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Event finds homes for pet adoptees

Mason White, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019

Filed under Campus Life, Features

The veterinary technology program hosted its annual Pet Adoption Day event on April 28, with eight cats and six dogs up for adoption. The event was a great place to start for people looking to adopt their first pet and for pet owners who already have a four-legged companion and are looking to add to their pet family. ...

Dance students performed at showcase as their final exam

Michaela Graves, Staff Writer

May 19, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus Life, Features

Students from various dance classes showcased their elaborate and creative dance skills at their spring recital on May 11 and 12.   Dance Professor Michelle Green-Clark said she is grateful for the opportunity to offer the courses at the Elk Grove Center and hope the presence of dance will continue to grow. “In additi...

‘WEAVE’ presents film offering support for assault victims

Michaela Graves, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Most Recent

Women Escaping a Violent Environment and the Social Responsibility Committee hosted a film screening that focused on gender equality for men and women Monday in the Recital Hall. The event was opened by Sandra Carter, CRC Sociology Professor and Social Responsibility Committee member, explaining more about social committe...

Wind in the Willows breezes into first production

Halimeh Edais, Staff Writer

May 12, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus Life, Features

“Wind in the Willows” makes its way to the theatre department at Cosumnes River College. This hilarious family show was put together by students of CRC, and is a student ran production, that will have the viewer fawning at Mole and maybe wanting to knock some sense into Toad! Ratty and Mole’s peaceful time i...

‘Homecoming’ honors historically black colleges

Lucy Vang, Staff Writer

May 12, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Breaking News, Features, Reviews

Singer-songwriter Beyoncé caught her fanbase by surprise when she released her Netflix film “Homecoming” on April 17. After giving birth to her twins Carter and Rumi in 2017, Beyoncé had been laying low on new music and touring. Little did her fans know that she was working up something special. “Homecoming...

Professors retire after dedicating over 20 years to teaching

Lucy Vang, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

Filed under Campus, Campus Life, Community, Features, Issues, Most Recent, Profiles, Top Stories

After many years of dedication to teaching and being on staff, a few faculty members will be retiring and turning their career over to focus on other aspects of their lives. Professors Lisa Marchand, Steven Coughran, Ellen Arden-Ogle and Christopher Impinna have all taught on campus for over 20 years. ESL Professor Marchan...

April’s last week spotlights awareness for math

Alexandra Trigg, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

Filed under Campus, Campus Life, Features, Top Stories

The math department has hosted the annual Math Awareness Week since 2015. During the week, students participate in competitive games by solving math problems and get free food and fun prizes. The math department hosted a slew of events including the Math Talks Series: “Why Knot? An Introduction to Knot Theory,” “The M...

Students promote healing after assault

Halimeh Edais, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Campus Life, Community, Features, Health, Issues

A healing circle for sexual assault survivors was held on April 25 in Winn 106, hosted by the Women Escaping a Violent Environment. Los Rios Confidential WEAVE Advocate Emily Zavala-Aguilar said the purpose of the healing circle was to talk with other victims to get past what happened and the aftermath of the assault....

Program emphasizes on healthy lifestyle

Mason White, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

Filed under Campus, Community, Features, Food, Health, Top Stories

Three professors on campus have created a certificate program that has a deep focus on plant-based, sustainable agricultural science as it relates to the environment and the health of the human body. The Department of Nutrition and the Department of Horticulture worked together to bring to campus the “Plant-Based Nutrition and Su...

Class combines Asian culture with entertainment for second annual show

Class combines Asian culture with entertainment for second annual show

April 25, 2019

The second annual Asian Pacific American Culture Show was held on April 10 in the Winn Center. “A...

‘Shrill’ provides unapologetic view on embracing self-worth

Alexandra Trigg, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

Filed under Features

  Executive producers Lorne Michaels and Elizabeth Banks pull together a loose adaptation on Hulu of Lindy West’s memoir “Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman.” The comedy series follows the life of Annie Easton, played by Aidy Bryant (“Saturday Night Live”), as a full-figured young woman who is unimpressed with ...

Travelling on a budget: a breakdown of do’s and dont’s

Jayson Price, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Food

There is a bit of a misconception about just how much it costs to travel. If you’re willing to do your research and step outside your comfort zone, however, you can travel on almost any budget. I recently traveled to Thailand and Malaysia with $350 and a prayer and managed to make it out alive. To set you up for success, let's break down ...

Paw-fect stress relief

Michaela Graves, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus Life, Features

Warm balls of fluff were sprawled out on the quad, offering support to students who were swimming under the wave of stress on April 3. Therapy dogs from different breeds, including Golden Retrievers and Saint Bernards, came with their owners to help relieve stress from students and staff during midterms and the approaching fin...

‘Unity Day’ gives prominence to idea of community

Tairiq Marshall, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

Filed under Campus Life, Features

Sponsored by Campus Cultural Competence and Equity Committee, the peer mentors on campus facilitated Unity Day on Friday in WIN-150. The event emphasized self-empowerment and community strength. “Unity Day is a campus event designed to enhance cultural identity, unity, tolerance, with a focus on acceptance and self-a...

Students take on 7.5 unit class

Students take on 7.5 unit class

April 3, 2019

The Emergency Medical Technology program at Cosumnes River College provides students with the skills and ex...

Budget tips for building a gaming PC

Blynn Beltran, Staff Writer

March 30, 2019

Filed under Features, Most Recent, Top Stories

Building your own gaming computer is easier than ever before. Tutorials, forums and guides can be found in every corner of the internet. The hardest part about building a PC is how to allocate your budget. Helpful sites and local shops You can expect a decent performing computer for around $1,000 but other factors such as...

Theatre department introduces Avenue Q

Halimeh Edais, Staff Writer

March 30, 2019

Filed under Campus, Features

The theatre department introduced their rendition of Avenue Q, which ran from March 1 to March 24. The puppet show started out with a bright-eyed college graduate named Princeton who stumbles into Avenue Q, an apartment building with Gary Coleman as the superintendent, looking for an affordable place to stay at. At Ave...

What does it mean to be an Instagram influencer?

What does it mean to be an Instagram influencer?

March 29, 2019

Recently I’ve been getting the question “how did you grow your followers so quickly?” The first answer...

Department Chair wins Golden Hawk Diversity Award

Kellie Bevins, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

Filed under Features, Most Recent, Top Stories

Math Professor and Department Chair Camille Moreno won the Cosumnes River College Golden Hawk Diversity Award, which honors faculty who address issues involving diversity. The Golden Hawk award recipients are automatically nominated for the Stanback-Stroud Diversity award, which focuses on the same issues, but recognizes ...

Club fosters community and support for Natives

Alexandra Trigg, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

Filed under Campus, Features, Most Recent, Top Stories

  For the past ten years, the Native Student Alliance Club has served as a student support group for people of Native American heritage to come together and assist in community services. Club President November Rain, a 25-year-old photography major, said the club aims to bring cultural awareness to campus, t...

Class brings students who enjoy hip-hop together

Class brings students who enjoy hip-hop together

March 12, 2019

Among the many dance classes offered at Cosumnes River College, hip-hop is one of them. Unlike the comm...

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