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Art student detained by ICE

Art student detained by ICE

Jennah Booth

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 a student art show in February, the glass-framed, mixed-media collage was too heavy to hang and needed...

ARC responds to proposed revocation of birthright citizenship

ARC responds to proposed revocation of birthright citizenship

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 proposed executive order prompted immigration counselors and other professionals at American River Colle...

ARC holds preliminary town hall meeting for Equity Plan

ARC holds preliminary town hall meeting for Equity Plan

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 to make American River College a more equitable campus and to improve the success of its students by ...

National politics threaten to dehumanize DACA students

National politics threaten to dehumanize DACA students

Alexus Hurtado

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 and Republicans reconvened Feb. 8, however, and still couldn't come to a decision on how to keep ...

Women’s March brings thousands to the state capitol

Women’s March brings thousands to the state capitol

Luis Gael

January 24, 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 part of a national demonstration of equality. While the march was officially called a “Women’s March,” p...

Editorial: ARC’s redesign efforts will help students succeed

Editorial: ARC’s redesign efforts will help students succeed

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 can deliver on these promises, then ARC looks to be headed towards a bright and prosperous future whe...

Student Senate swears in new vice president

Student Senate swears in new vice president

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 running for office, Crouchley hadn't attended any Student Senate meetings, but decided to ...

Editorial: Los Rios needs to take stand against Trump

Editorial: Los Rios needs to take stand against Trump

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 Title IX policies instituted under Barack Obama’s presidency that outlined how schools investigat...

ARC’s DACA students prepare for an uncertain future

ARC’s DACA students prepare for an uncertain future

John Ennis

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 ahead for their futures in the next six months. DACA was an immigration policy enacted by th...

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