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Club fosters community and support for Natives

Alexandra Trigg, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

Filed under Campus, Features, Most Recent, Top Stories

  For the past ten years, the Native Student Alliance Club has served as a student support group for people of Native American heritage to come together and assist in community services. Club President November Rain, a 25-year-old photography major, said the club aims to bring cultural awareness to campus, t...

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...

Event guides students through state job application process

Alexandra Trigg, Staff Writer

March 2, 2019

Filed under Campus, News

The California Department of Transportation sponsored an event on campus that would help demystify the state application process for prospective applicants on Feb. 21. Thirty students stopped by BS 153 so they could listen to current Caltrans employees talk about necessary steps to take when seeking government-related job...

There should be more attention given to LGBTQ community, faculty says

Summer Lomendehe, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Filed under Campus, News

Several staff and faculty met on Friday to discuss ways to make the LGBTQ community more visible on campus. The meeting was prompted by a previous one between a few faculty members and American River College’s Pride Center Director Emilie Mitchell, where they discussed the center’s efforts and their progress. ...

Local artists display art for campus gallery

Local artists display art for campus gallery

Lucy Vang, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

Filed under Campus, Campus Life, Features, Most Recent, Top Stories

The art gallery hosted the opening reception for the exhibition “Narrative Expression” on Friday. The...

Professors begin to use preferred names and pronouns in classroom environments

Summer Lomendehe, Staff Writer

February 17, 2019

Filed under Campus, Most Recent, News

With the semester underway, a few professors have started to implement the classroom use of personally-favored names and pronouns. Communications Professor Daniel DuBray said he passed out a personal information sheet to his students on the first day of class where they could indicate their preferred names and pronouns. On...

Clinic on campus provides reproductive health services for students

Clinic on campus provides reproductive health services for students

February 6, 2019

The Sexual Reproductive Health Clinic began offering its services this semester. The campus Health...

Students prepare for Flu season

Students prepare for Flu season

December 10, 2018

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published an article on Nov. 20 about the preventions p...

Pathways offers students a quicker path for transferring

Pathways offers students a quicker path for transferring

November 14, 2018

College officials are working on plans to help students transfer through Cosumnes River College’s Guid...

Students can now send texts to 911 for emergencies

Crick Fulencheck, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

Filed under Campus, Community, Crime, News

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

Filed under Campus, Community, Crime, News

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...

College district adds $20 student fee for health services

Marysol Olvera, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

Filed under Campus, Health, News

The Los Rios colleges are now adding better health services, including new reproductive and mental health services, available on campus and district wide starting next semester. College Nurse Michelle Barkley said the new student health services will be fully implemented next fall and is being provisionally put into effect...

Political science department holds election forum to help inform students

Stevie Gutiererz, News Editor

November 4, 2018

Filed under Campus, News

The political science department held a pre-election forum on Oct. 30 in BS-129. The event was presented by professors Daniel Aseltine, Elizabeth Huffman, Martin Morales and the Dean of Humanities and Social Science Tonya Williams. They touched on various topics such as the importance of voting, California races and increase...

CRC student files lawsuit against Los Rios District

Victoria Blanco and Max Connor, Staff Writers

October 22, 2018

Filed under Campus, News

Cosumnes River College student Iris Perez filed a lawsuit against the Los Rios Community College District, the Los Rios Federation of Teachers Union and former Los Rios employee Hoyt Fong. The lawsuit alleges that Perez suffered emotional distress, negligence, gender violence and assault after being sexually harassed by Fong, a f...

Dream Center provides resources for undocumented community

Marysol Olvera, Staff Writer

October 21, 2018

Filed under Campus, Community, News

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...

Hawk Spot offers support to students

Hawk Spot offers support to students

October 21, 2018

The Cosumnes River College’s Hawk Spot is a student-operated food pantry in partnership with the Elk Grove Food Bank that provides food for student on ca...

Child development center helps student parents

Max Connor, Editor in Chief, Sports Editor

October 5, 2018

Filed under Campus, Community, News

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...

Professors give historical lecture surrounding the year 1968

Professors give historical lecture surrounding the year 1968

October 4, 2018

Students gathered to join a panel of professors to discuss events that occurred in the year 1968 throu...

New program promises to cover tuition costs for first time students

Dario Lizarraga, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018

Filed under Campus, Community, News

First-time community college students can now have their first year of tuition paid for due to a new state program. The Los Rios Promise Program waives the tuition costs of the first year for new, full-time students. To be eligible, students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 units and submitted a FAFSA or Dream Act applicatio...

Student delivers lecture on homeless people living in Sacramento

Student delivers lecture on homeless people living in Sacramento

October 3, 2018

A Cosumnes River College student presented a lecture in the WINN Center on homelessness in Sacramento o...

Dream Center offers support for undocumented students

Dream Center offers support for undocumented students

October 3, 2018

The Dream Center is a student service on campus where undocumented students can get resources for immigrati...

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