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Hearing impairment discussed at college hour

Guest speaker Betty Vosters-Kemp describing how the ear works.

Brandon Nelson and Brandon Nelson

February 6, 2015

“For some reason, I was ashamed,” said American River College professor Harold Schneider, about when he started losing his hearing 10 years ago. A college hour on hearing impairment issues was held in Raef Hall Thursday, covering how hearing impaired students, staff, and faculty can obtain free...

Under the weather: students must exercise caution in preventing the spread of disease on campus

Brandon Nelson and Brandon Nelson

February 5, 2015

With classes starting again after winter break, we are rapidly approaching allergy season and its contemporary counterpart – the flu. It is imperative that students avoid over-exerting themselves and putting fellow students at risk by not coming to school when under the weather. Students get...

First College hour to show latest in hearing aids

First College hour to show latest in hearing aids

Brandon Nelson and Brandon Nelson

February 3, 2015

The power to hear clear across the Learning Resource Center at American River College is available to those who need it. On Tuesday, Feb. 5, Professor Harold Schneider will be hosting the first college hour event of the semester. At the event, titled “Can you hear me now?”, they will be displaying...

Gaming is evolving and simultaneously losing its best feature

Gaming is evolving and simultaneously losing its best feature

Brandon Nelson and Brandon Nelson

December 5, 2014

As technology improves, so do our lives — yet we sometimes lose the interpersonal interactions. And gaming is no exception. For years gamers have enjoyed cooperative play, commonly referred to as co-op. But with advancing technology, it is being used less and less. When the Atari first came out,...

“Smash” club holds first tournament of the semester

“Smash” club holds first tournament of the semester

Brandon Nelson and Brandon Nelson

November 18, 2014

The Super Smash Brothers club at American River College held its first tournament meeting of the semester Friday and the winner walked away $30 richer. ARC student Jefferson Lott, a mechanical engineering major, took the grand prize thanks to his work with speedy characters Fox and Falco, both from...

Women’s soccer wins final home game of season

Sophomore mid-fielder Haley Halaran drives the ball down field during a match against Sacramento City College. Halaran eventually scored against SCC by hitting the ball into the goal with her head.

Brandon Nelson and Brandon Nelson

November 18, 2014

The women’s soccer team won its final game 3-2, in a close match against Sacramento City College on Thursday, leaving its record for the season at 6-11-2. “I’m happy we won but it wasn't the greatest game, we let them (SCC) in and they scored two goals. We made it a lot more difficult for ourselves...

Magic players gather at American River College

Magic players gather at American River College

Brandon Nelson and Brandon Nelson

November 14, 2014

To kill time before classes, many students at American River College play games with their friends or by themselves. One group of students pass their time with Magic: The Gathering, playing the trading card game every day in the student center. Some of these participants are veteran players who...

Lecture at ARC discusses America’s obsession with the end of the world

Lecture at ARC discusses America's obsession with the end of the world

Brandon Nelson and Brandon Nelson

November 7, 2014

“It’s the end of the world as we know it,” sang American River College journalism professor Kel Munger, quoting the R.E.M song during the opening of her lecture on Nov. 6. Munger presented an hour-long lecture on the end of the world and why Americans are so obsessed with it. Munger said...

ARC volleyball spikes Modesto

Erika Jones diving for the ball during the volleyball game against MJC Thursday.

Brandon Nelson and Brandon Nelson

November 6, 2014

American River College’s volleyball team continued it’s winning streak Wednesday, defeating Modesto Junior College for the second time this season and advancing to 12-0. Overall, the team performed well, winning the match in 3 straight games, with the last match ending in a 3-1 victory. “It’s...

Photo gallery: Volleyball’s hard fought victory against San Joaquin Delta College

Brandon Nelson and Brandon Nelson

October 28, 2014

On Oct. 10 ARC's Volleyball team won a hard fought victory against San Joaquin Delta College. Photos by Brandon Nelson   [slideshow_deploy id='14478']

Photo gallery: Men’s soccer narrowly loses on Oct. 17

Brandon Nelson and Brandon Nelson

October 28, 2014

On Oct 17 the men's soccer team narrowly lost against Fresno City College by a "fluke goal" according to defender Kellen Wylie. Photos by Brandon Nelson   [slideshow_deploy id='14469']

Jack-o’-lanterns haunt ARC admin building

Brandon Nelson and Brandon Nelson

October 28, 2014

A staff committee consisting of Regena Tiner-Miller, Kimberly Denley-Willis, Ning Powell, Dolores White and Ann Stepper set up a Halloween display in the atrium of the administration building. Items were donated by staff members at American River College. Photos by Brandon Nelson     [slideshow_deploy...

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