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Stepping away from your computer for a few minutes or getting a workout in before class can be beneficial to your academic performance. Even studying or reading while working out or doing yoga can help promote concentration. (Photo illustration by Kaitlyn Riley)

Staying active can help students improve academic outcome

Kaitlyn Riley, Staff Writer May 7, 2023

Getting up and being active, whether that’s going for a walk or riding a bike, can help improve your grades. From personal experience whenever I work out, I always have more motivation and I am able...

Kinesiology major Haley Norlie, plays center back for ARCs soccer team, while balancing her academic schedule. (Photo by Dylan Lillie)

The challenging, yet rewarding life of student athletes

Dylan Lillie February 14, 2020

Attempting to earn a degree has never been easy, no matter what school you are attending. Trying to balance your classes and retain a decent personal life can sometimes be challenging. That said, some...

Kelvin Burt, instructional assistant for the Dusty Baker Center at American River College, reads off last year’s accomplishments of ARC’s student athletes at the main gymnasium at ARC on Aug. 30, 2019. (Photo by Thomas Cathey).

ARC athletic department holds rally for academic excellence of student athletes

Thomas Cathey and Thomas Cathey September 9, 2019

On Friday Aug. 30, student athletes at American River College were honored by the athletic department for their achievements during the previous academic year, in anticipation of the upcoming fall sports...

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