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LRCCD concludes workshop weeks of action to aid undocumented students

Immigration activist advocating for DACA reinstatement, ending the incarceration of immigrant children seeking asylum and carrying signs reading “Abolish ICE” convene in front of the Sacramento County Sheriff's Detention center in Sacramento, Calif. Sacramento County works directly with ICE to remove undocumented immigrants including Dreamers without DACA and those without immigration status, a clear contradiction to the states mandate for law enforcement not to work with ICE. (Photo by Irvis Orozco)
LRCCD hosted Weeks of Undocumented action events, to help aid undocumented students through college
November 19, 2020

Undocumented students, also known as Dreamers largely felt the angst of the presidential elections according to Sacramento City College counselor Sandra Guzman, who works with this community. This election...

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)
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...

Los Rios responds to hate incidents

Counter protester Jules Miller holds up a sign that reads “No Nazi No Hate in Our Streets” during a  “Turn California Red” conservative rally at the California State Capitol in Sacramento on Nov. 4, 2018. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)
November 14, 2018

By Jennah Booth & Tracy Holmes Swastikas, racial slurs and death threats were found on Oct 1, scrawled on the stalls and mirror of a men’s restroom at Sacramento City College, according to the...

Breaking News: Suspicions of bomb in Land Park prompt Rave Alert

Members of the Sacramento County Sheriff's Explosive Ordinance Detail enter their vehicle on May 5, 2018. The officers were dispatched to William Land Park after reports of an object that appeared to be a pipe bomb. The suspicious metal rod was found to be safe after the EOD Unit took X-rays. (Photo by Luis Gael Jimenez)
May 9, 2018

Suspicions of a pipe bomb placed at William Land Park caused district officials to send out a Rave Alert warning students to avoid the area on Wednesday. The alert, which went out at 9:06 a.m, urged...

ARC hosts the Big 8 Swim Invite

Women's swim teams from eight community colleges across northern California, push off the block for their first time trials of the Big 8 swim invite on March 15 at ARC.  (Photo by Cecilia Castillo Juarez
March 29, 2018

Eight California community college swim teams met at American River College for the 2018 Big 8 Invite on March 16. Swimmers from Santa Rosa Junior College, San Joaquin Delta College, Diablo Valley College...

UFC Fighter Josh Emmett reflects on growing up in Sacramento

UFC fighter Josh Emmett trains in the octagon with his trainer Joey Rodriguez at on Feb. 14 at Urijah Faber's Ultimate Fitness. Emmett is preparing for his first UFC main event fight against Jeremy Stephens on Feb. 24 in Orlando, FL. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)
March 14, 2018

From where Josh Emmett is standing, he can hear the music pounding through the arena speakers. He’s waiting for his cue to enter the octagon. The 32-year-old is about to make his professional...

Beavers escape close shave with Folsom Lake

American River College guard Lawrence Smith brings the ball up court during a game against Sierra College on Jan. 16 at American River College in Sacramento, California. (photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)
January 30, 2018

The American River College men’s basketball team survived a close encounter with Folsom Lake College on Friday, winning 61-58. Assistant coach Michael Lorente served as acting head coach as Mark Giorgi...

Women’s basketball team qualifies for playoffs

ARC sophomore forward Benjiu Atik holds ball above her head and comes face to face with Sacramento City freshman forward, Meghan Case. ARC Women's Basketball defeated SCC 70-56 on Thursday. (Photo by Lidiya Grib)
February 23, 2017

The women’s basketball team defeated Sacramento City College 70-56 and qualified for conference playoffs Thursday night. Freshman forward Bengu Atik was the lead scorer with 26 points and freshman...

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)
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...

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)
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...

Beavers’ defense shines on a rainy day

American River College’s running back Ce’von Mitchell-Ford runs through a pile of Siskiyous defenders, during the Beavers’ 7-0 road win on Oct. 15 2016. (Photos courtesy of Charles Eiers)
October 18, 2016

Rain was pouring down on Saturday, but it didn’t stop American River College’s football team as the defense led the way to a gritty 7-0 victory over College of the Siskiyous. With the field drenched...

Stories on Stage brings student literature to the Sacramento community

Local actor Pano Roditis reads from Rachel Gardner’s “Tradesman” at the Stories on Stage Los Rios night event on Sept. 30, 2016. The event honored the Los Rios creative writing programs with live readings of stories from each college’s literary magazine. (Photo by Hannah Darden)
October 3, 2016

The Verge Center for the Arts in downtown Sacramento was standing-room only on Friday night as students, professors and members of the community gathered for the Stories on Stage Los Rios night. Local...

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