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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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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 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...

The virus known as Coronavirus, COVID-19, 2019-nCov and 2019 Novel Coronavirus is a respiratory illness. It is being encouraged to stay healthy by washing hands frequently, avoid touching eyes, nose or face and to stay home from school or work if you are sick.

Campus community speaks out on the coronavirus outbreak

March 10, 2020

Talk of coronavirus is all over. Some students are scared or worried, while others are not so concern...

Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner kicks off Women’s History Month by discussing “Fascinating Facts About Women’s Suffrage” to students and faculty. The event consisted of Dr. Wagner’s discussion and book signing as well as an open Q&A for students to participate in on Wednesday in Winn 150.

Guest speaker starts off Women’s History Month events on campus

March 10, 2020

Guest speaker, Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner focused on “Fascinating Facts About Women’s Suffrage” dur...

Professor Alex Peshkoff kicked off the event by introducing the panel of speakers. The speakers discussed the issues that formerly incarcerated students face. The event took place on Wednesday in Winn 150.

OneBook event discusses obstacles faced by incarcerated students

March 10, 2020

Students gathered together to learn about incarcerated students and the impact of mass incarceration fo...

Every Thursday, the Hawk Cares Program hosts Hawk Spot where students, staff and faculty can go get fresh produce. This is one of many services that the program provides to our CRC community.

Hawk Cares Program supplies basic needs for the CRC community

February 21, 2020

The Hawk Cares Program is a student founded organization that equips the campus community with basic...

The Student Success Team aims to help provide resources and support to first year students. Staff and faculty in charge are hoping to make school more approachable.

Student success teams hope to support first year students

February 12, 2020

Cosumnes River College faculty and staff members have implemented Student Success Teams to provide extra ...

Measure E could improve Los Rios Colleges with facility upgrades

Measure E could improve Los Rios Colleges with facility upgrades

Alejandro Barron, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

During the March 3 election, voters will decide on Measure E, a legislative bill that would bring $650 mill...

The Dream Center is safe program that provides resources and support to undocumented students on campus. The Dream center is located in the library building in L-125.

Dream Center provides a safe space for undocumented students

February 10, 2020

The Dream Center is a student resource program specifically made for undocumented and mixed status s...

The march on Jan. 18 began from Southside Park and stopped at the State Capitol where there were performances, speakers and music shown. People continued to raise their signs up high.

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

January 21, 2020

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

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...

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. ...

Anti-abortion activists express free speech by talking with students during an unannounced visit to campus on Sept. 10.

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...

History Professor Diana Reed spoke in the Orchard Room about the different studying abroad opportunities in 2020.

Event highlights study abroad programs outside the U.S

September 16, 2019

Students filled up the Orchard Room inside the cafeteria on Sep. 4 as information on Los Rios studyin...

Organization plans to address issue of homelessness on campus

Blynn Beltran, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019

Homes for Hawks is a student-led project that aims to help homeless students on campus. The project was originally founded in the fall of 2018 by Cosumnes River College’s Peer Mentoring Program. “The main objective of this project is to become the housing resource hub to current and future students at CRC,” acc...

Professors retire after dedicating over 20 years to teaching

Lucy Vang, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

After many years of dedication to teaching and being on staff, a few faculty members will be retiring and turning their career over to focus on other aspects of their lives. Professors Lisa Marchand, Steven Coughran, Ellen Arden-Ogle and Christopher Impinna have all taught on campus for over 20 years. ESL Professor Marchan...

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