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ARC clubs determined to still help the community despite campus shutdown

The American River College Pi Theta Kappa Club have reached out to the greater community and are working with the Sacramento Food Bank to help distribute food to the homeless during the COVID-19 pandemic, while they are unable to function on campus. (file photo)

Josh Ghiorso, Arts & Culture Editor

May 14, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, American River College has been closed to students and teachers since mid-March. This has created a difficult time for ARC organizations and clubs that rely on the campus to connect with students. However, these clubs have had to adapt to the changes to remain active and main...

Honor society, Muslim Student Association partner to help refugees

The Phi Theta Kappa

Hannah Darden

November 28, 2016

The Phi Theta Kappa honor society has partnered with the Muslim Student Association at ARC to create “Welcoming Arms,” a support project providing care packages and clothing kits for Syrian refugee families in San Diego. The students are working with the Syrian Community Network in San Diego to...

CAEB hosts “Kaleidoscope Games” Club Day

American River College student Angelica DeGuzman went low during the limbo competition at Club day near the book store on April 14, 2016. Club day rules allows the person to touch the ground as long as their hands don't touch the ground. (Photo by Joe Padilla)

Sharriyona Platt

April 18, 2016

American River College’s Club and Events Board (CAEB) hosted the “Kaleidoscope Games” Club Day Thursday. “This was the most game-filled Club Day of the semester,” CAEB President Justin Nicholson said Games included freeze dance, musical chairs, limbo and cup stacking. There were several clubs invol...

Phi Theta Kappa hosted 1st annual fundraiser banquet

From left to right, The Initiative's Kyle Tyson, Anothony Johnson, Raven Kauba, and Darius Upshaw discuss the artwork that is on display and for sale at the First Annual Phi Theta Kappa Fundraiser Banquet on Mar. 12, 2016.  (Photograph by Timon Barkley)

Sharriyona Platt

March 15, 2016

The American River College Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society hosted their first annual fundraising banquet at the Timber Creek Ballroom in Roseville on Saturday. The fundraiser consisted of an art showcase and auction, a dessert auction, silent auction, live music and a dinner catered by the Timber Creek...

Hylton refutes student’s comments, high spending bills passed at Senate meeting

Senate President David Hylton II listnes to board discussion at the American River College Student Senate meeting Thursday. Hylton refuted comments from a student claiming that Hylton didn't address concerns regarding proposed Sacramento Regional Transit fare increases the student had. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

March 11, 2016

American River College’s Associated Student Body Student Senate President David Hylton II refuted comments regarding his refusal to help oppose the Regional Transit fare increase at Thursday’s meeting. Asher Bedingfield, an ARC student, claimed that he had previously seeked help from Hylton to ...

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: 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...

Next month’s Club Day theme discussed, 2 bills pass at CAEB meeting

CAEB Director of Communications Bruce Rand asks a question for the proposed theme for next month's Club Day. Ideas discussed at the meeting included a potential

Robert Hansen

February 18, 2016

Themes for next month’s Club Day were discussed and two bills were passed at Tuesday’s Club and Events Board (CAEB) meeting. Rep. Mikayla Harwig of the Medieval Battle Club suggested a “Heroes and Villains” theme with clubs dressing up as characters such as Marvel or DC super heroes and villa...

Phi Theta Kappa hosts first annual fundraiser banquet

Phi Theta Kappa project organizer Kevin Jenco speaks to CAEB whip Laurie Jones about future activities the club have planned. Phi Theta Kappa are hosting their first annual fundraiser banquet at the Timber Creek Ballroom in Roseville, California on Mar. 12. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Allante Morris and Sharriyona Platt

February 11, 2016

By Allante Morris and Sharriyona Platt The Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at American River College is hosting their first annual fundraiser banquet to provide a forum for the many student artists at ARC to present their creativity in meeting the challenge of a themed art piece. The event will be ...

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