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Five things students miss about being at ARC

There are so many benefits and advantages that students at ARC can’t use anymore on campus due the pandemic which has forced everyone to stay home during the semester. (File photo by Emily Mello)
After being away from campus so long, you realize just how many benefits we don’t have anymore
November 5, 2020

American River College’s campus has been closed since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic and most classes have remained online since then. While some students may have gotten used to working from home...

Learn how to help the Sacramento community with unique jobs

On Oct. 29 the City of Sacramento, Youth, Parks and Community Enrichment will host a Zoom event teaching students at ARC how they can help the community with job opportunities. (Photo courtesy of Joyce Wenger-Johnson)
On Oct. 29 the City of Sacramento, Youth, Parks and Community Enrichment will host a Zoom event teaching students at ARC how they can help the community with job opportunities
October 26, 2020

On Oct. 29, representatives from the city of Sacramento will host a Zoom conference called “How to Get a Job with the City of Sacramento Parks & Rec.” The event is hosted by Joyce Wenger-Johnson,...

Uncovering hip-hop cultures at ARC

American River College is the home of many aspiring and former hip-hop and rap artists, including current and former students and staff. (Photo illustration by Jennah Booth)
April 8, 2019

Many people want to be artists, including people that want to become rappers or MCs or they want to work on production. Including people close to our area, current and former students as well as staff...

Campus bookstore threatened by online retailers

The Beaver Bookstore's sales are impacted by online retailers. (File Photo)
February 9, 2018

Located on the north side of the American River College campus there is a spot every student needs to visit at least once a semester: The Beaver Bookstore.  Sliding glass doors open to reveal shelves...

ARC makes efforts to improve campus navigation

American River College Printing Services Supervisor Don Reid holds up a prototype for the new campus maps that he is working on. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)
December 6, 2017

Printing Service Supervisor Don Reid and retired Vice President of administration Ray DiGuilio, have just concluded a meeting American River College's Administration building, and have begun packing up...

Opinion: Don’t be the 62.2 percent

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)
February 1, 2017

The new year has officially dawned, gyms have been flooded with newcomers, individuals everywhere are dropping bad habits left and right and new hobbies are being embraced by novices of all sorts.    The...

Simultaneous events make for a fun, busy day

Dancers from the Los Altenos Dance Troop wave to the students gathered to watch their performance in the Student Center during the Latino Heritage Celebration on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. (Photo by Barbara Harvey)
October 11, 2015

The Student Center buzzed with activity Thursday as both the campus bookstore’s Student Day and the Center for Leadership and Development’s Latino Hispanic Heritage Celebration went on at the same...

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