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“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”...

Shelby, a California resident who didn’t want her last name used, holds up a sign protesting the overturning of Roe v. Wade at the Planned Parenthood rally in Sacramento on May 14, 2022. (Photo by Alyssa Branum)

Overturning Roe v. Wade will further cause conflict in the United States

Alyssa Branum, Staff Writer May 19, 2022

To say I am angry would be an understatement. Why are men in positions of power in this country able to still make decisions on what women can do with our bodies? A Supreme Court opinion draft that...

The American River Review at American River College is looking to get more students involved with its magazine in the spring semester of 2022. (Photo courtesy of The American River Review)

ARC’s literary journal seeks increased student involvement

Alyssa Branum, Staff Writer May 19, 2022

The American River Review is an English writing class run by Michael Angelone, an English professor at American River College.   This class, which is still currently taught online, allows students...

Wildfire preparations for residents become increasingly necessary as California’s weather heats up for summer. (Photo Illustration by Alyssa Branum)

Wildfire season is around the corner in California

Alyssa Branum, Staff Writer May 17, 2022

Wildfires are a national concern in the United States every year, especially in California. Almost 2.5 million acres of land were lost during the top five fires of 2020 alone, according to CalFire’s...

The horticulture department is looking for tree trimming and irrigation services as it develops as of April 18, 2022. (Photo by Alyssa Branum)

ARC’s horticulture department is looking for more helping hands

Alyssa Branum, Staff Writer May 16, 2022

American River College’s horticulture department is back on campus since it opened up in February, and working to get plants back to thriving since the lockdown.  Students within the department...

The American River College Fashion department is debuting new student works at its 21st annual fashion show on May 7, 2022. (Photo by Alyssa Branum)

ARC set to put on its 21st annual fashion show

Alyssa Branum, Staff Writer April 26, 2022

Many people grow up playing dress-up and wishing to piece together looks seen in movies such as “The Devil Wears Prada.” For some American River College students, the dream can become a reality.  The...

On March 26,2022, a potential threat was identified by the Los Rios Police Department towards an American River College theater show and has since been cleared as safe to go on campus. (Photo by Alyssa Branum)

ARC receives potential threat against theater production of “Gumbo”

Alyssa Branum, Staff Writer March 29, 2022

On March 26, ARC received a call reporting a possible threat toward the theater production on campus that was set to take place at 2 p.m. later that day according to campus police.  According to the...

The American River College Women’s Swim and Dive team trains for upcoming State Championships in the spring semester of 2022. (Photo by Alyssa Branum)

ARC is back to competing in the women’s swimming and diving division

Alyssa Branum, Staff Writer March 25, 2022

The spring 2022 swim season has commenced as COVID-19 mandates have slowly lifted throughout the state of California and students have returned to campus.  The American River College women’s swimming...

The American River College Associated Student Body, pictured here on Feb. 4 2022, met on Feb. 11, 2022, and gave feedback on HomeBase and offered ways to improve. They also were able to learn about their goals and what the program has to offer. (Screenshot of ARC ASB)

ASB votes to provide $5000 for the ARC Native American Resource Center

Alyssa Branum, Staff Writer February 15, 2022

The Associated Student Body voted unanimously to distribute financial support for the Native American Resource Center during its Feb. 4. meeting. The move will allocate advocacy funds of $5,000 in support...

The American River Food Pantry, pictured here Aug. 27, 2019, stacks food, waiting to be handed out to students and teachers who have come. Beaver Cares is bringing back monthly food distributions to students starting on Feb. 8, 2022, as well as housing, clothes, and other basic essential amenities.(File Photo)

Beaver Cares provides resource services to support ARC students

Alyssa Branum, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

Although operations are now limited, Beaver Cares is making a comeback necessary to help out students in need of their services or can provide according to the information posted on the group’s website.  With...

In response to Omicron case numbers spiking, more testing sites around Sacramento have opened up, including the American River College campus for students and staff. (Photo by Alyssa Branum)

How to get tested for COVID-19 in Sacramento county

Alyssa Branum, Staff Writer February 3, 2022

With the Omicron variant sweeping through the nation it might be harder to find testing resources available in the Sacramento area.  American River College’s administration is implementing ways to...

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