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Showing the variation of rent from different cities in the Sacramento area. (Photo Illustration by Lorraine Barron)

The mistreatment of the disadvantaged by slumlords is illegal

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor May 18, 2024

The horrific treatment by slumlords of the disadvantaged in their own home is a deplorable act that there are legal consequences for, but not enforced.  Slumlords are allowed to charge outrageous prices...

American River College’s Meditation Room provides a clean, quiet place for students to use. (Photo by Shy Bell)

ARC offers space for people to be alone

Shy Bell, A&C Editor May 18, 2024

With the busyness of college life, especially as the semester dwindles to a close, students can find themselves lacking a place of reprieve on campus. Although places like the library and Learning Resource...

Alicia Szutowicz-Fitzpatrick, vice president of the Club and Events Board and the CAEB representative for the Student Senate (left), at the Student Senate meeting on May 3, 2024. (Photo by Shy Bell)

Students vote for ARC’s ASB members

Shy Bell, A&C Editor May 18, 2024

Here in America, we have the liberty of exercising our democratic freedom by voting for those that represent us. Students at American River College are allowed this same opportunity by voting for the students...

A quarter inside a tire tread is one way to check wear. (Photo illustration by Jose Leon)

Prepare for summer: Top five car issues and how to fix them

Jose Leon, Staff Writer May 16, 2024

Traversing Sacramento roads in the heat of summer is a cruel punishment that every local driver must go through, and what could make this situation even worse is dealing with car issues. Stuck on the side...

Whenever students want to transfer they come to the Counseling Transfer Center. (Photo by Clifton Bullock III)

Transferring to a four-year college isn’t always easy, but all students should have equal access

Clifton L. Bullock, Staff Writer May 16, 2024

Students can transfer from community colleges to a four year college or vice versa. People also transfer when they already have degrees, so transferring to different colleges is very common.  Over...

Jesus Miranda (right) and Troy Bernard (left) prepare to make sourdough in Hospitality Management class 326 on April 4, 2024. (Photo by Jose Leon)

Take this class: Hospitality Management 326

Jose Leon, Staff Writer May 16, 2024

As the rich smell of malty sweetness fills your lungs, the sense of floating dreamily is cut by the quick and organized movements of student bakers gliding across the room. The hustle and bustle of the...

“Deadpool & Wolverine” starring Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman is one film that movie-goers have to look forward to this summer. (Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios)

This summer has a wide variety of movies hitting theaters

Joseph Bianchini, Opinion Editor May 16, 2024

As summertime rolls around, so does some of the year’s best movie releases. Last summer, the cinema captivated the world in a way that hasn’t been seen in a very long time, mostly because of the “Barbenheimer”...

The task of trying to talk to a counselor can be a stressful one. (Photo Illustration by Shy Bell)

LRCCD should make counseling more accessible to students

The Current Staff May 16, 2024

Navigating the ins and outs of college can be difficult for anyone. This includes both students who are fresh out of high school and students returning to school after a hiatus. The criteria for transferring...

A patron of the Kaneko Gallery studies the art during the “Homosocial” exhibition on May 2, 2024. (Photo by Shy Bell)

Kaneko Gallery hosts “Homosocial” exhibition

Shy Bell, A&C Editor May 16, 2024

As the semester draws to a close, there is still an opportunity for American River College students to catch a glimpse of some art on campus before summer break. The Kaneko gallery’s “Homosocial”...

ARC students will be able to have more guests attend their ceremonies with new graduation format. (Photo by Heather Amberson)

ARC to host two graduation ceremonies for the first time

Chris Johnson, Staff Writer May 14, 2024

For the first time in the school’s history, American River College is extending its commencement ceremony to a two-day event that will allow students to increase the amount of guests they have present...

A supplemental form must be completed before signing up for summer courses. (Photo Illustration by Elisha Chandra)

Students should consider summer school classes

Elisha Chandra, Staff Writer May 14, 2024

Summer is coming up and students are anxiously awaiting the seasonal break. They are coming off a long school year from which they need a break. Breaks are necessary, but at the same time you should keep...

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