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Tam Duong is a sophomore tennis player for the American River College men’s tennis team. He along with his teammates played against De Anza College. (photo by Mychael Jones)

ARC men’s Tennis wins both games to advance to Southern California

Mychael Jones April 25, 2017

The American River College men’s tennis won 5-0 against De Anza College on April 21. They played in the NorCal Regional Championship Semifinals and in the NorCal Regional Championship , winning  5-1...

The Beaux Stratagem play is a comedy that will showed at the American River College campus April 21 through 29. (Photo courtesy of ARC Theatre department)

Beaux Stratagem play comes to ARC

Mychael Jones and Mychael Jones April 17, 2017

The American River College theatre will showcase “The Beaux Stratagem” April 21 through 29; it is originally produced by George Farquhar in England in 1707. The play is a comedy that tells the...

An empty courtyard here at American River College illustrates a calming Spring Break. (Photo by Mychael Jones)

Ideas for relaxing on Spring Break

Mychael Jones and Mychael Jones April 8, 2017

Spring Break is a week’s vacation for students typically held around Easter. There are many names for this week-long vacation and some college students may seek an opportunity to travel or party. Taking...

Pi Day art at ARC's Pi Day event on March 14, 2017. (Photo by John Ennis)

Pi Day festival at ARC

Mychael Jones March 16, 2017

On March 14, American River College hosted its annual “Pi Day” festival, which included pie eating contests, a reciting of the 3.14 numerical sequence, puzzles and a vote for the best art project. The...

Students may find water as a better solution for energy, as opposed to energy drinks. (Photo by T.J Martinez)

Opinion: Drinking water should be the logical choice

Mychael Jones March 1, 2017

According to a study by Nutrition Journal, college students drink less water because they prefer alternative options such as energy drinks or coffee. In fact, energy drink consumption amongst college...

Cheleysa Oliver sings for the Black History Month Celebration Close-Out event inside the Student Center on Feb. 23, 2017. (Photo by John Ennis)

Black History Month celebration event at ARC entertains and teaches students about black culture

Mychael Jones February 28, 2017

This month of February celebrates the history of black Americans through art, music, poetry and dance.  A “Black History Month Close-Out” showcased a variety of black cultured entertainment at American...

Freshman Wing Baidi Kamagate holds a basketball in front of an ARC sign in the small gym. Kamagate said that his mother and father have been a huge influence on his life and supported him in his decision to move from Africa to America on his own. (Photo by Cheyenne Drury)

ARC student from Africa loves living life to the fullest

Mychael Jones February 23, 2017

Corrections: It was inaccurately reported that Baidi Kamagate's high school was St. Patrick in Oakland, CA. He attended St. Patrick- St.-Vincent in Vallejo, CA. Also Kamagate has not been living in...

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Black History Month at American River College

Mychael Jones February 16, 2017

Black History Month celebrates the achievements of prominent black people who have changed the scope of the world, such as the Tuskegee Airmen, the first group of black people to fly in World War II. Rosa...

Craig Weckman gives a speech for his award. The reception for faculty award winners was held in the CTL conference room on the third floor of the library, on Jan 26th. (Photo by Jared Smith).

Reception held to award faculty winners

Mychael Jones February 1, 2017

An award reception was held in the ARC library on January 26 in honor of six faculty members who won the admiration and respect among their students and fellow peers. Each recipient gave a brief speech...

The English department asked Mr. Bob Lyman to host the college hour of star trek 50th anniversary on Novemeber 29th, 2016 in raef hall. (Photo by Cierra Quintina)

ARC professor shares social impact Star Trek has had on America

Mychael Jones December 8, 2016

Star Trek has been known as a science fiction phenomenon for decades. ARC Professor Bob Lyman brought up at the college hour that Star Trek revolutionized social and political issues. Lyman became...

Clubs and Events Board President Justin Nicholson (left) discusses upcoming events while CAEB Vice President Mary Stedman listens at the CAEB meeting on Nov 29. (Photo by Mychael Jones)

CAEB discusses events for next semester

Mychael Jones December 1, 2016

In their recent meeting, the Clubs and Events Board (CAEB) discussed upcoming events that will be held next semester at American River College. Among the discussions were the Murder Mystery Dinner...

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