The student voice of American River College since 1955

The American River Current

The student voice of American River College since 1955

The American River Current

The student voice of American River College since 1955

The American River Current

Due to the closure of Davies Hall on Sept. 8, there is now fencing around the building which adds to the many issues impacting the American River College community. (Photo by Shy Bell)

Davies Hall is the latest issue to impact students and staff on the ARC campus

September 16, 2023

On Sept. 7, Lisa Cardoza, American River College president, announced in an email to faculty and staff that Davies Hall needed to be closed the morning of Sept. 8, due to the possibility of it being a...

Davies Hall will close on Sept. 8, and classes normally held there will be moved online until new spaces are found, according to a statement sent to students, staff and faculty. Faculty and staff packing up offices in Davies Hall on Sept. 7. (Photo by Shy Bell)

American River College’s Davies Hall set to close on Sept. 8

Heather Amberson, Editor-in-Chief September 7, 2023

American River College’s Davies Hall is set to close by 8 a.m. on Sept. 8, according to a statement sent to students, faculty and staff.  “We have been informed by the state’s school and college...

American River College enforces safety protocols and guidelines at every game that help keep athletes safe. (Photo by Katie Vance)

ARC enforces safety protocols for athletes

Katie Vance, Staff Writer April 12, 2023

In order to ensure safety, American River College athletes must follow various protocols or rules before and during a game. These rules were formed by the California Community College Athletic Association,...

School safety is a concern, with school shootings becoming an striking issue in the United States. (Photo via Unsplash)

Schools, including American River College, need to bring more awareness to active shooting drills

Jeralynn Querubin, Staff Writer March 9, 2023

Many of us truly didn’t understand the value of life, until the news broke on Feb. 14, 2018 about the tragic shooting that occurred at Stoneman Douglas High School, which resulted in the loss of 17 lives....

Beaver Cares will offer a food distribution for American River College students struggling with basic needs. (Photo by Carla Montaruli).

Beaver food pantry helps ARC students struggling with basic needs

Carla Montaruli, Social Media and Opinion Editor February 20, 2023

American River College offers several services through the Beavers Cares Center, such as resources for food and housing. The Center is located in the Welcome and Support Center on campus.  One such...

On Sept. 28, a protest against the vaccine mandate took place at the American River College main campus. The Mandate has since been lifted. (Photo by Jonathan Plazola)

How COVID-19 protocols affect in-person classes at ARC

Jonathan Plazola and Lorraine Barron December 10, 2022

At the beginning of the fall 2022 semester, staff, faculty and students had to be vaccinated or prove a medical exemption to attend classes in person at American River College. Now, several months later, ...

A series of “impossible to convert” classes, such as those in the Automotive Technology department, will resume in fall 2021. Students enrolled in these classes will still have to follow safety mitigation strategies. (Photo via the ARC website)

American River College announces more on-campus classes for fall 2021 semester

Megan Wutzke, Staff Writer March 16, 2021

The Los Rios Community College District announced that its fall 2021 semester will be a hybrid of on-the-ground classes and online classes. According to the Framework for Reopening document released by...

Certain events in history have shifted the American people into new ways of living. The effects of COVID-19 are pushing Americans and other parts of the world to make drastic lifestyle changes that may be in place for decades to come. (Photo courtesy of Engin Akyurt)

A historic pandemic like COVID-19 is leading the world into a new era

Haven Bishop, Staff Writer May 13, 2020

There have been a lot of changes since COVID-19 shut down America. The National Basketball Association has canceled the league's season. Local bars across California are no longer serving the public, even...

ARC’s Students of American River with Disabilities (SOARD) club surveyed the campus and reported on safety and accessibility concerns in February 2018. After a meeting with ARC president Thomas Greene, the administration began to address some of the concerns. (Photo by Jennah Booth)

SOARD stands up for students with disabilities

Ariel Caspar December 12, 2019

By Ariel Caspar & Jennah Booth Over multiple semesters, American River College’s Students of American River with Disabilities (SOARD) club has advocated for students like themselves, who they...

Campus patrol officer Joshua Harris walks the perimeter of Davies Hall to ensure the safety of the campus at American River College on April 3, 2019. (Photo illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Advancing technology makes ARC a safer campus

Ariel Caspar April 19, 2019

At American River College, a network of police officers, campus patrol, staff and faculty are taking advantage of continuously modernizing technology to make the campus a safer environment for students...

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos new Title IX rule will change the definition of sexual assault and how colleges handle cases on campuses. (Photo illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Title IX rule will change how colleges handle sexual assault

Imani Smith December 12, 2018

On Nov. 16, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos proposed a controversial new rule to overhaul how college campuses can address sexual misconduct and assault complaints, changing the definition of what constitutes...

Halloween is considered to be one of the heavier binge-drinking holidays, especially for college students. Students take precaution by planning out their night and knowing their drinking limit. (Photo illustration by Patrick Hyun Wilson)

Current Editorial: Partying this Halloween? Drink responsibly

October 18, 2018

Drinking and partying are considered staples of the college experience for many students, especially during Halloween. However, there are many students who use holidays as a reason to binge drink and over-party,...

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