The American River Current

AB 19 to provide first year of college for free

On March 5 approximately  700,000 DACA recipients  will face the gradual loss of work permits and deportation protection.  (File Photo)

Jennifer Langston

November 16, 2017

A new bill signed by Governor Jerry Brown promises to give students a free year of community college upon their initial enrollment. AB 19 was written by Miguel Santiago, who represents the 53rd District in the California State Assembly, in March and signed into law on Oct. 20. The bill will offer...

Opinion: Students question where to smoke

Cigarette butt left on campus. Due to ARC's ban on smoking, student's question where to smoke. (Photo by Lidiya Grib)

James Saling

February 21, 2017

American River College’s ban on the use of tobacco products on campus at the beginning of the fall semester has left many cigarette smokers and vape-pen users wondering where it is acceptable to smoke. Some smokers, chewers, vapors and other tobacco users may feel scrutinized regarding their ha...

Opinion: Free printing would be more valuable to student success than free condoms

Printing on campus is not a free commodity and costs 10 cents per page to use. However, condoms can be picked up for free at the health center on the American River College campus. (Photo by Noor Abasi)

Noor Abasi

October 21, 2015

The American River College library chargers 10 cents to print per piece of paper, however, the health center is handing out three free condoms a day and some of the condoms even come with lube attached. ARC students can get free condoms from many clinics and hospitals, outside of ARC, but everywher...

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