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Students practice deciphering textbook graphics with the Science Success Center tutors. The center offers virtual one-on-one tutoring for students enrolled in at least one science course. (Photo via the ARC website)

Science Success Center offers tutoring for science study skills

Megan Wutzke, Staff Writer March 12, 2021

Students looking for help with their science classes can look into signing up for the Science Success Center at American River College. The Science Success Center offers virtual one-on-one tutoring for...

Environmental Studies major Julia Ackerman takes some time to study outside.

A Study Guide to Studying

Felix Oliveros September 21, 2018

Studying is a vital part of every student’s life, and most students spend more time on it than they’d probably like. Some have studying figured out, and some have tried time and time again to find...

American River College chemistry professor Brian Weissbart stands in his classroom on Sept. 5, 2017 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Brienna Edwards)

Chemistry professor re-ignites student’s passion for science

Brienna Edwards September 5, 2017

Students crowded a small lab room, leaning on the black counters as they tried to balance on rickety stools. Beakers and Bunsen burners were strewn across each workstation. Lab notebooks with scribbled...

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...

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