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Stepping away from your computer for a few minutes or getting a workout in before class can be beneficial to your academic performance. Even studying or reading while working out or doing yoga can help promote concentration. (Photo illustration by Kaitlyn Riley)

Staying active can help students improve academic outcome

Kaitlyn Riley, Staff Writer May 7, 2023

Getting up and being active, whether that’s going for a walk or riding a bike, can help improve your grades. From personal experience whenever I work out, I always have more motivation and I am able...

Environmental Studies major Julia Ackerman takes some time to study outside.

A Study Guide to Studying

Felix Oliveros September 21, 2018

Studying is a vital part of every student’s life, and most students spend more time on it than they’d probably like. Some have studying figured out, and some have tried time and time again to find...

Despite controversy, Canvas is serving as the online learning management system for the Los Rios Community College District. (Photo by Brienna Edwards)

New campus-wide e-learning platform is a big improvement

Tracy Holmes January 30, 2018

Change is never easy, but it is the biggest part of life and Canvas, the campus’ new e-learning platform, is the biggest change for American River College this semester. Canvas is the online learning...

Community college students are sometimes regarded as being less capable than their university peers, but American River College students, with the proper drive, can be more than excellent. (File Photo)

Editorial: Don’t expect a mediocre education

May 11, 2016

“When you get to a 4-year school, this kind of behavior won’t be tolerated,” is something heard by many students in their classes at American River College. There are stereotypes of those of us...

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