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Opinion: Students should explore study abroad opportunities

Opinion: Students should explore study abroad opportunities

Emily Thompson and Ashley Nanfria

November 30, 2015

A previous version of this story falsely reported that the students were sitting on a rock in Italy. They were in fact in Greece. Studying abroad is a life-changing opportunity that benefits not only students but our nation and the world. It is an opportunity that everyone should take. The best w...

Study Abroad opens opportunities for Summer

Study Abroad opens opportunities for Summer

Ashley Nanfria

November 13, 2015

Study abroad opportunities to London, England and Florence, Italy for the summer 2016 were discussed at college hour on Thursday. American River College History and Psychology professors Bill Wrightson and Mark Stewart shared with students the breakdown of the programs and the benefits of studying abro...

Opinion: Everyone who can should donate blood

Opinion: Everyone who can should donate blood

Emily Thompson and Ashley Nanfria

October 19, 2015

By Emily Thompson and Ashley Nanfria When someone in the United States is in need of a blood transfusion every two seconds, everyone who can needs to give blood. A little needle is nothing compared with saving a life. Blood helps to save the lives of accident and burn patients, premature infants...

College Hour discusses Harlem Hellfighters in WWI

College Hour discusses Harlem Hellfighters in WWI

Ashley Nanfria

October 16, 2015

The French called them the 'Men of Bronze' out of respect, and the Germans called them the 'Harlem Hellfighters' out of fear. In the R.A.D presents College Hour on Thursday, American River College History professor Rudy Pearson shared his insights and knowledge on WWI and the book “The Harlem He...

Career Fair offers students ways to network within businesses

Career Fair offers students ways to network within businesses

Ashley Nanfria

October 2, 2015

More than 200 students crowded into the Student Center for this semester’s career fair on Thursday at American River College. Students spoke to different business representatives and employers about the opportunities in their particular profession. “Today has been really helpful for me when ta...

Students learn about success at the ‘Time Management and Google Calendars’ workshop

Students learn about success at the ‘Time Management and Google Calendars’ workshop

Ashley Nanfria

September 25, 2015

Helping students learn skills to help with time management and make better use of tools around them were among the topics discussed during the student success workshop “Time Management and Google Calendars” on Monday. The workshop was hosted by American River College instructional assistant Cheryl...

College Hour talks “Constitution Day”

College Hour talks “Constitution Day”

Ashley Nanfria

September 18, 2015

An earlier version of this story falsely reported that there were nine founding states of the United States. In fact, 12 of the 13 states sent delegates to the Constitutional Convention in 1787. If you’ve seen one Constitution have you seen them all? American River College political science ...

Coffee Wars: Starbucks challenged by Peet’s new presence on campus

Coffee Wars: Starbucks challenged by Peet’s new presence on campus

John Ferrannini and Ashley Nanfria

August 27, 2015

By John Ferrannini and Ashley Nanfria As caffeine-loving students may have noticed, there is a coffee war brewing at American River College. Peet’s Coffee & Tea, which recently opened a new location in ARC’s portable village, will be hosting a taste test on Wednesday at 9 a.m. to promote their brand ...

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