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Every Thursday, the Hawk Cares Program hosts Hawk Spot where students, staff and faculty can go get fresh produce. This is one of many services that the program provides to our CRC community.

Hawk Cares Program supplies basic needs for the CRC community

February 21, 2020

The Hawk Cares Program is a student founded organization that equips the campus community with basic...

Student Tech Desk founded by Benjamin Wingard is located near the library main entrance. The tech desk began in March 2019, it helps students and staff with all of their technical needs.

Student tech desk helps students with their technical needs

February 14, 2020

The Student Tech Desk can help students with all of their technical needs. The student tech desk is availa...

The Student Success Team aims to help provide resources and support to first year students. Staff and faculty in charge are hoping to make school more approachable.

Student success teams hope to support first year students

February 12, 2020

Cosumnes River College faculty and staff members have implemented Student Success Teams to provide extra ...

The Los Rios Police Department sent out a crime bulletin Monday morning regarding an armed robbery incident. It took place near the intersection of Calvine and Center Parkway, just off the CRC campus perimeter.

Crime bulletin released in regards to armed robbery

February 11, 2020

An armed robbery occurred Monday morning approximately at 10:40 a.m. near the South West perimeter o...

The CRC cafeteria, Aramark, was closed due to health and safety issues. A drainage issue led the cafeteria to close their kitchen on Monday.

CRC cafeteria closes kitchen due to drainage issue

February 11, 2020

The cafeteria closed their kitchen on Monday due to a drainage issue that led to health and safety c...

Measure E could improve Los Rios Colleges with facility upgrades

Measure E could improve Los Rios Colleges with facility upgrades

Alejandro Barron, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

During the March 3 election, voters will decide on Measure E, a legislative bill that would bring $650 mill...

The Dream Center is safe program that provides resources and support to undocumented students on campus. The Dream center is located in the library building in L-125.

Dream Center provides a safe space for undocumented students

February 10, 2020

The Dream Center is a student resource program specifically made for undocumented and mixed status s...

Keynote Speaker Dr. Melina Abdullah addresses students at Cosumnes River College’s kickoff on Feb. 4 to Black History month. Dr. Abdullah is currently the leader of the Los Angeles Chapter of the Black Lives Matter Movement.

Keynote speaker kicks off the first Black History Month event

February 10, 2020

The Black History Month Committee kicked off Black History Month on Tuesday with a keynote speaker who set ...

The Black Box Theatre stage was set up for the Guest Artist Series with a grand piano for pianist, Anyssa Neumann and a podium stand for soprano, Rena Harms.

Guest Artist Series music event showcases soprano and pianist

February 3, 2020

The Guest Artist Series event was held in the Recital Hall on Jan. 28 featuring the soprano, Rena Har...

Study finds that college students are 'addicted' to social media and experience withdrawal symptoms similar to substance related addictions. Study also finds that students using seven to 11 social media networks experience depression and anxiety symptoms.

Impact of social media addiction on college students

February 3, 2020

Social media use among students is not uncommon around campus. However, research shows it can turn into...

The Re-Emerging Scholars program is new on campus and it helps formerly incarcerated students be successful in their academics. It is meant to provide peer support and help find employment opportunities.

New program set up to support formerly incarcerated students

February 3, 2020

The Re-Emerging Scholars program is setting itself up to support formerly incarcerated students over the ...

CRC students affected by NBA Superstar Kobe Bryant’s death

Tairiq Marshall and Mason White

January 29, 2020

Retired Laker legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna Bryant were killed, along with seven others, in a tragic helicopter crash Sunday morning in Calabasas, Calif. Bryant was only 41-years-old, and his daughter, just 13.  The unfortunate news was a shock to people around the world, and many at Cosumnes River College were af...

Staff suggest that students form connections in and outside of the classroom. Counselor Ea Edwards said on Jan. 14 that making an appointment with your counselor and forming that connection is really important in your college journey.

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...

Studies show that college students suffer from sleep deprivation. Students at Cosumnes River College have reported to experience lack of sleep causing them to feel unfocused in school.

Sleep deprivation affects college students academic performance

January 21, 2020

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

Counselor Ea Edwards gives a presentation on Jan. 13 to the incoming students about programs offered at Cosumnes River College. Edwards gave information about the Business and Computer Science program. Students interacted and asked questions.

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 ...

The 50,000-year-old Neanderthal stands in the Anthropology lab ready to be studied. Named

‘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...

Main speaker Keisha Ray explains to the audience that black women in America are three times more likely to die during or soon after childbirth than white women. The event was part of the two-day Fall Ethics Symposium, the second day held at Cosumnes River College on Nov. 19.

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...

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