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Former park rangers share 38th parallel stories

Laurie Sisler, Guest Writer

April 29, 2014

Filed under Campus, News

Retired State Park rangers, David Carle and Janet Carle, walked onstage in Cosumnes River College’s Recital Hall with welcoming smiles, ready to present their lecture on the 38th parallel in California on April 24. A crowd filled a third of the room, containing a range of people from CRC students, to faculty and even adults...

OneBook author’s visit begins campus Earth Day celebration

OneBook author’s visit begins campus Earth Day celebration

April 28, 2014

Seated in a leather arm chair with an area rug and potted plants adding to the atmosphere on the Recital...

Program provides students a faster path through their college years

Emiliano Martin, Staff Writer

April 9, 2014

Filed under Campus, News

For many, the transition into community college can seem overwhelming. In an effort to alleviate this challenge, the Student Success and Support Program has been implemented into junior colleges across California, as of 2014. The SSSP was designed to allow students an easier way to navigate the college process through orientation...

Students speak out with ‘Day of Silence’

Students speak out with ‘Day of Silence’

April 9, 2014

Cosumnes River College took a stand against bullying and discrimination during a Day of Silence on...

Student government looks to social media, elections for student awareness

Emiliano Martin, Staff Writer

March 22, 2014

Filed under Campus, News

As the time for mid-term elections throughout the nation nears, closer to home elections of a different sort are about to occur. The Associated Students of Cosumnes River College Student Senate elections are in April, and the current student senate is hoping to increase student participation. “The student senate serves as the ...

Student participation is key to student government future plans

Greg Prouty, Staff Writer

March 20, 2014

Filed under Campus, News

Student participation on a commuter campus can be low, but the Associated Students of Cosumnes River College have outlined goals for a semester long effort to reach more students and draw in more participation. The ASCRC hold open meetings in room 106 of the Winn Center on campus, but DJ Mitchell, the Student Senate President, s...

Campus panel leads call for rape prevention

Campus panel leads call for rape prevention

March 19, 2014

Just weeks before winning the 1998 Miss World Pageant, Israeli teen Linor Abargil was held captive and...

Two-year schools provide alternative to high student debt

Two-year schools provide alternative to high student debt

March 16, 2014

At four-year colleges across California, in 2012, 52 percent of students had an average of $20,269 in...

Vehicular theft decreases as bike theft increases

Vehicular theft decreases as bike theft increases

March 16, 2014

Thefts on college campuses are nothing new, from backpacks to cars, but there is a growing target for...

Black History Month celebration continues through poetry

Black History Month celebration continues through poetry

February 23, 2014

Cosumnes River College’s series of events celebrating Black History Month continued with “Poetic Vo...

Frustrated students react to Higher One ATM problem

Heather Kemp, Staff Writer

February 22, 2014

Filed under Campus, Issues, News

Add one more to the list of stresses that students encounter as a college student, as many are upset that the campus Higher One ATM often does not read their cards. Higher One is the company that disburses student’s financial aid onto their Los Rios Community College District OneCards. Once your financial aid refund has...

In the wake of recent school shootings, campus stands prepared

In the wake of recent school shootings, campus stands prepared

February 20, 2014

The year was 1999 when two teens decided that they were going to take center stage. That stage was Columbine...

Attorney and civil rights activist headlines beginning of campus Black History Month

Kayla Gangl, Staff Writer

February 12, 2014

Filed under Campus, News

Black History Month at Cosumnes River College officially began as students and faculty filled up the Recital Hall to participate in the opening ceremonies on Feb. 10. The event featured a speech by attorney and civil rights activist, Robert L. Harris, who discussed what Black History Month means to him as an African-American...

Professor ties themes of OneBook to college students and their lifestyles

Professor ties themes of OneBook to college students and their lifestyles

February 8, 2014

The Cosumnes River College Recital Hall was filled with students and faculty for philosophy Professor Ri...

Local college smoking bans bring questions about campus policy

Local college smoking bans bring questions about campus policy

Stacey Marie Harris and Damon Hickman

February 5, 2014

Filed under Campus, Health, Issues, News

Surgeon general warning labels on cigarette packs may not be the only thing students on campus will ...

Speaker channels the era of Dr. King to bring a message of success to students

Stacey Marie Harris, Staff Writer

January 30, 2014

Filed under Campus, News

"You have to find your own luck," said Scott Syphax, president and chief executive officer of the Nehemiah Companies of Sacramento, Calif., and keynote speaker for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration and Build Bridges to Success event held on Jan. 24, at Cosumnes River College. The event began with a short video, pro...

New phase of ongoing construction necessitates bus route changes

New phase of ongoing construction necessitates bus route changes

January 21, 2014

As part of the ongoing construction to expand the Regional Transit Blue Line Light Rail train to Cosumnes...

Campus program opens application process for the spring semester

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

January 21, 2014

Filed under Campus, News

The Extended Opportunities Programs and Services and Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education program are accepting applications for the spring 2014 semester. Located in the Library building, L-206, the EOPS/CARE program is just one of the many services offered by the campus within the Library Student Support Center. EOPS...

Board of Governors adopts new policy to amend fee waiver requirements

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

January 14, 2014

Filed under Campus, Community, Issues, News

Since the inception of the Student Success Task Force in January 2011, the California Community Colleges Board of Governors has been focusing on ways to overhaul community colleges. Their newest policy will require California community college students that receive fee waivers, such as the Board of Governors fee waiver, to...

Degrees for transfer expand with newly passed bill

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

December 9, 2013

Filed under Campus, Community, Issues, News

The passage of Senate Bill 1440 in September 2010 sought to streamline the long process of transferring from community college to four-year universities, a process that is set to be further refined by another bill being signed by the governor to strengthen the existing bill. Senate Bill 440, proposed by Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) w...

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