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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...

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. ...

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...

Event highlights study abroad programs outside the U.S

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...

Students promote healing after assault

Halimeh Edais, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

A healing circle for sexual assault survivors was held on April 25 in Winn 106, hosted by the Women Escaping a Violent Environment. Los Rios Confidential WEAVE Advocate Emily Zavala-Aguilar said the purpose of the healing circle was to talk with other victims to get past what happened and the aftermath of the assault....

Program emphasizes on healthy lifestyle

Mason White, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

Three professors on campus have created a certificate program that has a deep focus on plant-based, sustainable agricultural science as it relates to the environment and the health of the human body. The Department of Nutrition and the Department of Horticulture worked together to bring to campus the “Plant-Based Nutrition and Su...

Extended testing is needed, students with disabilities say

Michaela Graves, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

Disability Support Programs and Services offers services for students with disabilities. Keith Ellis, the student personal assistant for DSPS, said the program provides reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities. “The eligibility for DSPS is for students to provide a verified disability documentation,” Ellis sa...

Event tackles model minority stereotype

Event tackles model minority stereotype

April 11, 2019

Asian Pacific American Heritage Week started off with a panel discussion workshop on “The Model- Minor...

Student panelists urge audience to see the ‘abilities’ in disabilities

Lilianna Ordaz, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

The Delta Alpha Pi Honor Society held a student panel on April 3 about seeing the ability in every disability. The event was held in the WINN Center and was lead by five students from DAPHS. The honor society club is for high-achieving college students who have disabilities to come together to support one another. Stu...

Gender-neutral bathrooms are still inaccessible to students on campus

Gender-neutral bathrooms are still inaccessible to students on campus

March 29, 2019

Since the implementation of the California's Equal Restroom Access Act in 2017, many places of busines...

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...

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...

Students and faculty react to the Sales Tax increase

Stevie Gutierrez, News Editor

December 10, 2018

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 ...

Students can now send texts to 911 for emergencies

Crick Fulencheck, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

The Sacramento Police Department released a feature that allows people to text 911. As of Oct.17, users can send an emergency text when they feel unsafe or unable to call 911. This came as a response to the phone system being down for more than 12 hours on Oct. 11, leaving no way for citizens to contact emergency service...

Sac City College struggles to recover from racist graffiti

Dario Lizarraga, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

The month of October saw the Sacramento City College campus facing graffiti incidents that involved derogatory language and symbols, such as racial slurs and swastikas.   Concerns were raised to the college administration at SCC about how the matter was handled, with students protesting on the campus and writing...

Dream Center provides resources for undocumented community

Marysol Olvera, Staff Writer

October 21, 2018

The Dream Center hosted its first ever resource event for undocumented students on campus. The event was on Oct. 11 in the WINN Center and featured booths for different organizations from across the community. “This is the first of many more,” said Oscar Plascencia Mendoza, head event coordinator. “It will take u...

Child development center helps student parents

Max Connor, Editor in Chief, Sports Editor

October 5, 2018

When a student walks onto campus from the parking garage at Cosumnes River College, they pass an outdoor play area often bustling with children laughing and playing but what they don’t see is the relief of parents who are able to attend college because of the subsidized child care they are being provided. Many parents wh...

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