The American River Current

Editorial: The LRPD lacks transparency

American River College President Thomas Greene, left, and Los Rios Police Department Capt. John McPeek.  The Los Rios Police Department needs to be more transparent with the students its job it is to protect. (File Photo)

Cheyenne Drury

May 3, 2017

Corrections: The ARCurrent article that is mentioned was published on May, 12, 2016 not May, 12, 2015. None of the allegations regarding the former Los Rios Police Department officer are alleged to have occurred on ARC’s campus and he has not been charged with any crime against any ARC or Los ...

Former LRPD officer to stand trial for five counts of rape

Former officer Noah Winchester on a ride-along in November of 2014. Former LRPD officer Noah Winchester on a ride-along in November of 2014. Winchester currently awaits trial for five counts of rape and remains in custody on $3.1 million bail, according to prosecutors. (File photo)

Cheyenne Drury

May 3, 2017

Former Los Rios police officer Noah Winchester was ordered on April 22 by a San Mateo County Superior Court judge to stand trial for allegedly raping five women. Winchester was employed with the Los Rios Police Department from January 1, 2009 to January 16, 2015 before transferring to the San Mateo P...

PTK to host free public health fair

The ARC Health Center offers confidential health services. Many of the services are free. (File Photo)

Cheyenne Drury

May 3, 2017

American River College’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society is hosting a “Public Health Fair,” on ARC’s campus on May 6 in the student center. Attendees will be “educated on public health issues such as homelessness, domestic abuse, mental illness, sex trafficking, drug addiction, and hunger, amo...

Head trauma survivor makes positive impact

Tom Roberts holds up a ceramic boat that he made at American River College. Roberts survived a traumatic brain injury in 1978. He has been enrolled at ARC every semester since 1989. He passed away on Oct. 22, 2016 of cancer. (Photo by Luis Gael Jimenez)

Cheyenne Drury

March 8, 2017

A red Volkswagen van. That’s the color and model that he will never be able to get out of his head, during his weekly meeting at Traumatic and Acquired Brain Injury Support group every Wednesday at American River College. Tom Roberts enrolled in ARC in the fall of 1978. Fresh out of the Navy and...

Everything you need to know about ARC’s Wi-Fi

Wi-fi at ARC is available for free to all enrolled students, but it doesn't come without its problems. (File photo)

Cheyenne Drury

January 25, 2017

Every semester, students flood the library and student center to use the internet in order to get their work done . When the computer labs in the library and Learning Resource Center are full, students pull out their own laptops and smartphones to finish assignments All registered students have access to the...

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