The American River Current

As of March 14, masks have become optional at American River College. But unless everyone is vaccinated, some fear a return to campus in the fall semester of 2022. (Photo Illustration by Sam Berg)

LRCCD must protect everyone from COVID-19

The Editorial Staff May 3, 2022

As most of the student body is aware, the American River College campus has re-opened for some classes. As students, however, we are left to wonder if it is safe for us to go back to campus without having...

The Los Rios Community College District continues to offer free parking in the spring semester of 2022, as campus facilities and services become available, giving students the opportunity to access on-campus resources. (Photo by Jaqueline Ruvalcaba)

LRCCD continues to offer free parking for the spring semester

Jaqueline Ruvalcaba, Staff Writer February 12, 2022

The Los Rios Community College District will continue to offer free parking at all LRCCD colleges during the spring 2022 semester. Students will not need a parking permit to access on-campus resources. Scott...

Students browse the booths near the Student Center on Welcome Day at American River College on Sept. 13, 2018. In an email sent by LRCCD Chancellor Brian King on May 3, the LRCCD plans to have a full return to campuses in spring 2022. (File Photo)

LRCCD plans for full return to campuses in spring 2022

Heather Amberson, Managing Editor May 13, 2021

The Los Rios Community College District is currently planning for a full return to campuses by spring 2022, according to an email sent on May 3 by Brian King, chancellor of the LRCCD.  The district...

“Self Portrait” (1982) by Shadieh Mirmobiny is one of 79 pieces digitally on display in the James Kaneko Gallery solo exhibit, at American River College in Spring 2021. (Photo Courtesy of Patricia Wood)

James Kaneko Gallery hosts Shadieh Mirmobiny solo exhibit

Gwen Mahler , Staff Writer April 23, 2021

The James Kaneko Gallery’s newest digital art exhibit, “Shadieh Mirmobiny: a Retrospective,” allows viewers a glimpse into the depth of an artist’s work through the process of Mirmobiny’s development....

Since March 2020, the American River College campus has been mostly deserted, with the majority of classes going online and faculty and staff working remotely. (Photo by Heather Amberson)

ARC then and now: COVID-19 edition

On March 13, 2020, American River College closed its campus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It has now been over a year and with the exception of a few classes that couldn’t be converted to online learning...

Feral kittens on the ARC campus are humanely trapped using the Trap-Neuter-Release (TNR) method by the Kitty Committee. (Photo courtesy of Becky Watts)

ARC Kitty Committee seeks donations for cats on campus

Gwen Mahler, Staff Writer March 26, 2021

Since quarantine started in California last March, life has changed drastically, yet one of few things has remained the same: cats and kittens alike still occupy the American River College campus which...

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)

Fall 2021 semester to be a hybrid format

Heather Amberson, Managing Editor March 1, 2021

Los Rios Community College District campuses have been closed, except for a few classes that couldn’t be moved online, for almost a year now due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Today, the LRCCD has announced...

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)

Five things students miss about being at ARC

Brandon Zamora, Opinion Editor 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...

The Virtual Transfer Week webpage has an hour-by-hour schedule of the different workshops offered throughout the week. (Photo courtesy of pixabay.com)

LRCCD implements updated procedure for classes transitioning online

Colin Bartley, Opinion Editor May 13, 2020

With the Los Rios Community College District making its transition to online classes because of the coronavirus outbreak, the administration has posted a detailed plan to its  website for procedures during...

Hakem Burns a.k.a. NStinct, told the Current he bought his cover art for his mixtape, “DMIII,” from an 80-year-old homeless man. Burns says he selected the art because he believes it will make people think. (Photo courtesy of Hakem Burns)

Musicians on campus heckle student body to give them a listen

Alex Muegge March 4, 2020

If you thought the California Family Fitness representatives and several different religious booths heckling you to join their organizations around campus were bad, you have yet to run into American River...

Khalid El - Hakim is the founder and curator of the Black History 101 mobile museum. He has been traveling all over the U.S and exposed the artifacts at the Student Center at American River College on Feb.13 , 2020. (Photo by Emily Mello)

ARC celebrates Black History with educational events

Clifton Bullock February 24, 2020

Black History Month is an annual celebration that highlights the accomplishments, successes, trials and obstacles of prominent African-Americans throughout U.S. and world history.  When Carter G. Woodson...

Guide to logging in and using ARC’s WiFi (Photo by Colin Bartley)

How to login to ARC WiFi

Colin Bartley February 20, 2020

Access to WiFi on American River College’s campus is a useful resource to take advantage of to help complete assignments when the computers in the library are being used. However, trying to connect to...

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