The American River Current

CAEB passes new grant, discusses end-of-year celebration

CAEB president Justin Nicholson discusses the agenda for the CAEB meeting on April 19. 2016 at American River College. CAEB discussed plans for the upcoming end of the year celebration, which is scheduled to take place on May 6 2016. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Mack Ervin III

April 19, 2016

The American River College Club and Events Board passed a bill to provide a $100 grant to a new club and discussed an end of the year celebration at its meeting Tuesday. The newly established Ethical Hacking Society Club will receive a $100 new club grant towards the organization after a unanimous vot...

Unofficial results show 176 students vote in ASB elections

ASB candidates Alejandra Gilbert and Valencia Scott discuss ASB visibility, mental health awareness, and leadership at ARC during the candidate forum on April 6. All candidates in the election ran unopposed. (Photo by Sharriyona Platt)

Robert Hansen

April 19, 2016

The $15,000 spent on Rock the Vote yielded 176 votes from nearly 30,000 students in the American River College Associated Student Body elections, according to the Center for Leadership and Development (CL&D) unofficial results. That voter turnout comes to an average cost of around $85 per vote...

Senate buys new Surface Pro 4’s, short-film festival postponed

Director of Finance Jeremy Diefenbacher waits to respond to disussion regarding the bill he authored allocating the spending for 10 laptops for ASB members. Senate approved $13,000 for 10 laptops for current and future ASB members to improve the efficiency of the board. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

April 13, 2016

The Student Senate passed a bill for $13,000 to purchase ten laptops for ASB members use at conventions and committees, and to pass down information to their successors, at Tuesday’s meeting. The laptops, the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 model, are supposed to help continue the flow of information from ...

Student Senate President says he won’t bring marijuana to General Assembly

American River College student government members Jeremy Diefenbacher (left) and David Hylton (right) were both sent home from General Assembly in the fall of 2014 for substance issues. Diefenbacher chose not to attend the spring 2016 GA, while Hylton will be a part of ARC's delegation. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

April 8, 2016

Update, April 9, 2016 at 12:17 p.m.: A previous version of the story incorrectly said that Senate Vice President Valencia Scott would be attending GA. She will not be attending, but Sen. James Cortright will be. Update, April 8, 2016 at 11:13 p.m.: A previous version of the headline incorrectly identified S...

Candidates, all running unopposed, speak at forum as campaign period begins

CAEB President Justin Nicholson discusses why he should be re-elected during the candidate forum for Student Senate and CAEB at American River College. All candidates for both boards are running unopposed. (Photo by Sharriyona Platt)

Robert Hansen

April 8, 2016

By Robert Hansen and Mack Ervin III Eight candidates are all running unopposed for positions in the American River College Associated Student Body Student Senate and Clubs and Events Board (CAEB), and the forums for candidates were held Tuesday and Wednesday. The forum gave the candidates a chance to ...

Senate debates whether more police are needed on campus at meeting

Senate Director of Activities Kevin Phan tells the board why American River College needs more police on campus. Phan introduced a resolution urging the Los Rios Police Department to station officers in the library, Davies Hall and the Student Center during Thursday's meeting. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

April 8, 2016

A resolution urging Los Rios Police Department to add more police on campus caused a passionate discussion about preventing mass shootings on campus at Thursday’s American River College Associated Student Body Student Senate meeting. Senate urged the LRPD station to place a minimum of at least one off...

CAEB plans next week’s Kaleidoscope Games Club Day

Club and Events Board (CAEB) President Justin Nicholson discusses the Kaleidoscope Games Club Day at the American River College CAEB meeting. The event will be held on April 14. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

April 6, 2016

The American River College Club and Events Board (CAEB) discussed the April 14 Kaleidoscope Games Club Day and allocated $300 for the ASB Film Festival at its meeting Tuesday. The Kaleidoscope Games are being planned to be the most game-filled Club Day of the semester, which has not been easy work...

Advocacy in April to replace March in March

SSCCC President Dalhia Salem listens to board discussion  at the Student Senate meeting in the ARC Board Room on March 31, 2016. Salem, a Foothills College student, came to the meeting to present the Advocacy in April event to the Student Senate. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

April 2, 2016

Advocacy in April, the event to replace March in March, was presented by Dahlia Salem, president of Student Senate for California Community Colleges (SSCCC), at Thursday’s American River College Student Senate meeting. March in March was an event organized to support community college student leaders ...

CAEB director of activities resigns

American River College CAEB President Justin Nicholson talks to the board about the upcoming April 14 Club Day at Tuesday's CAEB meeting. The April 14 Kaleidoscope games Club Day was the most discussed issue of the meeting. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

March 31, 2016

American River College Club and Events Board (CAEB) director of activities Kylie Marx resigned at Tuesday’s CAEB meeting. “I will be resigning from CAEB effective today,” Marx said. “I will be attempting to come back next semester and hopefully be on the board again.” Marx explained ...

Statewide student leadership organization could have its funds frozen

SSCCC board members discuss March in March funding over Facebook messenger. A report came out earlier this month claim that the board violated Brown Act. (Screencapture from SSCCC transparency report)

Robert Hansen

March 29, 2016

A report compiled by the Student Senate for California Community College region two council found evidence for corruption, lack of transparency and accountability against the SSCCC. The SSCCC represents 2.3 million California community college students and region two represents American River College alon...

ASB Notebook: Various funding allocation discussed at recent meetings

Senate President David Hylton II and Director of Legislative Affairs Laurie Jones listen to board discussion at the March 15 Student Senate meeting. Funds for students attending NCORE were a major discussion at the meeting. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

March 29, 2016

A bill allocating funds for students to attend NCORE, a race and equality conference held in San Francisco, was again sent back to be revised to lower the amount at a Mar. 15 Associated Student Body (ASB) Student Senate meeting. Both the Sociology club and Progressive Democrats club hope to use the money to s...

Senate discusses funding limits for students attending NCORE

Director of Legislative Affairs Laurie Jones discusses a bill as Senate President David Hylton II reads the days agenda at the March 15 meeting. Jones introduced a resolution urging ARC and the Los Rios district to get in compliance with the Student Voter Education Act of 2003. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

March 16, 2016

A bill allocating funds for students to attend NCORE, a race and equality conference held in San Francisco, was again sent back to be revised to lower the amount at Tuesday’s Associated Student Body Student Senate meeting. Both the Sociology Club and Progressive Democrats Club hope to use the money ...

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