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Event highlights study abroad programs outside the U.S

Lucy Vang, Staff Writer

September 16, 2019

Students filled up the Orchard Room inside the cafeteria on Sep. 4 as information on Los Rios studying abroad opportunities for the school year were being discussed. Los Rios School District offers five educational courses that not only allows students to study out of the country but also earn transferable units for unive...

Newsom visits campus to talk to students

Newsom visits campus to talk to students

Kellie Bevins, Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

California Gov. Gavin Newsom visited campus on Aug. 27 following the newly-enacted Assembly Bill 2, ...

Fight against gender pay gap highlights race and ethnicity as contributing factor

Tairiq Marshall, Staff Writer

May 19, 2019

As the conversation for women’s equal rights continues following the Equal Rights Act’s congressional hearing on April 30, the gender and racial pay gap in California still persists and continues to be a subject of discussion. “League of Legends” developer Riot Games firmly stated on Thursday that employees should g...

Suspect injures student in physical altercation

Summer Lomendehe, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019

An unidentified suspect injured a male student on the light rail platform on Tuesday at 3:03 p.m. The student, who was approached by the male suspect, got into an argument with the suspect before he was punched in the face and fell to the ground bleeding, according to a Cosumnes River College crime bulletin. “If possib...

Organization plans to address issue of homelessness on campus

Blynn Beltran, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019

Homes for Hawks is a student-led project that aims to help homeless students on campus. The project was originally founded in the fall of 2018 by Cosumnes River College’s Peer Mentoring Program. “The main objective of this project is to become the housing resource hub to current and future students at CRC,” acc...

Gas prices continue to rise

Halimah Edais, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

Since mid-February, gas prices have reached a record high all around the United States, up more than 20 cents a gallon in the first month. California gas prices have reached four dollars, which is currently the highest price in the country, according to gas price watching site Gasbuddy. “I don’t even want to driv...

Bill does not permit abortion pills on community colleges

Michaela Graves, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

California Senate Bill 24, which would allow University of California and California State University students access to medical abortion pills, was passed on April 8. The bill, which was introduced by Senator Connie Leyva on  December 3, would require each student health care service clinics on a CSU or UC campus to o...

What will stop consumers from buying soda?

What will stop consumers from buying soda?

May 13, 2019

Dr. Pepper’s limited dark berry-flavored soda was the latest craze to hit the market on April 25, ...

Use of social media may be linked to depression

Use of social media may be linked to depression

May 10, 2019

With May being Mental Health Awareness Month, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez stated in a recen...

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...

April’s last week spotlights awareness for math

Alexandra Trigg, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

The math department has hosted the annual Math Awareness Week since 2015. During the week, students participate in competitive games by solving math problems and get free food and fun prizes. The math department hosted a slew of events including the Math Talks Series: “Why Knot? An Introduction to Knot Theory,” “The M...

Students promote healing after assault

Halimeh Edais, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

A healing circle for sexual assault survivors was held on April 25 in Winn 106, hosted by the Women Escaping a Violent Environment. Los Rios Confidential WEAVE Advocate Emily Zavala-Aguilar said the purpose of the healing circle was to talk with other victims to get past what happened and the aftermath of the assault....

Program emphasizes on healthy lifestyle

Mason White, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

Three professors on campus have created a certificate program that has a deep focus on plant-based, sustainable agricultural science as it relates to the environment and the health of the human body. The Department of Nutrition and the Department of Horticulture worked together to bring to campus the “Plant-Based Nutrition and Su...

Extended testing is needed, students with disabilities say

Michaela Graves, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

Disability Support Programs and Services offers services for students with disabilities. Keith Ellis, the student personal assistant for DSPS, said the program provides reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities. “The eligibility for DSPS is for students to provide a verified disability documentation,” Ellis sa...

Victim shaming plays a role in rape culture on college campuses

Victim shaming plays a role in rape culture on college campuses

April 15, 2019

Because April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, conversations about sexual assault are taking place...

Event tackles model minority stereotype

Event tackles model minority stereotype

April 11, 2019

Asian Pacific American Heritage Week started off with a panel discussion workshop on “The Model- Minor...

Student panelists urge audience to see the ‘abilities’ in disabilities

Lilianna Ordaz, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

The Delta Alpha Pi Honor Society held a student panel on April 3 about seeing the ability in every disability. The event was held in the WINN Center and was lead by five students from DAPHS. The honor society club is for high-achieving college students who have disabilities to come together to support one another. Stu...

New major will focus on race and ethnicity as well as women and gender

Mason White, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019

Two new majors related to social justice are coming to campus soon, and they have many new academic opportunities to offer students. These new majors will give students at Cosumnes River College the opportunity to study historically marginalized groups. Students who take these courses will cover topics such as race, gender...

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...

Theatre department introduces Avenue Q

Halimeh Edais, Staff Writer

March 30, 2019

The theatre department introduced their rendition of Avenue Q, which ran from March 1 to March 24. The puppet show started out with a bright-eyed college graduate named Princeton who stumbles into Avenue Q, an apartment building with Gary Coleman as the superintendent, looking for an affordable place to stay at. At Ave...

Gender-neutral bathrooms are still inaccessible to students on campus

Gender-neutral bathrooms are still inaccessible to students on campus

March 29, 2019

Since the implementation of the California's Equal Restroom Access Act in 2017, many places of busines...

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