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College fees disgust some CA students during pandemic

The transition to online classes at Sac State has led to decreased class quality and less engagement between professors and students, yet tuition and fees have not decreased, according to an anonymous student. (Photo courtesy of pixabay.com)
October 4, 2020

While some California college students say they are pleased with their school’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, others say they are infuriated that the closure of campuses was not followed by a reduction...

Los Rios plans to go to remote through summer

According to the Los Rios Community College District chancellor Brian King, all summer courses for the LRCCD will be online with the fate of the fall semester still undecided. (Photo Illustration by Emily Mello)
April 16, 2020

With the spread of the coronavirus, the Los Rios Community College District plans to remain online for summer courses, according to the LRCCD chancellor Brian King. King sent out a faculty email on...

Walking with Grace

Grace Deyanna takes a break from hosting to recite her poem, “Newsworthy” at Tell it Tuesday in the Student Center on December 4, 2018. (Photo By Felix Oliveros)
December 12, 2018

Be the change you want to see in the world. Some people may have heard this saying before, and for some, it’s taken to heart and applied daily. Some might take it and become an activist, or a vital...

Los Rios campuses closed due to unhealthy air quality

Shania Villafan, a communications major, wears a mask at American River College to combat the unhealthy air from the Camp Fire in Butte County, on Nov. 14 2018. (Photo by Tracy Holmes)
November 14, 2018

By Jennah Booth & Tracy Holmes Los Rios Community College District announced through a district-wide RAVE alert on Wednesday that classes across all Los Rios colleges are cancelled through the rest...

Spring Preview: ARC Football preps for the new season

Coach Jon Osterhout stands on the sideline  during the loss of the California Community College Athletic Association State Championship at American River College on Nov. 25. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)
April 19, 2018

In 2017 American River College’s football team went on an outstanding 10-2 record, coming up just short of the state championship game. The Beavers lost to the College of San Mateo Bulldogs 24-21,...

Chemistry professor re-ignites student’s passion for science

American River College chemistry professor Brian Weissbart stands in his classroom on Sept. 5, 2017 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Brienna Edwards)
September 5, 2017

Students crowded a small lab room, leaning on the black counters as they tried to balance on rickety stools. Beakers and Bunsen burners were strewn across each workstation. Lab notebooks with scribbled...

Becoming a Teacher Programs and Options

Students gather in community room 3 to learn about how to acquire a teaching credential on Thursday, March 23.
March 30, 2017

On Thursday, March 23, Dr. Rick Ramirez started the “Interested In Becoming a Teacher” seminar by encouraging all people in attendance to further their education. “For those that are looking at...

Art combined with activism comes to ARC

American River College student Kashia Lynhiavue paints one of her works titled
May 2, 2016

Artivism, a combination of art and activism to spread awareness of social injustices primarily toward people of color, came to American River College on Wednesday. ARC student and painter Kashia Lynhiavue...

Second wave of ARC Football recruits officially commit

From left to right: wide receiver Marc Ellis, offensive lineman Max Harrison, head coach Jon Osterhout, wide receiver Jonathan Lopez, and linebacker Jordan Kunaszyk pose for a picture during a signing day event on April 1, 2016 at American River College. The four players committed to four-year universities following the 2015 season. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)
April 1, 2016

A second wave of American River College football players committed to four-year universities on April 1 in a signing ceremony hosted by the football department. This wave brings the number of committed...

Former ARC football player Antonio Perez dies

Former American River College football player Antonio Perez (54), seen airborne to the right attempting to block a kick during the 2014 season, died yesterday due to an unverified cause.
(File Photo)
February 26, 2016

An American River College football player, who was a part of the team that made it the State semifinals in 2014, died yesterday, according to ARC football coach Jon Osterhout. The cause of death was not...

UC Davis professor and musician participates in ARC jazz workshop

Musician Jacam Manricks, who is a University of California at Davis professor speaks at a jazz clinic event to discuss how students can succeed in the music industry at American River College on Oct. 22. Manricks will be performing with ARC music department professor Joe Gillman at UC Davis in a jazz concert on Oct. 30 at 7p.m.  (Photo by Karen Reay)
October 28, 2015

A well-known jazz musician and professor at the University of California at Davis visited American River College on Thursday to discuss how students could succeed in the music industry in his lecture during...

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