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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...

The American River College Associated Student Body had their first meeting of the fall semester via Zoom on Aug. 29. (Photo Courtesy of Nicole Nugent)

ASB will continue meeting online during fall 2022 semester

Jaqueline Ruvalcaba, Arts & Culture, Social Media Editor September 6, 2022
Students gather on club day prior to the COVID-19 pandemic in the fall semster of 2019 at American River College. ARC and other Los Rios Community College District  schools have seen a significant decrease in student enrollment from the spring 2021 semester to the spring semester of 2022, due to complications from the pandemic. (File Photo)

ARC experiences significant decrease in student enrollment

Samuel Berg and Rayan Ali February 17, 2022

Since the beginning of COVID-19, colleges throughout California, including American River College, have seen student enrollment numbers drop. According to Frank Kobayashi, vice president of instruction...

Enrollment fraud has increased at American River College and many other California Community Colleges, as classes have been primarily taught online due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the fall semester  of 2021. (Photo via Unsplash)

Fraudulent enrollment hits California community colleges hard due to online learning

Cynsere Kelly, Sports Editor September 19, 2021

American River College and other Los Rios colleges have been affected by a surge of suspected fraud enrollment, which has also affected other colleges throughout the state according to the Los Rios Community...

With the campus remaining closed, the library at American River College is finding new ways to give students access to textbooks throughout the semester. (Photo illustration by Collin Andrews)

ARC makes textbook rental easier than ever

Collin Andrews, Staff Writer May 3, 2021

While students struggle to find new ways to affordably obtain their textbooks during the pandemic riddled semester, the American River College library has been able to create a new way to help students...

After one year of ARC’s courses being fully online, the Los Rios Community College District has confirmed that ARC will function in both an online and on-ground environment for the fall 2021 semester. (Photo via Pixabay)

ARC students voice their feelings about the hybrid fall semester

Madison Duong, Staff Writer April 28, 2021

American River College students all feel differently as they ponder their thoughts on ARC confirming in an email that 2021’s fall semester will be in a hybrid setting. This means classes will be offered...

The frustration of navigating our world through the internet and our laptops can prove to be overwhelming. (Photo courtesy of Unsplash.com)

Will we ever open back up?

Mojané Tolvert, Staff Writer October 19, 2020

On Sept. 16, Los Rios Community College District Chancellor Brian King sent an email to all LRCCD students to inform them that the 2021 spring semester at American River College will continue online. Like...

Despite not being able to meet on campus, the dance department at ARC is doing the best it can under the current circumstances. (Photo courtesy of Unsplash.com)

Pandemic forces ARC’s dance department to adapt to online environment

Mojané Tolvert, Staff Writer October 19, 2020

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, American River College’s dance department is no longer offering in-person dance instruction. Instead, as with most of the college’s departments,  distancing guidelines...

Across the country since the start of the pandemic, Zoom meetings, including synchronous online classrooms in the Los Rios Community College District have been under attack by a new cyber threat, Zoom bombers. (Photo courtesy of pixabay.com)

Online classes under attack by “Zoom bombers”

Brandon Zamora, Opinion Editor October 9, 2020

Across the United States, community colleges and universities holding synchronous online classes have experienced ongoing problems with people coming into virtual classrooms unannounced and causing a disturbance....

Signs blocking all of the entrances to the American River College campus state that it is closed until further notice. The campus has been closed since March 18, and will continue to remain closed through the spring 2021 semester, according to a Sept. 16 faculty email sent by LRCCD Chancellor Brian King. (Photo by Will Minke)

The truth behind online learning

Will Minke, Staff Writer October 3, 2020

Due to all of the limits that COVID-19 has set forth, a majority of colleges across the country have transitioned to complete remote learning for the fall 2020 semester, including American River College....

 While American River Colleges automotive department is unable to hold classes on campus, they find unique ways to teach their courses online in the fall 2020 semester. (Photo by Ariel Caspar)

ARC’s automotive department gets creative with online classes

Brandon Zamora, Opinion Editor October 3, 2020

While the fall 2020 semester at American River College is the first academic session to be completely online, there are still some departments adapting to the new changes. The automotive department is...

The transition to online culinary classes was only novel at first, but will likely force students pursuing a degree in hospitality management to take at least one semester off until in-person lab classes resume. (Photo illustration by Nick Subia)

Online culinary classes prove to be problematic during pandemic

Nick Subia, Staff Writer October 1, 2020

Through all the confusion that comes with the transition to virtual learning, the fine and applied arts department at American River College is currently active, but not without a considerable number of...

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