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Gifts that you’ll love to give that also love your budget, at $20 and under on Amazon.com. (Photo via Pixabay)

Gifts for $20 and under are only a click away on Amazon.com

Gina Gangursky, Staff Writer November 22, 2022

Maybe the coffers aren’t overflowing at the moment, but have no fear.  This carefully curated list, er, grab bag, of five gifts $20 and under (plus shipping) are rated at least four out of five stars...

American River College Vocal Jazz Ensemble put on a  show on Nov. 2 at the ARC main theater. (Photo by Jaqueline Ruvalcaba)

ARC’s Vocal Jazz Ensemble performed a variety of hits on Nov. 2 at the main theater

Jaqueline Ruvalcaba, Arts & Culture, Social Media Editor November 15, 2022

American River College Vocal Jazz Ensemble performed on Nov. 2 at the ARC main theater. The concert was led by the student vocalists and Joe Gilman, ARC music professor, who played piano for the rhythm...

The ARC Instrumental Jazz Band performing, “Can’t Buy Me Love,” as part of its “Tribute to The Beatles,” show on Oct. 27 (Photo by Jonathan Plazola)

ARC’s Instrumental Jazz Band holds a “Tribute to The Beatles” show

Jonathan Plazola, Staff Writer November 8, 2022

American River College Instrumental Jazz Band held a concert at the ARC Main Theater on Oct. 27 called, “A Tribute to The Beatles.” The concert was engaging and entertaining to watch, any jazz fan...

“Midnights,” Taylor Swifts 10th studio album, is the most streamed album in a single day on Spotify beating out the previous record which was 183 million by Bad Bunny set earlier this year. The numbers for “Midnights” have not been released yet. (Photo via Republic Records)

Review: Taylor Swift’s new album, “Midnights,” is an instant success on the music charts

Jonathan Plazola, Staff Writer November 8, 2022

Swifties and pop music fans alike were able to celebrate and listen to the release of Taylor Swift’s new album, “Midnights,” which is available on all music platforms and record stores; the album...

Rapper Kid Cudi’s newest release, “Entergalactic,” is available on all music platforms. (Photo courtesy of Wicked Awesome and Republic Records)

Review: Kid Cudi returns to his roots with mellow energy album, “Entergalatic”

Jonathan Plazola, Staff Writer October 31, 2022

Grammy award-winning rapper and producer Kid Cudi released his newest album, “Entergalatic,” on Sept. 30 to all music platforms to support his own animated series named after his album. The album...

“Halloween Ends” is a spine-tingling horror that has the right amount of suspense to keep you on the edge. (Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures)

Review: Halloween can start – Michael Myers is here in “Halloween Ends”

Lorraine Barron, Managing Editor October 17, 2022

It’s October, it should be getting colder and the excitement of fear should be trickling into the minds of horror lovers. Michael Myers delivers this fear in “Halloween Ends,” which was just released...

Lead Mia Goth returns with the villainous backstory of Pearl, the original killer in “X.” (Photo courtesy of A24 Studio)

Review: Ti West’s “Pearl” brings the Golden Age of cinema to the modern horror audience and makes it work

Jaqueline Ruvalcaba, Arts & Culture, Social Media Editor October 6, 2022

“Pearl,” is Director Ti West's latest horror film. Wait, was it a horror film or did I have a “The Wizard of Oz” fever dream? “Pearl,” premiered Sept. 16, bringing in $8 million worldwide...

Steves Pizza owner Rodney Ibanez and workers, Yesenia Delgado, and Jose Estrada are shown in the picture as they celebrate their first day serving American River College on Tuesday, Sept. 27 (Photo by Jonathon Plazola)

Steve’s Pizza and 5 Sips celebrate big week by opening business to American River College students

Jonathan Plazola, Staff Writer October 6, 2022

American River College has added more food and beverage options on campus for students. Both Sacramento’s locally owned 5 Sips Coffee and Steve’s Pizza opened on Sept. 26 to serve students and faculty....

“Marble Clay Tea Set” and “Zebra Tray” by Edris Tauber are displayed at the Faculty Art Exhibit, the first Kaneko Gallery show this school year. (Photo by Jaqueline Ruvalcaba)

The James Kaneko Gallery offers a full house this semester

Gina Gangursky, Staff Writer October 4, 2022

A stalwart presence and creative hub, the James Kaneko Gallery at American River College has cultivated a sense of community among artists and art lovers alike since the 1980s. The COVID-19 pandemic...

“The Uncertainty Principle,” is an exhibit at the Kaneko Gallery at American River College that is showcasing surreal artist Omar Thor Arason, and runs through Oct. 14. (Photo courtesy of Patricia Wood)

ARC Kaneko Gallery presents a new exhibit by artist Omar Thor Arason

Jaqueline Ruvalcaba, Arts & Culture, Social Media Editor September 26, 2022

A new show has arrived at the Kaneko Art Gallery at American River College. “The Uncertainty Principle,” by surreal artist Omar Thor Arason, premiered on Sept. 19 and will run through Oct. 14.  According...

Musician Dmitri Matheny shares what it’s like to be a working musician with American River College students. (Photo courtesy of Dmitri Matheny)

ARC music department hosts jazz clinic event that marks the rise of in-person classes

Jaqueline Ruvalcaba, Arts & Culture, Social Media Editor September 16, 2022

On Sept. 9, the American River College music department hosted a jazz clinic by Dmitri Matheny, a flugelhorn player and touring musician. The flugelhorns' warm and gentle tone has made it Matheny’s instrument...

“Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” released in theaters on May 6, 2022, reminds viewers that you should never mess with a witch. (Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios)

Review: “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” draws a thin line between dreams and nightmares

Alyssa Branum , Staff Writer May 19, 2022

The Marvel franchise brings us a second installment to the Dr. Stephen Strange storyline that was released in theaters on May 6.  It takes place after the first season of Scarlet Witch’s show “WandaVision”...

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