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Prop. 10 aims at rent control in California

Summer Lomendehe, Copy Editor

October 21, 2018

Proposition 10 is a measure that would allow local governments to establish rent control.  The proposition, which was put on the ballots following a petition, will further repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act of 1995. “Costa-Hawkins puts strong limits on local governments’ abilities to institute rent control,” said P...

Students and teachers react to the governor’s race

Steven Gutierrez Jr., News Editor

October 21, 2018

Students and professors were asked their thoughts on the two candidates running in the California gubernatorial race this November. People all around Cosumnes River College, students and faculty alike, were asked about their stances on the California gubernatorial race between Democratic candidate Gavin Newsom and Republican candidat...

Dream Center provides resources for undocumented community

Marysol Olvera, Staff Writer

October 21, 2018

The Dream Center hosted its first ever resource event for undocumented students on campus. The event was on Oct. 11 in the WINN Center and featured booths for different organizations from across the community. “This is the first of many more,” said Oscar Plascencia Mendoza, head event coordinator. “It will take u...

Hawk Spot offers support to students

Hawk Spot offers support to students

October 21, 2018

The Cosumnes River College’s Hawk Spot is a student-operated food pantry in partnership with the Elk Grove Food Bank that provides food for student on ca...

Child development center helps student parents

Max Connor, Editor in Chief, Sports Editor

October 5, 2018

When a student walks onto campus from the parking garage at Cosumnes River College, they pass an outdoor play area often bustling with children laughing and playing but what they don’t see is the relief of parents who are able to attend college because of the subsidized child care they are being provided. Many parents wh...

Professor Jim West giving a speech about the year 1968.

Professors give historical lecture surrounding the year 1968

October 4, 2018

Students gathered to join a panel of professors to discuss events that occurred in the year 1968 throu...

New program promises to cover tuition costs for first time students

Dario Lizarraga, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018

First-time community college students can now have their first year of tuition paid for due to a new state program. The Los Rios Promise Program waives the tuition costs of the first year for new, full-time students. To be eligible, students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 units and submitted a FAFSA or Dream Act applicatio...

CRC student Doug Winter gives a speech about homeless people's lives to a crowd of people in the WINN Center.

Student delivers lecture on homeless people living in Sacramento

October 3, 2018

A Cosumnes River College student presented a lecture in the WINN Center on homelessness in Sacramento o...

Poster displaying contact information for the Dream Center.

Dream Center offers support for undocumented students

October 3, 2018

The Dream Center is a student service on campus where undocumented students can get resources for immigrati...

Betsy DeVos proposes new school policies regarding sexual misconduct

Victoria Blanco, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has proposed new changes to federal policy on school campuses which would minimize liability for schools, provide more support for victims as well as support the rights of those accused of rape, assault and harassment. The proposed policies, obtained by The New York Times, is said to hold sch...

Police raise awareness for campus safety

Police officer Rosie Salazar watches over Roman Sotelo, 18, as he participates in a drunk driving obstacle course near the LRC Center.

Lilianna Ordaz, Opinions Editor

October 1, 2018

The campus hosted an event for National Campus Safety Awareness on Sept. 11. Students and faculty pa...

3Strands Global spokesperson Melissa Zapata gives a speech about human trafficking to a group of people in the WINN Center.

Guest speaker informs students about human trafficking

October 1, 2018

Spokesperson Melissa Zapata came to Cosumnes River College to inform a crowd of about 100 people  a...

A 24-hour bail bond service located in Downtown Sacramento.

Governor signs legislation on bail bond reform

October 1, 2018

Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation putting California on the forefront of bail bond reformation. Go...

Candidate forum for student government kicks off in quad

Steven Gutierrez Jr., News Editor

September 25, 2018

The Associated Students of Cosumnes River College held a candidate forum on Wednesday in the quad to present the three students who are running for student government positions. The three students running for open seats on the ASCRC  are 21 year-old theater major Ahriana Levingston, who’s running for student president, 18-ye...

Ebooks and textbooks alike are available in the CRC bookstore.

Online textbooks have many benefits for students

September 4, 2018

California Gov. Jerry Brown approved Assembly Bill 2385 on Aug. 27, which is aimed at reducing text...

Anxiety is often a struggle for college students

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Nekita Smith, Features Editor

August 26, 2018

Forty million adults suffer from anxiety disorder in the U.S., according to a study by the Anxiety and D...

Students were able to write messages on shirts from a table by the quad.

Event raises sexual harassment awareness

May 10, 2018

April was Sexual Assault Awareness Month and in the wake of the Iris Perez’s story of being sexual...

Campus offers tips to students with undecided majors

Chi Nguyen, Writer

May 7, 2018

The campus held an event titled “Undecided but You can Fight it” on April 16th in the cafeteria to help students that have undecided majors find ones that are suitable for them when attending college. The event was planned and organized by Cosumnes River College student ambassadors from the Student Life and Leadership Cen...

California Geological Society President Scott Crosier addresses the crowd at the 72nd Annual CSG Conference

California Geographical Society Conference returns to campus

May 2, 2018

The California Geographical Society held its 72nd annual conference in CRC on April 27. The opening of the c...

Math and English placements to be re-evaluated

Math and English placements to be re-evaluated

May 2, 2018

The Los Rios Community College District have implemented a new method on placement testings for placi...

District welcomes new police chief

Police Chief Larry Savidge addresses concerns around the campus and community.

Crick Fulenchek, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018

Sacramento Community College District welcomed its new district police Chief Larry Savidge, originally...

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