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Campus does not participate in Diabetes Awareness Month, students disagree

Campus does not participate in Diabetes Awareness Month,  students disagree

Brittany Harden, Staff Writer

November 17, 2014

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month and students on campus are looking for a new way to raise awareness...

Nutrition professors hope to inspire students to lead a healthier lifestyle

Nutrition professors hope to inspire students to lead a healthier lifestyle

November 12, 2014

The average college student’s life tends to revolve around lots of reading, studying, preparing for...

Online office hours allow counselors to help more students

Marcus Ellis, Staff Writer

November 6, 2014

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Cosumnes River College’s counseling department is now offering students the opportunity to interact with them more frequently through their new online live chat services. Spearheaded by CRC counselor Monica Cranston, with the help of Christina Ocrant, an educational media and web design specialist, the CRC live chat service...

Student fees do not necessarily impact the campus

Emanuel Espinoza, Staff Writer

November 4, 2014

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Originally, education at community colleges in California was free, students only paid fees for parking and other amenities based upon the tuition-free goals of the California Master Plan for Higher Education, but over the years tuition has increased. From 1984 to 1998 the tuition rose from $5 a unit to $13 a unit before...

Clery Report shows drop in campus crime

Clery Report shows drop in campus crime

November 3, 2014

The Los Rios Police Department released the annual Clery report, which details the crime statistics of...

Brown leading in polls in race for governor

Brown leading in polls in race for governor

November 1, 2014

Current California Governor Jerry Brown will likely win a record fourth term in office as he is leading...

Possibility of financial aid based on student competency being explored by colleges throughout the country

Possibility of financial aid based on student competency being explored by colleges throughout the country

October 31, 2014

Soon, students will be able to pay for college with a new program for financial aid that will measure ...

Students have many ideas about how to save money

Students have many ideas about how to save money

October 24, 2014

Since 2009 the use of debit cards among students has increased while their use of credit cards has dec...

Reduced hours leave students hungry for options

Reduced hours leave students hungry for options

October 22, 2014

The dining area at any campus tends to be a gathering place as students not only come to study and han...

Interning in college has varied results for students in securing jobs after graduation

Brittany Harden, Staff Writer

October 16, 2014

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*This story was updated/corrected on Oct. 20, 2014 Securing their dream job is the reason that many people attend college, but in today’s job market having a degree isn’t always enough. Internships are more important to students’ than ever before. “Internships give students an opportunity to take what they are learning in the classro...

Bachelor’s degrees are not coming to Los Rios District

Bachelor’s degrees are not coming to Los Rios District

Heather Kemp, Staff Writer

October 15, 2014

Filed under Campus, Most Recent, News

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 850 into effect on Sept. 28, allowing community colleges in t...

Northern California four-year colleges considered affordable in comparison to the rest of the state

Northern California four-year colleges considered affordable in comparison to the rest of the state

October 14, 2014

In the recent Congressional debate between incumbent Ami Bera and candidate Doug Ose, both candidates ag...

Update: Parking lot delays arise as campus construction continues

Update: Parking lot delays arise as campus construction continues

October 1, 2014

UPDATE 10/01: Originally scheduled to reopen in mid-September, Sept. 19 to be exact, parking lot F ha...

Student Senate spending sparks more questions than answers

Brittany Harden, Staff Writer

October 1, 2014

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When students at Cosumnes River College, and various other colleges across the state, pay their tuition every semester, $1 is placed into a special fund accessible by the Associated Students of Cosumnes River College in order to pay for events and scholarships throughout the year. Student Senate President Katelynn Rodriguez...

Board of Governors believes graduates are key to California’s economic future

Board of Governors believes graduates are key to California’s economic future

Emiliano Martin, Staff Writer

September 30, 2014

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With California’s economy still recovering from the recession, The California Community College Board...

Campus president announces plan to retire at the end of the semester

Campus president announces plan to retire at the end of the semester

Heather Kemp, Staff Writer

September 30, 2014

Filed under Most Recent, News, Top Stories

After serving the campus for more than five years, Cosumnes River College President Deborah Travis announced...

Cosumnes River College rated top 10 in diversity among two-year colleges

Cosumnes River College rated top 10 in diversity among two-year colleges

September 30, 2014

When walking around the campus, there are many obvious things that one will notice, from the old brick...

Minimum wage increase helps students’ wallets

Minimum wage increase helps students’ wallets

September 17, 2014

Minimum wage workers across California recently welcomed the first half of a two part increase in the...

Ban on plastic grocery bags likely spreading statewide

Ban on plastic grocery bags likely spreading statewide

Brittany Harden, Staff Writer

September 15, 2014

Filed under Community, Issues, Most Recent, News

California is officially the first state to pass a ban on single-use plastic bags in grocery stores, pharm...

ASCRC hopes to fill open seats with special fall election

ASCRC hopes to fill open seats with special fall election

September 14, 2014

On Sept. 23, the Cosumnes River College Student Senate and Clubs and Events Board will be looking for...

Text2Quit: How text messaging can help kick the habit

Text2Quit: How text messaging can help kick the habit

September 13, 2014

Smoking tobacco is one of the leading addictions in today’s world and there have been a variety of...

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