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American River College’s Meditation Room provides a clean, quiet place for students to use. (Photo by Shy Bell)

ARC offers space for people to be alone

Shy Bell, A&C Editor May 18, 2024

With the busyness of college life, especially as the semester dwindles to a close, students can find themselves lacking a place of reprieve on campus. Although places like the library and Learning Resource...

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...

When students are unclear on their class schedules it can cause unneeded stress and anxiety. Not labeling the classes appropriately has the potential to create massive headaches for students, faculty and even local businesses outside of the LRCCD. (Photo courtesy of Pixabay)

Unclear class times wastes time

Oden Taylor, Editor-In-Chief January 24, 2021

As the district enters its third, and with any luck, final semester of 100% distance learning, Los Rios Community College District students are still finding it difficult to navigate class schedules in...

With 2020 being one of the most stressful years staff and students at ARC have had to deal with, there are ways to get support in dealing with stress in these uncertain times. (Photo Illustration by Brandon Zamora)

Los Rios’ Health Center now offering one-on-one services for physical and mental health

Brandon Zamora, Opinion Editor December 8, 2020

The Los Rios Community College District’s administration realized how the pandemic and the recent election have impacted both students and faculty at American River College, and, as a result, has taken...

Calworks sponsored life coach and holistic nutritionist Barbie Paget began her three module series about nutrition at ARC on Nov. 23. (Photo courtesy of Barbie Paget)

Paget speaks about stress at ARC

Laurie Jones November 28, 2016

Calworks sponsored life coach and holistic nutritionist, Barbie Paget, began her three-module series on stress reduction, emotional intelligence, and nutrition for busy people, Tuesday and Wednesday in...

Photo illustration by Lidiya Grib

Opinion: Stressed students aren’t alone

Jared Smith November 8, 2016

Are you feeling stressed? Do you feel overwhelmed with everything you have to do? You’re not the only one. College can be one of the most stressful times in a person’s life. Students have social...

Holistic lifestyle coach Barbie Paget spoke to American River College students about how to handle major life changes in her presentation on April 27. (Photograph by Timon Barkley)

Workshop handles dealing with major life changes and connecting

Claire Bathory April 29, 2016

At the beginning of her success workshop’s second module, Barbie Paget posed an important question: “When you reach a major milestone in your life … now what?” Paget, a certified master life...

Some college students might feel like they dont have time for the gym, but they might perform better in the classroom if they took some time to regularly exercise. (Illustration by Allante Morris)

Opinion: Strengthening your body strengthens your brain

Matthew Nobert April 11, 2016

Exercise is one of the most beneficial things that you can do to stimulate and strengthen your brain. For college students, these benefits can carry over to the classroom, but the number of college students...

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