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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...

Symptoms of being overworked cause students to feel burned out

Symptoms of being overworked cause students to feel burned out

November 5, 2019

One of the issues currently faced by college students across the country is the symptoms of burnout synd...

Fight against gender pay gap highlights race and ethnicity as contributing factor

Tairiq Marshall, Staff Writer

May 19, 2019

As the conversation for women’s equal rights continues following the Equal Rights Act’s congressional hearing on April 30, the gender and racial pay gap in California still persists and continues to be a subject of discussion. “League of Legends” developer Riot Games firmly stated on Thursday that employees should g...

What will stop consumers from buying soda?

What will stop consumers from buying soda?

May 13, 2019

Dr. Pepper’s limited dark berry-flavored soda was the latest craze to hit the market on April 25, ...

Use of social media may be linked to depression

Use of social media may be linked to depression

May 10, 2019

With May being Mental Health Awareness Month, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez stated in a recen...

Professors retire after dedicating over 20 years to teaching

Lucy Vang, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

After many years of dedication to teaching and being on staff, a few faculty members will be retiring and turning their career over to focus on other aspects of their lives. Professors Lisa Marchand, Steven Coughran, Ellen Arden-Ogle and Christopher Impinna have all taught on campus for over 20 years. ESL Professor Marchan...

Victim shaming plays a role in rape culture on college campuses

Victim shaming plays a role in rape culture on college campuses

April 15, 2019

Because April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, conversations about sexual assault are taking place...

Prop. 10 aims at rent control in California

Summer Lomendehe, Copy Editor

October 21, 2018

Proposition 10 is a measure that would allow local governments to establish rent control.  The proposition, which was put on the ballots following a petition, will further repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act of 1995. “Costa-Hawkins puts strong limits on local governments’ abilities to institute rent control,” said P...

Students and teachers react to the governor’s race

Steven Gutierrez Jr., News Editor

October 21, 2018

Students and professors were asked their thoughts on the two candidates running in the California gubernatorial race this November. People all around Cosumnes River College, students and faculty alike, were asked about their stances on the California gubernatorial race between Democratic candidate Gavin Newsom and Republican candidat...

Dream Center offers support for undocumented students

Dream Center offers support for undocumented students

October 3, 2018

The Dream Center is a student service on campus where undocumented students can get resources for immigrati...

Guest speaker informs students about human trafficking

Guest speaker informs students about human trafficking

October 1, 2018

Spokesperson Melissa Zapata came to Cosumnes River College to inform a crowd of about 100 people  a...

Governor signs legislation on bail bond reform

Governor signs legislation on bail bond reform

October 1, 2018

Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation putting California on the forefront of bail bond reformation. Go...

Event raises sexual harassment awareness

Event raises sexual harassment awareness

May 10, 2018

April was Sexual Assault Awareness Month and in the wake of the Iris Perez’s story of being sexual...

California Geographical Society Conference returns to campus

California Geographical Society Conference returns to campus

May 2, 2018

The California Geographical Society held its 72nd annual conference in CRC on April 27. The opening of the c...

Students and legislators take part in walkout at State Capitol

Students and legislators take part in walkout at State Capitol

March 15, 2018

Nearly 300 people including members of the California State Legislature, their staff and citizens young...

California recognizes a third gender on official documents

Lola Chase, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018

The state of California passed legislation in October that recognizes a third gender on official identification documents. Residents who identify as nonbinary genders will no longer be obligated to designate themselves as either male or female on birth certificates and identification cards. “It really gives us a lot...

New bill removes remedial classes by 2018

New bill removes remedial classes by 2018

December 4, 2017

By fall 2018, California community colleges will no longer offer remedial education classes due to the pa...

Political science students volunteer with non-profit organization to provide free legal clinics to those in need

Lola Chase, Staff

November 20, 2017

Several students in the political science department volunteered with a program that assists immigrants in obtaining official legal status in the United States called The Justice Bus. These students primarily act as Spanish-to-English translators for the attorneys and law students working on these pro-bono cases (meaning at...

Ethics symposium to bring discussion on the ethics of freedom of speech to CRC

Elizabeth Rodriguez, Staff

November 20, 2017

The 12th annual Ethics Symposium will be held on Nov. 20 and 21, where students and professors will discuss possible limitations on freedom of speech on college campuses and the ethics of stating your opinion. An annual collaboration between Cosumnes River College and Sacramento State University, the symposium promotes a diff...

Single-use restrooms relabeled as gender neutral under new legislation

Victoria Blanco, Staff

November 6, 2017

All single-user restroom facilities in any public place are required to have signs changed and identified as gender neutral due to a new law passed in California this year. The Equal Restroom Access Act, which was passed March 1, states that all single-user restrooms must be gender inclusive. The state acknowledged people who ...

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