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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...

Editorial: RT raising fares would target struggling students

Students board a Sacramento Regional Transit bus directly in front of the American River College campus. RT released a plan to raise fares that would include eliminating the paratransit monthly pass, among other changes. (File Photo)

March 3, 2016

Sacramento Regional Transit is proposing a fare increase that would punish American River College students for using public transportation while taking three units or less. Currently, ARC students who take 3.1 units or more are eligible for the Universal Transit Pass, which acts as a bus and light r...

Student recounts strong-arm robbery

American River College student Monea Mitchell, 18, was the victim of a strong-arm robbery at the No. 1 bus stop on College Oak Drive, next to the main campus (Photo by John Ferrannini).

John Ferrannini

November 2, 2015

Update, Nov. 3 at 9:56 a.m.: This story has been updated to clarify the fact that the police told Monea Mitchell's mother that Monea had to call 911 because they needed to track her location. After her nighttime English class got out on Oct. 19, American River College student Monea Mitchell was waiti...

Regional Transit agreement passes

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

September 25, 2015

The measure extending the universal transit pass (UTP) agreement between Sacramento Regional Transit and the Los Rios district passed, according to Scott Crow, American River College’s public information officer. All Los Rios students taking more than three units at a particular college were eligible...

Opinion: Bus pass measure not perfect, but the best choice

Students board the No. 1 Bus on the corner of College Oak Drive and Orange Grove Avenue adjacent to American River College. Students should support Measure A, which would renew the universal transit pass for Los Rios students. (Photo by John Ferrannini)

Ashlynn Johnson, John Ferrannini, John Ferrannini, and Ashlynn Johnson

September 9, 2015

By John Ferrannini and Ashlynn Johnson Voting to renew the universal transit pass (UTP) agreement between the Los Rios district and Sacramento Regional Transit (RT) on Eservices on Sept. 22 and 23 would benefit all students, whether they take the bus or drive. Measure A, which is up for a vote by al...

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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