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“Civil War” On the right, Jessie, played by Cailee Spaeny and on the left, Lee, played by Kristen Dunst are in the middle of the war trying to get a photo with bullets flying by. (Photo courtesy of A24)

Review: “Civil War” brings home the horrors of journalism

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor May 18, 2024

“Civil War” is the movie to watch if you want to see a brutal battle, but there is no side to pick.  The movie, released April 12, follows journalists traveling through a war-torn U.S. to hopefully...

Chancellor of Los Rios Community College District Brian King, pictured at American River College on Dec. 6, 2022, is a finalist for chancellor of the San Diego Community College District. (Photo by Lorraine Barron)

LRCCD Chancellor Brian King is a finalist for chancellor of San Diego Community College District

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor December 5, 2023

Brian King, chancellor of the Los Rios Community College District, was listed as a finalist for the chancellor position at the San Diego Community College District on Nov. 16, according to the SDCCD website. The...

 A short film about ARC President Lisa Cardoza will be played on Oct. 11 at noon. (Photo Courtesy of ARC website)

Get to know ARC President Lisa Cardoza on Oct. 11

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor October 10, 2023

Lisa Cardoza, president of American River College, will share a little bit of her story with the ARC community on Oct. 11 at noon in the Student Center.  A short film, “ARC: River Tales: Dr. Lisa...

Los Rios Community College District and American River College administration wait for the Davies Hall’s town hall to start at ARC on Oct. 2. (Photo by Rain Barron)

ARC community voices concerns during Brian King town hall

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor October 9, 2023

The American River College community expressed frustration and doubt in Brian King, chancellor of the Los Rios Community College District, at two town halls hosted by Brian Knirk, president of the Academic...

Brian King, chancellor of the Los Rios Community College District, will host a town hall meeting at American River College’s main campus on Oct. 2 at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. (Photo courtesy of the Los Rios Community College District)

LRCCD Chancellor Brian King will host two town hall sessions at ARC on Oct. 2

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor September 28, 2023

Brian King, chancellor of the Los Rios Community College District, will host two town hall sessions at the American River College main campus on Oct. 2 at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Each session will take place...

Due to the possibility of catastrophic failure during a seismic event Davies Hall is fenced off. (Photo by Joseph Bianchini)

Faculty voices frustration at the closure of Davies Hall

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor September 26, 2023

American River College faculty expressed dissatisfaction at Los Rios Community College District’s handling of the closure of Davies Hall at the Academic Senate meeting on Sept. 14; Lisa Cardoza, president...

The Los Rios Community College District is back to charging for parking since the pandemic. If the daily parking machines aren’t working students won’t be required to pay for parking. (Photo by Joseph Bianchini)

Parking requirements are changing for the fall 2023 semester

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor September 5, 2023

When the fall 2023 semester started at American River College in late August, students faced the enforcement of paid parking for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the ARC website,...

Lisa Cardoza will take leadership of American River College on July 15.. (Photo Courtesy of Sacramento State/Andrea Price)

Lisa Cardoza appointed the new president of American River College

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor May 17, 2023

Lisa Cardoza was announced as the new president of American River College on April 28 in an email from Brian King, chancellor of the Los Rios Community College District.  Cardoza's previous position...

American River College’s new president is Lisa Cardoza. (Photo courtesy of Sacramento State/Andrea Price)

ARC announces new president

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor May 2, 2023

On April 28, Lisa Cardoza was announced as the new president of American River College in an email from Brian King, chancellor of the Los Rios Community College District.  According to the email, the...

American River College’s Theater of Arts presents Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap” from Feb. 17 through Feb. 26. (Photo By Lorraine Barron)

ARC’s Theater Arts stages a smart and witty rendition of “The Mousetrap”

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor February 24, 2023

American River College’s Theater of Arts is presenting Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap” for its first show of 2023. It is a smart and witty play, with comical jokes that are well timed as the...

Kaitlyn Collignon is American River College’s new public information officer. (Photo by Lorraine Barron)

Kaitlyn Collignon is ARC’s new interim public information officer

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor February 15, 2023

As of the start of the spring 2023 semester, American River College has a new public information officer, Kaitlyn Collignon. Collignon has been with the Los Rios Community College District for about...

The holiday season is here, so here is a list of the best and worst movies to watch during the break.(Photo by Lorraine Barron)

It’s Christmas movie time

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor December 24, 2022

It’s that wonderful time of year, a break between semesters. Oh yeah, and it’s Christmas. It's time to snuggle with your favorite blanket and watch the best holiday movie—or the worst. Now you...

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