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CRC professor offers Screenwriting course in the upcoming Fall semester

Austin Scott, Staff Writer

May 18, 2020

On May 11, Los Rios sent out a notice making the official decision to move to a fully online fall schedule. As Cosumnes River College and Los Rios students start searching for classes for the upcoming fall semester, a class to consider will be “Basic Screenwriting,” also known as FMS 310. Mark Steensland, an adjunct film and media s...

Online workshop held to help students apply for food assistance

Robert Rincon, Staff Writer

May 12, 2020

Assistant Manager of Calfresh Outreach Erika Ledbetter, held an online virtual meeting on May 6 showing Cosumnes River College students how to apply for CalFresh (EBT) benefits. Along with answering questions towards the end of the meeting. CalFresh, formerly known as food stamps provides monthly allotments for food purchases to...

Eleven students, including Nicholas Radke and Tim Dimal, received awards for their work. Their photos were chosen for an exhibition entitled

Students photographs are chosen for an exhibit at Crocker Art

May 12, 2020

A select amount of photography students at Cosumnes River College had their work displayed at the Cro...

Los Rios students speak out on mental health during closure

Los Rios students speak out on mental health during closure

May 5, 2020

As we try to make it through a global pandemic, we should ask each other, “How are you feeling?” Not ...

Child Development Center receives highest level ranking for quality

Robert Rincon, Staff Writer

May 5, 2020

The Cosumnes River College (CRC) Child Development Center (CDC) provides high-quality care service and development experiences for children ages three through 11 years while their parents are attending college classes or working. The Child Development Center is a program that is state-funded by California’s Department ...

Due to the pandemic, face-to-face classes have been suspended. Communication classes are now working remotely from home and use Zoom to continue their work. Zoom is used to give live presentations to continue the public speaking assignments.

Communications classes adapting to remote-operations

April 28, 2020

Students at Cosumnes River College have been studying remotely for over a month now as the campus suspe...

Students are offered the option of excused withdrawals and more

Alejandro Barron, Staff Writer

April 27, 2020

With the transition to online classes, the Los Rios Community College District has decided to partially-refund student fees, give students the option of excused withdrawals from classes and offer students a pass/no grading option for all their classes.   Associate Vice Chancellor Gabe Ross said he understands that this is a difficult...

Workout at home during a quarantine

Workout at home during a quarantine

April 27, 2020

One of the obstacles facing a society without limited resources is finding ways to stay physically fit wit...

What to know about upcoming online summer semester

What to know about upcoming online summer semester

April 21, 2020

As we have transitioned to online coursework for the remainder of the spring semester, the Los Rios d...

Student government prepares for Spring 2020 elections

Robert Rincon, Staff Writer

April 21, 2020

The Associated Students of Cosumnes River College (ASCRC) also known as the student government of the college, comprises two leadership teams which are Student Senate (SS) and the Clubs and Events Board (CAEB). ASCRC senators and elected officials serve as the voices of the CRC student body. ASCRC adviser Oscar Mendoza hos...

Faculty get creative with online lectures from home

Tairiq Marshall, Staff Writer

April 13, 2020

While the Los Rios Community College District remains closed and coursework has transitioned to fully remote, Cosumnes River College faculty continue to institute a curriculum that enriches their students.  From YouTube clips made from home to innovative lectures created via the Canvas Website, CRC professors are providing ...

Online tutoring now available to students during campus closure

Alejandro Barron, Staff Writer

April 13, 2020

Tutoring can be crucial for a student when in need of assistance in a class and even with the transition to online classes, students can still receive tutoring. Instructional assistant for math tutoring, Pedro Rubalcava, knew that this transition was going to be difficult but has seen positive results from students when...

Student reporter Mason White, captures what the newsroom looks like during this pandemic on April 6. White shows that they are practicing social distancing while working.

Los Rios student reporter endures news station changes amid coronavirus

April 6, 2020

During this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, many journalists, producers, reporters and news stations wor...

Professors share time management tips for students during closure

Alejandro Barron, Staff Writer

April 1, 2020

During this transition to online classes, students are looking for a way to adjust to this and finding a way to manage their time well to ensure their success in their classes.  For many students that went from face-to-face meetings for class, to now suddenly transitioning to online classes, one of the most important th...

Counseling Department transitions their services online

Austin Scott, Staff Writer

March 30, 2020

As a result of Cosumnes River College suspending face-to-face interaction indefinitely, the counseling department has smoothly transitioned to online in an effort to help students sustain and reach their academic potential. Department Chair of Counseling Ray Mapeso said the department has Virtual Private Network authorizati...

Due to the fear of the COVID-19 shutdown, people are now panic buying and hoarding toilet paper, water bottles, and more.

Hoarding and price gouging are doing significant harm

March 23, 2020

Being a checker at a local grocery store, I’ve had a front row seat to the various reactions people...

Hawk Cares program impacted by shutdown

Jacob Peterson, Staff Writer

March 23, 2020

The various support services provided to Cosumnes River College students via Hawk Cares Program have been impacted by the shutdown of the campus on Wednesday, said Student Life and Leadership Center Supervisor Oscar Mendoza Plascencia. The shutdown has meant the various services under Hawk Cares, such as the food pantry a...

Students are being offered free accounts to digital services in order to continue their school work at home. Starting May 13, Xfinity Wi-Fi will provide that free resource for 60 days.

Free digital services are offered to students during closure

March 23, 2020

Many students are finding it difficult to complete their assignments and access technology at home d...

The campus is vacant in broad daylight on Wednesday March 18. All Los Rios campuses are now closed and have suspended all face-to-face classes.

Faculty prepare to move classes online due to school closure

March 19, 2020

As the nation prepares for COVID-19 to take its course, staff and faculty at Cosumnes River College hustl...

Nutrition Professor helps students prepare for exams

Chris Woodard, Staff Writer

March 16, 2020

A nutrition professor gave a presentation on March 5 to faculty members about preparing students for exams beyond content in the Winn Center.  Nutrition Professor Timaree Hagenburger discussed the health issues that affect students' academic performances. She encouraged professors to incorporate wellness activities and tips ...

The meeting was held in order for faculty and instructors to discuss how they will continue classes if the campus does get shut down. They discussed the possibility of moving course work online for students' access, if there is a campus closure.

Faculty meet to discuss instruction in the event of a campus closure

March 10, 2020

Faculty members and administrators met on Tuesday to discuss possible ways to stay connected with stu...

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