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The Amazing Spider-man 2 ensnares viewers in a beautiful web

The Amazing Spider-man 2 ensnares viewers in a beautiful web

Korbl Klimecki and Korbl Klimecki

May 2, 2014

Early into the movie the viewer is plunged into Spider-Man’s death-defying acrobatics through the New York City streets. You may ask, “is it worth paying for 3-D?” The 3-D is amazing. Emma Stone embodies the emotional struggle of Spider-Man as Gwen Stacy. Andrew Garfield’s Peter Parker...

Students concerned about noisy elevators

Students concerned about noisy elevators

Korbl Klimecki, Alex Panasenko, Korbl Klimecki, and Alex Panasenko

February 19, 2014

By Korbl Klimecki and Alex Panasenko Following the continual maintenance issues at American River College last semester, student concerns have now arisen in regards to the safety of the elevators in the parking garage. Even when in order, squeaks and groans can be heard as the elevators operate....

Retro collectibles at reasonable prices

A comic book stand displaying various comics throughout the '90s can be located in the back right corner of the store.

Korbl Klimecki and Korbl Klimecki

February 7, 2014

One of the first things visible entering the door, like an avatar of retro nostalgia, is a box of Pogs. These small cardboard circles haven’t been popular for more than 15 years— yet Flashbacks Collectibles includes them, as well as carrying tubes, in its stock. Alex Dollesin is a former American...

Head to Head: Steroids in sports

Head to Head: Steroids in sports

Jessica Maynard, Korbl Klimecki, Korbl Klimecki, and Jessica Maynard

December 4, 2013

Con- Jessica Maynard A research study done by The Associated Press showed that 7 percent of college athletes from 120 different athletic programs tested positive for steroids. It is widely known around the world that athletes use steroids in order to enhance their performance even when athletic leagues ban their use. Steroid use has been glorified f...

Thor the (surprisingly little time spent in the) Dark World

Thor the (surprisingly little time spent in the) Dark World

Korbl Klimecki and Korbl Klimecki

November 19, 2013

“Thor: the Dark World” picks up after the events of “Marvel’s: The Avengers” with Loki’s sentencing in Asgard. Odin throws him into the dungeons for the rest of time. With two years having passed since “Thor,” Jane Foster is making a very eighth-hearted attempt at moving on. Viewers find...

Rolling in the River City

ARC student Dirtie Hippie, center, in the Mar. 16 bout against the Silicon Valley Roller Girls Killabytes, has skated with the Sac City Rollers since August 2010.
Photo Courtesy of Terri Brindisi, Sac City Rollers

Korbl Klimecki, Brooke Purves, Korbl Klimecki, and Brooke Purves

November 13, 2013

By Korbl Klimecki and Brooke Purves Eight women on speed skates line up on the rink and two more push up behind them. Five wear blue tank tops, five wear red t-shirts--that’s where the similarities in their uniforms end. With a blow of the whistle, the skaters start moving, and the two with stars...

Trick or treating and scary movies, with adult flair

Trash Film Orgy is a late night film festival which celebrates classic cult, exploitation and horror movies with lobby games, “shenanigans,” and live stage shows.

Korbl Klimecki and Korbl Klimecki

November 12, 2013

For ten years, the haunted historic Crest Theatre in Sacramento has occasionally sounded with screams, cries, yells and laughter. Trash Film Orgy is an iconoclasm-fueled cult movie festival that manifests each summer, Halloween and Christmas. Fans convene on the Crest for schlocky horror movies; sexy,...

Photo of the Day: 11-8-13

(From left to right) Doug Conner, Jimmy Espinoza, Eric Chun, Rocky Silva, Julian Cunningham perform

Korbl Klimecki and Korbl Klimecki

November 8, 2013

(From left to right) Doug Conner, Jimmy Espinoza, Eric Chun, Rocky Silva, Julian Cunningham perform "Ain't No Sunshine" in the ARC Student Center. The students are part of Acoustic Cafe, an eclectic musical group which performs acoustic, hip hop, singer songwriter and drum covers of popular songs.

You will shiver with antici…(say it!) …pation!

You will shiver with antici…(say it!) …pation!

Korbl Klimecki and Korbl Klimecki

October 25, 2013

It was astounding. Time was fleeting. Madness truly took control. Green Valley Theatre presents their fifth production of Richard O’Brien’s “Rocky Horror Picture Show” (RHPS). After previous productions performed in the styles of Hammer Horror, Steampunk and Southern Gothic (think “Beautiful...

Don’t worry, this emergency is only a simulation

Don't worry, this emergency is only a simulation

Korbl Klimecki and Korbl Klimecki

October 18, 2013

Signs festooned the Health and Education Center alerting students to the possibility of distressing events. Cries and screams could echo from the small newly built wing. An ambulance could rush in. In the end, it was just a manikin that didn't take its insulin. [slideshow_deploy id='10419']

Democracy is dead, long live Democracy

Democracy is dead, long live democracy. (Illustration by Korbl Klimecki)

Korbl Klimecki and Korbl Klimecki

October 14, 2013

Republican Senator Ted Cruz spoke for 21 continuous hours Sept. 24 to 25 on the supposed evils of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), colloquially “Obamacare.” This was a pseudo-filibuster; he had to give way to the vote his attempt to extend a debate was supposed to delay or prevent. The reason Cruz...

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