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The Online Classroom

Josh Slowiczek and Amari Gaffney

October 5, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

Cosumnes River College has seen an increase in the presence and availability of online and Desire2Learn supported courses, a technologically-based style of teaching known as distance education. This growing trend of distance education at CRC was addressed in the Substantive Change Proposal, a report presented to the Los Rios Boa...

Assembly bill reaches governor’s desk

Brusly Voong, Staff Writer

October 5, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

Students at six California community colleges will have the opportunity to accelerate their educational goals with greater access to high-demand classes if Assembly Bill 955 passes. The bill was proposed by Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, on Feb. 22, and creates a pilot program between the six colleges. Students at...

Competition promotes fitness in Elk Grove

Competition promotes fitness in Elk Grove

October 2, 2013

People in the community of Elk Grove came together to promote health and fitness in the 4th Annual 2...

September 25, 2013

Spending four years, or more, to pursue a degree while racking up debt is nothing surprising when it...

Welcome to the Winn Center

Welcome to the Winn Center

September 25, 2013

This semester, students taking classes in photography, pharmacy technology, construction and architecture,...

Elk Grove Center creates facilities and course options

Elk Grove Center creates facilities and course options

Elizabeth Witt, Staff Writer

September 25, 2013

Filed under News

On Aug. 26, students were welcomed by Cosumnes River College faculty and staff members and directed towards...

OneBook event aims to promote healthy eating and thriftiness

Will Grubb, Staff Writer

September 23, 2013

Filed under News

Students and faculty will gather in the Orchard Room, in the cafeteria, on Sept. 27 in order to gain insight into not only how affordable eating healthy can be, but the costs of eating an unhealthy diet. The hands-on workshop, titled “Eat This, Not That: Getting Your Daily Superfoods,” will be presented by nutrition pro...

Elk Grove Center open for business

Elk Grove Center open for business

September 19, 2013

The bright sun and strong wind that blew foreshadowed new opportunities as Cosumnes River College’s ...

Art gallery breaks ground

Art gallery breaks ground

September 18, 2013

Soon, the new art gallery that is currently under construction will take over the reins as the newes...

Cigarette alternative poses questions about health and campus smoking policies

Rachel Norris, Staff Writer

September 18, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

E-cigarettes made their first appearance on store shelves in 2006, but have taken the market by storm in the past couple of years, according to the Associated Press. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a study on Sept. 5, which found that in the United States, the number of smokers who have tried e-ciga...

Elk Grove citizens have unique opportunity in their community

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

September 5, 2013

Filed under Briefs, News

If you have ever been interested in the procedures and techniques used by local law enforcement, then the Elk Grove Police Department wants you. Starting Sept. 11 the EGPD will be holding a 13 week program known as the Citizens’ Academy. This 13 week program is designed to inform and teach interested residents about the vario...

Societies relationship with what we consume is highlight of new One Book

Societies relationship with what we consume is highlight of new One Book

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

September 3, 2013

Filed under Briefs, News

Each year a new book is chosen for One Book and the campus reads the book while partaking in various e...

Bookstore and Foundation to raffle off textbook scholarships for students

Emily Collins, Staff Writer

August 30, 2013

Filed under Briefs, News

Most students could use a helping hand when it comes to covering the cost of textbooks and supplies and 25 students will get that opportunity on Wednesday. The Cosumnes River College Foundation and the Hawks Nest bookstore will be awarding textbook scholarships in the form of a gift card to the bookstore worth $300 each. T...

What’s the P(Rx)oblem?

What’s the P(Rx)oblem?

May 29, 2013

Throughout the course of the semester, many college students across the state of California are faced wi...

District prepares to make big changes in email service

Nick Valenzuela, [email protected]

May 27, 2013

Filed under Briefs, News

The Los Rios community college district has chosen to move to Google’s Gmail as its email service of choice after long using its signature iMail. The change comes after a district committee’s decision that iMail is unfit to keep up with technological advancement. On June 1 iMail will be replaced by Gmail, but students are ab...

Former student continues education from behind bars

Former student continues education from behind bars

May 17, 2013

Behind the barricades of concrete and barbed wire circling the Rio Cosumnes Correctional Facility on ...

Foundation recognizes students by awarding scholarships

Foundation recognizes students by awarding scholarships

May 17, 2013

The Cosumnes River College Foundation held the annual Scholarship and Awards Reception in the CRC cafe...

Campus celebrates the creative work of students

Emily Collins, [email protected]

May 17, 2013

Filed under Campus, News

Students at Cosumnes River College shared their published work at a reading of the seventh annual Cosumnes River Journal on May 7. Family, friends, students and faculty gathered in BS 129 to share the published poetry, short stories and photographs while a handful of students took to the lecture floor and read their work to ...

CRC professor promotes a dynamic learning environment

Oswaldo Guzman, [email protected]

May 17, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

On Wednesdays, Cosumnes River College English professor Heather Hutcheson and a few students from her class meet at a local Home Depot in order to help undocumented workers learn English. In return, the workers teach Hutcheson and her students Spanish. The class time is divided into 30 minutes per language. “When I was ...

Proposed bill could increase fees for certain classes

Proposed bill could increase fees for certain classes

Stephan Starnes, [email protected]

May 11, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

Last year, Santa Monica College tried to implement a two-tiered system of class offerings to students,...

Outsourcing meets public education in possible senate bill

Scott Redmond, [email protected]

May 11, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

California Community College students are no strangers to new propositions and bills aimed at budgetary issues faced by the public schools and state overall, but a recently proposed senate bill might not be what most expect. Senate Bill 520, authored by Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento), is a measure to increase access to Califor...

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