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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

ARC Staff sick of lack of leave

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

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

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

ASB presents finance report and passes conference bills

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

Executive Leadership Team presented Education Master Plan to Student Senate

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

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

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

ASB senator walks out of board meeting

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

ASB allocates up to $15,000 for itself

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

ASB approves business card bill, preps for silent disco event

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...

ASB prepares for undocumented students week

ASB prepares for undocumented students week

Colin Bartley

October 9, 2019

The American River College Student Senate met Oct. 4 to prepare for Undocumented Students Week and to vote on the Winter Essentials for Students Bill F19-XX, which would allocate up to $1,000 to be spent on winter essentials like blankets and socks for students. The senate discussed how it would support Un...

ASB finds new way to advertise

ASB finds new way to advertise

Alexis Warren

September 20, 2019

The American River College Associated Student Body passed two bills, F19 and F19-06, at a meeting on Sept. 20. Bill F19, the Student Giveaways Bill, which allocates up to $1,000 for ASB to purchase school-related items for students attending ARC starting this fall. These items would possibly include: ...

ASB appoints new Senate Legislative Analyst

ASB appoints new Senate Legislative Analyst

Alexis Warren

September 19, 2019

The American River College Associated Student Body met Sept. 13 to swear in a new senate member, approve Bill F19-XX and confirm whether or not the spring Student Senate for California Community College (SSCCC) General Assembly should occur during the college spring break. In this meeting, the board appointed a new m...

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