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Climate Change demonstrates foreseeable future through Camp Fire

Lilianna Ordaz, Opinions Editor

December 10, 2018

The National Climate Assessment released their yearly report in November and emphasized the damaging effects of climate change and where our nation is headed if change doesn’t happen soon. President Trump was quick to dismiss the finding in the report saying that he doesn’t “believe it.” California has had th...

Administration pushes for redefinition of gender

Summer Lomendehe, Copy Editor

November 14, 2018

The Department of Health and Human Services is planning on establishing a legal definition of gender, detailed in an article released by The New York Times on Oct. 21. The New York Times said the administration hopes to define gender based on the genitalia a person is born with and that people should only be allowed to identi...

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...

Betsy DeVos proposes new school policies regarding sexual misconduct

Victoria Blanco, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has proposed new changes to federal policy on school campuses which would minimize liability for schools, provide more support for victims as well as support the rights of those accused of rape, assault and harassment. The proposed policies, obtained by The New York Times, is said to hold sch...

People stand in silence on the steps of the Capitol during National School Walkout.

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...

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...

History Professor Diana Reed speaks about the U.S. Constitution and the ways that it unites our country on Sept. 14.

Event focuses on constitutional freedoms

September 27, 2017

The Constitution plays a major role in students’ lives, but most are puzzled at what it really says....

Safe Spaces allies provide resources to students during Unity in Our Community on Sept. 12.

CRC responds to DACA with Unity in Our Community

September 27, 2017

In response to recent changes made to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the Student L...

Trump rescinds trans bathroom guidelines

Shannon Rusche, Staff

May 10, 2017

Last month, President Donald Trump rescinded guidelines passed last May during Obama’s administration, which allowed transgender students to use bathrooms corresponding with their gender identity. Transgender students and those who support their freedom to use their bathroom of choice at Cosumnes River College spoke out ag...

Students react to Trump executive orders

Justin Cordero and Julie Wallinger

February 9, 2017

Students at Cosumnes River College have been reacting to the controversial executive orders signed by President Donald Trump. According to the White House website, Trump signed eight executive orders, 12 presidential memoranda and two proclamations as of Tuesday. “Executive orders are granted in Article II of the Co...

CRC students gather to watch multiple media outlets as returns come in and candidates gain electoral votes throughout the night on Nov. 8.

Students and staff react to Trump presidency

November 14, 2016

Shock, fear, loss, triumph and glimpses of hope are felt deeply by the community of students and faculty...

Millennials disenchanted with politics, conflicted about voting

Justin Cordero, Guest Writer

November 4, 2016

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...

FAFSA applications open three months earlier

Jared Lee, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016

This year, the opening submission date for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, also known as the FAFSA, has been shifted from January to October. This new, earlier submission date is a permanent change. Students will now be able to submit their FAFSA in the future as early as Oct. 1 each year, according to the Federal...

In The Know: State propositions to appear on November ballot

Kaelyn Blizzard, Staff Writer

October 1, 2016

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...

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