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American River College will likely be opening its campus back up in the fall of 2022. With more students back on campus, the school and departments should be promoting themselves campus wide to generate more interest in events. (Photo by Sam Berg)

ARC should promote more on-campus activities

Samuel Berg, News Editor May 2, 2022

American River College has yet to fully open up the campus for in-person learning. Still, significant strides have been made and it appears the fall 2022 semester will be more like the school experience...

The men’s tennis team at American River College is currently ranked as the number one junior college in Northern California, in the spring semester of 2022, thanks to the performance of Micah Irwin. (Photo courtesy of Bo Jabery-Madison)

ARC’s men’s tennis team sets eyes on state championship

Samuel Berg, News Editor March 25, 2022

American River College’s men’s tennis team is off to a hot start. The team has won all but one of their matches this season and has played against high levels of competition. Bo Jabery-Madison,...

Major League Baseball imposed a lockout to get a new Collective Bargaining Agreement made. But the lockout ended up delaying the regular season, angering players, and turning fans away from the game in favor of other sports. (Photo Illustration by Sam Berg)

MLB Lockout has permanently scarred baseball

Samuel Berg, News Editor March 20, 2022

After the Atlanta Braves won the World Series, the Major League Baseball offseason began. Free agents signed new contracts with new teams and baseball fans across the country were excited for the new season,...

 The American River College softball team played a doubleheader against Santa Rosa Junior College on March 12, 2022. ARC would lose both games but the scoring efforts were aided by Casey Bennett. (Photo by Sam Berg)

ARC Softball drops doubleheader

Samuel Berg, News Editor March 20, 2022

The American River College softball team lost a doubleheader against Santa Rosa Junior College on March 12. The first game was a big loss for ARC as the team held a 5-2 lead late in the game. Santa...

The Future Educators Club at American River College, consisting of Marie Jones, Pamela Borth, Sara Mendez Reyes, Mariah Lopez, and Robyn Borcz, pictured from left to right, strive to support all students looking to join the education field in the spring semester of 2022. (Photo courtesy of Robyn Borcz)

Future Educators Club strives to support young educators

Samuel Berg, News Editor March 8, 2022

The Future Educators Club strives to support American River College students who are working towards degrees and careers in the education field, according to Robyn Borcz, faculty advisor for the FEC and...

The Los Rios Community College District will be lifting the mask mandate starting on March 14, 2022. With this, the district still encourages students and employees to continue to wear a mask. (Photo via Unsplash)

LRCCD to lift mask mandate on March 14

Samuel Berg, News Editor March 8, 2022

On March 7, American River College announced in an email from Los Rios Community College District Chancellor Brian King and co-signed by all four college presidents, including ARC President Melanie Dixon,...

The American River College Department of Theater Arts & Film will perform Lost Girl starting on Feb. 25, 2022. The story follows Wendy, played by Lili Young, 10 years after her experience with the Lost Boys and Peter Pan. (Photo courtesy of Tracy Shearer)

ARC Theater department set to perform sequel to classic fairytale

Samuel Berg, News Editor February 23, 2022

The American River College’s Department of Theater & Film will perform “Lost Girl,” a dramatic comedy written by Kimberly Belflower. The department will perform six live productions on Fridays,...

Students gather on club day prior to the COVID-19 pandemic in the fall semster of 2019 at American River College. ARC and other Los Rios Community College District  schools have seen a significant decrease in student enrollment from the spring 2021 semester to the spring semester of 2022, due to complications from the pandemic. (File Photo)

ARC experiences significant decrease in student enrollment

Samuel Berg and Rayan Ali February 17, 2022

Since the beginning of COVID-19, colleges throughout California, including American River College, have seen student enrollment numbers drop. According to Frank Kobayashi, vice president of instruction...

Even with the lift in California’s indoor mask policy, on Feb. 15, 2022, American River College will continue to enforce a mask policy for all students on faculty who work on campus. (File Photo)

ARC will continue to enforce mask mandate after statewide lift

Samuel Berg, News Editor February 14, 2022

On Feb. 15, the state of California will end its indoor mask mandate.   Regardless, American River College and the Los Rios Community College District will continue to enforce a mask mandate for all...

On Jan. 28, the Associated Student Body of American River College met for the first time in the spring 2022 semester, to discuss the current state of in-person classes at ARC as well as personal goals for senate members for this term. (Screenshot via ASB)

ASB discusses updates for on-campus learning

Samuel Berg, News Editor February 5, 2022

On Jan. 28, the Associated Student Body of American River College discussed the current state of the pandemic’s impact on ARC during its first meeting of the spring semester. ASB president Stacy Burrows...

The Los Rios Community College District is offering multiple scholarships to students on all four campuses. Students have until March 5 to apply for the scholarships that can be worth up to $1,000. (Photo via Pixabay)

LRCCD offers foundation scholarships to all students

Samuel Berg, News Editor February 3, 2022

The Los Rios Community College District is offering multiple scholarships for students in the district, including American River College students.  According to Liz Starbuck, the scholarship coordinator...

 The Sacramento Room of the Sacramento Public Library has many archived documents that tell the history of Sacramento. Many of these documents include ones by the Current and about American River College. (Photo courtesy of James Scott)

Sacramento Public Library holds documents that show history of ARC dating back to the 1970s

Samuel Berg, Staff Writer December 5, 2021

For the past several years, the Sacramento Public Library has collected archived articles and documents from American River College and The Current. The Sacramento Room of the Sacramento Public Library...

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