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Los Rios Community College District students can learn about transferring to over 50 colleges and universities at virtual transfer week from Sept. 20-Sept. 23. (Photo via Unsplash)

LRCCD to host virtual transfer week

Jahson Nahal, Staff Writer September 19, 2021

The Los Rios Community College District will host a virtual transfer week from Sept. 20-Sept. 23, during which students from all four Los Rios colleges can learn about transferring to over 50 colleges...

American River Colleges football team won its first home game in two years  with a dominating score of 69-7 against Chabot College on Sept. 11. (Photo by Cynsere Kelly)

ARC football dominates Chabot College 69-7 in home opener

Cynsere Kelly, Sports Editor September 18, 2021

American River College’s football team played its first home game in nearly two years on Sept. 11 against Chabot College out of Hayward. The final score was 69-7, with the Beavers winning in dominating...

The American River Current staff is moving locations from the portables to the lower library at American River College, during the Fall semester of 2021, though classes remain online currently, staff will return to campus when it is announced by the Los Rios Community College District that it is safe to do so. (File Photo)

The Current moves to the lower library

Lorraine Barron, Staff Writer September 17, 2021

After working out of the portables since Jan. 2018, the Current has been given a new room in the lower library and will be moving there when the class resumes on-ground. According to Rachel Leibrock,...

Since March 2020, the American River College campus has been empty but with the newest reopening plan, some students can start to return to campus with proof of their COVID-19 vaccination in the fall semester of 2021. (Photo via Unsplash)

ARC’s newest reopening plan brings in-person offerings back to campus

Jahson Nahal, Staff Writer September 14, 2021

Since March 2020, the American River College campus has been shut down and classes have been online. But, now, for the fall 2021 semester, ARC has partially reopened, with more in-person classes and a...

The Delta variant of COVID-19 is causing safety regulations and guards to go back up at American River College in the fall semester of 2021. (Photo via Unsplash)

New delta variant of COVID-19 causes an influx of cases

Maya Barber, Staff Writer September 14, 2021

Over the past year-and-a-half, there has been a worldwide virus attacking the lives of many people. As three new vaccines became available, they allowed many to start living their daily lives again.  Schools...

American River College will host an on-campus vaccination clinic on Sept. 14 in the Student Center Community Rooms from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., facilitated by Walgreens. (Photo via Unsplash)

ARC to host vaccination clinic on Sept. 14

Heather Amberson, Editor-In-Chief September 13, 2021

Following the news American River College is requiring all students and staff who access district or college facilities to have at least the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by Oct. 1, ARC will host...

American River College is hosting a workshop on Sept. 23 at 12:15 p.m with SAFE Credit Union’s certified financial educator, Gina Richardson about three Smart Ways to Start Budgeting. (Photo via Unsplash)

Upcoming ARC workshop helps students budget their money

Madison Duong, Feature/A&C Editor September 13, 2021

American River College is partnering with SAFE Credit Union to host a “3 Smart Ways to Start Budgeting” event for all students on Sept. 23 from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. According to the ARC website’s...

“Donda’s” cover art is a black screen for which Kanye West has yet to explain the meaning. (Photo courtesy of Def Jam Records)

Review: “Donda” is a rap album with a spin on the foundation of gospel music

Cynsere Kelly, Sports Editor September 10, 2021

Kanye West is one of the most well-known artists in the world and is also considered to be one of the best producers to ever step foot in the rap game.  West has produced for people such as Jay-Z,...

Drakes album,“Certified Lover Boy, features cover art depicting 12 emojis of pregnant women implying that Drake is indeed a “Certified Lover Boy”. (Photo courtesy of OVO and Republic records)

Review: ”Certified Lover Boy” is another masterpiece to add to Drake’s amazing discography

Cynsere Kelly, Sports Editor September 10, 2021

Aubrey Graham, better known as Drake is an artist who is popular worldwide. He is known for his catchy “in your feelings” type of music and is a veteran in the music industry with a career that spans...

Community college campuses across California, including American River College, have seen a significant decrease in student enrollment with the transition to online classes due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the fall semester of 2021. (Photo via Unsplash)

Community colleges throughout California experience decreased enrollment

Samuel Berg, Staff Writer September 10, 2021

With a new wave of COVID-19 sweeping the nation, many community colleges have seen student enrollment rates drop drastically. According to a study conducted by the National Student Clearinghouse, student...

It was revealed during the Los Rios fall 2021 convocation that LRCCD Chancellor Brian King has tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing severe symptoms, despite being fully vaccinated. King is currently recovering at home and getting better each day. (File Photo)

LRCCD Chancellor Brian King tests positive for COVID-19

Heather Amberson, Editor-In-Chief August 28, 2021

Los Rios Community College District Chancellor Brian King has tested positive for COVID-19, despite being fully vaccinated, according to Los Rios Deputy Chancellor Jamey Nye.  “You were probably...

The Current participated in the online convention for the Journalism Association of Community Colleges, which included an awards ceremony. This event in the past has been an in-person convention but has been held remotely for the past three semesters. (Screenshot via the JACC website)

The American River Current wins four journalism awards

Athena Acevedo, Feature Editor April 8, 2021

American River College’s newspaper publication, the Current, was honored with three awards and a General Excellence award by the Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC). The JACC is a...

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