Students react to Obamacare

Sam Urrea, Writer
December 3, 2013

Obamacare has been a big topic of debate among Americans since President Barack Obama signed the act on March 23, 2010. The case is no different on the American River College campus. Since the start of his presidency, Obama has reiterated his intent to let Americans choose their own medical insurance.... Read more »

Condom talk picks up after porn industry HIV breakout

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Jorden Hales, News Editor
October 4, 2013

The adult film industry ended a two-week moratorium Sept. 20 following an HIV outbreak that infected at least four performers. The outbreak has increased support for legislation requiring the use of condoms during shoots. Los Angeles County residents voted to implement Measure B, which mandates use of... Read more »

A tangled webb

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Jeff Gonzales and Tracy Johnson Novak, News Editor and Staff Writer
April 3, 2013

American River College has many people walk through its halls, all on different paths, from different backgrounds, and with different experiences. One such former ARC student is freelance journalist Eric Webb, who never thought his family’s tragic life experience would now become a movie starring one... Read more »

March in March

Presidents and other officers of ASB organizations from Community Colleges in Cities such as San Francisco lead the march to the capitol building on Monday, March 04.

Jeff Gonzales, News Editor
March 13, 2013

American River College Students flowed to the steps of the State’s Capital to protest the costs of education throughout California Collegiate Systems. Snare drums, chanting, colorful shirts, and signs all marked the marching of students in downtown Sacramento on Monday, March 4. American River College... Read more »

Women’s history marches on

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Nakita McGee-Davis, Staff Writer
February 27, 2013

ARC’s professors look at impact of Title IX in College Hour Due to advancements in women’s rights, women have been given the opportunity to show that they can be just as independent, intelligent, and competitive in job markets as men. They can go to work, school, fight in combat, be mothers,... Read more »

Free online courses may not transfer

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Korbl Klimecki, Web Editor
February 27, 2013

Online class provider, Coursera, provides free courses that don’t transfer. Late priority for enrollment. A student body competing for limited class slots. Costly tuition. Classes cancelled for lack of interest. It is clearly getting more difficult for students to get the classes they need for their... Read more »

California State University, Sacramento recommends cutting foreign language from general education requirements.

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Alisha Kirby and Jeff Gonzales, Arts and Culture Editor and News Editor
February 27, 2013

Many are against CSUS possibly voting to remove foreign language requirements. Because it would affect students understanding other cultures. For many college students, the prospect of having fewer class requirements may seem like a blessing. However, studies show that up to 80 percent of students enter... Read more »

Women in combat

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Tracy Johnson Novak, Staff Writer
February 13, 2013

Lifted ban on combat roles stirs controversy among female veterans on campus On Jan. 24, 2013, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta lifted the ban on women serving in direct ground combat roles in the military as part of a plan to “eliminate all unnecessary gender barriers to service,” according to a Department... Read more »

‘tis the season for charity and giving

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Stephanie Lee and Shelby Young, Photographer and Social Media Director
December 5, 2012

Salvation Army, Toys For Tots among choices to help needy families for the holidays It’s the smell of pine and winter that hits you and makes you realize that Christmas is just around the corner. And just like most Americans, you get ready to finish your shopping for gifts and decorations. But for... Read more »

More buck for your book

Jessica Maynard and Steven Condemarin, Sports Editor and Feature Designer
December 5, 2012

Many options are available for students looking to sell their used textbooks The end of the year is an exciting and stressful time for students, as it means winter break is right around the corner. Although the end of the semester causes enthusiasm, it also can incite frustration for many students,... Read more »

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