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Reiko Nagumo (left) speaks about her experience living in Japanese internment camps during WWII with Lester Ouchida (right) to ARC students in Reaf 160 on Nov. 22, 2016. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

The internment of Japanese Americans retold by survivors

Robert Hansen November 23, 2016

Lester Ouchida and Reiko Nagumo were young children when they and their families were forced from their homes and relocated to remote locations of Arizona and Wyoming because America was at war with Japan. These...

Dr. Wesley Frey, director of UC Davis McClellan Nuclear Research Center, speaks to ARC students on Oct. 26. Dr. Frey talked about the health effects of the radioactive plume released from the Fukushima Power Plant in March 2011. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Nuclear scientist: Nuclear disaster shouldn’t ruin your beach vacation

Robert Hansen October 27, 2016

Wesley Frey, director of the UC Davis McClellan Nuclear Research Center, discussed the human health effects of the radioactive plume released from the Fukushima power plant that exploded in 2011, to a...

A  recycle station  and a trashcan both near the Student Center on Oct. 13. A recent audit by sustainability at ARC found the campus could not meet the goal of 75 percent diversion by the year 2020. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

ARC could do more to recycle

Robert Hansen October 13, 2016

A sample of American River College’s diversion rates reveal the campus is below the mandated goals per AB 75 and AB 341 which are designed to help meet California’s recycling goal of 75 percent by...

Clubs and Events Board President Justin Nicholson (left) with vice president Mary Stedman (right) listen to the board discuss the theme for next semesters Murder Mystery Dinner at the Oct.11 meeting.  (Photo by Robert Hansen)

CAEB decides on roaring ’20s theme for murder mystery dinner

Robert Hansen October 13, 2016

The American River College Clubs and Events Board (CAEB) agreed on a roaring ’20s theme for the Murder Mystery Dinner at today’s meeting. The Murder Mystery Dinner is an interactive comedy show...

American River Coleege student Senate president Valencia Scott (left) with Justin Nicholson (center) and Alejandra Hilbert (right) gives hear opening message at the October 6, 2016 meeting. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Student senate discusses food pantry to fight student hunger

John Ennis October 7, 2016

The student senate of American River College discussed ways to create a student-led food pantry to deal with the issue of food insecurity among students on campus at Thursday’s meeting. Student hunger...

Comedian Jack Gallagher speaks about autism by sharing his experience as a father with a son who has autism to a group of educators in Community Rooms 1-4 at American River College on September 23, 2016. Gallagher's son Liam, who has autism, is 21 and attends Sacramento City College (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Comedian recounts raising a son with autism

Robert Hansen September 26, 2016

Comedian Jack Gallagher gave an emotional speech, laced with humor, about his experience as a parent with a son who has autism to a group of educators and counselors at American River College (ARC) on...

Carlos Reyes, Dean of behavioral & social science, discusses trends of millennial and generation y students at a College Hour in Raef Hall 160 on Sept, 20, 2016. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Defining Generation Z

Claire Bathory September 22, 2016

For the incoming class of 2020, the Clinton and Bush families have always campaigned for something major. Vladimir Putin will always be, in power overseas, eBay will always be an online swap-meet, and...

Professor Julie Blaney (right) gives her proposal for creating a Certified Nurse Assistant & Home Health Aid department separate from the Nursing Department to the board of the American River College Academic Senate as President Gray Aguilar (left) reads the proposal at their September 8, 2016 meeting. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Academic Senate supports proposal of new department, listens to struggling departments

Robert Hansen September 11, 2016

The Academic Senate of American River College heard the head of the nursing department, professor Julie Blaney, make her case for creating a Certified Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aide(CNA/HHA) department...

Senate President Valencia Scott (left) discusses the fomation of the judiciary committee as Justin Nicholson listens and Laurie Jones waits to be called on at the first senate meeting of the fall semester on Sept. 1. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Senate discusses possible renovations to lactation room

John Ennis and John Ennis September 6, 2016

A previous version of this article stated that the ASB was considering creating a lactation room. The lactation room already exists, the ASB was considering renovations to it. The previous version also...

Supporters of Donald Trump stand in line and wait for a rally event in Sacramento, California on June 1, 2016. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Photo Gallery: Donald Trump in Sacramento

Mack Ervin III June 2, 2016

Presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump's campaign made their first stop in Sacramento on June 1, holding a rally event at the Sacramento International Jet Center which drew nearly 5,000 supporters. The...

Kevin Bell (left) and Brigid Bell (right) sit on Bonney field at Cal Expo waiting for Bernie Sanders to give his speech at his

Young voters bring their parents to hear Sanders

Robert Hansen May 10, 2016

In the crowd of thousands waiting in the bleachers and on the lawn for Bernie Sanders to speak at his rally in Sacramento on Monday, many young voters came out with their parents to hear the presidential...

In spite of the fact that it is now possible for people to buy marijuana from a clinic, there are still some who rather get their product from the black market. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Up in smoke: the last days of the ban on marijuana

Robert Hansen May 9, 2016

Army veteran Nick House began smoking marijuana in high school with friends, then quit when he joined the military at age 21. After returning from the army, he quickly acquired a cannabis card. Weed...

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