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Davina Escalante, ARC player during the Conference Final match, on April 5. Instead of worrying about whether their opponent will be truthful, players should focus on giving it their all during the game. (Photo courtesy by Rain Barron)

During a college tennis match the absence of referees can be a problem

Carla Montaruli, Opinion & Social Media Editor May 11, 2023

In college, tennis players must serve as their own referees during a match. It is hard to think of reasons why this has not been fixed yet. As a college tennis player myself, sometimes I found this...

American River College will offer a study abroad program in Spain during the Fall 2023 semester. Barcelona, Spains second-largest city, will be the place students can experience their studies. (Photo by Carla Montaruli )

ARC offers ‘study abroad’ program for fall 2023

Carla Montaruli, Social Media and Opinion Editor May 4, 2023

American River College is offering a study abroad program in Spain for fall 2023, through the Northern California Study Abroad Consortium. Students will have the opportunity to travel to Barcelona and...

Lou Biaz, American River College assistant football coach, uses football to share essential values that can be both helpful for athletes careers and outside of the field. (Photo by Carla Montaruli)

Coach Lou Biaz shares important life lessons with his athletes through football

Carla Montaruli, Opinion Editor April 23, 2023

Lou Biaz coaches young athletes at American River College, keeping in mind the same values he shares in his household with his family by pushing athletes to reach their best potential to get to the next...

In-person learning is increasing among students and the American River College campus is coming back to life. (Photo by Shy Bell)

Enrollment has increased at ARC since the spring 2022 semester

Carla Montaruli and Shy Bell April 21, 2023

Enrollment is back up at American River College and the number of in-person classes has increased, even as the continuation of online courses has allowed fraudulent enrollment to persist.  The data...

Carson Lowden, American River College volleyball coach, helps women grow as athletes, through her knowledge and passion (Photo courtesy by Carson Lowden).

Coach Carson Lowden helps women strive for success with the volleyball program

Carla Montaruli, Staff Writer March 9, 2023

Carson Lowden's coaching career started long before American River College. After getting a bachelor's degree in exercise science and a master’s degree in kinesiology, she took a job as an assistant...

Beaver Cares will offer a food distribution for American River College students struggling with basic needs. (Photo by Carla Montaruli).

Beaver food pantry helps ARC students struggling with basic needs

Carla Montaruli, Social Media and Opinion Editor February 20, 2023

American River College offers several services through the Beavers Cares Center, such as resources for food and housing. The Center is located in the Welcome and Support Center on campus.  One such...

Maneskin, with the new album “Rush!,” has established a distinct identity and unmistakable style. (Photo courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment Italy)

Review: Maneskin defines the band’s dimension with the new album “Rush!”

Carla Montaruli, Opinion Editor February 13, 2023

Maneskin, the popular Italian rock band, released a new album “Rush!” on Jan. 20. With this album, they want to establish the band's dimension and distinct and unmistakable identity.  The success...

The new Netflix documentary series, “Break Point,” released on Jan. 13, depicts both the competitive and human sides of tennis. (Photo courtesy of Netflix)

Review: “Break Point” depicts the competitive lives and emotions that the most successful tennis players experience

Carla Montaruli, Opinion Editor February 3, 2023

“Break Point,” directed by James Gay-Rees and Paul Martin, was released on Jan. 13, and is streaming on Netflix. The docu-series gives spectators a chance to find out what makes tennis exciting, and...

Understanding nutritional needs can help ARC athletes perform better. (Photo via Adobe Stock)

Learning about nutritional needs helps ARC’s athletes improve performance

Carla Montaruli, Staff Writer December 15, 2022

Learning about nutritional needs can help American River College’s athletes improve their performance. That’s why athletes need the support of the school to learn what they should eat and drink to...

After beating Laney College 43-21, the American River College football team travels to the NCFC Championship to play San Mateo College on Dec. 3 (Photo by Carla Montaruli)

ARC football team advance to the NCFC Championship

Carla Montaruli, Staff Writer December 1, 2022

American River College moved to the Northern California Football Conference Championship, after defeating Laney College 43-21 on Nov. 26 in Oakland.  The Beavers were focused and ready to achieve the...

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