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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 »

The Color Wild: A look into a Sacramento synth pop band

The Color Wild: A look into a Sacramento synth pop band

December 4, 2016

For an up and coming band, practice is extremely important, and watching local band The Color Wild not w... Read more »

The year in sports: An emotion rollercoaster

The year in sports: An emotion rollercoaster

December 1, 2016

2016 was a memorable, dramatic year. It also served as a year in sports full of every emotion, demonstrating... Read more »

Sophomores recognized for leadership, work ethic

Sophomores recognized for leadership, work ethic

December 1, 2016

As the 2016 fall athletics season comes to a close, a few Cosumnes River College athletes were recognized ... Read more »

Hawks’ soccer season ends in shutout playoff loss to Falcons

Matt Johnson, Editor

November 25, 2016

Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Women's Soccer

It was a crushing loss for Cosumnes River College as they were knocked out for the second year in a row by Folsom Lake College in the Northern California women’s soccer junior college regionals on Nov.22. The Hawks were dropped by the Falcons 2-0 and eliminated from the postseason in what was an extremely physical, high-intensity... Read more »

Women’s basketball loses close game to West Hills

Women’s basketball loses close game to West Hills

November 25, 2016

The Hawks women’s basketball team lost a close game to the West Hills Lemoore Eagles on Nov. 22, 58-53. 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 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 »

Halloween scrimmage builds chemistry for team

Matt Johnson, Editor

November 10, 2016

Filed under Most Recent, Softball, Sports, Top Stories

As the softball team starts to wind down its fall training for the upcoming season, it held its annual Halloween intrasquad scrimmage on Nov. 3. With Halloween costumes that ranged from Thing 1 and Thing 2, Bugs Bunny and Spongebob to Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy. The Halloween scrimmage  was the perfect thing to keep... Read more »

Hawks dropped by Eagles in women’s basketball opener

Hawks dropped by Eagles in women’s basketball opener

November 9, 2016

The Hawks opened the season with a tough loss on Monday as the College of Siskiyous dropped them in a... Read more »

Sports must support female fans in non-patronizing ways

Sports must support female fans in non-patronizing ways

November 9, 2016

Since the dawn of time, or just the dawn of athletics, women have been patronized for having any association... Read more »

Alumni return home for some friendly competition

Alumni return home for some friendly competition

November 9, 2016

It was a competitive reunion. The Cosumnes River College baseball team has spent much of the fall... Read more »

Forward overcomes injuries in her return to the court

Matt Johnson, Editor

November 9, 2016

Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

She felt the pop. Not once, but twice. It was the Hawks second game of the Cosumnes River College women’s basketball tournament. Redshirt sophomore forward Akila Britton felt it immediately. She didn’t know it at the time but Britton had tore the labrum in her left shoulder. “I felt it pop. They said I probably... Read more »

Art exhibition exposes students to bay area sculptors

Art exhibition exposes students to bay area sculptors

November 6, 2016

A reception on Saturday kicked off the start of an exhibition displaying the artwork of Bay Area ceramic... 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 »

Hawks conquer adversity to push for playoff spot

Jared Lee, Staff

October 29, 2016

Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Women's Soccer

Despite injuries to multiple players and some recent defeats, the women’s soccer team is pressing on. While the Hawks have gone through rough times with at least three players being injured, they have seen steady improvement as the season has progressed. “I think we’ve done pretty well, considering all the injuries... Read more »

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