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Prop. 10 aims at rent control in California

Summer Lomendehe, Copy Editor

October 21, 2018

Filed under Issues, News

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

Filed under Issues, National, News

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...

Campus kicks off Earth Day celebrations

Max Connor, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018

Filed under Campus, Issues

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

Filed under Community, Issues, News

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

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 ...

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