The American River Current

Editorial: ASB ignores Holocaust survivor after defending Holocaust denier

(Photo illustration by Barbara Harvey)

December 4, 2015

It is highly disappointing that after multiple members of the American River College student government claimed to not be certain of all of the facts of the Holocaust, they did not take  the opportunity to attend an ARC event that featured a speaker who is a Holocaust survivor. This shows that th...

Letter to the editor: Holocaust event not advertised

Laurie Jones, the director of legislative affairs for the ASB Student Senate, said that she would have liked to attend the college hour on Tuesday featuring Holocaust survivor Leon Malmed, pictured, but she did not know it was happening. (Photo by John Ferrannini)

November 16, 2015

To the Editor: Thanks for a great article covering his (Holocaust survivor Leon Malmed’s) talk. Almost like being there, but I wish I had been. Too soon we won't have any survivors left to come talk. I had requested it, so you'd think they'd let me know. Next time a crucial event like this comes u...

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...

CAEB votes to support LGBT pride center

CAEB Whip Laurie Jones discusses the wording of a resolution supporting a potential LGBT pride center Tuesday. CAEB voted to support the proposal. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

November 12, 2015

The Associated Student Body Clubs and Events Board voted Tuesday to approve a resolution that offers support to a proposed LGBT pride center on campus. The resolution, which was authored by CAEB Whip Laurie Jones, calls for “the ARC Senate to urge the ARC administration, in partnership with the...

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 President on resignation: “They do not care about us”

Sam Kinsey, left, and Garrett Kegel resigned their positions Wednesday as ASB Student Senate vice president and president respectively, according to ASB adviser Juan Miguel Blanco. (Photo by Matthew Wilke)

John Ferrannini and Jordan Schauberger

October 2, 2015

By John Ferrannini and Jordan Schauberger Former Associated Student Body Student Senate President Garrett Kegel sent an email to the Current Friday in which he made serious allegations against the American River College administration and ASB adviser Juan Miguel Blanco while discussing the reasons for...

Former Student Senate president gives no reason for abrupt resignation

Sen. Kevin Phan, left, is sworn into the Student Senate at Thursday's meeting by David Hylton, who is acting as Senate president following the unexpected resignation of Garrett Kegel. (Photo by Joseph Daniels)

Jordan Schauberger

October 1, 2015

Former Associated Student Body Student Senate President Garrett Kegel, who unexpectedly resigned Wednesday, did not give a reason for his sudden resignation during Thursday’s ASB meeting. Former vice president Sam Kinsey, who also resigned from his position as Wednesday, gave a short speech to the...

CAEB reflects on Club Day and plans for future events

CAEB President Justin Nicholson, Vice President Mary Stedman and Director of Communication Bruce Rand applaud the success of last week’s Club Day during CAEB’s Tuesday meeting at ARC.
(Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

September 30, 2015

The Clubs and Events Board (CAEB) discussed the success and failures of last week’s Club Day and planned next month’s Club day for most of its meeting Tuesday. CAEB President Justin Nicholson commended all of the clubs for their participation and noted that this year they seemed more involved. ...

ASB members express support for Trustee ‘skeptical’ of the Holocaust

Students respond to Student Trustee Cameron Weaver's,(Left), Holocaust skepticism made in an interview with The Current Sept. 16.  Students share varying levels of support, outrage and ambiguity for Weaver's comments. (File Photo)

John Ferrannini, Barbara Harvey, and Jordan Schauberger

September 30, 2015

By John Ferrannini, Jordan Schauberger and Barbara Harvey Members of the Associated Student Body student government have expressed support for embattled Los Rios Student Trustee Cameron Weaver after he expressed doubt about historical accounts of the Holocaust, the Sept. 11 attacks and his opinions...

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...

ASB Student Senate endorses bus pass measure in first meeting

Sam Kinsey, left, and Garrett Kegel resigned their positions Wednesday as ASB Student Senate vice president and president respectively, according to ASB adviser Juan Miguel Blanco. (Photo by Matthew Wilke)

Jordan Schauberger and Jordan Schauberger

September 3, 2015

The Associated Student Body (ASB) Student Senate’s first meeting of the fall semester saw the appointment of two new board members and a vote in favor of the measure renewing the universal transit pass for Los Rios students. David Hilton and Laure Jones were appointed to the board as senators while...

Students could lose Los Rios bus pass

Students walk toward the entrance of the No. 1 Bus on the corner of College Oak Drive and Orange Grove Avenue on Aug. 31, 2015. Measure A, which renewed the universal transit pass, has passed after a vote by Los Rios students on eServices. (Photo by John Ferrannini)

John Ferrannini and John Ferrannini

September 2, 2015

A previous version of this story falsely reported that the student body presidents of the Los Rios colleges asked regional transit to exempt disabled students from the three unit minimum for the universal transit pass. Also, it has been clarified that a 50 percent discounted bus pass would be $50. Like many oth...

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