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Allan Thrall flips a tire that weighs 440 pounds. Thrall is the owner of Untamed Strength, a gym that specializes in strongman training.  (Photo by Bailey Carpenter)

Flipping tires

Timothy Lipuma May 5, 2016

The popular conception of athletes who compete in strongman events is that they are always men who have bulging muscles that invoke images of Arnold Schwarzenegger; the reality is that the type of person...

A whole cinnamon stick sits ready to be ground up for distillation. Students extracted the essential oil, cinnamaldehyde, from the sticks in their organic chemistry lab. (Photo by Timothy Lipuma)

Take this class: CHEM 420: Organic Chemistry

Timothy Lipuma April 25, 2016

In the mind of popular culture, chemistry is about toxic spills, television drug dramas and pollution. It’s not exactly the best reputation for a science to have, so it might be surprising to learn that...

Speaker Chuck Hunt explains Tritum during his presentation on ITER on March 30. 
(Photo by Matthew Nobert)

ARC professor presents on international fusion reactor

Timothy Lipuma April 1, 2016

Fusion energy, thermonuclear reactors and their impact on the future were the topic of a presentation given by former American River College professor Chuck Hunt on Wednesday. ITER, Latin for “the...

The importance of having mental health services on college campuses has increased drastically over the last few years. (Photo Illustration by Tracy Mapes)

Opinion: Mental health services are needed at ARC

Timothy Lipuma February 20, 2016

Mental health is a huge issue for students on college campuses across the nation, and even though institutions with on-campus mental health services show better graduation rates, American River College...

ARC Students (from right to left) Rhian Harris, Samantha Ara, Ariel Ryan and Josh Hooper practice their improv skills Sunday for auditions for American River Colleges production of Shakespeares The Tempest. The production will run from April.22 through May.1.
(Photo by Tyler M. Jackson)

ARC theater department begins ‘The Tempest’ auditions

Nicole Kesler and Timothy Lipuma January 28, 2016

By Nicole Kesler and Timothy Lipuma The American River College theater department began auditions for William Shakespeare’s 'The Tempest' on Sunday. Professor Tracy Martin Shearer is directing...

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