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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...

If Assembly Bill 302 is passed, homeless community college students would be permitted to park in safe lots.

‘Safe lot’ bill offers homeless students ability to sleep in parking facilities

March 14, 2019

Assembly Bill 302, or the Safe Lot Legislation Bill, would allow homeless community college students to s...

Saad Sweilem talked about the procedures to follow when encountering law enforcement. The workshop took place on Feb. 27.

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 2, 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

“Rest” sculpture by Margaret Keelan

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...

The Sexual Reproductive Health Clinic provides treatment for sexual transmitted infections as well as prescriptions for birth control, according to the clinic's web page on the school website. The Sexual Reproductive Health Clinic is open on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in OPS 126.

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 ...

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