The American River Current

College fees disgust some CA students during pandemic

The transition to online classes at Sac State has led to decreased class quality and less engagement between professors and students, yet tuition and fees have not decreased, according to an anonymous student. (Photo courtesy of pixabay.com)

Nick Subia, Staff Writer

October 4, 2020

While some California college students say they are pleased with their school’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, others say they are infuriated that the closure of campuses was not followed by a reduction in cost of attendance.  While all local colleges have offered their students federal eme...

No butts about it: artist reimagines the ‘historically unaesthetic body part’

Artist Jessica Williams will haver her

Luis Gael

October 19, 2016

Sacramento State University student Jessica Williams is preparing to have her “Butts: Concepts and Color Theory” series displayed at American River College’s Shadow Box Gallery. Williams, an ARC alumni, said  her reason for choosing such an unusual part of the human body is, “butts have hi...

California public college mental health bill announced

Sacramento City College professor Belinda Lum (left) speaks at a press conference announcing Assembly Bill 2017 at Sacramento State University in Sacramento, California on Feb. 25, 2016 as former California State Senator Darrell Steinberg (right) and California State Assemblyman Kevin McCarty (center) watch. The bill will help fund mental health services on community college campuses across the state. (Photo by Hannah Darden)

Hannah Darden

February 29, 2016

Assembly Bill 2017, a new California bill which would create funding streams for mental health services at public California colleges, was announced by Assemblyman Kevin McCarty at a press conference Thursday. The bill will be lobbied to lawmakers by American River College’s Life is Worth the Wa...

Review: ‘Flight’ paints a vivid image of slave narratives for the stage

Right, Oh Beah (played by Carla Fleming) attempts to calm down Nate (played by Joshuah Johnson) in the Sacramento State theater department production of

Joseph Daniels

October 26, 2015

The Sacramento State University theater department’s production of “Flight” by Charlayne Woodward uses the traumatic event of a woman being sold into slavery as its driving force to tell separate, individual slave narratives that take place in a forest that is so life-like that it becomes easy ...

Letter to the editor: For-profit colleges bad for students

The sign for the Heald College campus in Roseville has been torn down, but their slogan

October 12, 2015

To The Editor: It's too bad for the former Heald College students who have to start over with their education ("Former Heald students come to ARC," 9/30/15), but the closure of the private, for-profit trade school is probably for the better. Just like Le Cordon Bleu culinary school, which has been s...

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