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Why hoarding during the COVID-19 pandemic is unnecessary and selfish

Why hoarding during the COVID-19 pandemic is unnecessary and selfish

Marquala Brown, Social Media Manager

May 5, 2020

During the second week of March when schools and businesses began to close down due to the health risk of exposure to COVID-19, and government officials started discussing the possibility of enforcing social distancing, many people rushed to stores like Costco, Safeway, and Raleys to stock up on items...

Rethink Your Drink seminar encourages ditching soda

Angela Gibson from the Sacramento County Public Health Department rearranges different types of drinks from least to highest sugar content at Rethink Your Drink as part of American River College's spring 2019 Wellness Week on March 21, 2019. (Photo by Ariel Caspar)

Makenna Roy

March 28, 2019

American River College recently hosted Wellness Week, a week-long event spearheaded by the nurses from the Student Health Center, Michele Arnott and Pamela Whipple. As part of the week’s final events, ARC hosted a Rethink Your Drink seminar on March 21. The seminar speaker was Angela Gibson, a hea...

Opinion: Drinking water should be the logical choice

Students may find water as a better solution for energy, as opposed to energy drinks. (Photo by T.J Martinez)

Mychael Jones

March 1, 2017

According to a study by Nutrition Journal, college students drink less water because they prefer alternative options such as energy drinks or coffee. In fact, energy drink consumption amongst college students is very common. According to a study from the National Center for Biotechnology Information in whic...

Gas pipe leak prompts brief evacuation of ARC Natomas Center

A broken gas pipe forced an evacuation of the American River College Natomas Center on Thursday, March 3, 2016. The evacuation lasted around 10 minutes, according to Natomas Center dean Frank Kobayashi. (Photo by Matthew Peirson)

Matthew Peirson

March 3, 2016

A broken pipe that caused a gas leak near American River College’s Natomas Center forced a brief evacuation of the building Thursday morning. According to Natomas Center dean Frank Kobayashi, the leak was caused by a plumber hitting a gas pipe while working to fix a broken water pipe on the grou...

ARC drills for a replacement water well through the fall semester

Hydro Resources, a water-drilling company out of Reno, Nevada, began drilling early this semester as ARC moves to replace one of it's two existing wells. The well being replaced

Iris Page, Kameron Schmid, Kameron Schmid, and Iris Page

September 1, 2015

By Kameron Schmid and Iris Page A three-phase project to replace one of American River College’s two water wells is underway, and is expected to take no longer than the fall semester, according to multiple sources at ARC. Establishing the well will involve two separate companies and was deemed n...

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