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Los Rios district confirms first exposures to the COVID-19 virus

 Four LRCCD students were instructed to go on 14-day self quarantine after exposure to COVID-19. (Photo illustration by Emily Mello)

Ariel Caspar

March 2, 2020

On Thursday, American River College’s communications office reported to all Los Rios Community College District staff, faculty and student population through Rave Alerts sent via text and email, that two students, one from ARC and one from Cosumnes River College had both been exposed to an individ...

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)

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, written by Senator Laurie Jones, would allow ASB to donate $500 of healthy foods during finals for this...

Breaking News: Unauthorized flyers found on campus

An unauthorized flyer was found posted to the ticket booth at the far right side of the football stadium near Parking Lot S. At least two flyers were found on American River College’s campus on Nov. 1 2018. (Photo by Jennah Booth)

Jennah Booth

November 1, 2018

At least two flyers were found this morning on American River College’s campus, each one reading: “It’s okay to be white.” One sign was taped to the gym doors and the other was posted on the ticket booth on the right side of the football stadium, near Parking Lot S. ARC’s Public Informa...

ARC professors become students once more

Professor Heidi Bennett adresses the New Faculty Academy about the next reading assignment,

Brienna Edwards

September 19, 2017

For someone who dreams of being a professor, the road to teaching may seem simple; he or she must go to all their classes, graduate with a master’s degree or better in their field, apply to every opening available and then finally make it through the hiring process. But then what? For many new hires it can...

Beavers prepare to take on division rivals Butte

Players on the American River College football team getting ready to snap the ball against Feather River College on Oct 29, 2016. ARC won 40-0. (Photo by Mike Yun)

Mack Ervin III

November 3, 2016

American River College’s football team is preparing to take on what might be their toughest challenge yet against Butte College, whose team is ranked seventh in the state. Butte has won its last four games including a 48-28 win over Sierra, while American River have won five straight and are comin...

Beavers winning streak snapped by Sac City in Dig Pink game

Outside Hitter Dani Schoen gets ready to spike the ball during the Dig Pink game against Sacramento City College on Oct. 19. Arc lost 3-1. (Photo by Laodicea Broadway)

Mack Ervin III

October 25, 2016

At the Dig Pink game for breast cancer awareness, the volleyball team suffered a tough loss to Sacramento City College on Friday, ending their three-game win streak and dropping them to 12-8 on the season. ARC partnered with The Side-Out Foundation and its Dig Pink initiative to raise $500 towards ...

Sac City slams its way to 7-3 win over ARC

American River College catcher Joaquin Sequeira drops a popup during a game vs Sacramento City College on April 21 2016 at American River College. ARC lost by the final score of 7-3. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Matthew Peirson

April 22, 2016

A grand slam from Sacramento City College first baseman Tim Hall blew the game open in its 7-3 win over American River College’s baseball team Thursday, giving Sac City the rubber match of the series. Hall smashed the ball down the left field line, leaving the yard in only a matter of seconds a...

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...

ASB Notebook: Campus safety, March in March cancellation big topics at recent board meetings

Student Senate President David Hylton II discusses the agenda for the Feb. 18, 2016 Student Senate meeting. Hylton also recently announced that he plans to seek re-election this semester. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

February 22, 2016

Director of Legislative Affairs Laurie Jones introduced a bill aimed at campus safety at the Feb. 8 Student Senate meeting. A shooting took place on the campus of Sacramento City College during the fall 2015 semester—the first-ever shooting on a Los Rios Community College Campus—which along with many...

Campus safety becomes high priority at CAEB meeting

Campus safety was a major topic at Tuesday's CAEB meeting. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

February 10, 2016

Director of Legislative Affairs Laurie Jones introduced a bill aimed at campus safety at Tuesday’s student senate meeting. Last semester, Sacramento City College had a deadly shooting, which along with many other recent violent incidents on campuses across the nation have raised concerns of cam...

Emotions run high as ARC blows lead to Sac City

American River College guard Sariah Loudon  and Sacramento City College point guard Corina Tacardon fight for possession of the ball, during a game at ARC on Tuesday. ARC lost to Sac City 45-41. (Photo by Tyler M. Jackson)

Matthew Peirson

January 28, 2016

Three technical fouls were called on American River College’s women’s basketball team in the fourth quarter, part of an emotional unraveling of the team that led to a 45-41 loss to Sacramento City College. Guard Jennifer Manduca and forward Cassandra Jaimes were both whistled for technicals in the ...

ARC runs out of gas in fourth quarter, loses to Sierra

Head coach J.R. Matsunami gives the American River College's womens basketball team a pep talk in the second half of their game against Sierra College Friday. ARC lost to Sierra 71-56. 
(Photo by Joe Padilla)

Matthew Peirson

January 25, 2016

Alternating runs and a back and forth third quarter ultimately wore out American River College’s women’s basketball team, as it was outscored 23-6 in the fourth quarter of a 71-56 loss to Sierra College on Friday. Forward Cassandra Jaimes led ARC with 17 points, but had only 2 in the final quarter aft...

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