Articles by Karen Thomas

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Summer Classes to keep you busy

For some, summer is the time to travel, visit friends and family, or to work. For others, it’s time to take required classes and get…


Dean of athletics retiring after 30 years

More than 33 years ago, American River College needed a new assistant athletic director. Lyndell Wilken, who was moving to Oregon and leaving ARC, called…



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Ten good things from the recession

The economic downturn has had a negative effect on nearly every American, and it doesn’t appear to be improving as of yet. Unemployment has stabilized…


ARC undergoing parking renovations

For the nearly 35,000 American River College students struggling to find parking in one of the 3,454 slots available for students, including motorcycle and disabled,…