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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
May 1, 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...

Students concerned about noisy elevators

Students concerned about noisy elevators
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...

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.
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...

Head to Head: Steroids in sports

Head to Head: Steroids in sports
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...

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

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

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
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...

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.
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...

Photo of the Day: 11-8-13

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

Zombie Train Photo Gallery

With the zombie virus fully affecting her, Blue Iiz attacks riders from inside the train. The actress and makeup artist transforms herself into a bloody zombie within minutes. (Photo by Korbl Klimecki)
November 7, 2013

Photos by Emily K. Rabasto and Korbl Klimecki

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

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

Don’t worry, this emergency is only a simulation

Don't worry, this emergency is only a simulation
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...

Democracy is dead, long live Democracy

Democracy is dead, long live democracy. (Illustration by 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...

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