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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

Filed under Campus, Community, Issues, News, Top Stories

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

Filed under Campus, Community, Issues, National, News, Top Stories

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

Filed under Campus, Community, Issues, News, Top Stories

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 ...

Students share insight, suggestions at Campus Conversation

Victoria Blanco, Staff

October 26, 2017

Filed under Campus, Community, Issues, News, Top Stories

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,...

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...

Police evacuate library due to bomb threat

Shannon Rusche, Staff

April 6, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Crime, Issues, News

A bomb threat occurred on the Cosumnes River College campus on Wednesday morning. CRC students received multiple notifications alerting them of the bomb threat, including a text, emails to personal and Los Rios email accounts, and a phone call at approximately 11:40 a.m. The alerts stated that police had reported a bomb threa...

Speaker addresses misconceptions of Islam

Speaker addresses misconceptions of Islam

March 27, 2017

In the midst of Women’s History Month, the Muslim Student Association began Islam Awareness Week with...

College president gives speech on how to form personal leadership models

College president gives speech on how to form personal leadership models

March 20, 2017

Continuing with its lecture series, the Center for the Advancement of Staff and Student Learning at C...

California transitions from severe drought to flooding

California transitions from severe drought to flooding

March 8, 2017

Just one year ago, more than 90 percent of California was in some form of drought. With these severe d...

Enrollment continues to decline

Kristi Doan, Staff

March 8, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Issues, News, Top Stories

Over the last few years, student enrollment has continued to decrease each semester. Compared to this time last year, there has been about a 3 percent drop in students enrolled at Cosumnes River College, said Communications and Public Information Officer Kristie West. “When the economy is poor and people begin to lose ...

District resolution protects undocumented students

Missy Amaya, Staff

February 9, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Issues, News, Top Stories

The Los Rios Community College District has reaffirmed its commitment to diversity by signing a new resolution in support of undocumented students and employees. On Jan. 11 the LRCCD Board of Trustees unanimously passed Resolution  2017-02, which takes a stance in support of students and employees covered by the Deferred ...

The state of cannabis education is up in smoke

The state of cannabis education is up in smoke

Kaelyn Blizzard, Editor

January 25, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Community, Issues, Most Recent, News, Top Stories

The passage of proposition 64 in the state of California this last November has prompted a need for educati...

Students face increasing stress during finals

Students face increasing stress during finals

December 5, 2016

With the semester coming to an end and finals soon approaching, stress levels begin to rise as Cosumnes River College students prepare to ...

Ethics symposium discusses policing tensions

Lola Chase, Staff

December 5, 2016

Filed under Campus, Community, Issues, News

Sacramento State and Cosumnes River College partnered to present the 11th Annual Fall Ethics Symposium. This year’s topic was The Ethics of Policing. The two-day symposium was broken into six sessions of speakers with different topics regarding policing. CRC hosted the first day and Sac State held the second set of sessions. The...

Millennials disenchanted with politics, conflicted about voting

Justin Cordero, Guest Writer

November 4, 2016

Filed under Campus, Issues, National, News, Top Stories

With the election drawing closer, millennial voters are struggling to find a good reason to vote. Across campus and throughout the past week, many of the millennials interviewed said that they are going to vote this year and urged others to do so as well, while others were either not interested in politics or said felt they...

Students discuss campus inclusion at CASSL: Student Conversations

Andrew Flores, Staff

November 4, 2016

Filed under Campus, Issues, News, Top Stories

The Center for the Advancement of Staff and Student Learning at Cosumnes River College hosted its first student discussion about campus inclusion on Oct. 26. The event was part of a discussion series lead by CASSL to promote engaging dialogue within the CRC community on various topics and issues that might be present on campus....

Proposition 64 could legalize recreational cannabis

Proposition 64 could legalize recreational cannabis

October 31, 2016

Depending on how voters vote on Proposition 64, the recreational use of cannabis could be legalized for...

In The Know: State propositions to appear on November ballot

Kaelyn Blizzard, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016

Filed under Community, Issues, National, News, Top Stories

Proposition 51 - School Bonds: A YES votes provides a total of $9 billion in bonds (federal money borrowed and paid back over time) to help support K-12 schools ($7 billion) and community colleges ($2 billion). A NO votes means that this large sum of bonds would not be borrowed. Reasons for a NO vote: borrowing the bonds would...

Students that don’t work for a degree can still increase their wages

Tyler Santana, Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2016

Filed under Campus, Issues, Most Recent, News

California Community Colleges for the 2013-14 year have helped to increase overall wages of students who take classes that build on their skills by almost $500 million, according to a press release from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office. These students, called skill builders, take community college classes...

Campus Accredited

Tyler Santana, Editor In Chief

February 25, 2016

Filed under Campus, Community, Issues, News, Top Stories

Cosumnes River College, along with the other three colleges in the Los Rios Community College District, have had their accreditation reaffirmed from the Accrediting Commision for Community and Junior Colleges. CRC earned its reaffirmation, however, the school is being asked to provide a follow up report with improvements tha...

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