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Black Friday: To wait in line or not is the question many ask

Black Friday: To wait in line or not is the question many ask

November 12, 2013

Many people spend the day after Thanksgiving with local retailers searching for great deals and waiting...

Ties between the economy, agriculture and food are center of OneBook lecture

Rachel Norris, Staff Writer

November 11, 2013

Filed under Campus, News

Students were all ears as the OneBook lecture on the correlation between the economy and environment was delivered in Cosumnes River College’s Recital Hall on Nov. 7. Hosted by CRC economics professor Dr. Edwin E. Fagin, the lecture, titled “Agriculture, the Environment, and Us,” informed students of the issues associ...

Black Friday sales move closer to black Thursday

Black Friday sales move closer to black Thursday

November 11, 2013

Now that Halloween is over and November has arrived, consumers are less than a month away from the biggest...

Campus fair brings spotlight to student support resources

Campus fair brings spotlight to student support resources

November 9, 2013

As the weather is changing and the leaves are falling in October, attention falls squarely upon breast...

One year later: What Proposition 30 is funding

Zach Hannigan and Stephan Starnes

November 4, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

With the passage of Proposition 30 in the 2012 November elections, California saw an increase in sales tax of a quarter of a cent and an increase in income tax on those earning more than $250,000 annually for the next seven years Some of that extra funding from the added tax was slated to go to California community colleges to “p...

Left unsaid: Rising need for mental health services on college campuses

Left unsaid: Rising need for mental health services on college campuses

November 3, 2013

Editors Note: This is part one of a three part series on mental health in community colleges. If yo...

A brand new four-year journey?

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

October 31, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

Community colleges have long been the first step for many students into a world of higher education as they complete the first two years of higher education before moving onto the four-year universities, but what if a student never had to leave their community college to earn a higher degree? California Community Colleges Chancellor...

Doctor and author educates campus on the benefits of a starch filled diet

Doctor and author educates campus on the benefits of a starch filled diet

October 31, 2013

Dr. John McDougall, author of the book “The Starch Solution,” spoke to a packed room about how pe...

Seasonal hiring offers employment opportunities

Seasonal hiring offers employment opportunities

October 18, 2013

Whether you are looking to make a quick buck or looking for a stepping stone into full-time work, now is...

Affordable Care Act offers health care options on a budget

October 18, 2013

Three and a half years after President Barack Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act int...

Medical program brings awareness, support and fundraisers to campus

Medical program brings awareness, support and fundraisers to campus

October 17, 2013

The quad illuminated the color pink as students, faculty, and volunteers gathered to show their suppor...

Student choice and graduates’ income is focus of website

Student choice and graduates’ income is focus of website

Rachel Norris and LaChandra Marzetta

October 16, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

When choosing a career path, it’s not always possible for students to predict the possible earned salar...

California minimum wage on the rise in 2014

California minimum wage on the rise in 2014

October 6, 2013

Democratic efforts to raise the minimum wage in California for the first time in five years, succeeded...

OneBook lecture tackles issue of food and culture in the United States

OneBook lecture tackles issue of food and culture in the United States

October 5, 2013

Students eager to learn about the increasingly high levels of body dissatisfaction both in America a...

New garage opens on campus

Bobby Bishop, Staff Writer

October 5, 2013

Filed under News

Students and faculty were provided with expanded parking choices this summer when the new parking structure was completed. This $32.5 million five-level parking garage,funded by Regional Transit as part of the Blue Line light rail extension to Cosumnes River College, has more than 2,000 parking spaces as well as an electric...

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...

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