Religious Groups Assemble at ARC to Spread their Message

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Cameron Weaver, Staff Writer
December 10, 2014

As students peruse the campus at American River College, they are likely to come across one of several religious groups eager to spread the message of their faith. Their stands are usually placed near hallways and walkways that students frequently pass by during the day. Even in the pouring rain, adherents... Read more »

ARC’s smokers say designated areas aren’t needed

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Kameron Schmid, Arts and Culture editor
December 9, 2014

A lot of people have a friend or relative who smoke, but on a campus with 30,000 students, the issue is often an easy way to draw a line in the sand between smokers and nonsmokers. At the beginning of this semester, Sacramento City College changed their policy on campus smoking, limiting smoking to six... Read more »

ARC prepares for Wednesday storm

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Kevin Sheridan, Scene Editor
December 9, 2014

American River College is due to be in the crosshairs of what has been called the biggest storm to hit the Sacramento region in the last six years on Wednesday. Meteorologists expect heavy rains and winds of up to sixty miles per hour. Due this potential for damage, the administration is preparing the... Read more »

American River Review holds open house

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Joseph Daniels, Staff Writer
December 9, 2014

Advisers and students of Art New Media 359 and Creative Writing 450 held an open house at college hour to discuss what it is like to select artwork for the upcoming edition of the American River Review. American River College English professor Michael Spurgeon and Art New Media professors Craig Martinez... Read more »

Los Rios Police Department gives back to the community

“We have placed a tree up with these tags on so that our students, and staff can choose a tag and help a child this holiday season,” said Los Rios Police Officer Ben Ernest.

Adnan Ramic, Design Editor
December 5, 2014

The Los Rios Police Department is working with the Salvation Army to give kids presents in time for the holiday season, and are setting a record of sponsoring 500 children. The Angel Tree program, which is set up by the Salvation Army, has decorated trees with tags around various areas. Each tag on the... Read more »

ARC to offer new Humanities class

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Kevin Sheridan, Scene Editor
December 5, 2014

American River College will be introducing a new course entitled Humanities 355: Introduction to World Religion during the spring 2014 semester. According to the course description, the class will focus on the focus on the origins and development of major world religions including Christianity, Islam,... Read more »

ARC hosts Winter Sale

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Jose Garcia, Staff Writer
December 4, 2014

A market was held inside the American River College student center Thursday that sold items such as jewelry, belts, bags, and wallets. David Hewgill, owner of a kettle corn business, has been selling his wares at ARC and other community colleges since his business began in 2003. “Usually when I come... Read more »

ARC addresses Ferguson

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Ashlynn Johnson, Sports Editor
December 4, 2014

“We live in a racist society,” said Dean of Student Development Manuel Perez during the Brave Space Dialogue held at ARC Wednesday morning. The Brave Space event  was organized to give students a safe space to discuss how they feel about what has been occurring in Ferguson, Mo. According to Perez,... Read more »

Veteran’s Resource Center honored with award

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Kevin Sheridan, Scene Editor
November 26, 2014

The Veteran’s Resource Center at American River College was one of three community colleges awarded the Chancellor’s Student Success award by State Chancellor Brice Harris. The award was given for “fostering student success and equity,” according to a press release sent out by the Chancellor’s... Read more »

ARC hosts a college hour event for National Diabetes Awareness month

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Jessica Vang, Staff Writer
November 25, 2014

At the beginning of her college hour on Diabetes in America, presenter Pamela Whipple asked the audience what they think the cause of diabetes is. The audience correctly said sugar. She also mentioned celebrities such as Tom Hanks and Halle Berry who were affected by the disease. The college hour discussed... Read more »

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