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Opinion: Everyone who can should donate blood

Four out of every 10 people in the United States are able to donate blood, yet only one in 10 actually does. (Photo by Ashley Nanfria)

Emily Thompson and Ashley Nanfria

October 19, 2015

By Emily Thompson and Ashley Nanfria When someone in the United States is in need of a blood transfusion every two seconds, everyone who can needs to give blood. A little needle is nothing compared with saving a life. Blood helps to save the lives of accident and burn patients, premature infants...

ARC students help save lives

Students who have signed up for the blood drive wait before getting called on to go inside the bus. The Blood drive took place on campus at ARC on Sept. 29th. Photo By: Ashley Nanfria

Emily Thompson

October 2, 2015

Blood Source came to American River College on Sept. 29 and Sept. 30 in hopes of getting students to save lives by donating blood. Blood Source is a full service blood bank that caters to 40 hospitals throughout the Central and Northern California area. The blood drive is sponsored by the ARC He...

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