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Being unaware that kindness can be used as a grooming technique

Kellie Bevins, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019

Grooming is a tactic of manipulation, an invisible hook that reels you into sweet lies and petty promises while it holds you hostage at the hands of your perpetrator. I didn’t know I was being groomed until a few years after it happened. During the first years I experienced it, I sat in a dilemma of shame, not wanting to be...

Use of social media may be linked to depression

Use of social media may be linked to depression

May 10, 2019

With May being Mental Health Awareness Month, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez stated in a recen...

Professors retire after dedicating over 20 years to teaching

Lucy Vang, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

After many years of dedication to teaching and being on staff, a few faculty members will be retiring and turning their career over to focus on other aspects of their lives. Professors Lisa Marchand, Steven Coughran, Ellen Arden-Ogle and Christopher Impinna have all taught on campus for over 20 years. ESL Professor Marchan...

April’s last week spotlights awareness for math

Alexandra Trigg, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

The math department has hosted the annual Math Awareness Week since 2015. During the week, students participate in competitive games by solving math problems and get free food and fun prizes. The math department hosted a slew of events including the Math Talks Series: “Why Knot? An Introduction to Knot Theory,” “The M...

Program emphasizes on healthy lifestyle

Mason White, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

Three professors on campus have created a certificate program that has a deep focus on plant-based, sustainable agricultural science as it relates to the environment and the health of the human body. The Department of Nutrition and the Department of Horticulture worked together to bring to campus the “Plant-Based Nutrition and Su...

Class combines Asian culture with entertainment for second annual show

Class combines Asian culture with entertainment for second annual show

April 25, 2019

The second annual Asian Pacific American Culture Show was held on April 10 in the Winn Center. “A...

Victim shaming plays a role in rape culture on college campuses

Victim shaming plays a role in rape culture on college campuses

April 15, 2019

Because April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, conversations about sexual assault are taking place...

Event tackles model minority stereotype

Event tackles model minority stereotype

April 11, 2019

Asian Pacific American Heritage Week started off with a panel discussion workshop on “The Model- Minor...

Students take on 7.5 unit class

Students take on 7.5 unit class

April 3, 2019

The Emergency Medical Technology program at Cosumnes River College provides students with the skills and ex...

Hawks outfielder gaining interest from Division I scouts

Hawks outfielder gaining interest from Division I scouts

April 3, 2019

All season long, the Hawks’ leadoff hitter has been a catalyst at the top of the lineup for his team ...

Can a politician’s rhetoric be influential?

Halimeh Edais, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019

A gunman shot and killed 49 people and injured dozens more in a New Zealand mosque. Many things were said about this man; he has his own history of anti-Islamic rhetoric and has posted videos of his hate speech on the internet. Can the words we say affect people and turn into real life violence? As a Muslim, listening to ...

Budget tips for building a gaming PC

Blynn Beltran, Staff Writer

March 30, 2019

Building your own gaming computer is easier than ever before. Tutorials, forums and guides can be found in every corner of the internet. The hardest part about building a PC is how to allocate your budget. Helpful sites and local shops You can expect a decent performing computer for around $1,000 but other factors such as...

Gender-neutral bathrooms are still inaccessible to students on campus

Gender-neutral bathrooms are still inaccessible to students on campus

March 29, 2019

Since the implementation of the California's Equal Restroom Access Act in 2017, many places of busines...

What does it mean to be an Instagram influencer?

What does it mean to be an Instagram influencer?

March 29, 2019

Recently I’ve been getting the question “how did you grow your followers so quickly?” The first answer...

Professor profiles life of Chinese revolutionary and women’s rights activist

Professor profiles life of Chinese revolutionary and women’s rights activist

March 25, 2019

As an appreciation for Women’s History Month, a California State University Professor shared the story...

This month seriously needs to march off the calendar

This month seriously needs to march off the calendar

March 25, 2019

Heads up, everyone: The forecast for the rest of March is sunny with a chance of sadness. And while ...

Californians need to act to save lives

Editorial Staff

March 25, 2019

On March 18, 2018, Sacramento lost local resident and former Los Rios student Stephon Clark when law enforcement, convinced he held a gun, shot and killed him. A year later, the police officers responsible for his death were not charged, causing an outpour of grief and anger amongst people who are questioning the authorities ...

Department Chair wins Golden Hawk Diversity Award

Kellie Bevins, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

Math Professor and Department Chair Camille Moreno won the Cosumnes River College Golden Hawk Diversity Award, which honors faculty who address issues involving diversity. The Golden Hawk award recipients are automatically nominated for the Stanback-Stroud Diversity award, which focuses on the same issues, but recognizes ...

Club fosters community and support for Natives

Alexandra Trigg, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

  For the past ten years, the Native Student Alliance Club has served as a student support group for people of Native American heritage to come together and assist in community services. Club President November Rain, a 25-year-old photography major, said the club aims to bring cultural awareness to campus, t...

Can Democrats avoid repeat of 2016?

Roger Mitchell, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

As we enter the third month of 2019, it is becoming increasingly clear as to the type of election we should be expecting this time next year. A surplus of new faces line the Democratic Party’s roster of declared candidates for the 2020 presidential election, but can too many faces be the downfall of the Democrats? Many in th...

Profiting off of trending controversy keeps Nike winning

Alexandra Trigg, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

Nike can be commended for having their fingers on the pulse of today's trends by following what's hot and in right now. What’s more intriguing is that the apparel empire is taking risks by sponsoring world-renowned professional athletes who are involved in current and controversial social issues. When Colin Kaepernick w...

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