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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 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...

Public comment brings affirmed names to ASB’s attention

Associated Student Body discusses future proposals to change transgender affirmed names on roll sheets on Feb. 8, 2019. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Ariel Caspar

February 12, 2019

The American River College Associated Student Body met on Friday to discuss spring semester funding, and plans for spending. Last semester, a motion, introduced by Senator Eduardo Anguiano on Jan. 29, was passed to allocate up to $1,000 to be spent on expenses for Club Days and events during the ...

Fee brings new affordable health services to Los Rios

Nurse Pam Whipple writes notes after student appointments in one of the consultation rooms in the Health Center at American River College on Dec. 10, 2018. (Photo illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Hannah Yates

December 12, 2018

On Oct. 22, the Los Rios Community College District announced the implementation of a new mandatory $20 health services fee due at registration each semester across all four colleges, beginning in spring 2019. This fee will fund new and expanded services that will be available to all enrolled students. Th...

CAEB plans for Club Day

Student Senate and Clubs and Events President Rebeca Rico-Chavez, discuss with CAEB representatives about their activities and gathering weekly clubs reports at American River College on Oct. 30, 2018. (Photo by Hameed Zargry)

Hameed Zargry

November 6, 2018

The Associated Student Body Clubs and Events Board met Oct. 30 to announce event dates, take reports from clubs, and to encourage club representatives to participate on the meeting agendas. The CAEB meeting began with the announcement of Club Day by Student Senate President Rebeca Rico-Chavez. “I...

CAEB seeks representatives and discusses club funding

Newly appointed advisor and Student Life Supervisor Brett Sawyer addressed the different club representatives during a Clubs and Events Board meeting at American River College on Oct. 15, 2018. (Photo by Hameed Zargry)

Hameed Zargry

October 29, 2018

The Associated Student Body Clubs and Events Board met Oct. 16 to introduce its new adviser Brett Sawyer to the club representatives, address available positions, and to promote active clubs. The CAEB meeting started with an announcement from Student Senate President Rebeca Rico-Chavez, who introduced Sa...

New ASB student senators sworn in, adviser steps down

Associated Student Body Vice President Elena DeNecochea shares ideas regarding the advocacy campaign to the board members at American River College on Oct. 5, 2018. (Photo by Hameed Zargry)

Hameed Zargry

October 16, 2018

The Associated Student Body Student Senate met Oct. 5 to discuss an adviser replacement, the swearing in of new student senators, decisions on public comments and establishing a committee for the advocacy campaign. Advisor Frankie Johnson opened the meeting with announcing her departure from the advi...

Student Senate decides on travel costs, public asks about lactation rooms

Members of the Associated Student Body Student Senate listen as Advisor Frankie Johnson gives feedback about the resolutions presented during a board meeting at American River College on Sept. 21, 2018. (Photo by Hannah Yates)

Hannah Yates

September 26, 2018

The Associated Student Body Student Senate discussed how the board would spend money on ASB travel and promotion, and reported progress on health resolutions at American River College on Sept. 21. Before the senate reviewed their own resolutions, they needed to read the resolutions that would be pr...

Student Senate discusses budget leading up to ASB Special Elections

Student Senate discusses budget leading up to ASB Special Elections

Alexus Hurtado

September 14, 2018

In its second meeting of the new semester, American River College’s Associated Student Body Senate convened on Sept. 7 to discuss the budget for conferences and Club Day, and the ASB Special Elections coming up. Advisor Frankie Dotson-Johnson addressed the transitioning of the new senate members i...

Student Senate meets to edit by-laws and constitution

Associated Student Body (ASB) President Deborah Hernandez consults with Parlimentarian Tamara Dunning duing a Student Senate meeting on April 27 at American River College. (Phto by Mack Ervin III)

Brienna Edwards

April 30, 2018

American River College’s Associated Student Body Student Senate met April 27 in its second to last meeting of the academic year. The main intent of the meeting was to review and discuss recent amendments to the ASB Constitution and Bylaws. Student Senate President Deborah Hernandez passed the Presidenti...

ASB begins the semester with only four members

Student Senate President Deborah Hernandez, Parliamentarian Lorenzo Cuesta and Senator Laurie Jones at the August 31, 2017 Student Senate meeting. (Photo by John Ennis)

Brienna Edwards

September 7, 2017

On August 31, Student Senate President Deborah Hernandez began the first Associated Student Body meeting of the semester with only three other committee members. With such a small committee, all actions or bills voted on were passed by a unanimous vote of three, zero against and no abstentions, includi...

Student Senate discusses a canned food drive for next Club Day

CAEB President Justin Nicholson addresses the Student Senate at their meeting on November 3.

John Ennis

November 8, 2016

CAEB President Justin Nicholson announced that ARC's next Club Day will involve a canned food drive, winter coat drive and that all members of Student Senate will be required to participate in at Thursday’s meeting. "The goal of this is to start to mitigate the deficits that we have with student...

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