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American River College is making Innovation Grants available, which can be used towards projects such as the Kaneko Gallery’s awning, which was put in last year. (Photo by Joseph Bianchini)

Academic Senate giving out grants through Nov. 6

Joseph Bianchini, Opinion Editor November 2, 2023

American River College’s Academic Senate is giving out Innovation Grants, with applications open until Nov. 6. The grants are able to support a large variety of projects for different departments and...

The LRCCD will be going back to charging for parking permits in the fall 2023 semester. If they truly want to limit barriers for students they should continue to offer free parking. (Photo illustration by Jeralynn Querubin)

The LRCCD should keep student parking free

The Current Staff May 11, 2023

During the spring 2020 semester, the COVID-19 pandemic forced everything to shut down, which meant that students, staff and faculty had to work remotely. Because of this, the Los Rios Community College...

Edreece Arghandiwal and the rest of the Oakland Roots team are giving women’s sports the proper funding and recognition that they deserve. (Photo Illustration by Heather Amberson)

Edreece Arghandiwal’s mindset is vital to growing women’s sports

Heather Amberson, Editor-in-Chief November 6, 2022

Women's sports have always been in the background and never seem to get the same attention or opportunities that men’s sports get. This leads to half of the world thinking they are less than or that...

 Proposition 15 would increase taxes on wealthy businesses while schools and governments will be given more resources (photo courtesy of either CalMatters or California Federation of Teachers)

Prop. 15 gives increased funding to schools and local governments

Athena Acevedo, Staff Writer October 23, 2020

For schools and government agencies to run properly with high-achieving students and employees, they need sufficient funding. This is one of the goals of Proposition 15, which is on the ballot for California’s...

Nurse Pam Whipple writes notes after student appointments in one of the consultation rooms in the Health Center at American River College on Dec. 10, 2018. (Photo illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Fee brings new affordable health services to Los Rios

Hannah Yates December 12, 2018

On Oct. 22, the Los Rios Community College District announced the implementation of a new mandatory $20 health services fee due at registration each semester across all four colleges, beginning in spring...

CAEB whip, Laurie Jones, motions to approve Bill S16-14, the End of the Year Celebration Funding Bill. The bill was one of two passed during the meeting, which lasted only 15 minutes.. (Photo by Sharriyona Platt)

Two bills passed at 15-minute CAEB meeting

Claire Bathory April 28, 2016

The Clubs and Events Board meeting adjourned after 15 minutes Tuesday after two bills were passed and the re-election of the president and vice president was affirmed. All four votes were passed by...

American River College representative Eugenia Torres (left) speaks with California State Assemblyman Bill Dodd in his office at the capitol in Sacramento, California on Monday, Feb. 29, 2016. The delegation from ARC lobbied for a bill that would fund mental health services at public California colleges. (Photo by Hannah Darden)

ARC students, faculty lobby to legislators at state capitol

Hannah Darden March 2, 2016

A delegation of American River College students and faculty lobbied for the passing of Assembly Bill 2017 at the state capitol on Monday afternoon. AB 2017, if passed, would create funding streams...

Sacramento City College professor Belinda Lum (left) speaks at a press conference announcing Assembly Bill 2017 at Sacramento State University in Sacramento, California on Feb. 25, 2016 as former California State Senator Darrell Steinberg (right) and California State Assemblyman Kevin McCarty (center) watch. The bill will help fund mental health services on community college campuses across the state. (Photo by Hannah Darden)

California public college mental health bill announced

Hannah Darden February 29, 2016

Assembly Bill 2017, a new California bill which would create funding streams for mental health services at public California colleges, was announced by Assemblyman Kevin McCarty at a press conference Thursday. The...

Associated Student Body Senate President David Hylton II, urges more community involvement from the board next semester during the Senate meeting on Thursday, Dec. 3. 
(Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Senate approves $12,000 for March in March funding

Jordan Schauberger December 10, 2015

The Associated Student Body Student Senate passed three bills at its meeting on Dec. 3, including $12,000 to fund the upcoming March in March. The March in March is a yearly demonstration traditionally...

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