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 »

TTC: Soc 320: Minorities in America

Professor Pamela Chao lectures her class on how we define ourselves and how society define us in her Soc 320 class.

Walter Jones and Jose Garcia, Staff Writers
September 12, 2014

With the recent tensions in Ferguson, Mo. students may find it worthwhile to learn about the racial debate in America. Professor Pamela Chao, instructor of Sociology 320: Minorities in America, teaches with passion and an open mind as she brings light to topics that are informative and perhaps touchy... Read more »

Take This Class: Speech 311: Argumentation and Debate


Kevin Sheridan, Staff Writer
April 30, 2014

Whether you’re going into politics or you just enjoy a good debate from time to time, the ability to make a good argument for your side can be a valuable skill to have. Students who want to learn how to make a strong and structured argument should take Speech 311: Argumentation and Debate. The focus... 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 »

Take This Class: ENGLT 378: Young Adult Literature


Kyle Moore, Staff Writer
March 10, 2014

On Thursday, Feb. 13, students in professor Susan Howes’ Young Adult Literature course enjoyed a Harry Potter party. Students came dressed in Harry Potter attire, armed with Hogwarts shirts, wands, capes, Harry Potter-style glasses, even “muggle” socks. Howe encouraged students to bring to their... Read more »

Take This Class: ENGLT 308: Graphic novels and manga


Brandon Nelson, Web Editor
February 25, 2014

When most students think of English literature, they likely think of names like Shakespeare and Orwell. They do not, however, think of Neil Gaiman, Joe Sacco or Frank Miller, unless of course, they have a love for graphic novels. American River College professor Bob Lyman, knows that the graphic novel... Read more »

Take This Class: HIST 300: History of Western Civilization


Michael Pacheco, Staff Writer
February 7, 2014

History is much more than just looking at the exploits of our past people. It is an analysis as to why it happened, and American River College Professor William Wrightson makes students think beyond what any textbook shows. History of Western Civilization (HIST 300) covers pre-civilization through the... Read more »

Take This Class: Fitns 331 Boot Camp Fitness


Natasha Honeywood, Scene Editor
December 3, 2013

There is a class on campus that will push students to their absolute limits and challenge them mentally and physically. Rain or shine, Fitns 331: Boot Camp Fitness can be found in the main gym or outside, 7:30 a.m. – 8:50 a.m., Mondays and Wednesdays. This class is taught by men’s tennis coach... Read more »

Theater Arts 350: Theory and Techniques of Acting 1

Professor Williams outlines on the whiteboard about monologues, their structure, and in what situations they are used or seen. This class not only teaches acting techniques, also writing.

Michael Pacheco, photographer
November 13, 2013

Acting goes beyond just saying your lines according to the script. It is about making the human connection with your audience, and making your statement be felt, heard, and understood. In Theater Arts 350:Theory and Techniques of Acting I,1:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays, professor... Read more »

HIST: 327: History of The Chicano/Mexican American

Professor Delgado-Campbell passes out a quiz to her students after announcing cultural events they may attend to help them better understand the course.

Alisha Kirby, Co-Editor In Chief
November 13, 2013

Hanging from the wall in many high school history classrooms is a poster that reads “Those who don’t learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” Yet the New York Times ran a story in 2011 with the headline “U.S. Students Remain Poor at History, Tests Show.” When only 2 percent of 12th... Read more »

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