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A self-care package is a great gift to give this Christmas season if you’re on a budget. (Photo illustration by Madison Duong)

10 Christmas gift ideas on a college budget

Madison Duong, Feature/A&C Editor December 12, 2021

Christmas is upon us and that means many will gather with their loved ones to exchange gifts with each other. If you want to give gifts but are worried about finances, look no further and check out this...

The American River College Beaver Cares Team will host a second food drive this month for Thanksgiving, in the fall semester of 2021. (Photo via Unsplash)

ARC Beaver Cares team to host Thanksgiving food drive on Nov. 30

Madison Duong, Feature/A&C Editor November 27, 2021

The American River College Beaver Cares Team hosts a monthly food drive, but will also host an additional food drive this month to honor the Thanksgiving holiday. Valerie Adger, ARC’s student support...

Oli London, a British influencer and singer who is white paid thousands of dollars on cosmetic surgeries in an attempt to look like Korean pop star Jimin from BTS. London claims to be Korean and deceives the media and their followers by pretending to be someone they’re not. (Photo illustration by Madison Duong)

Asianfishing needs to stop

Madison Duong, Feature/A&C Editor November 19, 2021

Asianfishing is the act of a non-Asian person altering their appearance to look Asian. This can be done with the use of makeup, photo editing and pretending to be Asian online. Asianfishing needs to...

American River College department chair of hospitality, Brian Knirk says the culinary department is approaching the semester with an abundance of caution in fall 2021. (File Photo)

ARC’s culinary department rebuilds after partially returning to campus

Madison Duong, Feature/A&C Editor November 3, 2021

  Brian Knirk, the American River College department chair of hospitality says the culinary department is in a rebuilding year as it makes a slow return to campus after being affected by the COVID-19...

Making a spooky basket for a loved one is a fun, affordable and pandemic friendly way to celebrate Halloween this year in 2021. (Photo illustration by Madison Duong)

Five fun and easy pandemic friendly Halloween ideas

Madison Duong, Feature/A&C Editor October 27, 2021

Trying to find something fun and easy to do during Halloween? Here’s a list of five ideas you can try to get the most out of your socially distanced Halloween.  Carve a pumpkin  Carving pumpkins...

Having good mental, emotional and physical health is important, but balancing many things like school, work and a personal life all at once makes it harder to have that. (Photo via Unsplash)

Balancing work, school and a personal life is stressful

Madison Duong, Feature/A&C Editor October 21, 2021

We all have stressors in our life that make it feel harder to breathe and can negatively affect how we carry ourselves. This especially applies to people who are balancing school, work and personal life...

The Los Rios Community College District offers free parking for students who attend any LRCCD college campus in the fall  semester of 2021 and the spring semester of 2022. (Photo via iStock)

LRCCD offers students free parking

Madison Duong, Feature/A&C Editor October 14, 2021

The Los Rios Community College District has elected to give all LRCCD colleges free parking for students starting in the fall of 2021. According to Scott Crow, American River College’s communications...

Paul Hansen, American River College’s men’s soccer coach says the team is grateful to be playing again this season in the fall semester of 2021. (File Photo)

ARC men’s soccer team starts the season strong with a 5-1 record

Madison Duong, Feature/A&C Editor October 4, 2021

American River College’s men’s soccer team has been training face to face throughout summer and is now competing this fall. ARC men’s soccer coach Paul Hansen says the players are grateful to be...

Lisa Delgado, American River College’s softball coach says the softball team is fortunate to be back in the dirt this semester in the fall of 2021. (File photo)

ARC’s softball team is happy to be back on campus

Madison Duong, Staff Writer September 25, 2021

American River College’s softball team will make its return to campus on ground this semester after a year of social distance online learning. ARC softball coach Lisa Delgado says it has been great being...

American River College is hosting a workshop with SAFE Credit Union’s certified financial educator, Gina Richardson about mindfulness and money on Sept. 9 at 12:15 p.m. (Photo via Unsplash)

Upcoming ARC workshop helps students manage money

Madison Duong, Feature/A&C Editor September 8, 2021

American River College is partnering with SAFE Credit Union to host a “Mindfulness and Money” event for all students on Sept. 9 at 12:15 p.m. According to the ARC website’s Events page, the workshop...

ARC students who are members of the LGBTQIA+ community are encouraged to join the Los Rios Community College District-Wide Virtual Lavender Celebration. (Photo via the ARC Pride Center)

LRCCD hosts district wide virtual Lavender Graduation Celebration

Madison Duong, Staff Writer May 7, 2021

The Los Rios Community College District will hold a district-wide Lavender Graduation celebration for any students who identify as members of the LGBTQIA+ community. This celebration is for those who are...

After one year of ARC’s courses being fully online, the Los Rios Community College District has confirmed that ARC will function in both an online and on-ground environment for the fall 2021 semester. (Photo via Pixabay)

ARC students voice their feelings about the hybrid fall semester

Madison Duong, Staff Writer April 28, 2021

American River College students all feel differently as they ponder their thoughts on ARC confirming in an email that 2021’s fall semester will be in a hybrid setting. This means classes will be offered...

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