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If you feel like you can’t do it, you’re not alone. American River Colleges Health Center Hotlines are here to support you all the way through.(Photo from unsplash.com).

Health Center hotlines provide immediate support for students

Mojané Tolvert, Staff Writer October 30, 2020

With COVID-19 raging through the country and people scrambling to make their next moves, it’s hard not to get down or feel depressed and overwhelmed from time to time. To help students with their mental...

Kelvin Burt, instructional assistant for the Dusty Baker Center at American River College, reads off last year’s accomplishments of ARC’s student athletes at the main gymnasium at ARC on Aug. 30, 2019. (Photo by Thomas Cathey).

ARC athletic department holds rally for academic excellence of student athletes

Thomas Cathey and Thomas Cathey September 9, 2019

On Friday Aug. 30, student athletes at American River College were honored by the athletic department for their achievements during the previous academic year, in anticipation of the upcoming fall sports...

Students who are transferring out of American River College can visit the Transfer Center, located in the Counseling Center for assistance and information about the transferring process. (Photo illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Transferring may not be as easy you think

Imani Smith November 1, 2018

As transfer season falls upon American River College, many students will consider all of their campus options. Although transferring to a new college can be a highly rewarding and exciting time in a student’s...

On March 5 approximately  700,000 DACA recipients  will face the gradual loss of work permits and deportation protection.  (File Photo)

National politics threaten to dehumanize DACA students

Alexus Hurtado February 27, 2018

After an almost four-day government shutdown, Democrats and Republicans voted on Jan. 22 to resume operations until Feb. 8 in hopes of keeping the approximately 700,000 “Dreamers” in the states. Democrats...

Despite controversy, Canvas is serving as the online learning management system for the Los Rios Community College District. (Photo by Brienna Edwards)

New campus-wide e-learning platform is a big improvement

Tracy Holmes January 30, 2018

Change is never easy, but it is the biggest part of life and Canvas, the campus’ new e-learning platform, is the biggest change for American River College this semester. Canvas is the online learning...

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 Arts and science building is featuring mixed media art work done by Janet Paluch, artist at American River College. (Photo by Lidiya Grib)

Art display: Old Mixed with the New

Lidiya Grib March 21, 2017

Janet Paluch describes her art on display at American River College, as a combination of “old mixed with the new.” Her work is loaded with symbolism that reflects her journey in life as an artist....

Shawarma Thrower poses as mother earth for students to draw during the Earth Day celebration on April 19. (photo by Sharriyona Platt)

ARC hosts two-day event celebrating Earth Day

Sharriyona Platt April 22, 2016

American River College celebrated Earth Day with a two day celebration on April 19 to 20 with visits from environmental groups and organizations, artwork displays by students, vendors and a live band....

Students respond to Student Trustee Cameron Weavers,(Left), Holocaust skepticism made in an interview with The Current Sept. 16.  Students share varying levels of support, outrage and ambiguity for Weavers comments. (File Photo)

Students respond to Weaver’s Holocaust skepticism

Jordan Schauberger October 13, 2015

In response to the recent remarks by Student Trustee Cameron Weaver in a Sept. 16 interview with the Current casting doubt on whether the Holocaust actually took place, students at American River College...

Multicultural poet attributes her success to her time at ARC

Multicultural poet attributes her success to her time at ARC

Cheyenne Drury and Cheyenne Drury May 18, 2015

A Cameroonian and American poet reflects on her time at American River College and how it brought her writing to a matured exploration of her two competing cultural identities. Viola Allo grew up in...

Surviving suicide

Surviving suicide

Barbara Harvey and Joseph Daniels May 4, 2015

Pauline Ghost woke up at Mercy San Juan Hospital, confused and alone after a day of binge drinking. Shortly after waking, she was told by hospital staff that she had attempted to take her own life by overdosing...

Granddaughter and grandmother graduate together

Granddaughter and grandmother graduate together

Kameron Schmid and Kameron Schmid May 4, 2015

When Pat Brown and Kayla Childers walk together at graduation at the end of this semester, it will mark the ending of a three-year period where the two, grandmother and granddaughter, spent every day at...

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