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Being unaware that kindness can be used as a grooming technique

Kellie Bevins, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019

Filed under Most Recent, Opinion, Top Stories

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

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Most Recent

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

Filed under Most Recent, Opinion

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

Filed under Most Recent, Opinion

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

Filed under Campus, Campus Life, Community, Features, Issues, Most Recent, Profiles, Top Stories

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

Filed under Most Recent, Opinion

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

Filed under Most Recent, Opinion, Top Stories

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

Filed under Features, Most Recent, Top Stories

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 ...

Californians need to act to save lives

Editorial Staff

March 25, 2019

Filed under Most Recent, Opinion, Top Stories

On March 18, 2018, Sacramento lost local resident and former Los Rios student Stephon Clark when law enforcement, convinced he held a gun, shot and killed him. A year later, the police officers responsible for his death were not charged, causing an outpour of grief and anger amongst people who are questioning the authorities ...

Department Chair wins Golden Hawk Diversity Award

Kellie Bevins, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

Filed under Features, Most Recent, Top Stories

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

Filed under Campus, Features, Most Recent, Top Stories

  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

Filed under Most Recent, News

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...

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