The American River Current

Gun reform should not be limited to just preventing mass shootings

There have been 39 mass shootings in the United States this year according to the Gun Violence Archive (GVA). (Photo illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Oden Taylor

October 14, 2019

“Hell yes, we are going to take your AR-15, your AK-47,” Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke said during the third democratic debate on Sept.12.  The call for gun reform and regulation should not be limited to just preventing mass shootings. People are getting shot everyday and t...

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...

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...

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