The American River Current

ARC gives students the option to major in social justice

Social justice is about all groups in a society working to create a physically and psychologically safe environment for all its members. (file photo)

Ariel Caspar

December 12, 2019

It’s no secret that American River College is a thoroughly diverse campus. As ARC continues to become more diverse, social justice is becoming more of an interest and concern among students. Recently, ARC became the first in the Los Rios Community College District to offer Social Justice Studies co...

Brothers Breaking Barriers provides positive space for students of color

Kelvin Burt (left) and Joshua Harris (right) are two of the first students who started Brothers Breaking Barriers, which aims to create a space that supports men of
color on the American River Campus. (Photo by Thomas Cathey)

Thomas Cathey

October 23, 2019

Joshua Harris, a student and former campus patrolman for American River College, hopes to help out students on campus in a different way this semester.  After originating as an occasional workshop, “Brothers Breaking Barriers” has now become a permanent organization at ARC. As it became instituti...

ARC prepares for massive redesign to make campus more inclusive

American River College Public Information Officer Scott Crow is working alongside school officials to implement the campus redesign. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Luis Gael

November 22, 2017

American River College is undergoing a massive redesign project that will see the core values that drive the college and its faculty adapt to the needs of it most at-risk students and attempt to create a more inclusive campus for all. This redesign will have the administration of ARC attempt to fin...

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

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