The American River Current

Online classes could be a trap for unfocused students

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Hannah Yates

April 10, 2019

The assortment and availability of online classes at American River College recently increased with the launch of ARC Online 2.0, and students will now be able to obtain majors solely through online course units. While, I think this is mostly an improvement, and will make academia more accessible ...

What ARC’s library has to offer

Math major Celine Castonguay browses the American River College library in-between classes and softball practice. The campus library offers services to students like research assistance for essays, and offers study rooms that they can use during library hours. (Photo illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Makenna Roy

February 26, 2019

There are many places on the American River College campus for students to study and the most commonly known one is the library. There’s a reason for that: the ARC library isn't a place where students are required to be silent, it's a place for students to feel comfortable doing coursework and asking for...

Editorial: Don’t expect a mediocre education

Community college students are sometimes regarded as being less capable than their university peers, but American River College students, with the proper drive, can be more than excellent. (File Photo)

May 11, 2016

“When you get to a 4-year school, this kind of behavior won’t be tolerated,” is something heard by many students in their classes at American River College. There are stereotypes of those of us who attend community college; we’re the mess ups, the slackers and the undedicated. Both students ...

Opinion: Free printing would be more valuable to student success than free condoms

Printing on campus is not a free commodity and costs 10 cents per page to use. However, condoms can be picked up for free at the health center on the American River College campus. (Photo by Noor Abasi)

Noor Abasi

October 21, 2015

The American River College library chargers 10 cents to print per piece of paper, however, the health center is handing out three free condoms a day and some of the condoms even come with lube attached. ARC students can get free condoms from many clinics and hospitals, outside of ARC, but everywher...

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