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Student Senate president to undergo recall election within the week

Student Senate President David Hylton, in the blue shirt, calls upon Sen. Regina Drake, who raises her hand to volunteer for the election committee that would go into effect if Hylton is recalled. A student petition was brought before the board calling for a recall after Hylton expressed support for Los Rios Student Trustee Cameron Weaver, who came under fire for his skepticism about the Holocaust. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

October 20, 2015

It was announced that there will be a recall election of acting Student Senate President David Hylton on eServices before next Wednesday. A specific date for the special election was not announced. The Center for Leadership and Development received a petition signed by hundreds of students asking for...

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...

ASB President on resignation: “They do not care about us”

Sam Kinsey, left, and Garrett Kegel resigned their positions Wednesday as ASB Student Senate vice president and president respectively, according to ASB adviser Juan Miguel Blanco. (Photo by Matthew Wilke)

John Ferrannini and Jordan Schauberger

October 2, 2015

By John Ferrannini and Jordan Schauberger Former Associated Student Body Student Senate President Garrett Kegel sent an email to the Current Friday in which he made serious allegations against the American River College administration and ASB adviser Juan Miguel Blanco while discussing the reasons for...

Former Student Senate president gives no reason for abrupt resignation

Sen. Kevin Phan, left, is sworn into the Student Senate at Thursday's meeting by David Hylton, who is acting as Senate president following the unexpected resignation of Garrett Kegel. (Photo by Joseph Daniels)

Jordan Schauberger

October 1, 2015

Former Associated Student Body Student Senate President Garrett Kegel, who unexpectedly resigned Wednesday, did not give a reason for his sudden resignation during Thursday’s ASB meeting. Former vice president Sam Kinsey, who also resigned from his position as Wednesday, gave a short speech to the...

ASB Senate President, Vice President resign

Sam Kinsey, left, and Garrett Kegel resigned their positions Wednesday as ASB Student Senate vice president and president respectively, according to ASB adviser Juan Miguel Blanco. (Photo by Matthew Wilke)

Jordan Schauberger

September 30, 2015

Associated Student Body Adviser Juan Miguel Blanco has confirmed that Garrett Kegel and Sam Kinsey have resigned today as ASB Student Senate president and vice president respectively. There is no reason being made public at this time as to why they have resigned. Sen. Tamara Dunning said that there may be ...

Regional Transit agreement passes

Students walk toward the entrance of the No. 1 Bus on the corner of College Oak Drive and Orange Grove Avenue on Aug. 31, 2015. Measure A, which renewed the universal transit pass, has passed after a vote by Los Rios students on eServices. (Photo by John Ferrannini)

John Ferrannini

September 25, 2015

The measure extending the universal transit pass (UTP) agreement between Sacramento Regional Transit and the Los Rios district passed, according to Scott Crow, American River College’s public information officer. All Los Rios students taking more than three units at a particular college were eligible...

Letter to the editor: Praise from student president

Letter to the editor: Praise from student president

September 23, 2015

Dear Editor,   I’d like to once again thank the ARCurrent for bringing exciting, informative journalism to the students here at American River College. You’re champions with ink! I love reading the things that you all write and I encourage you to keep up all the good work! I saw John and...

Student Senate appoints two new members

From left to right, Sen. David Hylton, Vice President Sam Kinsey, Senate President Garret Kegel, Clubs and Events Board President Justin Nicholson and Sen. Laurie Jones listen to Dean Adam Karp’s presentation on American River College’s accreditation during the Student Senate meeting Thursday. Members discussed the universal transit pass measure up for a vote on Sept. 22 and 23. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

September 10, 2015

The Associated Student Body (ASB) Student Senate started their meeting on Thursday by appointing two new members to the board and elevating two current members to new positions. Kevin Phan and James Cortwight were both appointed to the board as student senators while current senators David Hylton...

ASB Student Senate endorses bus pass measure in first meeting

Sam Kinsey, left, and Garrett Kegel resigned their positions Wednesday as ASB Student Senate vice president and president respectively, according to ASB adviser Juan Miguel Blanco. (Photo by Matthew Wilke)

Jordan Schauberger and Jordan Schauberger

September 3, 2015

The Associated Student Body (ASB) Student Senate’s first meeting of the fall semester saw the appointment of two new board members and a vote in favor of the measure renewing the universal transit pass for Los Rios students. David Hilton and Laure Jones were appointed to the board as senators while...

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...

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