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The COVID-19 pandemic is going into year three, and many students and faculty have been learning and teaching remotely the whole time. This has led some to feel the effects of burnout. (Photo Illustration by Heather Amberson)

Burnout makes learning feel impossible

Heather Amberson, Editor-In-Chief May 17, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic is now going into year three, and it has taken a lot out of everyone. It has taken many things from us. It has impacted our physical health and our mental health as well. Everyone...

Having good mental, emotional and physical health is important, but balancing many things like school, work and a personal life all at once makes it harder to have that. (Photo via Unsplash)

Balancing work, school and a personal life is stressful

Madison Duong, Feature/A&C Editor October 21, 2021

We all have stressors in our life that make it feel harder to breathe and can negatively affect how we carry ourselves. This especially applies to people who are balancing school, work and personal life...

Enrollment fraud has increased at American River College and many other California Community Colleges, as classes have been primarily taught online due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the fall semester  of 2021. (Photo via Unsplash)

Fraudulent enrollment hits California community colleges hard due to online learning

Cynsere Kelly, Sports Editor September 19, 2021

American River College and other Los Rios colleges have been affected by a surge of suspected fraud enrollment, which has also affected other colleges throughout the state according to the Los Rios Community...

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...

My laptop resting on with my textbooks and to-do list.

How to have a successful semester

Alexus Hurtado September 5, 2018

The start of a new semester can be stressful and overwhelming, but with organization, determination and focus, students can have a great semester and achieve their academic goals. Keeping procrastination...

On March 5 approximately  700,000 DACA recipients  will face the gradual loss of work permits and deportation protection.  (File Photo)

AB 19 to provide first year of college for free

Jennifer Langston November 16, 2017

A new bill signed by Governor Jerry Brown promises to give students a free year of community college upon their initial enrollment. AB 19 was written by Miguel Santiago, who represents the 53rd District...

American River College encourages students to attend the bi-monthly seminars to find out what potential scholarships they may be able to apply for. (Stock photo)

ARC to host scholarship seminars

Brienna Edwards October 24, 2017

Attending college can be a daunting task, and trying to manage funds and balance school can seem insurmountable for some students. Scholarships may seem distant and difficult, even impossible to obtain....

Professor Heidi Bennett adresses the New Faculty Academy about the next reading assignment, Learning and Leading With Habits of Mind, by Costa & Kallick. (Photo by Brienna Edwards)

ARC professors become students once more

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...

Journalist Dave Kempa stands near the Capitol Mall  in Sacramento, California on Sept. 7, 2017. Kempa is a winner of the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award and recently founded Voices: River City, a news website focused on keeping Sacramento weird, bright and talking, according to Kempa. (Photo by Luis Gael Jimenez)

Award-winning journalist and ARC professor launches local media outlet

Ashley Hayes-Stone September 11, 2017

The neon red cross that reads “Jesus saves,” hangs over The Union Gospel Mission’s front door. The red glow illuminates the barbed wire fence that holds back the line of sweaty, hungry men waiting...

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