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Political science students volunteer with non-profit organization to provide free legal clinics to those in need

Lola Chase, Staff

November 20, 2017

Filed under Campus, Community, Issues, News, Top Stories

Several students in the political science department volunteered with a program that assists immigrants in obtaining official legal status in the United States called The Justice Bus. These students primarily act as Spanish-to-English translators for the attorneys and law students working on these pro-bono cases (meaning at...

The Native American Heritage Resource and Education fair showcases culture through ethnic performances

The Native American Heritage Resource and Education fair showcases culture through ethnic performances

November 20, 2017

The Resource Education Fair was the second event held during the annual Native American Heritage Week o...

Ethics symposium to bring discussion on the ethics of freedom of speech to CRC

Elizabeth Rodriguez, Staff

November 20, 2017

Filed under Campus, Community, Issues, National, News, Top Stories

The 12th annual Ethics Symposium will be held on Nov. 20 and 21, where students and professors will discuss possible limitations on freedom of speech on college campuses and the ethics of stating your opinion. An annual collaboration between Cosumnes River College and Sacramento State University, the symposium promotes a diff...

Single-use restrooms relabeled as gender neutral under new legislation

Victoria Blanco, Staff

November 6, 2017

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All single-user restroom facilities in any public place are required to have signs changed and identified as gender neutral due to a new law passed in California this year. The Equal Restroom Access Act, which was passed March 1, states that all single-user restrooms must be gender inclusive. The state acknowledged people who ...

Hawk Spot continues to aid students in its second year

Elizabeth Rodriguez, Staff

November 6, 2017

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Since August of 2016, the Hawk Spot has been offering a helping hand by providing students with the basic necessities they need such as food and toiletries.   Through signing an intake form, students that are enrolled at Cosumnes River College qualify to use the pantry on Mondays and Tuesdays, from 2 to 4 p.m at ...

Online Education Initiative to be adopted by CRC

Shannon Rusche, Editor

November 6, 2017

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The Online Education Initiative, a collaborative effort among California Community Colleges to increase student access to and success in online courses, was reviewed at an Academic Senate Meeting on Oct. 13, allowing the school to move forward in adopting the OEI Exchange.   The initiative is comprised of high quali...

Speaker addresses unique aspects of domestic abuse within LGBTQ community

Elizabeth Rodriguez, Staff

October 30, 2017

Filed under Campus, Community, News, Top Stories

A representative from Women Escaping A Violent Environment, Inc. provided basic knowledge of LGBTQ+ identities, addressed differences between sexual orientation, gender identity and a variety of other stereotypes that have been said about the community on Oct. 24. Nic Caballero, a registered social worker as well as a bilingual...

Students share insight, suggestions at Campus Conversation

Victoria Blanco, Staff

October 26, 2017

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Campus Conversation is a series where students and employees engage in open discussion about issues pertaining to Cosumnes River College on Oct. 18. The Student Conversation took place at the Recital Hall, said the event’s coordinator, Communication Studies Professor Georgine Hodgkinson. Hodgkinson introduced the host,...

Wellness fair caters to Latin community with a focus on local health resources

John Cabales, Staff

October 25, 2017

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The Latin X Wellness Fair was held on Oct. 14 for the Latino community surrounding CRC to help educate them about health resources. The fair was put together by the Mes de Latin X committee and the Puente Club to help educate the community about resources that are available to them. “It’s for the whole community, but ...

Oaxacan artist presents cultural carvings on campus

Oaxacan artist presents cultural carvings on campus

October 25, 2017

A Oaxacan artist visited Cosumnes River College on Oct. 10 to showcase and sell her art and to give in...

Meditation room makes headway

Meditation room makes headway

October 23, 2017

The meditation room has been an ongoing initiative for 10 years to create a safe space on campus for pray...

Entrepreneur seminar teaches students to start businesses from the ground up

Jannah Khalil, Staff

May 15, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News, Top Stories

Sacramento entrepreneurs spoke at a seminar to encourage and teach aspiring businessmen and businesswomen to reach their potential in the business world. The seminar was held at Cosumnes River College and was put on by Professor Man Phan, chair of the business department. The five entrepreneurs featured at the event were...

English department holds 11th annual Cosumnes River Journal release

Shannon Rusche, Staff

May 15, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News, Top Stories

The English department held its 11th-annual Cosumnes River Journal Release on May 4. Heather Hutcheson, an English professor at CRC and the managing editor for the CRJ, facilitated the release and said that she thinks highly of the latest issue of the journal. “I think it’s a beautiful collection that has a fantastic...

Writers conference coming to campus focuses on finding humor in our life stories

Justin Cordero, Staff

April 20, 2017

Filed under Campus, Community, News

The “Our Life Stories” event on campus will gather the writers and published authors to celebrate and learn more about writing self-reflective autobiographies and family memoirs, on Saturday at 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the recital hall. To mark the 10th anniversary of the event, the focus this year will be centered on applying...

Bomb threat raises concern for student safety

Jannah Khalil, Staff

April 19, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, News

An emergency evacuation of the library building at Cosumnes River College occurred due to a bomb threat issued on March 29. Students and faculty who were present during the bomb threat or were having class during the library building evacuation had to undergo some quick decision-making on what to do in the situation. “...

Business Professor named to Board of Governors

Jared Lee, Editor

April 5, 2017

Filed under Campus, Community, News

After five years as a full-time faculty member at Cosumnes River College, Business Professor Man Phan, chair of the business department, was recently appointed to the California Board of Governors. Phan has been extremely active at CRC, bringing years of experience as a member of local government and as a marketing execu...

Speaker addresses misconceptions of Islam

Speaker addresses misconceptions of Islam

March 27, 2017

In the midst of Women’s History Month, the Muslim Student Association began Islam Awareness Week with...

San Francisco’s free tuition inspires Los Rios

Steven Bryla, Staff

March 27, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News, Top Stories

San Francisco city Mayor Edwin Lee announced on Feb. 6 that the city would be the first in the United States to make community college tuition free to all residents through the City College of San Francisco. Cosumnes River College Public Information Officer Kristie West was amazed with the partnership between the city of San F...

Fresh Success helps students in need

Fresh Success helps students in need

March 14, 2017

One of the hardest challenges that a student can face is trying to balance school and work at the same tim...

California transitions from severe drought to flooding

California transitions from severe drought to flooding

March 8, 2017

Just one year ago, more than 90 percent of California was in some form of drought. With these severe d...

District resolution protects undocumented students

Missy Amaya, Staff

February 9, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Issues, News, Top Stories

The Los Rios Community College District has reaffirmed its commitment to diversity by signing a new resolution in support of undocumented students and employees. On Jan. 11 the LRCCD Board of Trustees unanimously passed Resolution  2017-02, which takes a stance in support of students and employees covered by the Deferred ...

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