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Department Chair wins Golden Hawk Diversity Award

Kellie Bevins, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

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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

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  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...

Can Democrats avoid repeat of 2016?

Roger Mitchell, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

Filed under Most Recent, Opinion, Top Stories

As we enter the third month of 2019, it is becoming increasingly clear as to the type of election we should be expecting this time next year. A surplus of new faces line the Democratic Party’s roster of declared candidates for the 2020 presidential election, but can too many faces be the downfall of the Democrats? Many in th...

Profiting off of trending controversy keeps Nike winning

Alexandra Trigg, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

Filed under Most Recent, Opinion, Top Stories

Nike can be commended for having their fingers on the pulse of today's trends by following what's hot and in right now. What’s more intriguing is that the apparel empire is taking risks by sponsoring world-renowned professional athletes who are involved in current and controversial social issues. When Colin Kaepernick w...

Support is available for students after decision in the Stephon Clark case

Summer Lomendehe, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019

Filed under Most Recent, News

When it was announced on March 2 that the police officers who shot Stephon Clark would not be charged, the decision was met with mixed responses. Clark was a 22-year-old Sacramento man who was shot multiple times after two officers mistook his cellphone for a gun. Counseling Dean Shannon Cooper said this incident has impac...

Campus forms committee to address sexual harassment culture

Kellie Bevins, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019

Filed under Most Recent, News

Following an investigation that occurred in early 2018 when a 20-year-old student filed a sexual harassment complaint against a former counselor, Cosumnes River College has since assembled a task force to enact change in college culture. College President Ed Bush said he is pushing to increase awareness of campus-wide progra...

Asian and Pacific Islander women discuss resources needed for the community

Michaela Graves, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019

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Asian Pacific Islander Women Voices held their first community event discussion in honor of Women’s History Month on March 7 in the Winn Center. The event was held by community groups such as Advocate Sacramento, the Indian Association of Sacramento and My Sister’s House of Sacramento. The event was designed for different cultura...

Gospel concert uplifts spirit of Black History Month

Tairiq Marshall, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

Filed under Features, Most Recent

In honor of Black History Month, the Gospel Choir and Jazz band held a concert on Feb. 26 in the Recital Hall. Music Professor Omari Tau directed the concert and said the purpose of it was to celebrate spirituals and the history of African American music. Of the several pieces performed, the “Black National Anthem,” formally known as...

Men’s Basketball carries momentum into the playoffs

Men’s Basketball carries momentum into the playoffs

February 28, 2019

The men’s basketball team opens the first round of the playoffs on Wednesday against the Lassen Co...

Local artists display art for campus gallery

Local artists display art for campus gallery

Lucy Vang, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

Filed under Campus, Campus Life, Features, Most Recent, Top Stories

The art gallery hosted the opening reception for the exhibition “Narrative Expression” on Friday. The...

Tennis teams set expectations high heading into new season

Tennis teams set expectations high heading into new season

February 21, 2019

The women’s and men’s tennis teams are looking forward to a new season, with prospects of going to stat...

Food insecurity is a problem for students

Food insecurity is a problem for students

February 21, 2019

Many college students struggle to afford good food that is enough to keep up nutritional levels, acc...

Genetic testing companies need to uphold their consumer privacy standards

Lilianna Ordaz, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019

Filed under Most Recent, Opinion

Knowing who you are is something many people yearn to find out. Discovering who your family is, where they come from, and what they meant to the world has created a booming market for at-home genetic testing companies. With technological advancements, you can now find all the information about your ancestry for only $59....

Police department emphasizes safety on campus by using alert notification system

Summer Lomendehe, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019

Filed under Most Recent, News

Since the test of the Los Rios Emergency Notification system on Jan. 24, students have received several real emergency notifications this semester. Los Rios Alerts, which may also appear as notifications from RAVE Alerts, is a form of direct communication between the Los Rios Police Department and the students and faculty on...

‘You’ offers thrilling portrayal of stalking

‘You’ offers thrilling portrayal of stalking

February 19, 2019

Netflix’s release of “You” has created a tidal wave of new fans, but they may be unaware that th...

Hawks get vital win against last place Modesto

Hawks get vital win against last place Modesto

February 19, 2019

The men's basketball team bounced back with a win against Modesto Junior College on Feb. 12. The Haw...

Professors begin to use preferred names and pronouns in classroom environments

Summer Lomendehe, Staff Writer

February 17, 2019

Filed under Campus, Most Recent, News

With the semester underway, a few professors have started to implement the classroom use of personally-favored names and pronouns. Communications Professor Daniel DuBray said he passed out a personal information sheet to his students on the first day of class where they could indicate their preferred names and pronouns. On...

Hawks limit Chabot to 4 hits; remain undefeated

Roger Mitchell, Staff Writer

February 16, 2019

Filed under Most Recent, Sports

The Hawks baseball team played at home against Chabot College Gladiators on Tuesday, getting a 5-0 win to push their record to 6-0 to start the season. Sophomore Josh Caldwell pitched the first four innings, giving up one hit and striking out six. Caldwell was helped by early run support from sophomore center fielder Burle Dixon,...

Can California really act to save lives?

Summer Lomendehe, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

Filed under Most Recent, Opinion

Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner and Michael Brown: These were three of the many other names that were mentioned when Assembly Bill 392 was reintroduced by California Democratic assembly members Shirley Weber and Kevin McCarty on Feb. 6. AB 392, also known as the “California Act to Save Lives,” would set parameters around...

Hawks lose to Panthers during charity game

Hawks lose to Panthers during charity game

February 11, 2019

The women’s basketball team was unable to fend-off the Sacramento City College Panthers during the Coa...

Hawks win over Sacramento City in a thriller

Hawks win over Sacramento City in a thriller

February 8, 2019

The men’s basketball team took down the Sacramento City College Panthers 53-50 during a charity game on ...

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