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Explore the culture of Barcelona while getting credits

Flyers and handouts for the Barcelona study aborad program on display during a College Hour on Feb. 2, 2017 at ARC. The program takes place in Fall 2017 and applications are open now. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)
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,...

Opinion: Embrace the necessity of constructive conflict

Embrace the necessity of constructive conflict on campus. (illustration by Lidiya Grib)
February 7, 2017

Although most people prefer to avoid conflict, we must approach the semester with a different mindset in which we are willing to engage in constructive conflict with others, and especially ourselves. Conflict...

Opinion: High school classes don’t prepare students for college

There is not enough coordination between high schools and colleges, leading to many students not being adequately prepared for higher education. (Photo by John Ferrannini)
November 13, 2015

Every year, a college education becomes more of a necessity for most jobs, yet there doesn’t seem to be proper coordination between high schools and colleges to ensure success for students once they...

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