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Speaker emphasizes the importance of immigrants’ rights during event

Speaker emphasizes the importance of immigrants’ rights during event

March 6, 2019

The Dream Center partnered with the Council on American Islamic Relations to host a “Know Your Rights...

Event guides students through state job application process

Alexandra Trigg, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

The California Department of Transportation sponsored an event on campus that would help demystify the state application process for prospective applicants on Feb. 21. Thirty students stopped by BS 153 so they could listen to current Caltrans employees talk about necessary steps to take when seeking government-related jobs. While some ...

There should be more attention given to LGBTQ community, faculty says

Summer Lomendehe, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Several staff and faculty met on Friday to discuss ways to make the LGBTQ community more visible on campus. The meeting was prompted by a previous one between a few faculty members and American River College’s Pride Center Director Emilie Mitchell, where they discussed the center’s efforts and their progress. ...

Local artists display art for campus gallery

Local artists display art for campus gallery

Lucy Vang, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

The art gallery hosted the opening reception for the exhibition “Narrative Expression” on Friday. The...

Food insecurity is a problem for students

Food insecurity is a problem for students

February 21, 2019

Many college students struggle to afford good food that is enough to keep up nutritional levels, acc...

Police department emphasizes safety on campus by using alert notification system

Summer Lomendehe, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019

Since the test of the Los Rios Emergency Notification system on Jan. 24, students have received several real emergency notifications this semester. Los Rios Alerts, which may also appear as notifications from RAVE Alerts, is a form of direct communication between the Los Rios Police Department and the students and faculty on...

Professors begin to use preferred names and pronouns in classroom environments

Summer Lomendehe, Staff Writer

February 17, 2019

With the semester underway, a few professors have started to implement the classroom use of personally-favored names and pronouns. Communications Professor Daniel DuBray said he passed out a personal information sheet to his students on the first day of class where they could indicate their preferred names and pronouns. On...

Campus library provides new services this semester

Campus library provides new services this semester

February 12, 2019

  This spring semester, the library has implemented a new loan program that allows students to...

Clinic on campus provides reproductive health services for students

Clinic on campus provides reproductive health services for students

February 6, 2019

The Sexual Reproductive Health Clinic began offering its services this semester. The campus Health...

Academic Senate votes in interim executive team

Lilianna Ordaz, Opinion Editor

January 22, 2019

The Academic Senate voted and approved an interim executive team at a meeting on Wednesday. Academic Senate for California Community College Northern Representative Cheryl Aschenbach and Sacramento City College Academic Senate President Gayle Pitman were in attendance to help assist Cosumnes River College faculty decide on ...

Sacramento celebrates third year of Women’s March

Sacramento celebrates third year of Women’s March

January 22, 2019

Women's March Sacramento hosted their annual Women's March on Saturday. Thousands of people came bearing signs and w...

Academic Senate officers resign before spring semester begins

Lilianna Ordaz, Opinion Editor

December 28, 2018

Academic Senate Secretary Donnisha Lugo resigned effective immediately on Dec. 14 and Vice President Constance Carter resigned effective on Dec. 20. With the resignation of Carter, she will no longer be able to take on the presidency for the Academic Senate next semester. “Due to the continual, nefarious actions o...

Sacramento City gets funding to curb homelessness

Sacramento City gets funding to curb homelessness

December 10, 2018

Sacramento County has applied to get a part of the 553 million dollars in state funding intended to he...

Students prepare for Flu season

Students prepare for Flu season

December 10, 2018

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published an article on Nov. 20 about the preventions p...

Students and faculty react to the Sales Tax increase

Stevie Gutierrez, News Editor

December 10, 2018

Sacramento voted yes on Measure U in November to replace the previous half-cent sales tax with a full-cent tax that will be in place indefinitely, raising the tax from 7.75 percent to 8.75 percent. The sales tax increase will go into effect by April 1 of next year and will be used to assist in youth programs, affordable ...

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...

Campus closure affects student services

Marysol Olvera, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

The deteriorating air quality that was hitting the Sacramento region caused by the Camp fire in Butte county, forced the Los Rios College system to close all their campuses on Nov. 14 for the following week. The decision came via Rave Alert on Nov. 14. “‪Regional air conditions have not improved as anticipated, so...

Academic Senate gets new leadership

Lilianna Ordaz, Opinion Editor

December 10, 2018

Academic Senate President Shannon Mills announced her resignation from her campus leadership position on Nov. 30. Mills, who is also an anthropology professor, will serve through the end of the fall semester when Vice President Constance Carter will become the Academic Senate President. The Academic Senate is the faculty g...

Report says graduation rates among Latinx will benefit economy

Report says graduation rates among Latinx will benefit economy

December 9, 2018

Latinx college completion will be key for California’s economy, according to a report released by The Cam...

Pathways offers students a quicker path for transferring

Pathways offers students a quicker path for transferring

November 14, 2018

College officials are working on plans to help students transfer through Cosumnes River College’s Guid...

Students can now send texts to 911 for emergencies

Crick Fulencheck, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

The Sacramento Police Department released a feature that allows people to text 911. As of Oct.17, users can send an emergency text when they feel unsafe or unable to call 911. This came as a response to the phone system being down for more than 12 hours on Oct. 11, leaving no way for citizens to contact emergency service...

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