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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...

LRCCD implements updated procedure for classes transitioning online

The Virtual Transfer Week webpage has an hour-by-hour schedule of the different workshops offered throughout the week. (Photo courtesy of pixabay.com)
ARC reveals plan for classes that are unable to move online
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...

Musicians on campus heckle student body to give them a listen

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)
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...

ARC celebrates Black History with educational events

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)
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...

How to login to ARC WiFi

Guide to logging in and using ARC’s WiFi (Photo by 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...

Free clinics offer the opportunity to clear criminal records

American River College offers students the opportunity to expunge their criminal records through multiple free clinics on campus. (Photo illustration by Patrick Hyun Wilson)
February 26, 2019

American River College is offering students a chance to get their criminal record expunged during free, on-campus expungement clinics throughout this semester. The next clinic will be held March 9. The...

Title IX rule will change how colleges handle sexual assault

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' new Title IX rule will change the definition of sexual assault and how colleges handle cases on campuses. (Photo illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)
December 12, 2018

On Nov. 16, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos proposed a controversial new rule to overhaul how college campuses can address sexual misconduct and assault complaints, changing the definition of what constitutes...

To caffeinate or not to caffeinate

Students wait in line at American River College's Starbucks location on Aug. 28, 2018. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)
August 30, 2018

Coffee is one of the most essential parts of a college student’s lifestyle. It makes powering through those 2 a.m. study sessions and early morning classes possible. Coffee really does play a crucial...

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...

ARC prepares for massive redesign to make campus more inclusive

American River College Public Information Officer Scott Crow is working alongside school officials to implement the campus redesign. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)
November 22, 2017

American River College is undergoing a massive redesign project that will see the core values that drive the college and its faculty adapt to the needs of it most at-risk students and attempt to create...

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