The American River Current

Anti-abortion group visits ARC

John Edgar, a member of the anti-abortion activist group Project Truth, stands in front of one of the group's signs posted by its set up near the Student Center. Project Truth visits college campuses among other venues across the country to spread its message. (File Photo)

Matthew Peirson

March 15, 2016

An anti-abortion group that refers to itself as “Project Truth” visited American River College Monday to discuss its feelings on the subject. The group goes to college campuses all around the country, handing out flyers and engaging in conversation with students passing by. “(We) talk to student...

Voting for student senate president’s recall extended to Wednesday morning

David Hylton, center, will be removed from the position of acting student senate president if three-fourths of voters decide to recall him in an election on eServices that ends Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

October 27, 2015

The recall election for Associated Student Body Student Senate President David Hylton is taking place today on eServices. Although the voting site experienced technical difficulties early in the morning, the vote was running functionally at 11:30 a.m. and the voting period, according to ASB adviser...

Student Senate votes not to recall embattled Trustee who questioned Holocaust

Los Rios Student Trustee Cameron Weaver, left, and Clubs and Events Board Vice President Mary Stedman listen while the Student Senate discusses efforts to recall Weaver at its meeting Thursday. The Senate decided not to recall Weaver, in spite of his comments casting doubt on whether the Holocaust actually happened. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

October 15, 2015

The Associated Student Body Student Senate voted seven to two against a proposed recall effort of Los Rios Student Trustee Cameron Weaver, who came under fire for casting doubt on whether the Holocaust actually took place in a 55-minute interview with the Current on Sept. 16. Following the vote, Sen....

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...

Editorial: The leaders we deserve

Comments trivializing the deaths of minority groups are not new to American River College's student government (Graphic by Barbara Harvey).

September 29, 2015

How many derogatory things must our student government representatives say before we can say that they’re part of a hate group? In light of Los Rios Student Trustee Cameron Weaver’s comments speculating on whether the Holocaust actually took place, that’s a pretty good question to ask. The So...

Riley’s ASB win Nullified

Former ASB Student Senate Director of Finance Jorge Riley speaks in the student center at the candidate forum during last spring's ASB elections

John Ferrannini and John Ferrannini

August 25, 2014

There will be a special election to fill the vacant position of American River College ASB Student Senate president Sept. 9. Students can vote from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. that day on their eServices accounts. ASB Student Senate Vice President Leslie Milan Fisher will serve as interim ASB Student...

Riley throws away copies of The Current newspapers in the student center

Photo by Emily K. Rabasto

Melissa Hurtado and Melissa Hurtado

November 14, 2013

Associated Student Body member Jorge Riley was seen throwing away piles of the school’s student-run newspaper, The Current, at the Student Center Thursday. The newspaper staff was informed early this morning that Riley was seen gathering copies of the paper by the Starbucks lounge areas in the student...

Letter to the Editor: Jorge Riley

Current Reader

November 12, 2013

The following is a letter to the American River Current from acting Associated Student Body president Jorge Riley.  To the editor: During my time here as Student Body President I have been constantly struggling with the administrators about many different issues.  First off it’s no secret t...

ASB Director of Finance Jorge Riley: Profile of a Controversial Candidate

ASB Director of Finance Jorge Riley: Profile of a Controversial Candidate

Tracy Johnson Novak and Tracy Johnson-Novak

May 8, 2013

Amidst protests and controversy, newly elected Associated Student Body Director of Finance, Jorge Riley, tells The Current about his personal struggles and goals for ASB. “Just look for the Native American in the suit,” said Jorge Riley, newly elected Associated Student Body Director of Finan...

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