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ASB meetings will remain online through the fall semester

Since the Los Rios Community College District made the decision to transfer all American River College operations to online, the Associated Student Body has not been able to meet in person, but is still continuing to meet through Zoom. (file photo)
ASB committee turns focus to assisting student's basic needs
September 14, 2020

With the campus at American River College closed off to nearly all staff and students this semester, the members of the Associated Student Body needed to change the way they handle their meetings that...

The pandemic isn’t getting any better and we only have ourselves to blame

With COVID-19 still affecting the country after months of quarantine, the students at American River College still have to face the consequences of our country's actions with dealing with the pandemic. (Photo Illustration by Brandon Zamora)
America reaps the consequences of poor judgement
September 14, 2020

For the last six months, the United States has been under quarantine due to the coronavirus pandemic. Day after day, we see the number of cases and deaths go up here in America at an alarming rate. According...

ARC Students share their experiences with NCAS

Students like Omar Costilla, Jesbaam Sanchez and Jedi Alindogan are students who’ve been through the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars program.  (Photo Illustration by Bram Martinez)
December 11, 2019

Earth seems big, but as time goes on, the places that humans can explore on their planet diminishes so there are only a few directions to go, down to the blackened depths of the ocean or up to the starry...

Invitational concert gives listeners a note of inspiration

Ralph Hughes conducts the American River College Concert Choir with Heidi Van Regenmorter accompanying for fall the Choral Invitational Concert at the ARC Main theatre on Nov. 5, 2019. (Photo by Bram Martinez)
November 26, 2019

At the American River College main theatre on Nov. 5, many people gathered for a special performance. The auditorium itself was dark, but the stage remained lit.  After people filed in and filled the...

San Joaquin Delta Mustangs trample the Beavers

Beavers defender Haley Norlie passes the ball at the game against San Joaquin Delta at American River College on Nov. 8, 2019. ARC lost 0-1. (Photo by Bram Martinez)
November 21, 2019

The American River College women’s soccer team lost 1-0 against the San Joaquin Delta Mustangs at the ARC soccer field on Nov. 8.  Before the game started, there was a small ceremony congratulating...

How to do Thanksgiving on a student budget

People who are planning on making a Thanksgiving feast on a budget shouldn’t sacrifice quality for cost. (Photo illustration by Bram Martinez)
November 21, 2019

Thanksgiving is approaching quickly and some people are still in doubt what they could be doing for the holidays. Some people may be invited to Thanksgiving events by friends or family and some people...

ARC men’s soccer loses shutout to Santa Rosa at home

Defensive player Tyler Bevers keeps pace with the ball against the Santa Rosa Bear Cubs at the American River College soccer stadium on Nov. 1, 2019. (Photo by Bram Martinez)
November 12, 2019

The American River College men’s soccer team lost against the Santa Rosa Junior College Bear Cubs on Nov. 1, with an ending score of  2-0. Head Coach Paul Hansen said he knew that this was going...

BoJack finally stops treading water in new season

(Photo courtesy of Netflix)
November 6, 2019

“BoJack Horseman” is a Netflix original animated adult comedy series that first premiered Aug. 22, 2014. It aired the first part of its final season on Oct. 25. The show is known for its realistic ...

Pop media takes on immigration

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October 30, 2019

On Sept. 25, Comedy Central aired its first episode of the 23rd season of “South Park,” titled Mexican Joker. In this episode, Randy Marsh defends his ‘tegridy’ (the name of his farm) while Kyle...

Mustangs Outpace Beavers 17-4

Elizabeth Fomine no. 4 is taking a shot against the San Joaquin Mustangs at the American River College pool on Oct. 9, 2019. (Photo by Bram Martinez)
October 22, 2019

The American River College women’s water polo team lost 17-4 in a match against the San Joaquin Mustangs at the ARC pool on Wednesday, Oct. 9. Women’s water polo head coach Heather Moody said she...

Little Preview of Horrors: ARC Theater brings puppets to the main stage

Ethan Mack, who plays Seymour Krelborn in the American River College production “Little Shop of Horrors,” rehearses a scene where he shows the place on his arm where her feeds his blood to the plant monster Audrey II, puppeteered by Fetalaiga Faga at the ARC theatre on Sept. 18, 2019. (Photo by Bram Martinez)
October 8, 2019

One minute you are head over heels for your co-worker who is unhappily taken and you’re a klutz at a failing business, the next you are feeding people to a giant man-eating plant whose size and growth...

ARC Pride Center hosts inclusive drag bingo event

Drag Queen, Madam Sass C. turns the wheel of the bingo cage during the Drag Bingo event at American River College on Sept. 3, 2019. (photo by Ariel Caspar)
September 19, 2019

Walking into one of the club rooms on a recent afternoon in the Student Center, students are welcomed by bright colors and eye-catching prizes, like a Morphe brush kit and flamingo socks. Students share...

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