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The American River College library is currently closed in the fall semester of 2021, but stays up to date to help students with the help of librarian Sarah Lehmann (Photo courtesy of Sarah Lehmann)

Librarian Sarah Lehmann advocates for all ARC students

Maya Barber, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

Sarah Lehmann’s own college experience as a student worker in the library encouraged her to become a librarian. Now many years later she has worked as a librarian at American River College for more than...

With the campus remaining closed, the library at American River College is finding new ways to give students access to textbooks throughout the semester. (Photo illustration by Collin Andrews)

ARC makes textbook rental easier than ever

Collin Andrews, Staff Writer May 3, 2021

While students struggle to find new ways to affordably obtain their textbooks during the pandemic riddled semester, the American River College library has been able to create a new way to help students...

A storm knocked over a 60 year old tree, narrowly avoiding the Ranch House and the Portable Village. Director Cheryl Sears uses her body for scale after inspecting the damage. (Photo Courtesy of Cheryl Sears)

ARC staff tames wild campus for student reintroduction

Megan Wutzke, Staff Writer April 18, 2021

When American River College shut down the campus last year, many faculty and students thought they would be back after spring break. After the closure, Administrative Services director Cheryl Sears, along...

Since March 2020, the American River College campus has been mostly deserted, with the majority of classes going online and faculty and staff working remotely. (Photo by Heather Amberson)

ARC then and now: COVID-19 edition

On March 13, 2020, American River College closed its campus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It has now been over a year and with the exception of a few classes that couldn’t be converted to online learning...

Chromebooks are available to be handed out on-campus for American River College students in need and eligible students can apply using the application in their eServices message box. (Photo courtesy of American River College)

Campus departments work together to distribute Chromebooks

Athena Acevedo, Feature Editor March 4, 2021

Almost a year after American River College moved to remote operations, some students are still experiencing technology accessibility issues. To address this, the college has created a Chromebook handout...

Math major Celine Castonguay browses the American River College library in-between classes and softball practice. The campus library offers services to students like research assistance for essays, and offers study rooms that they can use during library hours. (Photo illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

What ARC’s library has to offer

Makenna Roy February 26, 2019

There are many places on the American River College campus for students to study and the most commonly known one is the library. There’s a reason for that: the ARC library isn't a place where students...

Los Rios Police Department patrol car. (Photo by John Ennis)

Breaking News: Man allegedly threatens to assault two female students in library

Luis Gael September 28, 2017

According to an email sent out by the Los Rios Police Department, officers were dispatched to the ARC library after receiving reports that a suspicious subject allegedly made threatening statements to...

A student greets incoming students during Welcome Day, at American River College. (File Photo)

ARC prepares to welcome old and new students alike

Hannah Yates September 7, 2017

American River College will host “Welcome Day,” for new and returning students today in the Student Center Quad. Any students who have been wanting to familiarize themselves with the campus are...

Students using the computers in the first floor of the library.

Opinion: Students need to share the space

Lidiya Grib October 13, 2016

The ARC library is the main place to study on campus, but it can oftentimes be extremely packed and busy during the times there are the most students are on campus. As college students, we all need...

ARC student Destiny Perkins studies for her classes at the beginning of the semester. Many students have found new places to study away from the overcrowded Student Center and library. 
(Photo by Justina Sharp)

Students dive into new places to study

Matthew Peirson, Justina Sharp, and Sharriyona Platt January 25, 2016

By Matthew Peirson, Justina Sharp and Sharriyona Platt College isn’t just classes - sometimes students need a quiet corner to study, prompting some to branch out to other areas of the campus, beyond...

An out of order sign outside of third floor of the ARC school library warns students and staff of the broken elevator. The repairs were completed on Monday.
(Photo by Tracy Mapes)

Update: Broken elevator in the library repaired

Tracy Mapes January 24, 2016

Update Jan. 28, 12:30 p.m. The American River campus library elevator was repaired and returned to service Wednesday. “It’s a relief to be be back in the 21st Century,” said ARC student Andrew...

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