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R.A.D book club hosts Doctor Who college hour

American River College professor Paulo Afonso talks to the audience during a college hour focused on the science behind the BBC show Dr. Who on Mar. 10. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)
March 12, 2016

"The Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who", written by Simon Guerrier and Dr. Marek Kukula, was picked by the R.A.D (Reading Across the Disciplines) book club to be the focus of their college hour. Paulo...

Senate pays six-month-old Aramark bill

Director of Communications Tami Dunning reads the Senate agenda for Thursday's meeting. The board was unable to complete an agenda item to pay a six-year-old Aramark bill, so they held a special meeting on Friday and payed the outstanding balance in full. (Photo by Robert Hansen)
February 5, 2016

American River College’s Student Senate passed a bill to pay $1,241 to Aramark for catering the 2015 Fall Leadership Summit, during a special meeting Friday. Senate called the special meeting because...

Transgender student’s search for acceptance leads her to ARC

Regina Drake, a transgender ARC student, holds up a letter from her doctor recommending her for sex reassignment surgery. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)
January 14, 2016

At the Trinity Cathedral in Sacramento during a candlelight vigil, Regina Drake, a transgender American River College student, read the obituary of a 25-year old transgender woman from Brazil who was killed...

Student Senate begins discussion on proposed LGBT pride center on campus

Sen. James Cortright discusses a resolution in support of a proposed LGBT pride center on campus at Thursday's meeting of the Student Senate (Photo by Jordan Schauberger).
November 6, 2015

The Associated Student Body Student Senate entered discussion on supporting the potential creation of a pride center for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) students on campus. The resolution,...

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