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Netflix show offers glimpse into prison life for women

October 18, 2013

Netflix won its first Emmy on Sept. 22 with its highly-acclaimed series “House of Cards,” but another ...

Miss America pageant sparks ignorance

Miss America pageant sparks ignorance

Amari Gaffney, Staff Writer

October 18, 2013

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

The terrorist attacks on 9/11 were a horrific time in our nations history so what do they have to do...

Student choice and graduates’ income is focus of website

Student choice and graduates’ income is focus of website

Rachel Norris and LaChandra Marzetta

October 16, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

When choosing a career path, it’s not always possible for students to predict the possible earned salar...

California minimum wage on the rise in 2014

California minimum wage on the rise in 2014

October 6, 2013

Democratic efforts to raise the minimum wage in California for the first time in five years, succeeded...

OneBook lecture tackles issue of food and culture in the United States

OneBook lecture tackles issue of food and culture in the United States

October 5, 2013

Students eager to learn about the increasingly high levels of body dissatisfaction both in America a...

New garage opens on campus

Bobby Bishop, Staff Writer

October 5, 2013

Filed under News

Students and faculty were provided with expanded parking choices this summer when the new parking structure was completed. This $32.5 million five-level parking garage,funded by Regional Transit as part of the Blue Line light rail extension to Cosumnes River College, has more than 2,000 parking spaces as well as an electric...

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...

September 25, 2013

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

Welcome to the Winn Center

Welcome to the Winn Center

September 25, 2013

This semester, students taking classes in photography, pharmacy technology, construction and architecture,...

OneBook event aims to promote healthy eating and thriftiness

Will Grubb, Staff Writer

September 23, 2013

Filed under News

Students and faculty will gather in the Orchard Room, in the cafeteria, on Sept. 27 in order to gain insight into not only how affordable eating healthy can be, but the costs of eating an unhealthy diet. The hands-on workshop, titled “Eat This, Not That: Getting Your Daily Superfoods,” will be presented by nutrition pro...

‘Percy Jackson,’ the one quest wonder

‘Percy Jackson,’ the one quest wonder

September 19, 2013

Being a demigod and the son of Poseidon isn't exactly all it's cracked up to be. "With great power comes ...

Bookstore and Foundation to raffle off textbook scholarships for students

Emily Collins, Staff Writer

August 30, 2013

Filed under Briefs, News

Most students could use a helping hand when it comes to covering the cost of textbooks and supplies and 25 students will get that opportunity on Wednesday. The Cosumnes River College Foundation and the Hawks Nest bookstore will be awarding textbook scholarships in the form of a gift card to the bookstore worth $300 each. T...

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