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Former Associated Student Body Student Senate Director of Finance, Jorge Riley, speaks in the American River College Student Center at the candidate forum during the Spring 2014 ASB elections. (File Photo)

Jorge Riley’s path to U.S. Capitol insurrection started at ARC

Oden Taylor, Editor-In-Chief March 3, 2021

American River College alumnus Jorge Riley’s name has dominated local headlines since he and many other supporters of former President Donald Trump stormed the United States Capitol on Jan. 6. Though...

Former American River College student, Jorge Riley, was arrested after admitting on video that he was involved in the Jan. 6, 2021, storming of the U.S. Capitol. (Photo courtesy of CBS)

Former ARC student, Jorge Riley, arrested after storming capitol

Heather Amberson, Managing Editor January 29, 2021

On Jan. 6, former American River College student Jorge Riley joined thousands of Donald Trump’s supporters in storming the U.S. Capitol after Trump delivered a speech, in which many argue, he urged his...

John Edgar, a member of the anti-abortion activist group Project Truth, stands in front of one of the groups 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)

Anti-abortion group visits ARC

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,...

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)

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

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,...

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)

Student Senate votes not to recall embattled Trustee who questioned Holocaust

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...

The Associated Student Body Student Senate deliberates on a proposed recall of Los Rios Trustee Cameron Weaver at Thursdays 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)

Editorial: ‘Student voice’ is no longer the voice of the students

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...

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

Editorial: The leaders we deserve

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...

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

Riley’s ASB win Nullified

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...

Photo by Emily K. Rabasto

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

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...

Letter to the Editor: Jorge Riley

Current Reader and 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...

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

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

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...

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