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On April 22, 2024 the Sacramento Sheriff’s department and Los Rios Police department responded to a report of a deceased individual at the coroner of Myrtle Avenue and College Oak Drive. (Photo by Lorraine Barron)

Deceased individual reported at Myrtle West parking lot

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor May 9, 2024

A deceased individual was discovered and reported near American River College, during the evening hours of April 22, according to Kaitlyn Collignon, ARC’s public information officer.  The incident...

Due to the closure of Davies Hall on Sept. 8, there is now fencing around the building which adds to the many issues impacting the American River College community. (Photo by Shy Bell)

Davies Hall is the latest issue to impact students and staff on the ARC campus

September 16, 2023

On Sept. 7, Lisa Cardoza, American River College president, announced in an email to faculty and staff that Davies Hall needed to be closed the morning of Sept. 8, due to the possibility of it being a...

The Los Rios Community College District is back to charging for parking since the pandemic. If the daily parking machines aren’t working students won’t be required to pay for parking. (Photo by Joseph Bianchini)

Parking requirements are changing for the fall 2023 semester

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor September 5, 2023

When the fall 2023 semester started at American River College in late August, students faced the enforcement of paid parking for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the ARC website,...

The LRCCD will be going back to charging for parking permits in the fall 2023 semester. If they truly want to limit barriers for students they should continue to offer free parking. (Photo illustration by Jeralynn Querubin)

The LRCCD should keep student parking free

The Current Staff May 11, 2023

During the spring 2020 semester, the COVID-19 pandemic forced everything to shut down, which meant that students, staff and faculty had to work remotely. Because of this, the Los Rios Community College...

Members of the Clubs and Events Board socialize following their meeting on March 21. (Photo by Jonathan Plazola)

CAEB unanimously approves $1,200 of funding for the Student Center

Jonathan Plazola, Feature Editor April 1, 2023

The American River College Clubs and Events Board unanimously approved a bill that would bring $1,200 of funds to the Student Center during its meeting on March 21 CAEB representatives, president Kevin...

Parking will remain free at American River College during the summer 2023 semester. Campus police will continue to ticket those in violated parking areas. (Photo by Kaitlyn Riley)

Parking will remain free during summer 2023 semester

Kaitlyn Riley, Staff Writer March 11, 2023

Parking will remain free during the summer 2023 semester at American River College, according to Kaitlyn Collignon, ARC’s public information officer. This update comes after it was announced earlier...

Parking is still free for students during the spring 2023 semester. Students can park in the parking garage, the stadium parking lot, and the Myrtle East and West parking lots. (Photo by Jeralynn Querubin)

Free parking continues for students during spring 2023 semester

Jeralynn Querubin, Staff Writer February 20, 2023

For the spring 2023 semester, American River College students don’t need parking permits in order to park on campus. However, employees are still required to have parking permits while parking in staff...

Free student parking continues at American River College during the fall 2022 semester. Parking regulations will still be enforced. (Photo by Heather Amberson)

Free parking for students continues for the fall 2022 semester

Gina Gangursky, Staff Writer September 19, 2022

American River College will continue to provide free parking for students during the fall 2022 semester. Fee-based parking has been suspended since March 2020, when COVID-19 forced the Los Rios Community...

A female student was sexually assaulted at the American River College parking structure on the morning of Feb. 16, 2022. The suspect, pictured here, fled on foot, and has not yet been identified. (Photo courtesy of the Los Rios Police Department)

LRPD reports sexual assault of female student in the ARC parking structure

Jaqueline Ruvalcaba, Staff Writer February 17, 2022

A student was sexually assaulted at the American River College parking structure on the morning of Feb.16, according to a statement released by the Los Rios Police Department.  According to the LRPD,...

The Los Rios Community College District continues to offer free parking in the spring semester of 2022, as campus facilities and services become available, giving students the opportunity to access on-campus resources. (Photo by Jaqueline Ruvalcaba)

LRCCD continues to offer free parking for the spring semester

Jaqueline Ruvalcaba, Staff Writer February 12, 2022

The Los Rios Community College District will continue to offer free parking at all LRCCD colleges during the spring 2022 semester. Students will not need a parking permit to access on-campus resources. Scott...

The Los Rios Community College District offers free parking for students who attend any LRCCD college campus in the fall  semester of 2021 and the spring semester of 2022. (Photo via iStock)

LRCCD offers students free parking

Madison Duong, Feature/A&C Editor October 14, 2021

The Los Rios Community College District has elected to give all LRCCD colleges free parking for students starting in the fall of 2021. According to Scott Crow, American River College’s communications...

A parking meter on the fourth floor of the parking garage at American River College displays an “out of service” sign during the spring semester. (Photo by Emily Mello)

Los Rios Police Department neglecting daily parking meters

Marquala Brown February 5, 2020

Every semester students arrive at the American River Parking lot without a semester parking sticker. Many of them expect to purchase a $2 daily parking sticker, only to walk up to a flashing red light...

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