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America’s needs have been neglected while the military collects a check

America’s needs have been neglected while the military collects a check

May 17, 2017

The American people no longer see what was once a dream. Our nation is 241 years old and more than $19...

Hawks softball team continues their eight game win streak

Hawks softball team continues their eight game win streak

May 3, 2017

In a blowout game that ended in the sixth inning, the Cosumnes River College softball team achieved a...

Students are encouraged to participate in the student government

Missy Amaya, Staff

May 3, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Most Recent, News, Top Stories

Elections for Cosumnes River College student government positions have officially ended, but the battle for amplifying the student voice is an ongoing effort, which is why student officials encourage more participation. Vice President of the student senate Freddy Monde, a 25-year-old computer science major, is in charge of...

Students competed in math competition to exercise their skills

Students competed in math competition to exercise their skills

May 3, 2017

Math professors carrying a sign displaying the message “Go Math Tutors!” and Tom Lehrer’s “New...

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...

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...

Without funding, how will the Earth survive?

Without funding, how will the Earth survive?

March 27, 2017

It is impossible to ignore the impact that we as humans have on our environment, whether that be obvious, like c...

The earth is a shared ecosystem and we need to think of it as one

The earth is a shared ecosystem and we need to think of it as one

March 22, 2017

With exquisite scenery, intriguing narration and a spotlight on all the different aspects of our planet...

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...

‘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...

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...

Equality and feminism are still at war

Equality and feminism are still at war

March 8, 2017

In just a few years, it will have been 100 years since the 19th amendment was ratified, and women were al...

Women’s tennis not discouraged by small roster

Women’s tennis not discouraged by small roster

March 2, 2017

Cosumnes River College’s women’s tennis team is just beginning their season with a small team of...

Gavilan walks lead to solid win at home for Hawks baseball

Shannon Rusche, Staff

March 2, 2017

Filed under Baseball, Breaking News, Most Recent, Sports, Top Stories

The Cosumnes River College Hawks men’s baseball team won its game against the Gavilan College Rams 7-1 on Friday. The Hawks scored consistently and only allowed the Rams to score once throughout the game. Despite the team’s win streak continuing, head coach Tony Bloomfield said he is disappointed with the team’s current...

Unequal opportunity for black students discussed at Black History Month event

Unequal opportunity for black students discussed at Black History Month event

February 22, 2017

An interactive talk kicked off Black History Month at Cosumnes River College. Raquel Simental, direc...

February should not be the only month limited to cultural education and history

Missy Amaya, Staff

February 20, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Current Affairs, Most Recent, Opinion, Top Stories

The celebration of Black History Month is a time of the year where we learn and are reminded of the great accomplishments and hardships that historical and present day African American citizens have had to experience during their fight for equal rights. It is an important tradition, designed to include the African American na...

The melting pot of America must continue to grow

The melting pot of America must continue to grow

February 20, 2017

My father’s father immigrated into the United States from the Philippines in 1927, making me the granddau...

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