ARC ends academic year with annual commencement ceremony

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John Ferrannini, Managing editor
May 21, 2015

Hundreds of American River College students marked the end of their community college education Wednesday when they participated in the annual commencement ceremony at Beaver Stadium. The Class of 2015 includes 1,879 students, of whom 60 percent are women, according to ARC President Thomas Greene. “Every... Read more »

Homeless couple returns to ARC to take classes and collect recyclables

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John Ferrannini, Managing editor
May 12, 2015

As he carries around a white, plastic Hefty bag in the hot afternoon, Bill Cheely said people don’t look at him the same anymore. “It’s like, I was your neighbor,” said Bill. “People steal our shit. You are treated so differently without a house.” Bill and his wife, Denise, have been together... Read more »

Campus offers students alternative programs to transfer and obtain a degree

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Lena DoBynes, Copy editor
May 12, 2015

American River College is offering alternative programs that allow people to transfer or gain their associate degree in two years. The Accelerated College Education program, commonly known as ACE, and the Cohort to Transfer program were developed with the goal of helping students succeed in college. Both... Read more »

Senate board members now must undergo mandatory “Yes Means Yes” training

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Joseph Daniels, News editor
May 8, 2015

It was revealed that the Student Senate for California Community Colleges passed a resolution that will make it a mandatory requirement for SSCCC senators to pass a “Yes Means Yes” training before being able to hold an elected seat at the last Associated Student Body Senate board meeting for the... Read more »

CAEB welcomes its new adviser

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Joseph Daniels, News editor
May 6, 2015

The new Associated Student Body government adviser was introduced at the recent Clubs and Events Board during its last meeting for the semester. Juan Miguel Blanco is originally from the state of Washington, where he used to work at Skagit Valley College. Dean of Student Development Manuel Perez served... Read more »

ASB Notebook: Members of ASB attend General Assembly

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Joseph Daniels, News editor
May 4, 2015

Members of the Associated Student Body Student Senate attended the General Assembly for California Community College Student Senates last weekend. CAEB Director of Activities LeslieAnn Dameron was elected as a delegate to vote upon the behalf of Senate. She voted on her discretion on items that were... Read more »

The ASB Joint Budget Committee unable to meet, lacked quorum

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Joseph Daniels, News editor
May 1, 2015

The Associated Student Body Joint Budget Committee was unable to meet Thursday due to not having enough members to fulfill the requirement for a quorum. Clubs and Events Board President Diefenbacher said that he was not aware that there was a meeting, while Senate Director of Public Relations Cameron... Read more »

ARC to cut back on water use in response to the drought

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John Ferrannini, Managing editor
April 29, 2015

Students returning to American River College for the fall semester may notice grass that has turned brown and sidewalks that are dusty. All that is part of the Los Rios Community College District’s efforts to save water following Governor Jerry Brown’s April 1 executive order that curbs water use... Read more »

CAEB announces dance contest for May 15

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Joseph Daniels, News editor
April 29, 2015

An earlier version of this story falsely reported that the end-of-the-year banquet will be held on May 5. In fact, it will be held on May 15.  The Associated Student Body Clubs and Events Board announced a dance competition that will take place at the end-of-the-year banquet that they will be throwing... Read more »

Joint Budget Committee discusses funding for police call boxes, hand sanitizer

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Joseph Daniels, News editor
April 29, 2015

The Associated Student Body Joint Budget Committee discussed allocating funds to place blue police phone boxes at areas that had a history of violent crime, for instance, the Arcade Creek Trail, and a bill that will place hand sanitizers in computer labs at their meeting that took place directly before... Read more »

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