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Sewing Guild Scholarship winner and fashion major, Madison Thielke, is dreaming of becoming a fashion journalist and traveling around the world. (Photo courtesy of American River College)

Sewing guild scholarship winner: Madison Thielke

Athena Acevedo, Feature Editor April 23, 2021

American River College fashion major Madison Thielke has been interested in the fashion industry since childhood and is now being awarded with a scholarship from the  Sacramento Chapter of the American...

American River College fashion major Claudia Godinez hopes to one day own her own plus-sized clothing company to better serve customers.(Photo courtesy of American River College)

Sewing guild scholarship winner: Claudia Godinez

Athena Acevedo, Feature Editor April 19, 2021

American River College fashion major and Claudia Godinez is hoping to use new scholarship funding to start her own fashionable clothing line for plus-size women. Godinez won a $500 scholarship from...

ARC fashion department has adapted to the virtual setting during the pandemic to keep the show going on. (Photo illustration by Emily Mello)

The show must go on

Emily Mello, Photo Editor December 9, 2020

  After the American River College campus shut down in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the fashion department struggled with its online transition because the majority of its activities and...

The American River College fashion department has begun to make masks for local hospitals and other groups (Photo courtesy of pixbay.com)

ARC fashion department designs masks to help the community combat COVID-19.

Dylan Lillie, Staff writer May 18, 2020

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, protective face masks have become an important resource for people. However, due to shortages across the world, they haven’t been the easiest thing to find.  This...

Models walk the runway in the Student Center during the finale of the 18th annual fashion show “Homogany” put on by the American River College fashion department on May 4th, 2019. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

‘Homagony’ brings high fashion to ARC

Irene Jacobs May 8, 2019

A large grassy “H” stretched down the runway, on either side of which seats quickly filled as the clock ticked closer to showtime. A hush fell over the crowd as an introduction video began to play,...

Model Eyona Young walks for the designers of this year’s fashion show, who will select models based on how well they believe they suit their collection. (Photo by Irene Jacobs)

Casting call brings hopeful models for this year’s fashion show

Irene Jacobs March 7, 2019

American River College’s fashion department held a model casting call on Friday, Feb. 22, inviting people of all genders, shapes, and sizes to audition for the annual fashion show that will be held later...

Dress forms are being stored in Arts and Science Room 105, where the Fashion Promotions class works to organize the fashion show, and where the model call will be held on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. (Photo by Irene Jacobs)

Fashion Department to hold model call

Irene Jacobs February 21, 2019

American River College fashion students will hold a model call on Friday for the 18th annual ARC Fashion Show. The casting process will run from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Room 105 in the Arts and Science...

Sepideh Hassanis design The Velvety Mountains reflects her heritage and the use of Iranian embelishments. (photo by Lidiya Grib)

Fashion show embodies diversity

Lidiya Grib May 10, 2017

On May 5, the fashion department at American River College presented its diverse Annual Fashion Show, "Fluent" where a diverse body of fashion students created varying and unique garments that represent...

A student designer works on pieces for her collection for this springs fashion show on Feb. 10. (photo by Allante Morris)

ARC fashion department to hold model casting

Sharriyona Platt March 3, 2016

A model casting is being held for American River College’s annual fashion show on March 11 in the Arts and Science building. The casting will run from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in room 105. ARC’s...

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