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Filtered water bottle refill stations installed at ARC

An American River College student refills a water jug with at a new refill station in Davis Hall. Five refill stations across campus during spring break and ARC will install more around campus in the coming weeks. (Photo by Itzin Alpizar).

Itzin Alpizar

April 15, 2016

Five filtered water bottle refill stations were installed around the American River College campus that will save a minimum of 16,000 plastic bottles and $28,000 from the students’ budgets per term, according to the website of the company who makes the stations, ELKAY. Two stations each were installed in both t...

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...

Sustainability at ARC receives $50,000 for recycle bin installations.

Two new Big Belly units sit on the American River College campus. The 14 Max-R recycle stations  and two Big Belly stations were installed around campus between February and March 2016. (Photo by Itzin Alpizar).

Itzin Alpizar

April 1, 2016

A previous version of this story incorrectly identified Sustainability at ARC as a committee and project in the headline and incorrectly identified Don Reid as Ron Reid and Jake Parker as Jake Potter. $50,000 was awarded to American River College sustainability representative Don Reid of the Buildings...

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 ...

Editorial: ‘Student voice’ is no longer the voice of the students

The Associated Student Body Student Senate deliberates on a proposed recall of Los Rios Trustee Cameron Weaver at Thursday's meeting. After the resignations of Garrett Kegel and Sam Kinsey, Justin Nicholson, far left, is the only member of the board actually elected by the students. (Photo by Karen Reay)

October 12, 2015

A previous version of this editorial falsely stated that only one member of the Associated Student Body Student Senate, CAEB President Justin Nicholson, was elected by the students. In fact, Sen. McKaela Broitman was also elected during last spring's election.  When only two members of the Asso...

ASB members express support for Trustee ‘skeptical’ of the Holocaust

Students respond to Student Trustee Cameron Weaver's,(Left), Holocaust skepticism made in an interview with The Current Sept. 16.  Students share varying levels of support, outrage and ambiguity for Weaver's comments. (File Photo)

John Ferrannini, Barbara Harvey, and Jordan Schauberger

September 30, 2015

By John Ferrannini, Jordan Schauberger and Barbara Harvey Members of the Associated Student Body student government have expressed support for embattled Los Rios Student Trustee Cameron Weaver after he expressed doubt about historical accounts of the Holocaust, the Sept. 11 attacks and his opinions...

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