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Opinion: Technology is driving us into danger

Opinion: Technology is driving us into danger

Matthew Nobert May 9, 2016

As the world gets farther into the 21st century, the technology available becomes more a part of our everyday lives. It is now being integrated into our vehicles, as if distracted driving weren’t already...

Kodi Nelson works on his 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX on Feb. 23 2016. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Fast cars and gearheads

Matthew Nobert May 9, 2016

For most people, cars are just another machine that brings them from point A to point B, and on the way there it tries to take every dollar out of their wallet. However, there is so much more behind these...

American River College right fielder Cade Parker hits the ball during a game vs Sacramento City College on April 21 2016 at American River College. ARC lost by the final score of 7-3. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Inconsistent season leaves ARC’s baseball team’s out of playoffs

Matthew Nobert May 3, 2016

American River College’s baseball team started off the season with hopes of making the playoffs, but ended up having a sub .500 season and finishing with a 15-21 overall record. “The goal is always...

Construction of the entrance to the new American River College soccer stadium. The stadium will be completed in the the fall of 2016 and will seat 1000. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

ARC’s soccer program will see a big upgrade with new 1,000 capacity stadium

Matthew Nobert April 26, 2016

American River College’s soccer program will be getting a huge upgrade in their playing field for the upcoming season, with the construction of a new 1,000 capacity soccer stadium. The stadium will...

Police talk to local residents at the site of a shooting in Natomas on April 18, 2016.The shooting injured one man and caused the lockdown of nearby Merryhill Preschool. (Photo by Joe Padilla)

Neighborhood shooting in Natomas causes the lockdown of a nearby preschool

Matthew Nobert and Nicole Kesler April 18, 2016

Story by Nicole Kesler An altercation broke out between two men in a Natomas home around 10 a.m. Monday, leaving one with multiple gunshot wounds and causing a lockdown of nearby Merryhill Preschool...

American River College men's tennis player Alex Meliuk looks to return the ball during one of his matches at the NorCal Semifinals against Chabot on April 12, 2016 at American River College. Meliuk left Belarus at age 19 to come to the United States for more opportunities. (Photo by Matthew Nobert)

Belarus under-16 men’s national tennis champion comes to play for ARC

Matthew Nobert April 15, 2016

The trip from Belarus to Sacramento is over 5,000 miles, and American River College tennis player Alex Meliuk made that trip last year to start a new life in the United States and create more opportunities...

Some college students might feel like they don't have time for the gym, but they might perform better in the classroom if they took some time to regularly exercise. (Illustration by Allante Morris)

Opinion: Strengthening your body strengthens your brain

Matthew Nobert April 11, 2016

Exercise is one of the most beneficial things that you can do to stimulate and strengthen your brain. For college students, these benefits can carry over to the classroom, but the number of college students...

All the attending retirees of the American River College retitrement reception pose for a group photo with ARC president Greene on March 31. (Photo by Matthew Nobert)

Retiring ARC faculty and staff honored

Matthew Nobert April 5, 2016

American River College has more than just its students moving on the next chapters of their lives. On Thursday, ARC president Thomas Greene hosted a reception for those faculty and staff members that...

American River College men's tennis player TJ Aukland jumps up to return the ball during practice on Mar. 30, 2016 at ARC. The team will be traveling to Santa Rosa this Thursday for the BIG 8 North Conference Tournament. (Photo by Matthew Nobert)

Men’s Tennis aims for Big 8 conference sweep

Matthew Nobert March 30, 2016

American River College’s men’s tennis team is preparing to close out the regular season with the BIG 8 North Conference Tournament this Thursday in Santa Rosa, California. These will be the last...

American River College pitcher Tommy Balmain throws a pitch during a game at Sierra College on March 3, 2016. ARC won 8-4. (Photo by Itzin Alpizar)

ARC baseball pulls a Big 8 win against Sierra

Matthew Nobert March 6, 2016

American River College’s baseball team started off March with a strong win against Sierra College 8-4, but both players and coaches still think there are some areas that can be improved on before going...

Buying textbooks online is becoming a much better option than buying them at a physical bookstore. (Photo by Timon Barkley)

Opinion: Buying books online is better than at the bookstore

Matthew Nobert February 2, 2016

The battle between getting your books at the campus bookstore or ordering through websites, for student’s money, happens at the start of every semester, but if students want to save a money and not get...

ARC outfielder Justin Jordan flies through the air while being tagged at home by the West Valley College catcher on Jan.28, 2016 at American River College in Sacramento Calif.The game was ARC's season opener, hosing West Valley College where ARC ended up losing 7-6. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

ARC baseball loses its season opener 7-6 to West Valley College

Matthew Nobert January 30, 2016

American River College’s baseball season started off with a close game against West Valley College that came down to the final innings when WVC hit a line drive through the shortstop and second base...

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