The American River Current

Having trouble with Canvas? Don’t stress

Even if you struggle with online learning, Canvas is designed to be user friendly and help you stay as organized as possible. (Photo by Edith Nunez)

Edith Nunez, Staff Writer

September 14, 2020

This semester many students are taking an online class for the first time due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Online classes are either synchronous, meaning class meets live through Zoom at a set time and day, or it is asynchronous, meaning the class doesn’t meet through Zoom and the instructor posts lectures...

Professors forced to transition online tell all about what it’s really like

One anonymous teacher shares the struggle of not getting to see her students in person now that the campus remains closed.

Josh Ghiorso, Arts & Culture Editor

May 18, 2020

With COVID-19 closing campuses all over California, students are finishing classes online. American River College has been no exception; in March the college moved its classes to an online platform for safety and social distancing. This has put a lot of stress on students who now must deal with the challenges...

ARC still plans to host graduation even though ceremony was canceled

With all May ceremonies cancelled, American River College explores alternative options so students may still experience a commencement ceremony. (Photo courtesy of pixabay.com)

Bram Martinez, Arts & Culture Editor

April 29, 2020

Events have been canceled all over the country, with rules for no large gatherings of people.  This can include concerts and festivals,  as well as graduation ceremonies for American River College for spring 2020. ARC President Thomas Greene says he understands why these ceremonies matter, especia...

The transition to online classes may put some students at a disadvantage

All classes at American River College have moved to online due to the COVID-19 pandemic, forcing all students to now work from home in all their classes. (Photo Illustration by Brandon Zamora)

Brandon Zamora, Sports Editor

April 9, 2020

With American River College closing its campus due to the coronavirus, all classes at ARC have been moved online. While this may not be an issue to some students, it’s an issue to others, especially for students who don’t know the first thing about taking a class online. There is a reason students have the choice t...

Online classes could be a trap for unfocused students

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Hannah Yates

April 10, 2019

The assortment and availability of online classes at American River College recently increased with the launch of ARC Online 2.0, and students will now be able to obtain majors solely through online course units. While, I think this is mostly an improvement, and will make academia more accessible ...

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