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Steves Pizza owner Rodney Ibanez and workers, Yesenia Delgado, and Jose Estrada are shown in the picture as they celebrate their first day serving American River College on Tuesday, Sept. 27 (Photo by Jonathon Plazola)

Steve’s Pizza and 5 Sips celebrate big week by opening business to American River College students

Jonathan Plazola, Staff Writer October 6, 2022

American River College has added more food and beverage options on campus for students. Both Sacramento’s locally owned 5 Sips Coffee and Steve’s Pizza opened on Sept. 26 to serve students and faculty....

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...

In response to Omicron case numbers spiking, more testing sites around Sacramento have opened up, including the American River College campus for students and staff. (Photo by Alyssa Branum)

How to get tested for COVID-19 in Sacramento county

Alyssa Branum , Staff Writer February 3, 2022

With the Omicron variant sweeping through the nation it might be harder to find testing resources available in the Sacramento area.  American River College’s administration is implementing ways to...

Gabe Ross, the Los Rios Community College District vice chancellor of communications, says the district hopes to open up campuses in the spring semester of 2022, even with the evolving health conditions. (File Photo)

LRCCD offers hybrid classes for spring 2022 semester

Samuel Berg, Staff Writer October 6, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, the Los Rios Community College District has worked to try and keep its schools open while maintaining proper safety protocol. In early August, the LRCCD...

Community college campuses across California, including American River College, have seen a significant decrease in student enrollment with the transition to online classes due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the fall semester of 2021. (Photo via Unsplash)

Community colleges throughout California experience decreased enrollment

Samuel Berg, Staff Writer September 10, 2021

With a new wave of COVID-19 sweeping the nation, many community colleges have seen student enrollment rates drop drastically. According to a study conducted by the National Student Clearinghouse, student...

American River College offers an incentive of up to $200 for all students who show proof of their vaccinated status against COVID-19 by Nov. 1, 2021. (Photo via Unsplash)

ARC offers $200 to students who receive the COVID-19 vaccine

Cynsere Kelly, Sports Editor September 7, 2021

To ensure the safety of all faculty, students, and members of the community, American River College is requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for all people who access campus and district facilities by Oct. 1,...

After more than a year of enduring the COVID-19 pandemic, American River College honors all that has been lost since March 2020, with an in-person candlelight vigil on May 13, 2021. (Photo via Unsplash)

ARC offers candlelight vigil in honor of all that’s been lost to COVID-19

Oden Taylor, Editor-In-Chief May 12, 2021

On Thursday, May 13, American River College will hold an in-person candlelight vigil on the main campus from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. to honor all that’s been lost since March 2020. All members of the ARC...

American River Colleges Paul Bhatia returns a ball during a non-conference game against De Anza College on Feb. 24, 2018 at ARC. ARC is looking forward to a full season after going 10-0 in a shortened district only 2021 season . (File Photo)

ARC Men’s tennis is looking to serve its competition as seasonal matches start

Cynsere Kelly, Staff Writer May 10, 2021

The American River College men’s tennis team is coming off nine consecutive Big 8 conference championships. In addition, they won the Northern California team title in three of the previous four seasons.  According...

As Texas lifts its mask mandates and re-opens businesses in spring of 2021, should Californians be worried of a new spread with more states reopening? (Photo illustration by Collin Andrews)

Texas Reopens, what does that mean for California

Collin Andrews, Staff Writer May 7, 2021

On March 2, Texas Governor Greg Abbott said in a speech that his state is lifting its mask mandate entirely, making it the largest state to no longer require its citizens to wear masks in daily life and...

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)

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

Mojané Tolvert, Staff Writer 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...

October 31st marks another year of spooky costumes and candy.(Photo courtesy of Unsplash Photos).

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

Mojané Tolvert, Staff Writer 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...

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)

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

Oden Taylor, Feature Editor 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...

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