Senate ends semester with new expenses, t-shirt donations

ASB UPDATE 2

John Ferrannini, News Editor
December 4, 2014

At its last meeting of the semester, the Associated Student Body Student Senate voted in favor of spending up to $300 on new signage and to give away excess shirts to the St. John’s Program for Real Change, discussed their experiences at General Assembly and debated a resolution to honor an American... Read more »

ASB Notebook: CAEB President draws fire for transgender comment

John Ferrannini, News Editor
December 2, 2014

The president of the ASB Clubs and Events Board drew criticism for using a slur for transgender individuals during a board meeting. “Shoot our trannies,” said Jeremy Diefenbacher in what Dean of Student Development Manuel Perez says was a sarcastic joke. Diefenbacher made the comments after a CAEB... Read more »

Senate to spend $16,000 on back-to-school packets

ASB UPDATE 2

John Ferrannini, News Editor
December 2, 2014

At an abbreviated meeting on Nov. 25, the ASB student senate approved the use of up to $16,000 for back-to-school packets containing senate contact information, $750 for the purchase of scantrons, blue books and pencils for a finals week giveaway, and $500 to donate to the American River Review literary... Read more »

ARC Color Run postponed, CAEB director of activities says

ASB UPDATE 2

John Ferrannini, News Editor
December 2, 2014

The Clubs and Events Board was informed at their Tuesday meeting that a 5k color run at American River College planned for Dec. 6 has been rescheduled for Feb. 28. Director of Activities LeslieAnn Dameron found out it had been rescheduled while checking the website for the Color Run, which touts itself... Read more »

Senate Director of Communications juggles ASB and music

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John Ferrannini, News Editor
December 1, 2014

ASB Student Senate Director of Communications Katheryn White would like to see more textbooks in the library. “I definitely want to be able to take advantage of this and do something,” said White. “That is definitely something I had mentioned when running – doing something about books and... Read more »

Student government leaders sent home from General Assembly for substance incidents

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John Ferrannini, News Editor
November 25, 2014

Two high-ranking members of American River College’s student government were sent home early from the General Assembly for California Community College Student Senates for what Director of Public Relations Cameron Weaver said were incidents “regarding substances.” David Hylton, the director of... Read more »

Fierce: CAEB President’s transgender comment “should not have been said”

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John Ferrannini, News Editor
November 24, 2014

Associated Student Body Clubs and Events Board President Jeremy Diefenbacher has denied requests for interviews from the Current as students speak out in the wake of his use of the term “trannies” for transgender individuals at a board meeting. “Shoot our trannies,” Diefenbacher said at a CAEB... Read more »

CAEB President apologizes for remarks aimed at transgender people

ASB UPDATE 2

John Ferrannini, News Editor
November 18, 2014

Clubs and Events Board President Jeremy Diefenbacher apologized at Tuesdays meeting for an insensitive comment directed at transgender people. “‘Shoot our trannies’ is not what I meant,” said Diefenbacher. “At General Assembly, I asked how to better represent them. It is something that needs... Read more »

Senate poised to spend thousands giving students contact information

ASB UPDATE 2

John Ferrannini, News Editor
November 18, 2014

Student Senate is poised to spend up to $4,000 of student money printing customized folders to be placed on tables around the school containing the contact information of Senate members and local representatives, as well as a list of upcoming advocacy events. The folders will also contain a school map. ASB... Read more »

Former Folsom Lake VP denied Student Senate position

ASB UPDATE 2

John Ferrannini, News Editor
November 14, 2014

The former ASB Student Senate vice president for Folsom Lake College was denied a seat on the American River College Student Senate at a condensed meeting Thursday. Gerald Sturgill said that his presentation to the board could have been better. “They don’t have enough information,” Sturgill said.... Read more »

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