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California community college students gather through adversity and march for education on Sacramento capitol

California community college students gather through adversity and march for education on Sacramento capitol

March 2, 2015

As students and faculty from community colleges all over California gathered for the annual March in...

President Obama’s free community college tuition proposal welcomed by students

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

February 7, 2015

Filed under Campus, Most Recent, News

Before 1984, the cost of attending community college in California was completely free.  With President Barack Obama’s recent proposal, two years of community college could become free once again in California, as well as the rest of the nation. Obama unveiled the plan at Pellissippi State College in Knoxville, Tenn. on...

Bachelor’s degrees are not coming to Los Rios District

Bachelor’s degrees are not coming to Los Rios District

Heather Kemp, Staff Writer

October 15, 2014

Filed under Campus, Most Recent, News

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 850 into effect on Sept. 28, allowing community colleges in t...

Editorial: Offering bachelor’s degrees at community colleges is the right decision

Editorial Staff

September 19, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Most Recent, Opinion

Numerous bills that have passed through the Senate and Legislature are waiting on Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk at this moment for his signature and it’s time that one of them, Senate Bill 850, be signed into law. SB 850 is the long debated initiative that allows the California Community Colleges Chancellor to start an eight-year...

Program provides students a faster path through their college years

Emiliano Martin, Staff Writer

April 9, 2014

Filed under Campus, News

For many, the transition into community college can seem overwhelming. In an effort to alleviate this challenge, the Student Success and Support Program has been implemented into junior colleges across California, as of 2014. The SSSP was designed to allow students an easier way to navigate the college process through orientation...

Safe Spaces program offers support to students

Safe Spaces program offers support to students

April 1, 2014

While students roam around the Cosumnes River College campus, they are bound to see the “Safe Space”...

Editorial: College campuses must do more when it comes to sexual assault

Editorial Staff

March 27, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

There is no question that being sexually assaulted will forever traumatize a person for the rest of his or her life. Unfortunately, 84 percent of the women who reported sexual abuse experienced the incident during their first four semesters on a college campus, according to an examination of sexual violence against college women...

Two-year schools provide alternative to high student debt

Two-year schools provide alternative to high student debt

March 16, 2014

At four-year colleges across California, in 2012, 52 percent of students had an average of $20,269 in...

Local college smoking bans bring questions about campus policy

Local college smoking bans bring questions about campus policy

Stacey Marie Harris and Damon Hickman

February 5, 2014

Filed under Campus, Health, Issues, News

Surgeon general warning labels on cigarette packs may not be the only thing students on campus will ...

Board of Governors adopts new policy to amend fee waiver requirements

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

January 14, 2014

Filed under Campus, Community, Issues, News

Since the inception of the Student Success Task Force in January 2011, the California Community Colleges Board of Governors has been focusing on ways to overhaul community colleges. Their newest policy will require California community college students that receive fee waivers, such as the Board of Governors fee waiver, to...

The story of a team that isn’t there

The story of a team that isn’t there

December 12, 2013

HISTORY As 2013 comes to an end, sports fans all across the country will be preparing for the United...

Degrees for transfer expand with newly passed bill

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

December 9, 2013

Filed under Campus, Community, Issues, News

The passage of Senate Bill 1440 in September 2010 sought to streamline the long process of transferring from community college to four-year universities, a process that is set to be further refined by another bill being signed by the governor to strengthen the existing bill. Senate Bill 440, proposed by Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) w...

Editorial: New degrees can benefit community college

Editorial Staff

December 8, 2013

Filed under Editorials

Each year students graduating from universities are faced with massive amounts of debt.  A good majority of their bills are government loans and financial support from family or private loans. Attaining a degree has become one of the most expensive feats in someone’s lifetime. Tuition at California universities alone has skyrocket...

Campus graduation rates on the rise

Campus graduation rates on the rise

Emily Collins, Staff Writer

December 8, 2013

Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

During an era of budget cuts, where many community colleges have seen a decline in student enrollment, ...

Student fee goes back into student body

Student fee goes back into student body

December 5, 2013

Have you ever wondered where your student tuition goes and what it ends up paying for? While the majority...

Hawks’ playoff run ends in stunner versus Foothill

Hawks’ playoff run ends in stunner versus Foothill

December 3, 2013

The Cosumnes River College women’s soccer team squared off against the Foothill College Owls, both...

Coaches look to both high schools and club teams to recruit athletes

Christopher Mcknight, Staff Writer

November 15, 2013

Filed under Off-Campus Sports, Softball, Sports, Volleyball

Behind the scenes of the Cosumnes River College Athletic Department, the game of trying to secure the top prospective athletes is always being played, even when the players are not on the field.  Year round, the CRC coaches are working hard to recruit the best and most talented athletes they can. They are constantly traveling...

Put down the burger and pick up a pan: How-to eat on a budget

Put down the burger and pick up a pan: How-to eat on a budget

November 9, 2013

With tight budgets and hectic schedules, many students substitute fast food or what happens to be served...

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...

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