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REC 300: Introduction to Recreation and Leisure Services

REC 300: Introduction to Recreation and Leisure Services

Breana Herndon and Breana Herndon

November 20, 2014

Recreation is known to be a fun and athletic thing but if you are looking for something more academic, Recreation 300 is the perfect class. Recreation 300 is taught by American River College’s women’s water polo and swim coach Bethany Black. The class, despite its name, is in a classroom setting...

Water-polo captain dominates in the pool and the classroom

Women's water polo player Avery Dotterer.

Breana Herndon and Breana Herndon

November 7, 2014

Aspiring lawyer, 4.0 student and star player on ARC’s women’s water polo team are just a few of Avery Dotterer’s titles. Dotterer says she began playing water polo in middle school at the insistence of her mother, despite being "unwilling." “I was so bad at water polo and I just hated it,”...

Take This Class: Belly Dancing 301

Take This Class: Belly Dancing 301

Breana Herndon and Breana Herndon

October 31, 2014

Students who enjoy dancing, learning about cultural movements, and gaining the ability to choreograph dance routines should take Dance 301: Belly Dancing. Students in the class have the opportunity to learn about musical instruments, rhythms, costumes, and choreography as a part of the course. The...

Recent national cases begs question: why is abuse still overlooked?

Breana Herndon and Breana Herndon

October 15, 2014

In our society, domestic violence has become a big problem, but continues being largely ignored. Abuse is never okay, and should not be tolerated by anyone, male or female. NFL running back Ray Rice, along with his then-fiance, now-wife, Janay Palmer, was arrested on assault charges in February after...

Graduating Students Shouldn’t Wait to Walk: If graduating occurs year-round, why is ceremony limited to the spring?

Graduating Students Shouldn’t Wait to Walk: If graduating occurs year-round, why is ceremony limited to the spring?

Breana Herndon and Breana Herndon

October 6, 2014

Every spring, American River College holds a commencement ceremony for that year’s graduates. Many of these students, however, completed their coursework in the fall semester and had to wait months for the graduation ceremony, which suggests that to truly accommodate these students, ARC should hold...

ARC students turn out to donate for blood drive

ARC students turn out to donate for blood drive

Breana Herndon and Breana Herndon

October 2, 2014

American River College held their annual blood source drive for students, faculty, and staff on Sept. 28 and Sept. 29. The Blood Source donation drive is sponsored by the nursing department and health center. Many ARC students showed up to donate blood in order to save lives and make a difference...

Students willing to wait for Starbucks often late for class

Starbucks barista Megan Doering, 24, quickly fills canisters with whipping cream to accommodate the intimidatingly long line of customers waiting to order their drinks.  Doering has worked at the American River College campus Starbucks for two years and says that it is busier than the others she has worked at. (Photo by Emily Rabasto)

Emily K. Rabasto, William Cameron, and Breana Herndon

September 9, 2014

By William Cameron, Breana Herndon and Emily K. Rabasto In a college of more than 35,000 students, Starbucks is arguably the most popular food and drink spot at American River College. The wait of over 15 minutes at the small campus coffee shop presents students with a decision of which is more important:...

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