The American River Current

Opinion: Teachers should spice up the classroom

New York Times best-selling author Jay Heinrichs speaks to speech 302 students via Skype. (Photo by John Ennis)

Jared Smith

March 16, 2017

  Imagine being able to ask the author of your textbook anything you wanted. Speech professor David Austin recently organized a Skype call between Jay Heinrichs, author of his student’s textbook, “Thank You for Arguing,” and the students themselves. They had many questions and the resulting...

Students skype best-selling author

New York Times best-selling author Jay Heinrichs speaks to speech 302 students via Skype. (Photo by John Ennis)

Jared Smith

March 7, 2017

Laughter and questions, that’s not always what makes up your traditional class, but that was what ensued when students had the chance to speak with the New-York Times best-selling author of their textbook, Jay Heinrichs. Heinrichs, the New York Times best-selling author of the textbook, “Thank You f...

Edward Snowden skypes with ACP students

Edward Snowden skypes with journalism students at the Associated Collegiate Press conference in Washington D.C. on Oct. 22. (Photo by Cheyenne Drury)

Cheyenne Drury

October 26, 2016

In 2013 Edward Snowden became one of the most loved and hated men in America when he copied thousands of classified government documents and exposed numerous global surveillance programs. He claims he did it to serve public interest. He skyped with nearly two thousand journalism students at the na...

Former ARC student arrested on charges involving child pornography and extortion

Actor and former ARC student Christian Brian Hirtzel (standing right) rehearsing for ARC's production of Young Frankenstein. Hirtzel was found guilty on four counts relating to sexual extortion and will be sentenced on August 2. (File Photo)

Jordan Schauberger

March 1, 2016

A former American River College student and actor in several ARC theater productions was arrested Jan. 22 on six felony charges including distribution of child pornography and extortion, according to a report made by the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department. Christian Brian Hirtzel, who attended ARC fr...

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