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ARC student spent the summer volunteering in the Dominican Republic

Berenis Leonard, second left, poses for a photo with her students. Leonard developed the dance and music program for Outreach360, a group that has a goal of educating the children of the Dominican Republic.

Ashlynn Johnson

September 24, 2015

For the majority of students, summer vacation is spent working, taking classes or having fun with friends or family, but for American River College student Berenis Leonard, summer was spent teaching dance, music and English in the Dominican Republic. Leonard volunteered with a program called Outr...

Opinion: Bus pass measure not perfect, but the best choice

Students board the No. 1 Bus on the corner of College Oak Drive and Orange Grove Avenue adjacent to American River College. Students should support Measure A, which would renew the universal transit pass for Los Rios students. (Photo by John Ferrannini)

Ashlynn Johnson, John Ferrannini, John Ferrannini, and Ashlynn Johnson

September 9, 2015

By John Ferrannini and Ashlynn Johnson Voting to renew the universal transit pass (UTP) agreement between the Los Rios district and Sacramento Regional Transit (RT) on Eservices on Sept. 22 and 23 would benefit all students, whether they take the bus or drive. Measure A, which is up for a vote by al...

Sex, blood and flu shots

An assortment of contraceptives spell out the word

Ashlynn Johnson and Cheyenne Drury

August 31, 2015

By Cheyenne Drury and Ashlynn Johnson Sexual health services will be offered to all students beginning next Tuesday from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the Health Center located inside the Administration Building. Services such as STD testing for men and women, pregnancy testing, birth control and emergen...

Volleyball loses third playoff game against Feather River College

The ARC volleyball team after winning round two of the playoffs on Saturday. They then lost the third round on Tuesday.

Ashlynn Johnson and Ashlynn Johnson

December 4, 2014

The American River College volleyball team lost round three of the playoffs against Feather River College Tuesday night. The team traveled to FRC and lost all three games with scores of 25-20, 26-24, and 25-16. “I think the girls were pretty nervous going against Feather River,” said head coach...

ARC addresses Ferguson

ARC addresses Ferguson

Ashlynn Johnson and Ashlynn Johnson

December 4, 2014

“We live in a racist society,” said Dean of Student Development Manuel Perez during the Brave Space Dialogue held at ARC Wednesday morning. The Brave Space event  was organized to give students a safe space to discuss how they feel about what has been occurring in Ferguson, Mo. According to Perez,...

ARC football player Jordan Carrell named NorCal defensive MVP

Jordan Carrell ,number 92, during the football game against Sacramento City College on Nov. 15.

Ashlynn Johnson and Ashlynn Johnson

November 26, 2014

Jordan Carrell, an American River College football defensive end, was named the NorCal defensive MVP last week. “It feels great … (it’s) the biggest award I’ve ever won while playing sports,” Carrell said. Carrell has had 58 tackles and 8 sacks for the year, helping him earn the title. Head...

99Rise recruits ARC students

99Rise recruits ARC students

Ashlynn Johnson and Brandon Nelson

September 29, 2014

By Brandon Nelson and Ashlynn Johnson The non-profit organization 99Rise, a political protest group that is trying to remove big money from politics, has made its way to American River College in an attempt to inform and recruit students. 99Rise was formed in Los Angeles out of the ashes of the...

Chris Marshall: From player to coach

American River College football defensive back coach Chris Marshall used to play as a wide receiver and defensive back for ARC in 2001 and 2002. (Photo by Emily K. Rabasto)

Ashlynn Johnson and Ashlynn Johnson

September 6, 2014

The roar of a crowd, pumping adrenaline, and victorious feeling that goes with playing football is nothing new for American River College’s defensive back coach, and previous player, Chris Marshall. Marshall played wide receiver and defensive back for ARC in 2001 and 2002 before going to Sac State,...

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