The American River Current

ASB allocates $5000 for senate training

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)

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 the ASB Desktop Color Printer Bill F19-XX. The total cost of the bills would be $6,300. The first m...

California Senate passes bill to stop discrimination towards natural hair

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)

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 from discrimination based on natural hairstyles including afros, braids and twists. According to the...

CAEB plans for Club Day

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)

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 meeting began with the announcement of Club Day by Student Senate President Rebeca Rico-Chavez. “I...

CAEB seeks representatives and discusses club funding

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)

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 meeting started with an announcement from Student Senate President Rebeca Rico-Chavez, who introduced Sa...

New ASB student senators sworn in, adviser steps down

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)

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 campaign. Advisor Frankie Johnson opened the meeting with announcing her departure from the advi...

California passes community college legislation

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

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 funding to community colleges. Several of the Assembly and Senate bills passed will directly impa...

Finals giveaway set, resolutions are passed at Senate meeting

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

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 away supplies for finals. Members of Senate will hand out scantrons and bluebooks for finals fro...

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" on Robert Hansen's article is correct, because that did happen, albeit in Fall of 2014. (This is news?) The...

Editorial: ARC student leaders lack leadership

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)

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 never receive an answer to that question. Within the last week Hylton has openly expressed a desire to bri...

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...

Members of CAEB appointed to judiciary committee

Whip Laurie Jones reads the CAEB meeting agenda during the meeting Tuesday. The board appointed members to a judiciary committee to look into the possible removal of Senate member Tamara Dunning.
(Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Robert Hansen

January 28, 2016

American River College’s Club and Events Board (CAEB) Vice President Mary Stedman and Director of Activities Kylie Marx were appointed to the judiciary committee that will make the decision to suspend or remove Student Senate Director of Communications Tamara Dunning at Tuesday’s CAEB meeting. ...

Senate Vice President files petition for the removal of fellow board member

Vice President Valencia Scott (not pictured) filed a petition Tuesday calling for the possible removal of Director of Communications Tamara Dunning (right).
(Photo by Karen Reay)

Robert Hansen

January 25, 2016

A petition was filed Tuesday by American River College Student Senate Vice President Valencia Scott, calling for the removal of Tamara Dunning, director of communications, after allegedly “unprofessional” and “disruptive” comments were made during a Senate meeting on Jan. 14, according to the Senate President...

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