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Student senate elections prepare for first online-only voting

Student senate elections prepare for first online-only voting

Carlos Arreola, Guest writer

April 13, 2015

Cosumnes River College student elections are taking place April 14 and 15 and the Associated Students...

Student has phone stolen amid string of petty thefts on campus

Taylor Gomez, Staff Writer

March 26, 2015

A Cosumnes River College student had her smartphone stolen by suspects in a moving vehicle while on campus March 2. Zuleyma Trujillo, a 22-year-old communications major, was approached by a middle aged, African American couple in a dark blue vehicle on at 3:45 p.m. near the west stairs of the CRC main campus. Trujillo...

End in sight for CRC lightrail construction

End in sight for CRC lightrail construction

March 26, 2015

For more than year, construction of the Blue Line light rail has been prominent in the East Entrance...

Bank plagued with lawsuits and student unrest due to fees associated with card use

Bank plagued with lawsuits and student unrest due to fees associated with card use

March 24, 2015

Connecticut-based bank Higher One, the leading provider of campus debit cards according to the Huffington...

Faculty members compete for positions as Academic Senate elections begin

Stephanie Lopez and Scott Redmond

March 24, 2015

The Cosumnes River College Academic Senate has begun the process of electing officials for the 2015-2016 term, voting running from March 23-27, but unlike previous elections where many candidates ran unopposed there is competition for the top spots this year. The senate positions of president and vice president are igniting...

Women’s History Month continues with event focused on healthy living

Francisco Rodriguez, Staff Writer

March 17, 2015

As part of Cosumnes River College’s continued celebration of Women’s History Month, nutrition Professor Timaree Hagenburger hosted an event focused on family and food alongside several students on March 13. The event, titled “Gatekeepers and Family Health Leaders,” was a sharing session that focused on “how several...

Campus nurse and students talk healthy diets as stroke rates rise in youth

Francisco Rodriguez, Staff writer

March 12, 2015

The stroke rate is rising among young adults, even higher than that of people of advanced age, according to an article from the Sacramento Bee. Statistics show that strokes are declining by more than 25 percent for people older than 45, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However, from 1994 through 2007 it is ...

Police seek suspect after parking lot battery

Nick Valenzuela, Staff writer

March 5, 2015

Cosumnes River College police are on the lookout for a suspect after a female student was assaulted in parking lot C on the evening of March 4. According to a crime bulletin released by the police department, the male suspect fled on foot toward Calvine road after slapping the female victim in the face during a verbal argument...

On-campus workshops available to help students apply for financial aid

Heather Kemp, Staff Writer

February 28, 2015

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid’s state deadline is rapidly approaching as students scramble to ensure they will get the financial assistance that they need. March 2 is the deadline that California has set for current or prospective students to submit their FAFSA, Cal Grant or California Dream Act applications. “All...

Faculty given opportunity to voice concerns, desired qualities in search for new president

Heather Kemp, Staff Writer

February 7, 2015

The Winn Center Community Room was filled with students and faculty on Feb. 6 as a town hall meeting was held to discuss the process of finding Cosumnes River College’s new campus president. The meeting, lasting just over an hour, provided the campus community a chance to express what qualities they were looking for in...

President Obama’s free community college tuition proposal welcomed by students

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

February 7, 2015

Before 1984, the cost of attending community college in California was completely free.  With President Barack Obama’s recent proposal, two years of community college could become free once again in California, as well as the rest of the nation. Obama unveiled the plan at Pellissippi State College in Knoxville, Tenn. on...

Bachelor’s degrees are not coming to Los Rios District

Bachelor’s degrees are not coming to Los Rios District

Heather Kemp, Staff Writer

October 15, 2014

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 850 into effect on Sept. 28, allowing community colleges in t...

Update: Parking lot delays arise as campus construction continues

Update: Parking lot delays arise as campus construction continues

October 1, 2014

UPDATE 10/01: Originally scheduled to reopen in mid-September, Sept. 19 to be exact, parking lot F ha...

ASCRC hopes to fill open seats with special fall election

ASCRC hopes to fill open seats with special fall election

September 14, 2014

On Sept. 23, the Cosumnes River College Student Senate and Clubs and Events Board will be looking for...

California seeks to define consent for college students’ sexual encounters

California seeks to define consent for college students’ sexual encounters

September 11, 2014

What classifies as consent to a sexual encounter has always been a puzzling question for the legal system,...

Rise in cost of parking fees benefits campus in big picture

Rise in cost of parking fees benefits campus in big picture

September 3, 2014

Long lines, scrambling for classes and purchasing textbooks are all things students expect at the beginning...

The world of art comes to campus as new gallery opens

The world of art comes to campus as new gallery opens

August 24, 2014

Over the last few years various new structures and facilities have been constructed and opened to the...

EXCELerate Program promises to keep CRC students community college stay at two years

Heather Kemp, Staff Writer

August 23, 2014

      A unique program has launched this semester aimed at speeding up the time selected students spend at the community college level, taking advantage of the facilities offered by the Cosumnes River College Elk Grove Center. The EXCELerate Program guarantees that participating students will be...

The Fantastic 5 brings sustainable food to campus

The Fantastic 5 brings sustainable food to campus

May 2, 2014

Five students attending Cosumnes River College had no idea that they would be put into a group that involves...

Former park rangers share 38th parallel stories

Laurie Sisler, Guest Writer

April 29, 2014

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...

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