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Student Senate appoints new member, supports resolutions to lower the cost of public transportation for students

Student Senate President Valencia Scott (left) and Parliamentarian Lorenzo Cuesta (right) at the student senate meeting on No. 10. (Photo by John Ennis)

John Ennis

November 14, 2016

Student Senate President Valencia Scott introduced their newest senator, Silencio Ratkowski, on Thursday after an emotional chair message about the significance of the election results and her empathy and support for the students she represents. Ratkowski is a math major and said that he is excited to be a pa...

Student Senate discusses a canned food drive for next Club Day

CAEB President Justin Nicholson addresses the Student Senate at their meeting on November 3.

John Ennis

November 8, 2016

CAEB President Justin Nicholson announced that ARC's next Club Day will involve a canned food drive, winter coat drive and that all members of Student Senate will be required to participate in at Thursday’s meeting. "The goal of this is to start to mitigate the deficits that we have with student...

Editorial: ARC student leaders lack leadership

Student Senate President David Hylton II speaks at a Club and Events board meeting with Director of Finance Jeremy Diefenbacher at his side.  The two have shown poor leadership skills during their time with the ARC Associated Student Body. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

April 11, 2016

When will our student leaders start acting like actual leaders? As long as Student Senate President David Hylton and Director of Finance Jeremy Diefenbacher remain in office, American River College may never receive an answer to that question. Within the last week Hylton has openly expressed a desire to bri...

Student Senate President says he won’t bring marijuana to General Assembly

American River College student government members Jeremy Diefenbacher (left) and David Hylton (right) were both sent home from General Assembly in the fall of 2014 for substance issues. Diefenbacher chose not to attend the spring 2016 GA, while Hylton will be a part of ARC's delegation. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

April 8, 2016

Update, April 9, 2016 at 12:17 p.m.: A previous version of the story incorrectly said that Senate Vice President Valencia Scott would be attending GA. She will not be attending, but Sen. James Cortright will be. Update, April 8, 2016 at 11:13 p.m.: A previous version of the headline incorrectly identified S...

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...

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...

ASB Notebook: Members of ASB attend General Assembly

ASB Notebook: Members of ASB attend General Assembly

Joseph Daniels and Joseph Daniels

May 4, 2015

Members of the Associated Student Body Student Senate attended the General Assembly for California Community College Student Senates last weekend. CAEB Director of Activities LeslieAnn Dameron was elected as a delegate to vote upon the behalf of Senate. She voted on her discretion on items that were...

ASB Student Senate takes positions on General Assembly resolutions

ASB Student Senate takes positions on General Assembly resolutions

Joseph Daniels and Joseph Daniels

April 24, 2015

The Associated Student Body Student Senate voted Thursday on a series of resolutions that will be considered at the General Assembly for the Student Senate for California Community Colleges next weekend. Among the resolutions is one that would make it mandatory for SSCCC members to participate in...

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