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 Counselor Jennifer Scalzi-Pesola helps ARC student with questions about spring registration. (Photo by Brandon Nelson)

Priority registration is a mixed bag for students

Sam Urrea and Sam Urrea December 18, 2013

Registering for classes is necessary to attend school. The more classes a student can attain, the bigger the reward both academically, and in some cases, financially. The process varies for everyone however,...

Bila Kintaudi, 22, juggles with a soccer ball on campus. Kintaudi plays his favorite sport during winter break. (Photo by Sam Urrea)

Winter break plans differ for American River College students and staff

Sam Urrea and Sam Urrea December 18, 2013

December break is a time for students to sleep late, catch up with friends and forget about the stress of school, but this is not the case for everyone. At American River College, students and professors...

Some ARC students continue to get their favorite cold beverages from Starbucks despite the cold temperatures. (Photo by Sam Urrea)

Cold drinks in the cold at American River College

Sam Urrea and Sam Urrea December 18, 2013

A popular spot among students and staff, Starbucks coffee’s loyal customers never seem to miss a day. Such commitment leads some people to stick with their preferred drinks even in these times of cold...

Men’s soccer booted from playoffs

Sam Urrea and Sam Urrea December 17, 2013

The American River College men’s soccer team ended its season with a high-scoring 5-3 loss to Foothill Community College in the state championship’s second-round playoff on Nov. 26. The third-ranked...

Superstitions are just a part of the game

Sam Urrea and Sam Urrea December 17, 2013

Michael Jordan, arguably one of the most famous athletes of all time, was an extremely superstitious person. According to ABC News, Jordan wore his University of North Carolina shorts under his uniform...

Floral design major student Emily Olmsted works on one of her projects in the main campus' student center. (Photo by Sam Urrea)

Photo of the Day, Pt. 2

Sam Urrea and Sam Urrea December 12, 2013

Floral design major student Emily Olmsted works on one of her projects in the main campus' student center.

Students react to Obamacare

Sam Urrea and Sam Urrea December 3, 2013

Obamacare has been a big topic of debate among Americans since President Barack Obama signed the act on March 23, 2010. The case is no different on the American River College campus. Since the start...

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Athlete friendships boost team spirit

Sam Urrea and Sam Urrea November 7, 2013

Team spirit is an influential asset to any sports team. Those last minute goals, eye-catching touchdowns or powerful spikes could not be done without the endurance and hard work of every single player,...

Health center availability atrophies

Health center availability atrophies

Sam Urrea and Sam Urrea October 25, 2013

Since the American River College’s permanent nurse resigned in March of this year, students and staff have started to feel the effects of not having health services provided. The health center, located...

Public bathrooms and the personal hygiene nightmare

Sam Urrea, Cintia Lopez, Cintia Lopez, and Sam Urrea October 14, 2013

A look at the ARC student bathrooms By Sam Urrea and Cintia Lopez Running late to class, you look to use a campus restroom in attempt to avoid having to get up during instruction time. Unfortunately,...

ARC athletes sport jobs

Sam Urrea and Sam Urrea September 27, 2013

Dealing with academics at the same time as playing a sport can drain the energy out of some students, leaving them mentally and physically exhausted. Nevertheless, there are others who find the time...

Commuting to different campuses a costly routine

Sam Urrea and Sam Urrea September 18, 2013

With the number of classes being reduced due to California’s budget cuts, many ARC students are forced to commute to sister campuses to complete a full schedule, incurring time conflict and costly expenses.          ...

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