The American River Current

Fee brings new affordable health services to Los Rios

Nurse Pam Whipple writes notes after student appointments in one of the consultation rooms in the Health Center at American River College on Dec. 10, 2018. (Photo illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Hannah Yates

December 12, 2018

On Oct. 22, the Los Rios Community College District announced the implementation of a new mandatory $20 health services fee due at registration each semester across all four colleges, beginning in spring 2019. This fee will fund new and expanded services that will be available to all enrolled students. Th...

Opinion: Sexual health information is a necessity for students

ARC student looks at the flyer for the Sexual Health Clinic. (Photo by Cheyenne Drury)

Solange Echeverria

September 13, 2016

The American River College Health Clinic is working hard to help students take care of themselves by partnering with community provider Women’s Health Specialists to provide a variety of reproductive health care services. For many students, college is an exciting time, whether you are jumping in...

Opinion: sexual harassment at ARC affects students

Students walk through the halls at American River College on Septemeber 6, 2016. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Shiavon Chatman

September 12, 2016

“I can’t even walk to class without some guy being super inappropriate toward me. It makes me uncomfortable at times,” said American River College student Julia Smith. “Catcalling,” the act of uninvited sexual advances, physical or verbal, has been running rampant through the halls of Amer...

Sex, blood and flu shots

An assortment of contraceptives spell out the word

Ashlynn Johnson and Cheyenne Drury

August 31, 2015

By Cheyenne Drury and Ashlynn Johnson Sexual health services will be offered to all students beginning next Tuesday from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the Health Center located inside the Administration Building. Services such as STD testing for men and women, pregnancy testing, birth control and emergen...

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