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The site for the new funeral services building at American River College, will replace the existing FSE portable near Auto Tech, on the main campus, in Fall 2021. (Photo by Ben Kynaston )

Funeral services department anticipates move into its new home in the Career Tech building

Ben Kynaston, Staff Writer May 18, 2021

American River College’s funeral services program has seen some expansion in its student body since the beginning of the spring semester and the department is anticipating a move into a new Career Tech...

Third place queen of Season 13 of “RuPaul’s Drag Race, Gottmik also known as Kade Gottlieb, represents trans men in the finale with a beautiful statement gown inspired by queer icon Keith Haring. (Photo courtesy of World of Wonder)

Gottmik’s casting on “RuPaul’s Drag Race” offers exposure to unrepresented perspectives

Ben Kynaston, Staff Writer May 12, 2021

As a trans man, never seeing myself represented in popular media has been an obstacle in the development of my gender identity and presentation. We in the community get to see our trans sisters represented...

Swinomish-Tulalip photographer Matika Wilbur presented her hand-colored photography project on Zoom on Feb. 18, 2021. Matika Wilbur’s Project 562 showcases images and stories of the modern indigenous experience. (Photo courtesy of Matika Wilbur)

Native American photography presentation brings light to modern indigenous experience

Ben Kynaston, Staff Writer March 8, 2021

Native American photographer Matika Wilbur visited American River College students on Feb. 18 via Zoom to present Project 562, which consists of a gallery of hand-colored photography and a collection of...

Sound engineer Stanley Soares, guest hosted the Commercial Music programs Inside the Music Industry Workshop podcast on February 11, 2021. (Photo via ARC Commercial Music Program)

ARC Commercial Music program hosts “Inside the Music Industry”

Ben Kynaston, Staff Writer February 20, 2021

Music professor Merlyn Van Regenmorter, director of the Commercial Music program, has been inviting music professionals to speak for students for over ten years, but in 2017, he officially introduced his...

American River College’s Starfish software connects students with instructors, counselors, support staff, and other important student resources and services. (Photo via Starfish)

Starfish catalog connects students with important resources

Ben Kynaston, Staff Writer February 8, 2021

In this time characterized by change, instability and resource scarcity, many students are struggling with the transition into online learning for a number of reasons. American River College’s Starfish...

American River College’s Black Student Success Center partners with Sac City College’s African American Student Healing and Empowerment Center to Welcome Black students of color, with a mixer event on February 5th, 2021.

ARC’s “Welcome Black” Mixer Connects Black Students to community resources

Ben Kynaston, Staff Writer February 4, 2021

The American River College’s Black Student Success Center and Sacramento City College’s African-American Student Healing and Empowerment Center will host a Zoom event for students of African descent...

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