The American River Current

ASB makes progress with bylaws, Club And Events Board seeks visibility

ASB makes progress with bylaws, Club And Events Board seeks visibility

Melissa Hurtado and Melissa Hurtado

October 4, 2013

It has been a month since the resignation of Tyrone Robinson as student senate president, and the Associated Student Body has not implemented bylaws that determine how to fill the vacancy. In the first month of the semester, all senate meetings have been spent on discussing and editing the bylaws...

ASB passes bylaws.

ASB passes bylaws.

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

October 3, 2013

The American River College Associated Student Body passed bylaws at the ASB meeting today. Sam Elliot and Laurie Jones voted for the bylaws, Timothy Lipuma voted against and Jeremy Diefenbacher abstained from the vote. Confusion followed for a moment as the ASB members and adviser looked through the...

Discord strikes ASB

Illustration by Adnan Ramic

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

October 1, 2013

Student senate at a standstill The Government of the United States of America is built on the ideal of unite or die. The Associated Student Body Student Senate is modeled after the same tenets as is the US Senate. As the voice of the students and as a legal body, ASB has a big job to fill on campu...

ASB Senate finalizes bylaws for future vote

Melissa Hurtado and Melissa Hurtado

September 30, 2013

The Associated Student Body Student Senate reviewed and finalized the bylaws before being put to vote at the Student Senate meeting Thursday . It’s been almost a month since Tyrone Robinson, the elected student senate president, sent out his resignation letter and ASB is making efforts to pass bylaws as quickly as they can so they will have a proper route to fill the vacancy. The meeting began with the normal order of business and included the removal of Senator Joel Dacarro who has not been present at any of the meetings this year. ASB Advisor Tanika Byrd delivered the message from the administration that “the expectation is by next Thursday this board will have something to deliver to (the administration) in the way of bylaws.” During the public comment portion of the meeting some students brought forth issues such as smoking on campus, however were disappointed when the board told them that business like that could not be discussed until the bylaws are finished....

ASB bylaws discussion met with eyerolls

CAEB President Jeremy Diefenbacher listens to comments concerning ASB bylaws during today's ASB meeting. (Photo by Zach Tierney)

Jeff Gonzales and Zach Tierney

September 26, 2013

The meeting of the Associated Student Body of American River College was a cacophony of differing opinions, confusion and interruption. The discussion of the day was the same as every meeting the current board has had; bylaws. Advisor Tanika Byrd and Club and Event Board President Jeremy Diefenbacher...

ASB Bylaw Troubles Create Confusion

ASB Bylaw Troubles Create Confusion

Melissa Hurtado and Melissa Hurtado

September 18, 2013

The resignation of the Associated Student Body Student Senate elected President Tyrone Robinson has the ASB at a gridlock as there is no clear course of action in the American River College constitution to fill the vacant position of president. Jorge Riley — ASB’s elected Director of Finance an...

ASB convenes to discuss new bylaws in special meeting

ASB convenes to discuss new bylaws in special meeting

Jorden Hales and Jorden Hales

September 14, 2013

The American River College Associated Student Body had a special meeting to discuses its bylaws Thursday morning. New amendments must be drafted in order to conduct a special election after the resignation of former ASB president Tyrone Robinson. The meeting began about 15 minutes after its scheduled...

Fall semester commences with Discord in ASB

Acting ASB President Jorge Riley and ASB Senator Laurie Jones listen to members of the public during the first meeting of the semester.

Melissa Hurtado and Melissa Hurtado

September 10, 2013

The American River College Associated Student Body has had an eventful start to the fall semester, and the Thursday morning senate meeting was no exception. Disagreement and confusion among members of the board and students brought the meeting to an early close. Some of the ASB’s most prominent...

Controversial Jorge Riley new acting Senate President

Controversial Jorge Riley new acting Senate President

Jeff Gonzales, Co-Editor-in-Chief

August 29, 2013

American River College has a new acting Associated Student Body Senate President. Following President Tyrone Robinson's resignation yesterday ASB Director of Finance Jorge Riley will take the position as acting Senate President. Riley comes to office by the order of succession amidst a sea of con...

ASB Student Senate President Tyrone Robinson resigns

ASB Student Senate President Tyrone Robinson resigns

Jeff Gonzales, Co-Editor-in-Chief

August 28, 2013

The start of a new semester comes with many surprising changes, some having more impact than others. At noon on Aug. 28, the Associated Student Body of American River College had a surprise of its own. ASB Senate President Tyrone Robinson resigned by email in the first week of the fall semester. "I...

ASB Director of Finance Jorge Riley: Profile of a Controversial Candidate

ASB Director of Finance Jorge Riley: Profile of a Controversial Candidate

Tracy Johnson Novak and Tracy Johnson-Novak

May 8, 2013

Amidst protests and controversy, newly elected Associated Student Body Director of Finance, Jorge Riley, tells The Current about his personal struggles and goals for ASB. “Just look for the Native American in the suit,” said Jorge Riley, newly elected Associated Student Body Director of Finan...

Student parents have options at ARC

Natasha Honeywood, Ed Gebing, Ed Gebing, and Natasha Honeywood

May 8, 2013

By Natasha Honeywood and Ed Gebing Campus Police and Child Development Center talk about parental options Many parents have a hard time leaving their children in daycare.  For some, there is a fear of not being in their child’s reach.  ARC offers daycare at The Child Development Center, which is...

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