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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel loses some traction, still delivers fun installment

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel loses some traction, still delivers fun installment

May 10, 2017

Adding yet another installment to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Director James Gunn produces a fun, albe...

‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ theatre production puts an “electric twist”

Jeannie Cordero, Staff

May 10, 2017

Filed under Features, Reviews

Cosumnes River College’s theatre department performed one of William Shakespeare’s popular plays, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” in the Black Box Theatre. Cheri Fortin, theatre arts professor and director of the play, put an “electric twist” on the classical Shakespeare play. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”...

Pet adoption day finds homes for animals in need

Pet adoption day finds homes for animals in need

May 3, 2017

Five dogs and five cats were up for adoption last Sunday at the Veterinary Technician hosted pet adoption...

Kanye’s bad reputation doesn’t represent his talent

Kanye’s bad reputation doesn’t represent his talent

May 3, 2017

Was it the outrageous price of beer, the line it took to get inside or the two hour wait for the show...

CRC hosts it’s first ever HawkFest, a community event on campus

CRC hosts it’s first ever HawkFest, a community event on campus

May 3, 2017

Cosumnes River College hosted its first ever HawkFest, a community event that took place in the quad...

Students post-transfer have a new outlook on college

Alicia Ilaga, Staff

April 26, 2017

Filed under Features, Profiles

For some students, spending years at a community college saves money, as well as time for indecisive students who can’t pick a major. After all those years spent at a community college, earning general education credits and finalizing a major, there’s nothing left to do but transfer to a university where to continue an education....

Music apps offer more methods to pay and play

Kristine Yabumoto, Staff

April 24, 2017

Filed under Features, Reviews

Music is a necessity; to work out, to drive to work, to get through hard times. It’s rare that someone doesn’t have an Apple Music, Spotify, Pandora or SoundCloud account. But which platform is the best? Apple Music was created in June of 2015 and has taken off ever since. Verto Index, a website that rates top perfor...

Satirical poverty hurts the impoverished

Ashley Navarro, Editor

April 19, 2017

Filed under All Access, Breaking News, Features, Top Stories

Remember the good ol’ days when people lacked actual homes and furniture so they used stuff like crates and burlap to create some kind of structure to help them out along the way of pursuing the “American Dream?” Ah, the Great Depression. What a time. With each old trend going into hiding, another one appears. For ...

’13 Reasons Why’ projects the effects of bullying

Shannon Rusche, Staff

April 19, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Features, Reviews

Netflix’s latest original series “13 Reasons Why” opens up the painful yet necessary discussion about bullying and teen suicide, but leaves some critics wary of the potential harm of the graphic portrayals of abuse and suicide within the series. The series is an adaptation of Jay Asher’s 2007 novel “Thirteen Reaso...

CRC’s music department offers a variety of programs to music majors

Jeannie Cordero, Staff

April 19, 2017

Filed under Features, Profiles

The Cosumnes River College music department offers a variety of classes for its students.    The department is broken up into three sections: performing, instruction and specialization. In the performance section, classes include the orchestra, concert band, jazz band and gospel choir, which are performing groups that...

No shame in a cultural name

No shame in a cultural name

April 18, 2017

As part of  of Asian-Pacific American Heritage week, held earlier this month, English as a Second Lang...

“Kong: Skull Island” delivers with giant monster brawling action

Justin Cordero, Staff

April 5, 2017

Filed under Features, Reviews

“Kong: Skull Island” delivers on the monster movie genre fantasy of a giant gorilla fighting other huge creatures.   The film, directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts, is the second film within Legendary Entertainment’s “MonsterVerse,” right after the 2014 “Godzilla” reboot and serves as an introduction to ...

Netfix series ‘Iron Fist’ disappoints diehard fans

Justin Cordero, Staff

April 5, 2017

Filed under Features, Most Recent, Reviews

Marvel’s newest Netflix series, “Iron Fist,” is borderline mediocre for those unfamiliar with the superhero and a lackluster with comic book fans. After the successful depictions of other New York superheroes like Daredevil, Jessica Jones and Luke Cage in their own respective series, Marvel’s approach to introducin...

Students share their appreciation of campus resources

Steven Bryla, Staff

April 5, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Features

Cosumnes River College offers a wide variety of clubs and events going on its campus. Student opinions on the different opportunities that the campus is able to offer compares to what the student body looks for in attending the right college environment for them. For example, the campaign for the student election began ...

Alternative radio stations have lost their edge

Alternative radio stations have lost their edge

April 5, 2017

After a snafu of a year, 2017 was given the expectations of being the messiah. It would rise from the...

Campus crimes are a reminder to be cautious

Missy Amaya and Justin Cordero

March 21, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Most Recent

As emailed bulletins about crimes committed at Cosumnes River College circulate, students have begun to realize that they should be more cautious when alone on campus. Many college students, especially freshmen, like to believe that the campus is a completely safe place where nothing bad can happen to them. Most of them are shoc...

Media blurs the line between empowerment and sexualization

Media blurs the line between empowerment and sexualization

March 21, 2017

One of my favorite childhood memories included sitting in my brother’s room and getting completely des...

Theatre production of ‘Arcadia’ is filled with chemistry

Jannah Khalil, Staff

March 21, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus Life, Features, Most Recent, Reviews

In their first production of the semester, the Cosumnes River College theatre department presents a successful performance of Tom Sheppard’s “Arcadia.” “Arcadia” takes place in Sidley Park, an English country estate, and fluctuates between the past and present to tell the story of what occurred at the estate year...

The Shins experiment with sound in new album

The Shins experiment with sound in new album

Ashley Navarro, Editor

March 21, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Most Recent, Reviews, Top Stories

It’s been a long five years and series of lineup changes since the beloved indie-rock band The Shi...

Challenges working students face could be beneficial

Kristi Doan, Staff

March 16, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Issues

Working through college could only lighten the debt burden for students. A working student struggles to pay tuition and living expenses. In a 2013 study by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce, 70 - 80 percent of college students are working and enrolled in some form of postsecondary education. ...

‘Logan’ provides a satisfying completion to the iconic character

Justin Cordero, Staff

March 8, 2017

Filed under Features, Most Recent, Reviews

“Logan” is the classic story of the unwilling hero told through the lens of one of Marvel’s most popular superheroes warped into an aged old man who carries the weight of his past sins on his shoulders. The film, directed by James Mangold, is unlike any other previous Marvel superhero movie to date. The story overall i...

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