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Los Rios and Sierra College break the news that fall semester will be fully online

Due to the recent news from the California Governor's Office that the same social distancing guidelines will most likely be in place this fall, the Los Rios Community College District and other college districts in California have announced their fall semesters will be entirely online. (Photo by Emily Mello)

Ariel Caspar, Alex Muegge, and Emily Mello

May 14, 2020

In wake of the coronavirus-induced campus shutdown in March, the Los Rios Community College District has asked students to prepare to go online for the fall semester. On May 12, Los Rios Community College District Chancellor Brian King sent out an email on behalf of all Los Rios Community College pre...

STEM Building Construction isn’t a concern to ARC administration

Even with the COVID -19 issue, the American River College administration guarantees that constructors will continue to work to accomplish the deadline for the STEM building to be ready for the fall semester 2020. (Photo by Emily Mello)

Emily Mello, Photo Editor

April 16, 2020

Despite a campus shutdown brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, American River College’s new Science Technology Engineering Mathematics building (STEM) is still on track for completion by June. Even with closure, the construction company says the STEM building will be done before the fall 2020 semes...

Beaver Bookstore temporarily stops sale of food and beverage items

On Feb. 11, the Beaver Bookstore at American River College stopped the sale of food and beverage items due to a rodent issue. (Photo by Thomas Cathey)

Thomas Cathey

February 14, 2020

On Tuesday, Feb.11, the Beaver Bookstore at American River College temporarily halted the sale of all food and beverage items as a result of findings during an inspection by the Environmental Management Department (EMD) for Sacramento County. According to an email statement to the Current, Gabe Ross, Assoc...

AB 302 would let students sleep on campus overnight

Proposed Assembly Bill 302 could allow community college students who struggle with housing to sleep in their cars overnight on campus. (Graphic illustration by Patrick Hyun Wilson)

Jennah Booth

February 19, 2019

American River College may see one more resource for students struggling with homelessness as a proposed bill would require California community colleges to provide spaces for students to sleep overnight in their vehicles on campus. Assemblyman Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto), proposed Assembly Bill 30...

California College Promise replaces BOG Waiver

The Student Services building on the American River College campus has workers ready to help students navigate the application process for the California College Promise program on Oct. 2, 2018. (Photo by Patrick Hyun Wilson)

Patrick Hyun Wilson

October 2, 2018

The California College Promise Grant, enacted to waive tuition costs for first-time students attending community college, will provide approximately 39,000 students in the Los Rios Community College District with free tuition. Written by California assemblymember Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles), the Cali...

Former LRPD officer to stand trial for five counts of rape

Former officer Noah Winchester on a ride-along in November of 2014. Former LRPD officer Noah Winchester on a ride-along in November of 2014. Winchester currently awaits trial for five counts of rape and remains in custody on $3.1 million bail, according to prosecutors. (File photo)

Cheyenne Drury

May 3, 2017

Former Los Rios police officer Noah Winchester was ordered on April 22 by a San Mateo County Superior Court judge to stand trial for allegedly raping five women. Winchester was employed with the Los Rios Police Department from January 1, 2009 to January 16, 2015 before transferring to the San Mateo P...

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