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Political science students volunteer with non-profit organization to provide free legal clinics to those in need

Lola Chase, Staff

November 20, 2017

Filed under Campus, Community, Issues, News, Top Stories

Several students in the political science department volunteered with a program that assists immigrants in obtaining official legal status in the United States called The Justice Bus. These students primarily act as Spanish-to-English translators for the attorneys and law students working on these pro-bono cases (meaning at...

The Native American Heritage Resource and Education fair showcases culture through ethnic performances

The Native American Heritage Resource and Education fair showcases culture through ethnic performances

November 20, 2017

The Resource Education Fair was the second event held during the annual Native American Heritage Week o...

Ethics symposium to bring discussion on the ethics of freedom of speech to CRC

Elizabeth Rodriguez, Staff

November 20, 2017

Filed under Campus, Community, Issues, National, News, Top Stories

The 12th annual Ethics Symposium will be held on Nov. 20 and 21, where students and professors will discuss possible limitations on freedom of speech on college campuses and the ethics of stating your opinion. An annual collaboration between Cosumnes River College and Sacramento State University, the symposium promotes a diff...

Single-use restrooms relabeled as gender neutral under new legislation

Victoria Blanco, Staff

November 6, 2017

Filed under Campus, Community, Issues, News, Top Stories

All single-user restroom facilities in any public place are required to have signs changed and identified as gender neutral due to a new law passed in California this year. The Equal Restroom Access Act, which was passed March 1, states that all single-user restrooms must be gender inclusive. The state acknowledged people who ...

Hawk Spot continues to aid students in its second year

Elizabeth Rodriguez, Staff

November 6, 2017

Filed under Campus, Community, News, Top Stories

Since August of 2016, the Hawk Spot has been offering a helping hand by providing students with the basic necessities they need such as food and toiletries.   Through signing an intake form, students that are enrolled at Cosumnes River College qualify to use the pantry on Mondays and Tuesdays, from 2 to 4 p.m at ...

Online Education Initiative to be adopted by CRC

Shannon Rusche, Editor

November 6, 2017

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The Online Education Initiative, a collaborative effort among California Community Colleges to increase student access to and success in online courses, was reviewed at an Academic Senate Meeting on Oct. 13, allowing the school to move forward in adopting the OEI Exchange.   The initiative is comprised of high quali...

Speaker addresses unique aspects of domestic abuse within LGBTQ community

Elizabeth Rodriguez, Staff

October 30, 2017

Filed under Campus, Community, News, Top Stories

A representative from Women Escaping A Violent Environment, Inc. provided basic knowledge of LGBTQ+ identities, addressed differences between sexual orientation, gender identity and a variety of other stereotypes that have been said about the community on Oct. 24. Nic Caballero, a registered social worker as well as a bilingual...

Students share insight, suggestions at Campus Conversation

Victoria Blanco, Staff

October 26, 2017

Filed under Campus, Community, Issues, News, Top Stories

Campus Conversation is a series where students and employees engage in open discussion about issues pertaining to Cosumnes River College on Oct. 18. The Student Conversation took place at the Recital Hall, said the event’s coordinator, Communication Studies Professor Georgine Hodgkinson. Hodgkinson introduced the host,...

Wellness fair caters to Latin community with a focus on local health resources

John Cabales, Staff

October 25, 2017

Filed under Campus, Community, News, Top Stories

The Latin X Wellness Fair was held on Oct. 14 for the Latino community surrounding CRC to help educate them about health resources. The fair was put together by the Mes de Latin X committee and the Puente Club to help educate the community about resources that are available to them. “It’s for the whole community, but ...

Oaxacan artist presents cultural carvings on campus

Oaxacan artist presents cultural carvings on campus

October 25, 2017

A Oaxacan artist visited Cosumnes River College on Oct. 10 to showcase and sell her art and to give in...

Meditation room makes headway

Meditation room makes headway

October 23, 2017

The meditation room has been an ongoing initiative for 10 years to create a safe space on campus for pray...

Students encouraged to take advantage of disability services on campus

Students encouraged to take advantage of disability services on campus

October 12, 2017

The Disability Support Programs and Services here at Cosumnes River College are here to assist students wit...

New student body officials announced in special ceremony

New student body officials announced in special ceremony

October 2, 2017

Election season has come to a close on the Cosumnes River College campus. For the past few weeks, the pot...

Campus transitions to new course-hosting software

Campus transitions to new course-hosting software

September 21, 2017

By the spring semester of 2018, Desire2Learn, the online course companion used at Cosumnes River College,...

Entrepreneur seminar teaches students to start businesses from the ground up

Jannah Khalil, Staff

May 15, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News, Top Stories

Sacramento entrepreneurs spoke at a seminar to encourage and teach aspiring businessmen and businesswomen to reach their potential in the business world. The seminar was held at Cosumnes River College and was put on by Professor Man Phan, chair of the business department. The five entrepreneurs featured at the event were...

English department holds 11th annual Cosumnes River Journal release

Shannon Rusche, Staff

May 15, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News, Top Stories

The English department held its 11th-annual Cosumnes River Journal Release on May 4. Heather Hutcheson, an English professor at CRC and the managing editor for the CRJ, facilitated the release and said that she thinks highly of the latest issue of the journal. “I think it’s a beautiful collection that has a fantastic...

Students find more information at major choosing workshop

Kristine Yabumoto, Staff

May 10, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

Choosing a major can be hard, but Courtnee Mack, career and job opportunity specialist showed students that you don’t have to decide your entire life when you choose your major. Mack led a major choosing workshop on April 18 in the Orchard Room. Mack typically holds three to four major workshops per semester. Mack came...

Guided Pathways program makes it way to CRC

Kristi Doan and Shannon Rusche

May 4, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

Cosumnes River College was one of 20 California community colleges selected to participate in the Guided Pathways Project, an initiative starting in early April. According to the California Guided Pathways website, this project will help selected community colleges cultivate student accesses by developing structured educational...

Students are encouraged to participate in the student government

Missy Amaya, Staff

May 3, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Most Recent, News, Top Stories

Elections for Cosumnes River College student government positions have officially ended, but the battle for amplifying the student voice is an ongoing effort, which is why student officials encourage more participation. Vice President of the student senate Freddy Monde, a 25-year-old computer science major, is in charge of...

Students competed in math competition to exercise their skills

Students competed in math competition to exercise their skills

May 3, 2017

Math professors carrying a sign displaying the message “Go Math Tutors!” and Tom Lehrer’s “New...

New professors share insight after first full year

Justin Cordero, Staff

May 3, 2017

Filed under News

With the school year coming to a close, these three professors are wrapping up their first year teaching full-time at Cosumnes River College. Professors Iris Dimond, Trang Abeid and Omari Williams began working on campus after being adjunct professors at the beginning of the fall 2016 semester and have learned a lot from...

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