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LRCCD to allow students to retake placement tests

Nichelle Heu, Staff

October 27, 2015

The Los Rios Community College District will allow students to retake their placement tests 30 days after the first time taking it, regardless of any college(s) they attended prior to Cosumnes River College and regardless of whichever assessment tests they plan to take, according to an email sent by the LRCCD. Students tak...

CRC goes through critical accreditation process

Cole McCarthy, Staff

October 22, 2015

From Oct. 5-8 a team composed of as many as 13 peer evaluators from other colleges paid a mandatory visit to Cosumnes River College to confirm that the campus meets the eligibility requirements, standards and commission policies.   “It’s super important,” said College Self-Evaluation Tri-chair Professor Georgine Hodgkinson. ...

Gun Brandishing on Campus

October 20, 2015

Los Rios Police Department reported an on-campus gun brandishing on Oct. 19, according to a crime bulletin. Two females reported that four males approached them in parking lot D around 9:45 p.m. One suspect pulled out a handgun and asked one female to get off her cell phone. The suspects then laughed and walked away towa...

Transfer Day shows students diversity of college options

Transfer Day shows students diversity of college options

October 14, 2015

The campus hosted its annual Transfer Day event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Fountain Quad area for s...

CRC undergoes reaffirmation for accreditation

Cole McCarthy, staff

October 14, 2015

From Oct. 5-8 a team composed of as many as 13 peer evaluators from other colleges paid a mandatory visit to Cosumnes River College to confirm that the campus meets the eligibility requirements, standards and commission policies.   “It’s super important,” said College Self-Evaluation Tri-chair Professor Georgine Hodgkinson. ...

UC schools propose transfer program for 10 majors

Kayleen Carter, staff

October 6, 2015

The University of California has created an easier transfer road map into the nine undergraduate campuses. University of California President Janet Napolitano, introduced the UC transfer Pathways on July 7, with the purpose that they would provide a step by step guide of requirements for a student’s specific major. The...

LRCCD discusses Online Education Initiative

Coy Granderson, staff

October 6, 2015

With the approval of the Online Education Initiative, community college students will be able to enroll in online courses at other campuses. The initiative implemented Canvas, a Common Course Management System at pilot colleges during the spring. The TechEDge, a California Community Colleges online publication, announced Aug. 5, ...

Associated students appoint new members

Cole McCarthy, staff

October 6, 2015

Both Tony Tran and Merissa Heredia were well aware of of what the student senate stands for when they decided to run for positions as representatives of the ASCRC.  It is through the Student Senate that we as CRC students are able to connect with the issues and on-goings of our campus that directly affect us.   Business Finan...

CRC welcomes new wave of faculty

CRC welcomes new wave of faculty

October 6, 2015

The 15 new faculty members who have been hired on campus this fall each bring a unique background and d...

CRC A/C system gets new pipes

CRC A/C system gets new pipes

October 6, 2015

Walking through campus, it is nearly impossible to miss the construction that has left giant trenches th...

New computer lab guides students in the right direction

Coy Granderson, Staff

September 23, 2015

The Student Access Center, a new computer lab facility at Cosumnes River College, opened its doors to students this fall semester. Two computer labs make up the SAC. The main computer lab is located in room L125 and the overflow computer lab is located in room L112. Trained SAC personnel are onsite and available to assist...

Students speak out about Sac City shooting

Tyler Santana, Staff

September 21, 2015

Following a fatal shooting that occurred on the Sacramento City College campus on Sept. 3, which left two people injured and one dead, students and staff shared how the incident has affected them. Students from Cosumnes River College and Sac City shared their thoughts about the shooting and how it was handled by Los Rios P...

Students to determine outcome of transit pass

Students to determine outcome of transit pass

September 21, 2015

With Cosumnes River College’s student elections coming up on Sept. 22 and 23, the Los Rios Communi...

Gunman fires at Sacramento City College

Gunman fires at Sacramento City College

September 4, 2015

A gunman killed one and injured two at Sacramento City College on Sept. 3. The suspected shooter is...

Next stop CRC: anticipated Blue Line light rail extension opens

Next stop CRC: anticipated Blue Line light rail extension opens

September 2, 2015

The much-anticipated Blue Line light rail extension to Cosumnes River College opened Aug. 24. The...

Many students see extended stay at community college due to major uncertainty, studies find

Carlos Arreola, Guest Writer

May 18, 2015

The rising pressure to receive a college education, and the stress associated with it, have been feelings 20-year-old Chertsa Yang has become well acquainted with as he prepares to finish his third year at Cosumnes River College, still an undeclared major. The expectation of at least earning a bachelor’s degree may be the...

Campus may soon see new web design degree

Omar Chan, Staff writer

May 7, 2015

Given today’s booming technological climate, Cosumnes River College is currently in the process of considering the creation of web design developer associate’s degree. Currently, CRC only offers certificates in this field. “Students can get certified here as a web designer,” web Professor Wendell Fishman said....

Author speaks about water conservation, sustainability at OneBook keynote event

Heather Kemp, Staff writer

May 7, 2015

Elizabeth Royte, the author of this year’s OneBook Project selected reading, was interviewed by Students for a Sustainable Future Club President Jaime Gonzales about her book “Bottlemania: Big Business, Local Springs, and the Battle Over America’s Drinking Water ” on April 29. Taking place in the recital hall, a full...

New campus partnership puts spotlight on sexual violence

Nick Valenzuela, Staff writer

May 6, 2015

One in five college women and one in 16 college men are survivors of sexual assault in the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Justice’s Campus Sexual Assault Study. In 1993, these numbers were 49 percent higher, according to the DOJ’s National Crime Victimization Survey. Through years of campaigning, various...

Psychology hiring postponement shines light on diversity issues and fear of retaliation

Nick Valenzuela and Johny Garcia

May 6, 2015

The hiring of a new psychology professor at Cosumnes River College has been postponed to fall semester following disagreement over the committee's composition and a key member's withdrawal from the committee, said radio, television and film production professor Robert "BJ" Snowden. The disagreement began when psychology professor...

Student elections plagued by low voter turnout

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

April 24, 2015

Just like previous semesters, the Associated Students of Cosumnes River College student government held their annual elections on April 13 and 14 to find the next group of officers to serve on behalf of students. Elections were completely online through eServices, much like they were last year which was the first year that...

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