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Take this class: Astronomy 320

Professor Paulo Alfonso, originally from Portugal, discussed the Higgs Boson during his Astronomy 320 lecture. (Photo by Emily K. Rabasto)

Cintia Lopez and Cintia Lopez

April 24, 2013

Stars, black holes, anti-matter, mutual annihilation, and scientific speculation. Those are only a few of the topics that are covered in Astronomy 320 with Professor Paulo Afonso. Walking into the room, you feel yourself back in your old science class from high school. With long tables that seat four...

Weather Talk Should Not Be This Hot

Photo by Emily K. Rabasto

Cesar Alexander and Cesar Ramirez

April 19, 2013

Earth Week: The Latest in Global Climate Change Science, presented by College Hour was a talk led by respected author and past American River College professor Robert Christopherson. In the hour available, wide eyed, and full of passion, Christopherson gave an informative presentation about the past, present, and possible future of our beloved planet Earth. Christopherson was revered by every person who spoke of him, and his acknowledgment in response was only a glimpse into the 30 years that he spent teaching at ARC. Students, faculty and staff had no other option but to sit on the floor and steps of Raef Hall, while some were left standing outside the entrance waiting for anybody to make room for them inside the building. "This is an amazing college, one of the top community colleges in the state of California," says Christopherson. "The challenge of students in their freshman, sophomore year is to get control of some of th...

Woman’s Self Defense Class offered on campus

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

April 19, 2013

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.  American River College and ARC Kinesiology & Athletic Department are Presenting a two day Women’s Self Defense class ( see attached flyer). It is a R.A.D. certified course. R.A.D. is the strongest self-defense network in the country.  The course meets or ex...

Photo of the day: 4-18-13

Photo of the day: 4-18-13

Daniel Romandia and Daniel Romandia

April 18, 2013

American River College Students check out clubs in front of the campus student center during “Beaver Week,” an event to showcase the diversity of the campus and to encourage school pride, on the ARC campus on April 18, 2013. ...

Photo of the day: 4-18-13

Khristopher Jones, Phi Beta Kappa society member and a horticulture major here at ARC, playing on one of his harmonicas on April 15, 2013.

He gets attention with his lyrics (in the lines of ‘I didn’t do good on the test but I did my best’) and the sound of his harmonica echoing in the breeze.

Jones says he practices both for fun so he can go on tour with Rick Estrin and the Nightcats. (Photo by Alex Panasenko)

Alex Panasenko and Alex Panasenko

April 18, 2013

Khristopher Jones, Phi Beta Kappa society member and a horticulture major here at ARC, playing on one of his harmonicas on April 15, 2013. He gets attention with his lyrics (in the lines of ‘I didn’t do good on the test but I did my best’) and the sound of his harmonica echoing in the breeze. Jones...

Results of Associated Student Body Elections

Results of Associated Student Body Elections

Sam Urrea, Staff Writer

April 18, 2013

American River College announced election results for officers in the Associated Student Body early morning on Thursday, April 18. Unofficial results posted by campus life are as follows. ASB Student Senate President: Tyrone Robinson ASB Director of Finance: Jorge Riley ASB Student Senators: Jo...

Student services center sees political action

Student services center sees political action

Jorden Hales and Jorden Hales

April 16, 2013

Associated Student Body holds candidate forum American River College Student Senate Director of Finance candidate Jorge Riley continued his campaign on Thursday, April 11, by participating in a rally at the student center. The rally started just after 1 p.m. and lasted nearly an hour as the student ...

Fierce students hold event to promote inclusion

Photo by Daniel Romandia

Sam Urrea and Sam Urrea

April 16, 2013

Members of LGBTQA student club have 8 minutes of silence American River College club fierce held a celebration on campus to support love and the freedom to love. Supporters and interested bystanders promoted the cause for a view on equal rights from candidates a day before f the new ARC elections. Fierce, the LGBT...

New magazine ‘The Gap-Toothed Madness’ now on stands

ARC student Richard Barnhart seeks to fulfill dream of publishing many forms of art in his magazine

Sergio Portela and Sergio Portela

April 3, 2013

Student Richard Barnhart seeks to fulfill dream of publishing many forms of art It’s difficult to create something when you constantly put it aside. When you finally find someone to help you complete your goal it’s truly bliss. Richard Barnhart, English major at American River College, was able...

Take this class: PHIL 350: philosophy of religion

Professor Dennis Holden lecturing his class on contingent existence during the course Philosophy of Religion. (Photo by Emily K. Rabasto)

Sarah Scott and Sarah Scott

April 3, 2013

What is faith? What is evil and why does it exist? Is there an afterlife?  Philosophy of Religion is a course that examines these and many other questions associated with religion. The class consists of readings from several philosophers, from ancient Socrates to modern-day Antony Flew, paired w...

Maybe nice guys shouldn’t always finish last

Maybe nice guys shouldn't always finish last

Mayra Sanchez and Mayra Sanchez

April 3, 2013

I recently went on a date with, what most would consider, a “nice guy.” He had been trying to take me out for a while, and after weeks of innocent flirting, I finally agreed to go out with him. He was sweet; one of those guys that always tucked his shirt in. The type my mother would just love....

Now Hiring at American River College

Lynaia Moser, 19, an Accounting major, holds a full-time position assisting students in the Center for Leadership and Development on campus. (Photo by Emily K. Rabasto)

Cesar Ramirez and Cesar Ramirez

April 3, 2013

Campus jobs are more attainable than you think The hill to employment may seem steep and full of curves with no railing, but American River College is actually a campus full of attainable occupations. For many people, the reality of the world is full of waiting on an email or call back that nev...

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