Former MMA fighter learns to walk again


Barbara Harvey, Editor-in-chief
October 21, 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 »

Take This Class; Homeland Security 304


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 »

Child prodigies attend ARC


Jose Garcia, Staff Writer
October 14, 2014

While American River College is home to a diverse community of students, child prodigies and ARC students Tanishq and Tiara Abraham face a unique set of challenges due to their age. Tanishq is 11-years-old and has been taking classes at ARC since 2011. His sister, Tiara, is 8-years-old, and joined her... Read more »

Study abroad gives students the chance to visit London


Jose Garcia, Staff Writer
October 14, 2014

American River College and the American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS), a study abroad program associated with the Los Rios Community College District, are organizing a study abroad program in London. The program will be headed by ARC Psychology Professor Mark Stewart. The fee for the program is... Read more »

The Parents of ARC


Matthew Wilke, Staff Writer
October 10, 2014

Everyday the average student at American River College must juggle school, work, and their social life. However, there are students on campus that deal with all these obstacles while also raising a child. As most parents know, raising a child can be very time consuming. Yet there are many students at... Read more »

College Hour hosts Beer History event

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Joseph Daniels, Staff Writer
October 9, 2014

American River College hosted a college lecture on the “History and Science of Beer”, that discussed the historical importance and significance of beer. The College Hour was hosted by Biology professor Rick Topinka and English professor Michael Angelone on Oct. 2. The College Hour discussed an example... Read more »

ARC campus bookstore to hold National Student Day event

A sign outside of the American River College Beaver Bookstore advertises National Student Day and the events going on Oct. 9.

Joseph Daniels, Staff Writer
October 7, 2014

Students get a chance to have their textbooks for next semester paid for by the bookstore.   American River College Beaver Bookstore will be celebrating National Student Day  on Oct. 9 by giving students an opportunity to win free textbooks for the spring 2015 term. The bookstore is holding a raffle... Read more »

ARC celebrates Tutor Appreciation Week


Matthew Wilke, Staff Writer
October 7, 2014

From Oct 6-10, American River College will be celebrating national Tutor Appreciation week, a week designed for students to show appreciation for their tutors. The Los Rios District has celebrated the event for each of the last ten years. Several districts nationwide have also participated in the event. The... Read more »

Student Services Construction: What is the Impact on You?


Matthew Peirson, Opinion Editor
October 3, 2014

In the last few years, construction has occurred at various areas throughout American River College, from the parking garage on the far end of campus, to the arts and theatre area, and now the Student Services building is getting an extension. The sound of hammers, drills, and other tools ring throughout... Read more »

CAEB to host club day Oct. 30


Thomas Santos, Staff Writers
October 2, 2014

The Club and Events Board will be hosting a club day on Thursday Oct. 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Center Pavilion. The theme for the event will be “Geeks and Goths” and will seek to bring positivity and awareness to an anti-bullying campaign for students on campus. The club day will... Read more »

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