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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...

Native American week promotes awareness of native cultures

Alejandra Morales, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Features

Native American Heritage week began on Nov. 14 and lasted until Nov. 18 in the fountain quad at Cosumnes River College. To kick off the week of events, the library held an opening of Native American books that told their history. Some of the book titles were “Earth Wisdom” by Yolanda Broyles-Gonzalez, “Forgotten Trib...

Panel allows students to connect with RTVF alumni

Kaelyn Blizzard, Staff

November 22, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus Life, Features, Most Recent

With so much going on in a college student’s life, it may seem difficult to think about what type of career they would want once they get their degree, and for those seeking employment in radio, television and film, this is just as challenging. The RTVF department held a panel discussion on Nov. 14 in L-111 Forum, moderat...

‘All Nations Day’ celebrates Native American culture

Jasmine Jernigan, Guest Writer

November 22, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus Life, Features, Most Recent

On Nov. 6, Cosumnes River College celebrated All Nations Day in the campus quad. The event started with an opening prayer led by a Maori dancer from New Zealand. The weather was nice and warm as people gathered around the quad to watch the Maori dancers, and dancers from other tribes. Maori Dancer Nico Ihimaera Rooseboo...

RTVF Department offers a unique hands-on experience

November 9, 2016

Within the many classes offered at Cosumnes River College lies a department dedicated to giving students th...

Veterans Day, a time for honor and rememberance

Steven Bryla, Staff

November 8, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Features

Tomorrow is a day of honoring the brave men and women that served our country in the military. A day where discounts are given and special events like parades with former and current military members marching down streets across the nation is the least that could be done. Cosumnes River College has 418 veterans attend...

“Doctor Strange” introduced into the Marvel universe

LeShea Munoz, Editor

November 8, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

Doctor Strange, a 2016 American superhero film featuring a Marvel Comics character of the same name. The highly anticipated film is produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is film number 14 in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), and is directed by Scott Derrickson (Sinister and S...

Super foods could benefit your health

Rachel Norris, Staff

November 8, 2016

Filed under Features, Food

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 ...

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...

College president reflects on first year

College president reflects on first year

Ashley Navarro, Editor

November 6, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Most Recent, Profiles

Having the presidential role at a community college can be a daunting position, but Cosumnes River Co...

New adaptation of cult classic film disappoints

Ashley Navarro, Editor

November 6, 2016

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

Imagine a world assembled by a medley of brightly colored mohawks, new wave punk and an unnecessary amount of tongue action. That world would be what Fox created with their sad attempt of an adaption of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” is most notably known in the form of a 1975 fea...

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