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Letter to the editor: Thank you, Cameron Weaver

Letter to the editor: Thank you, Cameron Weaver

April 15, 2016

To: American River Current From: Omba Kipuke, Student Trustee Alumni April 14, 2016 Student leadership is a rewarding and challenging process which takes a special person to venture. Humility plays a key role in representing not only our commonalities but also our differences, while trying to remai...

Letter to the editor: The Holocaust Happened

Letter to the editor: The Holocaust Happened

March 14, 2016

Dear Editor, I hope I am not opening a closed wound, but I have been reading the editorials posted on the ARCurrent website, specifically the articles concerning the Student Trustee Weaver controversy. I have read about Laurie Jones. I have read about President David Hylton II. I'm hurt. I was a ...

Editorial: ASB ignores Holocaust survivor after defending Holocaust denier

(Photo illustration by Barbara Harvey)

December 4, 2015

It is highly disappointing that after multiple members of the American River College student government claimed to not be certain of all of the facts of the Holocaust, they did not take  the opportunity to attend an ARC event that featured a speaker who is a Holocaust survivor. This shows that th...

Letter to the editor: Holocaust event not advertised

Laurie Jones, the director of legislative affairs for the ASB Student Senate, said that she would have liked to attend the college hour on Tuesday featuring Holocaust survivor Leon Malmed, pictured, but she did not know it was happening. (Photo by John Ferrannini)

November 16, 2015

To the Editor: Thanks for a great article covering his (Holocaust survivor Leon Malmed’s) talk. Almost like being there, but I wish I had been. Too soon we won't have any survivors left to come talk. I had requested it, so you'd think they'd let me know. Next time a crucial event like this comes u...

Student Senate joins CAEB in support of pride center

Senate President David Hylton and Director of Activities Kevin Phan listen, during Thursday's Student Senate meeting, to ASB adviser Juan Miguel Blanco as he tells the board that they need to get minutes from the previous four meetings posted online as soon as possible.
(Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

November 13, 2015

The Associated Student Body Student Senate voted Thursday to approve a resolution that offers support to a proposed LGBT pride center on campus, just as the Clubs and Events Board did on Tuesday. The resolution met less opposition in Senate than it did CAEB with the only two people voting against, one o...

Holocaust survivor pays tribute to the family that saved him

Holocaust survivor Leon Malmed speaks at a college hour Tuesday. Malmed is the author of 'We Survived...At Last I Speak,' in which he recalls his experiences hiding in German-occupied France in the 1940s. (Photo by John Ferrannini)

Jordan Schauberger

November 12, 2015

Update, Nov. 24 at 12:59 p.m.: This article has been updated to include that Los Rios Student Trustee Cameron Weaver said in an email that he could not attend the college hour featuring Leon Malmed due to "academic obligations." Students, faculty and staff gathered in a packed music hall at Ameri...

Editorial: Student Trustee needs to prove how he was ‘misrepresented’

Los Rios Student Trustee Cameron Weaver, left, and Clubs and Events Board Vice President Mary Stedman listen while the Student Senate discusses efforts to recall Weaver at its meeting Thursday. The Senate decided not to recall Weaver, in spite of his comments casting doubt on whether the Holocaust actually happened. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

October 21, 2015

Los Rios Student Trustee Cameron Weaver, who has been under fire since a Sept. 16 interview with the Current where he questioned whether the Holocaust actually happened, said last week that his statements were “completely misrepresented.” In response, the Current has decided to release the full 55-...

Student Senate votes not to recall embattled Trustee who questioned Holocaust

Los Rios Student Trustee Cameron Weaver, left, and Clubs and Events Board Vice President Mary Stedman listen while the Student Senate discusses efforts to recall Weaver at its meeting Thursday. The Senate decided not to recall Weaver, in spite of his comments casting doubt on whether the Holocaust actually happened. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

October 15, 2015

The Associated Student Body Student Senate voted seven to two against a proposed recall effort of Los Rios Student Trustee Cameron Weaver, who came under fire for casting doubt on whether the Holocaust actually took place in a 55-minute interview with the Current on Sept. 16. Following the vote, Sen....

Students respond to Weaver’s Holocaust skepticism

Students respond to Student Trustee Cameron Weaver's,(Left), Holocaust skepticism made in an interview with The Current Sept. 16.  Students share varying levels of support, outrage and ambiguity for Weaver's comments. (File Photo)

Jordan Schauberger

October 13, 2015

In response to the recent remarks by Student Trustee Cameron Weaver in a Sept. 16 interview with the Current casting doubt on whether the Holocaust actually took place, students at American River College have expressed varying levels of support, outrage and ambiguity. Associated Student Body Sen....

Editorial: ‘Student voice’ is no longer the voice of the students

The Associated Student Body Student Senate deliberates on a proposed recall of Los Rios Trustee Cameron Weaver at Thursday's meeting. After the resignations of Garrett Kegel and Sam Kinsey, Justin Nicholson, far left, is the only member of the board actually elected by the students. (Photo by Karen Reay)

October 12, 2015

A previous version of this editorial falsely stated that only one member of the Associated Student Body Student Senate, CAEB President Justin Nicholson, was elected by the students. In fact, Sen. McKaela Broitman was also elected during last spring's election.  When only two members of the Asso...

Senate begins discussions on recalling Student Trustee

Sen. Tamara Dunning raises her hand asking permission to speak on the proposed recall of Los Rios Student Trustee Cameron Weaver on Thursday. Three of the four student governments of the Los Rios colleges would have to agree to recall Weaver for a special election to take place. (Photo by Karen Reay)

Jordan Schauberger

October 9, 2015

The Associated Student Body Student Senate began discussions on the possible recall of Los Rios Student Trustee Cameron Weaver, appointed two new members and approved funding for advertising during their meeting Thursday. Weaver has come under fire for making remarks in a Sept. 16 interview with the Current that cast doubt on whether the Holocaust actually to...

ASB senator requests recall of trustee ‘skeptical’ about the Holocaust

Cameron Weaver speaks at the candidate forums during the student elections of the spring 2015 semester. Weaver, who was elected as Los Rios student trustee, recently cast doubt on the historical account of the Holocaust and said that being a conspiracy theorist is

John Ferrannini

October 4, 2015

Sen. Tamara Dunning has filed an agenda item request asking that the Associated Student Body Student Senate consider a recall of embattled Los Rios Trustee Cameron Weaver, according to David Hylton, the acting senate president. Weaver has been under fire since a Sept. 16 interview with the Current in whi...

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