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Hawks pitching struggles lead to Big 8 loss

Austin Scott, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

 The Hawks baseball team lost to the Delta College Mustangs on Thursday with a final score of 22-5.  In the top of the first inning, the Hawks surrendered five runs, but with some good at bats and a two-run homer by sophomore center fielder Brett Graber in the bottom of the third, the Hawks went into the top of the fou...

Swimming team hopes to continue success through the season

Jacob Peterson, Staff Writer

March 1, 2020

The Hawks swimming team has had a strong start this season, and plan to continue that success going into the rest of the season, said head coach Liz Zenuk. The team has competed in three meets since the start of February, with their most recent meet taking place Hoos for the Los Rios Invitational on Feb. 21. Zenuk said she wa...

Film professors placed their predictions on who will take home an Oscar this evening. The Academy Awards are known as Hollywood’s big night. There are at least 23 nomination categories this year.

Film professors provide their predictions on the Academy Awards

February 9, 2020

The 92nd Academy Awards ceremony is approaching and various radio, television and film professors provided th...

CRC students affected by NBA Superstar Kobe Bryant’s death

Tairiq Marshall and Mason White

January 29, 2020

Retired Laker legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna Bryant were killed, along with seven others, in a tragic helicopter crash Sunday morning in Calabasas, Calif. Bryant was only 41-years-old, and his daughter, just 13.  The unfortunate news was a shock to people around the world, and many at Cosumnes River College were af...

New college website allows for better functions

Allesandra Sarantopulos, Staff Writer

December 15, 2019

A new website for Cosumnes River College launched this semester and has officially become live for student and faculty use.  Kristie West, the campus’ public information officer, said that in addition to the visual overhaul, the website now provides new functionality and features. West said the new website will fit ...

Faculty address gun violence and safety on campus

Allesandra Sarantopulos, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

There have been 501 incidents of gunfire on school grounds since 2013, which resulted in 196 deaths and 383 injuries, according to Everytown for Gun Safety, a non-profit dedicated to protecting communities from gun violence.  With the ever-rising concern for public safety on campus grounds, campus police held an active shoo...

People are concerned with California's soaring gas prices, saying it is unfair that people living in the state pay more per gallon than any other state. The average in Sacramento county is $4.03, according to GasBuddy.

High gas prices remain unexplained across state

November 10, 2019

Gov. Gavin Newsom is calling on the state attorney general to investigate big oil companies and find out ...

Down to the Minute: Efforts to teach incarcerated students through grant and web feature to filter classes

Cameron Werblun, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

At the Academic Senate meeting on Friday, updates were given on the implementation of Guided Pathways as well as the Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Student Grant. The meeting was led by Senate President Gregory Beyrer, with others giving updates.  Communications Professor Georgine Hodgkinson said that Ca...

2019 marks the eighteenth anniversary of 9/11. While the tragedy occurred that many years ago, many Muslim and Muslim Americans grew up in households indirectly affected by it.

Impact of Islamophobia still persists 18 years later

September 29, 2019

This year marks the eighteenth anniversary of the fall of the twin towers. This was also the day I went fr...

Anti-abortion activists express free speech by talking with students during an unannounced visit to campus on Sept. 10.

Free speech tactics by group crosses boundaries, says faculty

September 24, 2019

Required by law, the college and the Los Rios district as a whole permits free speech to take place on al...

Being unaware that kindness can be used as a grooming technique

Kellie Bevins, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019

Grooming is a tactic of manipulation, an invisible hook that reels you into sweet lies and petty promises while it holds you hostage at the hands of your perpetrator. I didn’t know I was being groomed until a few years after it happened. During the first years I experienced it, I sat in a dilemma of shame, not wanting to be...

‘WEAVE’ presents film offering support for assault victims

Michaela Graves, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

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...

What does socialism really mean to millennials?

Editorial Staff

May 13, 2019

The next presidential election may be over 500 days away, but people across the political spectrum are already scrambling to make sense of what the 2020 election may look like following the release of the Mueller report. As millennials become more clear about what policies matter to them, so does their idea of what they wa...

Solar energy is the new ‘heat’ wave

Alexandra Trigg, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

The bills that come with the cost of living in California are outrageous, and gas prices are no better. A quote from Ted Hughes said that “Nothing is free. Everything has to be paid for...” But imagine not having to buy something that is overpriced and not really a necessity, something that will make a car continually...

Professors retire after dedicating over 20 years to teaching

Lucy Vang, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

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...

Why does birth tourism only exist for whites?

Mason White, Staff Writer

April 14, 2019

A Florida firm named “Miami Mama” organizes a legal way for Russians to come give birth in the U.S., yet for other ethnic groups it’s not so easy. It’s called “birth-tourism,” and this is why it’s not okay. In August 1492, Christopher Columbus left Europe in search of a new world for a better life. He found land...

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...

Can a politician’s rhetoric be influential?

Halimeh Edais, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019

A gunman shot and killed 49 people and injured dozens more in a New Zealand mosque. Many things were said about this man; he has his own history of anti-Islamic rhetoric and has posted videos of his hate speech on the internet. Can the words we say affect people and turn into real life violence? As a Muslim, listening to ...

Budget tips for building a gaming PC

Blynn Beltran, Staff Writer

March 30, 2019

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...

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...

This month seriously needs to march off the calendar

This month seriously needs to march off the calendar

March 25, 2019

Heads up, everyone: The forecast for the rest of March is sunny with a chance of sadness. And while ...

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