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Staff share tips for students seeking letters of recommendation

Staff share tips for students seeking letters of recommendation

January 27, 2020

For many, Cosumnes River College serves as a microcosm of what experiences students may encounter in pursu...

Sleep deprivation affects college students academic performance

Sleep deprivation affects college students academic performance

January 20, 2020

Current research has found that college students are known to be some of the most sleep deprived peop...

Fourth annual Sacramento Women’s March rallies in peace for equality

Fourth annual Sacramento Women’s March rallies in peace for equality

January 20, 2020

Women’s March Sacramento celebrated their fourth annual rally and Women’s March on Saturday.  Thousan...

Campus welcomes first-time college students to spring semester

Campus welcomes first-time college students to spring semester

January 20, 2020

With less than a week before the semester begins, the campus hosted their Welcome Day on Tuesday for firs...

Campus institutionalizes the formation of academic communities

Summer Lomendehe, Staff Writer

December 24, 2019

Through the Guided Pathways Program, a California-based project that aims to help community colleges increase college completion, the campus has implemented several institutional changes since its introduction in 2017. This semester, the program established academic-based communities, where students are grouped together according ...

‘Neander-Paul’ gives students a glimpse into history of humans

‘Neander-Paul’ gives students a glimpse into history of humans

December 23, 2019

The Anthropology Department acquired a full-size, nearly complete Neanderthal over the summer. The departm...

New college website allows for better functions

Allesandra Sarantopulos, Staff Writer

December 15, 2019

A new website for Cosumnes River College launched this semester and has officially become live for student and faculty use.  Kristie West, the campus’ public information officer, said that in addition to the visual overhaul, the website now provides new functionality and features. West said the new website will fit ...

Faculty address gun violence and safety on campus

Allesandra Sarantopulos, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

There have been 501 incidents of gunfire on school grounds since 2013, which resulted in 196 deaths and 383 injuries, according to Everytown for Gun Safety, a non-profit dedicated to protecting communities from gun violence.  With the ever-rising concern for public safety on campus grounds, campus police held an active shoo...

Symposium focus on the morals behind having children

Symposium focus on the morals behind having children

December 3, 2019

The 14th Annual Fall Ethics Symposium, which was a two-day event held at Sacramento State and Cosumne...

Bill lets voters register same day elections are held

Bill lets voters register same day elections are held

November 25, 2019

Senate Bill 72 will allow voters to register at all polling places on Election Day for both local and...

Suspect scams individuals by using their phone

Allesandra Sarantopulos, Staff Writer

November 16, 2019

Los Rios Police Chief Larry Savidge said that a crime where a scammer approached individuals and asked to borrow their cell phones to steal money is currently being investigated. A crime bulletin sent to students stated that once an individual hands over their phone, the suspect takes money from a Venmo or related account b...

Event focuses on the ethics of having children

Mariana Sanchez, Staff Writer

November 10, 2019

Cosumnes River College will be having their 14th annual Fall Ethics Symposium partnering with Sacramento State University on Nov. 18 to 19. The year’s symposium will discuss the political, economic, ethical and legal issues regarding the decision to have and raise children.  “The Fall Ethics Symposium is the resu...

Symptoms of being overworked cause students to feel burned out

Symptoms of being overworked cause students to feel burned out

November 5, 2019

One of the issues currently faced by college students across the country is the symptoms of burnout synd...

Revisions to homeless bill highlight several concerns, pushing back its implementation

Halimeh Edais, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

Assembly Bill 302, sponsored by Assemblymember Marc Berman in January, would allow homeless college students who are enrolled and in good standing to park and sleep in their vehicles overnight. However, changes to the bill have prolonged the process, according to a Sept. press release.  AB 302 would have, in its previous form, pr...

Health Services office provides free flu shots

Jacob Peterson, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

With fall in full swing and the weather getting colder, the Health Services office is offering flu shots for free to students. The supplies for the shots are limited, with Campus Nurse Michelle Barkley saying she has reached out to the Allied Health program, which includes the EMT and medical assisting programs, to have more shots available. ...

Distance Education Coordinator receives national award

Distance Education Coordinator receives national award

October 21, 2019

The Distance Education Coordinator on campus was one of the six national winners to receive the Educator...

District allows students to use preferred names on college records

Summer Lomendehe, Staff Writer

October 8, 2019

Los Rios students can use their preferred names in addition to their legal ones this semester. The change, which Public Information Officer Kristie West said was adopted by the district in the spring, will allow students to use their preferred names on documents and records such as class rosters, eServices, Canvas and the...

Down to the Minute: Efforts to teach incarcerated students through grant and web feature to filter classes

Cameron Werblun, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

At the Academic Senate meeting on Friday, updates were given on the implementation of Guided Pathways as well as the Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Student Grant. The meeting was led by Senate President Gregory Beyrer, with others giving updates.  Communications Professor Georgine Hodgkinson said that Ca...

Certificate presents new teaching opportunities for music students

Certificate presents new teaching opportunities for music students

September 30, 2019

A brand new Independent Music Instructor Certificate is now being offered by the Music Department.  D...

Campus food pantry offers fresh produce

Campus food pantry offers fresh produce

September 28, 2019

The Hawk Spot food pantry has started offering fresh produce this semester, said Oscar Mendoza Plascencia, ...

Free speech tactics by group crosses boundaries, says faculty

Free speech tactics by group crosses boundaries, says faculty

September 24, 2019

Required by law, the college and the Los Rios district as a whole permits free speech to take place on al...

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