Articles by Brooke Purves




May we take your order?

The American River College Oak Cafe bakery, located in the award-winning culinary arts department, offers a wide range of delightful comestibles. Student-run, the bakery provides…



Choral concert brings multiple choirs together

The American River College Fall Choral Invitational Concert, held Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., in the ARC Theatre, was an opportunity for several students to reconnect…



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In Our Heads: Brooke Purves

Book- “Hope: A Tragedy” by Shalom Auslander In this hysterically depressing novel, Auslander’s main character Solomon Kugel discovers a long-thought deceased icon of Jewish suffering…



Never mind the gap

The quest for beauty is a rough one for us women. I’m told that while I want my breasts to squish together and pour out…


ARC professor presents new novel

American River College English Professor Michael Spurgeon spoke about his new novel “Let the Water Hold Me Down” at College Hour on Thursday in 160…


ARC Mom: from illiteracy to honors

If you looked up the word tenacity in the dictionary, you just might find a picture of a petite 36-year-old blonde named Tammy Lynn. Despite…