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Unchecked thinking can lead to mental and emotional overload. (Photo Illustration by Gina Gangursky)

Mental quietude can give us the answers we seek

Gina Gangursky, Staff Writer November 29, 2022

Knowledge is, and always has been, the coin of the realm. We send children to school with the hope that, with care and attention, we will see them graduate. We lean on experts to help us solve society’s...

Deemed the worst year ever 2020 was a tough time for everyone, due to climate catastrophes, the COVID-19 pandemic, police brutality, and more. (Photo via pixabay)

Recapping the “worst year ever”: 2020

Madison Duong, Staff Writer February 11, 2021

Looking back on the year 2020, there seems to have been more bad than good. There’s a long list of horrible things that happened in 2020, everything from natural disasters, devastating diseases, social...

Hundreds of people gather at the California State Capitol to protest climate chnage on Sept. 20, 2019.

What the Green New Deal could mean for ARC

Oden Taylor September 25, 2019

With next year's presidential election rapidly approaching and global temperatures climbing on a yearly basis, questions about the effects and prevention of climate change are rising as well. What humanity...

Students commute by bus to arrive at American River College while some leave campus on Dec. 11, 2018. Using public transportation is one of the many ways to help reduce emissions. (Photo by Hameed Zargry)

How can students help to save the climate?

Hameed Zargry December 13, 2018

Climate change is one of the biggest controversial debates among experts and politicians these days. The debate has become a hotter topic among college students after experts recently shared concerns,...

Geology Professor Glenn Jaecks delivers a speech on climate change during a college hour on Nov. 16. (Photo by John Ennis)

Professor gives ARC recommendations to combat climate change

John Ennis November 20, 2017

On Nov. 16, geology professor Glenn Jaecks gave a lecture during college hour about adapting locally and regionally to the effects of climate change, as well as what we can do to minimize its impact on...

Steve Running, who earned his doctorate in forest ecophysiology, answers questions from students and faculty following a lecture on the effects on climate change and new developments in energy in Raef Hall at American River College on April 21, 2016. Running was part of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

A member of a Nobel Peace Prize winning panel came to ARC to discuss climate change

Jordan Schauberger April 22, 2016

“If we wreck the Earth we can’t simply off load to Mars. It will not work. So, we have to save this planet,” said Steve Running, who was a board member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...

The bottom of Folsom Lake, pictured here in January 2014, was drastically low after four years of drought. The 2016 El Nino has helped Folsom Lake begin recovering, along with other lakes and waterways in California. (File Photo)

Opinion: El Nino won’t solve the drought

Robert Hansen March 11, 2016

This past winter, El Nino provided California with much needed rain that filled its lakes and sent snow to stockpile in the Sierra Nevada mountains. But just because California is seeing rainfall,...

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