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American River College’s Associated Student Body voted for each of its members to receive $600 payment. (Photo by Shy Bell)

ASB passes bill allowing members to receive payment

Shy Bell, Staff Writer May 15, 2023

During its meeting on May 5, American River College’s Associated Student Body passed Bill 23-06. This bill allows members of the ASB to receive a $600 stipend. Brett Sawyer, student life supervisor,...

American River College’s Associated Student Body deliberates ways to implement new fees for funding during the April 21 meeting. (Photo by Shy Bell)

ARC’s ASB discusses possible increase in student fees

Shy Bell, Staff Writer May 4, 2023

American River College’s Associated Student Body discussed raising the student representation fee during its meeting on April 21.  In the silent boardroom, the student senate—which was missing...

Congress working together to help the American people, whether it be for Coronavirus relief or not, will help bring the country back together. (Photo courtesy of Pixabay)

A divided Congress could lead to another two years of standstill

Athena Acevedo, Staff Writer December 14, 2020

As the 2020 presidential election wraps up, there is still a looming race that is critical for a prosperous new session of Congress: the Georgia senate runoff race. One political party “runs” each...

ASB met on Aug. 30, 2019 to discuss three bills, American River College Student Senate President Aesha Abduljabbar addresses the senate and calls for a vote on a bill. (Photo by Josh Ghiorso)

ASB allocates $5000 for senate training

Josh Ghiorso September 16, 2019

The Student Senate met Aug. 30 to discuss the upcoming semester, introduce new members and pass three bills: the ASB Training Bill F19-XX, the Parliamentarian Consulting & Training Bill F19-XX, and...

Black women have been historically criticized for their natural hair. Today, they find power in embracing how they choose to wear their hair, natural or otherwise. (File Photo)

California Senate passes bill to stop discrimination towards natural hair

Gabe Carlos May 14, 2019

On April 22, the California State Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 188, also known as the CROWN (Create a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair) Act, which protects students and employees...

Student Senate and Clubs and Events President Rebeca Rico-Chavez, discuss with CAEB representatives about their activities and gathering weekly clubs reports at American River College on Oct. 30, 2018. (Photo by Hameed Zargry)

CAEB plans for Club Day

Hameed Zargry November 6, 2018

The Associated Student Body Clubs and Events Board met Oct. 30 to announce event dates, take reports from clubs, and to encourage club representatives to participate on the meeting agendas. The CAEB...

Newly appointed advisor and Student Life Supervisor Brett Sawyer addressed the different club representatives during a Clubs and Events Board meeting at American River College on Oct. 15, 2018. (Photo by Hameed Zargry)

CAEB seeks representatives and discusses club funding

Hameed Zargry October 29, 2018

The Associated Student Body Clubs and Events Board met Oct. 16 to introduce its new adviser Brett Sawyer to the club representatives, address available positions, and to promote active clubs. The CAEB...

Associated Student Body Vice President Elena DeNecochea shares ideas regarding the advocacy campaign to the board members at American River College on Oct. 5, 2018. (Photo by Hameed Zargry)

New ASB student senators sworn in, adviser steps down

Hameed Zargry October 16, 2018

The Associated Student Body Student Senate met Oct. 5 to discuss an adviser replacement, the swearing in of new student senators, decisions on public comments and establishing a committee for the advocacy...

On March 5 approximately  700,000 DACA recipients  will face the gradual loss of work permits and deportation protection.  (File Photo)

California passes community college legislation

Hannah Darden September 13, 2016

The California State Legislature ended their 2016 general session on Aug. 31, and several new bills were passed that affect community colleges statewide, along with an updated state budget that raises...

American River College Student Senate President David Hylton II shares his ideas for next weeks finals giveaway at Thursdays Senate meeting. ASB members are giving away bluebooks and scantrons from May 2 to May 5. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Finals giveaway set, resolutions are passed at Senate meeting

Robert Hansen April 29, 2016

The schedule for the finals giveaway was decided by the American River College Student Senate at Thursday’s meeting after 15 minutes of discussion. One of the ways Senate helps students is by giving...

Letter to the Editor: Editorial is an inaccurate portrayal of ASB President Hylton

Letter to the Editor: Editorial is an inaccurate portrayal of ASB President Hylton

April 18, 2016

Dear Editor: I realize that reporters probably do not write the headlines for their articles. In the April 13 edition of the Current (Vol. 6, Ed. 11), the lead headline of "Reefer, booze and GA"...

Student Senate President David Hylton II speaks at a Club and Events board meeting with Director of Finance Jeremy Diefenbacher at his side.  The two have shown poor leadership skills during their time with the ARC Associated Student Body. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Editorial: ARC student leaders lack leadership

April 11, 2016

When will our student leaders start acting like actual leaders? As long as Student Senate President David Hylton and Director of Finance Jeremy Diefenbacher remain in office, American River College may...

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