The American River Current

Student Senate decides on travel costs, public asks about lactation rooms

Members of the Associated Student Body Student Senate listen as Advisor Frankie Johnson gives feedback about the resolutions presented during a board meeting at American River College on Sept. 21, 2018. (Photo by Hannah Yates)

Hannah Yates

September 26, 2018

The Associated Student Body Student Senate discussed how the board would spend money on ASB travel and promotion, and reported progress on health resolutions at American River College on Sept. 21. Before the senate reviewed their own resolutions, they needed to read the resolutions that would be pr...

ARC prepares to welcome old and new students alike

A student greets incoming students during

Hannah Yates

September 7, 2017

American River College will host “Welcome Day,” for new and returning students today in the Student Center Quad. Any students who have been wanting to familiarize themselves with the campus are urged to participate. The purpose of “Welcome Day,” is to give students the chance to see all of what...

Opinion: ARC’s bookstore pricing needs to get more competitive

The Beaver Bookstore's sales are impacted by online retailers. (File Photo)

Jared Smith

October 6, 2016

College student’s wallets are crying. According to, the average college student shells out $1,200 a year for textbooks, and the price is only getting higher. These averages are conservative with some books being as high as $200, textbook prices are getting ridiculous. According...

Opinion: Buying books online is better than at the bookstore

Buying textbooks online is becoming a much better option than buying them at a physical bookstore. (Photo by Timon Barkley)

Matthew Nobert

February 2, 2016

The battle between getting your books at the campus bookstore or ordering through websites, for student’s money, happens at the start of every semester, but if students want to save a money and not get taken advantage of, online is the way to go. When it comes to textbooks, many come into play, like making sur...

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