The American River Current

Brothers Breaking Barriers provides positive space for students of color

Kelvin Burt (left) and Joshua Harris (right) are two of the first students who started Brothers Breaking Barriers, which aims to create a space that supports men of
color on the American River Campus. (Photo by Thomas Cathey)

Thomas Cathey

October 23, 2019

Joshua Harris, a student and former campus patrolman for American River College, hopes to help out students on campus in a different way this semester.  After originating as an occasional workshop, “Brothers Breaking Barriers” has now become a permanent organization at ARC. As it became instituti...

How to have a successful semester

My laptop resting on with my textbooks and to-do list.

Alexus Hurtado

September 5, 2018

The start of a new semester can be stressful and overwhelming, but with organization, determination and focus, students can have a great semester and achieve their academic goals. Keeping procrastination and tardiness at bay is important during the semester. For many college students it’s second...

LRC workshop teaches using color to organize studying

The Learning Resource Center hosted a workshop called

Claire Bathory

March 30, 2016

At a workshop in the Learning Resource Center on Tuesday, American River College instructional assistant Cheryl Howell explained how color coding can help with both studying habits and daily life. Howell, who works for Disabled Student Programs and Services (DSPS), separated the benefits of highli...

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