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Volleyball team evens the score with San Joaquin Delta

ARC vollyball players Erin Fogarty and Kaitlin Meyer rush for the ball during a game against San Joaquin Delta College on Nov. 9, 2016. (Photo by Lidya Grib)

Robert Hansen

November 10, 2016

The American River volleyball team got even with San Joaquin Delta (SJD) by dominating them in straight sets on Wednesday. At their last meeting, American River lost a close match in full sets, 3-2, to the Mustangs. Coach Carson Lowden said the win against a team that has beaten them felt “real g...

Opinion: El Nino won’t solve the drought

The bottom of Folsom Lake, pictured here in January 2014, was drastically low after four years of drought. The 2016 El Nino has helped Folsom Lake begin recovering, along with other lakes and waterways in California. (File Photo)

Robert Hansen

March 11, 2016

This past winter, El Nino provided California with much needed rain that filled its lakes and sent snow to stockpile in the Sierra Nevada mountains. But just because California is seeing rainfall, it doesn’t mean the drought is over -- and it certainly doesn’t mean that the threat of climate change...

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....

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...

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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