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Students react to the new state ban on concealed weapons on school grounds

Tyler Santana, Editor In Chief

February 11, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, Issues, Most Recent, News, Top Stories

“The issue of gun control and amendment rights is a sensitive subject, and the notion that we are safer by carrying our own guns on campus is incorrect,” said History Professor Gabriel Gorman.

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Gallery gives students chance to explore photography

Coy Granderson, Staff

December 8, 2015

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

Are you a burgeoning student photographer with dreams of displaying your artwork in a Sacramento theatre where photography enthusiasts frequently mingle? Or do you desire to hone your photographic eye through lectures, workshops, educational programs and field-trips? You may want to consider a student membership at the V... Read more »

Sexual assault on campus prompts concern over student safety

Cole McCarthy, Kayleen Carter, and Matt Johnson

October 29, 2015

Filed under Crime, News, Top Stories

A female student was sexually assaulted on campus near the business science building on Oct. 26, according to a campus crime bulletin released on Oct. 28. A male suspect lured the female towards the men’s restroom at 4:30 p.m., and when she approached the door, she was pulled inside, where she was sexually assaulted, acc... Read more »

Los Rios Police Department responds to recent crime incidents

Sean Pastrana and Alec Gonsalves

October 29, 2015

Filed under Crime, News, Top Stories

In light of recent criminal incidents that happened on Oct. 19 and 23, gun violence has now reached campus, making many students and staff members feel unsafe at school, they say. The crimes that occurred last week involved two separate incidents in which three female students were held at gunpoint by male suspects. Since... Read more »

Freshmen athletes juggle many responsibilities in first year

Alec Gonsalves, Staff

October 29, 2015

Filed under Special Features, Sports, Top Stories

Doing homework, reading textbooks, writing essays and studying are all basic academic challenges that the average college student endures on a daily basis. But have you ever wondered what it would be like to assume those responsibilities while involved in collegiate level sports as a freshman? “The transition from high school to colleg... Read more »

New basketball coach aims to bring quicker, exciting brand of basketball

New basketball coach aims to bring quicker, exciting brand of basketball

October 29, 2015

As the men’s basketball team prepares for a new season, they will have a new head coach for the first ... Read more »

A fresh beginning for men’s basketball team

A fresh beginning for men’s basketball team

October 28, 2015

A fresher men’s basketball team is headed this way, consisting of 13 freshman student-athletes, an o... Read more »

Students ‘SpeedForce’ podcast serves fans of ‘The Flash’

Students ‘SpeedForce’ podcast serves fans of ‘The Flash’

October 28, 2015

For some fans, watching the latest episode of the CW’s “The Flash” isn’t enough. Luckily for the... Read more »

Studying in Italy made possible by study abroad program

Quincie Pruitt, Staff

October 25, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Top Stories

Imagine sitting outside of an Italian pastry shop while doing your English assignment surrounded by the beautiful scenery of Italy. This can become a reality for community college students wanting to study abroad. The American Institute for Foreign Studies is a study abroad program where students in the Northern California re... Read more »

‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’ shows people’s reliance on technology in a comedic way

‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’ shows people’s reliance on technology in a comedic way

October 21, 2015

The theatre department presented the first showing of their fall production “Dead Man’s Cell Phone” o... Read more »

Governor’s budget act will increase community college funds

Kalaisha Totty, Staff

October 14, 2015

Filed under Issues, News, Top Stories

Every year, California’s governor proposes a budget that allocates state funds in various directions. This year’s budget proposal included an increase in allocated monies to California community colleges and Gov. Jerry Brown signed the budget into effect on June 25. The budget has grouped K-12 with community colleges in the categ... Read more »

Transfer Day shows students diversity of college options

Transfer Day shows students diversity of college options

October 14, 2015

The campus hosted its annual Transfer Day event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Fountain Quad area for s... Read more »

Gov. Brown passes “Yes Means Yes” bill for affirmative consent

Coy Granderson, Staff

October 14, 2015

Filed under Issues, News, Top Stories

With a stroke of a pen, Gov. Jerry Brown added the “Yes Means Yes” bill to his list of major changes for the state. The bill requires an “affirmative consent” amidst any sexual context. Senate Bill 967 (de León) mandates that intimate language is standardized in policies used to decide if the accused had committe... Read more »

Men’s soccer drops close game to Taft College

Sean Pastrana, Staff

October 14, 2015

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

The men’s soccer team played Taft College on Friday, but were defeated 1-0. The entire game was fast-paced and physical. During the first half, both the Hawks’ and Cougars’ defenses were at a stalemate. “It was a strong first half and we had our chances,” said Hawks’ defender Jose Torres. “The second half, ... Read more »

Women’s soccer remains positive after physical loss to Delta

Tyler Santana, Editor

October 13, 2015

Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Women's Soccer

The women’s soccer team lost to San Joaquin Delta College on Friday at Gardemeyer Field in Stockton. Delta holds the number one spot in the Big 8 Conference, so this proved to be a challenging game for the Cosumnes River Hawks who lost the game 3-0. Delta started with the ball first and quickly made it downfield to get a shot on go... Read more »

‘Maze Runner’ sequel breaks norms

‘Maze Runner’ sequel breaks norms

Quincie Pruitt, Staff

October 13, 2015

Filed under Features, Reviews, Top Stories

The thrilling sequel “Maze Runner: Scorch Trials” that features Thomas, portrayed by Dylan O’Brien, a... Read more »

Women’s soccer team optimistic despite injuries, coach says

Women’s soccer team optimistic despite injuries, coach says

October 8, 2015

Last season was the closest the women’s soccer team had been to the championship title since 2009. ... Read more »

Jazz performance features new take on the classics

Jazz performance features new take on the classics

October 7, 2015

Students, faculty and community members gathered in the Recital Hall to hear the music department’... Read more »

Nutrition professor writes plant-based cookbook

Nutrition professor writes plant-based cookbook

Matt Johnson, Staff

October 7, 2015

Filed under Features, Food, Most Recent, Profiles, Top Stories

One of the most difficult things to do as a college student is find the time to sit down and eat a nutr... Read more »

Students must aim to graduate on time

EJ Aguayo, Staff

October 7, 2015

Filed under Current Affairs, Forum, Opinion, Top Stories

A great majority of students who are enrolled in community colleges are not graduating within two years, or they’re simply not graduating at all.   Prior to enrollment, many young adults, including myself, have had the notion that community college should only take a maximum of two years to complete an associate’s d... Read more »

A big leap for women through equal pay bill

Nichelle Heu, Staff

October 7, 2015

Filed under Current Affairs, Forum, Opinion, Top Stories

Women don’t get paid equally to men. Regardless of gender, people should not be discriminated against. As a woman in college, I know that even after I graduate I would still be getting paid less than a man with the exact same qualifications that I have. This raises the question as to why I would invest my time in colle... Read more »