The American River Current

Editorial: Don’t expect a mediocre education

Community college students are sometimes regarded as being less capable than their university peers, but American River College students, with the proper drive, can be more than excellent. (File Photo)

May 11, 2016

“When you get to a 4-year school, this kind of behavior won’t be tolerated,” is something heard by many students in their classes at American River College. There are stereotypes of those of us who attend community college; we’re the mess ups, the slackers and the undedicated. Both students ...

Opinion: There are resources to help after financial aid runs out

One of the Higher One ATM’s on campus that students use to access their financial aid money with their Higher One LRCCD cards.  Students that are able to still receive financial aid have few machines available where they can access their money with no charge. (Photo by Ashlynn Johnson)

Ashlynn Johnson

September 14, 2015

For a lot of students on American River College’s campus, financial aid is a lifeline used to not only cover the cost of textbooks and other class supplies but also to cover transportation and living expenses while attending the college. Regardless of the fact that financial aid is such a big resource...

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