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Studying at home can be hard. Coffee shops like World Traveler, pictured here, in Sacramento, California, can be a great place for students to study for their classes. (Photo by Jasmine Eisenberg)

Six best coffee shops for studying in Sacramento

Jasmine Eisenberg, Staff Writer November 1, 2021

As we are still in the throes of the pandemic, we continue to face plenty of shutdowns. However,  there have finally been some businesses reopening, including coffee shops that are putting down their...

American River College’s Basic Needs Committee offers a wide selection of resources to help students who need access to food, technology, health and more, in Spring 2021. (Photo via Pixabay)

ARC’s Basic needs committee helps students through a variety of programs

Madison Duong, Staff Writer April 11, 2021

Looking for a hand with basic needs to help you get by as a college student? The American River College’s Basic Needs Committee is here to assist you with just that. The committee provides help to...

Students wait in line at the Oak Cafe bakery on opening day on September 19, 2019. American River College hopes to bring back a series of impossible to convert classes, including the hospitality laboratory courses in which students operate the cafe, for the fall 2021 semester. (File Photo)

Oak Café hopes for re-opening in the fall

Julie Blunt, Staff Writer March 21, 2021

The American River College student-run restaurant and bakery, Oak Café, has not been able to operate due to COVID-19 regulations since last March, according to Brian Knirk, ARC adjunct professor of hospitality...

The Beaver Food Pantry is distributing food and toiletries on the ARC campus on March 22. There will also be two more distributions on April 26 and May 24. (Photo via the ARC Beaver Food Pantry Instagram)

Beaver Food Pantry schedules three distributions for spring semester

Heather Amberson, Managing Editor March 19, 2021

On March 22, the Beaver Food Pantry will distribute food and toiletries on the American River College campus. The distribution is scheduled from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. by the portable buildings near Davies...

American River College hosts many virtual services, including the Beaver Food Pantry, to help students in need during the Spring 2021 semester. (File photo)

ARC’s virtual services guide assists pandemic-stricken students

Megan Wutzke, Staff Writer February 11, 2021

Students have always been busy juggling school, work, and family. Throw in a pandemic, sprinkle in some lockdowns and job layoffs, and add in the stress of an overly exciting election year. The result?...

Aramark’s contract with Los Rios Community College District will either be reinstated or removed in June 2020. Many students say they are concerned, as they do not want the contract reinstated. (file photo)

LRCCD hopes for a diverse set of options for potential foodservice providers

Oden Taylor March 23, 2020

Last semester, outrage about fair pricing, club fundraising, and quality of food, among other concerns, sparked among many students and faculty members of American River College regarding the Los Rios...

Tandori Bites owner Farrukh Hashmi has been in the food business for the last 20 years. (Photo by Haven Bishop)

Indian cuisine brings more cultural food to ARC

Haven Bishop February 14, 2020

A familiar aroma has been flowing around campus, and its traces don't lead to the cafeteria at American River College. In fact, this aroma comes from the Tandori Bites Cuisine food truck located in the...

Main Entree wild Mushroom pizza served at the Oak Cafe on Dec 4, 2019. (Photo by Colin Bartley)

Oak Cafe serves great food but okay service

Marquala Brown December 12, 2019

American River College’s Oak Cafe restaurant, located in the culinary building near the theater parking lot, offers guests a great dining experience without spending a lot of money.  According to...

Aramark’s contract as Los Rios Community College Districts food service provider ends in 2020. Many people across campuses want to prevent the district from entering into a new contract with the company, who also provides meals to offer 500 prisons across the U.S., as well as allegedly with ICE detention centers. (Photo by Emily Mello)

ARC community urges district to cut ties with controversial food service vendor

Jennah Booth and Oden Taylor November 20, 2019

By Oden Taylor & Jennah Booth In a move that could reshape each Los Rios Community College District campus’s food services offerings, students, clubs and faculty alike have banded together in...

Volunteer Alicia Dienst hands out food to teachers and students for the Beaver Food Pantry on Aug. 28, 2019 at American River College.

Beaver Food Pantry assists ARC students in need

Josh Ghiorso September 26, 2019

The bright light beats down onto the canvas canopies lined up outside of the American River College gym. Under the canopies, volunteers for the Beaver Food Pantry are hard at work handing out food to students,...

Oak Cafe opens for business

Oak Cafe opens for business

Jack Harris September 23, 2019

American River College’s Oak Cafe Restaurant and Bakery opened for the fall semester Sept. 18. Judy Parks, professor of culinary arts, and teacher advisor of the Oak Cafe Restaurant and Bakery, said...

American River College UNITE program set up their Beaver Food Pantry for students on Feb. 21, 2018. (File Photo)

Beaver Food Pantry combats food insecurity at ARC

Ariel Caspar February 21, 2019

Let’s talk about food. Food insecurity has become a hidden crisis among many college campuses, according to the Washington Post in April 2018. Here at American River College, a committee of students,...

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