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As students go about selecting their classes through eServices, they have the option of selecting classes that are fully in-person, meet through zoom, asynchronous or a hybrid class that combines multiple formats. (Photo Illustration by Joseph Bianchini)

ARC should provide more consistency across class formats

The Current Staff May 6, 2024

What makes the community college route appealing for students is the flexibility it provides in terms of one’s schedule. However, the scheduling inconsistency from class to class makes a student’s...

Since the closure of Davies Hall, classes have been moved all over campus, and not all of them are fit to be classrooms. Some classes are also being moved to multiple classrooms, which makes it hard for students to focus on education. (Photo Illustration by Heather Amberson)

Constant classroom changes disrupt student success

Heather Amberson, Editor-in-Chief October 27, 2023

The closure of Davies Hall has led to classes being relocated all across campus, with some classes being put into spaces that are not fit to be classrooms. Some classes have been moved from classroom to...

Professors need to be prepared for every class they teach, regardless of what time of day the class is. (Photo Illustration by Heather Amberson)

Professors need to be prepared for every class they teach

Heather Amberson, Editor-in-Chief November 29, 2022

Professors should be prepared for every class that they teach, regardless if it is a morning, afternoon or night class.  For example, if professors are going to teach morning classes, they should be...

The Los Rios Community College District changed the meeting system from ConferZoom to TechConnect between the summer and fall semesters of 2021. It should have given staff and students more time to adapt. (Photo via Pixabay)

Editorial: Professors needed more time to prepare for the switch to TechConnect

The Current Staff September 25, 2021

Ever since American River College moved online due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students and staff have connected to Zoom meetings through ConferZoom. Shortly before the beginning of the fall 2021 semester,...

During the American River College Associated Student Body meeting on Feb. 11, 2022, the board gave feedback to HomeBase and offered ways to improve. They also were able to learn about the goals and what it has to offer. (Photo via Unsplash)

Students find ups and downs with both synchronous and asynchronous classes

Collin Andrews, Staff Writer May 15, 2021

With online classes, the focus for college students the past year, American River College has set its focus on giving students a variety of options when taking online classes. One such option is the decision...

Juliana Shim sits on the edge of a diving board at American River College. Shim is a first-semester student at ARC. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Teenager dives into collegiate athletics

Brienna Edwards November 21, 2017

Juliana Shim lifts herself from the water, and begins to walk along the edge of the pool. She has just done a flip off of the high dive at American River College and is walking the short distance to to...

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