Take This Class: Music 310: Music Vocals


Matthew Wilke, Staff Writer
November 21, 2014

“The music is inside you,” said American River College music professor Catherine Fagiolo during her MUIVI 310: Instrumental Voice Class. “Learn how to sing from your body, not your throat.” Instrumental voice is designed to help students improve their vocal range, breathing and mouth techniques,... Read more »

REC 300: Introduction to Recreation and Leisure Services

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Breana Herndon, Staff Writer
November 20, 2014

Recreation is known to be a fun and athletic thing but if you are looking for something more academic, Recreation 300 is the perfect class. Recreation 300 is taught by American River College’s women’s water polo and swim coach Bethany Black. The class, despite its name, is in a classroom setting... Read more »

Take This Class: Belly Dancing 301


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 »

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 »

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