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The holiday season is here, so here is a list of the best and worst movies to watch during the break.(Photo by Lorraine Barron)

It’s Christmas movie time

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor December 24, 2022

It’s that wonderful time of year, a break between semesters. Oh yeah, and it’s Christmas. It's time to snuggle with your favorite blanket and watch the best holiday movie—or the worst. Now you...

American River College’s new interim president is Frank Kobayashi, replacing Melanie Dixon who resigned at the end of the semester. The work to find a permanent replacement will begin in the Spring 2023. (Photo courtesy of ARC website)

ARC appoints interim president, Frank Kobayashi

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor December 23, 2022

On Dec. 13, Los Rios Community College District Chancellor Brian King sent an email to the American River College faculty and staff announcing that Frank Kobayashi had been selected as the college’s...

Homebase has many different locations at American River College’s main campus. (Photo by Lorraine Barron)

ARC’s new program Homebase is here to help new and current students

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor December 5, 2022

As students start the journey to navigate through community college, American River College has implemented a program to assist through the process, Homebase. There are six different Homebases, with...

Beavers forward Obinna Ibewiro makes the first basket of the game though ARC would lose 67-47 to Siskiyous on Nov. 10. (Photo by Lorraine Barron)

ARC men’s basketball team loses to College of the Siskiyous 67-47

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor November 22, 2022

The American River College men’s basketball team faced College of the Siskiyous Eagles on Nov. 10 at home, losing 67-47.  Though ARC forward,Obinna Ibewiro, scored the first basket of the game, baskets...

LRCCD sent a message on Nov. 21 to all students, faculty and staff informing them that it was necessary to take safety measures due to a possible threat on CRC campus. (Photo by Lorraine Barron)

Shelter in place ordered for CRC

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor November 21, 2022

On Nov. 21 at 10:58 a.m., Cosumnes River College students, faculty and staff were notified via alert to shelter in place.  According to Scott Crow, American River College’s public information officer,...

Female sports journalists have to work in a male-dominated world without protection. (Photo by Lorraine Barron)

Female journalists need to be protected from unwanted sexual attention

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor November 7, 2022

Ask any female journalist and she has her own horror stories of sexual mistreatment. I have my own.  As a journalist I have had to deal with this. My very first sporting event I covered was a water...

Sergio Robles, an American River College alumni, is running for Elk Grove City Council in hopes of making a difference in the community. (Photo courtesy of Sergio Robles)

ARC alumni Sergio Robles runs for Elk Grove city council

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor November 5, 2022

Sergio Robles, an American River College alumni, says he hopes to make a difference at the smaller level of community service by sitting in a place  he can make change. Robles feels the importance...

ARC President Melanie Dixon breaking ground with students; Joaquin Holland, Haley Dildine and Jess Walden for the new Career Technical Education facility building on Oct. 20. (Photo courtesy of Cecilla Baldwin).

Members of the ARC community break ground on the Career Technical Education facility

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor November 2, 2022

American River College held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Career Technical Education Facility, on Oct. 20. ARC President Melanie Dixon says these buildings are possible because people care and...

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