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Student Senate urged to take action towards resolutions, discusses accessibility during construction

The Associated Student Body Senate President Rebeca Rico-Chavez sat between Vice President Elena DeNecochea (left) and Parliamentarian Lorenzo Cuesta (right) at the front table of the board meeting at American River College on Sept. 14, 2018.
Rico-Chavez was chosen to attend the Student Senate for the Fall ​2018 California Community Colleges General Assembly as ARC's delegate. 

(Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Hannah Yates

September 19, 2018

The Associated Student Body Student Senate discussed bills that would improve multiple health resources available on campus, and continued their discussion regarding budgets last Friday. Quorum was met, as four out of the six senate officers were present at roll call during the board meeting on Se...

Senate allocates $1,000 to the American River Review

American River College student senate president Valencia Scott (left) and Parliamentarian Lorenzo Cuesta (right) listen to discussion at the October 13, 2016 meeting in the board room. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

John Ennis

October 17, 2016

The ARC student senate added new board members and passed a bill to fund the American River Review at their meeting on Thursday. Senator Yasmeen Baxter was sworn in early in the meeting then President Valencia Scott introduced their newest appointment, Fatemeh Mehraban, who told the board about h...

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...

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...

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...

ASB Notebook: Boards plan for upcoming events

Student Senate President David Hylton and Senate Director of Finance Jeremy Diefenbacher listen to Medieval Battle Club organizer Makayla Harley suggest her ideas for the Feb. 11 Club Day. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

February 3, 2016

Club Day will be held on Thursday, Feb. 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with the theme “Love Through the Ages,” according to Clubs and Events Board President Justin Nicholson. Each club will chose to represent people in love across different time periods. Several games are in the works for the seme...

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