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Marco Tabayoyon and Alec Hudson get ready for a final dress rehearsal on February 15, 2024. “Airness” will run from Feb. 16 until Feb. 25 in the ARC main theater. (Photo by William Forseth)

ARC’s production of “Airness” peeks into the lives of competitive air guitarists

Will Forseth, Staff Writer February 21, 2024

Aspirations of grandeur is a tune we could all rock out to. The American River College theater department’s rendition of “Airness,” playing in the ARC main theater until Feb. 25, was written by American...

Flowers help color the corner in American River College’s Student Center on February 9, 2024. (Photo by Shy Bell)

ARC’s floral sale brings more than flowers to students

Shy Bell, A&C Editor February 21, 2024

With the onset of spring comes the essence of creation, newness and revitalization. Trees begin to regrow, animals come out of hibernation and bugs scour the land in search of their next meal. Spring delivers...

American River College guard Jay Burgess shoots over a Santa Rosa Junior College defender during its game on February 13, 2024. (Photo by Chris Johnson)

ARC men’s basketball falls in a close battle against Santa Rosa

Chris Johnson, Staff Writer February 21, 2024

The American River College men’s basketball team lost a home game to Santa Rosa Junior College on Feb. 13 by a final score of 79-70, extending their current losing streak to three. A hard-fought battle...

American River College students were in front of the STEM Center offering voter registration and voting resources on campus from Feb. 12 to Feb. 15. (Photo by William Forseth)

ASB assists students with election process

William Forseth, Staff Writer February 16, 2024

On Feb.13, the American River College Associated Student Body set up a table outside of the STEM Center. At this table, people can go to register to vote or find resources to be more active in civic responsibility...

Parrish Geary, the former American River College dean of student engagement and completion, died at 46 in a car crash on Dec. 28. (Photo courtesy of Kaitlyn Collignon)

Former ARC dean dies in car crash

Elisha Chandra, Staff Writer February 11, 2024

Parrish Geary, the former dean of student engagement and completion at American River College, died at 46 after he was involved in a three-vehicle crash in Winnetka, California on Dec.28.  In addition...

Diana Ormanzhi’s surreal paintings on display at the James Kaneko Gallery at American River College through February 8 (Photo by Will Forseth)

Illusion of Sanctuary Art Gallery Premiers at James Kaneko Gallery

William Forseth, Staff Writer February 7, 2024

Nestled in one of the most unassuming corners of American River College’s main campus, behind the theater in what seems like a back alley suite covered in beige stucco, one can find the James Kaneko...

Kyle Kuzma, Tyus Jones, Matisse Thybulle and Jonathan Isaac are among the trade targets that make the most sense for the Sacramento Kings at the NBA trade deadline. (Photo Illustration by Joseph Bianchini)

The Sacramento Kings must make a move before the NBA trade deadline

Joseph Bianchini, Opinion Editor February 7, 2024

While the Sacramento Kings stand firmly in the middle of the Western Conference playoff picture, it is imperative for their front office to make a move prior to the NBA’s Feb. 8 trade deadline. It...

“Try That In a Small Town,” by Jason Aldean does no justice for country music. (Photo courtesy of BBR Music Group)

“Try That In a Small Town” is a cryptic condescension towards Black people

Shy Bell, A&C Editor December 14, 2023

Not too long ago, I was returning from the store down the street from my house. I was walking through my middle-class suburban neighborhood in Sacramento, California, when I peered to the left and something...

The new Los Rios Community College District chief of police would lead a police department responsible for American River College and three other colleges. (Photo by Joseph Bianchini)

LRCCD seeks to fill chief of police position

Shy Bell and Joseph Bianchini December 5, 2023

The Los Rios Community College District is currently searching for a new police chief following the retirement of Chief Larry Savidge this past summer. According to Gabe Ross, LRCCD chief strategies...

American River College’s jazz ensemble performance is a tribute to jazz musician Duke Ellington, while the jazz combos bring their own arrangements to the stage. (Photo courtesy of Robyn Eifertsen)

ARC showcases two jazz performances

Shy Bell, A&C Editor November 30, 2023

The spirit of jazz has come to embrace the American River College community just in time for the last stage of the fall semester. ARC will host two upcoming performances for students to show their talents...

Season two of “Loki” leaves viewers with their jaws dropped after every episode. (Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios)

“Loki” season two brings optimism for Marvel’s future

Joseph Bianchini, Opinion Editor November 28, 2023

In a time where it seems that Marvel has wasted a lot of good titles with subpar content filled with bad CGI and weird plot holes, season two of “Loki” is able to provide MCU fans with optimism for...

American River College dominated the court defeating Diablo Valley College in four sets on Nov. 8, 2023. (Photo by Shy Bell)

ARC’s women’s volleyball team crushes Diablo Valley College

Shy Bell, A&C Editor November 27, 2023

American River College’s women’s volleyball team prevailed against Diablo Valley College 3-1 on Nov. 8. In the somewhat crowded gym, family, friends and fans gathered for the last home match of...

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