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Staff share tips for students seeking letters of recommendation

Staff share tips for students seeking letters of recommendation

January 27, 2020

For many, Cosumnes River College serves as a microcosm of what experiences students may encounter in pursu...

Sleep deprivation affects college students academic performance

Sleep deprivation affects college students academic performance

January 20, 2020

Current research has found that college students are known to be some of the most sleep deprived peop...

Campus welcomes first-time college students to spring semester

Campus welcomes first-time college students to spring semester

January 20, 2020

With less than a week before the semester begins, the campus hosted their Welcome Day on Tuesday for firs...

Campus institutionalizes the formation of academic communities

Summer Lomendehe, Staff Writer

December 24, 2019

Through the Guided Pathways Program, a California-based project that aims to help community colleges increase college completion, the campus has implemented several institutional changes since its introduction in 2017. This semester, the program established academic-based communities, where students are grouped together according ...

‘Neander-Paul’ gives students a glimpse into history of humans

‘Neander-Paul’ gives students a glimpse into history of humans

December 23, 2019

The Anthropology Department acquired a full-size, nearly complete Neanderthal over the summer. The departm...

New college website allows for better functions

Allesandra Sarantopulos, Staff Writer

December 15, 2019

A new website for Cosumnes River College launched this semester and has officially become live for student and faculty use.  Kristie West, the campus’ public information officer, said that in addition to the visual overhaul, the website now provides new functionality and features. West said the new website will fit ...

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...

Symposium focus on the morals behind having children

Symposium focus on the morals behind having children

December 3, 2019

The 14th Annual Fall Ethics Symposium, which was a two-day event held at Sacramento State and Cosumne...

Event focuses on the ethics of having children

Mariana Sanchez, Staff Writer

November 10, 2019

Cosumnes River College will be having their 14th annual Fall Ethics Symposium partnering with Sacramento State University on Nov. 18 to 19. The year’s symposium will discuss the political, economic, ethical and legal issues regarding the decision to have and raise children.  “The Fall Ethics Symposium is the resu...

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. ...

Certificate presents new teaching opportunities for music students

Certificate presents new teaching opportunities for music students

September 30, 2019

A brand new Independent Music Instructor Certificate is now being offered by the Music Department.  D...

Campus food pantry offers fresh produce

Campus food pantry offers fresh produce

September 28, 2019

The Hawk Spot food pantry has started offering fresh produce this semester, said Oscar Mendoza Plascencia, ...

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...

Newsom visits campus to talk to students

Newsom visits campus to talk to students

Kellie Bevins, Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

California Gov. Gavin Newsom visited campus on Aug. 27 following the newly-enacted Assembly Bill 2, ...

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...

April’s last week spotlights awareness for math

Alexandra Trigg, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

The math department has hosted the annual Math Awareness Week since 2015. During the week, students participate in competitive games by solving math problems and get free food and fun prizes. The math department hosted a slew of events including the Math Talks Series: “Why Knot? An Introduction to Knot Theory,” “The M...

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...

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...

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