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Oracle Park in San Francisco, the stadium where Barry Bonds broke the single-season home run record in 2001. (Photo by Jonathan Plazola)

Aaron Judge makes history but Barry Bonds should still be considered the home run king

Jonathan Plazola, Staff Writer October 20, 2022

Aaron Judge hit his 62 home run of the year on Oct. 4 at Globe Life Field in Arlington, TX. The home run broke an American League record that stood for 61 years when Roger Maris did it, which many consider...

 Whether it be television or social media, propaganda is found everywhere during times of war. (Photo by Pinho via Unsplash)

Propaganda can change a nation’s path—the Russian attack of Ukraine exemplifies this fight

Jaqueline Ruvalcaba, Staff Writer May 16, 2022

Nationalism has made war and propaganda inescapably related and technology has made it even more complicated. In countries like Russia and North Korea, pro-government propaganda is weaved into every widely...

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones discussed truth, history and “The 1619 Project” at Cosumnes River College’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Signature Event on Jan. 26, 2022. (Screenshot by Jahson Nahal)

Nikole Hannah-Jones headlines CRC’s inaugural MLK Day event

Jahson Nahal, Sports Editor February 11, 2022

Cosumnes River College hosted its inaugural Martin Luther King Jr. Day Signature Event on Jan. 26, which discussed the importance of truth, history and “The 1619 Project.” The event featured speaker...

Khalid El - Hakim is the founder and curator of the Black History 101 mobile museum. He has been traveling all over the U.S and exposed the artifacts at the Student Center at American River College on Feb.13 , 2020. (Photo by Emily Mello)

ARC celebrates Black History with educational events

Clifton Bullock February 24, 2020

Black History Month is an annual celebration that highlights the accomplishments, successes, trials and obstacles of prominent African-Americans throughout U.S. and world history.  When Carter G. Woodson...

Ricardo Caton, history professor at American River College, teaches students about the history and heritage of different Latin American cultures and history. (Photo by Brandon Zamora)

History professor teaches on the importance of Latin American cultures and history

Brandon Zamora November 27, 2019

When it comes to history, it can be considered one of the most boring subjects to learn about and many students may just want to take any regular history class to just be done with it. American River College...

American River College history professor Rudy Pearson reads a passage from Colson Whitehead’s novel “Underground Railroad” during a College Hour on March 23, 2017. The novel details a slave girl’s life and escape from a Georgia plantation. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

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...

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)

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,...

ARC history professor Abigail Feely speaks at the Rosa Parks celebratory presentation at American River College in Sacramento, California on Feb.11. The Rosa Parks celebration was a college hour event celebrating Rosa Parks day and black history month. (Photo by Allante Morris)

ARC celebrates Rosa Parks’ life and legacy

Sharriyona Platt February 16, 2016

American River College history professors Abigail Feely and Camille Leonhardt celebrated the life and legacy of Rosa Parks during college hour on Thursday. Their presentations consisted of poems, book...

American River Colleges Center for Teaching and Learning at American River College is organizing a celebratory presentation on the life and legacy of Rosa Parks in celebration of African American history month and Rosa Parks Day. (Photo courtesy of Abigail Feely)

ARC plans Rosa Parks celebration

Sharriyona Platt January 30, 2016

The Center for Teaching and Learning at American River College is organizing a celebratory presentation on the life and legacy of Rosa Parks in celebration of African American history month and Rosa Parks...

Slides at the study abroad college hour by American River College History professor Bill Wrightson and Psychology professor Mark Stewart. Wrightson talked about the History class he taught in Florence and the different places the group traveled and Stewart talked about the Psychology class he taught in London and the different museums, theaters and the places around London the group visited on Nov. 12. (Photo by Emily Thompson)

Study Abroad opens opportunities for Summer

Ashley Nanfria November 13, 2015

Study abroad opportunities to London, England and Florence, Italy for the summer 2016 were discussed at college hour on Thursday. American River College History and Psychology professors Bill Wrightson...

Professor Craig Smith lectures to his summer Introduction to Art History class. Students in the class learn the basics of expressionism and its role in the art world. (Photo by Nicholas Corey)

Take This Class: ARTH 300: Introduction to Art History

ARTH 300: Introduction to Art History helps students to see art in the context of different cultures, past and present. The class, taught by professor Craig Smith, also informs students about the different...

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