Senate and Joint Budget Committee discuss spending

ASB UPDATE 2

Thomas Santos, Staff Writer
October 20, 2014

The Student Senate meeting on Thursday, Oct. 16 had ran in tandem with a meeting of the Joint Budget Committee. The JBC held a discussion relating to money that funds clubs, General Assembly costs, and other student related activities that pertain to the school. The JBC has postponed by-law discussions... Read more »

ARC blood drive turns away gay student

Emily Rabasto, Managing Editor
October 16, 2014

An ARC student was turned away during the most recent on-campus blood drive due to his sexual orientation and history. Patrick O’Reilly has been comfortable with his sexuality for only a few years, and says he feels devastated after being turned away from the blood drive at American River College after... Read more »

Upcoming Club Day discussed at CAEB meeting

ASB UPDATE 2

Thomas Santos, Staff Writer
October 16, 2014

The Clubs and Events Board meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 14 had a rocky start, as clubs are trying to figure out what they can and cannot do during the upcoming Club Day at the end of this month. Latinos Unidas Club President Jose Rubio had some choice words for the board, expressing his concerns over what... Read more »

Clery Report reveals crime statistics

John Ferrannini, News Editor
October 14, 2014

Most criminal offenses, arrests, and judicial referrals at American River College reported on the annual Clery Report went down or remained the same in 2013. But there are concerns as to the report’s relevance and American River College President Thomas Greene convenes a group of administrators to... Read more »

Attempted robbery thwarted near ARC Friday

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John Ferrannini, News Editor
October 11, 2014

An attempted robbery took place near American River College Friday evening. Friday at 6:14 p.m. a student on Myrtle Avenue was asked by a couple if they could borrow the student’s phone to make a phone call. When the woman of the couple completed the phone call, the couple drove away with the student’s... Read more »

Interim Vice President of Student Services oversees changes

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John Ferrannini, News Editor
October 10, 2014

Jeffrey Stephenson took over the position of Vice President of Student Services from Pam Walker at the beginning of the Fall 2014 semester. “Big shoes to fill is what I would say,” Stephenson said. “It’s very difficult to fill those shoes because she definitely left a very positive print on the... Read more »

Election forum educates students on upcoming races

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John Ferrannini, News Editor
October 10, 2014

A forum on the general elections to be held on Tuesday, Nov. 4 was held in Raef Hall. “Gearing up for the General Election” was put on by political science professors Tressa Tabares, Alana Jeydel, and Cynthia Unmack. Tabares began by discussing which offices are up for election this November, which... Read more »

Student activities discussed at Student Senate meeting

ASB UPDATE 2

Thomas Santos, Staff Writer
October 10, 2014

The Associated Student Body Student Senate meeting on Thursday, Oct. 9 was highlighted by the visit of the Umoja Club which presented a slide show of last year’s Historical Black College and Universities Conference. The presentation showcased keynote speakers, mentioned a fashion show of student made... Read more »

Are professors prepared?

Barbara Harvey, Editor-in-Chief
October 9, 2014

When asked if he feels prepared to deal with violence in the classroom, ESL professor Paul Bracco seemed unsure. “Prepared? I think physically I feel relatively prepared, and maybe instinctually, but as far as there are certain protocols I need to follow or certain things I need to know, I probably... Read more »

Los Rios colleges have “no plans” to give bachelor’s degrees

John Ferrannini, News Editor
October 9, 2014

The Los Rios Community College District is reportedly not interested in seeking to offer baccalaureate degree programs, although Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill last month allowing up to 15 California Community Colleges to launch such programs in some vocational fields. Mitchel Benson, the Associate Vice... Read more »

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