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 »

MUFHL 308 Introduction to Music: Rock and Roll

Prof. Eifersten lecturing during his class.

Brandon Nelson, Writer
November 6, 2013

Film Genres: Horror/Thriller


Kameron Schmid, Staff Writer
September 17, 2013

Screams can be heard in Raef Hall on Tuesdays. Arm rests are clenched, toes are curled, and most importantly, notes are taken. This is Film Genres: Horror & Thriller, perhaps the most popular film class on campus. Pamela Downs, Professor of this class for “ten or eleven years,” delights in watching... Read more »

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