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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...

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...

‘Safe lot’ bill offers homeless students ability to sleep in parking facilities

‘Safe lot’ bill offers homeless students ability to sleep in parking facilities

March 14, 2019

Assembly Bill 302, or the Safe Lot Legislation Bill, would allow homeless community college students to s...

Speaker emphasizes the importance of immigrants’ rights during event

Speaker emphasizes the importance of immigrants’ rights during event

March 6, 2019

The Dream Center partnered with the Council on American Islamic Relations to host a “Know Your Rights...

Event guides students through state job application process

Alexandra Trigg, Staff Writer

March 2, 2019

Filed under Campus, News

The California Department of Transportation sponsored an event on campus that would help demystify the state application process for prospective applicants on Feb. 21. Thirty students stopped by BS 153 so they could listen to current Caltrans employees talk about necessary steps to take when seeking government-related job...

There should be more attention given to LGBTQ community, faculty says

Summer Lomendehe, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Filed under Campus, News

Several staff and faculty met on Friday to discuss ways to make the LGBTQ community more visible on campus. The meeting was prompted by a previous one between a few faculty members and American River College’s Pride Center Director Emilie Mitchell, where they discussed the center’s efforts and their progress. ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Campus library provides new services this semester

Alexandra Trigg, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

Filed under News

This spring semester, the library has implemented a new loan program that allows students to check out textbooks and other technological devices for up to an entire semester. Students can check out textbooks as well as borrow laptops and charging cables for a semester at a time. “Things like laptops and textbooks can ...

Clinic on campus provides reproductive health services for students

Clinic on campus provides reproductive health services for students

February 6, 2019

The Sexual Reproductive Health Clinic began offering its services this semester. The campus Health...

Academic Senate votes in interim executive team

Lilianna Ordaz, Opinion Editor

January 22, 2019

Filed under News

The Academic Senate voted and approved an interim executive team at a meeting on Wednesday. Academic Senate for California Community College Northern Representative Cheryl Aschenbach and Sacramento City College Academic Senate President Gayle Pitman were in attendance to help assist Cosumnes River College faculty decide on ...

Sacramento celebrates third year of Women’s March

Sacramento celebrates third year of Women’s March

January 22, 2019

Women's March Sacramento hosted their annual Women's March on Saturday. Thousands of people came bearing signs and w...

Academic Senate officers resign before spring semester begins

Lilianna Ordaz, Opinion Editor

December 28, 2018

Filed under Briefs, News

Academic Senate Secretary Donnisha Lugo resigned effective immediately on Dec. 14 and Vice President Constance Carter resigned effective on Dec. 20. With the resignation of Carter, she will no longer be able to take on the presidency for the Academic Senate next semester. “Due to the continual, nefarious actions o...

Sacramento City gets funding to curb homelessness

Sacramento City gets funding to curb homelessness

December 10, 2018

Sacramento County has applied to get a part of the 553 million dollars in state funding intended to he...

Students prepare for Flu season

Students prepare for Flu season

December 10, 2018

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published an article on Nov. 20 about the preventions p...

Students and faculty react to the Sales Tax increase

Stevie Gutierrez, News Editor

December 10, 2018

Filed under Community, News

Sacramento voted yes on Measure U in November to replace the previous half-cent sales tax with a full-cent tax that will be in place indefinitely, raising the tax from 7.75 percent to 8.75 percent. The sales tax increase will go into effect by April 1 of next year and will be used to assist in youth programs, affordable ...

Climate Change demonstrates foreseeable future through Camp Fire

Lilianna Ordaz, Opinions Editor

December 10, 2018

Filed under National, News

The National Climate Assessment released their yearly report in November and emphasized the damaging effects of climate change and where our nation is headed if change doesn’t happen soon. President Trump was quick to dismiss the finding in the report saying that he doesn’t “believe it.” California has had th...

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