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 American River College history professor Edward Hashima will be competing on “Jeopardy!” for a $100,000 prize and a spot in the upcoming “Jeopardy!” Tournament of Champions. (Photo courtesy of Edward Hashima)

ARC history professor to compete on “Jeopardy!” Professors Tournament

Jahson Nahal, Staff Writer December 5, 2021

Edward Hashima has spent 22 years teaching history but will now make history by competing in the first-ever professors tournament on “Jeopardy!” Hashima will go head to head against 14 other professors...

The long-awaited second season of Netflix’s “Tiger King,” premiered on Nov. 17, 2021, and with it may have brought down the entire private zoo industry in America. (Photo Courtesy of Netflix)

Review: “Tiger King 2” claws back at America’s exotic animal industry

Oden Taylor, Student Worker November 30, 2021

The long-awaited second season of Netflix’s “Tiger King” premiered on Nov. 17, and with it may have brought down the entire private zoo industry in America. With first season star, Joseph Maldonado-Passage,...

Art Professor Craig Smith speaks at the Kaneko Gallery about the Symbols of Objects exhibition opening reception on August 30, 2018. The art department at American River College will have their first live showing of the Kaneko Gallery, twenty months after the campus was closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in the spring semester of 2022. (File Photo)

Kaneko Gallery plans to host first in-person exhibit in spring 2022

Samuel Berg, Staff Writer November 28, 2021

The American River College art department will host its first in-person showing of the Kaneko Gallery since March 2020. According to Patricia Wood, Kaneko Gallery art director, the gallery plans to...

The American River College theater department preparing for “The Christmas Carol Rag” which opens on Nov. 26, 2021. (Photo courtesy of Kimberlee Wilson)

ARC theater department set to perform holiday classic with a twist

Jahson Nahal, Staff Writer November 23, 2021

American River College’s Department of Theatre Arts & Film will perform “The Christmas Carol Rag,” a musical comedy by Norman Allen. “The Christmas Carol Rag” is a jazz-infused rendition...

91-year-old, Clint Eastwood, acted in, directed, and produced the film, “Cry Macho” which combines  drama with western action. (Photo courtesy of Warner Bros)

Review: “Cry Macho” is a story of being lost and found

Usamah Hammour, Staff Writer November 13, 2021

“Cry Macho,” starring Clint Eastwood is a story in which Miko ( Eastwood) is a very old rodeo star who agrees to take on the mission of taking on a favor for his ex-boss, to bring back his son from...

 DJ Remme a DJ who works a lot of Los Rios Community College District events shown here working American River College’s New Student Orientation on Aug.11 2018 (Photo courtesy of DJ Remme)

DJ Remme brings excellent music, flash and flair

Cynsere Kelly, Sports Editor November 13, 2021

Music is a form of art that gets people to attend events, and for music to be played, there has to be a conductor, and in today’s world, those people are sometimes known as DJs. DJs bring energy,...

Netflixs recent show Squid Game has become the most popular show on Netflix, ranking No. 1 in 90 countries across the world. (Photo courtesy of Netflix)

Review: “Squid Game” is Netflix’s most popular show in history

Samuel Berg, Staff Writer November 13, 2021

Spoilers ahead. Netflix’s newest drama series “Squid Game” has not only become the most popular show that Netflix has released, but also may have had a hand in saving the platform by bringing ratings...

The American River College theatre department prepares for its next production, “The Christmas Carol Rag” in the fall semester of 2021. (Photo courtesy of Tracy Shearer)

ARC’s theatre department returns to campus happy, after two years of performing online

Jahson Nahal, Staff Writer November 13, 2021

American River College's Department of Theatre Arts & Film had a difficult time transitioning online when the COVID-19 pandemic hit but now, after two years it is back on campus. The department...

American River College department chair of hospitality, Brian Knirk says the culinary department is approaching the semester with an abundance of caution in fall 2021. (File Photo)

ARC’s culinary department rebuilds after partially returning to campus

Madison Duong, Feature/A&C Editor November 3, 2021

  Brian Knirk, the American River College department chair of hospitality says the culinary department is in a rebuilding year as it makes a slow return to campus after being affected by the COVID-19...

The American River College Transfer Center will be hosting a webinar on Nov. 2 to help students fill out California State University applications for the fall 2022 semester. (Photo via Unsplash)

ARC Transfer Center hosts webinar for CSU application assistance

Samuel Berg, Staff Writer November 1, 2021

The American River College Transfer Center is hosting a webinar to help students with admission and applications for California State Universities for the fall 2022 semester.  The workshop is on Tuesday,...

Studying at home can be hard. Coffee shops like World Traveler, pictured here, in Sacramento, California, can be a great place for students to study for their classes. (Photo by Jasmine Eisenberg)

Six best coffee shops for studying in Sacramento

Jasmine Eisenberg, Staff Writer November 1, 2021

As we are still in the throes of the pandemic, we continue to face plenty of shutdowns. However,  there have finally been some businesses reopening, including coffee shops that are putting down their...

“Little Shop of Horrors” made in 1986, is a horror, comedy and musical all rolled into one. (Photo courtesy of The Geffen Company)

Ten ‘not-so-scary’ movies to get you in the Halloween spirit

Jasmine Eisenberg, Staff Writer October 29, 2021

  “Little Shop of Horrors” (1986)  “Little Shop of Horrors” is a horror, comedy, and musical all rolled into one. This spooky classic is about a sad little flower shop on Skid Row...

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