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American River College journalism student Carla Montaruli says she misses the direct contact with others on campus during the pandemic, in the fall semester of 2021. (Photo courtesy of Carla Montaruli)

ARC students adapt to online learning during the pandemic

Usamah Hammour, Staff Writer December 15, 2021

Nearly two years after the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, American River College students say they still face difficulties due to the pandemic. They also worry about the challenges that will need to...

This drawing, Modern Liza by Jesus Barela, can be seen online American River Colleges virtual James Kaneko gallery in the fall semester of 2021. (Photo courtesy of Patricia Wood)

Kaneko gallery remains online amidst Covid-19 pandemic

Usamah Hammour, Staff Writer December 12, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced most of the American River College faculty and students to shift to remote learning, the college’s art department responded by moving its art exhibits online.  Patricia...

91-year-old, Clint Eastwood, acted in, directed, and produced the film, “Cry Macho” which combines  drama with western action. (Photo courtesy of Warner Bros)

Review: “Cry Macho” is a story of being lost and found

Usamah Hammour, Staff Writer November 13, 2021

“Cry Macho,” starring Clint Eastwood is a story in which Miko ( Eastwood) is a very old rodeo star who agrees to take on the mission of taking on a favor for his ex-boss, to bring back his son from...

American River College art photography professor Jodi Hooker started out at community college like many of her students. (Photo courtesy of Jodi Hooker)

ARC photography professor perseveres during COVID-19 pandemic

Usamah Hammour, Staff Writer October 24, 2021

Jodi Hooker, who has loved art and photography since she was young, says she has faced new challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. A professor of art at American River College, Hooker started out like...

Hugh Jackman stars as a private investigator in, Reminiscence, a film that combines science fiction, romance, and action. (Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Studio)

Review: “Reminiscence” touches viewers with a romantic storyline

Usamah Hammour, Staff Writer October 24, 2021

Spoilers ahead. The movie “Reminiscence” starring Hugh Jackman, is a dramatic love story that takes place in the future. The runtime of the film is nearly two hours and the film includes romance,...

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