The American River Current

Current Editorial: Partying this Halloween? Drink responsibly

Halloween is considered to be one of the heavier binge-drinking holidays, especially for college students. Students take precaution by planning out their night and knowing their drinking limit. (Photo illustration by Patrick Hyun Wilson)

October 18, 2018

Drinking and partying are considered staples of the college experience for many students, especially during Halloween. However, there are many students who use holidays as a reason to binge drink and over-party, thus putting their safety in jeopardy. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcohol...

Goggles and tricycles for campus safety at ARC

Tyler Heines, theater major, practices walking a straight line before wearing drunk simulation goggles, in front of the library at American River College on Sept. 12, 2018. The Los Rios Police Department and California Highway Patrol brought the goggles and tricycles to campus to raise awareness about the dangers of drunk driving. (Photo by Itzin Alpizar)

Itzin Alpizar

September 26, 2018

"How many zombies would Rob Zombie rob if Rob Zombie could rob zombies?" asked Officer Rosie Salazar of the Los Rios Police Department in front of the American River College Library on Sept. 12. “It is a tricky question,” Salazar said while giving the students a handout from the California Office of...

Study claims vicinity around ARC fifth deadliest in nation for alcohol-related driving deaths among colleges

A study by Cheap Car Insurance named the area around American River College one of the deadliest in the nation for alcohol-related motor vehicle deaths. ARC Public Information Officer Scott Crow said that the campus’ proximity to major roadways is to blame and the data does not reflect anything about the nature of the school or its students. (Photo courtesy of Luis Gael Jimenez)

Jennah Booth

September 11, 2018

A recent data analysis conducted by a car insurance company found the American River College main campus vicinity to be the fifth deadliest in the nation for alcohol-related driving deaths, according to a story published by the Sacramento Bee Wednesday. The article references, but did not initially link to, a stud...

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