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In the midst of a pandemic, the CDC continues to reach out and engage with new audiences about survival in a zombie apocalypse. (Photo via the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

CDC releases information on how to survive a zombie apocalypse

Madison Duong, Staff Writer March 14, 2021

Does the thought of a zombie apocalypse happening while we are still in a pandemic scare you?  Well, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released information on how to be prepared for...

Firefighters Jake Bartlett and Gabriel Gomez carry fire hoses down from the top level of the American River College parking structure on Sept. 17, 2019. Sacramento Metro Fire District engines 24 and 103 ran drills testing the structure’s standpipe water system, which they would use in the event of a fire within the parking garage. (Photo by Jennah Booth)

Metro Fire tests parking structure fire procedures

Jennah Booth September 19, 2019

Sacramento Metro Fire District engines 24 and 103 visited American River College  morning to practice emergency procedures and test the standpipe water system in the ARC parking structure.  Because...

In the case of an active shooter on campus, American River College should do more to prepare it’s students and faculty on emergency procedures. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Editorial: Rave Alert system isn’t enough

February 13, 2019

On Feb. 14, 2018, the American River College community held its collective breath as the campus was placed on lockdown after reports of an armed man on campus. Los Rios Community College District’s emergency...

Members of the Sacramento County Sheriff's Explosive Ordinance Detail enter their vehicle on May 5, 2018. The officers were dispatched to William Land Park after reports of an object that appeared to be a pipe bomb. The suspicious metal rod was found to be safe after the EOD Unit took X-rays. (Photo by Luis Gael Jimenez)

Breaking News: Suspicions of bomb in Land Park prompt Rave Alert

Luis Gael May 9, 2018

Suspicions of a pipe bomb placed at William Land Park caused district officials to send out a Rave Alert warning students to avoid the area on Wednesday. The alert, which went out at 9:06 a.m, urged...

The Rancho Cordova Police Department has yet to identify the suspect involved in the shooting of a non-student at the Folsom Lake College Rancho Cordova Center on April 12, 2020. (File Photo)

LRPD refuses to talk to the Current about campus safety

December 5, 2017

The Current recently set out to write an article on campus safety. The intention was to provide students with a detailed layout of different emergency procedures in the event of an active shooter, earthquake,...

Construction was set to be fully completed by Aug. 31, 2017. (File Photo)

Construction comes to an end at ARC

Jennifer Langston September 4, 2017

Construction in parking lots G and S is set to be completed by the time students and faculty return from Labor Day Weekend, according to American River College Public Information Officer Scott Crow. Crow...

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