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Students browse the booths near the Student Center on Welcome Day at American River College on Sept. 13, 2018. In an email sent by LRCCD Chancellor Brian King on May 3, the LRCCD plans to have a full return to campuses in spring 2022. (File Photo)

LRCCD plans for full return to campuses in spring 2022

Heather Amberson, Managing Editor May 13, 2021

The Los Rios Community College District is currently planning for a full return to campuses by spring 2022, according to an email sent on May 3 by Brian King, chancellor of the LRCCD.  The district...

ARC plans to keep sanitation protocols in place when students return to campus, while many concerns are still being decided upon. (Photo Illustration by Julie Blunt)

ARC prepares for a safe and healthy return to campus

Julie Blunt, Staff Writer May 9, 2021

After a year of anticipation with students and faculty waiting to return to campus, the American River College administration has prepared necessary precautions for returning to on-campus instruction this...

Ally for Students is a tool that was created to break down canvas material and put that information in alternate formats in order to help students. (Photo courtesy of Leslie Reeves)

New tool offers students an easier way to read material on Canvas

Cynsere Kelly, Staff Writer March 18, 2021

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, college school districts have been trying to make course material easier to access to appease students so they can get the content they need in a way that suits them....

There are many celebratory events in March where all students are encouraged to join for Women’s History Month. There will be events hosted virtually by CRC and events in Sacramento. (Photo via the ARC website)

CRC hosts events for all LRCCD students for Women’s History Month

Madison Duong, Staff Writer March 17, 2021

The month of March is dedicated to all women past, present and future. In honor of the history women went through, this month is about highlighting the achievements women have made and continue to make.  Although...

A series of “impossible to convert” classes, such as those in the Automotive Technology department, will resume in fall 2021. Students enrolled in these classes will still have to follow safety mitigation strategies. (Photo via the ARC website)

American River College announces more on-campus classes for fall 2021 semester

Megan Wutzke, Staff Writer March 16, 2021

The Los Rios Community College District announced that its fall 2021 semester will be a hybrid of on-the-ground classes and online classes. According to the Framework for Reopening document released by...

Students gather during Welcome Day on Sept. 13, 2018. The fall 2021 semester will be in a hybrid format that will feature a return to campus for some classes. Twenty-two “Impossible to Convert” Career Education classes and a few others that allow proper social distancing, while not reducing course access for students, will be returning to campus. (File Photo)

Fall 2021 semester to be a hybrid format

Heather Amberson, Managing Editor March 1, 2021

Los Rios Community College District campuses have been closed, except for a few classes that couldn’t be moved online, for almost a year now due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Today, the LRCCD has announced...

 During Thomas Greene’s tenure as American River College’s president, he pushed the college to place additional emphasis on supporting students in achieving their educational goals. (Photo Courtesy of Melissa Hurtado)

Selection of new ARC president concludes

Alexander Musa, Staff Writer November 17, 2020

American River College President Thomas Greene announced his retirement from the position in December 2019, after more than five years in the role. On Nov. 10, Los Rios Community College Chancellor Brian...

In early September, the nursing program at American River College was voluntarily and temporarily suspended out of concern for possible exposures to the COVID-19 virus. To date, the college has received no reports of exposures. (Photo by Ariel Caspar)

District continues to monitor possible COVID-19 exposures

Ariel Caspar, Editor-In-Chief October 2, 2020

Since the start of the fall 2020 semester, the Los Rios Community College District has voluntarily and temporarily suspended two separate programs on two of its campuses out of concern that students and...

Asha Wilkerson, department chair of Legal Studies, and Sociology professor for the fall 2020 semester is co-teaching Introduction to Social Justice Studies (SJS 300) in a synchronous online course at American River College. The SJS 300 course is a required course for students majoring in social justice. (Photo by Ariel Caspar)

Social justice courses use history lessons to empower change

Ariel Caspar, Editor-In-Chief September 30, 2020

Over the last couple of years, the Los Rios Community College District has gone through an institutional redesign, with a commitment to the social justice and equity of all students who have experienced...

American River College students speak out about the challenges of working at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo courtesy of unsplash.com)

Distracted and bored: ARC students share why working from home is such a challenge

Oden Taylor, News Editor May 17, 2020

The transition to online classes and the “stay-at-home order” enacted in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has come with its challenges for the students at American River College.  With the virus...

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)

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

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...

According to the Los Rios Community College District chancellor Brian King, all summer courses for the LRCCD will be online with the fate of the fall semester still undecided. (Photo Illustration by Emily Mello)

Los Rios plans to go to remote through summer

Alex Muegge, Staff Writer April 16, 2020

With the spread of the coronavirus, the Los Rios Community College District plans to remain online for summer courses, according to the LRCCD chancellor Brian King. King sent out a faculty email on...

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