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ASB declines to endorse ballot propositions in effort to avoid controversy

Associated Student Body made the decision to stay neutral on the upcoming ballot propositions for the 2020 election on Oct. 16, 2020. ASB now meets over Zoom do to campus closure because of the COVID-19 pandemic.(File photo)
ASB discusses propositions, removing technology barriers for Senate
October 29, 2020

The Associated Student Body discussed the upcoming election propositions and made a decision to stay neutral on ballot measures to avoid the possibility of controversy and backlash during its Oct. 16 meeting. The...

CCC chancellor addresses student media in quarterly ConferZoom meeting

Quarterly Zoom press conferences with student media have become commonplace since the onset of the pandemic. (Screenshot by Thomas Cathey)
Eloy Ortiz Oakley touches on USAW, Election Day, and more
October 12, 2020

California Community College Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley hosted the first scheduled quarterly teleconference meeting of the semester with CCC’s student media on Sept. 24, where he provided important...

ASB creates exclusive website

Student Senate president Naomi Dasari explains the new independently-operated ARC Associated Student Body website during the meeting on Sept. 4, 2020.
In order to provide more features and easier navigation, ASB has designed a more user-friendly website
October 12, 2020

The Associated Student Body (ASB) at American River College created its own independent website in early September in an attempt to provide more details for students about what’s going on in their association. During...

ASB continues to fight for better financial aid packages

ARC Student Senate President Naomi Dasari (pictured, right, on Sept. 13, 2019) has been lobbying for SB 291 and more affordable college since last semester. (File photo by Alexis Warren)
Student Senate President Naomi Dasari and Director of Legislative Affairs Jacob Couch push for more affordable college by lobbying for SB 291
September 29, 2020

Early last year, California lawmakers introduced Senate Bill 291, which would alter financial aid packages so that they include the cost of living while attending a community college. Since then, Naomi...

ASB appoints new director, creates independent website

American River College's Student Senate president Naomi Dasari explains the new independently-operated ARC Associated Student Body website during the meeting on Sep. 4, 2020.
ASB is increasing communication through their new website and future newsletter
September 12, 2020

By Athena Acevedo [email protected] The American River College Associated Student Body Senate met Sept. 4 for the second meeting of the semester. The new director of activities, Amaan Shafia,...

ASB welcomes newest senate member, approves up to $13,300 on multiple bills

American River College Associated Student Body president Aesha Abduljabbar swears in newest senate member, Ross Kolesnikov at a Student Senate meeting on Feb. 7, 2020. (Photo by Brandon Zamora)
February 13, 2020

The American River College Associated Student Body Senate met on Feb. 7 to discuss multiple bills, including the ARC Promo Team Bill, which was approved. The senate also swore in its newest member.  Before...

ASB plans end of semester celebration

The Associated Student Body Senate spoke about the success of the food pantry and passing funds for a Black Student Union conference on April 26, 2019. (Photo by Anthony Barnes)
May 9, 2019

The American River College Associated Student Body passed two bills on April 26 covering expenses for an end of the year celebration for ASB and funding for a Black Student Union diversity conference that...

ARC elects first Muslim woman ASB Senate President

Aesha Abduljabbar answers questions about student ID cards while working as a SAGE student ambassador in the Center for Leadership and Development at American River College on April 30, 2019. Abduljabbar was recently elected the first Muslim woman Associated Student Body Student Senate President at ARC. (Photo by Hameed Zargry)
May 2, 2019

Aesha Abduljabbar was recently elected the first Muslim woman American River College Associated Student Body Student Senate President, with 226 votes in the 2019 student elections. On April 9 and 10,...

ASB talks on oath event

American River College Associated Student Body  vice president Juan Melesio supervises the ASB meeting on April 12, 2019 in the Student Center. ASB members discussed new summer program courses, updated student election results, and assigned a committee to help the transition for the current board. (Photo by Hameed Zargry)
April 30, 2019

The American River College Associated Student Body met on April 12 to discuss new summer program courses, election results and to assign a committee to help transition new ASB board members into the current...

ASB encourages more students to vote ahead of elections

On April 9 and April 10, students can vote for ASB election candidates via their eServices account, from 5 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. (Photo by Thomas Cathey
April 8, 2019

On April 9 and 10, elections for the Associated Student Body (ASB) at American River College will start with positions for both the Clubs and Events Board (CAEB) and the student senate up for votes. CAEB...

ASB will vote on air quality policy resolution at SSCC

Associated Student Body senators discuss resolutions at American River College on March 8, 2019, that will be voted on at the Student Senate for California Community Colleges spring 2019 General Assembly.
March 18, 2019

The American River College Associated Student Body met March 8 to discuss voting possibilities for resolutions that will officially be voted on at the Student Senate for California  Community Colleges...

Public comment brings affirmed names to ASB’s attention

Associated Student Body discusses future proposals to change transgender affirmed names on roll sheets on Feb. 8, 2019. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)
February 12, 2019

The American River College Associated Student Body met on Friday to discuss spring semester funding, and plans for spending. Last semester, a motion, introduced by Senator Eduardo Anguiano on Jan....

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