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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...

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 ...

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...

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...

Students stay longer than planned at community colleges

Lola Chase, Staff

November 16

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...

Olympic gold medalist Ruthie Bolton speaks at CRC

Lola Chase, Staff

November 14

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...

Students and staff react to Trump presidency

Students and staff react to Trump presidency

November 14

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

Millennials disenchanted with politics, conflicted about voting

Justin Cordero, Guest Writer

November 4

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...

Students discuss campus inclusion at CASSL: Student Conversations

Andrew Flores, Staff

November 4

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....

Cosumnes River College and Regional Transit open pedestrian bridge

Alejandra Morales, Staff

November 3

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...

Proposition 64 could legalize recreational cannabis

Proposition 64 could legalize recreational cannabis

October 31

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

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