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The Color Wild: A look into a Sacramento synth pop band

The Color Wild: A look into a Sacramento synth pop band

December 4, 2016

For an up and coming band, practice is extremely important, and watching local band The Color Wild not w...

STEM provides women equal opportunities

Abigail Babineau, Staff

December 3, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Most Recent, Profiles

Women interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics degrees sometimes feel as if they are outnumbered by the population of men dominating the field. STEM is a program at Cosumnes River College for students in majors revolving around STEM. Sarah Jones, 20-year-old engineering major, thinks that women sometime...

Panel allows students to connect with RTVF alumni

Kaelyn Blizzard, Staff

November 22, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus Life, Features, Most Recent

With so much going on in a college student’s life, it may seem difficult to think about what type of career they would want once they get their degree, and for those seeking employment in radio, television and film, this is just as challenging. The RTVF department held a panel discussion on Nov. 14 in L-111 Forum, moderat...

‘All Nations Day’ celebrates Native American culture

Jasmine Jernigan, Guest Writer

November 22, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus Life, Features, Most Recent

On Nov. 6, Cosumnes River College celebrated All Nations Day in the campus quad. The event started with an opening prayer led by a Maori dancer from New Zealand. The weather was nice and warm as people gathered around the quad to watch the Maori dancers, and dancers from other tribes. Maori Dancer Nico Ihimaera Rooseboo...

New adaptation of cult classic film disappoints

Ashley Navarro, Editor

November 6, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Most Recent, Reviews

Imagine a world assembled by a medley of brightly colored mohawks, new wave punk and an unnecessary amount of tongue action. That world would be what Fox created with their sad attempt of an adaption of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” is most notably known in the form of a 1975 fea...

FAFSA applications open three months earlier

Jared Lee, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, National, News, Top Stories

This year, the opening submission date for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, also known as the FAFSA, has been shifted from January to October. This new, earlier submission date is a permanent change. Students will now be able to submit their FAFSA in the future as early as Oct. 1 each year, according to the Federal...

Theatre production explores race relationships

Theatre production explores race relationships

Andrew Flores, Staff

October 19, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

With the lack of diversity portrayed in mainstream theater, the Cosumnes River College Theatre Departmen...

Mural celebrates Latinx community

Mural celebrates Latinx community

October 19, 2016

The Latinx community held an event in the campus quad at 11 a.m., where artist Raul Mejia sketched out ...

Tiny house competition sees huge turnout

Rachel Norris, Staff

October 17, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Features

In the midst of all the tininess, a rather great event took place in parking lot E of Cosumnes River College on Oct. 15. Students from multiple universities and residents from all over the state of California visited the campus to view the energy-efficient tiny homes, built over a span of two years by the architecture stude...

Established pop-punk band lacks originality in new album

Ashley Navarro, Editor

October 10, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Reviews

Lead singer Laura Jane Grace, of pop-punk band Against Me!, belts words of heartbreak and longing in the band’s seventh full length album, “Shape Shift With Me.”   It was only a few years ago when Grace came out to the public as transgender and started the process of gender change. The previous album the band released, ...

Food pantry provides students with food security

Food pantry provides students with food security

October 5, 2016

  “The Hawk Spot” food pantry officially opened to the Cosumnes River College community on Aug....

Fox’s ‘American Horror Story’ season six premieres after long anticipated arrival

Fox’s ‘American Horror Story’ season six premieres after long anticipated arrival

September 14, 2016

After months of teaser trailers, vague comments and painstaking attempts to uncover the truth about Fox...

Netflix original hits the soft spot for ’80s culture fanatics

Netflix original hits the soft spot for ’80s culture fanatics

September 2, 2016

Within days of the initial release, Netflix original “Stranger Things” became an instant favorite amon...

Art exhibit influences a positive image on African American community

Art exhibit influences a positive image on African American community

August 28, 2016

Cosumnes River College’s summer art exhibit, “The Black Effect: Race and Social Justice” which fea...

Beyoncé empowers fans with new visual album

Beyoncé empowers fans with new visual album

May 9, 2016

From political issues to personal life matters, Beyonce’s new album hit titled “Lemonade” incor...

‘Arms and the Man’ tells story of love during war

Kayleen Carter, Staff

May 9, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus Life, Features, Reviews, Top Stories

Funny, touching and comedic, the theatre department of Cosumnes River College has done a splendid job of performing their latest play “Arms and the Man.” Although the title could mislead one to believe that the play would literally center around a man and his appendages, in reality the plot was in stark contrast. ...

Nutrition and horticulture department team up to make sustainable program

Courtney Fong, Staff

May 9, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Profiles, Top Stories

Cosumnes River College students will get the chance to do hands-on work in a live lab when a new nutrition certification program opens in fall 2017. Plant-based Nutrition and Sustainable Agriculture is a rare certification program because of how broad it is. Students will grow and prepare their own crops for consumpt...

We need to open up about mental health issues

Editorial Staff

May 5, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

For college students, stresses come easy because good grades don’t always. An inability to sort through these stressful feelings can manifest into symptoms of depression, or worse. Even something as simple as venting to a friend can go a long way in relieving tension. But as with fight club, the first rule of mental health ...

Doctors are the only safe providers of birth control

Oksana Barrios, Staff

May 5, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Access to birth control may now be as easy as taking a trip to the pharmacy, skipping a doctor altogether. But obvious benefits are outweighing the unclear costs. California State legislature originally passed the law SB 491, allowing females of all ages to pick up hormonal contraceptives from local pharmacies without having t...

How we reacted to Prince’s death says a lot about how we think

EJ Aguayo, Editor

April 23, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Post Malone said it best: “You gon’ love me when I’m gone.” Early Thursday morning, the world lost an iconic artist. Singer Prince was found dead in his Minneapolis home due to unknown causes, according to CNN. We saw Prince as a musical innovator, a no-holds-barred trendsetter and visionary. Also, his music sold...

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