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One year later: What Proposition 30 is funding

Zach Hannigan and Stephan Starnes

November 4, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

With the passage of Proposition 30 in the 2012 November elections, California saw an increase in sales tax of a quarter of a cent and an increase in income tax on those earning more than $250,000 annually for the next seven years Some of that extra funding from the added tax was slated to go to California community colleges to “p...

Left unsaid: Rising need for mental health services on college campuses

Left unsaid: Rising need for mental health services on college campuses

November 3, 2013

Editors Note: This is part one of a three part series on mental health in community colleges. If yo...

Students learn failure can be positive

Students learn failure can be positive

Brusly Voong, Staff Writer

November 3, 2013

Filed under Campus Life, Features

The Orchard room at Cosumnes River College on Oct. 25 was alive and well as a full crowd was on hand ...

Grandpa behaves badly in newest ‘Jackass’ movie

Grandpa behaves badly in newest ‘Jackass’ movie

November 2, 2013

Johnny Knoxville, the creators of the MTV franchise “Jackass” along with Paramount Pictures are back at ...

A brand new four-year journey?

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

October 31, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

Community colleges have long been the first step for many students into a world of higher education as they complete the first two years of higher education before moving onto the four-year universities, but what if a student never had to leave their community college to earn a higher degree? California Community Colleges Chancellor...

Doctor and author educates campus on the benefits of a starch filled diet

Doctor and author educates campus on the benefits of a starch filled diet

October 31, 2013

Dr. John McDougall, author of the book “The Starch Solution,” spoke to a packed room about how pe...

Hawks defeat rival Sacramento City in conference showdown

Hawks defeat rival Sacramento City in conference showdown

Emanuel Espinoza, Staff Writer

October 29, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The women's soccer team squared off against conference rival Sacramento City College Panthers on Oct. 25. ...

The Online Classroom

Josh Slowiczek and Amari Gaffney

October 5, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

Cosumnes River College has seen an increase in the presence and availability of online and Desire2Learn supported courses, a technologically-based style of teaching known as distance education. This growing trend of distance education at CRC was addressed in the Substantive Change Proposal, a report presented to the Los Rios Boa...

Assembly bill reaches governor’s desk

Brusly Voong, Staff Writer

October 5, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

Students at six California community colleges will have the opportunity to accelerate their educational goals with greater access to high-demand classes if Assembly Bill 955 passes. The bill was proposed by Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, on Feb. 22, and creates a pilot program between the six colleges. Students at...

Lone goal seals Santa Rosa’s win over the Hawks

Lone goal seals Santa Rosa’s win over the Hawks

Emily Collins, Staff Writer

September 29, 2013

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The conference opener is an important game, no matter which sport you are playing. The Cosumnes River C...

September 25, 2013

Spending four years, or more, to pursue a degree while racking up debt is nothing surprising when it...

CRC places second in tournament at home

CRC places second in tournament at home

September 20, 2013

In Cosumnes River College’s mini tournament against College of the Siskiyous and De Anza College on F...

Elk Grove Center open for business

Elk Grove Center open for business

September 19, 2013

The bright sun and strong wind that blew foreshadowed new opportunities as Cosumnes River College’s ...

What’s the P(Rx)oblem?

What’s the P(Rx)oblem?

May 29, 2013

Throughout the course of the semester, many college students across the state of California are faced wi...

Editorial: Outsourcing education is not the cure for waitlisted class woes

Editorial Staff, [email protected]

May 23, 2013

Filed under Editorials

A bill recently introduced to the California Senate may make it easier for college students to receive general education credits for online classes, but it also threatens the quality of education for GE requirements. If passed, California Senate Bill 520, introduced by State Senator Darrell Steinberg in February, will force the h...

Former student continues education from behind bars

Former student continues education from behind bars

May 17, 2013

Behind the barricades of concrete and barbed wire circling the Rio Cosumnes Correctional Facility on ...

Foundation recognizes students by awarding scholarships

Foundation recognizes students by awarding scholarships

May 17, 2013

The Cosumnes River College Foundation held the annual Scholarship and Awards Reception in the CRC cafe...

CRC professor promotes a dynamic learning environment

Oswaldo Guzman, [email protected]

May 17, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

On Wednesdays, Cosumnes River College English professor Heather Hutcheson and a few students from her class meet at a local Home Depot in order to help undocumented workers learn English. In return, the workers teach Hutcheson and her students Spanish. The class time is divided into 30 minutes per language. “When I was ...

Food trucks descend upon Elk Grove monthly for a unique dining experience

Food trucks descend upon Elk Grove monthly for a unique dining experience

May 12, 2013

Anyone who happened to be walking around the Old Elk Grove area on May 1. probably would have seen th...

Softball team remains positive despite missing playoffs

Softball team remains positive despite missing playoffs

May 12, 2013

“To be able to keep players after you have a bad season tells you that they still had a good experience...

Henna, metalworks and prayer rugs spotlight Islamic Art at campus exhibit

Henna, metalworks and prayer rugs spotlight Islamic Art at campus exhibit

May 12, 2013

Students and staff of all faiths trickled in and out of the Orchard room to admire modern and decades-...

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