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Dance students performed at showcase as their final exam

Michaela Graves, Staff Writer

May 19, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus Life, Features

Students from various dance classes showcased their elaborate and creative dance skills at their spring recital on May 11 and 12.   Dance Professor Michelle Green-Clark said she is grateful for the opportunity to offer the courses at the Elk Grove Center and hope the presence of dance will continue to grow. “In additi...

Suspect injures student in physical altercation

Summer Lomendehe, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019

Filed under Briefs, Crime, News

An unidentified suspect injured a male student on the light rail platform on Tuesday at 3:03 p.m. The student, who was approached by the male suspect, got into an argument with the suspect before he was punched in the face and fell to the ground bleeding, according to a Cosumnes River College crime bulletin. “If possib...

Organization plans to address issue of homelessness on campus

Blynn Beltran, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019

Filed under Campus, Community, News

Homes for Hawks is a student-led project that aims to help homeless students on campus. The project was originally founded in the fall of 2018 by Cosumnes River College’s Peer Mentoring Program. “The main objective of this project is to become the housing resource hub to current and future students at CRC,” acc...

Extended testing is needed, students with disabilities say

Michaela Graves, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

Filed under Community, News

Disability Support Programs and Services offers services for students with disabilities. Keith Ellis, the student personal assistant for DSPS, said the program provides reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities. “The eligibility for DSPS is for students to provide a verified disability documentation,” Ellis sa...

Victim shaming plays a role in rape culture on college campuses

Victim shaming plays a role in rape culture on college campuses

April 15, 2019

Because April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, conversations about sexual assault are taking place...

Event tackles model minority stereotype

Event tackles model minority stereotype

April 11, 2019

Asian Pacific American Heritage Week started off with a panel discussion workshop on “The Model- Minor...

‘Unity Day’ gives prominence to idea of community

Tairiq Marshall, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

Filed under Campus Life, Features

Sponsored by Campus Cultural Competence and Equity Committee, the peer mentors on campus facilitated Unity Day on Friday in WIN-150. The event emphasized self-empowerment and community strength. “Unity Day is a campus event designed to enhance cultural identity, unity, tolerance, with a focus on acceptance and self-a...

Student panelists urge audience to see the ‘abilities’ in disabilities

Lilianna Ordaz, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

Filed under Campus, Community, News

The Delta Alpha Pi Honor Society held a student panel on April 3 about seeing the ability in every disability. The event was held in the WINN Center and was lead by five students from DAPHS. The honor society club is for high-achieving college students who have disabilities to come together to support one another. Stu...

New major will focus on race and ethnicity as well as women and gender

Mason White, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019

Filed under Campus, News

Two new majors related to social justice are coming to campus soon, and they have many new academic opportunities to offer students. These new majors will give students at Cosumnes River College the opportunity to study historically marginalized groups. Students who take these courses will cover topics such as race, gender...

Gender-neutral bathrooms are still inaccessible to students on campus

Gender-neutral bathrooms are still inaccessible to students on campus

March 29, 2019

Since the implementation of the California's Equal Restroom Access Act in 2017, many places of busines...

Support is available for students after decision in the Stephon Clark case

Summer Lomendehe, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019

Filed under Most Recent, News

When it was announced on March 2 that the police officers who shot Stephon Clark would not be charged, the decision was met with mixed responses. Clark was a 22-year-old Sacramento man who was shot multiple times after two officers mistook his cellphone for a gun. Counseling Dean Shannon Cooper said this incident has impac...

Campus forms committee to address sexual harassment culture

Kellie Bevins, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019

Filed under Most Recent, News

Following an investigation that occurred in early 2018 when a 20-year-old student filed a sexual harassment complaint against a former counselor, Cosumnes River College has since assembled a task force to enact change in college culture. College President Ed Bush said he is pushing to increase awareness of campus-wide progra...

Asian and Pacific Islander women discuss resources needed for the community

Michaela Graves, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019

Filed under Most Recent, News

Asian Pacific Islander Women Voices held their first community event discussion in honor of Women’s History Month on March 7 in the Winn Center. The event was held by community groups such as Advocate Sacramento, the Indian Association of Sacramento and My Sister’s House of Sacramento. The event was designed for different cultura...

‘Safe lot’ bill offers homeless students ability to sleep in parking facilities

‘Safe lot’ bill offers homeless students ability to sleep in parking facilities

March 14, 2019

Assembly Bill 302, or the Safe Lot Legislation Bill, would allow homeless community college students to s...

Class brings students who enjoy hip-hop together

Class brings students who enjoy hip-hop together

March 12, 2019

Among the many dance classes offered at Cosumnes River College, hip-hop is one of them. Unlike the comm...

Speaker emphasizes the importance of immigrants’ rights during event

Speaker emphasizes the importance of immigrants’ rights during event

March 6, 2019

The Dream Center partnered with the Council on American Islamic Relations to host a “Know Your Rights...

Gospel concert uplifts spirit of Black History Month

Tairiq Marshall, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

Filed under Features, Most Recent

In honor of Black History Month, the Gospel Choir and Jazz band held a concert on Feb. 26 in the Recital Hall. Music Professor Omari Tau directed the concert and said the purpose of it was to celebrate spirituals and the history of African American music. Of the several pieces performed, the “Black National Anthem,” formally known as...

There should be more attention given to LGBTQ community, faculty says

Summer Lomendehe, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Filed under Campus, News

Several staff and faculty met on Friday to discuss ways to make the LGBTQ community more visible on campus. The meeting was prompted by a previous one between a few faculty members and American River College’s Pride Center Director Emilie Mitchell, where they discussed the center’s efforts and their progress. ...

Hawks limit Chabot to 4 hits; remain undefeated

Roger Mitchell, Staff Writer

February 16, 2019

Filed under Most Recent, Sports

The Hawks baseball team played at home against Chabot College Gladiators on Tuesday, getting a 5-0 win to push their record to 6-0 to start the season. Sophomore Josh Caldwell pitched the first four innings, giving up one hit and striking out six. Caldwell was helped by early run support from sophomore center fielder Burle Dixon,...

Club offers support for African American men

Tairiq Marshall, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019

Filed under Campus Life, Features

Starting as a professional development conference amongst junior college board members and administrators, the African-American Male Educational Development club developed a brotherhood and has become a sanctuary for African American males. A2MEND was co-founded by College President Ed Bush and other junior college offic...

Campus library provides new services this semester

Campus library provides new services this semester

February 12, 2019

  This spring semester, the library has implemented a new loan program that allows students to...

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