Throwback Thursday Review: Tomb Raider

Brandon Nelson, Co-Scene Editor
March 26, 2015

Game: “Tomb Raider” System: Xbox 360/ Playstation 3 ESRB Rating: Mature Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Strong Language Personal Rating: 5/5 Lara Croft: for the general public it is the name of a fairly poor Angelina Jolie film. To gamers it is so much more. The “Tomb Raider” franchise began... Read more »

Calling all models

Cheyenne Drury, Co-Arts & Culture Editor
March 25, 2015

Model casting was held by American River College’s fashion department March 20 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Arts and Science Building STUDIO 105. The event welcomed men and women ages 15 to 45 and boys and girls ages five to nine. All sizes were welcomed and women were asked to bring four inch heels... Read more »

Native American Grammy winner came to ARC

Grammy winner Mary Youngblood was a keynote speaker in professor Merlyn Van Regenmorter’s World Music class this Monday. Youngblood is showing us her flutes and even played a couple of her songs.

Cheyenne Drury, Co-Arts & Culture Editor
March 24, 2015

The only Native American woman to receive a Grammy, for music composed with the flute, came to American River College in professor Van Regenmorter’s World Music class on March 23. Mary Youngblood was awarded two Grammys for “Best Native American Music Album,” the first entitled, “Beneath the... Read more »

Andy Warhol art hiding in plain sight around campus

Left is an Andy Warhol artwork hanging on the wall while top right,  Colin Lewis working on in a work room, bottom right Kong Meng Lo on his laptop.

John Ferrannini, Managing Editor
March 20, 2015

Art professor Ken Magri said that when he found out years ago that Sacramento State University and the University of California, Davis received donations of Andy Warhol’s art, it felt like “we didn’t get invited to the prom.” But after having what he calls “the audacity to ask,” ARC became... Read more »

Photo Gallery: ARC orchestra


March 20, 2015

Last Friday and Saturday ARC held an orchestra event. Photo Credit: Matthew Wilke    Wei-Shan Sun on flute performed at the ARC orchestra Wei-Shan Sun performed at the ARC orchestra last Friday and Saturday night. The performers played original... Read more »

Ten American River College musicians perform as concerto-aria winners

Anna Lyubezhanina on violin performed during the ARC orchestra - coordinated by Steven Thompson last Friday and Saturday night.

Cheyenne Drury, Co-Arts & Culture editor
March 20, 2015

The concerto-aria competition winners, all American River College students, performed with the ARC orchestra in the main theater on March 13 and 14 at 7:30p.m. There were ten featured students, the winners, in the orchestra performance including Arend Aldama on piano, Ardalan Gharachorioo on violin,... Read more »

Fashion department to hold model call Friday

Nicholas Corey, Staff writer
March 19, 2015

The American River College fashion department will have a model call on Friday in Arts and Science Building Studio room 105 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. for May’s fashion show. Professor Diane Grant-Toscano is in charge of the collections which contain 17 designers. They will be presented on the main stage... Read more »

Throwback Thursday Review: Gears of War

Brandon Nelson, Scene editor
March 19, 2015

Gears Of War, the video game blockbuster series that received worldwide attention when it launched in November 2007, still holds its value. At the time, “Gears” had amazing graphics, engaging competitive multiplayer and a very under appreciated storyline. The story can be played either in solo mode... Read more »

Prominent writers to speak at SummerWords

Cheyenne Drury, Arts & Culture Editor
March 18, 2015

Among this year’s speakers at SummerWords, a writing workshop held by American River College’s creative writing faculty, are the author of “Jarhead,” an interviewee of Stephen Colbert and a published poet. For the last three years, the ARC creative writing faculty has joined together and decided... Read more »

Professor performed alongside multi-award winning collegiate jazz group

Playing on saxaphone Lucas Bere (right) is a member of the Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet he is playing alongside guitarist Shawn Britt during the March 10th show.

Mychael Jones, Staff
March 18, 2015

Jazz pianist and professor Joe Gilman performed seven songs with the Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet with compositions ranging from energetic vibes to somber songs in music room 547 on March 10. The Jazz Quintet players improvised songs that they composed and wrote themselves. The Jazz Quintet are a group... Read more »

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