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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...

On Sept. 28, a protest against the vaccine mandate took place at the American River College main campus. The Mandate has since been lifted. (Photo by Jonathan Plazola)

How COVID-19 protocols affect in-person classes at ARC

Jonathan Plazola and Lorraine Barron December 10, 2022

At the beginning of the fall 2022 semester, staff, faculty and students had to be vaccinated or prove a medical exemption to attend classes in person at American River College. Now, several months later, ...

Social media has found its way into almost every aspect of our everyday lives, almost like a drug we cannot live without. (Photo by Jonathan Plazola)

How social media affects the mental health of Gen Z college students

Jonathan Plazola, Staff Writer November 8, 2022

Many young adults, more specifically Generation Z, have had an issue on their hands for a while. The way we’ve used social media has affected the mental health of many in our age range, but the way we...

erry Haflich has dedicated his last 23 years to American River college taking on many different positions to benefit all student needs. (Photo Courtesy of Jerry Haflich)

Assistant athletic director Jerry Haflich set to retire after 23 years at ARC

Maya Barber, Feature Editor May 18, 2022

Over the last 23 years, Jerry Haflich, assistant athletic director and professor at American River College, has helped athletes reach their potential, but he considers his biggest win to be his long marriage...

The COVID-19 pandemic is going into year three, and many students and faculty have been learning and teaching remotely the whole time. This has led some to feel the effects of burnout. (Photo Illustration by Heather Amberson)

Burnout makes learning feel impossible

Heather Amberson, Editor-In-Chief May 17, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic is now going into year three, and it has taken a lot out of everyone. It has taken many things from us. It has impacted our physical health and our mental health as well. Everyone...

The American River College campus appears empty as it partially re-opens. (Photo by Maya Barber)

With the pandemic ending ARC students should be back on campus

Maya Barber, Feature Editor May 15, 2022

Since the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, Zoom has become the epicenter of all communication. People were cut off from the outside world and thrown into a virtual world, without face-to-face contact or interaction. Now...

American River College will likely be opening its campus back up in the fall of 2022. With more students back on campus, the school and departments should be promoting themselves campus wide to generate more interest in events. (Photo by Sam Berg)

ARC should promote more on-campus activities

Samuel Berg, News Editor May 2, 2022

American River College has yet to fully open up the campus for in-person learning. Still, significant strides have been made and it appears the fall 2022 semester will be more like the school experience...

 Beavers Against Hate allows you to pledge your support, through the American River College website in the spring semester of 2022. (Photo via Unsplash)

ARC offers pledge with Beavers Against Hate

Maya Barber, Feature Editor April 21, 2022

Beavers Against Hate is a college-wide initiative for all students and faculty to join. It is a commitment to uphold standards of social justice, equity, and doing right for our community.  According...

Since the fall 2020 semester, at American River College, HomeBase has appeared on many students Canvas homepage, acting as an academic guide for new and continuing students. In the spring of 2022 HomeBase is now also back on campus. (Photo via Brooke Cagle on Unsplash)

HomeBase is back on campus

Maya Barber, Feature Editor March 31, 2022

Since the fall 2020 semester, HomeBase has appeared on many students' Canvas homepage, acting as an academic guide for new and continuing students. HomeBase is now also in a physical space on the American...

The American River softball team is pushing hard and working together as a team to continue their season to the Big 8 conference, in the spring semester of 2022. (Photo by Maya Barber)

ARC’s softball team aims to be one of the best teams in the Big 8 Conference

Maya Barber, Feature Editor March 14, 2022

Softball season is in full swing at American River College. So far the softball team has won nine games, which is leading them in the right direction in the Big 8 Conference. “Our goal is to be one...

On Feb. 15, 2022, the Los Rios Community College District announced that all classes originally scheduled for on-ground will return to campus on Feb. 22, 2022. (Photo by Heather Amberson)

LRCCD announces return to campuses after starting semester online

Heather Amberson, Editor-In-Chief February 17, 2022

On Feb. 15, the Los Rios Community College District announced in an email from LRCCD Chancellor Brian King that all classes that were originally scheduled to be on-ground will return to campus on Feb....

According to an announcement by the Los Rios Community College District, because of the recent spike in COVID-19 cases, some classes will be switched to an online format until Feb. 22. Other “difficult-to-convert” classes will return on ground on Jan. 31. (Photo by Oden Taylor)

Rise in COVID-19 cases causes spring 2022 semester to begin online

Heather Amberson, Editor-In-Chief January 23, 2022

The spring 2022 semester, which mostly started online, will remain online through Feb. 22, according to an email sent out by the administration on Jan. 21 and a message posted on the Los Rios Community...

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