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Campus donates 175 pints of blood in first blood drive of semester

Abigail Babineau, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Students and faculty came out and donated their blood in the first campus blood drive of the semester. Blood Source came to Cosumnes River College on Sept. 12 and 13 and will be back Nov. 8 and 9 this semester. “My hope is the most common reason [for students to give blood] is that they hope, intrinsically want to do well...

CRC hosts first presidential debate viewing and discussion

CRC hosts first presidential debate viewing and discussion

September 30, 2016

Tuesday night had the largest projected audience of a presidential debate in U.S. history, with an expected...

CRC institutes new smoking ban on campus

CRC institutes new smoking ban on campus

LeShea Munoz, Editor

August 22, 2016

Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

Cosumnes River College became a smoke-free campus on Aug. 1. The new policy, which encompasses the e...

Los Rios Police encourage community effort to improve campus security

Matt Johnson and Courtney Fong

August 20, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, News

The Los Rios Police Department and campus officials are focused on making campus safety a campus-wide effort in the upcoming fall semester. There were three cases of sexual battery from Oct. 9, 2015 to May 4, 2016 and a sexual assault on Oct. 26, 2015, according to the LRPD’s crime bulletins. In each case, crime bulleti...

Campus hosts largest career fair in its history

Campus hosts largest career fair in its history

May 5, 2016

The campus partook in its largest career fair this past week. The event was from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. i...

Campus hires first full-time disability counselor

April 21, 2016

Cosumnes River College has hired its first full-time disabilities counselor, Teresa O’Brien. All other Los Rios c...

Students will participate in a model U.N. in San Francisco

Kayleen Carter, Staff Writer

April 17, 2016

Filed under Campus, Community, News

Student delegates of the club called Model United Nations, advised by Political Science department chair Martin Morales, will be preparing to attend a Conference where they will represent the People’s Republic of China April 15-18. There, will be 13 student delegates who will be in attendance at the Conference in San F...

Meet the candidates of the upcoming ASCRC elections

Brennan Smith, Staff Writer

April 11, 2016

Filed under Campus, Community, News

Four candidates are running in the Associated Students Cosumnes River College spring election on April 12-13. The four candidates running include Tony Tran, Freddy K. Monde, Ericca Le and Evan Nguyen  who are running for Student Senate President, Student Senate Treasurer and Commissioner for the Clubs and Events Board. They...

Accounting students offer free income tax preparation

Accounting students offer free income tax preparation

March 17, 2016

The students and people in the surrounding community of Cosumnes River College have the chance to get ...

Women’s history month begins on campus with a showing of the film ‘East Side Sushi’

Women’s history month begins on campus with a showing of the film ‘East Side Sushi’

March 10, 2016

The Recital Hall was cool and inviting as an audience of students sat quietly in their seats to see t...

Students that don’t work for a degree can still increase their wages

Tyler Santana, Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2016

Filed under Campus, Issues, Most Recent, News

California Community Colleges for the 2013-14 year have helped to increase overall wages of students who take classes that build on their skills by almost $500 million, according to a press release from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office. These students, called skill builders, take community college classes...

Professor offers unique London experience

Professor offers unique London experience

March 10, 2016

Applications for the summer study abroad program are due on March 11. The program gives students a ch...

Black History Month ends with recognition and celebration

Kayleen Carter, Staff

March 3, 2016

Filed under Campus, Campus Life, Community, Features, News, Top Stories

Cosumnes River College’s annual Black History Month Awards Night was filled with dancing, singing, laughing and celebration as the final event for the month. The awards were hosted by the Black History Month Committee at CRC in the Recital Hall. There were about 60 honorees in attendance along with their family and frien...

Campus Accredited

Tyler Santana, Editor In Chief

February 25, 2016

Filed under Campus, Community, Issues, News, Top Stories

Cosumnes River College, along with the other three colleges in the Los Rios Community College District, have had their accreditation reaffirmed from the Accrediting Commision for Community and Junior Colleges. CRC earned its reaffirmation, however, the school is being asked to provide a follow up report with improvements tha...

Scholarship opportunites available on campus

Kayleen Carter, Staff

February 25, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Every spring, students at Cosumnes River College have the opportunity to apply for scholarships beginning Jan. 4 through March 4. The main requirement in order to apply for a scholarship is that students have to be currently enrolled in six units at CRC, or have completed six units in the time they have attended the college...

Gas prices still on the decline

Gas prices still on the decline

Erica Trujillo, Staff

February 25, 2016

Filed under Community, News

The United States gas prices are declining significantly depending on where you live. The average Cal...

Los Rios administrative staff meet to discuss environmental strategic plan

Kayleen Carter, Staff

February 11, 2016

Filed under Campus, Community, Most Recent, News

Administrative staff across the Los Rios Community College District attended a conference in the Winn Center on Feb. 2 to discuss the Sacramento region's impact on LRCCD. Faculty and staff took part in a community conference detailing the growth of the Sacramento region and how its educational institutions, specifically L...

Students react to the new state ban on concealed weapons on school grounds

Tyler Santana, Editor In Chief

February 11, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, Issues, Most Recent, News, Top Stories

“The issue of gun control and amendment rights is a sensitive subject, and the notion that we are safer by carrying our own guns on campus is incorrect,” said History Professor Gabriel Gorman.

Academic senate proposes smoking ban

Erica Trujillo, Staff Writer

February 11, 2016

Filed under Health, Issues, News

The campus Academic Senate met and proposed a smoking ban for the Cosumnes River College campus on Dec.11 Currently American River College is a smoke-free campus. Sacramento City College, Folsom Lake College and CRC have designated smoking areas and any other areas are not permitted.  Sac City College is going smoke-free in the Fall of this year. All ...

Los Rios Police arrest student for Snapchat threat

EJ Aguayo, Editor

February 1, 2016

Filed under Briefs, Campus, Crime, Most Recent, News

Los Rios Police arrested a Cosumnes River College student for a criminal threat after receiving a tip that the student had sent a threatening message through Snapchat, according to a notification email from campus President Edward Bush. At approximately midnight Sunday, 19-year-old Christopher Salazar Munoz, a second-semes...

New legislation to make pathway to college easier for high school students

Kalaisha Totty, Staff

December 7, 2015

Filed under Issues, News

The California Community College Board of Governors signed into effect legislation that gives high school students increased access to college-level courses, on Nov. 4, 2015 in Pasadena, Ca. Assembly Bill 288 was led by Assembly Majority Leader Chris Holden, D-Pasadena, and will develop a “partnership between high schools and...

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