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CRC A/C system gets new pipes

CRC A/C system gets new pipes

October 6, 2015

Walking through campus, it is nearly impossible to miss the construction that has left giant trenches th...

New computer lab guides students in the right direction

Coy Granderson, Staff

September 23, 2015

Filed under Campus, Most Recent, News

The Student Access Center, a new computer lab facility at Cosumnes River College, opened its doors to students this fall semester. Two computer labs make up the SAC. The main computer lab is located in room L125 and the overflow computer lab is located in room L112. Trained SAC personnel are onsite and available to assist...

Students speak out about Sac City shooting

Tyler Santana, Staff

September 21, 2015

Filed under Campus, Crime, News, Top Stories

Following a fatal shooting that occurred on the Sacramento City College campus on Sept. 3, which left two people injured and one dead, students and staff shared how the incident has affected them. Students from Cosumnes River College and Sac City shared their thoughts about the shooting and how it was handled by Los Rios P...

Students to determine outcome of transit pass

Students to determine outcome of transit pass

September 21, 2015

With Cosumnes River College’s student elections coming up on Sept. 22 and 23, the Los Rios Communi...

Gunman fires at Sacramento City College

Gunman fires at Sacramento City College

September 4, 2015

A gunman killed one and injured two at Sacramento City College on Sept. 3. The suspected shooter is...

Next stop CRC: anticipated Blue Line light rail extension opens

Next stop CRC: anticipated Blue Line light rail extension opens

September 2, 2015

The much-anticipated Blue Line light rail extension to Cosumnes River College opened Aug. 24. The...

Many students see extended stay at community college due to major uncertainty, studies find

Carlos Arreola, Guest Writer

May 18, 2015

Filed under Campus, Issues, News

The rising pressure to receive a college education, and the stress associated with it, have been feelings 20-year-old Chertsa Yang has become well acquainted with as he prepares to finish his third year at Cosumnes River College, still an undeclared major. The expectation of at least earning a bachelor’s degree may be the...

Campus may soon see new web design degree

Omar Chan, Staff writer

May 7, 2015

Filed under Campus, Most Recent, News

Given today’s booming technological climate, Cosumnes River College is currently in the process of considering the creation of web design developer associate’s degree. Currently, CRC only offers certificates in this field. “Students can get certified here as a web designer,” web Professor Wendell Fishman said....

Author speaks about water conservation, sustainability at OneBook keynote event

Heather Kemp, Staff writer

May 7, 2015

Filed under Campus, Most Recent, News

Elizabeth Royte, the author of this year’s OneBook Project selected reading, was interviewed by Students for a Sustainable Future Club President Jaime Gonzales about her book “Bottlemania: Big Business, Local Springs, and the Battle Over America’s Drinking Water ” on April 29. Taking place in the recital hall, a full...

New campus partnership puts spotlight on sexual violence

Nick Valenzuela, Staff writer

May 6, 2015

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

One in five college women and one in 16 college men are survivors of sexual assault in the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Justice’s Campus Sexual Assault Study. In 1993, these numbers were 49 percent higher, according to the DOJ’s National Crime Victimization Survey. Through years of campaigning, various...

Psychology hiring postponement shines light on diversity issues and fear of retaliation

Nick Valenzuela and Johny Garcia

May 6, 2015

Filed under Campus, Issues, Most Recent, News

The hiring of a new psychology professor at Cosumnes River College has been postponed to fall semester following disagreement over the committee's composition and a key member's withdrawal from the committee, said radio, television and film production professor Robert "BJ" Snowden. The disagreement began when psychology professor...

Competitor files lawsuit in attempt to block Elk Grove mall project

Competitor files lawsuit in attempt to block Elk Grove mall project

April 24, 2015

There have been hopes for a mall to open in Elk Grove since the early 2000s, and yet here we are in 2015 with the site for the mall still a vacant construction zone. In October 2014, the Elk Grove City Council approved plans to revamp the long vacant mall project by the Howard Hughes Corporation, who now owns the land where the shell of the former planned mall still stands.

Student elections plagued by low voter turnout

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

April 24, 2015

Filed under Campus, Most Recent, News

Just like previous semesters, the Associated Students of Cosumnes River College student government held their annual elections on April 13 and 14 to find the next group of officers to serve on behalf of students. Elections were completely online through eServices, much like they were last year which was the first year that...

Abuse of prescription medication for studying carries risk to students

Tierra Palumbo, Staff Writer

April 24, 2015

Filed under Campus, Health, Issues, News

As the end of the semester approaches, students are beginning to use various methods to study for finals including the infamous study drug, Adderall. Adderall is an amphetamine and dextroamphetamine that affects chemicals in the brain and nerves that contribute to hyperactivity and impulse control. It is used to treat narcolepsy...

Student senate elections prepare for first online-only voting

Student senate elections prepare for first online-only voting

Carlos Arreola, Guest writer

April 13, 2015

Filed under Campus, Most Recent, News

Cosumnes River College student elections are taking place April 14 and 15 and the Associated Students...

Measles outbreak sparks further debate about vaccination policies

Nicole Goodie, Staff Writer

April 1, 2015

Filed under Most Recent, News

California has become the national epicenter of measles outbreaks in the United States with over 120 reported cases  since December 2014, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. It is not a coincidence that both anti-vaccination groups and measles cases are on the rise. With more and more parents opting...

Student has phone stolen amid string of petty thefts on campus

Taylor Gomez, Staff Writer

March 26, 2015

Filed under Campus, Crime, Most Recent, News

A Cosumnes River College student had her smartphone stolen by suspects in a moving vehicle while on campus March 2. Zuleyma Trujillo, a 22-year-old communications major, was approached by a middle aged, African American couple in a dark blue vehicle on at 3:45 p.m. near the west stairs of the CRC main campus. Trujillo...

End in sight for CRC lightrail construction

End in sight for CRC lightrail construction

March 26, 2015

For more than year, construction of the Blue Line light rail has been prominent in the East Entrance...

Bank plagued with lawsuits and student unrest due to fees associated with card use

Bank plagued with lawsuits and student unrest due to fees associated with card use

March 24, 2015

Connecticut-based bank Higher One, the leading provider of campus debit cards according to the Huffington...

Faculty members compete for positions as Academic Senate elections begin

Stephanie Lopez and Scott Redmond

March 24, 2015

Filed under Campus, Most Recent, News

The Cosumnes River College Academic Senate has begun the process of electing officials for the 2015-2016 term, voting running from March 23-27, but unlike previous elections where many candidates ran unopposed there is competition for the top spots this year. The senate positions of president and vice president are igniting...

Women’s History Month continues with event focused on healthy living

Francisco Rodriguez, Staff Writer

March 17, 2015

Filed under Campus, Most Recent, News

As part of Cosumnes River College’s continued celebration of Women’s History Month, nutrition Professor Timaree Hagenburger hosted an event focused on family and food alongside several students on March 13. The event, titled “Gatekeepers and Family Health Leaders,” was a sharing session that focused on “how several...

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