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Pie your professor for Pi Day

The STEM Center will celebrate Pi Day with indoor and outdoor activities, including a “Pie Your Professor” fundraiser, put on by the Women in STEM Club on March 14, 2019. (Photo illustration by Alexis Warren)

Alexis Warren

March 13, 2019

Math geeks come together annually on March 14 in celebration of “Pi Day,” because of its significance in the mathematics community for being a never ending constant. The mathematical celebrations that happen on Pi Day often include simply eating pie, but this year American River College Scienc...

Pi Day festival at ARC

Pi Day art at ARC's Pi Day event on March 14, 2017. (Photo by John Ennis)

Mychael Jones

March 16, 2017

On March 14, American River College hosted its annual “Pi Day” festival, which included pie eating contests, a reciting of the 3.14 numerical sequence, puzzles and a vote for the best art project. The date March 14 is associated with “Pi Day” because the irrational number pi has its first...

ARC celebrates Pi Day 2016

Garey Hollenbeck, Math Club President at American River College participated in the pie eating and won on March 14, 2016.  (Photo by Bailey Carpenter)

Sharriyona Platt

March 16, 2016

The mathematics department at American River College celebrated Pi Day on Monday with an art contest, pie eating contest, games and a Pi digit reciting contest. Students and faculty gathered in the Liberal Arts area near Davies Hall to participate in the event. Mathematics professor Rocio Owens...

ARC to hold a Pi Day event

Students line up for a slice of pie at last years Pi Day, March 12, 2014. (Photo by Alexander Panasenko)

Sharriyona Platt

March 11, 2016

In celebration of Pi Day 2016, the American River College mathematics department is hosting an event that includes an art contest, games, pie eating contest, and a Pi digit reciting competition. The event will be held March 14 from 12:26 p.m. to 2:38 p.m. in the Liberal Arts area near Davies Hall...

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