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Diversity training becomes requirement for LRCCD employees

Kayleen Carter, Staff

October 27, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Last semester Los Rios Community College District employees began participation in diversity training so that the district’s hiring panel is able to ensure that they employ people without bias. Starting this fall the diversity training became a requirement, Cosumnes River College’s Dean of College Planning & Research Kat...

NFL’s uniform policy shows hypocrisy of its breast cancer awareness month campaign

Matt Johnson, Editor

October 26, 2015

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

In the midst of the NFL’s “Breast Cancer Awareness Month” campaign, the true hypocrisy of the league’s policies and their selective enforcement was shown. No example shines brighter than the NFL cracking down and disciplining athletes for uniform violations. Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams and defen...

Studying in Italy made possible by study abroad program

Quincie Pruitt, Staff

October 25, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Top Stories

Imagine sitting outside of an Italian pastry shop while doing your English assignment surrounded by the beautiful scenery of Italy. This can become a reality for community college students wanting to study abroad. The American Institute for Foreign Studies is a study abroad program where students in the Northern California re...

‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’ shows people’s reliance on technology in a comedic way

‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’ shows people’s reliance on technology in a comedic way

October 21, 2015

The theatre department presented the first showing of their fall production “Dead Man’s Cell Phone” o...

Governor’s budget act will increase community college funds

Kalaisha Totty, Staff

October 14, 2015

Filed under Issues, News, Top Stories

Every year, California’s governor proposes a budget that allocates state funds in various directions. This year’s budget proposal included an increase in allocated monies to California community colleges and Gov. Jerry Brown signed the budget into effect on June 25. The budget has grouped K-12 with community colleges in the categ...

Gov. Brown passes “Yes Means Yes” bill for affirmative consent

Coy Granderson, Staff

October 14, 2015

Filed under Issues, News, Top Stories

With a stroke of a pen, Gov. Jerry Brown added the “Yes Means Yes” bill to his list of major changes for the state. The bill requires an “affirmative consent” amidst any sexual context. Senate Bill 967 (de León) mandates that intimate language is standardized in policies used to decide if the accused had committe...

Women’s soccer remains positive after physical loss to Delta

Tyler Santana, Editor

October 13, 2015

Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Women's Soccer

The women’s soccer team lost to San Joaquin Delta College on Friday at Gardemeyer Field in Stockton. Delta holds the number one spot in the Big 8 Conference, so this proved to be a challenging game for the Cosumnes River Hawks who lost the game 3-0. Delta started with the ball first and quickly made it downfield to get a shot on go...

Volleyball team ends tournament on a high note

Volleyball team ends tournament on a high note

September 25, 2015

The women’s volleyball team played against Columbia college, College of the Redwoods, and Cañada College...

Men’s soccer falls short against San Francisco

Kalaisha Totty, Staff

September 21, 2015

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The Cosumnes River College men’s soccer team lost 3-1 to the City College of San Francisco on Sept. 13. After starting off the season with 3 losses and 2 ties, the Hawks continued to put up a fight in hopes of winning the first game of the season at the last day of the Nor-Cal Community College Showcase. “We have ...

Men’s soccer team falls short in home opener

Kalaisha Totty, Staff

September 9, 2015

Filed under Men's Soccer, Most Recent, Sports

The Cosumnes River College men’s soccer team lost to Lassen Community College on Aug. 31. After tying in a game against William Jessup University on Aug. 27, the Hawks lost to Lassen 0-2. “We didn’t play to our strengths in the first half,” said Ron Preble, the team’s head coach. “We just came up short. We...

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