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STEM building complete, but sits empty amid pandemic

The new building at the ARC campus (STEM building), has been finished since earlier in August, but some of the furniture and some final touches have yet to be made on the interior of the building, although the outside it’s complete. (Photo courtesy of Matthew Blevis, ARC campus operator supervisor)
New building may not open until fall 2021
October 19, 2020

After the campus shut down last spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic, American River College’s administrative staff guaranteed that the new Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (STEM) building...

STEM Building Construction isn’t a concern to ARC administration

Even with the COVID -19 issue, the American River College administration guarantees that constructors will continue to work to accomplish the deadline for the STEM building to be ready for the fall semester 2020. (Photo by Emily Mello)
April 16, 2020

Despite a campus shutdown brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, American River College’s new Science Technology Engineering Mathematics building (STEM) is still on track for completion by June. Even...

STEM construction on track to finish in 2020

The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) building continues to be a working progress as the semester resumes at American River College on Sept. 16, 2019. The STEM building is on track to be finished in 2020, according to Public Information Officer Scott Crow. (Photo By Bram Martinez)
October 2, 2019

As many people may have noticed there is construction of a new building at the heart of campus, where the liberal arts area used to be in order to modernize its equipment and utilities.  For almost...

Will the campus construction ever end?

As construction is being worked on, students have to deal with the hardship of getting to their class on time. (Photo by Brandon Zamora)
September 16, 2019

Another semester, another four months of hearing drills, hammering and trucks backing up as we walk to class at American River College. It's been almost two years since construction of the new STEM...

Construction causes problems for students with disabilities

Taylor Ryan, a student at American River College whose major is undecided, stands holding crutches in front of the fencing around the construction on Sept. 13, 2018. Navigating around the site has been challenging for students with disabilities and other accommodations. (Photo by Hameed Zargry)
September 27, 2018

Disabled students at American River College are encountering problems getting around campus because of the STEM construction project, according to students who have been affected by it this semester. Construction...

Walk this way; new construction not so convenient

Opinion editor Tracy Holmes poses in front of the gated-off Liberal Arts building during construction at American River College on Sept. 10, 2018. (Photo Illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)
September 11, 2018

It’s the beginning of fall semester and everyone is back to the same routine at American River College, but wait, the construction ... The not-so-new construction that’s currently going on in the...

Campus community battles for parking amidst construction

Students and faculty are able to park in the Parking Garage near the stadium, if they’ve purchased a parking permit. (Photo by Alexis Warren)
September 10, 2018

Parking is always a hassle during the first few weeks at any college campus, but students and staff at American River College are experiencing additional obstacles when trying to find a convenient place...

Photo of the Day: Sept. 10, 2018

Construction forces students to take long detours through the staff parking lot on College Oak Dr to get to Davies Hall at American River College on Sept. 10 2018 (Photo by Patrick Hyun Wilson)
September 10, 2018

 

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