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Art student detained by ICE

Art New Media student Miguel Gonzalez-Miranda, pictured here standing next to his works at the James Kaneko art Gallery at American River College in 2014, was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents on June, 2019. (File Photo)
September 30, 2019

American River College art student Miguel Gonzalez-Miranda’s portrait “Inner Puzzle” has sat in a narrow closet in the back of the James Kaneko Gallery since early spring. Intended to hang in...

ARC responds to proposed revocation of birthright citizenship

T-shirts that read “Vota”, “Rise up as One” and “Resist” hang in the Puente counseling office in the Hub to raise awareness for immigrants rights and presence on campus at American River College on Nov. 26, 2018. (Photo by Christian Sutton)
November 26, 2018

On Oct. 30, President Donald Trump’s administration said they planned to prepare an executive order that would revoke the birthright citizenship for children of immigrants in the United States. The...

ARC holds preliminary town hall meeting for Equity Plan

President Thomas Green (left) disscusses happenings at the Equity and Inclusion Town Hall Summit with Joshua Moon Jonson, dean of student services (right) in the Student Center at American River College on Oct. 26, 2018. (Photo by Tracy Holmes)
November 13, 2018

An Equity and Inclusion Town Hall Summit, hosted by the Equity Programs and Pathways department on Oct. 26, sparked a gamut of conversation amongst a diverse group of people. The goal of the summit is...

National politics threaten to dehumanize DACA students

On March 5 approximately  700,000 DACA recipients  will face the gradual loss of work permits and deportation protection.  (File Photo)
February 27, 2018

After an almost four-day government shutdown, Democrats and Republicans voted on Jan. 22 to resume operations until Feb. 8 in hopes of keeping the approximately 700,000 “Dreamers” in the states. Democrats...

Women’s March brings thousands to the state capitol

A group of protesters hold up a
January 23, 2018

Millions of protesters took to the streets of cities all across the country, including Sacramento,  to voice their support for the rights of marginalized populations in the United States on Saturday as...

Editorial: ARC’s redesign efforts will help students succeed

Counselor Manuel Ruedas stands next to the decorative wall in his office at the HUB on Nov. 12. Ruedas works with the Puente Program to help disadvantaged students achieve academic success. (Photo by Ashey Hayes-Stone)
November 16, 2017

American River College is currently in the beginning stages of a process that administration says will make students more successful and will also provide an overall more inclusive campus. If the college...

Student Senate swears in new vice president

Student Senate Vice President Earl Crouchley III being sworn in at the October 5, 2017 Student Senate meeting. (Photo by John Ennis)
October 9, 2017

On October 5, Student Senate President Deborah Hernandez swore in Student Senate Vice President Earl Crouchley III at his first official meeting on the board after being elected in ASB's September election. Before...

Editorial: Los Rios needs to take stand against Trump

President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Sacramento, California on June 1, 2016. (File Photo)
September 19, 2017

With President Donald Trump’s recent threat to end DACA and potentially deport nearly 790,000 unauthorized immigrants or “Dreamers”  and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ attempts to rollback...

ARC’s DACA students prepare for an uncertain future

Anti-DACA protesters gather in downtown Sacramento on Sept. 6, 2017 to voice their support for “Dreamers.” (Photo courtesy of Grace Loescher)
September 11, 2017

Sept. 5's announcement by Attorney General Jeff Sessions about ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program has left many of American River College's undocumented students wondering what lies...

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