ASB Student Senate takes positions on General Assembly resolutions

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Joseph Daniels, News editor
April 24, 2015

The Associated Student Body Student Senate voted Thursday on a series of resolutions that will be considered at the General Assembly for the Student Senate for California Community Colleges next weekend. Among the resolutions is one that would make it mandatory for SSCCC members to participate in mandatory... Read more »

School district offers violence intervention and prevention training

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Joseph Daniels, News editor
April 23, 2015

Los Rios students received an email Tuesday stating that students will be provided an online training course that covers violence intervention and prevention training. One in five students experience sexual assault on a college campus, and 95 percent of campus rapes are unreported, according to a survey... Read more »

Mace attacker awaits court date

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Kameron Schmid, Editor-in-chief
April 21, 2015

A former American River College student who brutally attacked a woman and her dog with a medieval morningstar-styled mace in the early hours of March 23 is now being charged with attempted murder, but has yet to appear in court due to “psychotic episodes.” Travis Lanning has missed all four of his... Read more »

Military sexual trauma survivor still haunted by her memories

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Joseph Daniels, News editor
April 20, 2015

Update: The previous version said that Tamara Dunning said she was sexually assaulted three months into her boot camp training, however, she was already out of boot camp when her alleged attack took place.  She had been 18 years old for just three months when she said she was attacked and sexually... Read more »

Slapping petitioner sentenced for murder

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John Ferrannini, Managing editor
April 20, 2015

The man arrested last March for slapping an American River College student on campus was sentenced to 50 years to life in prison Friday, according to the Sacramento Bee. Pavel Postelnyak, 24, was convicted last month in the first-degree murder of Anthony Johnson, who was shot on May 18. Postelnyak worked... Read more »

ARC student said she was shot during road rage incident

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John Ferrannini, Managing editor
April 17, 2015

An earlier version of this story falsely reported that Ashlyn Jackson said she was shot with a shotgun. In fact, she believes it was a 9mm handgun. Ashlyn Jackson was scared to walk again for the first time after she was shot in the legs on the night of April 5. “I was really scared, probably because... Read more »

Senate donates funds so other schools can attend General Assembly

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Joseph Daniels, News editor
April 17, 2015

The Associated Student Body Student Senate passed a bill Thursday to donate funds to the Student Senate for California Community Colleges, with the recommendation that those funds be given to Woodland Community College and Lake Tahoe Community College so those schools can attend General Assembly. ARC... Read more »

ASB Sen. Garrett Kegel elected Student Senate president

Left, Club and Event Board Whip Justin Nicholson ran unopposed for the Club and Event Board president position in the Associated Student Board general election.

Joseph Daniels, News editor
April 16, 2015

Update April 20, 2015, 1:26 p.m.: This post had been updated to include quotes by David Hylton, who ran against Garrett Kegel for ASB Student Senate President. Update April 17, 2015, 3:17 p.m.: This post had been updated to include quotes by Cameron Weaver and Laurie Jones, candidates for Los Rios Student... Read more »

ASB boards tackle Club Day, elections

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Alex Panasenko, Staff
April 15, 2015

This week’s elections and the upcoming Club Day were among the biggest topics discussed at the Associated Student Body Student Senate and Clubs and Events Board meetings Tuesday. Tamara Dunning, who is acting as ASB Student Senate president, discussed the Rock the Vote events that are taking place... Read more »

Survey heralds possible changes to campus smoking policy

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John Ferrannini, Managing editor
April 14, 2015

If a new student at American River College does not notice the curly, thin streams of tobacco smoke drifting into the open air in front of Davies Hall or in the Rose Marks quad, they probably notice the crushed cigarette butts that pockmark the hallways. But after a nine-day online survey of students,... Read more »

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