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ASB Notebook: Senate purchases Surface Pro 4’s for itself, CAEB plans end-of-year celebration

CAEB President, Justin Nicholson led the conversation with the board about its end-of-year celebration. Nicholson will be returning as CAEB President this fall. (Photo by Sharriyona Platt)

Matthew Peirson

May 2, 2016

The American River College Student Senate passed a bill for $13,000 to purchase ten laptops for Associated Student Body members at its meeting on April 12, while the Club and Events Board discussed its end-of-the-year celebration at their April 19 meeting. The laptops, the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 m...

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...

Challenges and success have been par for the course in ASB

Mark Ahling and Mark Ahling

May 8, 2013

The actions of the Associated Student Body Student Senate are only as effective as the resolutions they’ve passed. Until then, they are only ideas in the think tank. Student Advisor Tanika Byrd said that passed resolutions are only “step 1, so how can we move further on these items?” But time and...

ARC students vote-in Associated Student Body elections

Mark Ahling and Mark Ahling

April 24, 2013

Voter turnout increased due to free food offer The 2013 ASB elections could have repeated the same course as last year, which had lowest voter turnout in the history of the school. From a population of students roughly the size of Fair Oaks, only 296 voted. It was a very small percentage of voter...

ASB Notebook

ASB Notebook

Mark Ahling and Mark Ahling

April 24, 2013

The American River College Associate Student Body weekly Thursday meeting was brought to order on time and with the bang of a brand new gavel. The symbolic new wood mallet would be just the shot to start the clock for these 14 hardworking students. Student by-laws, which had been on the agenda since...

ASB Notebook: Board members need some words to grow by

ASB Notebook: Board members need some words to grow by

Mark Ahling and Mark Ahling

April 3, 2013

Over the past few months the American River College Associated Student Body has seen tough times, but, like spring, are pushing up with new developments. Opportunities, legislation and new faces are popping up around the ASB. Senate Vice President Omba Kipuke sent out a communication via email regarding...

ASB President rocks the boat

ASB President rocks the boat

Mark Ahling and Mark Ahling

March 13, 2013

American River College ASB President Quierra Robey had a message for the Associate Student Body members, which she playfully referred to as her ship, in Thursday’s weekly meeting. “Find your role…be a member of this crew!” The message was stern and pointed, “I agreed to be the captain of this...

ASB Moves Forward Despite Losses

ASB Moves Forward Despite Losses

Mark Ahling and Mark Ahling

February 27, 2013

CAEB President resigns, The Hub has resources for students. The past weeks have been a rough start for the American River College Associated Student Body board that will now have another vacant seat. However, the student government machine continued to churn even after the news of the resignation of Club ...

ASB votes for recall of Student Trustee after complaints

ASB votes for recall of Student Trustee after complaints

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

December 5, 2012

The Associated Student Body voted on a resolution to recall Student Trustee Bryan Ryan on Nov. 29. The reasons for removal listed on the resolution include being unresponsive to senate presidents, acting contrary to the interests and welfare of the students and disregarding the expressed intentions...

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