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Campus Accredited

Tyler Santana, Editor In Chief

February 25, 2016

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

Cosumnes River College, along with the other three colleges in the Los Rios Community College District, have had their accreditation reaffirmed from the Accrediting Commision for Community and Junior Colleges. CRC earned its reaffirmation, however, the school is being asked to provide a follow up report with improvements tha...

Gas prices still on the decline

Gas prices still on the decline

Erica Trujillo, Staff

February 25, 2016

Filed under Community, News

The United States gas prices are declining significantly depending on where you live. The average Cal...

Los Rios administrative staff meet to discuss environmental strategic plan

Kayleen Carter, Staff

February 11, 2016

Filed under Campus, Community, Most Recent, News

Administrative staff across the Los Rios Community College District attended a conference in the Winn Center on Feb. 2 to discuss the Sacramento region's impact on LRCCD. Faculty and staff took part in a community conference detailing the growth of the Sacramento region and how its educational institutions, specifically L...

New California law automatically registers drivers to vote

Coy Granderson, Staff

November 13, 2015

Filed under Community, News

Automatic voter registration has arrived, now that lawmakers passed Assembly Bill 1461 (Gonzalez), the “California New Motor Voter Program,” which Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law on Oct. 10, 2015. Supporters of AB-1461 hope that millions of unregistered voters will be added now that eligible California residents will be au...

Gunman fires at Sacramento City College

Gunman fires at Sacramento City College

September 4, 2015

A gunman killed one and injured two at Sacramento City College on Sept. 3. The suspected shooter is...

Next stop CRC: anticipated Blue Line light rail extension opens

Next stop CRC: anticipated Blue Line light rail extension opens

September 2, 2015

The much-anticipated Blue Line light rail extension to Cosumnes River College opened Aug. 24. The...

Competitor files lawsuit in attempt to block Elk Grove mall project

Competitor files lawsuit in attempt to block Elk Grove mall project

April 24, 2015

There have been hopes for a mall to open in Elk Grove since the early 2000s, and yet here we are in 2015 with the site for the mall still a vacant construction zone. In October 2014, the Elk Grove City Council approved plans to revamp the long vacant mall project by the Howard Hughes Corporation, who now owns the land where the shell of the former planned mall still stands.

End in sight for CRC lightrail construction

End in sight for CRC lightrail construction

March 26, 2015

For more than year, construction of the Blue Line light rail has been prominent in the East Entrance...

California community college students gather through adversity and march for education on Sacramento capitol

California community college students gather through adversity and march for education on Sacramento capitol

March 2, 2015

As students and faculty from community colleges all over California gathered for the annual March in...

Ban on plastic grocery bags likely spreading statewide

Ban on plastic grocery bags likely spreading statewide

Brittany Harden, Staff Writer

September 15, 2014

Filed under Community, Issues, Most Recent, News

California is officially the first state to pass a ban on single-use plastic bags in grocery stores, pharm...

As drought continues, the importance of conservation becomes clearer

As drought continues, the importance of conservation becomes clearer

Kaley Andrews, Staff Writer

May 24, 2014

Filed under Community, Issues, News

It’s no secret that California is experiencing one of the worst droughts in recent years. Even with...

New technology offers students a different way to communicate

New technology offers students a different way to communicate

Emiliano Martin, Staff Writer

May 19, 2014

Filed under Community, News

In a time when we’ve all come to expect constant connection with friends, family and everyone around...

The Fantastic 5 brings sustainable food to campus

The Fantastic 5 brings sustainable food to campus

May 2, 2014

Five students attending Cosumnes River College had no idea that they would be put into a group that involves...

OneBook author’s visit begins campus Earth Day celebration

OneBook author’s visit begins campus Earth Day celebration

April 28, 2014

Seated in a leather arm chair with an area rug and potted plants adding to the atmosphere on the Recital...

Health care deadline passes, students have mixed reactions

Health care deadline passes, students have mixed reactions

Heather Kemp, Staff Writer

April 18, 2014

Filed under Community, Health, News

For six months, Americans have heard about The Affordable Care Act almost constantly, and as the cut-off...

Unemployment down, but not for students

Shafa Ilyas, Staff Writer

April 12, 2014

Filed under Community, News

Summer marks the beginning of job searches for many college students in the country. Sacramento’s unemployment rate hit an all-time low in March 2014 at 6.7 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics . However, getting a job as a student has not gotten any easier. Student unemployment has reached 25.8 percent...

University study highlights prevalence of rape culture

University study highlights prevalence of rape culture

Kaley Andrews, Staff Writer

March 31, 2014

Filed under Community, Issues, News

A study of college-age students found that 35 percent of college men anonymously admitted that under...

Ride sharing companies come to Sacramento to give customers a lift

Ride sharing companies come to Sacramento to give customers a lift

February 12, 2014

The days of having to stand on a sidewalk to hail a cab are over, as application based ride sharing companies...

New phase of ongoing construction necessitates bus route changes

New phase of ongoing construction necessitates bus route changes

January 21, 2014

As part of the ongoing construction to expand the Regional Transit Blue Line Light Rail train to Cosumnes...

Board of Governors adopts new policy to amend fee waiver requirements

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

January 14, 2014

Filed under Campus, Community, Issues, News

Since the inception of the Student Success Task Force in January 2011, the California Community Colleges Board of Governors has been focusing on ways to overhaul community colleges. Their newest policy will require California community college students that receive fee waivers, such as the Board of Governors fee waiver, to...

Shared standards aim to prepare students for college

Brusly Voong, Staff Writer

December 10, 2013

Filed under Community, Issues, News

Teachers, parents and students alike across the United States can expect to see an increase in rigor in the K-12 school system, if they haven't already, as a new program pushes to prepare students for the day they enter college. The Common Core State Standard is a single set of standards for the K-12 education system in Engl...

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