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According to a 53-person survey taken by American River College, history major Hunter Farnbach, 20% of students feel their graduation was impeded by counseling errors. (Graphic by Ben Kynaston)

Errors in guidance from counselors frustrate students

Ben Kynaston, Staff Writer May 17, 2021

According to a 2018-2019 overview from US News & World Reports, the graduation rate for three-year students at American River College is 27%. Despite the focus within the district and on the school...

The Beaver Food Pantry at American River College, is a key resource for students with basic need insecurities and will re-open for the hybrid semester in Fall 2021. (Screenshot via the ARC website’s Beaver Food Pantry video)

ARC student support programs shift toward basic needs as pandemic continues

Ben Kynaston, Staff Writer May 8, 2021

At the peak of the pandemic in the fall, many companies rushed to capitalize on student economic insecurity during the back-to-school season and offered deals and promotions for the anticipated transition...

Chromebooks are available to be handed out on-campus for American River College students in need and eligible students can apply using the application in their eServices message box. (Photo courtesy of American River College)

Campus departments work together to distribute Chromebooks

Athena Acevedo, Feature Editor March 4, 2021

Almost a year after American River College moved to remote operations, some students are still experiencing technology accessibility issues. To address this, the college has created a Chromebook handout...

ARC Idol and ARCs Got Talent, events put on by both the Center for Leadership and Development and the Music Department to showcase student and staff talent, will be postponed until the fall 2020 or spring 2021 semesters from lack of participation. (Photo courtesy of the Center for Leadership and Development)

ARC virtual live talent show to be postponed

Alex Muegge, Staff Writer May 11, 2020

American River College’s talent event “ARC’s Got Talent” was postponed due to lack of student and faculty participation. On May 13, Mario Rodriguez, a student personnel assistant in the Student...

Fourteen graduates collected their diplomas on May 3 in the music recital hall at American River Colleges Lavender Graduation. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Students shine at Lavender Graduation

Hannah Yates May 16, 2019

Fourteen graduates walked across the stage on May 3 to collect their diploma, rainbow cap tassel and unicorn pin from the American River College Pride Center staff. Departments across campus banded together...

Former American River College student Courteney Duren-Hill and her son Gavin Hill lost their mobile home during the spring 2018 semester due to an increase in rent. Now, she has relocated from motel to motel. While attending ARC, Duren-Hill benefitted from the services offered to students. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

This former ARC student’s struggle with housing is not unique

Ashley Hayes-Stone February 13, 2019

It’s morning and Courteney Duren-Hill wakes up to her alarm going off in her living room at her single-wide mobile home in Caravan Village near Watt Avenue and Auburn Boulevard. Sighing, she lays in...

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....

The new wing of the Student Services adds 5,500-square feet to the building. The west side underwent a 14-month remodel from April 2014 to summer 2015.
(Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Liberal Arts Building to be replaced as Student Services construction nears completion

Matthew Peirson October 30, 2015

In the ongoing construction overhaul of the American River College campus, the next project, tearing down and rebuilding the Liberal Arts building, has been announced as the new wing of the Student Services...

(Left to right) President Thomas Greene, Los Rios trustee Deborah Ortiz, Chancellor Brian King, Los Rios trustee Pamela Haynes cut the ribbon offically opening the new Student Services building. The new wing of the Student Services adds 5,500-square feet to the building. The west side underwent a 14-month remodel from April 2014 to summer 2015. (Photo by: Ashley Nanfria)

ARC holds ribbon-cutting ceremony for expanded Student Services building

Jordan Schauberger October 23, 2015

American River College held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly expanded Student Services building with a ceremony Thursday. The west side of the building underwent a 14-month, 5,500-square-feet...

The new wing of the Student Services adds 5,500-square feet to the building. The west side underwent a 14-month remodel from April 2014 to summer 2015.
(Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

ARC celebrates Student Services addition with ribbon cutting

Jordan Schauberger October 20, 2015

American River College is planning to celebrate the expansion of the Student Services building with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday from 2-3 p.m. The west side of the building underwent a 14-month,...

Construction moves forward

Construction moves forward

Cameron Weaver and Cameron Weaver September 30, 2014

The renovation and extension of the Student Services building is pushing forward this fall at American River College as the addition continues to close in on completion. The additional building space...

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