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Student Senate decides on travel costs, public asks about lactation rooms

Members of the Associated Student Body Student Senate listen as Advisor Frankie Johnson gives feedback about the resolutions presented during a board meeting at American River College on Sept. 21, 2018. (Photo by Hannah Yates)

Hannah Yates

September 26, 2018

The Associated Student Body Student Senate discussed how the board would spend money on ASB travel and promotion, and reported progress on health resolutions at American River College on Sept. 21. Before the senate reviewed their own resolutions, they needed to read the resolutions that would be pr...

Student Senate appoints new member, supports resolutions to lower the cost of public transportation for students

Student Senate President Valencia Scott (left) and Parliamentarian Lorenzo Cuesta (right) at the student senate meeting on No. 10. (Photo by John Ennis)

John Ennis

November 14, 2016

Student Senate President Valencia Scott introduced their newest senator, Silencio Ratkowski, on Thursday after an emotional chair message about the significance of the election results and her empathy and support for the students she represents. Ratkowski is a math major and said that he is excited to be a pa...

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 ...

Student Senate President says he won’t bring marijuana to General Assembly

American River College student government members Jeremy Diefenbacher (left) and David Hylton (right) were both sent home from General Assembly in the fall of 2014 for substance issues. Diefenbacher chose not to attend the spring 2016 GA, while Hylton will be a part of ARC's delegation. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

April 8, 2016

Update, April 9, 2016 at 12:17 p.m.: A previous version of the story incorrectly said that Senate Vice President Valencia Scott would be attending GA. She will not be attending, but Sen. James Cortright will be. Update, April 8, 2016 at 11:13 p.m.: A previous version of the headline incorrectly identified S...

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 ...

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...

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