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House of Wax: The Rising Marijuana Phenomenon

House of Wax: The Rising Marijuana Phenomenon

Nick Valenzuela, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013

One of the most prevalent and persistent controversies the United States has seen over the years is the...

Workshop informs students about getting LinkedIn to a career

Workshop informs students about getting LinkedIn to a career

November 14, 2013

On Nov. 5, an informational workshop event on Networking and LinkedIn took place in SCI-215 at Cosumnes...

Black Friday: To wait in line or not is the question many ask

Black Friday: To wait in line or not is the question many ask

November 12, 2013

Many people spend the day after Thanksgiving with local retailers searching for great deals and waiting...

Ties between the economy, agriculture and food are center of OneBook lecture

Rachel Norris, Staff Writer

November 11, 2013

Students were all ears as the OneBook lecture on the correlation between the economy and environment was delivered in Cosumnes River College’s Recital Hall on Nov. 7. Hosted by CRC economics professor Dr. Edwin E. Fagin, the lecture, titled “Agriculture, the Environment, and Us,” informed students of the issues associ...

Black Friday sales move closer to black Thursday

Black Friday sales move closer to black Thursday

November 11, 2013

Now that Halloween is over and November has arrived, consumers are less than a month away from the biggest...

Michelle Barkley, head nurse at CRC, educates students on multiple options available through the Disabled Support Programs and Services and Student Health Services  at the Disability Resources Fair on Oct. 29.

Campus fair brings spotlight to student support resources

November 9, 2013

As the weather is changing and the leaves are falling in October, attention falls squarely upon breast...

Sophomore outside hitter Gabrielle Hinz dives and saves a ball from hitting the floor on Nov. 6.

Volleyball team continues to struggle, loses to Diablo Valley

November 9, 2013

Coming off a nine game losing streak, the volleyball team looked to capture their first conference win....

A well-prepared meal of pork chops, broccoli, and mashed potatoes that any college student can manage 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...

Danny Trejo (Machete), left, and Demian Bichir (Mendez) attempt to get back into the United States in

Now that ‘Machete Kills,’ viewers are left wanting more

November 9, 2013

Robert Rodriguez gave us another entry to his “Machete” series and while it’s a fun movie, does ...

Army oversteps boundaries banning visible tattoos

Army oversteps boundaries banning visible tattoos

November 6, 2013

When someone decides to fight for their country and possibly lose their life, they now have to think...

Breakout writer’s debut channels J.K. Rowling

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

November 5, 2013

When it comes to many of the big novels or series that people are familiar with, from the stone halls of Hogwarts in “Harry Potter” or even the vast works of Stephen King, the one thing they have in common is imagery. A story is nothing but an interconnected set of words when you break it down. Those words can be entertaini...

One year later: What Proposition 30 is funding

Zach Hannigan and Stephan Starnes

November 4, 2013

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...

Minimum wage rises for spoiled Californians

Minimum wage rises for spoiled Californians

November 4, 2013

After Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 10 on Sept. 23, which will raise the minimum wage in California...

Editorial: College campuses have no room for harassment

Editorial Staff

November 3, 2013

A young college freshman attending Rutgers University in New Jersey walked across the George Washington Bridge and jumped to his death into the Hudson River on Sept. 22, 2010. Three nights before, Tyler Clementi’s roommate, Dharun Ravi, remotely accessed his laptop and broadcasted a brief webcam feed of Clementi and a male ...

Heads will roll with Facebook’s new gruesome censorship policy

Heads will roll with Facebook's new gruesome censorship policy

Brusly Voong, Staff Writer

November 3, 2013

Facebook recently uplifted its ban on any graphic content that depicts violence posted on Facebook. T...

Worldwide equality for all

Worldwide equality for all

Emanuel Espinoza, Staff Writer

November 3, 2013

In different parts of the world, women are still fighting for equal rights with men. When it comes to ...

Kabob and Gyro Grill, located on Laguna Blvd, serves a lamb platter consisting of thinly marinated slices of lamb over basmati rice, and served with a side of salad, hummus, tzatziki (cucumber sauce) and a hot piece of pita bread on Oct 24.

Restaurant serves up great meals for fair price

November 3, 2013

Looking for great and inexpensive Middle Eastern food with an American flair? Then Kabob and Gyro Gri...

A brand new four-year journey?

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

October 31, 2013

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...

Hawks defeat rival Sacramento City in conference showdown

Freshman midfielder Kylie Forbes heads a ball in Cosumnes River College's game against Sacramento City College on Oct. 25.

Emanuel Espinoza, Staff Writer

October 29, 2013

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

3-D space thriller 'Gravity' takes audience to new heights

3-D space thriller ‘Gravity’ takes audience to new heights

October 18, 2013

If you’ve ever considered being an astronaut or space buccaneer, “Gravity” might just be your kind...

Kohl's on Calvine road is one of the local retailers that is looking for seasonal employees.

Seasonal hiring offers employment opportunities

October 18, 2013

Whether you are looking to make a quick buck or looking for a stepping stone into full-time work, now is...

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