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Club Day made possible through new virtual platform, Booth Central

On Oct. 20, the Student Senate discussed new plans and ideas for clubs to continue to function and prosper amidst the pandemic during the Club and Events Board meeting. (Photo from unsplash.com)
Five new clubs are officially recognized
October 30, 2020

The Student Senate discussed the possibility of using a new virtual platform for Club Day during its meeting on Oct. 20. Because the pandemic has forced many events to hold online meetings and virtual...

CCC chancellor addresses student media in quarterly ConferZoom meeting

Quarterly Zoom press conferences with student media have become commonplace since the onset of the pandemic. (Screenshot by Thomas Cathey)
Eloy Ortiz Oakley touches on USAW, Election Day, and more
October 12, 2020

California Community College Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley hosted the first scheduled quarterly teleconference meeting of the semester with CCC’s student media on Sept. 24, where he provided important...

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...

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 encourages more students to vote ahead of elections

On April 9 and April 10, students can vote for ASB election candidates via their eServices account, from 5 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. (Photo by Thomas Cathey
April 8, 2019

On April 9 and 10, elections for the Associated Student Body (ASB) at American River College will start with positions for both the Clubs and Events Board (CAEB) and the student senate up for votes. CAEB...

ASB discusses new feminist center and more

President Rebeca Rico-Chavez and Parlamentarian Tamara Dunning listen in at the Student Body Senate meeting on Feb. 2 at American River College. (Photo by Gabe Carlos)
February 6, 2019

The American River College Associated Student Body Senate held its first meeting of the spring 2019 semester on Feb. 2 to approve a new bill that will provide funds for healthy foods. Bill S19-01,...

Model U.N. receives funds at CAEB meeting for annual conference

File photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone.
December 12, 2018

On Dec. 4, Associated Student Body Club and Events Board members and representatives unanimously agreed to grant American River College’s Model United Nations Club $300 to fund its trip to the Model...

Editorial: ASB needs students to show up

Student Senate president Rebeca Rico-Chavez sits in the empty meeting room where, ASB meets each week on Nov. 6, 2018. (Photo Illustration by Patrick Hyun Wilson)
November 14, 2018

With high numbers of voter turnout nationally for the Nov. 6 midterm elections, people, especially young people, seem to be participating more actively in their government. Despite this, however, participation...

ASB left underrepresented; CAEB board remains empty

Student Senate President, Rebeca Rico-Chavez facilitates both the Club and Events Board and Associate Student Body due to a lack of representation in CAEB. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)
November 14, 2018

By Ashley Hayes-Stone and Patrick Hyun Wilson Since the beginning of the fall 2018 semester, the American River College Club and Events Board has been empty except for one member: Student Senate President,...

Life is Worth the Walk now under NAMI on Campus ARC

Tina Hardwin, the Club and Events Board representative for NAMI on Campus, looks at beads that represent the loss of a loved one while hosting a table for Welcome Day in the Student Center at American River College on Sept. 13, 2018.
October 9, 2018

On a recent weekday afternoon, students and faculty visited the Student Center at American River College and sat at a table filled with beads meant to represent the loss of different loved ones. The beads...

Student Senate urged to take action towards resolutions, discusses accessibility during construction

The Associated Student Body Senate President Rebeca Rico-Chavez sat between Vice President Elena DeNecochea (left) and Parliamentarian Lorenzo Cuesta (right) at the front table of the board meeting at American River College on Sept. 14, 2018.
Rico-Chavez was chosen to attend the Student Senate for the Fall ​2018 California Community Colleges General Assembly as ARC's delegate. 

(Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)
September 19, 2018

The Associated Student Body Student Senate discussed bills that would improve multiple health resources available on campus, and continued their discussion regarding budgets last Friday. Quorum was...

Campus on display; CLD gears up for Welcome Day

A Welcome Day banner hangs in the Student Center informing students about the upcoming event at American River College on Sept. 10 2018. (Photo by Patrick Hyun Wilson)
September 10, 2018

This fall the Center for Leadership and Development will host the first Welcome Day event of the semester, bringing the American River College departments together with communities from across Sacramento...

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