The American River Current

Two bills passed at 15-minute CAEB meeting

CAEB whip, Laurie Jones, motions to approve Bill S16-14, the

Claire Bathory

April 28, 2016

The Clubs and Events Board meeting adjourned after 15 minutes Tuesday after two bills were passed and the re-election of the president and vice president was affirmed. All four votes were passed by unanimous decision. CAEB whip Laurie Jones said afterward that “it was the shortest meeting on...

CAEB hosts “Kaleidoscope Games” Club Day

American River College student Angelica DeGuzman went low during the limbo competition at Club day near the book store on April 14, 2016. Club day rules allows the person to touch the ground as long as their hands don't touch the ground. (Photo by Joe Padilla)

Sharriyona Platt

April 18, 2016

American River College’s Club and Events Board (CAEB) hosted the “Kaleidoscope Games” Club Day Thursday. “This was the most game-filled Club Day of the semester,” CAEB President Justin Nicholson said Games included freeze dance, musical chairs, limbo and cup stacking. There were several clubs invol...

Senate buys new Surface Pro 4’s, short-film festival postponed

Director of Finance Jeremy Diefenbacher waits to respond to disussion regarding the bill he authored allocating the spending for 10 laptops for ASB members. Senate approved $13,000 for 10 laptops for current and future ASB members to improve the efficiency of the board. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

April 13, 2016

The Student Senate passed a bill for $13,000 to purchase ten laptops for ASB members use at conventions and committees, and to pass down information to their successors, at Tuesday’s meeting. The laptops, the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 model, are supposed to help continue the flow of information from ...

ASB Notebook: ASB Candidates speak at forum

CAEB President Justin Nicholson (left) and Director of Finance Jeremy Diefenbacher (left) review the results of the survey at the the Senate meeting on April 7, 2016.  (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

April 11, 2016

The forums for Associated Student Body (ASB) candidates, of which all eight ran unopposed, were held on April 5 and 6 in the Student Center. Each of the candidates shared with students how they would serve ARC students as members of ASB. Valencia Scott, who is running for Senate President, share...

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 ...

Senate debates whether more police are needed on campus at meeting

Senate Director of Activities Kevin Phan tells the board why American River College needs more police on campus. Phan introduced a resolution urging the Los Rios Police Department to station officers in the library, Davies Hall and the Student Center during Thursday's meeting. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

April 8, 2016

A resolution urging Los Rios Police Department to add more police on campus caused a passionate discussion about preventing mass shootings on campus at Thursday’s American River College Associated Student Body Student Senate meeting. Senate urged the LRPD station to place a minimum of at least one off...

CAEB plans next week’s Kaleidoscope Games Club Day

Club and Events Board (CAEB) President Justin Nicholson discusses the Kaleidoscope Games Club Day at the American River College CAEB meeting. The event will be held on April 14. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

April 6, 2016

The American River College Club and Events Board (CAEB) discussed the April 14 Kaleidoscope Games Club Day and allocated $300 for the ASB Film Festival at its meeting Tuesday. The Kaleidoscope Games are being planned to be the most game-filled Club Day of the semester, which has not been easy work...

Advocacy in April to replace March in March

SSCCC President Dalhia Salem listens to board discussion  at the Student Senate meeting in the ARC Board Room on March 31, 2016. Salem, a Foothills College student, came to the meeting to present the Advocacy in April event to the Student Senate. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

April 2, 2016

Advocacy in April, the event to replace March in March, was presented by Dahlia Salem, president of Student Senate for California Community Colleges (SSCCC), at Thursday’s American River College Student Senate meeting. March in March was an event organized to support community college student leaders ...

Senate discusses funding limits for students attending NCORE

Director of Legislative Affairs Laurie Jones discusses a bill as Senate President David Hylton II reads the days agenda at the March 15 meeting. Jones introduced a resolution urging ARC and the Los Rios district to get in compliance with the Student Voter Education Act of 2003. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

March 16, 2016

A bill allocating funds for students to attend NCORE, a race and equality conference held in San Francisco, was again sent back to be revised to lower the amount at Tuesday’s Associated Student Body Student Senate meeting. Both the Sociology Club and Progressive Democrats Club hope to use the money ...

Hylton refutes student’s comments, high spending bills passed at Senate meeting

Senate President David Hylton II listnes to board discussion at the American River College Student Senate meeting Thursday. Hylton refuted comments from a student claiming that Hylton didn't address concerns regarding proposed Sacramento Regional Transit fare increases the student had. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

March 11, 2016

American River College’s Associated Student Body Student Senate President David Hylton II refuted comments regarding his refusal to help oppose the Regional Transit fare increase at Thursday’s meeting. Asher Bedingfield, an ARC student, claimed that he had previously seeked help from Hylton to ...

ASB Notebook: Campus safety resolution, Club Day theme decided at recent meetings

CAEB President Justin Nicholson sits in on a recent Student Senate meeting. Nicholson said he is looking forward to planning the March 17 Club Day, which will have a

Robert Hansen

March 8, 2016

The resolution for safety prioritization passed unanimously, a Club Day theme was decided, and ASB application packets were made available at recent Associated Student Body Clubs and Events Board and Student Senate meetings. Senate President David Hylton proposed the creation of an on-campus event to ...

Bylaws and procedural expert attends his first Student Senate meeting at ARC

Professional Parlimentarian Lorenzo Cuesta listens to Sen. Laurie Jones discuss a bill at the American River College Student Senate meeting on Thursday, March 3, 2016. Cuesta, an expert on procedural functions and following bylaws at meetings, was attending his first meeting with ARC's Student Senate. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

March 4, 2016

Parliamentarian Lorenzo Cuesta had his first meeting Thursday as a consultant to the American River College Associated Student Body Student Senate. Cuesta, who is a member of the National Association of Parliamentarians, works all over the state assisting boards of directors, colleges and special gro...

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