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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 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 allocates $5000 for senate training

ASB met on Aug. 30, 2019 to discuss three bills, American River College Student Senate President Aesha Abduljabbar addresses the senate and calls for a vote on a bill. (Photo by Josh Ghiorso)

Josh Ghiorso

September 16, 2019

The Student Senate met Aug. 30 to discuss the upcoming semester, introduce new members and pass three bills: the ASB Training Bill F19-XX, the Parliamentarian Consulting & Training Bill F19-XX, and the ASB Desktop Color Printer Bill F19-XX. The total cost of the bills would be $6,300. The first m...

ASB grants funds for Engineering Club

Secretary of the American River College Engineering Club, Jesbaam Sanchez advocates for a $2,500 grant at the Associated Student Body board meeting on behalf of the club on May 3, 2019.

Alexis Warren

May 8, 2019

As the end of the spring semester approaches, the American River College Associated Student Body held its second-to-last meeting on May 3. Discussions in this meeting included the urge for all Student Senate officers to finish the semester strong, a $2,500 grant request from the Engineering Club and t...

ASB talks on oath event

American River College Associated Student Body  vice president Juan Melesio supervises the ASB meeting on April 12, 2019 in the Student Center. ASB members discussed new summer program courses, updated student election results, and assigned a committee to help the transition for the current board. (Photo by Hameed Zargry)

Hameed Zargry

April 30, 2019

The American River College Associated Student Body met on April 12 to discuss new summer program courses, election results and to assign a committee to help transition new ASB board members into the current office on May 9. The meeting started under the supervision of ASB Vice President Juan Meles...

ASB will vote on air quality policy resolution at SSCC

Associated Student Body senators discuss resolutions at American River College on March 8, 2019, that will be voted on at the Student Senate for California Community Colleges spring 2019 General Assembly.

Ariel Caspar

March 18, 2019

The American River College Associated Student Body met March 8 to discuss voting possibilities for resolutions that will officially be voted on at the Student Senate for California  Community Colleges spring 2019 General Assembly, which will be held from April 5 to 7 at the McClennan Center. Du...

ASB discusses possible changes to meeting times

Director of Finance Dallas Vue adds notes to his agenda sheet at the Associated Student Body meeting at American River College on Feb. 22, 2019. (Photo by Alexis Warren)

Alexis Warren

February 26, 2019

The American River College Associated Student Body passed two bills regarding Lobby Day expenses and office materials on Feb. 22. Student Senate passed the Lobby Day bill, presented as Bill S19-XX, which grants the board up to $500 for Lobby Day expenses. ASB will lobby at the California State Ca...

Public comment brings affirmed names to ASB’s attention

Associated Student Body discusses future proposals to change transgender affirmed names on roll sheets on Feb. 8, 2019. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Ariel Caspar

February 12, 2019

The American River College Associated Student Body met on Friday to discuss spring semester funding, and plans for spending. Last semester, a motion, introduced by Senator Eduardo Anguiano on Jan. 29, was passed to allocate up to $1,000 to be spent on expenses for Club Days and events during the ...

ASB discusses new feminist center and more

President Rebeca Rico-Chavez and Parlamentarian Tamara Dunning listen in at the Student Body Senate meeting on Feb. 2 at American River College. (Photo by Gabe Carlos)

Gabe Carlos

February 6, 2019

The American River College Associated Student Body Senate held its first meeting of the spring 2019 semester on Feb. 2 to approve a new bill that will provide funds for healthy foods. Bill S19-01, written by Senator Laurie Jones, would allow ASB to donate $500 of healthy foods during finals for this...

Model U.N. receives funds at CAEB meeting for annual conference

File photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone.

Felix Oliveros

December 12, 2018

On Dec. 4, Associated Student Body Club and Events Board members and representatives unanimously agreed to grant American River College’s Model United Nations Club $300 to fund its trip to the Model United Nations of the Far West Intercollegiate Annual Session event, a conference they attend every ...

CAEB plans for Club Day

Student Senate and Clubs and Events President Rebeca Rico-Chavez, discuss with CAEB representatives about their activities and gathering weekly clubs reports at American River College on Oct. 30, 2018. (Photo by Hameed Zargry)

Hameed Zargry

November 6, 2018

The Associated Student Body Clubs and Events Board met Oct. 30 to announce event dates, take reports from clubs, and to encourage club representatives to participate on the meeting agendas. The CAEB meeting began with the announcement of Club Day by Student Senate President Rebeca Rico-Chavez. “I...

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