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Split Decision: Will a higher minimum wage do more harm than good?

EJ Aguayo and Ashley Navarro

February 26, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Split Decisions

Pro: EJ Aguayo For many first-timers out in the job market, especially young adults, starting at minimum wage may not seem so bad. The plan is to move up a position or two, savor even the smallest pay raise and to eventually pursue better employment opportunities as that low wage was only supposed to be temporary, jus...

Oscar nominees lack diversity but not talent

Kayleen Carter, Staff

February 17, 2016

Filed under Current Affairs, Most Recent, Opinion

The 20 actors nominated this year for an Oscar award are white, which has brought into question the diversity of the awards. About 94 percent out of the nearly 6,000 members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, those who determine the winners through votes, are primarily white, according to an article from The E...

Editorial: Students should be aware of online footprint

Editorial Staff

February 17, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Most Recent, Opinion

Most social media regulars post freely, even when content isn’t necessarily appropriate, and often feeling guarded by a private profile. The term privacy should be used loosely in regards to social media. Social media and its many platforms have changed so much in the last decade. We’re constantly tapped into our ...

‘Revenant’ photographer shares career tips with students

Erica Trujillo, Staff

February 17, 2016

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

“The Revenant” still photographer Skyped with the Cosumnes River College photography department on Feb. 3. Kimberley French is a well-known and respected still photographer in the film industry. She has worked on countless films such as “Brokeback Mountain,” “Red Riding Hood” and “The Twilight Saga: New Moon....

Bias-free program gets highlighted at first Safe Spaces Day

Courtney Fong, Staff

February 17, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Most Recent

The Cosumnes River College community observed its first Safe Spaces Day on Feb. 3. The event raised awareness about the campus-wide effort to create a safe and bias-free environment. The Social Responsibility Committee organized the event with support from student and faculty volunteers who handed out flyers and encouraged...

‘The Boy’ lacks in talent but excels in suspense

‘The Boy’ lacks in talent but excels in suspense

Quincie Pruitt, Staff

February 17, 2016

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

While it’s debatable whether “The Boy” is an Oscar winning film, it’s fair to say that it is ...

Los Rios Police arrest student for Snapchat threat

EJ Aguayo, Editor

February 1, 2016

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

Los Rios Police arrested a Cosumnes River College student for a criminal threat after receiving a tip that the student had sent a threatening message through Snapchat, according to a notification email from campus President Edward Bush. At approximately midnight Sunday, 19-year-old Christopher Salazar Munoz, a second-semes...

Online classes may not be for everyone, study says

Nicole Goodie, staff

October 29, 2015

Filed under Campus, Issues, News

The ability to login to your classroom can be convenient for a wide range of students. Although, a study published by the University of California Davis shows that some students are not prepared for an online classroom. The study found that community college students are less likely to pass the online version of a course. The s...

Annual Club Activities Fair gives students a chance to get more involved

Cole McCarthy, staff

October 29, 2015

Filed under Campus, Campus Life, Clubs, News, Slideshow

The Club Activities Fair was held on Oct. 14 and 15 from 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Each club was allowed to set up tables and speak with passing students.   Each club set up their tables differently but 22-year-old computer science major Sirazle Ali said the Diversity Student Association were mainly trying to recruit member...

Transfer Day shows students diversity of college options

Transfer Day shows students diversity of college options

October 14, 2015

The campus hosted its annual Transfer Day event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Fountain Quad area for s...

Men’s soccer drops close game to Taft College

Sean Pastrana, Staff

October 14, 2015

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

The men’s soccer team played Taft College on Friday, but were defeated 1-0. The entire game was fast-paced and physical. During the first half, both the Hawks’ and Cougars’ defenses were at a stalemate. “It was a strong first half and we had our chances,” said Hawks’ defender Jose Torres. “The second half, ...

Jazz performance features new take on the classics

Jazz performance features new take on the classics

October 7, 2015

Students, faculty and community members gathered in the Recital Hall to hear the music department’...

Nutrition professor writes plant-based cookbook

Nutrition professor writes plant-based cookbook

Matt Johnson, Staff

October 7, 2015

Filed under Features, Food, Most Recent, Profiles, Top Stories

One of the most difficult things to do as a college student is find the time to sit down and eat a nutr...

Film production course incorporates hands-on learning

Sean Pastrana, Staff

October 6, 2015

Filed under Features, Profiles, Top Stories

The radio, television and film production program that is offered on campus gives students the ability to hone their craft and work towards a dynamic career in the media industry. The RTVF 350 class, also known as Intermediate Film and Digital Cinema Production, provides students with the opportunity to produce, direct and work wit...

CRC welcomes new wave of faculty

CRC welcomes new wave of faculty

October 6, 2015

The 15 new faculty members who have been hired on campus this fall each bring a unique background and d...

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...

Stumbling along can benefit students

Emily Lotz, Staff

September 23, 2015

Filed under Opinion

There is a lost art that goes unnoticed in the world of education and learning. It’s a beautiful skill, which most take for granted or don’t even get to experience; it is the practice of accidental stumbling. This is a term used for taking classes that seem fun, rather than the ones that are required, and ending up finding...

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...

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 ...

New President expresses his commitment to CRC

New President expresses his commitment to CRC

September 18, 2015

Cosumnes River College welcomed Dr. Edward Bush as college president on July 1. During a speech t...

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