The American River Current

This former ARC student’s struggle with housing is not unique

Former American River College student Courteney Duren-Hill and her son Gavin Hill lost their mobile home during the spring 2018 semester due to an increase in rent. Now, she has relocated from motel to motel. While attending ARC, Duren-Hill benefitted from the services offered to students. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Ashley Hayes-Stone

February 13, 2019

It’s morning and Courteney Duren-Hill wakes up to her alarm going off in her living room at her single-wide mobile home in Caravan Village near Watt Avenue and Auburn Boulevard. Sighing, she lays in bed for a minute and stares at the wooden panel walls that make up her home, then looks down at the ha...

ARC printing supervisor brings eco-awareness to campus

Don Reid poses in his print shop at American River College on Nov. 28, 2017. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Ashley Hayes-Stone

January 31, 2018

Don Reid walks into the tiny office that he plans to soon call home. The small station consists of gray barren walls, an old desk, a squeaky chair and a dusty typewriter. The fluorescent lights cast a sickly green hue over everything. Reid picks up the ancient typewriter and tosses it into the nearest tr...

Bringing wireless eyes to the blind

Tiffany Manosh poses with her special made camera created by the Design Hub at American River College on Nov. 28. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Claire Bathory

December 6, 2017

Navigating the everyday routine on a college campus has its challenges—for students, it can be difficult to reach the resources available to them, if they're even aware of where and what they are. Educators and employees find what time to themselves they can, where they can, and no one ever quite mana...

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