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Plenty of vendors were out offering opportunities to students on April 27.  This was the largest career fair the campus has put on since the start of the program.

Campus hosts largest career fair in its history

May 5, 2016

The campus partook in its largest career fair this past week. The event was from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. i...

Day of UNsilence addresses LGBT rights

Erica Trujillo, Staff Writer

April 21, 2016

The Day of Silence has been going on since 1996 according to the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network ,GLSEN. On April 13 in the morning from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in front of the cafeteria, The Social Responsibility Committee hosted an event called the Day of UNsilence. The purpose of the day is to bring awareness of th...

Students will participate in a model U.N. in San Francisco

Kayleen Carter, Staff Writer

April 17, 2016

Student delegates of the club called Model United Nations, advised by Political Science department chair Martin Morales, will be preparing to attend a Conference where they will represent the People’s Republic of China April 15-18. There, will be 13 student delegates who will be in attendance at the Conference in San F...

Meet the candidates of the upcoming ASCRC elections

Brennan Smith, Staff Writer

April 11, 2016

Four candidates are running in the Associated Students Cosumnes River College spring election on April 12-13. The four candidates running include Tony Tran, Freddy K. Monde, Ericca Le and Evan Nguyen  who are running for Student Senate President, Student Senate Treasurer and Commissioner for the Clubs and Events Board. They...


Accounting students offer free income tax preparation

March 17, 2016

The students and people in the surrounding community of Cosumnes River College have the chance to get ...

Diana Elizabeth Torres, left, sits with political science professor Martin Morales to answer questions students had about the film

Women’s history month begins on campus with a showing of the film ‘East Side Sushi’

March 10, 2016

The Recital Hall was cool and inviting as an audience of students sat quietly in their seats to see t...

Black History Month ends with recognition and celebration

Kayleen Carter, Staff

March 3, 2016

Cosumnes River College’s annual Black History Month Awards Night was filled with dancing, singing, laughing and celebration as the final event for the month. The awards were hosted by the Black History Month Committee at CRC in the Recital Hall. There were about 60 honorees in attendance along with their family and frien...

Campus Accredited

Tyler Santana, Editor In Chief

February 25, 2016

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

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

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

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...

Sacramento offers increase in minimum wage

LeShea Munoz, staff

October 6, 2015

Discussions over increasing the minimum wage continue with the Income Inequality Taskforce, appointed by Mayor Kevin Johnson, and comprised of local business owners, labor force and nonprofit leaders. They have been researching the proposed minimum wage increase for the Sacramento area. One of the minimum wage increases prop...

Police investigate the shooting on the Sacramento City College campus on Sept. 3

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...

New Blue Line light rail car sits at the Cosumnes River College station. The new extension and station of the light rail is now open for service.

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...

The half-built shell of the Elk Grove Promenade shopping mall has remained untouched since construction was halted in 2008. Now owned by the Howard Hughes Corp., the proposed shopping center faces further delays.

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.

Construction continues on the Blue Line lightrail near CRC's east entrance. Students can expect to see the finished product by September.

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...

Keith Montes leads students as they march for education during Sacramento's annual March in March on March 2, 2015.

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

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

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

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

Fantastic Five members Kathryn Villagrana, Ramiro Madrigal and Bethany Mulligan work a table during the campus Earth Day event outside the Winn Center, to explain their project and collect food to donate to Food Not Bombs on April 24.

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...

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