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Take back the tap aims to add more water stations on campus

Alec Gonsalves, Staff

November 17, 2015

Filed under Issues, News

There are a lot of people on campus who are in long lines waiting for yet another person who takes too long to refill the water bottle at a refill station or water fountain. However, with the $1500 that they had previously won from the “Tapapalooza” contest last semester, the Cosumnes River College Students For A Susta...

Campus officials hold second safety forum

Campus officials hold second safety forum

November 16, 2015

Faculty Union President Jason Newman started the open campus safety forum, held in the L-111 building on T...

CRC facing low enrollment numbers in fall semester

Kayleen Carter, Staff

November 13, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

The campus has a fewer amount of enrolled students for fall 2015 compared to fall 2014. Currently, there are 14,674 students enrolled at Cosumnes River College, which is a one percent decrease compared to this time last year, according to a CRC research brief. “Although enrollment dropped compared to last fall, when w...

New California law automatically registers drivers to vote

Coy Granderson, Staff

November 13, 2015

Filed under Community, News

Automatic voter registration has arrived, now that lawmakers passed Assembly Bill 1461 (Gonzalez), the “California New Motor Voter Program,” which Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law on Oct. 10, 2015. Supporters of AB-1461 hope that millions of unregistered voters will be added now that eligible California residents will be au...

Campus officials respond to concerns at safety forum

Matt Johnson and Cole McCarthy

November 3, 2015

Filed under Crime, News

Campus officials held a public forum to address concerns from students, faculty and staff over campus safety after a recent string of violent crimes on campus. The forum, which took place on Oct. 30 in the L-111 building, featured Vice President of Administration Cory Wathen, Los Rios Police Chief Cheryl Sears and Los Rios Police Captain Christ...

Online classes may not be for everyone, study says

Nicole Goodie, staff

October 29, 2015

Filed under Campus, Issues, News

The ability to login to your classroom can be convenient for a wide range of students. Although, a study published by the University of California Davis shows that some students are not prepared for an online classroom. The study found that community college students are less likely to pass the online version of a course. The s...

Annual Club Activities Fair gives students a chance to get more involved

Cole McCarthy, staff

October 29, 2015

Filed under Campus, Campus Life, Clubs, News, Slideshow

The Club Activities Fair was held on Oct. 14 and 15 from 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Each club was allowed to set up tables and speak with passing students.   Each club set up their tables differently but 22-year-old computer science major Sirazle Ali said the Diversity Student Association were mainly trying to recruit member...

Sexual assault on campus prompts concern over student safety

Cole McCarthy, Kayleen Carter, and Matt Johnson

October 29, 2015

Filed under Crime, News, Top Stories

A female student was sexually assaulted on campus near the business science building on Oct. 26, according to a campus crime bulletin released on Oct. 28. A male suspect lured the female towards the men’s restroom at 4:30 p.m., and when she approached the door, she was pulled inside, where she was sexually assaulted, acc...

Los Rios Police Department responds to recent crime incidents

Sean Pastrana and Alec Gonsalves

October 29, 2015

Filed under Crime, News, Top Stories

In light of recent criminal incidents that happened on Oct. 19 and 23, gun violence has now reached campus, making many students and staff members feel unsafe at school, they say. The crimes that occurred last week involved two separate incidents in which three female students were held at gunpoint by male suspects. Since...

Diversity training becomes requirement for LRCCD employees

Kayleen Carter, Staff

October 27, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Last semester Los Rios Community College District employees began participation in diversity training so that the district’s hiring panel is able to ensure that they employ people without bias. Starting this fall the diversity training became a requirement, Cosumnes River College’s Dean of College Planning & Research Kat...

LRCCD to allow students to retake placement tests

Nichelle Heu, Staff

October 27, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

The Los Rios Community College District will allow students to retake their placement tests 30 days after the first time taking it, regardless of any college(s) they attended prior to Cosumnes River College and regardless of whichever assessment tests they plan to take, according to an email sent by the LRCCD. Students tak...

Health officials urge flu vaccine

Sean Pastrana, Staff

October 26, 2015

Filed under Health, News

Cosumnes River College health officials have urged the student body and faculty to get their flu shots as winter approaches. Flu season is at its peak during the winter months and tapers off until late spring. The vaccine prevents the flu in 50 to 60 percent individuals who get vaccinated, according to a Sacbee article. ...

CRC goes through critical accreditation process

Cole McCarthy, Staff

October 22, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

From Oct. 5-8 a team composed of as many as 13 peer evaluators from other colleges paid a mandatory visit to Cosumnes River College to confirm that the campus meets the eligibility requirements, standards and commission policies.   “It’s super important,” said College Self-Evaluation Tri-chair Professor Georgine Hodgkinson. ...

Funds Frozen for Healthcare Provider

Kalaisha Totty, Staff

October 22, 2015

Filed under Issues, News

Your source to reproductive health care is being destroyed. In fact, Planned Parenthood may be the only access many people have to health care. For over 100 years, Planned Parenthood has provided reproductive health products and services through an estimated 700 health care centers in the U.S. and over 13 countries in Lati...

Gun Brandishing on Campus

October 20, 2015

Filed under Briefs, Campus, Crime, News

Los Rios Police Department reported an on-campus gun brandishing on Oct. 19, according to a crime bulletin. Two females reported that four males approached them in parking lot D around 9:45 p.m. One suspect pulled out a handgun and asked one female to get off her cell phone. The suspects then laughed and walked away towa...

Governor’s budget act will increase community college funds

Kalaisha Totty, Staff

October 14, 2015

Filed under Issues, News, Top Stories

Every year, California’s governor proposes a budget that allocates state funds in various directions. This year’s budget proposal included an increase in allocated monies to California community colleges and Gov. Jerry Brown signed the budget into effect on June 25. The budget has grouped K-12 with community colleges in the categ...

Transfer Day shows students diversity of college options

Transfer Day shows students diversity of college options

October 14, 2015

The campus hosted its annual Transfer Day event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Fountain Quad area for s...

Gov. Brown passes “Yes Means Yes” bill for affirmative consent

Coy Granderson, Staff

October 14, 2015

Filed under Issues, News, Top Stories

With a stroke of a pen, Gov. Jerry Brown added the “Yes Means Yes” bill to his list of major changes for the state. The bill requires an “affirmative consent” amidst any sexual context. Senate Bill 967 (de León) mandates that intimate language is standardized in policies used to decide if the accused had committe...

CRC undergoes reaffirmation for accreditation

Cole McCarthy, staff

October 14, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

From Oct. 5-8 a team composed of as many as 13 peer evaluators from other colleges paid a mandatory visit to Cosumnes River College to confirm that the campus meets the eligibility requirements, standards and commission policies.   “It’s super important,” said College Self-Evaluation Tri-chair Professor Georgine Hodgkinson. ...

Associated students appoint new members

Cole McCarthy, staff

October 6, 2015

Filed under Campus, Most Recent, News

Both Tony Tran and Merissa Heredia were well aware of of what the student senate stands for when they decided to run for positions as representatives of the ASCRC.  It is through the Student Senate that we as CRC students are able to connect with the issues and on-goings of our campus that directly affect us.   Business Finan...

CRC welcomes new wave of faculty

CRC welcomes new wave of faculty

October 6, 2015

The 15 new faculty members who have been hired on campus this fall each bring a unique background and d...

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