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The caucus system fails to deliver

The Iowa Caucuses, held on Feb. 3, 2020 didn't go as planned due to a new caucus app created by the company Shadow. (Photo illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

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 Bloomberg who is only viable because the Democratic National Committee changed its donor policy for hi...

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

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 will have up to 8 positions open for candidates, and the student senate will have up to 15. ASB ...

The Current’s ballot guide to the 2018 elections

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

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, housing and educational programs. Not voting on these elections will leave the choice of which ...

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

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)

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 colleges and educational institutions must handle cases of sexual assault and sexual harassment...

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

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

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 to look like?" Student Senate President Valencia Scott asked the board at the start of the me...

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

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)

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 the forums for candidates were held Tuesday and Wednesday. The forum gave the candidates a chance to ...

ASB Sen. Garrett Kegel elected Student Senate president

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.

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 post had been updated to include quotes by Cameron Weaver and Laurie Jones, candidates for Los Rios...

ASB candidates challenge school policies at forum

ASB candidates challenge school policies at forum

Mychael Jones and Mychael Jones

April 8, 2015

An Associated Student Body candidate forum was held in the Student Center Tuesday. Candidates for student government presented their vision for creating a better environment for students on campus. Each of the six candidates at the forum had a difference in how policies could change the campus. Jonathan...

ASB election candidates announced

ASB election candidates announced

Joseph Daniels and Joseph Daniels

March 27, 2015

The Center for Leadership and Development announced yesterday the candidates for the Associated Student Body general elections to be held on April 14 and 15. ASB Student Senate Director of Activities Garrett Kegel will be running against Sen. David Hylton for the position of ASB Student Senate president. Justin...

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