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With all of sports at ARC on a hiatus due to the pandemic, the football team is still hoping that they'll have the chance to play in Spring 2021. (Photo by Brandon Zamora)

ARC’s football team stuck on standby for CCCAA’s announcement

Brandon Zamora, Opinion Editor December 15, 2020

The sports world has been heavily impacted due to the ongoing pandemic, and sports at American River College are feeling the effect as well with no sports played during the fall semester. One of those...

As the pandemic is making it harder to balance work with other tasks in life, Los Rios offers different work schedules for their classified staff in the spring to help bring that balance back. (Photo from of pixabay.com)

Los Rios offers classified staff alternate schedules for spring semester

Brandon Zamora, Opinion Editor December 10, 2020

The Los Rios Community College District will be giving its employees more options for work hours heading into the spring 2021 semester. With classes fully online next semester due to the ongoing pandemic,...

With 2020 being one of the most stressful years staff and students at ARC have had to deal with, there are ways to get support in dealing with stress in these uncertain times. (Photo Illustration by Brandon Zamora)

Los Rios’ Health Center now offering one-on-one services for physical and mental health

Brandon Zamora, Opinion Editor December 8, 2020

The Los Rios Community College District’s administration realized how the pandemic and the recent election have impacted both students and faculty at American River College, and, as a result, has taken...

Famous Australian rock band, AC/DC released their newest album, “Power Up” on Nov. 13, 2020. This album features 12 new songs as the band tries to prove the point that they still have what it takes to make great music. (Photo courtesy of Sony Music Australia)

It’s time to “Power Up” with AC/DC

Brandon Zamora, Staff Writer November 19, 2020

It’s been six years since the Australian rock band AC/DC has released an album, and on Nov. 13, it released its newest album for fans to listen to called “Power Up.” Does AC/DC still have that same...

Figuring out where to look to get your news can be really confusing, but when you find your reliable news source that you know is trustworthy you’ll know you’ll get the right information on a daily basis. (Photo Illustration by Brandon Zamora)

Finding the truth online can be hard, here’s a place to start

Brandon Zamora, Opinion Editor November 19, 2020

On Nov. 7, a winner was finally announced for the 2020 Presidential Election when it was announced that former Vice President Joe Biden had been officially elected President of the United States. Both...

There are so many benefits and advantages that students at ARC can’t use anymore on campus due the pandemic which has forced everyone to stay home during the semester. (File photo by Emily Mello)

Five things students miss about being at ARC

Brandon Zamora, Opinion Editor November 5, 2020

American River College’s campus has been closed since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic and most classes have remained online since then. While some students may have gotten used to working from home...

While everyone may have their differences politically with each other, we should never let politics come between us and our friends, and how we look at other people around us. (Photo from of pixabay.com)

Don’t turn political arguments into political hate

Brandon Zamora, Opinion Editor November 1, 2020

2020 has been a difficult year for a lot of people in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic—from protesting and rioting in different cities across the nation, to tension with this year’s election...

On Oct. 29 the City of Sacramento, Youth, Parks and Community Enrichment will host a Zoom event teaching students at ARC how they can help the community with job opportunities. (Photo courtesy of Joyce Wenger-Johnson)

Learn how to help the Sacramento community with unique jobs

Brandon Zamora, Opinion Editor October 26, 2020

On Oct. 29, representatives from the city of Sacramento will host a Zoom conference called “How to Get a Job with the City of Sacramento Parks & Rec.” The event is hosted by Joyce Wenger-Johnson,...

 Only 46% of people between the ages of 18-29 voted in the 2016 presidential election. No matter who you want to vote for this year, you shouldn’t let fear stop you from voting this election year because your vote matters. (Photo courtesy of Fotomay)

Current Editorial: Don’t let fear stop you from voting in 2020

October 26, 2020

With the 2020 U.S. election approaching soon, there are many people who are still unsure if they’ll vote, or have just outright decided to not vote at all this year. However, with everything going on...

As American River College makes the announcement of another online semester, students and professors will need to prepare themselves for the hardships of working from home this current semester has already brought. (Photo Illustration by Brandon Zamora)

Students struggle and faculty scrambles with the announcement of the online spring 2021 semester

Oden Taylor and Brandon Zamora October 15, 2020

On Sept. 16, the American River College communications office announced in an email to students and faculty that the spring 2021 semester will be almost completely online, with exceptions made for a limited...

Tour de France participant Neilson Powless alongside his mother, Jeanette Powless who is the women’s track and field coach at American River College (Photo courtesy of Jeanette Powless)

Powless’ athletic excellence; it runs in the family

Brandon Zamora, Opinion Editor October 14, 2020

Jeanette Powless is a professor in the athletic department, and the women’s track and field coach at American River College. Before she became a coach at ARC, however, Powless was an Olympic track-runner...

Across the country since the start of the pandemic, Zoom meetings, including synchronous online classrooms in the Los Rios Community College District have been under attack by a new cyber threat, Zoom bombers. (Photo courtesy of pixabay.com)

Online classes under attack by “Zoom bombers”

Brandon Zamora, Opinion Editor October 9, 2020

Across the United States, community colleges and universities holding synchronous online classes have experienced ongoing problems with people coming into virtual classrooms unannounced and causing a disturbance....

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