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The Shins experiment with sound in new album

The Shins experiment with sound in new album

Ashley Navarro, Editor

March 21, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Most Recent, Reviews, Top Stories

It’s been a long five years and series of lineup changes since the beloved indie-rock band The Shi...

Challenges working students face could be beneficial

Kristi Doan, Staff

March 16, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Issues

Working through college could only lighten the debt burden for students. A working student struggles to pay tuition and living expenses. In a 2013 study by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce, 70 - 80 percent of college students are working and enrolled in some form of postsecondary education. ...

‘Logan’ provides a satisfying completion to the iconic character

Justin Cordero, Staff

March 8, 2017

Filed under Features, Most Recent, Reviews

“Logan” is the classic story of the unwilling hero told through the lens of one of Marvel’s most popular superheroes warped into an aged old man who carries the weight of his past sins on his shoulders. The film, directed by James Mangold, is unlike any other previous Marvel superhero movie to date. The story overall i...

‘Get Out’ makes a splash amidst controversy

Stan Smith, Staff

March 8, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Reviews

“Get Out” marks the directorial debut of Jordan Peele, who gained fame from his television show “Key and Peele” alongside co-creator Keegan Michael Key. The film built up a considerable amount of excitement in the weeks leading up to its release thanks to incredibly favorable reviews. Even now, “Get Out” holds ...

Students and faculty urge newcomers to take advantage of resources

Jannah Kahlil, Staff

March 8, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Features

As a new semester rolls in, Cosumnes River College welcomes a new batch of freshman in need of advice and guidance on how to smoothly navigate through their next few years. Many freshmen start college nervous and unsure of how they will proceed through the next few years to reach their goal, whatever it may be. But what f...

Award shows shine a new light in spite of presidential administration

Award shows shine a new light in spite of presidential administration

March 8, 2017

Last year the Oscars was met with heavy criticism revolving around the lack of diversity among the nom...

Los Campesinos! release another successful album after four years

Los Campesinos! release another successful album after four years

Ashley Navarro, Editor

March 8, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Most Recent, Reviews

It had been a little over three years since the seven-piece Welsh indie rock band, Los Campesinos!, gra...

Unequal opportunity for black students discussed at Black History Month event

Unequal opportunity for black students discussed at Black History Month event

February 22, 2017

An interactive talk kicked off Black History Month at Cosumnes River College. Raquel Simental, direc...

Event on campus celebrates it’s love of anthropology and Darwin

Event on campus celebrates it’s love of anthropology and Darwin

February 18, 2017

“Anthro Day of Love” was a celebration combining Charles Darwin’s birthday, Anthropology Day and ...

Safe Spaces program holds event to unify students

Safe Spaces program holds event to unify students

February 9, 2017

Safe Spaces Day was held on Feb. 7 and was an event that raised awareness for the Safe Spaces program at ...

Political themes seep into music industry

Political themes seep into music industry

February 9, 2017

From Billie Holiday’s “Strange Fruit” to Green Day’s “American Idiot,” music has been used t...

Students question authenticity of holiday

Steven Bryla, Staff

February 9, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Most Recent, Sex and Relationships

As the rain continues to fall on the Cosumnes River College campus, students only have a few more days until it starts raining hearts on Valentine’s Day. Cupid shoots his arrow hoping to bring single people together to enjoy a night of fun with one another or just let couples go out and spoil each other for one night. But ...

Annual celebration gives Black Student Union a platform

Kristi Doan, Staff

February 9, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Clubs, Features, Most Recent

It’s Black History Month and Black Student Union is hosting a celebration with a progressive purpose. Black History Month is an annual celebration that recognizes achievements of African Americans in United States history. “This month is a time where we can bring awareness to events in history everyone could get more educa...

‘A Dog’s Purpose’ falls short of delivery with controversial scene and lack of character chemistry

‘A Dog’s Purpose’ falls short of delivery with controversial scene and lack of character chemistry

Missy Amaya, Staff

February 1, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Most Recent, Reviews

If you are one who is prone to crying when the dog dies in a movie, be prepared. This heartbreaking oc...

Horror film ‘The Bye Bye Man’ falls short of thrilling the audience

Horror film ‘The Bye Bye Man’ falls short of thrilling the audience

January 28, 2017

“The Bye Bye Man” does not measure up to the goosebumps on your arms from seeing the trailer. Ins...

Netflix revives beloved children’s novel series ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’

Netflix revives beloved children’s novel series ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’

January 24, 2017

Adding to the ever-growing list of shows developed for Netflix release, “A Series of Unfortunate Even...

Students react to the remembrance of Pearl Harbor

Abigail Babineau, Staff

December 10, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Features

Three quarters of a century ago,  a deadly attack was carried out on the shores of Hawaii. This tragedy washed up on Hawaii like an unexpected Tsunami.  Pearl Harbor was struck in devastation, explosions, and blood. Years later in 2016, some think that the nation does not reflect and honor that day as true as it should be. ...

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...

The Weeknd follows up with another hit album

Andrew Flores, Staff

December 3, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Most Recent, Reviews

Coming off his top-charted album “Beauty Behind the Madness” a little over a year ago, Abel Tesfaye, also known as “The Weeknd,” has released his third studio album: “Starboy” LP. The album, which was released digitally and on streaming services Nov. 25 and in CD form on Nov. 28th, is set to reach the No. 1 debut o...

STEM provides women equal opportunities

Abigail Babineau, Staff

December 3, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Most Recent, Profiles

Women interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics degrees sometimes feel as if they are outnumbered by the population of men dominating the field. STEM is a program at Cosumnes River College for students in majors revolving around STEM. Sarah Jones, 20-year-old engineering major, thinks that women sometime...

Macy’s Theatre of Lights brings annual holiday light show to Sacramento

Macy’s Theatre of Lights brings annual holiday light show to Sacramento

Andrew Maestas, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

Filed under Features

Sacramento’s holiday season officially lit up as candy canes and presents shined on Thanksgiving eve with...

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