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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)

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 discussed the bills, they swore in new senator, Ross Kolesnikov. Kolesnikov said he is hopi...

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)

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 will cater towards prospective students from nearby high schools.   The senate meeting also d...

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)

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, students voted for candidates for both Student Senate and Clubs and Events Board (CAEB) positions on...

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)

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 office on May 9. The meeting started under the supervision of ASB Vice President Juan Meles...

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

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 will have up to 8 positions open for candidates, and the student senate will have up to 15. ASB ...

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.

Ariel Caspar

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 spring 2019 General Assembly, which will be held from April 5 to 7 at the McClennan Center. Du...

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)

Ariel Caspar

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. 29, was passed to allocate up to $1,000 to be spent on expenses for Club Days and events during the ...

Fee brings new affordable health services to Los Rios

Nurse Pam Whipple writes notes after student appointments in one of the consultation rooms in the Health Center at American River College on Dec. 10, 2018. (Photo illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Hannah Yates

December 12, 2018

On Oct. 22, the Los Rios Community College District announced the implementation of a new mandatory $20 health services fee due at registration each semester across all four colleges, beginning in spring 2019. This fee will fund new and expanded services that will be available to all enrolled students. Th...

ASB left underrepresented; CAEB board remains empty

Student Senate President, Rebeca Rico-Chavez facilitates both the Club and Events Board and Associate Student Body due to a lack of representation in CAEB. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Ashley Hayes-Stone and Patrick Hyun Wilson

November 14, 2018

By Ashley Hayes-Stone and Patrick Hyun Wilson Since the beginning of the fall 2018 semester, the American River College Club and Events Board has been empty except for one member: Student Senate President, Rebeca Rico-Chavez. Because of the lack of representation in CAEB, Rico-Chavez facilitates b...

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...

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