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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...

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...

‘Get Out’ makes a splash amidst controversy

Stan Smith, Staff

March 8, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Reviews

“Get Out” marks the directorial debut of Jordan Peele, who gained fame from his television show “Key and Peele” alongside co-creator Keegan Michael Key. The film built up a considerable amount of excitement in the weeks leading up to its release thanks to incredibly favorable reviews. Even now, “Get Out” holds ...

Award shows shine a new light in spite of presidential administration

Award shows shine a new light in spite of presidential administration

March 8, 2017

Last year the Oscars was met with heavy criticism revolving around the lack of diversity among the nom...

Los Campesinos! release another successful album after four years

Los Campesinos! release another successful album after four years

Ashley Navarro, Editor

March 8, 2017

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

It had been a little over three years since the seven-piece Welsh indie rock band, Los Campesinos!, gra...

Political themes seep into music industry

Political themes seep into music industry

February 9, 2017

From Billie Holiday’s “Strange Fruit” to Green Day’s “American Idiot,” music has been used t...

‘A Dog’s Purpose’ falls short of delivery with controversial scene and lack of character chemistry

‘A Dog’s Purpose’ falls short of delivery with controversial scene and lack of character chemistry

Missy Amaya, Staff

February 1, 2017

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

If you are one who is prone to crying when the dog dies in a movie, be prepared. This heartbreaking oc...

Horror film ‘The Bye Bye Man’ falls short of thrilling the audience

Horror film ‘The Bye Bye Man’ falls short of thrilling the audience

January 28, 2017

“The Bye Bye Man” does not measure up to the goosebumps on your arms from seeing the trailer. Ins...

Netflix revives beloved children’s novel series ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’

Netflix revives beloved children’s novel series ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’

January 24, 2017

Adding to the ever-growing list of shows developed for Netflix release, “A Series of Unfortunate Even...

The Color Wild: A look into a Sacramento synth pop band

The Color Wild: A look into a Sacramento synth pop band

December 4, 2016

For an up and coming band, practice is extremely important, and watching local band The Color Wild not w...

The Weeknd follows up with another hit album

Andrew Flores, Staff

December 3, 2016

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

Coming off his top-charted album “Beauty Behind the Madness” a little over a year ago, Abel Tesfaye, also known as “The Weeknd,” has released his third studio album: “Starboy” LP. The album, which was released digitally and on streaming services Nov. 25 and in CD form on Nov. 28th, is set to reach the No. 1 debut o...

Panel allows students to connect with RTVF alumni

Kaelyn Blizzard, Staff

November 22, 2016

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

With so much going on in a college student’s life, it may seem difficult to think about what type of career they would want once they get their degree, and for those seeking employment in radio, television and film, this is just as challenging. The RTVF department held a panel discussion on Nov. 14 in L-111 Forum, moderat...

‘All Nations Day’ celebrates Native American culture

Jasmine Jernigan, Guest Writer

November 22, 2016

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

On Nov. 6, Cosumnes River College celebrated All Nations Day in the campus quad. The event started with an opening prayer led by a Maori dancer from New Zealand. The weather was nice and warm as people gathered around the quad to watch the Maori dancers, and dancers from other tribes. Maori Dancer Nico Ihimaera Rooseboo...

“Doctor Strange” introduced into the Marvel universe

LeShea Munoz, Editor

November 8, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

Doctor Strange, a 2016 American superhero film featuring a Marvel Comics character of the same name. The highly anticipated film is produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is film number 14 in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), and is directed by Scott Derrickson (Sinister and S...

Art exhibition exposes students to bay area sculptors

Art exhibition exposes students to bay area sculptors

November 6, 2016

A reception on Saturday kicked off the start of an exhibition displaying the artwork of Bay Area ceramic...

New adaptation of cult classic film disappoints

Ashley Navarro, Editor

November 6, 2016

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

Imagine a world assembled by a medley of brightly colored mohawks, new wave punk and an unnecessary amount of tongue action. That world would be what Fox created with their sad attempt of an adaption of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” is most notably known in the form of a 1975 fea...

CRC hosts first tiny house competition

Rachel Norris, Staff

October 24, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus Life, Features

In the midst of all the tininess, a rather great event took place in parking lot E of Cosumnes River College on Oct. 15. Students from multiple universities and residents from all over the state of California visited the campus to view the energy-efficient tiny homes, built over a span of two years by the architecture stude...

Theatre production explores race relationships

Theatre production explores race relationships

Andrew Flores, Staff

October 19, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

With the lack of diversity portrayed in mainstream theater, the Cosumnes River College Theatre Departmen...

Established pop-punk band lacks originality in new album

Ashley Navarro, Editor

October 10, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Reviews

Lead singer Laura Jane Grace, of pop-punk band Against Me!, belts words of heartbreak and longing in the band’s seventh full length album, “Shape Shift With Me.”   It was only a few years ago when Grace came out to the public as transgender and started the process of gender change. The previous album the band released, ...

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