The American River Current

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...

CAEB appoints new Director of Communications and discusses increase of parking fees

Director of Finance Brian Stalker, CAEB President Justin Nicholson, CAEB Vice President Mary Stedman and newly appointed Director of Communications Bruce Rand at the February 14 meeting. (Photo by John Ennis)

John Ennis

February 15, 2017

The Clubs and Events Board had a sweet start to its Valentine's Day meeting by passing out heart shaped boxes of chocolates to members in attendance, which came in contrast to the discussion of an increase in parking fees starting this summer. Student Senate Adviser Juan Blanco informed board members...

Opinion: Girl power – the women of ARC earned their positions

Student Senate President Valencia Scott (right) with Vice President Alejandra Hilbert (left) delivers her opening message at the September 29, 2016 meeting in the board room. (File Photo)

Hannah Darden

November 3, 2016

In various quiet spots around campus over the course of two days, I sat with four women and talked about intersectionality, the seeming impossibility of student involvement at ARC and the daunting nature of power. These conversations all had one thing in common - we were all women in high-ranking studen...

CAEB looks toward next semester at final meeting

CAEB president Justin Nicholson discusses the agenda for the board's meeting Tuesday. CAEB discussed how  it could improve for upcoming year as well as plans for an end-of-the-year celebration. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Claire Bathory

May 4, 2016

The Clubs and Events Board met Tuesday to discuss current and future activities, including settling on an end-of-the-year celebration date and ideas to better connect clubs for the next semester. One idea that arose was to add a calendar of club events to American River College’s main list of calenda...

Two bills passed at 15-minute CAEB meeting

CAEB whip, Laurie Jones, motions to approve Bill S16-14, the

Claire Bathory

April 28, 2016

The Clubs and Events Board meeting adjourned after 15 minutes Tuesday after two bills were passed and the re-election of the president and vice president was affirmed. All four votes were passed by unanimous decision. CAEB whip Laurie Jones said afterward that “it was the shortest meeting on...

Club Day and campus events discussed, one bill passed at CAEB meeting

Advisor Juan Blanco talks about the agenda during the CAEB meeting on Feb. 23, 2016 at American River College. CAEB decided on a 'Super Heroes vs. Super Villains' theme for next month's Club Day. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Sharriyona Platt

February 23, 2016

Next month’s Club Day, the Pre-Pharmacy Club grant, and upcoming campus events were among the topics discussed at Tuesday’s Club and Events Board (CAEB) meeting. Director of Communications Bruce Rand motioned to make ‘Super Heroes vs. Super Villains’ the theme. The motion was passed 10-3....

ASB Notebook: Campus safety, March in March cancellation big topics at recent board meetings

Student Senate President David Hylton II discusses the agenda for the Feb. 18, 2016 Student Senate meeting. Hylton also recently announced that he plans to seek re-election this semester. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

February 22, 2016

Director of Legislative Affairs Laurie Jones introduced a bill aimed at campus safety at the Feb. 8 Student Senate meeting. A shooting took place on the campus of Sacramento City College during the fall 2015 semester—the first-ever shooting on a Los Rios Community College Campus—which along with many...

Student Senate begins discussion on proposed LGBT pride center on campus

Sen. James Cortright discusses a resolution in support of a proposed LGBT pride center on campus at Thursday's meeting of the Student Senate (Photo by Jordan Schauberger).

Jordan Schauberger

November 6, 2015

The Associated Student Body Student Senate entered discussion on supporting the potential creation of a pride center for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) students on campus. The resolution, which was authored by Director of Legislative Affairs Laurie Jones, calls for “the ARC Senate to...

CAEB reflects on Club Day and plans for future events

CAEB President Justin Nicholson, Vice President Mary Stedman and Director of Communication Bruce Rand applaud the success of last week’s Club Day during CAEB’s Tuesday meeting at ARC.
(Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

September 30, 2015

The Clubs and Events Board (CAEB) discussed the success and failures of last week’s Club Day and planned next month’s Club day for most of its meeting Tuesday. CAEB President Justin Nicholson commended all of the clubs for their participation and noted that this year they seemed more involved. ...

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