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Traveling restrictions and federal regulations: International Students Program reaches out to students in uncertain times
(Photo by Illustration by Emily Mello)

Consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic have hit international students the hardest

Emily Mello, Photo Editor May 14, 2020

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, international students are also dealing with challenges during this time in quarantine, including the new travel restrictions that prevent them from visiting their families...

International student and business major Christina Abraham holds up a globe and points to India, where she’s from, during an international student meetup at American River College on Jan. 31, 2019. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

What it’s like to be an international student

Emily Mello March 14, 2019

Many people say they had the “time of their lives” while in college. But is it really true that time spent in college is that great?   As an international student, I think this statement is true...

Registered voters can mail in their ballots by Oct. 30 or vote in person on Nov. 6, 2018. (Photo by Hannah Yates)

The Current’s ballot guide to the 2018 elections

Itzin Alpizar October 25, 2018

There are less than two weeks before the California general elections and American River College students have an opportunity to make a statement about important subjects, including what happens with taxes,...

American River College student Sarah Musawi is a Muslim who wears the traditional hijab. Musawi expressed concern regarding not knowing her rights and not knowing what protection ARC offers. The most recent ban would have included the countries  Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. (Photo by Solange Echverria)

Muslim travel ban instills fear for U.S. immigrants

Solange Echeverria March 22, 2017

Although two federal judges temporarily blocked President Trump’s latest travel ban preventing travelers from six predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States, a sense of unease and...

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