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Bomb threat raises concern for student safety

Jannah Khalil, Staff

April 19, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, News

An emergency evacuation of the library building at Cosumnes River College occurred due to a bomb threat issued on March 29. Students and faculty who were present during the bomb threat or were having class during the library building evacuation had to undergo some quick decision-making on what to do in the situation. “...

Conference shares stories of pride in ethnic names

Kristi Doan, Staff

April 19, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

As part of  of Asian-Pacific American Heritage week, held earlier this month, English as a Second Language instructor Trang Abeid hosted a student panel for students to discuss the meaning of their cultural names. All of the students present wrote an essay that described experiences and challenges they’ve faced. “Ever...

Students learn about Kokoro: the lost Japantown in Downtown Sacramento

Jannah Khalil, Staff

April 19, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

Cosumnes River College adjunct History Professor Kevin Wildie held an exhibit on April 7 about the lost Japantown of Sacramento as a part of Asian Pacific American Heritage Week. Wildie, who wrote a book about the subject, presented a slideshow presentation of the lost Japantown and discussed the history going through th...

OneBook Author Richard Louv speaks on the importance of balancing nature and technology

OneBook Author Richard Louv speaks on the importance of balancing nature and technology

April 18, 2017

On April 4, the author of Last Child in the Woods came to Cosumnes River College and discussed some topi...

Writer’s conference coming to campus, focus on finding humor in Our Life Stories

Writer’s conference coming to campus, focus on finding humor in Our Life Stories

April 18, 2017

The “Our Life Stories” event on campus will gather the writers and published authors to celebrate ...

Business professor named to Board of Governors

Business professor named to Board of Governors

April 17, 2017

After five years as a full-time faculty member at Cosumnes River College, Business Professor Man Phan, ch...

Police evacuate library due to bomb threat

Shannon Rusche, Staff

April 6, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Crime, Issues, News

A bomb threat occurred on the Cosumnes River College campus on Wednesday morning. CRC students received multiple notifications alerting them of the bomb threat, including a text, emails to personal and Los Rios email accounts, and a phone call at approximately 11:40 a.m. The alerts stated that police had reported a bomb threa...

Despite emergency, retreat a success, students say

Jannah Khalil, Staff

April 5, 2017

Filed under Campus, Community, News

On March 10 and 11, many female students participated in Cosumnes River College’s first women's-only weekend getaway at Woodleaf in Challenge, CA. The retreat was organized by the Focus 4 Women program at CRC and was designed to be a chance for female students to “begin the journey to heal your mind, body and soul by fo...

Business Professor named to Board of Governors

Jared Lee, Editor

April 5, 2017

Filed under Campus, Community, News

After five years as a full-time faculty member at Cosumnes River College, Business Professor Man Phan, chair of the business department, was recently appointed to the California Board of Governors. Phan has been extremely active at CRC, bringing years of experience as a member of local government and as a marketing execu...

Ford ASSET program provides students with hands-on training

Ashley Navarro and Stan Smith

March 29, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

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, 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 ...

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...

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