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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)

Brandon Zamora, Opinion Editor

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 they would normally have on school grounds. While the group hasn't updated their page on ARC’s...

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.

Athena Acevedo, Staff Writer

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, was sworn in and updates on various projects the senate introduced this summer were addressed....

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)

Oden Taylor

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 Community College District’s food service provider, Aramark.  Students and faculty held focus groups last ...

ASB to postpone future meetings until further notice

ASB to postpone future meetings until further notice

Brandon Zamora

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 advisor for ASB. As of right now, ASB has not confirmed details on what its exact plans are mov...

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)

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 discussed the bills, they swore in new senator, Ross Kolesnikov. Kolesnikov said he is hopi...

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)

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 for the fall 2019 semester. Anderson’s report outlined spending goals and concerns for ASB...

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)

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 in their meeting. The bill allows the senate to grant ARC’s Model United Nations Club $6,000 to cover ...

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)

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 the ASB Desktop Color Printer Bill F19-XX. The total cost of the bills would be $6,300. The first m...

ASB plans end of semester celebration

The Associated Student Body Senate spoke about the success of the food pantry and passing funds for a Black Student Union conference on April 26, 2019. (Photo by Anthony Barnes)

Anthony Barnes

May 9, 2019

The American River College Associated Student Body passed two bills on April 26 covering expenses for an end of the year celebration for ASB and funding for a Black Student Union diversity conference that will cater towards prospective students from nearby high schools.   The senate meeting also d...

ASB grants funds for Engineering Club

Secretary of the American River College Engineering Club, Jesbaam Sanchez advocates for a $2,500 grant at the Associated Student Body board meeting on behalf of the club on May 3, 2019.

Alexis Warren

May 8, 2019

As the end of the spring semester approaches, the American River College Associated Student Body held its second-to-last meeting on May 3. Discussions in this meeting included the urge for all Student Senate officers to finish the semester strong, a $2,500 grant request from the Engineering Club and t...

ARC elects first Muslim woman ASB Senate President

Aesha Abduljabbar answers questions about student ID cards while working as a SAGE student ambassador in the Center for Leadership and Development at American River College on April 30, 2019. Abduljabbar was recently elected the first Muslim woman Associated Student Body Student Senate President at ARC. (Photo by Hameed Zargry)

Hameed Zargry

May 2, 2019

Aesha Abduljabbar was recently elected the first Muslim woman American River College Associated Student Body Student Senate President, with 226 votes in the 2019 student elections. On April 9 and 10, students voted for candidates for both Student Senate and Clubs and Events Board (CAEB) positions on...

ASB talks on oath event

American River College Associated Student Body  vice president Juan Melesio supervises the ASB meeting on April 12, 2019 in the Student Center. ASB members discussed new summer program courses, updated student election results, and assigned a committee to help the transition for the current board. (Photo by Hameed Zargry)

Hameed Zargry

April 30, 2019

The American River College Associated Student Body met on April 12 to discuss new summer program courses, election results and to assign a committee to help transition new ASB board members into the current office on May 9. The meeting started under the supervision of ASB Vice President Juan Meles...

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