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Trump and Biden struggle to stay civil and on topic as they face off in the first 2020 presidential debate

President Donald Trump (left) and former Vice President Joe Biden (right) go head-to-head in the first of three scheduled presidential debates on Sept. 29, 2020. The Commission on Presidential Debates at Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland hosted the event and Fox News’ Chris Wallace moderated. 
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“Will you shut up man!”
October 7, 2020

On Sept. 29 in a small auditorium adorned with red, white and blue patriotism, President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden ascended to the star-spangled debate stage for the first of three...

ARC President Thomas Greene to retire in 2020

American River College president Thomas Greene will retire in June 2020, after almost six years in the position. (File Photo)
October 23, 2019

American River College President Thomas Greene will retire from his position on June 30, 2020. Greene first came to ARC in August 2014 to replace former president David Viar, who became president of...

ASB discusses new feminist center and more

President Rebeca Rico-Chavez and Parlamentarian Tamara Dunning listen in at the Student Body Senate meeting on Feb. 2 at American River College. (Photo by Gabe Carlos)
February 6, 2019

The American River College Associated Student Body Senate held its first meeting of the spring 2019 semester on Feb. 2 to approve a new bill that will provide funds for healthy foods. Bill S19-01,...

Admired college counselor retires after 30 years at ARC

Thomas Greene, President of American River College (left), congratulates Manuel Ruedas, Puente Project coordinator and Trio (STEM) counselor (right), at his retirement ceremony on Nov. 30, 2018 in the Community Rooms at American River College. (Photo by Christian Sutton)
December 10, 2018

Manuel Ruedas, Puente Project coordinator and Trio Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) program counselor, will retire at the end of December after a 30-year career at American River College....

ARC President warns students of ‘outside group’ planning protest at ARC

John Edgar, a member of the anti-abortion activist group Project Truth, stands in front of one of the group's signs posted by its set up near the Student Center. Project Truth visits college campuses among other venues across the country to spread its message. (File Photo)
March 2, 2018

According to a campus-wide email sent out by American River College President Thomas Greene, an “outside group” calling itself Project Truth will be on school grounds as part of an anti-abortion demonstration...

Women’s March brings thousands to the state capitol

A group of protesters hold up a
January 23, 2018

Millions of protesters took to the streets of cities all across the country, including Sacramento,  to voice their support for the rights of marginalized populations in the United States on Saturday as...

Editorial: Los Rios needs to take stand against Trump

President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Sacramento, California on June 1, 2016. (File Photo)
September 19, 2017

With President Donald Trump’s recent threat to end DACA and potentially deport nearly 790,000 unauthorized immigrants or “Dreamers”  and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ attempts to rollback...

Make education expensive, again?

Trump's proposed budget could lead to billions lost in Pell Grant cuts. The Pell Grant was created in 1972 and originally it was named the Basic Educational Opportunity Grant; in 1980 it was renamed after Senator Claireborne Pell for his efforts in creating the program. The University of Phoenix awarded $96,589,867, the most in Pell Grants 2015-2016. (Photo illustration by Cheyenne Drury)
April 5, 2017

President Donald Trump proposed an outline on March 16 that intends to cut nine billion dollars from education, for higher education a.k.a  universities and community college students this means Pell...

Opinion: From safe spaces to Brave Spaces

Brave spaces are a unique place that allow students to speak about issues currently bothering them. (Photo Courtesy of Shutterstock)
March 6, 2017

It was the Wednesday just after last November’s Presidential election. The mood on campus was at best, subdued. Those of us who did not vote for Donald Trump and what his supporters stood for were swinging...

Photo Gallery: Hillary Clinton rallies in Sacramento

Supporters of democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton hold up signs and cheer during a rally event in Sacramento California on June 5, 2016. Clinton was campaiging ahead of California's presidential primary on June 7. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)
June 6, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate and frontrunner Hillary Clinton hosted a rally at Sacramento City College on Sunday, campaigning hard in the state to make her case before the June 7 statewide primary. 10...

Photo Gallery: Donald Trump in Sacramento

Supporters of Donald Trump stand in line and wait for a rally event in Sacramento, California on June 1, 2016. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)
June 2, 2016

Presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump's campaign made their first stop in Sacramento on June 1, holding a rally event at the Sacramento International Jet Center which drew nearly 5,000 supporters. The...

Liberal Arts Building to be replaced as Student Services construction nears completion

The new wing of the Student Services adds 5,500-square feet to the building. The west side underwent a 14-month remodel from April 2014 to summer 2015.
(Photo by Jordan Schauberger)
October 30, 2015

In the ongoing construction overhaul of the American River College campus, the next project, tearing down and rebuilding the Liberal Arts building, has been announced as the new wing of the Student Services...

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