ASB Senate postpones Rock the Vote Bill

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Joseph Daniels, News editor
March 27, 2015

After a contentious and disorderly discussion Thursday, the Associated Student Body Student Senate postponed a bill to fund a program that would encourage participation in next month’s elections. The Rock the Vote event is to encourage students to not only vote for the upcoming general elections, but... Read more »

ASB election candidates announced

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Joseph Daniels, News editor
March 27, 2015

The Center for Leadership and Development announced yesterday the candidates for the Associated Student Body general elections to be held on April 14 and 15. ASB Student Senate Director of Activities Garrett Kegel will be running against Sen. David Hylton for the position of ASB Student Senate president. Justin... Read more »

Sacramento mace-attacker unable to appear in court for the second day in a row

Travis Lanning, seen here posing with the mace that he used to attack a woman and her dog Monday, posted numerous similar photos to his public Facebook account two weeks before the incident.

Kameron Schmid, Editor in chief
March 26, 2015

For the second day in a row, Travis Lanning, the Sacramento man who brutally attacked a woman and her dog with a medieval-styled mace Monday morning, was unable to appear in court due to a psychotic episode. The court bailiff said that Lanning’s mental state made him unsafe to transfer from the main... Read more »

Breaking News: Court date for mace attacker postponed due to ‘psychotic episode’

Travis Lanning, seen here posing with the mace that he used to attack a woman and her dog Monday, posted numerous similar photos to his public Facebook account two weeks before the incident.

Kameron Schmid, Editor-in-chief
March 25, 2015

Travis Lanning, the Sacramento man who attacked a woman and her dog with a medieval-style mace on Monday morning, was scheduled to make his first court appearance on Wednesday afternoon, but was unable to be transferred to the courtroom due to a psychotic episode. Sgt. Lisa Bowman of the sheriff’s... Read more »

Breaking News: Sacramento mace-attacker is a former ARC student

Travis Lanning, seen here posing with the mace that he used to attack a woman and her dog Monday, posted numerous similar photos to his public Facebook account two weeks before the incident.

Kameron Schmid, Editor-in-chief
March 24, 2015

A former American River College student was arrested for attacking a woman and her dog with a medieval morningstar-styled mace near Auburn Blvd. and Garfield Ave. on Monday morning. The suspect, Travis Lanning, posted images of the mace on Facebook two weeks prior to the attack. “I’d just walk... Read more »

ASB Notebook: Accusations flare at ASB Senate meeting as elections draw near

ASB UPDATE 2

Joseph Daniels, News editor
March 24, 2015

Sen. David Hylton accused Sen. Garrett Kegel of having an ulterior motive for proposing the bill that enforces term limits on Associated Student Body Student Senate members as elections quickly approaches. According to Robert’s Rules of Order, a person who voted for the bill must be the one to motion... Read more »

Nobel Prize winner Carol Greider speaks to the Current

Kameron Schmid, Editor-in-chief
March 24, 2015

Video Credit: Bryce Fraser Carol Greider, a Nobel Prize winner in Medicine or Physiology, spoke to students at American River College Monday while visiting campus. Greider’s mother was a professor at ARC in 1967.

Mother of slapping petitioner speaks out after son’s conviction

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John Ferrannini, Managing Editor
March 20, 2015

Larisa Postelnyak said that when her son was convicted of first-degree murder yesterday, she wasn’t allowed to be in the courtroom. “I haven’t eaten anything, I don’t know how long,” Larisa said. “He’s not a monster. Maybe we still have a chance for him to come out alive when I’m... Read more »

Nobel laureate visits ARC to remember her mother, a former professor

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Kameron Schmid, Editor-in-chief
March 20, 2015

Nobel laureate and Johns Hopkins professor Carol Greider wasn’t sure if she’d ever stepped foot on American River College’s main campus before Monday. The only time she’d had a reason to was in 1967, when her mother was in her first year as a botany professor at ARC. Tragically, Jean Foley Greider’s... Read more »

Students inspired by Nobel laureate’s presentation

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Miranda Bolar and Meredith Durham, Staff
March 20, 2015

Carol Greider, a 2009 Nobel laureate in Physiology or Medicine spoke at four different events on campus to discuss her discoveries and ongoing research regarding telomeres and telomerase. Two of the events was held at American River College’s theater, while others were held in the science department. She... Read more »

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