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Mass shooting resolution fails, Hylton addresses Current editorial at Senate’s final meeting

Associated Student Body Student Senate President David Hylton addresses the board during Thursday's Student Senate meeting. It was the board's final meeting of the spring 2016 semester. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

May 7, 2016

The American River College Associated Student Body (ASB) Student Senate failed to pass a resolution that originally called for more police to be stationed in the Student Center, Davies Hall and the library. The board has spent at least 20 minutes discussing this resolution during each of the last thr...

State event for student leaders canceled

SSCCC President Dalhia Salem listens to board discussion at an ARC Student Senate meeting in late March. Salem was one of the proponents for Advocacy in April after the originally scheduled March in March was cancelled. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

April 20, 2016

Advocacy in April, an event organized to support community college student leaders by engaging in legislative visits at the Capitol building, was canceled by the Student Senate for California Community Colleges (SSCCC). An email was sent out today by Naeema Kaleem, the SSCCC secretary. “Due to ...

Advocacy in April to replace March in March

SSCCC President Dalhia Salem listens to board discussion  at the Student Senate meeting in the ARC Board Room on March 31, 2016. Salem, a Foothills College student, came to the meeting to present the Advocacy in April event to the Student Senate. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

April 2, 2016

Advocacy in April, the event to replace March in March, was presented by Dahlia Salem, president of Student Senate for California Community Colleges (SSCCC), at Thursday’s American River College Student Senate meeting. March in March was an event organized to support community college student leaders ...

Statewide student leadership organization could have its funds frozen

SSCCC board members discuss March in March funding over Facebook messenger. A report came out earlier this month claim that the board violated Brown Act. (Screencapture from SSCCC transparency report)

Robert Hansen

March 29, 2016

A report compiled by the Student Senate for California Community College region two council found evidence for corruption, lack of transparency and accountability against the SSCCC. The SSCCC represents 2.3 million California community college students and region two represents American River College alon...

Editorial: ARC ASB is better off without March in March

Students gather for the March in March rally in spring of last year. The rally, this year, has been cancelled by the Student Senate for California Community Colleges due to lack of funding.
(File Photo)

February 23, 2016

The cancellation of the March in March event may be a sign that it’s time for American River College’s Associated Student Body boards to rethink their approach to advocacy and representation. The original March in March took place in 2003, when thousands of students protested against fee hikes ...

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...

Annual student rally March in March canceled due to lack of funding

Students gather for the March in March rally in spring of last year. The rally, this year, has been cancelled by the Student Senate for California Community Colleges due to lack of funding.
(File Photo)

Robert Hansen

February 17, 2016

In May 2008, the financial crisis had begun and students from across the state rallied at the Capitol in Sacramento advocating against then Gov. Schwarzenegger’s proposed education cuts. The event, known as March in March, is organized to support community college student leaders, by engaging in...

Senate begins discussions on recalling Student Trustee

Sen. Tamara Dunning raises her hand asking permission to speak on the proposed recall of Los Rios Student Trustee Cameron Weaver on Thursday. Three of the four student governments of the Los Rios colleges would have to agree to recall Weaver for a special election to take place. (Photo by Karen Reay)

Jordan Schauberger

October 9, 2015

The Associated Student Body Student Senate began discussions on the possible recall of Los Rios Student Trustee Cameron Weaver, appointed two new members and approved funding for advertising during their meeting Thursday. Weaver has come under fire for making remarks in a Sept. 16 interview with the Current that cast doubt on whether the Holocaust actually to...

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