Students gather from around the state at March in March protest


Meredith Durham, Staff writer
March 4, 2015

The smell of marijuana and the sounds of sirens and drum beats were heavy in the air as about one hundred protesters assembled at the capitol for the annual March in March rally Monday. Coordinated by the Student Senate for California Community Colleges, the March in March is an annual demonstration... Read more »

Student government leaders march on the capitol


John Ferrannini, Managing editor
March 2, 2015

Associated Student Body Clubs and Events Board President Jeremy Diefenbacher was one of dozens of community college students from across the state marching in the midday sun in downtown Sacramento Monday. “After $17,000, there should be a couple of Red Bulls,” he said. “I’m tired.” The marchers... Read more »

CAEB decides on Alien vs. Beaver theme for upcoming club day


Noor Abasi, Staff writer
February 27, 2015

The Clubs and Events Board meeting Tuesday officially voted on the theme of the March 19 club day: Alien vs. Beaver. Alien vs. Beaver was one of the themes that was being discussed for the space-themed club day. Club day will be March 19 with an unofficial spending limit that cannot exceed $500. According... Read more »

Two high-ranking members of ASB student government resign


Joseph Daniels, News Editor
February 27, 2015

An earlier version of this story falsely reported that David Hylton had resigned from the ASB Student Senate. In fact, he remains on the Senate having only resigned his director of activities position. Two high-ranking members of the Associated Student Body Student Senate resigned from their positions... Read more »

Deadline for graduation around the corner


Miranda Bolar, Staff writer
February 27, 2015

The deadline for students to submit their petitions for graduation and certificate(s) is quickly approaching, and counselors and students are working together to ensure students meet all the requirements necessary to walk across the stage in May. Sigrid Menarg, a counselor on campus, said of the due... Read more »

No censure planned for Diefenbacher, says ASB chief


John Ferrannini, Managing Editor
February 25, 2015

Answers are not forthcoming from members of the American River College student government about one of their own after an alleged incident “regarding substances” at a school trip last November. After Jeremy Diefenbacher, president of the Associated Student Body Clubs and Events Board, and David Hylton,... Read more »

ASB Notebook: Senate Director of Activities calls ‘B—S—‘ on $5000 budget increase


John Ferrannini, Managing editor
February 24, 2015

The ASB Student Senate director of activities stormed out of a board meeting Thursday after losing a vote. David Hylton, who was instrumental in the creation of a task force to plan American River College’s participation in the March in March, was opposed to increasing the budget for ARC’s participation... Read more »

Guardian Angels patrol high-crime trail


John Ferrannini, Managing editor
February 23, 2015

Flashlights pierced the dim illumination of Sunday’s dusk over the still, cold creek. The sound of boots ruffling leaves could soon be heard, and if the many trees had eyes they could see a brigade of red berets marching two by two. The six men and one woman underneath those berets are members of the... Read more »

Former homeless drug addicts speak about Street Soccer USA


Cheyenne Drury, Staff writer
February 23, 2015

She grew up playing every sport imaginable. By her early twenties, she began using methamphetamines, which led to a number of visits to the hospital, serving time in jail, being cut off from her parents and losing the custody of her daughter. American River College student Sarah Chambers entered a rehabilitation... Read more »

CAEB plans next month’s outer space club day


John Ferrannini, Managing Editor
February 20, 2015

Thursday’s abbreviated meeting of the Clubs and Events Board included information on the upcoming color run at American River College and planning of next month’s club day. The 5k color run originally scheduled for Feb. 28 has been moved to Apr. 18. CAEB Director of Activities LeslieAnn Dameron said... Read more »

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