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Gas prices continue to rise

Halimah Edais, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

Since mid-February, gas prices have reached a record high all around the United States, up more than 20 cents a gallon in the first month. California gas prices have reached four dollars, which is currently the highest price in the country, according to gas price watching site Gasbuddy. “I don’t even want to driv...

Bill does not permit abortion pills on community colleges

Michaela Graves, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

California Senate Bill 24, which would allow University of California and California State University students access to medical abortion pills, was passed on April 8. The bill, which was introduced by Senator Connie Leyva on  December 3, would require each student health care service clinics on a CSU or UC campus to o...

What will stop consumers from buying soda?

What will stop consumers from buying soda?

May 13, 2019

Dr. Pepper’s limited dark berry-flavored soda was the latest craze to hit the market on April 25, ...

Since some people turn to social media and other online platforms for validation, various studies suggest that there's a possible relationship between social media and depression.

Use of social media may be linked to depression

May 10, 2019

With May being Mental Health Awareness Month, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez stated in a recen...

Professors retire after dedicating over 20 years to teaching

Lucy Vang, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

After many years of dedication to teaching and being on staff, a few faculty members will be retiring and turning their career over to focus on other aspects of their lives. Professors Lisa Marchand, Steven Coughran, Ellen Arden-Ogle and Christopher Impinna have all taught on campus for over 20 years. ESL Professor Marchan...

April’s last week spotlights awareness for math

Alexandra Trigg, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

The math department has hosted the annual Math Awareness Week since 2015. During the week, students participate in competitive games by solving math problems and get free food and fun prizes. The math department hosted a slew of events including the Math Talks Series: “Why Knot? An Introduction to Knot Theory,” “The M...

Students promote healing after assault

Halimeh Edais, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

A healing circle for sexual assault survivors was held on April 25 in Winn 106, hosted by the Women Escaping a Violent Environment. Los Rios Confidential WEAVE Advocate Emily Zavala-Aguilar said the purpose of the healing circle was to talk with other victims to get past what happened and the aftermath of the assault....

Program emphasizes on healthy lifestyle

Mason White, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

Three professors on campus have created a certificate program that has a deep focus on plant-based, sustainable agricultural science as it relates to the environment and the health of the human body. The Department of Nutrition and the Department of Horticulture worked together to bring to campus the “Plant-Based Nutrition and Su...

Extended testing is needed, students with disabilities say

Michaela Graves, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

Disability Support Programs and Services offers services for students with disabilities. Keith Ellis, the student personal assistant for DSPS, said the program provides reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities. “The eligibility for DSPS is for students to provide a verified disability documentation,” Ellis sa...

To support survivors of sexual assault, wear denim on National Denim Day, which is on April 24.

Victim shaming plays a role in rape culture on college campuses

April 15, 2019

Because April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, conversations about sexual assault are taking place...

API student panelists spoke about the

Event tackles model minority stereotype

April 11, 2019

Asian Pacific American Heritage Week started off with a panel discussion workshop on “The Model- Minor...

Student panelists urge audience to see the ‘abilities’ in disabilities

Lilianna Ordaz, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

The Delta Alpha Pi Honor Society held a student panel on April 3 about seeing the ability in every disability. The event was held in the WINN Center and was lead by five students from DAPHS. The honor society club is for high-achieving college students who have disabilities to come together to support one another. Stu...

New major will focus on race and ethnicity as well as women and gender

Mason White, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019

Two new majors related to social justice are coming to campus soon, and they have many new academic opportunities to offer students. These new majors will give students at Cosumnes River College the opportunity to study historically marginalized groups. Students who take these courses will cover topics such as race, gender...

Students take on 7.5 unit class

Students take on 7.5 unit class

April 3, 2019

The Emergency Medical Technology program at Cosumnes River College provides students with the skills and ex...

Theatre department introduces Avenue Q

Halimeh Edais, Staff Writer

March 30, 2019

The theatre department introduced their rendition of Avenue Q, which ran from March 1 to March 24. The puppet show started out with a bright-eyed college graduate named Princeton who stumbles into Avenue Q, an apartment building with Gary Coleman as the superintendent, looking for an affordable place to stay at. At Ave...

Gender-neutral bathrooms are still inaccessible to students on campus

Gender-neutral bathrooms are still inaccessible to students on campus

March 29, 2019

Since the implementation of the California's Equal Restroom Access Act in 2017, many places of busines...

Doctor Mona Siegel discussed the story of Soumay Tcheng. Tcheng advocated for women's rights throughout her life.

Professor profiles life of Chinese revolutionary and women’s rights activist

March 25, 2019

As an appreciation for Women’s History Month, a California State University Professor shared the story...

Club fosters community and support for Natives

Alexandra Trigg, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

  For the past ten years, the Native Student Alliance Club has served as a student support group for people of Native American heritage to come together and assist in community services. Club President November Rain, a 25-year-old photography major, said the club aims to bring cultural awareness to campus, t...

Support is available for students after decision in the Stephon Clark case

Summer Lomendehe, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019

When it was announced on March 2 that the police officers who shot Stephon Clark would not be charged, the decision was met with mixed responses. Clark was a 22-year-old Sacramento man who was shot multiple times after two officers mistook his cellphone for a gun. Counseling Dean Shannon Cooper said this incident has impac...

Campus forms committee to address sexual harassment culture

Kellie Bevins, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019

Following an investigation that occurred in early 2018 when a 20-year-old student filed a sexual harassment complaint against a former counselor, Cosumnes River College has since assembled a task force to enact change in college culture. College President Ed Bush said he is pushing to increase awareness of campus-wide progra...

Asian and Pacific Islander women discuss resources needed for the community

Michaela Graves, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019

Asian Pacific Islander Women Voices held their first community event discussion in honor of Women’s History Month on March 7 in the Winn Center. The event was held by community groups such as Advocate Sacramento, the Indian Association of Sacramento and My Sister’s House of Sacramento. The event was designed for different cultura...

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