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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....

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...

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...

STEM provides women equal opportunities

Abigail Babineau, Staff

December 3, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Most Recent, Profiles

Women interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics degrees sometimes feel as if they are outnumbered by the population of men dominating the field. STEM is a program at Cosumnes River College for students in majors revolving around STEM. Sarah Jones, 20-year-old engineering major, thinks that women sometime...

RTVF Department offers a unique hands-on experience

November 9, 2016

Within the many classes offered at Cosumnes River College lies a department dedicated to giving students th...

College president reflects on first year

College president reflects on first year

Ashley Navarro, Editor

November 6, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Most Recent, Profiles

Having the presidential role at a community college can be a daunting position, but Cosumnes River Co...

Food pantry provides students with food security

Food pantry provides students with food security

October 5, 2016

  “The Hawk Spot” food pantry officially opened to the Cosumnes River College community on Aug....

Nutrition and horticulture department team up to make sustainable program

Courtney Fong, Staff

May 9, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Profiles, Top Stories

Cosumnes River College students will get the chance to do hands-on work in a live lab when a new nutrition certification program opens in fall 2017. Plant-based Nutrition and Sustainable Agriculture is a rare certification program because of how broad it is. Students will grow and prepare their own crops for consumpt...

Tiny houses, big competition: CRC to host design and construction contest

Tiny houses, big competition: CRC to host design and construction contest

April 21, 2016

Under 300 square feet on average, tiny houses have made a big impact on the idea of living sustainably. ...

EMT program helps students into their career

EMT program helps students into their career

April 13, 2016

Cosumnes River College’s Emergency Medical Technology course is designed to provide the student with the...

Student artist shows true self in new album

Student artist shows true self in new album

February 29, 2016

“My deepest fear is being average,” is just one lyric that embodies the ideals and lifestyle of up-...

Pharmacy technology program unique for CRC

Sean Pastrana, Staff

November 13, 2015

Filed under Features, Profiles

Within the Los Rios Community College District, each school has certain programs that are specific to that campus. At Cosumnes River College, students have an opportunity to participate in a pharmacy technology program. The Associate of Science of Pharmacy Technology is a two-year program offered to those who are interested i...

Nutrition professor writes plant-based cookbook

Nutrition professor writes plant-based cookbook

Matt Johnson, Staff

October 7, 2015

Filed under Features, Food, Most Recent, Profiles, Top Stories

One of the most difficult things to do as a college student is find the time to sit down and eat a nutr...

Film production course incorporates hands-on learning

Sean Pastrana, Staff

October 6, 2015

Filed under Features, Profiles, Top Stories

The radio, television and film production program that is offered on campus gives students the ability to hone their craft and work towards a dynamic career in the media industry. The RTVF 350 class, also known as Intermediate Film and Digital Cinema Production, provides students with the opportunity to produce, direct and work wit...

New President expresses his commitment to CRC

New President expresses his commitment to CRC

September 18, 2015

Cosumnes River College welcomed Dr. Edward Bush as college president on July 1. During a speech t...

Campus center offers more than support to veterans

Campus center offers more than support to veterans

May 17, 2015

Making the move from a military life to a college life is not always easy for veterans, which is why...

Dean uses diversity of life experiences to guide his leadership

Dean uses diversity of life experiences to guide his leadership

Stephanie Lopez, Staff Writer

April 30, 2015

Filed under Features, Most Recent, Profiles, Top Stories

Cosumnes River College prides itself on diversity in its students, classes and faculty which is why making...

Interim president attributes his success to luck

Interim president attributes his success to luck

Nick Valenzuela, Staff Writer

April 16, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Most Recent, Profiles, Top Stories

Following ex-Cosumnes River College President Deborah Travis’s announcement of her intent to retire...

Professor passionate about sharing his love of photography through his teaching

Professor passionate about sharing his love of photography through his teaching

March 26, 2015

For the last 27 years Cosumnes River College photography professor Jim West has retained the same enth...

Culinary students get hands on experience through catering

Nicole Goodie, Staff Writer

March 18, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Most Recent, Profiles

While the main goal in college is to take classes for practical knowledge that will help students obtain their degrees, there is more to the college experience. The Cosumnes River College culinary arts department embraced this as their students prepared lunch for the Future Farmers of America central regional meeting on Feb....

Encouraging and supporting women in the sciences is club’s goal

Jasmine Teng, Staff Writer

March 17, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, Clubs, Features, Most Recent, Profiles

Founded to encourage and support women who are interested in science, technology, engineering and math majors and careers, the Women in STEM club entered their second year of existence this semester. The club originally came together in the spring of 2014 thanks to a few generous sponsors who donated money for the club to...

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