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ASB meetings will remain online through the fall semester

Since the Los Rios Community College District made the decision to transfer all American River College operations to online, the Associated Student Body has not been able to meet in person, but is still continuing to meet through Zoom. (file photo)

Brandon Zamora, Opinion Editor

September 14, 2020

With the campus at American River College closed off to nearly all staff and students this semester, the members of the Associated Student Body needed to change the way they handle their meetings that they would normally have on school grounds. While the group hasn't updated their page on ARC’s...

HomeBase provides new path to guidance

Each personalized HomeBase can be found under the “Courses” tab in Canvas. From there, students can connect with coaches and counselors to receive the guidance they need to succeed.

Nick Subia

September 14, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, American River College’s administration and faculty have decided to implement an innovative, interactive solution for students who are struggling with the shift to online learning.   Among the numerous recent procedural changes, ARC has adopted informative, v...

ASB appoints new director, creates independent website

American River College's Student Senate president Naomi Dasari explains the new independently-operated ARC Associated Student Body website during the meeting on Sep. 4, 2020.

Athena Acevedo, Staff Writer

September 12, 2020

By Athena Acevedo [email protected] The American River College Associated Student Body Senate met Sept. 4 for the second meeting of the semester. The new director of activities, Amaan Shafia, was sworn in and updates on various projects the senate introduced this summer were addressed....

ASB to postpone future meetings until further notice

ASB to postpone future meetings until further notice

Brandon Zamora

March 17, 2020

  The Associated Student Body (ASB) meetings at American River College have been postponed due to the district-wide closure of all Los Rios colleges, according to an email from Brett Sawyer, faculty advisor for ASB. As of right now, ASB has not confirmed details on what its exact plans are mov...

ARC Staff sick of lack of leave

Sociology Professor Jeff Sacha at the first Los Rios Campaign for Family Leave meeting at American River College introducing the leave issues on Jan. 29, 2020.  (Photo by Bram Martinez)

Bram Martinez

February 20, 2020

Jeff Sacha, a full time sociology professor, and Sara Smith, history professor, at American River College, want to start their own families. However, the maternal/paternal leave for faculty in the Los Rios Community College District is a single day.  In comparison, the California Teachers Association...

ASB welcomes newest senate member, approves up to $13,300 on multiple bills

American River College Associated Student Body president Aesha Abduljabbar swears in newest senate member, Ross Kolesnikov at a Student Senate meeting on Feb. 7, 2020. (Photo by Brandon Zamora)

Brandon Zamora

February 13, 2020

The American River College Associated Student Body Senate met on Feb. 7 to discuss multiple bills, including the ARC Promo Team Bill, which was approved. The senate also swore in its newest member.  Before ASB discussed the bills, they swore in new senator, Ross Kolesnikov. Kolesnikov said he is hopi...

ASB presents finance report and passes conference bills

Director of Finance Sha Toyia Anderson (left) presented the Finance Report for the Associated Student Body's fall 2019 semester to the rest of the ASB Student Senate on Dec. 6, 2019. (Photo by Jack Harris)

Jack Harris

December 12, 2019

The American River College Associated Student Body passed a number of bills funding conferences at the Dec. 6 Student Senate meeting. Director of Finance Sha Toyia Anderson presented the ASB Finance Report for the fall 2019 semester. Anderson’s report outlined spending goals and concerns for ASB...

Executive Leadership Team presented Education Master Plan to Student Senate

Associate Vice President of Workforce Development Frank Kobayashi, American River College student Joshua Harris and District Academic Senate President Gary Aguilar (from left to right) presented ARC’s new Educational Master Plan at the Associated Student Body Senate meeting on Nov. 22, 2019. (Photo by Brandon Zamora)

Jack Harris

December 6, 2019

Members of the American River College Executive Leadership Team (ELT) presented the college’s new Educational Master Plan at the Associated Student Body Student Senate meeting on Nov. 22.  During the meeting, ASB also passed bills to pay for ASB-related parking, and to send students and faculty...

ASB approves $6,000 bill for ARC’s Model United Nations Club

The American River College Associated Student Body met on Nov. 15 to pass a new bill which would allow funding for ARC’s Model United Nations club’s conference trip to San Francisco, CA in 2020.  (Photo by Brandon Zamora)

Brandon Zamora

November 20, 2019

The American River College Associated Student Body Senate met Nov. 15, to vote on the ARC Model United Nations Funding Bill.  This was the main, and for the most part only, topic that ASB discussed in their meeting. The bill allows the senate to grant ARC’s Model United Nations Club $6,000 to cover ...

ASB senator walks out of board meeting

Senator Alexxandria Paige walked out of the ASB meeting after citing insufficient training, at American River College on Nov. 1, 2019. (Photo by Jack Harris)

Jack Harris

November 12, 2019

A student senator left the American River College Associated Student Body meeting on Nov. 1, after highlighting issues on senators’ education of procedures and practices. Additionally, ASB discussed several issues including missed deadlines and amending bills.  Senator Alexxandria Paige walked out after c...

ASB allocates up to $15,000 for itself

(From left to right) Senator Desireé Rodriguez, Jacob Couch and Fang Liu listen before voting on Bill F19-XX, which will reallocate $15,000 for the Senate registration,  at American River College on Oct. 11, 2019.

Josh Ghiorso

October 28, 2019

The American River College Associated Student Body met Oct. 11 to swear in a new senator and discuss a new bill, the Circle of Change Bill F19-XX, that would allow up to $15,000 to be reallocated for Senate Registration. They also met to discuss and possibly take action on creating student inclusion t...

ASB approves business card bill, preps for silent disco event

The American River College Associated Student Body met on Oct. 18 to pass two new bills regarding business cards for the student senate members and the upcoming silent disco event on campus for all students to attend. (Photo by Brandon Zamora)

Brandon Zamora

October 22, 2019

The American River College Associated Student Body Senate met Oct. 18 to vote on two bills regarding business cards for the senate members, a silent disco event on campus and new topics for future board meetings. The first bill the board passed was the Senate Bill F19 - XX, the business cards bill...

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