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Local podcaster sheds light on Sacramento area and national success stories

“Strayt Talk with Strayhand,” hosted by Oddie Strayhand, is a weekly podcast series based in Elk Grove, Calif. The podcast aims to highlight local and national athletic and business success stories and is currently streaming in 14 countries.

Austin Scott, Staff Writer

September 23, 2020

As the pandemic carried on and sports were put on pause, an Elk Grove resident was tired of all the negativity...

As we adapt to being online for the fall 2020 semester, the Los Rios Community College District announced that the spring 2021 semester will also be online.

Los Rios announces fully online 2021 spring semester

September 21, 2020

The Los Rios Community College District announced the spring 2021 semester will be fully online to accommodate...

Online learning resources available for fall semester

Alejandro Barron, Staff Writer

September 9, 2020

As a result of classes this fall semester continuing to be online due to COVID-19, the Los Rios District will continue to provide different resources for students to use while at home. During the sudden transition to online classes in the spring 2020 semester, the district was able to provide resources such as high-speed internet,...

Campus launches initiative to address structural racism

“We Won’t Fall” Campaign poster and the 13 goals.

Chris Woodard, Staff Writer

September 9, 2020

Cosumnes River College leadership has begun an “urgent and immediate plan to address structural racism...

Courses for medical fields offered on campus, adapt to new procedures

Austin Scott, Staff Writer

September 3, 2020

Although most courses are remote this semester due to COVID-19, the Emergency Medical Technology and Medical Assisting programs will both offer on-campus classes this fall, with many changes and procedures to follow, said Public Information Officer Kristie West. Emergency Medical Programs Director Matthew McHugh said there...

Music department launches weekly ‘In the Studio’ series

Staff writer Asyah Zamani joins in on Fridays “In The Studio” Zoom event featuring music instructor Dr. Derek Keller. In the event, Keller talks about different digital ways students can present audio for the best possible quality.

Asyah Zamani, Staff Writer

September 3, 2020

The Cosumnes River College music department held its first-ever weekly series, “In the Studio,” fe...

“It’s amazing why we keep loving this country, and this country does not love us back,” Rivers said. “It’s just really so sad. Like, I should just be a coach. I’m so often reminded of my color. It’s just really sad. We got to do better. We have to demand better.”

US Sports and Police Violence: An American Story

September 2, 2020

America is broken. Plain and simple. People across the nation, celebrities and professional sports teams i...

With the fall semester being fully online, professors and students will be utilizing both Canvas and Zoom. Over the summer, some professors had to familiarize themselves with both platforms.

Instructors prepared for fully online semester

August 26, 2020

For many instructors at Cosumnes River College, the prospect of taking a traditional face-to-face class...

Men’s Basketball Coach Jonathan James diagrams a play for his team during a timeout in Jan. 2018. Because of COVID-19, fall sports have officially been pushed back to the spring season.

Fall sport athletes focus on conditioning as fall sports shift to spring

August 25, 2020

With the fall semester upon us, and news that all sports are getting pushed back to the spring seaso...

Michelle Obama tells her story in Netflix Documentary

Michelle Obama tells her story in Netflix Documentary

May 18, 2020

Holding a position as prestigious as President of the United States is a job so rare, dynamic and so a...

The Entertainment Industry in Quarantine

The Entertainment Industry in Quarantine

May 18, 2020

After almost two months of quarantine, whether you are finishing up Netflix, or catching up on everything Di...

Eleven students, including Nicholas Radke and Tim Dimal, received awards for their work. Their photos were chosen for an exhibition entitled

Students photographs are chosen for an exhibit at Crocker Art

May 12, 2020

A select amount of photography students at Cosumnes River College had their work displayed at the Cro...

Cosumnes River College Department Chair of Counseling and Professor Ray Mapeso shares this photo of him from a hiking trail in New Zealand called the Milford Track. In total, it was a 70-mile hike and it took a total of four days.

Counselor and professor’s perseverance creates happiness for himself and others

May 12, 2020

With the current pandemic creating what many consider a setback or a pause, current Cosumnes River C...

Los Rios students speak out on mental health during closure

Los Rios students speak out on mental health during closure

May 5, 2020

As we try to make it through a global pandemic, we should ask each other, “How are you feeling?” Not ...

Due to the pandemic, face-to-face classes have been suspended. Communication classes are now working remotely from home and use Zoom to continue their work. Zoom is used to give live presentations to continue the public speaking assignments.

Communications classes adapting to remote-operations

April 28, 2020

Students at Cosumnes River College have been studying remotely for over a month now as the campus suspe...

Students are offered the option of excused withdrawals and more

Alejandro Barron, Staff Writer

April 27, 2020

With the transition to online classes, the Los Rios Community College District has decided to partially-refund student fees, give students the option of excused withdrawals from classes and offer students a pass/no grading option for all their classes.   Associate Vice Chancellor Gabe Ross said he understands that this is a difficult...

Workout at home during a quarantine

Workout at home during a quarantine

April 27, 2020

One of the obstacles facing a society without limited resources is finding ways to stay physically fit wit...

Games to play during the shutdown

Games to play during the shutdown

April 21, 2020

It’s been nearly a month since the initial stay-at-home order for Sacramento County was put in place on Marc...

Give thanks for “essential” workers

Give thanks for “essential” workers

April 20, 2020

It was a Saturday morning, a customer came into Round Table Pizza to pay for their takeout order and...

Netflix documentary becomes social media hit during virus outbreak

Netflix documentary becomes social media hit during virus outbreak

April 13, 2020

One of the top ten shows currently trending on Netflix is known as “Tiger King” and the short series di...

Thank You, Sports

Thank You, Sports

April 6, 2020

Sports leagues across the country have shut down for an indefinite amount of time amid the coronavirus, u...

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