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Soles of Hip-Hop workshop explores fashion and music

Soles of Hip-Hop workshop explores fashion and music

Anthony Barnes

March 14, 2019

Have you ever wondered why people stand in long lines for hours just for a chance to get the latest pair of shoes? Have you ever noticed the look of anguish on a student’s face when they realize that they scuffed their $200 pair of shoes? Student Life Supervisor Brett Sawyer will lead Soles of Hip-Hop,...

Two clubs at ARC come together for a common goal

Two clubs at ARC come together for a common goal

Christian Sutton

October 25, 2018

American River College’s National Alliance for Mental Illness chapter joined the Life is Worth the Walk (LWW) club to debut a new website for mental health and community resources at a college hour on October 18. Peg Scott, professor of psychology at ARC and advisor for NAMI on Campus, led the college h...

New website for mental health resources to debut at College Hour

New website for mental health resources to debut at College Hour

Christian Sutton

October 12, 2018

The American Psychological Association reports that as of 2013, 95 percent of college counseling center directors say the number of students with significant psychological problems is a growing concern. The National Alliance for Mental Illness chapter at American River College and the Life is Worth the Wa...

ARC offers LGBTQ+ ally training

ARC offers LGBTQ+ ally training

Christian Sutton

October 1, 2018

American River College hosted a college hour on how to be an LGBTQ+ ally on Sept. 20, where students, staff and faculty learned accurate terminology, respectful communication and protective policies surrounding the LGBTQ+ community on campus.   The college hour covered the terms, definitions, and identities ...

ARC faculty honored at celebration of excellence

ARC faculty honored at celebration of excellence

Tracy Holmes

February 7, 2018

On Jan. 25, Christina Wagner, an assistant at the Center for Teaching and Learning Center, hosted a Celebration of Excellence Awards Ceremony to honor four American River College faculty members in the CTL conference room. While accepting the ARC Diversity & Equity Award, Rod Agbunag, who is from...

ARC to host college hour about studying abroad

ARC to host college hour about studying abroad

Alondra Botello

January 31, 2018

American River College students interested in studying abroad will have an opportunity to spend a semester in Florence or London this year. An informational meeting will be held this Thursday in Raef Hall 160 from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Students will learn more about completing college credits...

Letter to the editor: Reply to ‘Q&A with a German Survivor of World War II’ from Ingrid Radke-Azvedo

Letter to the editor: Reply to ‘Q&A with a German Survivor of World War II’ from Ingrid Radke-Azvedo

November 28, 2017

Dear Mr. [Luis Gael] Jimenez, I would like to thank you very much for the outstanding coverage you gave me in the Feature coverage of the "The Current" newspaper.  When we met for our interview it seemed like we were being rushed a bit to make the planned Agenda and I wasn't sure that you got anything...

Professor gives ARC recommendations to combat climate change

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 campus. "Human behavior, predominantly burning fossil fuels, but other things too like deforest...

ARC professor gives insight into “Underground Railroad”

ARC professor gives insight into “Underground Railroad”

Jared Smith

March 29, 2017

A reading of the New York Times bestselling book, “Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead was held for college hour on March 23. American River College history professor Rudy Pearson lead the lecture, who discussed and analyzed the book for its historical value. The college hour was hosted by ...

‘Prostitution is not funny’

‘Prostitution is not funny’

Cheyenne Drury

March 13, 2017

‘Prostitution is not funny’ was the theme stressed at Thursday’s college hour with ARC professor Lois Ann Abraham’s reading of her novel “Tina Goes to Heaven,” in Raef Hall. In the book, Tina, the protagonist, tells the story with sudden shifts in point of view, which Abraham said is ...

Explore the culture of Barcelona while getting credits

Explore the culture of Barcelona while getting credits

T.J. Martinez

February 7, 2017

During ARC’s College Hour, which was held February 2, professor Steve James shared information in regards to the college’s study abroad program in Barcelona, Spain.                        James, an environmental and conservation biology professor, has been with the program for two ...

ARC presents Study Abroad college hour

ARC presents Study Abroad college hour

Cierra Quintana

November 28, 2016

ARC and UNITE hosted “Study Abroad” located in Raef Hall on Thursday. The program opened up with William Wrightson, the head director of Study Abroad. Study Abroad was introduced to Los Rios in 1991, when Sac City had the first opportunity to experience the program.   The program offers...

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