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‘Stories on stage’ showcases student writings and brings them to life

‘Stories on stage’ showcases student writings and brings them to life

October 11, 2017

Stories on Stage is an event where pieces from literary journals from different Los Rios Community Co...

Classic Sci-fi film Blade Runner returns after 35 years

Classic Sci-fi film Blade Runner returns after 35 years

October 10, 2017

“Blade Runner 2049,” released on Friday, is the sequel fans of the original have been waiting 35 y...

Asian art exhibition features family heirlooms full of history

Asian art exhibition features family heirlooms full of history

Elizabeth Rodriguez, Staff

October 4, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Most Recent, Top Stories

Over at the Cosumnes River College Art Gallery, an array of art was displayed as part of an Asian Art Exhibit...

‘Kingsman’ sequel delves deeper into the gentlemen’s world of spies

‘Kingsman’ sequel delves deeper into the gentlemen’s world of spies

October 4, 2017

Kingsman: The Golden Circle, directed by Matthew Vaughn, premiered in London on Sept. 18 and was thea...

‘The Tick’ brings life back to superhero shows

‘The Tick’ brings life back to superhero shows

September 25, 2017

In an era of superheroes where Batman kills, Superman snaps necks and Marvel has created an enormous ...

New students learn best tips on how to achieve academic success in college

Artemus Steele, Staff

September 20, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Features

It’s the start of a new fall semester, and that means there are new incoming students. That being said, here are a few things new students should know. As new students, it's a good idea to get acquainted with the campus and its various services, such as counselors, Extended Opportunity Programs and Services and various ...

Counseling pop-ups bring counseling services directly to students

John Cabales, Staff

September 19, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Features

Counselors at Cosumnes River College are trying new and innovative ways to get students to come in and see them. One of those ways are what they call “counselor pop-ups” The idea of doing pop-ups was created by Christopher Torres, a Student Success and Support Program, or Triple SP,  counselor. Torres said that when ...

Final Destination creator gives film students insight about working in the film industry

Final Destination creator gives film students insight about working in the film industry

Jannah Khalil, Editor

September 1, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Breaking News, Features, Most Recent, Top Stories

Students at Cosumnes River College got to experience a presentation from special guest Jeffrey Reddick, ...

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel loses some traction, still delivers fun installment

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel loses some traction, still delivers fun installment

May 10, 2017

Adding yet another installment to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Director James Gunn produces a fun, albe...

‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ theatre production puts an “electric twist”

Jeannie Cordero, Staff

May 10, 2017

Filed under Features, Reviews

Cosumnes River College’s theatre department performed one of William Shakespeare’s popular plays, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” in the Black Box Theatre. Cheri Fortin, theatre arts professor and director of the play, put an “electric twist” on the classical Shakespeare play. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”...

Pet adoption day finds homes for animals in need

Pet adoption day finds homes for animals in need

May 3, 2017

Five dogs and five cats were up for adoption last Sunday at the Veterinary Technician hosted pet adoption...

Kanye’s bad reputation doesn’t represent his talent

Kanye’s bad reputation doesn’t represent his talent

May 3, 2017

Was it the outrageous price of beer, the line it took to get inside or the two hour wait for the show...

CRC hosts it’s first ever HawkFest, a community event on campus

CRC hosts it’s first ever HawkFest, a community event on campus

May 3, 2017

Cosumnes River College hosted its first ever HawkFest, a community event that took place in the quad...

Students post-transfer have a new outlook on college

Alicia Ilaga, Staff

April 26, 2017

Filed under Features, Profiles

For some students, spending years at a community college saves money, as well as time for indecisive students who can’t pick a major. After all those years spent at a community college, earning general education credits and finalizing a major, there’s nothing left to do but transfer to a university where to continue an education....

Music apps offer more methods to pay and play

Kristine Yabumoto, Staff

April 24, 2017

Filed under Features, Reviews

Music is a necessity; to work out, to drive to work, to get through hard times. It’s rare that someone doesn’t have an Apple Music, Spotify, Pandora or SoundCloud account. But which platform is the best? Apple Music was created in June of 2015 and has taken off ever since. Verto Index, a website that rates top perfor...

Satirical poverty hurts the impoverished

Ashley Navarro, Editor

April 19, 2017

Filed under All Access, Breaking News, Features, Top Stories

Remember the good ol’ days when people lacked actual homes and furniture so they used stuff like crates and burlap to create some kind of structure to help them out along the way of pursuing the “American Dream?” Ah, the Great Depression. What a time. With each old trend going into hiding, another one appears. For ...

’13 Reasons Why’ projects the effects of bullying

Shannon Rusche, Staff

April 19, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Features, Reviews

Netflix’s latest original series “13 Reasons Why” opens up the painful yet necessary discussion about bullying and teen suicide, but leaves some critics wary of the potential harm of the graphic portrayals of abuse and suicide within the series. The series is an adaptation of Jay Asher’s 2007 novel “Thirteen Reaso...

CRC’s music department offers a variety of programs to music majors

Jeannie Cordero, Staff

April 19, 2017

Filed under Features, Profiles

The Cosumnes River College music department offers a variety of classes for its students.    The department is broken up into three sections: performing, instruction and specialization. In the performance section, classes include the orchestra, concert band, jazz band and gospel choir, which are performing groups that...

No shame in a cultural name

No shame in a cultural name

April 18, 2017

As part of  of Asian-Pacific American Heritage week, held earlier this month, English as a Second Lang...

“Kong: Skull Island” delivers with giant monster brawling action

Justin Cordero, Staff

April 5, 2017

Filed under Features, Reviews

“Kong: Skull Island” delivers on the monster movie genre fantasy of a giant gorilla fighting other huge creatures.   The film, directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts, is the second film within Legendary Entertainment’s “MonsterVerse,” right after the 2014 “Godzilla” reboot and serves as an introduction to ...

Netfix series ‘Iron Fist’ disappoints diehard fans

Justin Cordero, Staff

April 5, 2017

Filed under Features, Most Recent, Reviews

Marvel’s newest Netflix series, “Iron Fist,” is borderline mediocre for those unfamiliar with the superhero and a lackluster with comic book fans. After the successful depictions of other New York superheroes like Daredevil, Jessica Jones and Luke Cage in their own respective series, Marvel’s approach to introducin...

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