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Campus transitions to new course-hosting software

Campus transitions to new course-hosting software

September 21, 2017

By the spring semester of 2018, Desire2Learn, the online course companion used at Cosumnes River College,...

Students post-transfer have a new outlook on college

Alicia Ilaga, Staff

April 26, 2017

Filed under Features, Profiles

For some students, spending years at a community college saves money, as well as time for indecisive students who can’t pick a major. After all those years spent at a community college, earning general education credits and finalizing a major, there’s nothing left to do but transfer to a university where to continue an education....

Satirical poverty hurts the impoverished

Ashley Navarro, Editor

April 19, 2017

Filed under All Access, Breaking News, Features, Top Stories

Remember the good ol’ days when people lacked actual homes and furniture so they used stuff like crates and burlap to create some kind of structure to help them out along the way of pursuing the “American Dream?” Ah, the Great Depression. What a time. With each old trend going into hiding, another one appears. For ...

Student athlete tests new water for academics

Steven Bryla, Staff

April 19, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Sports, Women's Swimming

As the spring semester comes to a close, sophomore swimmer Sara Krajnovic, a 19-year-old biochemistry major, is ending her competitive swimming career. Athletes at the community college level are given two years of athletic eligibility to compete in a sport. Student athletes must maintain at least a 2.0 GPA and take a...

Bomb threat raises concern for student safety

Jannah Khalil, Staff

April 19, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, News

An emergency evacuation of the library building at Cosumnes River College occurred due to a bomb threat issued on March 29. Students and faculty who were present during the bomb threat or were having class during the library building evacuation had to undergo some quick decision-making on what to do in the situation. “...

Kings made right decision to move Boogie out of Sac

Steven Bryla, Staff

April 19, 2017

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

It has been 60 days since the Sacramento Kings made the right move and got rid of the “cancer” in their organization when they traded Demarcus Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans on Feb. 19. Fans of the Sacramento Kings had mixed emotions of despair and joy at letting the best big man in the NBA go and give up their ch...

Baseball walks off with a sweep of FLC Falcons

Alicia Ilaga, Staff

April 19, 2017

Filed under Baseball, Breaking News, Sports

The Cosumnes River College baseball team won against Folsom Lake College 9-8 on Saturday after an up and down game that allowed them to sweep the three game series. In the bottom of the first inning, the Hawks took the lead after first baseman Trevor Ray hit a grounder to FLC’s shortstop who missed the ball and allowed Ray to...

The struggle towards equal rights isn’t a fad

Jannah Khalil, Staff

April 19, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Current Affairs, Opinion

A Pepsi ad that was released on Tuesday starring Kendall Jenner and a few “colorful” extras has striked massive controversy and is an excellent example of what is wrong with advertising today. The ad depicts several diverse individuals doing their respective activities when a crowd of “protesters” passes by them. Th...

America’s so-called inclusive melting pot is lacking some vital ingredients

Kristi Doan, Staff

April 19, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Current Affairs, Opinion

I never really understood what it meant to look or be “too Asian,” but I spent my entire life avoiding that epithet. Vietnamese was my first language, and my dad took pride in me retaining it as I was struggling to be bilingual in my English as a second language classes. Not only was I struggling verbally, I was strugg...

No shame in a cultural name

No shame in a cultural name

April 18, 2017

As part of  of Asian-Pacific American Heritage week, held earlier this month, English as a Second Lang...

“Kong: Skull Island” delivers with giant monster brawling action

Justin Cordero, Staff

April 5, 2017

Filed under Features, Reviews

“Kong: Skull Island” delivers on the monster movie genre fantasy of a giant gorilla fighting other huge creatures.   The film, directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts, is the second film within Legendary Entertainment’s “MonsterVerse,” right after the 2014 “Godzilla” reboot and serves as an introduction to ...

The secret to a stable democracy is always watchdog journalism

Missy Amaya, Staff

April 5, 2017

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

It seems like everywhere you go you can’t escape the bombardment of Donald Trump media coverage. This makes sense, on account that he is the 45th president of the United States and he is making big changes to the country, but is the media’s harsh portrayal of him justified?   It isn’t hard to see that many news outlet...

Students share their appreciation of campus resources

Steven Bryla, Staff

April 5, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Features

Cosumnes River College offers a wide variety of clubs and events going on its campus. Student opinions on the different opportunities that the campus is able to offer compares to what the student body looks for in attending the right college environment for them. For example, the campaign for the student election began ...

Free speech is also about free listening

Editorial Staff

April 5, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Editorials, Opinion

The concept of free speech is essential to the fabric of American society. The Founding Fathers thought it to be so important that they made it their first order of business when they wrote the Bill of Rights, which they intended to be a growing catalogue of legally-defined human rights. As such, one can say that there are few thin...

Do bad milk rumors leave a bad taste in your mouth?

Justin Cordero, Staff

April 5, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Current Affairs, Opinion

It is a phrase almost everyone has heard at least once in their lifetime, in reference to the one thing we are all made to drink in the first infantile years of our life. But as people grow up, should adults still be asked the question “got milk?” As you grow up, you’ve probably already heard the list of reasons why m...

Without funding, how will the Earth survive?

Without funding, how will the Earth survive?

March 27, 2017

It is impossible to ignore the impact that we as humans have on our environment, whether that be obvious, like c...

Campus crimes are a reminder to be cautious

Missy Amaya and Justin Cordero

March 21, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Most Recent

As emailed bulletins about crimes committed at Cosumnes River College circulate, students have begun to realize that they should be more cautious when alone on campus. Many college students, especially freshmen, like to believe that the campus is a completely safe place where nothing bad can happen to them. Most of them are shoc...

Theatre production of ‘Arcadia’ is filled with chemistry

Jannah Khalil, Staff

March 21, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus Life, Features, Most Recent, Reviews

In their first production of the semester, the Cosumnes River College theatre department presents a successful performance of Tom Sheppard’s “Arcadia.” “Arcadia” takes place in Sidley Park, an English country estate, and fluctuates between the past and present to tell the story of what occurred at the estate year...

Workshops prepare students for job interviews

Jeannie Cordero, Staff

March 20, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News, Top Stories

Students at Cosumnes River College were given the opportunity to get on-campus preparation for job interviews on Monday in the Orchard Room. This workshop was held for the third time by Courtnee Mack. She is the facilitator of the career center workshop series and is also the Student Personnel Assistant for the Career Cen...

Challenges working students face could be beneficial

Kristi Doan, Staff

March 16, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Issues

Working through college could only lighten the debt burden for students. A working student struggles to pay tuition and living expenses. In a 2013 study by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce, 70 - 80 percent of college students are working and enrolled in some form of postsecondary education. ...

Enrollment continues to decline

Kristi Doan, Staff

March 8, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Issues, News, Top Stories

Over the last few years, student enrollment has continued to decrease each semester. Compared to this time last year, there has been about a 3 percent drop in students enrolled at Cosumnes River College, said Communications and Public Information Officer Kristie West. “When the economy is poor and people begin to lose ...

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