ARC student builds reputation for award-winning cosplay


Brandon Nelson, Web Editor
April 10, 2014

American River College is notable for bringing together students from all walks of life. It is a home to athletes, politicians, musicians and even cosplayers. Cosplaying, a growing trend in Sacramento, is the practice of dressing up as a character from a movie, book, or video game, especially from the... Read more »

Student Center Starbucks hosts district managers for product launch


Sri Sherrell, Staff Writer
April 9, 2014

A coffee and treat-tasting with Starbucks district managers was held on campus at the Student Center Starbucks on March 24 as part of a planned introduction of the new “La Boulange” product line. Managers from as far away as Las Vegas and Reno attended the tasting to sample coffees and baked goods. Brenda... Read more »

Claymation workshop brings art to life at ARC


Brandon Nelson, Web Editor
April 9, 2014

In the first of American River College’s new series of art new media workshops, students gathered in the submarine meeting room in the Student Center on April 2 for a demonstration on using iPods, iPads and iPhones to create claymation films. Susan J. Silvester, who served as the instructor for the... Read more »

Take This Class: Anthropology 330: Magic, Witchcraft and Religion

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Kevin Sheridan, Staff Writer
April 2, 2014

Many people today strive to be educated about many different people and cultures. Students who strive to be multicultural in the modern world, should take Anthropology 330: Magic, Witchcraft and Religion. This class examines the supernatural beliefs and rituals of traditional African, Asian and Native... Read more »

Paramedic students endure rigorous training at ARC


Brooke Purves, Copy Chief
April 2, 2014

“We were struck by lightning, all three of us — worst luck in history,” said Heather Jenkins, a paramedic student who participated in a paramedic training scenario March 19, in which some students played victims and some worked the incident as though a real medical emergency. This multiple... Read more »

Pam Walker: From ARC dropout to interim president


Barbara Harvey and Jorden Hales, Scene Editor and Staff Writer, respectively
March 24, 2014

American River College Interim President Pam Walker first set foot on the ARC campus in 1967. “I came here, to AR, but I dropped out in 1967. I was a kid that was chicken,” Walker said. “I got an opportunity to come to AR. My aunt was going to pay for me to come to school here, and they gave me... Read more »

Deadline for study abroad in Paris nears


Brooke Purves, Opinion Editor
March 21, 2014

Students who enjoy a good soccer match, the ballet or wine tasting may find these cultural events even more fascinating when coupled with knocking out 12 units of general education in Paris as part of the study abroad program. The deadline for the fall semester study abroad program to Paris, France is... Read more »

Summer Words colloquium brings Pulitzer Prize winner to ARC


Barbara Harvey, Scene Editor
March 21, 2014

Each summer for the past three years at American River College, the English department has presented Summer Words: a three-day creative writing colloquium that includes workshops, readings, and panels. This summer, former Poet Laureate of the United States and Pulitzer Prize winner Rita Dove will be... Read more »

Buy fresh, local produce between classes at upcoming ARC Farmers Market


Barbara Harvey, Scene Editor
March 21, 2014

Students at American River College may soon have the opportunity to purchase fresh, local fruits and vegetables on campus. ARC’s Farmers Market Club, a relatively new offshoot of the Horticulture Club, is attempting to bring a Farmers Market to the ARC campus this Spring. “We started it last semester,... Read more »

College Hour celebrates Women’s History Month


Sri Sherrell, Staff Writer
March 18, 2014

New waves of female empowerment and expression were introduced to American River College students  March 6, during the college hour lecture, “Women’s History Month: Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment in the greater Sacramento Area.” The first guest speaker, Faye Wilson Kennedy,... Read more »

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