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Mass shooting resolution fails, Hylton addresses Current editorial at Senate’s final meeting

Associated Student Body Student Senate President David Hylton addresses the board during Thursday's Student Senate meeting. It was the board's final meeting of the spring 2016 semester. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

May 7, 2016

The American River College Associated Student Body (ASB) Student Senate failed to pass a resolution that originally called for more police to be stationed in the Student Center, Davies Hall and the library. The board has spent at least 20 minutes discussing this resolution during each of the last thr...

Editorial: How the incoming ASB can be more effective

ASB election candidates Julian Lopez, Mary Stedman, Justin Nicholson, and Kevin Phan sit during the Candidate Forum at American River College on April 5. Unofficial election results show that they were all elected to the offices they ran for. (Photo by Sharriyona Platt)

April 28, 2016

[email protected] American River College’s most recent memories of student government are nothing but misrepresentation, disappointment and failure. However, the Associated Student Body is on the cusp of a new generation of student leadership and has the opportunity to restructure itsel...

Mass shooting resolution sparks debate at Senate meeting

Sen. Kevin Phan explains his resolution suggesting the Los Rios Police Department add more police on campus at the Student Senate meeting Thursday. Debate between board members lasted nearly 20 minutes before voting was postponed. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

April 23, 2016

A resolution urging the Los Rios Police Department to station more police on campus sparked debate amongst the American River College Student Senate at its meeting Thursday. Sen. Laurie Jones was the first to object, saying that “school shooting increases are a myth” according to her sociology t...

Unofficial results show 176 students vote in ASB elections

ASB candidates Alejandra Gilbert and Valencia Scott discuss ASB visibility, mental health awareness, and leadership at ARC during the candidate forum on April 6. All candidates in the election ran unopposed. (Photo by Sharriyona Platt)

Robert Hansen

April 19, 2016

The $15,000 spent on Rock the Vote yielded 176 votes from nearly 30,000 students in the American River College Associated Student Body elections, according to the Center for Leadership and Development (CL&D) unofficial results. That voter turnout comes to an average cost of around $85 per vote...

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...

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...

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