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As students go about selecting their classes through eServices, they have the option of selecting classes that are fully in-person, meet through zoom, asynchronous or a hybrid class that combines multiple formats. (Photo Illustration by Joseph Bianchini)

ARC should provide more consistency across class formats

The Current Staff May 6, 2024

What makes the community college route appealing for students is the flexibility it provides in terms of one’s schedule. However, the scheduling inconsistency from class to class makes a student’s...

Class schedules in eServices list classes as asynchronous, with no scheduled meeting times. But when students look at the syllabus for the class it may show different, unexpected requirements. (Photo Illustration by Heather Amberson)

Online class schedules should be clearly defined

Heather Amberson, Editor-in-Chief April 3, 2024

Many students have a full schedule between taking classes, work and any other responsibilities, so many choose to take asynchronous classes that can be done on their own time.  If a class is listed...

Student enrollment is on the upswing as in-person classes and activities come back to campus. (Photo by Shy Bell)

Enrollment increases at ARC

Shy Bell, A&C Editor September 26, 2023

American River College’s enrollment is up, gaining more than 2,000 students since last fall. The Los Rios Community College District has seen a gain of over 6,000 students, a 9.31% increase from the...

Davies Hall will close on Sept. 8, and classes normally held there will be moved online until new spaces are found, according to a statement sent to students, staff and faculty. Faculty and staff packing up offices in Davies Hall on Sept. 7. (Photo by Shy Bell)

American River College’s Davies Hall set to close on Sept. 8

Heather Amberson, Editor-in-Chief September 7, 2023

American River College’s Davies Hall is set to close by 8 a.m. on Sept. 8, according to a statement sent to students, faculty and staff.  “We have been informed by the state’s school and college...

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...

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