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LRCCD implements updated procedure for classes transitioning online

The Virtual Transfer Week webpage has an hour-by-hour schedule of the different workshops offered throughout the week. (Photo courtesy of pixabay.com)

Colin Bartley, Opinion Editor

May 13, 2020

With the Los Rios Community College District making its transition to online classes because of the coronavirus outbreak, the administration has posted a detailed plan to its  website for procedures during the lockdown, all current resources and answers regarding the district’s plan for the coron...

ARC Staff sick of lack of leave

Sociology Professor Jeff Sacha at the first Los Rios Campaign for Family Leave meeting at American River College introducing the leave issues on Jan. 29, 2020.  (Photo by Bram Martinez)

Bram Martinez

February 20, 2020

Jeff Sacha, a full time sociology professor, and Sara Smith, history professor, at American River College, want to start their own families. However, the maternal/paternal leave for faculty in the Los Rios Community College District is a single day.  In comparison, the California Teachers Association...

Los Rios works to counter fraudulent student applications

Fraudulent student applications prevent the Los Rios Community College District from accurately observing student enrollment statistics for the college, according to Gabe Ross, vice chancellor for Los Rios media relations. (photo illustration by Alexis Warren)

Colin Bartley

November 21, 2019

The Los Rios Community College District announced it would be taking action, via online resources, to counter fraudulent student applicants who receive student discounts without enrolling in any classes, according to a faculty-wide email sent by the LRCCD help desk on Oct. 21, 2019. Changes made to ...

ARC President Thomas Greene to retire in 2020

American River College president Thomas Greene will retire in June 2020, after almost six years in the position. (File Photo)

Bram Martinez

October 23, 2019

American River College President Thomas Greene will retire from his position on June 30, 2020. Greene first came to ARC in August 2014 to replace former president David Viar, who became president of the Glendale Community College District, according to the Sacramento Business Journal.  “As pri...

Assembly bill eliminates standardized English and math placement tests at ARC

Although the American River College Assessment Center will continue to administer tests in other areas of education, as of Feb. 1, 2019, it is no longer administering standardized placement tests for math or English. (Photo by Jennah Booth)

Jennah Booth

February 6, 2019

Students who are starting their general education at American River College this semester will see changes to their English and math level placement with the implementation of Assembly Bill 705, which has reduced the number of available lower level classes as well as eliminated the placement test. Signed b...

Child Development Center helps student-parents

American River College's Childhood Development Center employees Jennifer Lewin and Vasyl Ivanov read to each other on April 6, 2018. (Photo Illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Alondra Botello

April 12, 2018

Community college is home to a diverse student population with different stories and backgrounds. Some come straight out of high school, others are returning from the workforce and many have children of their own. Administration is aware of this diversity and tries to minimize the stressors in the ...

Presidential hopeful Sanders outlines his key issues to supporters in Sacramento

U.S. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders addresses a crowd of supporters gathered at Booney Field at Cal Expo in Sacramento on Monday. Sanders outlined some of his key strategies to the nearly 15,000 people on hand for the rally. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Hannah Darden

May 10, 2016

In a speech to a crowd of roughly 15,000 people, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders delivered his vision for the U.S. to a receptive and uproarious crowd at his campaign stop in Sacramento Monday. The campaign stopped in the state capital ahead of the June 7 democratic presidential ...

Challenges for DSPS students discussed at College Hour

Emily Thompson

December 7, 2015

American River College hosted a College Hour on Thursday featuring a panel of students from Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS) to talk to other students about the struggles they have faced in their lives. DSPS is a program on campus for disabled students. Panelists said that disabled students ...

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