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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)

Luis Gael

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 March 5 and 6. According to the group’s event page on All Events: “Project Truth will be ch...

Breaking News: Reports of a man with a gun on campus prompt school-wide lockdown

The Rancho Cordova Police Department has yet to identify the suspect involved in the shooting of a non-student at the Folsom Lake College Rancho Cordova Center on April 12, 2020. (File Photo)

Luis Gael

February 14, 2018

American River College was placed on lockdown by the Los Rios Police Department after reports of a man on campus with a gun at approximately 7 p.m. on Wednesday evening. According to Sergeant J. Lampano of the LRPD, there were reported sightings of a man riding a bicycle displaying a firearm near...

Breaking News: LRPD Officer calls for backup after altercation with student

(Photo by Luis Gael Jimenez)

Luis Gael

February 6, 2018

Sacramento Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call for backup from a Los Rios Police Department Officer Tuesday afternoon after an apparent altercation with an American River College student inside the Disabled Student Programs and Services Offices. According to ARC Public Information Officer Scott Crow, there is...

ARC to demolish buildings to make room for new STEM facility

A schematic of the proposed STEM building that would be erected in the space where the Liberal Arts Building stands today. (Photo courtesy of Scott Crow)

Jennifer Langston

September 13, 2017

American River College will be undergoing more construction in March 2018 as crews prepare to demolish the current Liberal Arts building and erect a new one in its place. The Liberal Arts building was built in the 1960s. According to Scott Crow, American Rivers Public Information Officer. ARC has wanted...

Update: Students involved in sexual assault claim may have known each other

Caution tape was placed on the entrance to the women's restroom in the Liberal Arts breezeway while the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department investigated the area following a sexual assault claim first reported to the Los Rios Police Department. The two students involved in the incident may have known each other prior to the situation occurring, according to ARC public information officer Scott Crow. (Photo by Joe Padilla)

Matthew Peirson

April 19, 2016

Two American River College students involved in a sexual assault claim reported on campus Monday may have known each other prior to the incident, according to ARC public information officer Scott Crow. “It’s possible that the individuals may have known each other prior,” Crow said, who receiv...

Former ARC student dies in police custody

Former American River College student Edward Currie died in police custody on Feb. 20 of an apparent seizure after being arrested on suspicion of drug possession on the same night. Currie's family said he had no past history of seizures. (Photo screen capture from Edward Currie's Facebook page)

Jordan Schauberger

February 29, 2016

By Jordan Schauberger and Matthew Peirson A former American River College student died in police custody on Feb. 20 after suffering an apparent seizure, officials said Monday. He was 31. Edward Shabbaz Currie, who attended ARC from in 2003 and 2004, according to ARC Public Information Officer Scot...

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)

Matthew Peirson

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 building had its ribbon cut. According to ARC Public Information Officer Scott Crow, prelimin...

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