed, except for a few classes that couldn’t be moved online, for almost a year now due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Today, the LRCCD has announced...

California has approved a $600 or more stimulus for eligible residents. Californians who make $30,000 a year or less, undocumented workers, CalWORKS recipients, people who are blind, people over 65 and people who are disabled are eligible. (Photo via Pixabay)

California approves $600 or more stimulus for eligible residents

Heather Amberson, Managing Editor March 1, 2021

Since spring 2020, throughout the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which has caused financial hardships for many, the federal government has given out two stimulus checks to eligible citizens. California is...

By making improvements to Canvas modules, class schedules and tech needs, education can become more equitable to every student. (Photo via Pixabay)

Accessibility issues are equitability issues

Editorial Staff February 18, 2021

All campuses in the Los Rios Community College District have been closed for almost a full year now due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The resulting lockdown has illuminated some of the issues with equitable...

Students travel to classes between Davies Hall and the portable village on Sept. 5, 2019. There is a chance that there can be a return to campus for the fall 2021 semester. Student and faculty listening sessions and reopening reports are among the steps that will determine a possible reopening. (File Photo)

Fall semester reopening still uncertain

Heather Amberson, Managing Editor February 16, 2021

College campuses, including American River College and others in the Los Rios Community College District, have been shut down for almost a full year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, student and faculty...

Former American River College student, Jorge Riley, was arrested after admitting on video that he was involved in the Jan. 6, 2021, storming of the U.S. Capitol. (Photo courtesy of CBS)

Former ARC student, Jorge Riley, arrested after storming capitol

Heather Amberson, Managing Editor January 29, 2021

On Jan. 6, former American River College student Jorge Riley joined thousands of Donald Trump’s supporters in storming the U.S. Capitol after Trump delivered a speech, in which many argue, he urged his...

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