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Paw-fect stress relief

Michaela Graves, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019

Warm balls of fluff were sprawled out on the quad, offering support to students who were swimming under the wave of stress on April 3. Therapy dogs from different breeds, including Golden Retrievers and Saint Bernards, came with their owners to help relieve stress from students and staff during midterms and the approaching fin...

Dream Center provides resources for undocumented community

Marysol Olvera, Staff Writer

October 21, 2018

The Dream Center hosted its first ever resource event for undocumented students on campus. The event was on Oct. 11 in the WINN Center and featured booths for different organizations from across the community. “This is the first of many more,” said Oscar Plascencia Mendoza, head event coordinator. “It will take u...

Winter clothes and supply drives bring donations to those in need

Victoria Blanco, Staff

November 29, 2017

The nonprofit organization Women Escape A Violent Environment and the Enriched Scholars Program have set up donation drives at Cosumnes River College for the holiday season which will benefit women, men and children affected by violence and foster youth students by providing them with toys and clothing. WEAVE gives an opp...

Political science students volunteer with non-profit organization to provide free legal clinics to those in need

Lola Chase, Staff

November 20, 2017

Several students in the political science department volunteered with a program that assists immigrants in obtaining official legal status in the United States called The Justice Bus. These students primarily act as Spanish-to-English translators for the attorneys and law students working on these pro-bono cases (meaning at...

The Native American Heritage Resource and Education fair showcases culture through ethnic performances

The Native American Heritage Resource and Education fair showcases culture through ethnic performances

November 20, 2017

The Resource Education Fair was the second event held during the annual Native American Heritage Week o...

Ethics symposium to bring discussion on the ethics of freedom of speech to CRC

Elizabeth Rodriguez, Staff

November 20, 2017

The 12th annual Ethics Symposium will be held on Nov. 20 and 21, where students and professors will discuss possible limitations on freedom of speech on college campuses and the ethics of stating your opinion. An annual collaboration between Cosumnes River College and Sacramento State University, the symposium promotes a diff...

Speaker addresses unique aspects of domestic abuse within LGBTQ community

Elizabeth Rodriguez, Staff

October 30, 2017

A representative from Women Escaping A Violent Environment, Inc. provided basic knowledge of LGBTQ+ identities, addressed differences between sexual orientation, gender identity and a variety of other stereotypes that have been said about the community on Oct. 24. Nic Caballero, a registered social worker as well as a bilingual...

Students share insight, suggestions at Campus Conversation

Victoria Blanco, Staff

October 26, 2017

Campus Conversation is a series where students and employees engage in open discussion about issues pertaining to Cosumnes River College on Oct. 18. The Student Conversation took place at the Recital Hall, said the event’s coordinator, Communication Studies Professor Georgine Hodgkinson. Hodgkinson introduced the host,...

Wellness fair caters to Latin community with a focus on local health resources

John Cabales, Staff

October 25, 2017

The Latin X Wellness Fair was held on Oct. 14 for the Latino community surrounding CRC to help educate them about health resources. The fair was put together by the Mes de Latin X committee and the Puente Club to help educate the community about resources that are available to them. “It’s for the whole community, but ...

Meditation room makes headway

Meditation room makes headway

October 23, 2017

The meditation room has been an ongoing initiative for 10 years to create a safe space on campus for pray...

Campus responds to reports and earns full accreditation

Naomi Nater, Staff

October 23, 2017

Cosumnes River College is once again accredited and faculty say they are elated. The process towards accreditation was filled with completing midterm reports, and revising a couple systems the school had in place for CRC. Accreditation is an ongoing process that helps students receive credit for the classes they take, which in...

Students encouraged to take advantage of disability services on campus

Students encouraged to take advantage of disability services on campus

October 12, 2017

The Disability Support Programs and Services here at Cosumnes River College are here to assist students wit...

Tracing illegal money fights crime, speaker says during Forensic Banking event

Shannon Rusche, News Editor

September 27, 2017

The Department of Political Science and Global Studies hosted guest speaker Sonia Desai on Sept. 13, who spoke about forensic banking, or how banks follow the money trails of criminal activity. Desai, the Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering officer, and vice president of Charles Schwab Bank, said she chose to participa...

No shame in a cultural name

No shame in a cultural name

April 18, 2017

As part of  of Asian-Pacific American Heritage week, held earlier this month, English as a Second Lang...

Students share their appreciation of campus resources

Steven Bryla, Staff

April 5, 2017

Cosumnes River College offers a wide variety of clubs and events going on its campus. Student opinions on the different opportunities that the campus is able to offer compares to what the student body looks for in attending the right college environment for them. For example, the campaign for the student election began ...

Campus crimes are a reminder to be cautious

Missy Amaya and Justin Cordero

March 21, 2017

As emailed bulletins about crimes committed at Cosumnes River College circulate, students have begun to realize that they should be more cautious when alone on campus. Many college students, especially freshmen, like to believe that the campus is a completely safe place where nothing bad can happen to them. Most of them are shoc...

Campus to submit accredidation report

Stan Smith, Editor

March 2, 2017

Cosumnes River College will be submitting a report to the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges by March 15. The report will show how the college made improvements recommended by the ACCJC last February. CRC was asked to improve in the expediency of the assessment cycle of student learning outcomes and ac...

Unequal opportunity for black students discussed at Black History Month event

Unequal opportunity for black students discussed at Black History Month event

February 22, 2017

An interactive talk kicked off Black History Month at Cosumnes River College. Raquel Simental, direc...

Safe Spaces program holds event to unify students

Safe Spaces program holds event to unify students

February 9, 2017

Safe Spaces Day was held on Feb. 7 and was an event that raised awareness for the Safe Spaces program at ...

Students question authenticity of holiday

Steven Bryla, Staff

February 9, 2017

As the rain continues to fall on the Cosumnes River College campus, students only have a few more days until it starts raining hearts on Valentine’s Day. Cupid shoots his arrow hoping to bring single people together to enjoy a night of fun with one another or just let couples go out and spoil each other for one night. But ...

Annual celebration gives Black Student Union a platform

Kristi Doan, Staff

February 9, 2017

It’s Black History Month and Black Student Union is hosting a celebration with a progressive purpose. Black History Month is an annual celebration that recognizes achievements of African Americans in United States history. “This month is a time where we can bring awareness to events in history everyone could get more educa...

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