Sac State’s production of “Water by the Spoonful” tackles adult themes


Joseph Daniels, Staff
November 21, 2014

Sacramento State’s production of “Water by the Spoonful,” directed by Roberto Pomo, is an emotional play that deals with drug addiction, online identities and is filled with complex characters that makes the audience feel as if they were voyeurs. “Water by the Spoonful” was written by Quiara... Read more »

Creative open mic ‘Cafe Noir’ features talented acts


Kameron Schmid, Arts and Culture editor
November 9, 2014

With performances in multiple styles, including song, poetry, improvisation and acting, Theater Arts Club’s first “Cafe Noir” of the semester, which took place on Nov. 4, was a fun way for the artistically inclined to practice their craft in a front of a live crowd of about two dozen students and... Read more »

ARC juggalos reject their gang classification


Matthew Wilke, Staff
November 7, 2014

If you listen to or follow any of Psychopathic Records’ releases, a record label featuring multiple hip-hop artists, most notably the Insane Clown Posse, then the FBI thinks you’re a gang member. They’re called “juggalos” and “juggalettes,” and while the FBI classifies them as a gang, they... Read more »

Halloween is a satisfying scare, according to ARC professors


Joseph Daniels, Staff
October 31, 2014

Every Halloween, Americans express a desire to be frightened and horrified to get into the spirit of the holiday. But why do we enjoy being scared? American River College professors shared their insight into why people are attracted to horrors that go bump in the night. ARC theater professor Pamela Downs... Read more »

Mad Subs takes the submarine out of sub sandwich

Jonathan H. Ellyson, Managing Editor
February 21, 2014

If you’re craving a sandwich that isn’t Subway, but can’t trek all the way to either Mr. Pickles restaurants that are four to five miles from campus, you might want to try out Mad Subs. Located less than a mile from campus, Mad Subs offers sandwiches, homemade chili and barbeque tri-tip on Friday... Read more »

Alternative process student art exhibit held in midtown.

Photography major Tysen Cannady next to his artwork titled “Impending Doom” at the exhibit on K street

Jonathan H. Ellyson, Arts & Culture Editor
October 14, 2013

Every person with a cellphone seems to think he or she is a photographer. Photographs can be more than just pretty pictures, though. For a painting, an artist takes paint and spreads it on a canvas. What if instead of paint you used a photograph dipped in chemicals? Every second Saturday, galleries and... Read more »

ARC joins with Sacramento to celebrate the city’s diversity

Lisa Aguilera Lawrenson, Associate Vice President of Instruction at American River College, explains the history behind a Nisqually Indian drum to a visitor of Sacramento World Fest. The drum is made of stretched elk skin and cedar wood and was given to her as a gift from her father.

Kameron Schmid, Staff Writer
October 10, 2013

Sunday was the sixth annual Sacramento World Music & Dance Festival (Sac World Fest), and American River College was well-represented. A long table in the Global Village was occupied by ARC representatives, one of whom was ESL professor Oranit Limmaneeprasert, who said ARC has been a regular participant... Read more »

Sacramento comedian shows off natural talents


Carlos Guerrero, Assistant Arts and Culture Editor, Distribution Editor
February 27, 2013

Sacramento comedian with ARC roots shows off natural talents. For a good comedian, the simple things we don’t think about often make for the best jokes. “I want to meet the one dad that has five very successful heterosexual sons, but is just really disappointed because he didn’t get the one gay... Read more »

“Warm Bodies” breaks dawn for supernatural romance


Jared Thornburg, Social Media Director
February 1, 2013

“Warm Bodies” has something for everyone. Films like “Twilight” have made the vampire out to be a fantasy that all women want to be a part of. This movie, based off a book of the same name written by Isaac Marion, doesn’t try and romanticize a fictional horror movie monster. The movie is narrated... Read more »

‘Sweeney Todd’ opens to nearly full house


Korbl Klimecki, Assistant Web Editor
October 13, 2012

The theatre department of American River College opened their performance of Christopher Bond’s adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s play “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” on a high note Oct 12. A vicious barber stalks across stage, spittle flying with his each and... Read more »

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