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Voting allows all people from the United States to cast their vote to help make a change in society (Photo via freepik)

Vote to be heard

Maya Barber, Feature Editor May 16, 2022

Voting is an important standard in our community. It allows many to have a voice and make changes that are needed to uphold the standards. In history, numerous laws have prevented many from being heard,...

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...

 A USPS van is parked in Sacramento, CA with the words written “We deliver for you” on its side on Tuesday, October 20, 2020. The federal agency has come under attack with budget cuts by the Trump administration, politically aimed to stop mail-in voting. The agency is currently facing an influx of mail-in voting because of COVID-19. This is as Americans and congress are working to save the struggling agency. (Photo by Irvis Orozco)

Americans must save the post office and mail-in voting from political influence

Irvis Orozco, Staff Writer October 29, 2020

Earlier this summer, President Donald Trump, fearing low approval polling numbers for his 2020 re-election, attacked one of the cornerstones of American culture: the United States Postal Service. Trump’s...

The Nov. 3 election will continue as planned despite concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic affecting the world in 2020. Millions are expected to turn out to the polls the day of the election, though masks will be required through California and many places nationwide in order to vote in person. (Photo courtesy of Glen Carrie)

Voters encouraged to vote early to avoid crowds during COVID-19

Irvis Orozco, Staff Writer October 18, 2020

The ballot for the 2020 election will address many hot topic issues, including healthcare, immigration, climate change, education and others. Your vote will determine the results of how our local communities...

The Iowa Caucuses, held on Feb. 3, 2020 didnt go as planned due to a new caucus app created by the company Shadow. (Photo illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

The caucus system fails to deliver

Oden Taylor February 20, 2020

It’s that time again where the entire country scrambles to decide who will be our next president. There are currently five viable Democratic candidates, as well as the former mayor of New York, Micheal...

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

ASB encourages more students to vote ahead of elections

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...

Registered voters can mail in their ballots by Oct. 30 or vote in person on Nov. 6, 2018. (Photo by Hannah Yates)

The Current’s ballot guide to the 2018 elections

Itzin Alpizar October 25, 2018

There are less than two weeks before the California general elections and American River College students have an opportunity to make a statement about important subjects, including what happens with taxes,...

Senators Laurie Jones (left) and Earl Crouchley III listen to the reading of a letter that could potentially be sent to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

ARC Student Senate debates signing letter combating DeVos’ stance on Title IX

Brienna Edwards December 5, 2017

On Nov. 30 the American River College Student Senate discussed signing and supporting a Title IX letter being sent to Secretary Betsy DeVos. DeVos has issued new guidelines which will change how public...

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

ASB begins the semester with only four members

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...

Student Senate Vice President Alejandra Hilbert, CAEB President Justin Nicholson and Student Senate President Valencia Scott at the April 20, 2017 Student Senate meeting.

Student Senate passes bill to fund end of the year celebration, elects new representatives

John Ennis April 24, 2017

The Student Senate passed a bill to allocate $3,000 to pay for its Associated Student Body End of the Year celebration at its meeting on Thursday. "What would you guys like the End of the Year celebration...

CAEB President Justin Nicholson discusses why he should be re-elected during the candidate forum for Student Senate and CAEB at American River College. All candidates for both boards are running unopposed. (Photo by Sharriyona Platt)

Candidates, all running unopposed, speak at forum as campaign period begins

Robert Hansen April 8, 2016

By Robert Hansen and Mack Ervin III Eight candidates are all running unopposed for positions in the American River College Associated Student Body Student Senate and Clubs and Events Board (CAEB), and...

Left, Club and Event Board Whip Justin Nicholson ran unopposed for the Club and Event Board president position in the Associated Student Board general election.

ASB Sen. Garrett Kegel elected Student Senate president

Joseph Daniels and Joseph Daniels April 16, 2015

Update April 20, 2015, 1:26 p.m.: This post had been updated to include quotes by David Hylton, who ran against Garrett Kegel for ASB Student Senate President. Update April 17, 2015, 3:17 p.m.: This...

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