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Fans will not be allowed at indoor American River College sporting events, but are able to attend outdoor events in the fall semester of 2021. Some events will be live-streamed, so fans won’t miss out.  (Photo by Cynsere Kelly)

ARC sports fans are limited to outdoor events

Cynsere Kelly and Jahson Nahal October 14, 2021

The Los Rios Community College District announced on Aug. 21 that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, fans would not be allowed at any indoor sporting events during the fall season. This decision did not affect...

Enrollment fraud has increased at American River College and many other California Community Colleges, as classes have been primarily taught online due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the fall semester  of 2021. (Photo via Unsplash)

Fraudulent enrollment hits California community colleges hard due to online learning

Cynsere Kelly, Sports Editor September 19, 2021

American River College and other Los Rios colleges have been affected by a surge of suspected fraud enrollment, which has also affected other colleges throughout the state according to the Los Rios Community...

American River Colleges football team won its first home game in two years  with a dominating score of 69-7 against Chabot College on Sept. 11. (Photo by Cynsere Kelly)

ARC football dominates Chabot College 69-7 in home opener

Cynsere Kelly, Sports Editor September 18, 2021

American River College’s football team played its first home game in nearly two years on Sept. 11 against Chabot College out of Hayward. The final score was 69-7, with the Beavers winning in dominating...

“Donda’s” cover art is a black screen for which Kanye West has yet to explain the meaning. (Photo courtesy of Def Jam Records)

Review: “Donda” is a rap album with a spin on the foundation of gospel music

Cynsere Kelly, Sports Editor September 10, 2021

Kanye West is one of the most well-known artists in the world and is also considered to be one of the best producers to ever step foot in the rap game.  West has produced for people such as Jay-Z,...

Drakes album,“Certified Lover Boy, features cover art depicting 12 emojis of pregnant women implying that Drake is indeed a “Certified Lover Boy”. (Photo courtesy of OVO and Republic records)

Review: ”Certified Lover Boy” is another masterpiece to add to Drake’s amazing discography

Cynsere Kelly, Sports Editor September 10, 2021

Aubrey Graham, better known as Drake is an artist who is popular worldwide. He is known for his catchy “in your feelings” type of music and is a veteran in the music industry with a career that spans...

The cancellation of older topics and ideas are a common occurrence in today’s world. This is commonly known as cancel culture. (Photo via Unsplash)

Has cancel culture gone too far?

Cynsere Kelly, Staff Writer May 19, 2021

Cancel culture is something that has taken over entertainment and media the past few years.  According to one of the definitions in the Urban Dictionary. cancel culture is when a large mob of people...

Guy Fieri is a known celebrity on the cooking scene and attended ARC briefly. He was also a part of the culinary program while attending ARC. In 2015, he helped expand the college’s culinary arts building. (File Photo)

10 famous ARC alumni

Cynsere Kelly, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

While many people may be familiar with some well-known athletes who attended American River College, such as Dusty Baker, there are other noteworthy people, such as Guy Fieri, who have attended American...

The nearest amusement park to American River College that will open soon is Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, located in Vallejo, California. (Photo via Six Flags website)

Amusement parks begin to open as the state enters the red tier of the reopening plan

Cynsere Kelly, Staff Writer April 11, 2021

California theme parks received approval to reopen starting this month under the California Department of Public Health’s updated guidelines.  Following year-long pandemic closures that cost amusement...

The Los Rios Community College District was awarded a $5 million grant in January. The main programs that would benefit the most from the grant would be the majors that are similar to Business Technology. (Photo via the ARC website)

LRCCD awarded a $5 million labor grant

Cynsere Kelly, Staff Writer April 7, 2021

The United States Department of Labor awarded the Los Rios Community College School District a grant with a total of $5 million in January that may benefit students.  The grant is called the Strengthening...

Ally for Students is a tool that was created to break down canvas material and put that information in alternate formats in order to help students. (Photo courtesy of Leslie Reeves)

New tool offers students an easier way to read material on Canvas

Cynsere Kelly, Staff Writer March 18, 2021

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, college school districts have been trying to make course material easier to access to appease students so they can get the content they need in a way that suits them....

American River College softball outfielder Kirsten Cox swings and misses in the bottom of the fifth inning against Sacramento City at American River College in Spring 2019. Late spring sports at ARC are expected to return as the county moves into the red tier in the states reopening plan, in Spring 2021. (Photo by Irene Jacobs)

Outdoor late spring sports will resume when Sacramento County enters the red tier of the states reopening plan

Cynsere Kelly, Staff Writer March 17, 2021

After a long time of waiting and anticipation, American River College and the rest of the Los Rios Community College District’s colleges have opted into the Big 8 conferences plans for a late spring...

Inspired by the 1988 classic “Coming to America 2,” directed by Craig Brewer, details the aftermath since the first movie first came out more than 30 years ago.
(Photo via Paramount Pictures)

Review: From Queens to Zamunda, a new legacy

Cynsere Kelly, Staff Writer March 14, 2021

Inspired by the movie that originally came out in 1988, ”Coming to America 2” had a revolutionary launch similar to 2018’s “Black Panther.”Released on March 5 on Amazon Prime Video, it is the...

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