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Motion picture centers on national controversy of former ARC student's father Gary Webb.

Jeff Gonzales, Tracy Johnson-Novak, Jeff Gonzales, and Tracy Johnson-Novak

April 3, 2013

By Jeff Gonzales and Tracy Johnson-Novak American River College has many people walk through its halls, all on different paths, from different backgrounds, and with different experiences. One such former ARC student is freelance journalist Eric Webb, who never thought his family’s tragic life experience...

News Briefs- 4-3-2013

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

April 3, 2013

“1863: A Year That Has Not Gone Away” Thursday, April 4, 2013 year a panel of ARC historians will be discussing the revolutionary year 1863. They will be discussing the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, the Gettysburg Address, and the course of events that year.  The event will...

“No” means “no”

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

March 13, 2013

Sexual harassment on the ARC campus has gotten out of hand Walking around the campus at ARC can sometimes feel like a bad after-school special. The complete lack of decorum and tact can be offensive. But that’s not the worst of it. A few weeks ago, a young man was seen standing outside of the l...

March in March 2013

Presidents and other officers of ASB organizations from Community Colleges in Cities such as San Francisco lead the march to the capitol building on Monday, March 4, 2013. (Photos by Emily K. Rabasto)

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

March 13, 2013

American River College Students flowed to the steps of the State’s Capital to protest the costs of education throughout California Collegiate Systems. Snare drums, chanting, colorful shirts, and signs all marked the marching of students in downtown Sacramento on Monday, March 4. American River Co...

News Briefs 3-13-13

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

March 13, 2013

The ARC Student Veterans Association is supporting a car meet and event, benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project. The event takes place on Sunday, March 17, from 9-11:30 a.m., and will take place in downtown Roseville on Atlantic Street at Motor Sport Image. Various makes and models of exotic, muscle,...

ARC Spring Blood Drive

ARC Spring Blood Drive

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

March 10, 2013

The Bloodmobiles return to campus Tuesday, March 12 and Wednesday, March 13, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. They will be located between Campus Police and the Parking structure. Donors are reminded to eat and drink plenty of fluids prior to donating and to bring a photo ID. For more information, contact...

California State University, Sacramento recommends cutting foreign language from general education requirements.

Wendy Weller, a linguistics of American Sign Language and other sign languages major, signing on Feb. 26 in front of the Student Center on the ARC campus. (Photo by Daniel Romandia)

Jeff Gonzales and Alisha Kirby

February 27, 2013

Many are against CSUS possibly voting to remove foreign language requirements. Because it would affect students understanding other cultures. For many college students, the prospect of having fewer class requirements may seem like a blessing. However, studies show that up to 80 percent of students...

Professor’s rant spurs student walk out

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

February 13, 2013

Professor Brozovich meeting with administration College professors are always challenging their students to think critically. By using examples from their own experience along with an approved lesson plan, the ideas learned can influence a student for the rest of their lives. But can a professor go too f...

New and improved student center opens to much fanfare

The main entrance to the Student Center is located near the library. (Photo by Jenn Schopfer)

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

February 13, 2013

Addition of Starbucks and lounges revitalize campus social scene Nestled between the American River College bookstore and library, the new Student Services building provides a modern space for the ARC community. "It's been a long time in coming," said Manuel Perez, Dean of Student Services. "[The bu...

In Our Heads: Jeff Gonzales

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

February 13, 2013

(the above is an embedded playlist. You can click on the icon of overlapping rectangles with a triangle along the bottom of the player to see the other videos in the playlist, or just view them all straight through.) Movie: "The City Of Lost Children" - Before the mechanically inspired “HellBoy II: T...

Red Bull Flugtag honors homemade dreams of flight

Red Bull Flugtag honors homemade dreams of flight

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

December 5, 2012

More than 100,000 in attendance including ARC students to celebrate flying day at Bay Area Since humans first looked up in the sky to see birds flying about, we have dreamed of flight. The Red Bull Flugtag, meaning flying day in German, honors that by allowing teams to fling themselves through the air ...

ASB votes for recall of Student Trustee after complaints

ASB votes for recall of Student Trustee after complaints

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

December 5, 2012

The Associated Student Body voted on a resolution to recall Student Trustee Bryan Ryan on Nov. 29. The reasons for removal listed on the resolution include being unresponsive to senate presidents, acting contrary to the interests and welfare of the students and disregarding the expressed intentions...

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