Meditation, healthy diet and exercise lead to stress free lifestyle


Nicholas Corey, Staff
March 5, 2015

A workshop on how to manage stress with mindfulness was held Tuesday afternoon in the  Disabled Student Programs and Services conference room, which included exercises in meditations and breathing as well as discussion on ways to manage stress. Janice Klar, one of American River College’s career counselors,... Read more »

Employment workshop in Student Center to focus on state jobs


Lena DoBynes, Copy Editor
March 3, 2015

On Wednesday, the Career Center will be hosting an event in the Student Center from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. advising students on how to find a state job. According to Brandon Littlejohn, a statewide recruiter from the California Department of Human Resources, the state government is one of the largest employers... Read more »

The drum beat and the heartbeat of all dance


Cheyenne Drury, A&C Co-Editor
February 27, 2015

Tap dancing, swing, hip-hop, jazz and belly dancing were a few of the genres performed at the “African-American Influence on Dance” college hour event from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. Feb. 26 in the dance room PE 235. Sunny Smith, the department chair for dance began the event by commenting on the influence... Read more »

AR Review is in full working force


Miranda Bolar, Staff writer
February 27, 2015

The American River Review is an annual magazine compiled by students in Art New Media 358 and 359 as well as students in English Creative Writing 450 that features artwork created by students around campus. Betty Nelsen, a former professor on campus who has assisted the student-run magazine since 2005,... Read more »

ARC celebrates Black History Month


Brandon Nelson, Scene Co-Editor
February 26, 2015

Live music, themed food, dancing, and vendors selling various items could be found in the student center Wednesday in recognition of Black Heritage Celebration Day, an event hosted by ARC to acknowledge Black History Month. The student center was decorated with posters of famous African-Americans, such... Read more »

Amtgard club members go to war outside student center


Matthew Peirson, Sports Co-Editor
February 25, 2015

“We get together and hit each other with foam weapons. And I recommend staying off the field unless you’ve signed a waiver. It’s a little bit dangerous.” That was Michaela Clifton’s description of the live action role playing activity Amtgard. Clifton, a nursing major and member of the Amtgard... Read more »

Healthy hearts discussed at college hour


Brandon Nelson, Scene Co-Editor
February 13, 2015

Stress, lack of sleep, exhaustion and poor diet all have one thing in common. No, it’s not college: it’s heart health. College nurse Pamela Whipple gave a lecture during a college hour in Raef Hall. As the lecture progressed, Whipple went on to describe the effects of alcohol and tobacco on the heart. 13... Read more »

Movie Hour in the Hub


Helena Dobynes, Staff writer
February 12, 2015

American River College’s Community and Diversity Center will screen a film about racial relations on a college campus to facilitate a discussion on racial identity, race relations and racism. The film “Dear White People,” directed and produced by Justin Simien, is a satire on racial relations that... Read more »

Hearing impairment discussed at college hour

Guest speaker Betty Vosters-Kemp describing how the ear works.

Brandon Nelson, Scene Co-Editor
February 6, 2015

“For some reason, I was ashamed,” said American River College professor Harold Schneider, about when he started losing his hearing 10 years ago. A college hour on hearing impairment issues was held in Raef Hall Thursday, covering how hearing impaired students, staff, and faculty can obtain free phones,... Read more »

First College hour to show latest in hearing aids


Brandon Nelson, Scene Co-Editor
February 3, 2015

The power to hear clear across the Learning Resource Center at American River College is available to those who need it. On Tuesday, Feb. 5, Professor Harold Schneider will be hosting the first college hour event of the semester. At the event, titled “Can you hear me now?”, they will be displaying... Read more »

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