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ASB declines to endorse ballot propositions in effort to avoid controversy

Associated Student Body made the decision to stay neutral on the upcoming ballot propositions for the 2020 election on Oct. 16, 2020. ASB now meets over Zoom do to campus closure because of the COVID-19 pandemic.(File photo)
ASB discusses propositions, removing technology barriers for Senate
October 29, 2020

The Associated Student Body discussed the upcoming election propositions and made a decision to stay neutral on ballot measures to avoid the possibility of controversy and backlash during its Oct. 16 meeting. The...

ASB creates exclusive website

Student Senate president Naomi Dasari explains the new independently-operated ARC Associated Student Body website during the meeting on Sept. 4, 2020.
In order to provide more features and easier navigation, ASB has designed a more user-friendly website
October 12, 2020

The Associated Student Body (ASB) at American River College created its own independent website in early September in an attempt to provide more details for students about what’s going on in their association. During...

ASB continues to fight for better financial aid packages

ARC Student Senate President Naomi Dasari (pictured, right, on Sept. 13, 2019) has been lobbying for SB 291 and more affordable college since last semester. (File photo by Alexis Warren)
Student Senate President Naomi Dasari and Director of Legislative Affairs Jacob Couch push for more affordable college by lobbying for SB 291
September 29, 2020

Early last year, California lawmakers introduced Senate Bill 291, which would alter financial aid packages so that they include the cost of living while attending a community college. Since then, Naomi...

Student requests bring housing insecurity to CAEB’s attention

Since campus closures, the Beaver Food Pantry has not been operating on campus. As student housing and food insecurity increases, the Basic Needs Student Senate Committee is partnering with the pantry, that is still operating remotely in partnership with the Sacramento Food Bank to address those student needs. (File photo by Emily Mello)
Student Senate coordinates with Beaver Food Pantry to address student housing and food insecurity amidst campus closure
September 27, 2020

By Alexander Musa [email protected] One of the major issues American River College faced as the lockdown began in March was student housing insecurity. The Associated Student Body Clubs and...

ASB meetings will remain online through the fall semester

Since the Los Rios Community College District made the decision to transfer all American River College operations to online, the Associated Student Body has not been able to meet in person, but is still continuing to meet through Zoom. (file photo)
ASB committee turns focus to assisting student's basic needs
September 14, 2020

With the campus at American River College closed off to nearly all staff and students this semester, the members of the Associated Student Body needed to change the way they handle their meetings that...

ASB appoints new director, creates independent website

American River College's Student Senate president Naomi Dasari explains the new independently-operated ARC Associated Student Body website during the meeting on Sep. 4, 2020.
ASB is increasing communication through their new website and future newsletter
September 12, 2020

By Athena Acevedo [email protected] The American River College Associated Student Body Senate met Sept. 4 for the second meeting of the semester. The new director of activities, Amaan Shafia,...

LRCCD hopes for a diverse set of options for potential foodservice providers

Aramark’s contract with Los Rios Community College District will either be reinstated or removed in June 2020. Many students say they are concerned, as they do not want the contract reinstated. (file photo)
March 23, 2020

Last semester, outrage about fair pricing, club fundraising, and quality of food, among other concerns, sparked among many students and faculty members of American River College regarding the Los Rios...

ASB to postpone future meetings until further notice

ASB to postpone future meetings until further notice
March 17, 2020

  The Associated Student Body (ASB) meetings at American River College have been postponed due to the district-wide closure of all Los Rios colleges, according to an email from Brett Sawyer, faculty...

ASB welcomes newest senate member, approves up to $13,300 on multiple bills

American River College Associated Student Body president Aesha Abduljabbar swears in newest senate member, Ross Kolesnikov at a Student Senate meeting on Feb. 7, 2020. (Photo by Brandon Zamora)
February 13, 2020

The American River College Associated Student Body Senate met on Feb. 7 to discuss multiple bills, including the ARC Promo Team Bill, which was approved. The senate also swore in its newest member.  Before...

ASB presents finance report and passes conference bills

Director of Finance Sha Toyia Anderson (left) presented the Finance Report for the Associated Student Body's fall 2019 semester to the rest of the ASB Student Senate on Dec. 6, 2019. (Photo by Jack Harris)
December 12, 2019

The American River College Associated Student Body passed a number of bills funding conferences at the Dec. 6 Student Senate meeting. Director of Finance Sha Toyia Anderson presented the ASB Finance Report...

ASB approves $6,000 bill for ARC’s Model United Nations Club

The American River College Associated Student Body met on Nov. 15 to pass a new bill which would allow funding for ARC’s Model United Nations club’s conference trip to San Francisco, CA in 2020.  (Photo by Brandon Zamora)
November 20, 2019

The American River College Associated Student Body Senate met Nov. 15, to vote on the ARC Model United Nations Funding Bill.  This was the main, and for the most part only, topic that ASB discussed...

ASB allocates $5000 for senate training

ASB met on Aug. 30, 2019 to discuss three bills, American River College Student Senate President Aesha Abduljabbar addresses the senate and calls for a vote on a bill. (Photo by Josh Ghiorso)
September 16, 2019

The Student Senate met Aug. 30 to discuss the upcoming semester, introduce new members and pass three bills: the ASB Training Bill F19-XX, the Parliamentarian Consulting & Training Bill F19-XX, and...

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