Take This Class: Belly Dancing 301

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Breana Herndon, Staff Writer
October 31, 2014

Students who enjoy dancing, learning about cultural movements, and gaining the ability to choreograph dance routines should take Dance 301: Belly Dancing. Students in the class have the opportunity to learn about musical instruments, rhythms, costumes, and choreography as a part of the course. The course... Read more »

ARC shows Halloween spirit with display

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Kevin Sheridan, Scene Editor
October 31, 2014

A group of classified staff and faculty set up a Halloween display in the atrium of the administration building. The display features scarecrows, pumpkins, and gourds. The display, spearheaded by Ann Stepper, is set up annually. American River College staff members donated the items included in the display,... Read more »

American poverty discussed at College Hour

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Quincy Clavelle, Staff Writer
October 31, 2014

A College Hour lecture on the book “The American Way of Poverty,” by Sasha Abramsky, was held on Oct. 16 in the Student Center. Abramsky said it took him three years to research and write the book. He was encouraged to write the book because he does not like how the poverty rate keeps on rising day... Read more »

ARC hosts Club Day to promote anti-bullying message

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Kevin Sheridan, Scene Editor
October 31, 2014

Thursday’s “Geeks and Goths” themed Club Day featured giveaways, games and a booty shaking competition, as clubs represented at the event handed out candy to students and advertised their clubs. The event was hosted by American River College’s Clubs and Events Board, and promoted an anti-bullying... Read more »

Horticulture Club to sell giant pumpkin

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William Cameron, Staff Writer
October 31, 2014

It’s not everyday you can see two-hundred pound pumpkin being grown in your area, but the Horticulture Club at American River College is doing just that. The Horticulture Club has grown pumpkins this size before, and has submitted them into competitions. For last year’s pumpkin, the Horticulture... Read more »

Scary movie night showcases horror movies

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Kevin Sheridan, Scene Editor
October 28, 2014

Every Wednesday throughout October, the Center for Leadership and Development’s Sages program will host a scary movie night in community room two from 12-7 p.m. This event has been held every Wednesday since Oct. 1 and screens horror movies to interested American River College students. Last Wednesday,... Read more »

Jack-o’-lanterns haunt ARC admin building

October 28, 2014

A staff committee consisting of Regena Tiner-Miller, Kimberly Denley-Willis, Ning Powell, Dolores White and Ann Stepper set up a Halloween display in the atrium of the administration building. Items were donated by staff members at American River College. Photos by Brandon Nelson     IMG_5084web Among... Read more »

Former MMA fighter learns to walk again

Barbara Harvey, Editor-in-chief
October 28, 2014

Walking was “out of the question.” Former mixed martial artist and ARC student Devin Johnson was 22 years old when an injury suffered during MMA practice left him fighting for his life. When he woke up from the two-week medically induced coma doctors put him in to save his life, he was paralyzed... Read more »

ARC student overcomes cancer to train for Paralympic Games

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Joseph Daniels, Staff Writer
October 27, 2014

After  having lost her left leg to cancer, American River College student Alicia Szutowicz spends hours on campus training to compete in wheelchair basketball, an event in the Paralympic Games. She said she felt pain in her leg while she was running during boot camp training at ARC in August 2007. After... Read more »

Take This Class; Homeland Security 304

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Cameron Weaver, Staff Writer
October 14, 2014

Amidst the hot-button issues of illegal immigration and border security, American River College is offering Homeland Security-sponsored courses at its off-campus McClellan center to assist students looking to further their educational goals in the field. Transportation and Border Security is a 3-unit... Read more »

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