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Senate president defends trustee’s Holocaust comments

Acting ASB Student Senate President David Hylton defended Los Rios Student Trustee Cameron Weaver's remarks on the Holocaust during an interview with the Current on Friday. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

October 2, 2015

During a 38-minute interview with the Current on Friday, acting Student Senate President David Hylton defended Student Trustee Cameron Weaver’s skepticism about the Holocaust and spoke at length about the conflict between Israel and Palestine, saying that Israel is “killing innocents.” Hylton...

ASB President on resignation: “They do not care about us”

Sam Kinsey, left, and Garrett Kegel resigned their positions Wednesday as ASB Student Senate vice president and president respectively, according to ASB adviser Juan Miguel Blanco. (Photo by Matthew Wilke)

John Ferrannini and Jordan Schauberger

October 2, 2015

By John Ferrannini and Jordan Schauberger Former Associated Student Body Student Senate President Garrett Kegel sent an email to the Current Friday in which he made serious allegations against the American River College administration and ASB adviser Juan Miguel Blanco while discussing the reasons for...

Former Student Senate president gives no reason for abrupt resignation

Sen. Kevin Phan, left, is sworn into the Student Senate at Thursday's meeting by David Hylton, who is acting as Senate president following the unexpected resignation of Garrett Kegel. (Photo by Joseph Daniels)

Jordan Schauberger

October 1, 2015

Former Associated Student Body Student Senate President Garrett Kegel, who unexpectedly resigned Wednesday, did not give a reason for his sudden resignation during Thursday’s ASB meeting. Former vice president Sam Kinsey, who also resigned from his position as Wednesday, gave a short speech to the...

ASB Notebook: Boards discuss campus safety

Former Vice President Sam Kinsey, left, then-Sen. David Hylton, center, and former President Garrett Kegel discuss the wording of a bill to be voted on during the Student Senate meeting on Sept. 17th. Student safety on campus has been a major topic of discussion during the Student Senate meetings.  
(Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

October 1, 2015

Both Associated Student Body (ASB) boards spent the last two weeks discussing student safety on campus. The Student Senate discussed a resolution that responds to the 138 reported crimes on campus between January and March 2015. The resolution calls for education on crime and sexual assault prevention,...

Audio of interview with Student Trustee Cameron Weaver

Cameron Weaver speaks at the candidate forums during the student elections of the spring 2015 semester. Weaver, who was elected as Los Rios student trustee, recently cast doubt on the historical account of the Holocaust and said that being a conspiracy theorist is

Barbara Harvey

September 30, 2015

Watch the video below for portions of the hour-long interview with Los Rios Student Trustee Cameron Weaver on Sept. 16 in which he cast doubt on the historical accounts of the Holocaust and the Sept. 11 attacks.  

CAEB reflects on Club Day and plans for future events

CAEB President Justin Nicholson, Vice President Mary Stedman and Director of Communication Bruce Rand applaud the success of last week’s Club Day during CAEB’s Tuesday meeting at ARC.
(Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

September 30, 2015

The Clubs and Events Board (CAEB) discussed the success and failures of last week’s Club Day and planned next month’s Club day for most of its meeting Tuesday. CAEB President Justin Nicholson commended all of the clubs for their participation and noted that this year they seemed more involved. ...

ASB members express support for Trustee ‘skeptical’ of the Holocaust

Students respond to Student Trustee Cameron Weaver's,(Left), Holocaust skepticism made in an interview with The Current Sept. 16.  Students share varying levels of support, outrage and ambiguity for Weaver's comments. (File Photo)

John Ferrannini, Barbara Harvey, and Jordan Schauberger

September 30, 2015

By John Ferrannini, Jordan Schauberger and Barbara Harvey Members of the Associated Student Body student government have expressed support for embattled Los Rios Student Trustee Cameron Weaver after he expressed doubt about historical accounts of the Holocaust, the Sept. 11 attacks and his opinions...

ASB Senate President, Vice President resign

Sam Kinsey, left, and Garrett Kegel resigned their positions Wednesday as ASB Student Senate vice president and president respectively, according to ASB adviser Juan Miguel Blanco. (Photo by Matthew Wilke)

Jordan Schauberger

September 30, 2015

Associated Student Body Adviser Juan Miguel Blanco has confirmed that Garrett Kegel and Sam Kinsey have resigned today as ASB Student Senate president and vice president respectively. There is no reason being made public at this time as to why they have resigned. Sen. Tamara Dunning said that there may be ...

CAEB puts finishing touches on club day

President Justin Nicholson, Vice President Mary Stedman and board member James Cortwight listen to students discuss the upcoming club day at the most recent Clubs and Events Board meeting Tuesday. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

September 23, 2015

The Clubs and Events Board spent much of its Tuesday meeting preparing for Thursday’s first club day of the semester. In a busy day for the Associated Student Body (ASB), the Clubs and Events Board (CAEB) meeting followed directly after Student Senate on Tuesday. “Good luck everyone,” said CAE...

Student Senate furthers discussions on safety

Sen. Tamara Dunning raises her hand to ask a questions during Student Senate’s discussion on campus safety Tuesday. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

September 23, 2015

The Associated Student Body Student Senate Tuesday discussed student safety and member conduct during meetings and allocated $300 toward sending its board members to the Fall Leadership Summit. Student Senate President Garrett Kegel opened up a very tense meeting on Tuesday by addressing the rece...

Student trustee ‘skeptical’ about Holocaust

Cameron Weaver speaks at the candidate forums during the student elections of the spring 2015 semester. Weaver, who was elected as Los Rios student trustee, recently cast doubt on the historical account of the Holocaust and said that being a conspiracy theorist is

John Ferrannini and Barbara Harvey

September 18, 2015

By Barbara Harvey and John Ferrannini Los Rios Student Trustee Cameron Weaver cast doubt on the historical accounts of the Holocaust and the Sept. 11 attacks and discussed his views on antidepressants and high-profile shooters during a 55-minute sit down interview with The Current where he said t...

Senate discusses student safety

Student Senate President Garrett Kegel, left, Clubs and Events Board President Justin Nicholson, Sen. Kevin Phan and Sen. Laurie Jones discuss student concerns Thursday over the universal transit pass Measure A. Voting will take place Sept. 22-23 on eServices. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

September 17, 2015

The Associated Student Body Student Senate Thursday discussed concerns about student safety on campus, appointed several more members to the board and approved $300 to send 20 students to the Reclaim Higher Education conference later in the month. President Garrett Kegel was present at the meeting...

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