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Safe Spaces allies provide resources to students during Unity in Our Community on Sept. 12.

CRC responds to DACA with Unity in Our Community

September 27, 2017

In response to recent changes made to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the Student L...

Proposed bill seeks to aid foster youth with junior college

Andrew Maestas, Staff

May 15, 2017

CA Senate Bill 12, aimed to assist foster youth attending California community colleges, moved forward in the legislative process on April 25. Senator Jim Beall, D-San Jose, introduced SB 12 on Dec. 5. As an extension of SB 1023, SB 12 implementation “increases the college enrollment of foster youth by directing county child welfa...

Entrepreneur seminar teaches students to start businesses from the ground up

Jannah Khalil, Staff

May 15, 2017

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

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...

Trump rescinds trans bathroom guidelines

Shannon Rusche, Staff

May 10, 2017

Last month, President Donald Trump rescinded guidelines passed last May during Obama’s administration, which allowed transgender students to use bathrooms corresponding with their gender identity. Transgender students and those who support their freedom to use their bathroom of choice at Cosumnes River College spoke out ag...

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

Justin Cordero, Staff

April 20, 2017

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

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

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...

Author, speaker and lifestyle coach Zohra Sarwari speaks to students about American perceptions of Muslim women on Monday.

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

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...

Flooding caused by several days of heavy rainfall has caused hiking trails along Laguna Creek to close this season. With this season's rainfall, no counties in California are currently in severe drought conditions.

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

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 ...

Focus 4 Women's retreat will be hosted at Woodleaf Retreat in Challenge, CA.

Campus organization plans retreat for female students

February 9, 2017

A Focus 4 Women has scheduled a women’s retreat event for female Cosumnes River College students at Woodl...

The state of cannabis education is up in smoke

The state of cannabis education is up in smoke

Kaelyn Blizzard, Editor

January 25, 2017

The passage of proposition 64 in the state of California this last November has prompted a need for educati...

Ethics symposium discusses policing tensions

Lola Chase, Staff

December 5, 2016

Sacramento State and Cosumnes River College partnered to present the 11th Annual Fall Ethics Symposium. This year’s topic was The Ethics of Policing. The two-day symposium was broken into six sessions of speakers with different topics regarding policing. CRC hosted the first day and Sac State held the second set of sessions. The...

CRC students gather to watch multiple media outlets as returns come in and candidates gain electoral votes throughout the night on Nov. 8.

Students and staff react to Trump presidency

November 14, 2016

Shock, fear, loss, triumph and glimpses of hope are felt deeply by the community of students and faculty...

Cosumnes River College and Regional Transit open pedestrian bridge

Alejandra Morales, Staff

November 3, 2016

The opening ceremony for the Cosumnes River College pedestrian bridge was held in front of the light rail station platform on Monday morning. The bridge extends from the parking structure of the school all the way down to the light rail station. CRC President Edward Bush said the purpose was to give students a safer option...

California passes shower bill for homeless college students

Andrew Maestas, Staff

November 2, 2016

California community colleges will give shower access to students who are homeless at the beginning of 2017. Assembly Bill 1995, proposed by Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Carpinteria, requires community college campuses that have shower facilities to create a plan that would give homeless students access to those facilities. Students must ...

Proposition 64 could legalize recreational cannabis

Proposition 64 could legalize recreational cannabis

October 31, 2016

Depending on how voters vote on Proposition 64, the recreational use of cannabis could be legalized for...

In The Know: State propositions to appear on November ballot

Kaelyn Blizzard, Staff Writer

October 1, 2016

Proposition 51 - School Bonds: A YES votes provides a total of $9 billion in bonds (federal money borrowed and paid back over time) to help support K-12 schools ($7 billion) and community colleges ($2 billion). A NO votes means that this large sum of bonds would not be borrowed. Reasons for a NO vote: borrowing the bonds would...

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