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The Los Rios Community College District offers free parking for students who attend any LRCCD college campus in the fall  semester of 2021 and the spring semester of 2022. (Photo via iStock)

LRCCD offers students free parking

Madison Duong, Feature/A&C Editor October 14, 2021

The Los Rios Community College District has elected to give all LRCCD colleges free parking for students starting in the fall of 2021. According to Scott Crow, American River College’s communications...

American River College offers an incentive of up to $200 for all students who show proof of their vaccinated status against COVID-19 by Nov. 1, 2021. (Photo via Unsplash)

ARC offers $200 to students who receive the COVID-19 vaccine

Cynsere Kelly, Sports Editor September 7, 2021

To ensure the safety of all faculty, students, and members of the community, American River College is requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for all people who access campus and district facilities by Oct. 1,...

As one of the few classes left on campus, at American River College, the EMS department is finding new ways to teach in Spring 2021. (Photo via ARCs Website)

EMS classes remain open as campus is closed

Collin Andrews, Staff Writer May 18, 2021

While the world shut down, and virtually every form of communication went online, the teachers and students with American River College's Emergency Medical Technology, Paramedics, Nursing and Respiratory...

After a battle with cancer, respected psychology professor Dean Murakami died on Dec. 23, 2020. A gentle giant according to psychology professor Tori Bovard, he advocated for the rights of students and faculty. (Photo courtesy of American River College)

Psychology professor Dean Murakami is mourned by ARC community

Athena Acevedo, Feature Editor February 11, 2021

Longtime American River College Psychology Professor Dean Murakami died on December 23, 2020, from a battle with cancer, according to a statement released by the college. Murakami taught at ARC for...

Figuring out where to look to get your news can be really confusing, but when you find your reliable news source that you know is trustworthy you’ll know you’ll get the right information on a daily basis. (Photo Illustration by Brandon Zamora)

Finding the truth online can be hard, here’s a place to start

Brandon Zamora, Opinion Editor November 19, 2020

On Nov. 7, a winner was finally announced for the 2020 Presidential Election when it was announced that former Vice President Joe Biden had been officially elected President of the United States. Both...

School normally has the supplies, materials, and technology for a student who normally would not be able to afford, however this changes when all work is shifted online, forcing students to purchase things that normally would not be needed.  (Photo courtesy of pixabay)

Can students afford the transition to online classes?

Bram Martinez, Arts and Culture Editor May 11, 2020

American River College shut its doors on March 16, and in the weeks since the switch to online, curriculum has been strenuous for both the teachers and students. The transition hasn’t been smooth because...

American River College has donated ventilators  and N-95 masks to University of California, Davis Medical Center, Mercy General Hospital and Kaiser South Sacramento Hospital to help with equipment needs during this essential time. (Photo courtesy of ventilator.png)

ARC Respiratory Care Program donates equipment to community amid ventilator shortage

Clifton Bullock, Staff Writer April 23, 2020

The COVID-19, or coronavirus, pandemic has challenged the American healthcare system, the American healthcare industry and the American structure of government in ways never seen before. While the states...

Former Vice-President of Administrative Services, Ray Di Guilio (Photo Courtesy of Scott Crow)

ARC mourns loss of former staff member

Brandon Zamora March 5, 2020

On Jan. 26, Ray Di Guilio, former Vice President of Administrative Services of American River College, died at the age of 76 after a long battle with cancer, according to his obituary in the Sacramento...

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Violence in media doesn’t perpetuate real life violence

Josh Ghiorso December 12, 2019

Violence in the media has been a recent topic of discussion with the October release of the “Joker” movie. The worry was specifically if “Joker” will perpetuate mass shootings at theaters, like...

Refresh your holiday movie rotation with these five forgotten Christmas flicks. (photo courtesy of Warner Bros.)

5 movies you forgot were Christmas movies

Jack Harris December 12, 2019

Tired of watching the same Christmas movies every year? Refresh your holiday-viewing rotation with some of these films that you may have forgotten are Christmas movies.    1. “Gremlins”...

Director of Finance Sha Toyia Anderson (left) presented the Finance Report for the Associated Student Bodys fall 2019 semester to the rest of the ASB Student Senate on Dec. 6, 2019. (Photo by Jack Harris)

ASB presents finance report and passes conference bills

Jack Harris December 12, 2019

The American River College Associated Student Body passed a number of bills funding conferences at the Dec. 6 Student Senate meeting. Director of Finance Sha Toyia Anderson presented the ASB Finance Report...

Associate Vice President of Workforce Development Frank Kobayashi, American River College student Joshua Harris and District Academic Senate President Gary Aguilar (from left to right) presented ARC’s new Educational Master Plan at the Associated Student Body Senate meeting on Nov. 22, 2019. (Photo by Brandon Zamora)

Executive Leadership Team presented Education Master Plan to Student Senate

Jack Harris December 6, 2019

Members of the American River College Executive Leadership Team (ELT) presented the college’s new Educational Master Plan at the Associated Student Body Student Senate meeting on Nov. 22.  During...

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