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ARC student hosts seminar for Hispanic dance styles

Berenis Leonard demonstrated different Hispanic dance styles to ARC students. Berenis Leonard encouraged ARC to Join in during the demonstration. (Photo by Nicole Kesler)

Nicole Kesler

May 4, 2016

American River College held a seminar showcasing Hispanic dance styles and their role in storytelling last Thursday, hosted by ARC student Berenis Leonard. Leonard performed a lively presentation of Latin dance forms in front of an audience. “I have been dancing since I was seven. I started sa...

ARC hosts recital for applied music students

Tenor Sax played by Nick Stephanyshyn, and Drrums played by Anthony Johnson. Performing at the Applied Music Recital. ( Photo By Nicole Kesler)

Nicole Kesler

May 3, 2016

American River College applied music students performed in a recital last Friday held in the Music Department. Seven different musical acts were showcased to display the skills students had acquired throughout the semester. Opening the show was Caleb Jones, who sang two songs, “Money,O!” and ...

ARC’s “The Tempest” will end on May 1

Emmanuel Jimenez rehearses a scene for the American River College theater department's upcoming performance of

Nicole Kesler

April 29, 2016

American River College’s Theater Program started their run of “The Tempest”  Friday which will continue through May 1. Ticket prices are $15 for adults, $12 dollars for students with an ARC ID card and $8 for children.  Many ARC students attended the 8:00 p.m. showing held in the Theater Arts building....

New tool to help students find paid internships

Coordinator for the work experience and internship program Vivian Dillion explains the program to students at the student center on March 31. (Photo by Joe Padilla)

Nicole Kesler

April 14, 2016

LaunchPath is an internship tool created to help match students to paid internships. These internships can help pay school expenses and gain work experience in the field related to your major. Shannon Walls, Capital Region Pathways Specialist for The Foundation of Community Colleges, spoke to ARC stud...

Workshop series teaches stress management techniques

ARC counselor Janice Klar will host a personality workshop in DSPS on March 22. (File Photo)

Nicole Kesler

April 14, 2016

American River College is offering a series of workshops to help students understand stress, the effect stress can have on individuals and how to manage stress with different techniques.   Janice Klar, an ARC counselor, will go over the material from a program created by John Kabat- Zinns called ...

ARC’s acoustic cafe showcases musicians and songwriters

James Estrella plays an original song with Eric Chun and Ron Carson backing him up with percussion during the Acoustic cafe held at American River College on April 1, 2016. Acoustic cafe is hosted by Eric Chun. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Nicole Kesler

April 6, 2016

American River College’s music department held a recital Friday at the Hub in the student center. ARC students had the opportunity to perform as vocalists or instrumentalists. The recital was open to singers and songwriters enrolled in the songwriting class. Ron Carson is a commercial music business ...

ARC staff organize group to discuss diversity

Julius Smith, a student at American River College speaks at the first Men of Color meeting Feb. 17. (Photo by Joe Padilla)

Nicole Kesler

March 1, 2016

American River College staff are coming together to form the group “Men of Color,”  which allows students to voice their opinion in finding more efficient ways to create a welcoming environment at ARC. Men of Color is the beginning stages of constructing a group to help ARC staff understand ...

Students submit art for Kaneko gallery

 An ARC student submits her art to the Kaneko. Students will be submitting different forms of art in order to be selected for a spot in this years American River Review.(Photograph by Timon Barkley)

Nicole Kesler

February 25, 2016

American River College’s James Kaneko Gallery held open art submissions for students last week. ARC students submitted multiple forms of art into a contest held by the Kaneko - the art gallery contest winner will have their piece published in the American River Review, the school’s literary and...

ARC hosts a Floral Shop fundraiser

American River third year intern Nina Railean arranges a floral display for sale at the American River College student center Feb. 4, 2016. (Photo by Joe Padilla)

Nicole Kesler

February 23, 2016

The American River College horticulture department is hosting a floral shop fundraiser every Thursday this semester. Students looking to brighten a day with a simple gift of a flower can now look to the ARC student center floral shop, open every Thursday from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. ARC’s horti...

ARC theater department begins ‘The Tempest’ auditions

ARC Students (from right to left) Rhian Harris, Samantha Ara, Ariel Ryan and Josh Hooper practice their improv skills Sunday for auditions for American River College's production of Shakespeare's

Nicole Kesler and Timothy Lipuma

January 28, 2016

By Nicole Kesler and Timothy Lipuma The American River College theater department began auditions for William Shakespeare’s 'The Tempest' on Sunday. Professor Tracy Martin Shearer is directing 'The Tempest,' which follows Prospero, the rightful Duke of Milan, who has been exiled to an island ...

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