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Hylton refutes student’s comments, high spending bills passed at Senate meeting

Senate President David Hylton II listnes to board discussion at the American River College Student Senate meeting Thursday. Hylton refuted comments from a student claiming that Hylton didn't address concerns regarding proposed Sacramento Regional Transit fare increases the student had. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

March 11, 2016

American River College’s Associated Student Body Student Senate President David Hylton II refuted comments regarding his refusal to help oppose the Regional Transit fare increase at Thursday’s meeting. Asher Bedingfield, an ARC student, claimed that he had previously seeked help from Hylton to ...

CAEB discusses campus health services, short-film festival at meeting

CAEB President Justin Nicholson reads the day's agenda to begin the CAEB meeting Tuesday. Nicholson, along with the rest of the board, discussed the final details of next week's Club Day. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

March 9, 2016

The American River College Associated Student Body Club and Events Board finalized the games and events for the “Superheroes vs. Super Villains’’ Club Day, discussed campus health services and established the first ASB short-film festival at its Tuesday meeting. Super power freeze tag and a pie eating cont...

ASB Notebook: Campus safety resolution, Club Day theme decided at recent meetings

CAEB President Justin Nicholson sits in on a recent Student Senate meeting. Nicholson said he is looking forward to planning the March 17 Club Day, which will have a

Robert Hansen

March 8, 2016

The resolution for safety prioritization passed unanimously, a Club Day theme was decided, and ASB application packets were made available at recent Associated Student Body Clubs and Events Board and Student Senate meetings. Senate President David Hylton proposed the creation of an on-campus event to ...

Bylaws and procedural expert attends his first Student Senate meeting at ARC

Professional Parlimentarian Lorenzo Cuesta listens to Sen. Laurie Jones discuss a bill at the American River College Student Senate meeting on Thursday, March 3, 2016. Cuesta, an expert on procedural functions and following bylaws at meetings, was attending his first meeting with ARC's Student Senate. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

March 4, 2016

Parliamentarian Lorenzo Cuesta had his first meeting Thursday as a consultant to the American River College Associated Student Body Student Senate. Cuesta, who is a member of the National Association of Parliamentarians, works all over the state assisting boards of directors, colleges and special gro...

Leadership and Development applications available, bills passed at CAEB meeting Tuesday

American River College CAEB Director of Finance James Cortright listens to the agenda with Jeremy Diefenbacher at the Student Senate meeting on March 1, 2016. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

March 2, 2016

Applications for Associated Student Body (ASB) candidates, the Student Trustee position and student sages are now available, and the Clubs and Events Board (CAEB) passed a grant and two bills at American River College’s ASB CAEB meeting Tuesday. ASB application packets have been available since Feb....

Senate passes campus safety bill, discusses RT fares at meeting

Student Senate President David Hylton II talks about potential themes for the upcoming Club Day  at Thursday's Senate meeting. Club Day will be on March 17. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Hannah Darden

February 26, 2016

A campus safety resolution, the cancellation of March in March and a resolution against the proposed raise of Sacramento Regional Transit (RT) fares were among the topics discussed at the American River College Associated Student Body Student Senate meeting Thursday. The resolution for safety prioritization pas...

Club Day and campus events discussed, one bill passed at CAEB meeting

Advisor Juan Blanco talks about the agenda during the CAEB meeting on Feb. 23, 2016 at American River College. CAEB decided on a 'Super Heroes vs. Super Villains' theme for next month's Club Day. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Sharriyona Platt

February 23, 2016

Next month’s Club Day, the Pre-Pharmacy Club grant, and upcoming campus events were among the topics discussed at Tuesday’s Club and Events Board (CAEB) meeting. Director of Communications Bruce Rand motioned to make ‘Super Heroes vs. Super Villains’ the theme. The motion was passed 10-3....

ASB Notebook: Campus safety, March in March cancellation big topics at recent board meetings

Student Senate President David Hylton II discusses the agenda for the Feb. 18, 2016 Student Senate meeting. Hylton also recently announced that he plans to seek re-election this semester. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

February 22, 2016

Director of Legislative Affairs Laurie Jones introduced a bill aimed at campus safety at the Feb. 8 Student Senate meeting. A shooting took place on the campus of Sacramento City College during the fall 2015 semester—the first-ever shooting on a Los Rios Community College Campus—which along with many...

Senate has procedural difficulties, senators sworn in at meeting

Director of Communications Tami Dunning disusses a propossed bill at the Feb. 18, 2016 Student Senate meeting. Dunning also noted additional information on the cancellation of March in March, though the board had no further comment. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

February 19, 2016

Update, Feb. 25, 2016 at 5:16 p.m.: An earlier version of this story incorrectly named Roberto Garner as Roberto Drake.  The Associated Student Body (ASB) Student Senate and Clubs And Events Board (CAEB) ran into complications while discussing the formation of an ad-hoc committee, whose purpose is...

Next month’s Club Day theme discussed, 2 bills pass at CAEB meeting

CAEB Director of Communications Bruce Rand asks a question for the proposed theme for next month's Club Day. Ideas discussed at the meeting included a potential

Robert Hansen

February 18, 2016

Themes for next month’s Club Day were discussed and two bills were passed at Tuesday’s Club and Events Board (CAEB) meeting. Rep. Mikayla Harwig of the Medieval Battle Club suggested a “Heroes and Villains” theme with clubs dressing up as characters such as Marvel or DC super heroes and villa...

Annual student rally March in March canceled due to lack of funding

Students gather for the March in March rally in spring of last year. The rally, this year, has been cancelled by the Student Senate for California Community Colleges due to lack of funding.
(File Photo)

Robert Hansen

February 17, 2016

In May 2008, the financial crisis had begun and students from across the state rallied at the Capitol in Sacramento advocating against then Gov. Schwarzenegger’s proposed education cuts. The event, known as March in March, is organized to support community college student leaders, by engaging in...

Campus safety becomes high priority at CAEB meeting

Campus safety was a major topic at Tuesday's CAEB meeting. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

February 10, 2016

Director of Legislative Affairs Laurie Jones introduced a bill aimed at campus safety at Tuesday’s student senate meeting. Last semester, Sacramento City College had a deadly shooting, which along with many other recent violent incidents on campuses across the nation have raised concerns of cam...

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