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Ford ASSET program provides students with hands-on training

Ashley Navarro and Stan Smith

March 29

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News, Top Stories

From veterinary technology to architectural design technology, Cosumnes River College offers a wide variety of vocational programs. One unique program is the Ford Automotive Student Service Educational Training program. The Ford ASSET program prepares students to become technicians for either Ford or Lincoln dealerships with...

Speaker addresses misconceptions of Islam

Speaker addresses misconceptions of Islam

March 27

In the midst of Women’s History Month, the Muslim Student Association began Islam Awareness Week with...

Student caffeine use delivers mixed results

Steven Bryla, Staff

March 27

Filed under Breaking News, Health, News, Top Stories

There’s no escaping caffeinated beverages like soda and coffee. We are bombarded with advertisements for caffeine products in commercials, radio, billboards and in every college campus across America, including Cosumnes River College with its vending machines, the cafeteria and the Hawks Nest. “With caffeine, we can see it remaining in the body,” s...

San Francisco’s free tuition inspires Los Rios

Steven Bryla, Staff

March 27

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

San Francisco city Mayor Edwin Lee announced on Feb. 6 that the city would be the first in the United States to make community college tuition free to all residents through the City College of San Francisco. Cosumnes River College Public Information Officer Kristie West was amazed with the partnership between the city of San F...

College president gives speech on how to form personal leadership models

College president gives speech on how to form personal leadership models

March 20

Continuing with its lecture series, the Center for the Advancement of Staff and Student Learning at C...

Workshops prepare students for job interviews

Jeannie Cordero, Staff

March 20

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News, Top Stories

Students at Cosumnes River College were given the opportunity to get on-campus preparation for job interviews on Monday in the Orchard Room. This workshop was held for the third time by Courtnee Mack. She is the facilitator of the career center workshop series and is also the Student Personnel Assistant for the Career Cen...

Fresh Success helps students in need

Fresh Success helps students in need

March 14

One of the hardest challenges that a student can face is trying to balance school and work at the same tim...

California transitions from severe drought to flooding

California transitions from severe drought to flooding

March 8

Just one year ago, more than 90 percent of California was in some form of drought. With these severe d...

Enrollment continues to decline

Kristi Doan, Staff

March 8

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

Over the last few years, student enrollment has continued to decrease each semester. Compared to this time last year, there has been about a 3 percent drop in students enrolled at Cosumnes River College, said Communications and Public Information Officer Kristie West. “When the economy is poor and people begin to lose ...

Campus to submit accredidation report

Stan Smith, Editor

March 2

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News, Top Stories

Cosumnes River College will be submitting a report to the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges by March 15. The report will show how the college made improvements recommended by the ACCJC last February. CRC was asked to improve in the expediency of the assessment cycle of student learning outcomes and ac...

District resolution protects undocumented students

Missy Amaya, Staff

February 9

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 ...

Campus organization plans retreat for female students

Campus organization plans retreat for female students

February 9

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

First Year Experience program in second semester

First Year Experience program in second semester

Kristine Yabumoto, Staff

February 9

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...

Students react to Trump executive orders

Justin Cordero and Julie Wallinger

February 9

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...

Safe Spaces Day set to foster student connections

Justin Cordero, Staff

February 3

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...

The state of cannabis education is up in smoke

The state of cannabis education is up in smoke

Kaelyn Blizzard, Editor

January 25

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...

New students introduced to college environment at campus event

New students introduced to college environment at campus event

January 19

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

Students face increasing stress during finals

Students face increasing stress during finals

December 5

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

New financial aid changes require classes to align with academic major

Steven Bryla, Staff

December 5

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,...

Ethics symposium discusses policing tensions

Lola Chase, Staff

December 5

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...

Student medical needs are brought to light

Julie Wallinger, Staff

November 16

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...

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