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Culinary Arts Professor Michael Frigm hosts his own cooking program on SECC on Tuesdays. The show, named

Professor talks about cooking program and remote learning

October 12, 2020

Cosumnes River College Culinary Arts Professor Michael Frigm talked about his cooking program called...

Online workshop held to help students apply for food assistance

Robert Rincon, Staff Writer

May 12, 2020

Assistant Manager of Calfresh Outreach Erika Ledbetter, held an online virtual meeting on May 6 showing Cosumnes River College students how to apply for CalFresh (EBT) benefits. Along with answering questions towards the end of the meeting. CalFresh, formerly known as food stamps provides monthly allotments for food purchases to...

The CRC cafeteria, Aramark, was closed due to health and safety issues. A drainage issue led the cafeteria to close their kitchen on Monday.

CRC cafeteria closes kitchen due to drainage issue

February 11, 2020

The cafeteria closed their kitchen on Monday due to a drainage issue that led to health and safety c...

Despite what some people may think, being vegan or vetarian doesn't have to be so costly. These types of diets can be cost-efficient, as they are based around whole grains, among other things.

Does eating on a vegan or vegetarian diet have to take a crunch out of your pocket?

December 15, 2019

When it comes to having a vegetarian or a vegan diet, there are some misconceptions that people have...

‘Meat’ the best burger locations in town

Mason White, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

The burger. Many people consider it America’s favorite food, and it’s no secret that America has an obsession with it. The Sacramento burger scene is very much alive and filled with great locations, smells and tastes. Here are a few burger places in our area that you just can’t miss.  Number three on the list goe...

Program emphasizes on healthy lifestyle

Mason White, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

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...

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

Jayson Price, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

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 ...

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...

You are what you eat!

You are what you eat!

December 11, 2018

Pressed Juicery opened Nov. 16 in the Downtown Commons. They sell yogurt with custom toppings, pressed j...

New champagne bar opens and it's all the 'Fizz'

New champagne bar opens and it’s all the ‘Fizz’

November 13, 2018

Downtown Commons welcomed the Fizz Champagne & Bubbles Bar on Oct. 19. This swanky new bar is d...

Student Discounts: What You’re Missing Out

Summer Lomendehe, Copy Editor

October 8, 2018

After a few weeks into this semester, students are scrambling to find good deals on college essentials. Luckily, having a student email address gives you the chance to save up. Here’s a roundup of a few: 1. Want someone to look over a paper or take practice quizzes? offers 20 free hours of online tutoring to students at Cosumnes River College in subjects like math, scie...

Delta Shores features 69 new businesses,  including large retailers, restaurants, and a movie theater.

Delta Shores shopping center offers entertainment and employment for students

September 8, 2018

Several stores opened in the Delta Shores shopping center on Aug. 17 and 18. Daiso, a franchise k...

Super foods could benefit your health

Rachel Norris, Staff

November 8, 2016

There’s a big chance that many students have already fallen victim to the persisting illnesses that come around this time of year: colds and the big one, the flu. Nobody wants to fall behind in their studies because they caught the dreadful flu that could have been prevented in the first place. We know that prevention is ...

“The Barn” offers a unique experience, Friday nights in West Sacramento

Stan Smith, Staff

October 24, 2016

With striking, abstract lines dominating the skyline west of the Sacramento River, The Barn’s architecture looks like something straight out of a Picasso painting. Constructed as essentially a funky bridge on land, The Barn mixes a modern venue with traditional features - drinks, live music and a great view of downtown...

Professor’s cookbook guides you through any level of healthy eating

Nicole Goodie, Staff

April 13, 2016

Eating healthy is definitely easier said than done. All the complex recipes with ingredients you can hardly pronounce, the prep time and the idea of cutting out those favorite snacks can easily turn someone away. One cookbook has made it easier to transition into a healthier lifestyle. “The Foodie Bar Way” written by Nutritio...

Study: Freshmen 15 shown to not be as prevalent as thought

Tyler Santana, Editor

October 29, 2015

Going off to college comes with many new stresses and pressure for the incoming students, one of them being the notorious freshman 15, which is where college freshman are likely to gain 15 pounds during their first year. The freshman 15  today is more like the freshman five as fewer students are experiencing a large amou...

Nutrition professor writes plant-based cookbook

Matt Johnson, Staff

October 7, 2015

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

Saving dough: eating pizza on a budget

Saving dough: eating pizza on a budget

May 6, 2015

Searching for cheap foods to satisfy a late-night craving or for fuel before an intense study session is ...

Thinking outside the pot

Thinking outside the pot

April 24, 2015

Everyone knows an average priced cup of coffee can be found at Starbucks or Java City, but where else can students go to satisfy their caffeine cravings? We searched and found five places in downtown Sacramento that offer delicious coffees for an average price while also offering a different vibe than that of the big name coffee shop chains.

New cafeteria partnership highlights nutrition for students

Jelina Cortero, Staff Writer

March 31, 2014

Cosumnes River College prides itself in all aspects of its campus, however, a new and exciting development has made CRC’s cafeteria a place where health and nutrition are now in the palm of your own hands. CRC Dining has partnered with MyFitnessPal, making CRC’s dining nutrition information available via app, according ...

Cheap Eats: Best burgers for your buck

Cheap Eats: Best burgers for your buck

February 12, 2014

Craving a burger that will tame your taste buds, but stuck with a budget that leaves you craving more?...

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