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Professors host garden tour

Professors host garden tour

April 19, 2018

Biology Professors Julie Oliver and Fred Deneke hosted a garden tour of the California Native Garden...

Earth Day Celebration 2018 in pictures

Max Connor, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018

Filed under Campus, Issues

Students display presentation of how American culture affected them

Students display presentation of how American culture affected them

April 18, 2018

For April’s celebration of Asian Heritage Month, the English as a Second Language department hosted...

Sociology professor presents challenges facing Asian American students

Arnold Fernandes, Writer

April 17, 2018

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Sociology Professor Paul Zisk spoke to a full classroom about the myth of the model minority and the reality of Asian American ethnic stratification in BS-129 Tuesday morning. In Zisk’s lecture, he talked about some cultural norms of various Asian ethnic groups when it comes to academic excellence and some experiences he...

District and campus to revise polices and procedures on sexual harassment

Max Connor and Dario Lizarraga

April 12, 2018

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In the wake of a report that a student was sexually harassed by a Cosumnes River College counselor, officials at the Los Rios Community College District and campus are looking to revise their policies and procedures around dealing with cases of sexual harassment as well as make the resources available more visible. Prior...

Best-selling author speaks during writing workshop

Best-selling author speaks during writing workshop

April 11, 2018

The “Telling Your Story” One Book event was hosted Wednesday by Cynthia Bond, a New York Time Best...

Student organization to help Latino students

Student organization to help Latino students

Blynn Beltran, Staff Writer

April 8, 2018

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A student organization called CARNAL aims to help Hispanic males achieve their collegiate goals on campus....

Safe program for undocumented students

Safe program for undocumented students

Nekita Smith, Staff Writer

April 7, 2018

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  The Cosumnes River College Dream Center located in the Student Access Center, opened in February...

Passions ignite protests in Downtown Sacramento

Crick Fulenchek and Arnoldo Fernandes

April 6, 2018

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https://youtu.be/hH8MyZ0hI38 Downtown Sacramento has erupted in peaceful protests over the past two weeks in the wake of the shooting of Stephon Clark, an unarmed African American male in Sacramento on March 18. Reaction to the seemingly unprovoked death of an unarmed man has brought the issue of police violence and response...

New Guided Pathways Program intended to make college experience more efficient

Crick Fulenchek, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

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Cosumnes River College faculty is holding open meetings to discuss the implementation of the Meta-Majors and Guided pathways program in the coming semesters. The Meta-Majors and Pathways Program is intended to streamline the community college educational experience and greatly reduce the time spent in community college. College...

“Ruby” novel shimmers on campus

Arnoldo Fernandes and Victoria Blanco

March 28, 2018

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Cosumnes River College students filled the Recital Hall on March 14 where New York Times Best-Selling author Cynthia Bond answered questions about her novel “Ruby” and her creative writing process. “Ruby” is a story of a man determined to protect his lover from a town desperate to destroy her. It is also a love story...

Student and faculty call on Los Rios Board to change how sexual harassment is handled in district

Victoria Blanco, Summer Lomendehe, and John Cabales

March 16, 2018

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A Cosumnes River College student and members of the faculty addressed the Los Rios Community College District Board of Trustees Wednesday to demand the district changes the way it handles complaints of sexual harassment. The calls came following a documented case of sexual harassment on campus experienced by the student,...

Students and legislators take part in walkout at State Capitol

Students and legislators take part in walkout at State Capitol

March 15, 2018

Nearly 300 people including members of the California State Legislature, their staff and citizens young...

African American students honored during awards night

Arnoldo Fernandes, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018

Filed under Campus, Campus Life, Community, Features, News

Students of African descent were celebrated for their academic proficiency at the Cosumnes River College Recital Hall “Scholars in the Making” event on Feb. 29. Student personnel assistant for Extended Opportunity Programs and Services Aujonique Dismukes moderated the 19 Annual Honors & Awards night ceremony honoring...

Student ambassador wears impactful message around campus

Student ambassador wears impactful message around campus

March 9, 2018

Students noticed a man in a black hooded sweatshirt walking around campus on Feb. 26, wearing a sign...

New computer replacements for net zero energy living lab

Blynn Beltran, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018

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The Architectural Design Technology lab will receive new computers to help the Net Zero lab project on the Cosumnes River College campus. The grant was allocated from the California Clean Energy Jobs Act, which seeks to fund energy projects to schools and county offices. Dean of Careers and Technology Kimberley Harrell said...

Panel discussion kicks off Women’s History Month

Summer Lomendehe, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

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The Women’s History Month Committee held a panel about current women’s issues in the Recital Hall on Thursday. Panelists spoke to approximately 70 people about the visibility of black women in politics, the exploitation of South Korean women in the entertainment industry, immigrant women and the state of women from a...

National school walkout encourages students to participate

Max Connor, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

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A National School Walkout has been planned for March 14 by the Women’s March organization. The walkout, which encourages students to walk out of class for 17 minutes at 10 a.m., is meant to show support and honor the 17 people killed in the Parkland, Fla. shooting and to bring attention to the cause of stricter gun regulations. More...

Net Zero Energy home demonstration set to be built on campus

Net Zero Energy home demonstration set to be built on campus

February 28, 2018

Architecture, architectural design technology and construction students have initiated plans for a net...

Scholarship opportunities available on campus

Scholarship opportunities available on campus

February 26, 2018

Every spring semester, Cosumnes River College awards scholarships to students, and while the application...

Students weigh in on net neutrality

Summer Lomendehe, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018

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Burger King released an advertisement on Jan. 24 explaining net neutrality. The ad broke down net neutrality through a “social experiment” where customers had to pay extra to get a Whopper burger without delay. A ‘slow MBPS burger’ cost $4.99, while a ‘hyperfast MBPS burger’ cost a whopping $25.99. “It’s...

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