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Statewide student leadership organization could have its funds frozen

SSCCC board members discuss March in March funding over Facebook messenger. A report came out earlier this month claim that the board violated Brown Act. (Screencapture from SSCCC transparency report)

Robert Hansen

March 29, 2016

A report compiled by the Student Senate for California Community College region two council found evidence for corruption, lack of transparency and accountability against the SSCCC. The SSCCC represents 2.3 million California community college students and region two represents American River College alon...

Senate passes campus safety bill, discusses RT fares at meeting

Student Senate President David Hylton II talks about potential themes for the upcoming Club Day  at Thursday's Senate meeting. Club Day will be on March 17. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Hannah Darden

February 26, 2016

A campus safety resolution, the cancellation of March in March and a resolution against the proposed raise of Sacramento Regional Transit (RT) fares were among the topics discussed at the American River College Associated Student Body Student Senate meeting Thursday. The resolution for safety prioritization pas...

ASB Notebook: Campus safety, March in March cancellation big topics at recent board meetings

Student Senate President David Hylton II discusses the agenda for the Feb. 18, 2016 Student Senate meeting. Hylton also recently announced that he plans to seek re-election this semester. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

February 22, 2016

Director of Legislative Affairs Laurie Jones introduced a bill aimed at campus safety at the Feb. 8 Student Senate meeting. A shooting took place on the campus of Sacramento City College during the fall 2015 semester—the first-ever shooting on a Los Rios Community College Campus—which along with many...

Annual student rally March in March canceled due to lack of funding

Students gather for the March in March rally in spring of last year. The rally, this year, has been cancelled by the Student Senate for California Community Colleges due to lack of funding.
(File Photo)

Robert Hansen

February 17, 2016

In May 2008, the financial crisis had begun and students from across the state rallied at the Capitol in Sacramento advocating against then Gov. Schwarzenegger’s proposed education cuts. The event, known as March in March, is organized to support community college student leaders, by engaging in...

Senate pays six-month-old Aramark bill

Director of Communications Tami Dunning reads the Senate agenda for Thursday's meeting. The board was unable to complete an agenda item to pay a six-year-old Aramark bill, so they held a special meeting on Friday and payed the outstanding balance in full. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

February 5, 2016

American River College’s Student Senate passed a bill to pay $1,241 to Aramark for catering the 2015 Fall Leadership Summit, during a special meeting Friday. Senate called the special meeting because they were unable to pass the bill during previous meetings. The inability to get the bill pa...

Senate approves $12,000 for March in March funding

Associated Student Body Senate President David Hylton II, urges more community involvement from the board next semester during the Senate meeting on Thursday, Dec. 3. 
(Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

December 10, 2015

The Associated Student Body Student Senate passed three bills at its meeting on Dec. 3, including $12,000 to fund the upcoming March in March. The March in March is a yearly demonstration traditionally held in downtown Sacramento in which students seek to make lawmakers aware of their opinions about co...

March in March 2015 photo gallery

March in March 2015 photo gallery

Miranda Bolar

March 5, 2015

On Monday Students from various community colleges protested educational funding at the annual March in March at the state capital. Photos by Miranda Bolar         [slideshow_deploy id='16850']...

Editor-in-Chief puts down his pen to lobby for students

American river current co-editor-in-chief Ed Gebing works on his sign for the March in March rally.

Ed Gebing and Ed Gebing

March 14, 2014

While I carried a sign at the March in March, ARC Associated Student Body Student Senate President Kenneth Hinton carried his cellphone. Hinton had said that the main focus of the march, was to lobby the state legislature, for textbook affordability. On Feb. 4, 27 – days before the march –...

Photo Gallery: March in March

March 12, 2014

Students took to the capitol on March 3 for March in March, an advocacy event for students to lobby for a more affordable education and protest budget cuts to community colleges. The March began at Raley Field and ended at the capitol steps with a series of speakers rallying for education. ...

Los Rios students rally at the Capitol

Leading the march, Keith Montes of Diablo Valley College raises his middle fingers

Barbara Harvey and Barbara Harvey

March 10, 2014

On Monday, March 3, community college students from all over California gathered at Raley Field for the annual “March In March” rally, which seeks to protect the affordability and accessibility of public higher education. Among those present were representatives from the Associated Student Body S...

Few ARC students participate in March in March

John Ferrannini and John Ferrannini

March 3, 2014

Hundreds of California community college students–including five from American River College–assembled at Raley Field Monday morning to march to the capitol in downtown Sacramento to protest for more affordable higher education. The student protesters beat drums, sang and chanted as they made their way across the Tower Br...

March in March 2013

Presidents and other officers of ASB organizations from Community Colleges in Cities such as San Francisco lead the march to the capitol building on Monday, March 4, 2013. (Photos by Emily K. Rabasto)

Jeff Gonzales and Jeff Gonzales

March 13, 2013

American River College Students flowed to the steps of the State’s Capital to protest the costs of education throughout California Collegiate Systems. Snare drums, chanting, colorful shirts, and signs all marked the marching of students in downtown Sacramento on Monday, March 4. American River Co...

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