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On April 9 the Associated Student Body of American River College announced upcoming spring events and discussed potential changes for the constitution. ASB will vote for the constitutional revisions on April 16. (Screenshot via ASB meeting)

ASB discusses potential changes to constitution

Megan Wutzke, Staff Writer April 14, 2021

On April 9 the Associated Student Body of American River College announced upcoming spring events, updated the senators on the fall 2021 semester, and discussed potential changes to the constitution. ASB...

ASB is holding student elections this week for the 2021-22 student body. (Photo via Pixabay).

ASB hopeful for student participation in the upcoming election this month

Cicily Thomas, Staff Writer April 7, 2021

American River College’s Associated Student Body and Club and Events Board are holding elections for next year's representatives April 20-21. Students will be able to vote through E-Services.  ASB...

ASB at American River College held its final meeting on Dec. 4. Towards the end of the meeting, the organization took some time to go over lobbying practices.

ASB holds last meeting of the fall

Thomas Cathey, Managing Editor December 12, 2020

The Associated Student Body held its final meeting of the semester on Dec. 4, where student representatives discussed last-minute details and updates before the upcoming winter break. At the top of...

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 declines to endorse ballot propositions in effort to avoid controversy

Athena Acevedo, Staff Writer 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...

Student Senate president Naomi Dasari explains the new independently-operated ARC Associated Student Body website during the meeting on Sept. 4, 2020.

ASB creates exclusive website

Thomas Cathey, Managing Editor 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...

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)

ASB continues to fight for better financial aid packages

Thomas Cathey, Managing Editor 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...

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 requests bring housing insecurity to CAEB’s attention

Alexander Musa, Staff Writer 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...

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 meetings will remain online through the fall semester

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...

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 appoints new director, creates independent website

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,...

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)

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

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...

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...

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)

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

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...

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