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First COVID-19, now the flu? No, thank you.

A flu shot was debatable back then. Now with COVID-19 rampaging through several countries, it’s more important than ever to decide if getting a flu shot is the best choice. (Photo courtesy of Unsplash.com)
With the ongoing pandemic, the flu season is another thing we all have to worry about. Should we take our flu shots this year?
October 31, 2020

The pandemic has everyone exhausted from fear and anxiety. The number of infections and deaths are fluctuating from increasing to decreasing, to getting better to getting worse; we just don’t know when...

Despite the ongoing pandemic, students and faculty are still celebrating Halloween

October 31st marks another year of spooky costumes and candy.(Photo courtesy of Unsplash Photos).
Small gatherings, pumpkin carving and scary movies can still keep us in the Halloween spirit
October 30, 2020

The pandemic has stopped many events and celebrations for people around the world. Despite new restrictions, that hasn’t stopped the students and faculty members of American River College from wanting...

LRCCD factors in the possibility of a second wave of COVID-19

Since the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, experts have been warning of the potential for a second wave of the virus to hit during the fall months when flu cases tend to naturally rise. The Los Rios Community College District says it is prepared for whatever the future holds in regards to the virus as it has been taking the necessary precautions. (Photo from freepik.com)
Could a second wave of COVID-19 effect when students return to campus?
October 23, 2020

Since the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, experts have been warning of the potential for a second wave of the virus to hit during the fall months when flu cases tend to naturally rise. The Los Rios...

Will we ever open back up?

The frustration of navigating our world through the internet and our laptops can prove to be overwhelming. (Photo courtesy of Unsplash.com)
Our school is hosting our upcoming spring semester online, but not every student agrees with this decision
October 19, 2020

On Sept. 16, Los Rios Community College District Chancellor Brian King sent an email to all LRCCD students to inform them that the 2021 spring semester at American River College will continue online. Like...

Pandemic forces ARC’s dance department to adapt to online environment

Despite not being able to meet on campus, the dance department at ARC is doing the best it can under the current circumstances. (Photo courtesy of Unsplash.com)
October 19, 2020

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, American River College’s dance department is no longer offering in-person dance instruction. Instead, as with most of the college’s departments,  distancing guidelines...

College fees disgust some CA students during pandemic

The transition to online classes at Sac State has led to decreased class quality and less engagement between professors and students, yet tuition and fees have not decreased, according to an anonymous student. (Photo courtesy of pixabay.com)
October 4, 2020

While some California college students say they are pleased with their school’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, others say they are infuriated that the closure of campuses was not followed by a reduction...

Science Success Center is unable to host their 20th anniversary due to pandemic restrictions

Student tutor Mozett Coleman and instructional assistant Lyudmila Moraru work at the Science Success Center, which is geared towards helping students be successful in their classes at American River College. (file photo)
Science Success Center celebration postponed until next year
September 21, 2020

This year marked the 20th anniversary of American River College’s Science Success Center. However, with the pandemic, and ARC’s transition to online learning and operations, the Science Success Center...

Students protect themselves as Covid-19 continues to be a concern

As the global Covid-19 pandemic continues to be a threat into the fall semester, students are still expressing concern about contracting and spreading the virus to others. (photo courtesy of pixabay.com)
Are you doing your part to slow the spread?
September 21, 2020

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, many conflicts have arisen in this country, trying to contain it as much as possible. There are those who believe the virus is a “never-seen-before” sickness,...

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