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University study highlights prevalence of rape culture

University study highlights prevalence of rape culture

Kaley Andrews, Staff Writer

March 31, 2014

A study of college-age students found that 35 percent of college men anonymously admitted that under...

Student government looks to social media, elections for student awareness

Emiliano Martin, Staff Writer

March 22, 2014

As the time for mid-term elections throughout the nation nears, closer to home elections of a different sort are about to occur. The Associated Students of Cosumnes River College Student Senate elections are in April, and the current student senate is hoping to increase student participation. “The student senate serves as the ...

All pain and little gain comes with fashion choice

Jelina Cortero, Staff Writer

March 22, 2014

Women are constantly trying to find new ways to gain an image boost in choosing outfits, especially when it comes to fitting better into their favorite clothes. However, new studies have doctors warning women about the dangers of wearing shapewear, such as corsets and spanx, under their clothes on a daily basis. The same st...

Drinking games pour their way into the 21st century

Heather Kemp, Staff Writer

March 19, 2014

Drinking games have always been popular with the college crowd, and in 2014 it only makes sense that they have found their way onto social media. Neknominate is a social media based drinking competition with a simple basis; you guzzle down your favorite alcoholic beverage and post a video of it on a website like Facebook, T...

Does size matter?

Does size matter?

February 28, 2014

She Said It’s no secret that women like big things. Big diamonds, big heels, big bank accounts, and...

 For season two, Netflix builds an even bigger 'House of Cards'

For season two, Netflix builds an even bigger ‘House of Cards’

February 25, 2014

With the tagline “hunt or be hunted” followed by a sinister sounding “welcome back” spoken by...

Poetic performer Anna Marie Sprowl shows her feelings through her gestures as she reads some of her poetry to Cosumnes River College students and faculty at the Black History Month Poetic Voices event. Sprowl was one of three performers to come share her works with students and faculty on Feb. 19.

Black History Month celebration continues through poetry

February 23, 2014

Cosumnes River College’s series of events celebrating Black History Month continued with “Poetic Vo...

Cosumnes River College police officers breach the Community Activity Center in order to take down the active shooter during a training session in May 2010.

In the wake of recent school shootings, campus stands prepared

February 21, 2014

The year was 1999 when two teens decided that they were going to take center stage. That stage was Columbine...

Digital currency isn't coming, it's already here

Digital currency isn’t coming, it’s already here

February 20, 2014

Bitcoin, an innovative, electronic form of currency, is a viable form of money ready to be used with...

Innocent until proven guilty isn’t just for Woody Allen

Kaley Andrews, Staff Writer

February 19, 2014

In the 1990s, movie director and comedian Woody Allen faced allegations of molestation of an adopted daughter, allegations that were subsequently dropped both in court and, it seems from the public eye, until recently. Dylan Farrow released an open letter that detailed the abuse she suffered at Allen’s hands. It is a disturbing read, and news outlets have already snatched the bait and run with st...

Is flirting through technology cheating?

Is flirting through technology cheating?

February 13, 2014

She Said: Social media has become a very big part of the lives of Americans. For a lot of us, almost ev...

Attorney and civil rights activist headlines beginning of campus Black History Month

Kayla Gangl, Staff Writer

February 12, 2014

Black History Month at Cosumnes River College officially began as students and faculty filled up the Recital Hall to participate in the opening ceremonies on Feb. 10. The event featured a speech by attorney and civil rights activist, Robert L. Harris, who discussed what Black History Month means to him as an African-American...

Cheap Eats: Best burgers for your buck

Cheap Eats: Best burgers for your buck

February 12, 2014

Craving a burger that will tame your taste buds, but stuck with a budget that leaves you craving more?...

LYFT's vehicles are marked by their distinctive pink mustaches on the hood.  LYFT offers the ability to call for rides through an app as well as the ability for students and others to become employed as drivers.

Ride sharing companies come to Sacramento to give customers a lift

February 12, 2014

The days of having to stand on a sidewalk to hail a cab are over, as application based ride sharing companies...

Philosophy Professor Richard Schubert speaks to an audience at the OneBook event,

Professor ties themes of OneBook to college students and their lifestyles

February 8, 2014

The Cosumnes River College Recital Hall was filled with students and faculty for philosophy Professor Ri...

Putting the sex in education

Putting the sex in education

February 7, 2014

Cosumnes River College prides itself on trying to provide students the best overall education among Califo...

Flu season proves to be deadlier than previous years

Emiliano Martin, Staff Writer

February 6, 2014

*Story updated 2/11/2014 to reflect increased amount of flu related deaths*   Sacramento County flu deaths have risen to 24 victims and flu season has only just peaked, according to a press release from the Sacramento Department of Health and Human Services on Feb. 5. This year's viruses have hit an unlikely group compared to pre...

Local college smoking bans bring questions about campus policy

Smokers are allowed to light up in designated areas around the Cosumnes River College campus. However, recent smoking bans at other local colleges have some asking the question if the current policy should change.

Stacey Marie Harris and Damon Hickman

February 5, 2014

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

Sophomore center fielder Cody Morris hits the ball deep into center field, bouncing off the back wall, early in the second inning against the Shasta Knights on Feb. 1.

Baseball team opens season with shut out against Lassen

February 4, 2014

The Cosumnes River Hawks came into the first game of the 2014 season, against the Shasta Knights, pre...

Speaker channels the era of Dr. King to bring a message of success to students

Stacey Marie Harris, Staff Writer

January 30, 2014

"You have to find your own luck," said Scott Syphax, president and chief executive officer of the Nehemiah Companies of Sacramento, Calif., and keynote speaker for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration and Build Bridges to Success event held on Jan. 24, at Cosumnes River College. The event began with a short video, pro...

New phase of ongoing construction necessitates bus route changes

New phase of ongoing construction necessitates bus route changes

January 21, 2014

As part of the ongoing construction to expand the Regional Transit Blue Line Light Rail train to Cosumnes...

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