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District resolution protects undocumented students

Missy Amaya, Staff

February 9, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Issues, News, Top Stories

The Los Rios Community College District has reaffirmed its commitment to diversity by signing a new resolution in support of undocumented students and employees. On Jan. 11 the LRCCD Board of Trustees unanimously passed Resolution  2017-02, which takes a stance in support of students and employees covered by the Deferred ... Read more »

Campus organization plans retreat for female students

Campus organization plans retreat for female students

February 9, 2017

A Focus 4 Women has scheduled a women’s retreat event for female Cosumnes River College students at Woodl... Read more »

First Year Experience program in second semester

First Year Experience program in second semester

Kristine Yabumoto, Staff

February 9, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News, Top Stories

Beginning college at Cosumnes River College can be scary and hard for freshmen. The First-Year Experi... Read more »

Students react to Trump executive orders

Justin Cordero and Julie Wallinger

February 9, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, National, News, Top Stories

Students at Cosumnes River College have been reacting to the controversial executive orders signed by President Donald Trump. According to the White House website, Trump signed eight executive orders, 12 presidential memoranda and two proclamations as of Tuesday. “Executive orders are granted in Article II of the Co... Read more »

Safe Spaces Day set to foster student connections

Justin Cordero, Staff

February 3, 2017

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

This year’s Safe Spaces Day theme will be “Meet an Ally.” Students can meet their allies on Tuesday at 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the cafeteria then 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the library. The goal is to familiarize students in need with the faculty and student ambassadors who are willing to help them throughout their time on camp... Read more »

The state of cannabis education is up in smoke

The state of cannabis education is up in smoke

Kaelyn Blizzard, Editor

January 25, 2017

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

The passage of proposition 64 in the state of California this last November has prompted a need for educati... Read more »

New students introduced to college environment at campus event

New students introduced to college environment at campus event

January 19, 2017

Between workshops, campus tours and a cafeteria full of information tables, new students at Cosumnes River ... Read more »

Students face increasing stress during finals

Students face increasing stress during finals

December 5, 2016

With the semester coming to an end and finals soon approaching, stress levels begin to rise as Cosumnes River College students prepare to ... Read more »

New financial aid changes require classes to align with academic major

Steven Bryla, Staff

December 5, 2016

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News, Top Stories

Registration for Spring 2017 classes began on Monday for students at Cosumnes River College. But a new change to financial aid requirements can reduce the amount of aid students receive. Students applying for financial aid will no longer receive financial aid for classes outside of their program of study. Brendan James,... Read more »

Ethics symposium discusses policing tensions

Lola Chase, Staff

December 5, 2016

Filed under Campus, Community, Issues, News

Sacramento State and Cosumnes River College partnered to present the 11th Annual Fall Ethics Symposium. This year’s topic was The Ethics of Policing. The two-day symposium was broken into six sessions of speakers with different topics regarding policing. CRC hosted the first day and Sac State held the second set of sessions. The... Read more »

Student medical needs are brought to light

Julie Wallinger, Staff

November 16, 2016

Filed under Campus, Health, News, Top Stories

Stories of syringes being discarded in the streets and parks have been a popular urban legend for years. But for the custodial staff of a large, public college like Cosumnes River College, improperly disposed of sharps are a very real concern. Sharp waste is defined by Campus Nurse Michelle Barkley as any item that comes... Read more »

Students stay longer than planned at community colleges

Lola Chase, Staff

November 16, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Cosumnes River College is a two-year community college, but two years is a reality for few people. A 2012 study done on CRC showed that 7 percent of students graduated within that expected time frame, according to the College Navigator of National Center for Education Statistics. “I don’t think it is a two-year colle... Read more »

Olympic gold medalist Ruthie Bolton speaks at CRC

Lola Chase, Staff

November 14, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Women participated in the second Focus 4 Women event on Friday with special keynote speaker Ruthie Bolton as a continuation of the “First me, Then You: Relationship Building” conference. Bolton has been a speaker for women’s empowerment and self-healing for the past 10 years. The two-time olympic gold medal winne... Read more »

Students and staff react to Trump presidency

Students and staff react to Trump presidency

November 14, 2016

Shock, fear, loss, triumph and glimpses of hope are felt deeply by the community of students and faculty... Read more »

Millennials disenchanted with politics, conflicted about voting

Justin Cordero, Guest Writer

November 4, 2016

Filed under Campus, Issues, National, News, Top Stories

With the election drawing closer, millennial voters are struggling to find a good reason to vote. Across campus and throughout the past week, many of the millennials interviewed said that they are going to vote this year and urged others to do so as well, while others were either not interested in politics or said felt they... Read more »

Students discuss campus inclusion at CASSL: Student Conversations

Andrew Flores, Staff

November 4, 2016

Filed under Campus, Issues, News, Top Stories

The Center for the Advancement of Staff and Student Learning at Cosumnes River College hosted its first student discussion about campus inclusion on Oct. 26. The event was part of a discussion series lead by CASSL to promote engaging dialogue within the CRC community on various topics and issues that might be present on campus.... Read more »

Cosumnes River College and Regional Transit open pedestrian bridge

Alejandra Morales, Staff

November 3, 2016

Filed under Campus, Community, News, Top Stories

The opening ceremony for the Cosumnes River College pedestrian bridge was held in front of the light rail station platform on Monday morning. The bridge extends from the parking structure of the school all the way down to the light rail station. CRC President Edward Bush said the purpose was to give students a safer option... Read more »

Proposition 64 could legalize recreational cannabis

Proposition 64 could legalize recreational cannabis

October 31, 2016

Depending on how voters vote on Proposition 64, the recreational use of cannabis could be legalized for... Read more »

FAFSA applications open three months earlier

Jared Lee, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, National, News, Top Stories

This year, the opening submission date for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, also known as the FAFSA, has been shifted from January to October. This new, earlier submission date is a permanent change. Students will now be able to submit their FAFSA in the future as early as Oct. 1 each year, according to the Federal... Read more »

Club Activities Fair engages students with interactive displays and activities

Courtney Fong, News Editor

October 22, 2016

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

It was around 1 p.m. on Thursday when cheers sounded from the wide walkway near the quad. A small audience of students clustered around the Veterans Club table to watch two participants stuff their faces with bagged barbeque pork. They only had two minutes left to finish an entire MRE, a military Meal Ready to Eat, which... Read more »

Club activities fair will be held in quad on Oct. 20

Stan Smith, Staff Writer

October 19, 2016

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

The club activities fair will take place on Oct. 20 in the quad from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., with up to 10 clubs participating in the event, according to Club and Events Board Commissioner Evan Nguyen. For those who are unable to attend the club activities fair and want to sign up for a club or start their own club, the best course... Read more »

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