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A self-care package is a great gift to give this Christmas season if you’re on a budget. (Photo illustration by Madison Duong)

10 Christmas gift ideas on a college budget

Madison Duong, Feature/A&C Editor December 12, 2021

Christmas is upon us and that means many will gather with their loved ones to exchange gifts with each other. If you want to give gifts but are worried about finances, look no further and check out this...

 There are plenty of ways to donate during the holiday season; online, in person or through a phone call. (Photo via Freepik)

Five ways to give back for the holidays

Maya Barber, Staff Writer December 12, 2021

There are many ways to give back to the community this Christmas. Donating will make a social impact and encourage others to do the same. You will also be providing support to organizations and nonprofits...

Kwanzaa brings family and friends together through the lighting of one of seven candles everyday while celebrating with food, activities and learning about culture. (Photo via Freepik)

Kwanzaa needs more recognition as a holiday

Maya Barber, Staff Writer December 12, 2021

Kwanzaa needs to have more representation as a cultural holiday in media outlets along with respect for the culture it serves. Kwanzaa is traditionally celebrated from Dec. 26 through Jan. 1. It is...

Making a spooky basket for a loved one is a fun, affordable and pandemic friendly way to celebrate Halloween this year in 2021. (Photo illustration by Madison Duong)

Five fun and easy pandemic friendly Halloween ideas

Madison Duong, Feature/A&C Editor October 27, 2021

Trying to find something fun and easy to do during Halloween? Here’s a list of five ideas you can try to get the most out of your socially distanced Halloween.  Carve a pumpkin  Carving pumpkins...

October 31st marks another year of spooky costumes and candy.(Photo courtesy of Unsplash Photos).

Despite the ongoing pandemic, students and faculty are still celebrating Halloween

Mojané Tolvert, Staff Writer October 30, 2020

The pandemic has stopped many events and celebrations for people around the world. Despite new restrictions, that hasn’t stopped the students and faculty members of American River College from wanting...

Members of the American River College Concert Band perform Alleluia! Laudamus Te! by the neoclassical American composer Alfred Reed at the Holiday Solstice concert Monday. (Photo by John Ferranini)

ARC, community bands join for holiday concert

John Ferrannini December 8, 2015

Two American River College bands joined together with the Capitol City Community Band (CCCB) at the Holiday Solstice concert in ARC’s main theater late Monday. Ron Wainwright is the conductor of the...

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