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Beavers forward Obinna Ibewiro makes the first basket of the game though ARC would lose 67-47 to Siskiyous on Nov. 10. (Photo by Lorraine Barron)

ARC men’s basketball team loses to College of the Siskiyous 67-47

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor November 22, 2022

The American River College men’s basketball team faced College of the Siskiyous Eagles on Nov. 10 at home, losing 67-47.  Though ARC forward,Obinna Ibewiro, scored the first basket of the game, baskets...

LRCCD sent a message on Nov. 21 to all students, faculty and staff informing them that it was necessary to take safety measures due to a possible threat on CRC campus. (Photo by Lorraine Barron)

Shelter in place ordered for CRC

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor November 21, 2022

On Nov. 21 at 10:58 a.m., Cosumnes River College students, faculty and staff were notified via alert to shelter in place.  According to Scott Crow, American River College’s public information officer,...

An American River College student gets gas after a day of school on Nov. 9. With gas prices high, students and staff attending ARC have to alter their daily habits. (Photo by Carla Montaruli)

Climbing gas prices affect choices made by students and staff at ARC

Carla Montaruli, Staff Writer November 14, 2022

Climbing gas prices are affecting the entire population. In fact, for months it has often been at the center of breaking news or even in the various everyday chats between friends. To have a better...

Social media has found its way into almost every aspect of our everyday lives, almost like a drug we cannot live without. (Photo by Jonathan Plazola)

How social media affects the mental health of Gen Z college students

Jonathan Plazola, Staff Writer November 8, 2022

Many young adults, more specifically Generation Z, have had an issue on their hands for a while. The way we’ve used social media has affected the mental health of many in our age range, but the way we...

The UNITE Center at American River College is a place for students of different backgrounds to come together and bond. (Photo by Jaqueline Ruvalcaba & Carla Montaruli)

ARC students should step up and take the bonding opportunities offered

American River College students should step up and take the bonding opportunities offered by the college, through events and clubs. Student bonding and engagement is important for mental health and success. According...

Female sports journalists have to work in a male-dominated world without protection. (Photo by Lorraine Barron)

Female journalists need to be protected from unwanted sexual attention

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor November 7, 2022

Ask any female journalist and she has her own horror stories of sexual mistreatment. I have my own.  As a journalist I have had to deal with this. My very first sporting event I covered was a water...

Sergio Robles, an American River College alumni, is running for Elk Grove City Council in hopes of making a difference in the community. (Photo courtesy of Sergio Robles)

ARC alumni Sergio Robles runs for Elk Grove city council

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor November 5, 2022

Sergio Robles, an American River College alumni, says he hopes to make a difference at the smaller level of community service by sitting in a place  he can make change. Robles feels the importance...

On Nov. 3, American River College President Melanie Dixon announced that she will be leaving her role as president at the end of the fall 2022 semester. (Photo courtesy of Melanie Dixon)

ARC president Melanie Dixon announces she is leaving position

Heather Amberson , Editor-in-Chief November 3, 2022

On Nov. 3, American River College president Melanie Dixon sent an email to faculty and staff announcing that she will leave her role as president at the end of the fall 2022 semester.  An announcement...

ARC President Melanie Dixon breaking ground with students; Joaquin Holland, Haley Dildine and Jess Walden for the new Career Technical Education facility building on Oct. 20. (Photo courtesy of Cecilla Baldwin).

Members of the ARC community break ground on the Career Technical Education facility

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor November 2, 2022

American River College held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Career Technical Education Facility, on Oct. 20. ARC President Melanie Dixon says these buildings are possible because people care and...

The Clery Act was reported by the Los Rios Police Department, showing minimal crime throughout all American River College campuses. (Photo via Pexels)

LRPD releases 2022 crime statistics in annual Clery Act

Jonathan Plazola, Staff Writer October 29, 2022

The Los Rios Police Department released their annual Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime and Statistics Act —or Clery Act on Sept. 29, through an email sent to students...

In the last minute, teammates Kai Wallin and Michael Sullivan kneel in solidarity hoping for the win against Butte College, on Oct. 22. (Photo by Carla Montaruli)

ARC football team earns intense victory at home vs. Butte College 27-25

Carla Montaruli, Staff Writer October 27, 2022

The American River College football team earned an intense victory at home vs. Butte College 27-25, on Oct. 22. “We put in a lot of incredibly hard work throughout the course of the week to get us...

These are some questions that go through the mind of student-athletes while looking for a scholarship. (Photo Illustration by Carla Montaruli)

Student-athletes and the power of scholarships

Carla Montaruli, Staff Writer October 26, 2022

When you're an athlete in college, you’re going to face several obstacles every day. One of them is definitely the pressure of getting a scholarship.  The point is: what is it going to take to make...

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