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Online Education Initiative to be adopted by CRC

Shannon Rusche, Editor

November 6, 2017

The Online Education Initiative, a collaborative effort among California Community Colleges to increase student access to and success in online courses, was reviewed at an Academic Senate Meeting on Oct. 13, allowing the school to move forward in adopting the OEI Exchange. The initiative is comprised of high quality onlin...

Speaker addresses unique aspects of domestic abuse within LGBTQ community

Elizabeth Rodriguez, Staff

October 30, 2017

A representative from Women Escaping A Violent Environment, Inc. provided basic knowledge of LGBTQ+ identities, addressed differences between sexual orientation, gender identity and a variety of other stereotypes that have been said about the community on Oct. 24. Nic Caballero, a registered social worker as well as a bilingual...

Students share insight, suggestions at Campus Conversation

Victoria Blanco, Staff

October 26, 2017

Campus Conversation is a series where students and employees engage in open discussion about issues pertaining to Cosumnes River College on Oct. 18. The Student Conversation took place at the Recital Hall, said the event’s coordinator, Communication Studies Professor Georgine Hodgkinson. Hodgkinson introduced the host,...

Wellness fair caters to Latin community with a focus on local health resources

John Cabales, Staff

October 25, 2017

The Latin X Wellness Fair was held on Oct. 14 for the Latino community surrounding CRC to help educate them about health resources. The fair was put together by the Mes de Latin X committee and the Puente Club to help educate the community about resources that are available to them. “It’s for the whole community, but ...

Oaxacan artist presents cultural carvings on campus

Oaxacan artist presents cultural carvings on campus

October 25, 2017

A Oaxacan artist visited Cosumnes River College on Oct. 10 to showcase and sell her art and to give in...

Meditation room makes headway

Meditation room makes headway

October 23, 2017

The meditation room has been an ongoing initiative for 10 years to create a safe space on campus for pray...

Campus responds to reports and earns full accreditation

Naomi Nater, Staff

October 23, 2017

Cosumnes River College is once again accredited and faculty say they are elated. The process towards accreditation was filled with completing midterm reports, and revising a couple systems the school had in place for CRC. Accreditation is an ongoing process that helps students receive credit for the classes they take, which in...

Students encouraged to take advantage of disability services on campus

Students encouraged to take advantage of disability services on campus

October 12, 2017

The Disability Support Programs and Services here at Cosumnes River College are here to assist students wit...

New student body officials announced in special ceremony

New student body officials announced in special ceremony

October 2, 2017

Election season has come to a close on the Cosumnes River College campus. For the past few weeks, the pot...

Event focuses on constitutional freedoms

Event focuses on constitutional freedoms

September 27, 2017

The Constitution plays a major role in students’ lives, but most are puzzled at what it really says....

Tracing illegal money fights crime, speaker says during Forensic Banking event

Shannon Rusche, News Editor

September 27, 2017

The Department of Political Science and Global Studies hosted guest speaker Sonia Desai on Sept. 13, who spoke about forensic banking, or how banks follow the money trails of criminal activity. Desai, the Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering officer, and vice president of Charles Schwab Bank, said she chose to participa...

CRC responds to DACA with Unity in Our Community

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...

Campus transitions to new course-hosting software

Campus transitions to new course-hosting software

September 21, 2017

By the spring semester of 2018, Desire2Learn, the online course companion used at Cosumnes River College,...

Campus welcome event highlights departments and resources for incoming students

Campus welcome event highlights departments and resources for incoming students

August 23, 2017

More than 700 new students gathered at Cosumnes River College on Aug. 15 for a New Student Welcome ev...

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...

Students find more information at major choosing workshop

Kristine Yabumoto, Staff

May 10, 2017

Choosing a major can be hard, but Courtnee Mack, career and job opportunity specialist showed students that you don’t have to decide your entire life when you choose your major. Mack led a major choosing workshop on April 18 in the Orchard Room. Mack typically holds three to four major workshops per semester. Mack came...

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...

Guided Pathways program makes it way to CRC

Kristi Doan and Shannon Rusche

May 4, 2017

Cosumnes River College was one of 20 California community colleges selected to participate in the Guided Pathways Project, an initiative starting in early April. According to the California Guided Pathways website, this project will help selected community colleges cultivate student accesses by developing structured educational...

Event on campus helps students gather information for potential jobs

Jeannie Cordero, Staff

May 3, 2017

Cosumnes River College hosted the annual Career and Future Fair on April 27 from 10:30 a.m.to 1:30 p.m in the quad. CRC Career Specialist Courtnee Mack coordinated this event for the second year in a row. “I hope students understand that networking is key,” Mack said. “So even if they’re not in the market looking for employment today, that they go out t...

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...

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