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Erianna Williams helps ARC surge past Modesto

American River College middle blocker Erin Fogarty(12), returns a serve in ARC's 3-0 win against Modesto Junior College on Nov. 11, 2015. With the win, ARC's win streak increased to three in a row and its record now stands at 19-7. (Photo by Kevin Sheridan)

Jose Garcia

November 13, 2015

Led by the return of middle back Erianna Williams, American River College’s volleyball team dominated Modesto Junior College in a 25-19, 25-14, 25-12 winning effort. Williams suffered a stress fracture to her shins that has kept her out of action since a Sept. 30 win over Santa Rosa Junior College....

‘Mamaboy’ explores gender swap pregnancy

Sean O’Donnell sits in a convertible mustang while on set of “Mamaboy.” O’Donnell plays the role of a male high school student who becomes the first successful human experiment that causes him to be able to become pregnant. (Photo courtesy of My Hero Productions)

Jose Garcia and Nicholas Corey

October 21, 2015

By Jose Garcia and Nicholas Corey A previous version of this story falsely reported that the photo used was courtesy of Jonathan Morken. In fact, it was provided by My Hero Productions. A previous version of this story falsely reported that Cassidy Shaffer said that Miley Cyrus and Salena Gomez...

Well known anti-evolutionist visits ARC

Creationism theorist Eric Hovind speaks to crowd about his views on evolution and the creation of the universe on Oct 12, 2015. (Photo By Matthew Nobert)

Jose Garcia and Matthew Nobert

October 16, 2015

By Matthew Nobert and Jose Garcia Well known Youtuber and creationist Eric Hovind was invited by students to the campus to have an open debate with professors from all the science disciplines to discuss the validity of the material being taught on campus concerning evolution, creation of the univ...

Opinion: Parents should take advantage of ARC’s on campus daycare

A woman holding a toddler outside of Davies Hall on American River College Campus. There is a daycare facility available in the child development center to assist parents who attend ARC and have no other way for their children to be watched. (Photo by Mychael Jones)

Jose Garcia

September 29, 2015

Too often at American River College we see parents who bring their children to school and let them run around campus like it’s a playground. These parents should utilize the helpful service the Child Development Center (CDC) offers so that they can make their campus experience more simple and stre...

ARC volleyball routes Porterville

Erin Fogarty and Kaitlin Meyer go above the net for American River College to block a shot from Porterville's Ana Madrigal during the tournament match on Sept. 18, 2015. ARC won the match 25-9, 25-8, 25-13. (Photo by Joe Padilla)

Jose Garcia

September 21, 2015

American River College’s volleyball team dominated Porterville college in a three game match Friday afternoon, winning by a final of 25-9, 25-8, 25-13. By the start of the third set ARC switched to the opposing side of the court when the sun started to rear its way on to the court. “It was so ...

Take This Class: ARTH 300: Introduction to Art History

Professor Craig Smith lectures to his summer Introduction to Art History class. Students in the class learn the basics of expressionism and its role in the art world. (Photo by Nicholas Corey)

Nicholas Corey, Jose Garcia, Jose Garcia, and Nicholas Corey

August 25, 2015

ARTH 300: Introduction to Art History helps students to see art in the context of different cultures, past and present. The class, taught by professor Craig Smith, also informs students about the different terminology used in art — terms such as subjective processing, objective imagery, illusionism...

Students from the ceramics department sell their art

Students from the ceramics department sell their art

Jose Garcia and Jose Garcia

May 13, 2015

Student’s from the ceramics department sold their handmade wares today at the X-sale being held behind the ceramics lab. Michelle Wong Yukmui, an art major, has her own booth at the X-sale. “I’m selling some of my pieces today so I can make some extra money to move to Thailand with my husband....

Success of horticulture department’s plant sale continues

Success of horticulture department’s plant sale continues

Jose Garcia and Jose Garcia

April 30, 2015

The horticulture department’s plant sale Wednesday drew not only American River College students but interested customers from the surrounding community. Products for sale included bedding plants, vegetables, outdoor shrubs, tropical foliage plants and herbs. Students from the Plant Propagation...

Child Development Center sells goodies to raise funds

Child Development Center sells goodies to raise funds

Jose Garcia and Jose Garcia

April 13, 2015

The Child Development Center held its annual bake sale Wednesday in an effort to raise funds for the children in its program. The money that was raised will be used to buy the children more food for their lunch as well as more classroom pets such as turtles, fish and hamsters, which the children are...

ARC student and Film Producer works on two films

Jose Garcia and Jose Garcia

April 13, 2015

Alonzo Chism, an American River College student who has worked with hip-hop artists such as Mistah Fab and Krumbsnatcha of Gangstarr, is now working on two films. Chism is working on “Fight 4 Your Life” and on his own urban horror full-length feature film “Hood Damnation.” He began producing...

Monterey Bay volunteers discuss the research they’ve gathered

A pup lies resting in sea grass at the Elkhorn Slough while its mother forages for food.

Jose Garcia and Jose Garcia

March 23, 2015

Sea otters were the topic of discussion at a college hour held Friday, which invited researchers from the Monterey Bay Aquarium to speak with students about the importance of the species as a whole and the conservation work they are doing to help save them. The event was organized by professor Diane...

Take This Class: JOUR 320: Race and Gender in the Media

Professor Alan Miller delivers his opinion on the numerous views of news satire hosts.

Jose Garcia and Jose Garcia

February 22, 2015

Not many other classes out there get students fired up like JOUR 320: Race and Gender in the Media. The class not only covers controversial topics dealing with gender, ethnicity and social class, but professor Alan Miller likes to play devil’s advocate. Miller has somewhat of a reputation for...

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