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Students from the American River College Study Abroad course HIST 399: Italian History and Culture, pose on a rock in Greece during their stay in summer 2015. Studying abroad can open up many opportunities for students to experience different cultures. (Photo Courtesy of Ashley Nanfria)

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...

Slides at the study abroad college hour by American River College History professor Bill Wrightson and Psychology professor Mark Stewart. Wrightson talked about the History class he taught in Florence and the different places the group traveled and Stewart talked about the Psychology class he taught in London and the different museums, theaters and the places around London the group visited on Nov. 12. (Photo by Emily Thompson)

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...

Four out of every 10 people in the United States are able to donate blood, yet only one in 10 actually does. (Photo by Ashley Nanfria)

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...

The Harlem Hellfighters was talked about at the RAD presents college hour. History professor Rudy Pearson spoke about what the Harlem Hellfighters did for America durning World War 1 and how they did not recieve the credit they deserved until many years later because they were African American on Oct. 15. (Photo by Emily Thompson)

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...

American River College hosts a carrer day for students. Employers came from all over Northern California in hopes of recurting students now and for the future on Oct. 1. (Photo by Emily Thompson)

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...

American River College instructional assistant Cheryl Howell and instructional aid Macki spoke at a Time Managment and Google Calendars student success workshop. Howell is speaking to the students about helpful tips and tools that should be used to lead to student success on Sept. 21, 2015. (Photo by Emily Thompson)

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”...

Political Science professor Cynthia Unmack speaking at college hour. Unmack was lecturing students on the difference and similarities between the U.S. Constitution and the California Constitution on Sept. 17. (Photo by Emily Thompson)

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...

Students brace a long line at the Starbucks in the Student Center on Wednesday. In spite of the opening of a new Peets in the portable village, many students remain brand-loyal to the long-established Starbucks. (Photo by Kameron Schmid)

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...

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