The American River Current

Students fight for a food pantry on campus

ARC student Peral Calhoun (front right) helps unload canned foods at the Carmichael Seventh-day Adventist Church food pantry, ahead of the holiday season rush. (Photo by Jordan Shcauberger)

Jordan Schauberger and Robert Hansen

November 22, 2016

Getting good grades, transferring to the right university and landing a steady job: these are among the worries of the average ARC student, but for a portion of the population there is one more - hunger. With food insecurity amongst college students rising throughout the state, the creation of a food p...

Opinion: Girl power – the women of ARC earned their positions

Student Senate President Valencia Scott (right) with Vice President Alejandra Hilbert (left) delivers her opening message at the September 29, 2016 meeting in the board room. (File Photo)

Hannah Darden

November 3, 2016

In various quiet spots around campus over the course of two days, I sat with four women and talked about intersectionality, the seeming impossibility of student involvement at ARC and the daunting nature of power. These conversations all had one thing in common - we were all women in high-ranking studen...

CAEB to compete in writing contest

Clubs and Events Board President Justin Nicholson (right) with student senate president Valencai Scott (left) listen to the board discuss the theme for next semesters Murder Mystery Dinner at the October 11, 2016 meeting.  (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Mychael Jones

November 2, 2016

At their Tuesday meeting CAEB discussed “National Novel Writing Month” (NaNoWriMo) which it has has competed for the last four years. CAEB also talked about the upcoming Club Day for Nov. 17th. The NaNoWriMo is an annual internet-based creative writing project that requires a person to write 50 thousand ...

Senate allocates $1,000 to the American River Review

American River College student senate president Valencia Scott (left) and Parliamentarian Lorenzo Cuesta (right) listen to discussion at the October 13, 2016 meeting in the board room. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

John Ennis

October 17, 2016

The ARC student senate added new board members and passed a bill to fund the American River Review at their meeting on Thursday. Senator Yasmeen Baxter was sworn in early in the meeting then President Valencia Scott introduced their newest appointment, Fatemeh Mehraban, who told the board about h...

Senate appoints new senator, receives request for Vocal Jazz Ensemble funding

American River College Student Senate President Valencia Scott (right) with Vice President Alejandra Hilbert (left) delivers her opening message at the September 29, 2016 meeting in the board room. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

John Ennis

October 3, 2016

American River College (ARC) Student Senate President Valencia Scott introduced their newest Senator, Lloyd Guzman, during the Senate’s last agenda meeting for the month of September. Guzman, first semester student at ARC, briefly introduced himself to the board and explained why he wanted to to be a...

CAEB plans for Welcome Day, film festival

Senate President Valencia Scott (left) and CAEB President Justin Nicholson at the Sept. 13 CAEB meeting, CAEB discussed Club Day and the ASB film festival. (Photo by John Ennis)

Robert Hansen

September 15, 2016

The American River College Associated Student Body Clubs and Events Board (CAEB) continued their planning of the Sept. 22 Welcome Day and the first ASB film festival at their meeting Tuesday. President Justin Nicholson said the board is still working on games with ideas such as a haggis toss and t...

Senate discusses possible renovations to lactation room

Senate President Valencia Scott (left) discusses the fomation of the judiciary committee as Justin Nicholson listens and Laurie Jones waits to be called on at the first senate meeting of the fall semester on Sept. 1. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

John Ennis and John Ennis

September 6, 2016

A previous version of this article stated that the ASB was considering creating a lactation room. The lactation room already exists, the ASB was considering renovations to it. The previous version also stated that a bill was passed to contract Lorenzo Cuesta as parliamentarian, but his name was removed bef...

Finals giveaway set, resolutions are passed at Senate meeting

American River College Student Senate President David Hylton II shares his ideas for next week's finals giveaway at Thursday's Senate meeting. ASB members are giving away bluebooks and scantrons from May 2 to May 5. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

April 29, 2016

The schedule for the finals giveaway was decided by the American River College Student Senate at Thursday’s meeting after 15 minutes of discussion. One of the ways Senate helps students is by giving away supplies for finals. Members of Senate will hand out scantrons and bluebooks for finals fro...

Editorial: How the incoming ASB can be more effective

ASB election candidates Julian Lopez, Mary Stedman, Justin Nicholson, and Kevin Phan sit during the Candidate Forum at American River College on April 5. Unofficial election results show that they were all elected to the offices they ran for. (Photo by Sharriyona Platt)

April 28, 2016

[email protected] American River College’s most recent memories of student government are nothing but misrepresentation, disappointment and failure. However, the Associated Student Body is on the cusp of a new generation of student leadership and has the opportunity to restructure itsel...

Unofficial results show 176 students vote in ASB elections

ASB candidates Alejandra Gilbert and Valencia Scott discuss ASB visibility, mental health awareness, and leadership at ARC during the candidate forum on April 6. All candidates in the election ran unopposed. (Photo by Sharriyona Platt)

Robert Hansen

April 19, 2016

The $15,000 spent on Rock the Vote yielded 176 votes from nearly 30,000 students in the American River College Associated Student Body elections, according to the Center for Leadership and Development (CL&D) unofficial results. That voter turnout comes to an average cost of around $85 per vote...

ASB Notebook: ASB Candidates speak at forum

CAEB President Justin Nicholson (left) and Director of Finance Jeremy Diefenbacher (left) review the results of the survey at the the Senate meeting on April 7, 2016.  (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

April 11, 2016

The forums for Associated Student Body (ASB) candidates, of which all eight ran unopposed, were held on April 5 and 6 in the Student Center. Each of the candidates shared with students how they would serve ARC students as members of ASB. Valencia Scott, who is running for Senate President, share...

Candidates, all running unopposed, speak at forum as campaign period begins

CAEB President Justin Nicholson discusses why he should be re-elected during the candidate forum for Student Senate and CAEB at American River College. All candidates for both boards are running unopposed. (Photo by Sharriyona Platt)

Robert Hansen

April 8, 2016

By Robert Hansen and Mack Ervin III Eight candidates are all running unopposed for positions in the American River College Associated Student Body Student Senate and Clubs and Events Board (CAEB), and the forums for candidates were held Tuesday and Wednesday. The forum gave the candidates a chance to ...

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