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The Native American Heritage Resource and Education fair showcases culture through ethnic performances

The Native American Heritage Resource and Education fair showcases culture through ethnic performances

November 20, 2017

The Resource Education Fair was the second event held during the annual Native American Heritage Week o...

Ethics symposium to bring discussion on the ethics of freedom of speech to CRC

Elizabeth Rodriguez, Staff

November 20, 2017

The 12th annual Ethics Symposium will be held on Nov. 20 and 21, where students and professors will discuss possible limitations on freedom of speech on college campuses and the ethics of stating your opinion. An annual collaboration between Cosumnes River College and Sacramento State University, the symposium promotes a diff...

Single-use restrooms relabeled as gender neutral under new legislation

Victoria Blanco, Staff

November 6, 2017

All single-user restroom facilities in any public place are required to have signs changed and identified as gender neutral due to a new law passed in California this year. The Equal Restroom Access Act, which was passed March 1, states that all single-user restrooms must be gender inclusive. The state acknowledged people who ...

Hawk Spot continues to aid students in its second year

Elizabeth Rodriguez, Staff

November 6, 2017

Since August of 2016, the Hawk Spot has been offering a helping hand by providing students with the basic necessities they need such as food and toiletries. Through signing an intake form, students that are enrolled at Cosumnes River College qualify to use the pantry on Mondays and Tuesdays, from 2 to 4 p.m at T-111 for a...

Online Education Initiative to be adopted by CRC

Shannon Rusche, Editor

November 6, 2017

The Online Education Initiative, a collaborative effort among California Community Colleges to increase student access to and success in online courses, was reviewed at an Academic Senate Meeting on Oct. 13, allowing the school to move forward in adopting the OEI Exchange. The initiative is comprised of high quality onlin...

Speaker addresses unique aspects of domestic abuse within LGBTQ community

Elizabeth Rodriguez, Staff

October 30, 2017

A representative from Women Escaping A Violent Environment, Inc. provided basic knowledge of LGBTQ+ identities, addressed differences between sexual orientation, gender identity and a variety of other stereotypes that have been said about the community on Oct. 24. Nic Caballero, a registered social worker as well as a bilingual...

Students share insight, suggestions at Campus Conversation

Victoria Blanco, Staff

October 26, 2017

Campus Conversation is a series where students and employees engage in open discussion about issues pertaining to Cosumnes River College on Oct. 18. The Student Conversation took place at the Recital Hall, said the event’s coordinator, Communication Studies Professor Georgine Hodgkinson. Hodgkinson introduced the host,...

Wellness fair caters to Latin community with a focus on local health resources

John Cabales, Staff

October 25, 2017

The Latin X Wellness Fair was held on Oct. 14 for the Latino community surrounding CRC to help educate them about health resources. The fair was put together by the Mes de Latin X committee and the Puente Club to help educate the community about resources that are available to them. “It’s for the whole community, but ...

Oaxacan artist presents cultural carvings on campus

Oaxacan artist presents cultural carvings on campus

October 25, 2017

A Oaxacan artist visited Cosumnes River College on Oct. 10 to showcase and sell her art and to give in...

Meditation room makes headway

Meditation room makes headway

October 23, 2017

The meditation room has been an ongoing initiative for 10 years to create a safe space on campus for pray...

Campus responds to reports and earns full accreditation

Naomi Nater, Staff

October 23, 2017

Cosumnes River College is once again accredited and faculty say they are elated. The process towards accreditation was filled with completing midterm reports, and revising a couple systems the school had in place for CRC. Accreditation is an ongoing process that helps students receive credit for the classes they take, which in...

Students encouraged to take advantage of disability services on campus

Students encouraged to take advantage of disability services on campus

October 12, 2017

The Disability Support Programs and Services here at Cosumnes River College are here to assist students wit...

New student body officials announced in special ceremony

New student body officials announced in special ceremony

October 2, 2017

Election season has come to a close on the Cosumnes River College campus. For the past few weeks, the pot...

Event focuses on constitutional freedoms

Event focuses on constitutional freedoms

September 27, 2017

The Constitution plays a major role in students’ lives, but most are puzzled at what it really says....

Tracing illegal money fights crime, speaker says during Forensic Banking event

Shannon Rusche, News Editor

September 27, 2017

The Department of Political Science and Global Studies hosted guest speaker Sonia Desai on Sept. 13, who spoke about forensic banking, or how banks follow the money trails of criminal activity. Desai, the Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering officer, and vice president of Charles Schwab Bank, said she chose to participa...

CRC responds to DACA with Unity in Our Community

CRC responds to DACA with Unity in Our Community

September 27, 2017

In response to recent changes made to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the Student L...

Campus transitions to new course-hosting software

Campus transitions to new course-hosting software

September 21, 2017

By the spring semester of 2018, Desire2Learn, the online course companion used at Cosumnes River College,...

Campus welcome event highlights departments and resources for incoming students

Campus welcome event highlights departments and resources for incoming students

August 23, 2017

More than 700 new students gathered at Cosumnes River College on Aug. 15 for a New Student Welcome ev...

Proposed bill seeks to aid foster youth with junior college

Andrew Maestas, Staff

May 15, 2017

CA Senate Bill 12, aimed to assist foster youth attending California community colleges, moved forward in the legislative process on April 25. Senator Jim Beall, D-San Jose, introduced SB 12 on Dec. 5. As an extension of SB 1023, SB 12 implementation “increases the college enrollment of foster youth by directing county child welfa...

Entrepreneur seminar teaches students to start businesses from the ground up

Jannah Khalil, Staff

May 15, 2017

Sacramento entrepreneurs spoke at a seminar to encourage and teach aspiring businessmen and businesswomen to reach their potential in the business world. The seminar was held at Cosumnes River College and was put on by Professor Man Phan, chair of the business department. The five entrepreneurs featured at the event were...

English department holds 11th annual Cosumnes River Journal release

Shannon Rusche, Staff

May 15, 2017

The English department held its 11th-annual Cosumnes River Journal Release on May 4. Heather Hutcheson, an English professor at CRC and the managing editor for the CRJ, facilitated the release and said that she thinks highly of the latest issue of the journal. “I think it’s a beautiful collection that has a fantastic...

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