Opinion: Financial aid is a privilege, not a right

By Robert Hansen, April 25, 2016 Sacramento, Calif.--A popular slogan for community colleges is “start here, go anywhere” ‒ but at American River College, it’s more like start here and abuse financial aid. California has the lowest tuition in the country for community college, so shouldn’t students receiving aid make the most of the opportunity … Continue reading Opinion: Financial aid is a privilege, not a right

Gas leak causes traffic delay near ARC, westbound Madison Avenue

By Robert Hansen April 6, 2016 A previous version of this story and teaser falsely reported that the gas leak occurred on Madison Avenue northbound. Madison Avenue runs east to west and the leak closed lanes going westbound. PG&E crews are trying to repair a gas leak on westbound Madison Avenue between Date Avenue and … Continue reading Gas leak causes traffic delay near ARC, westbound Madison Avenue

Statewide student leadership organization could have its funds frozen

By Robert Hansen, March 29, 2016 Sacramento, Calif.-A report compiled by the Student Senate for California Community College region two council found evidence for corruption, lack of transparency and accountability against the SSCCC. The SSCCC represents 2.3 million California community college students and region two represents American River College along with 10 other community colleges. This … Continue reading Statewide student leadership organization could have its funds frozen