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Women’s soccer drops conference game to Sierra College

Kayleen Carter, Staff

October 27, 2015

The women’s soccer team played Sierra College at home on Oct. 22. CRC lost to Sierra with a score of 0-3. After a game with American River College a week previous, the Cosumnes River College Hawks faced off against the Sierra College Wolverines. The Hawks made valiant efforts but came short during the game. “We ...

Diversity training becomes requirement for LRCCD employees

Kayleen Carter, Staff

October 27, 2015

Last semester Los Rios Community College District employees began participation in diversity training so that the district’s hiring panel is able to ensure that they employ people without bias. Starting this fall the diversity training became a requirement, Cosumnes River College’s Dean of College Planning & Research Kat...

LRCCD to allow students to retake placement tests

Nichelle Heu, Staff

October 27, 2015

The Los Rios Community College District will allow students to retake their placement tests 30 days after the first time taking it, regardless of any college(s) they attended prior to Cosumnes River College and regardless of whichever assessment tests they plan to take, according to an email sent by the LRCCD. Students tak...

Health officials urge flu vaccine

Sean Pastrana, Staff

October 26, 2015

Cosumnes River College health officials have urged the student body and faculty to get their flu shots as winter approaches. Flu season is at its peak during the winter months and tapers off until late spring. The vaccine prevents the flu in 50 to 60 percent individuals who get vaccinated, according to a Sacbee article. ...

Studying in Italy made possible by study abroad program

Quincie Pruitt, Staff

October 25, 2015

Imagine sitting outside of an Italian pastry shop while doing your English assignment surrounded by the beautiful scenery of Italy. This can become a reality for community college students wanting to study abroad. The American Institute for Foreign Studies is a study abroad program where students in the Northern California re...

CRC goes through critical accreditation process

Cole McCarthy, Staff

October 22, 2015

From Oct. 5-8 a team composed of as many as 13 peer evaluators from other colleges paid a mandatory visit to Cosumnes River College to confirm that the campus meets the eligibility requirements, standards and commission policies.   “It’s super important,” said College Self-Evaluation Tri-chair Professor Georgine Hodgkinson. ...

Funds Frozen for Healthcare Provider

Kalaisha Totty, Staff

October 22, 2015

Your source to reproductive health care is being destroyed. In fact, Planned Parenthood may be the only access many people have to health care. For over 100 years, Planned Parenthood has provided reproductive health products and services through an estimated 700 health care centers in the U.S. and over 13 countries in Lati...

'Dead Man's Cell Phone' shows people's reliance on technology in a comedic way

‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’ shows people’s reliance on technology in a comedic way

October 21, 2015

The theatre department presented the first showing of their fall production “Dead Man’s Cell Phone” o...

Women’s soccer remains positive after physical loss to Delta

Tyler Santana, Editor

October 13, 2015

The women’s soccer team lost to San Joaquin Delta College on Friday at Gardemeyer Field in Stockton. Delta holds the number one spot in the Big 8 Conference, so this proved to be a challenging game for the Cosumnes River Hawks who lost the game 3-0. Delta started with the ball first and quickly made it downfield to get a shot on go...

‘Maze Runner’ sequel breaks norms

Dylan O'Brien returns as star of

Quincie Pruitt, Staff

October 13, 2015

The thrilling sequel “Maze Runner: Scorch Trials” that features Thomas, portrayed by Dylan O’Brien, a...

Defender Jessica DeAnda goes for the tackle on the ball and defends the goal from the Folsom Lake Falcons on Sept. 2.

Women’s soccer team optimistic despite injuries, coach says

October 8, 2015

Last season was the closest the women’s soccer team had been to the championship title since 2009. ...

The CRC Jazz Ensemble performed in the Recital Hall on Sept. 24. The performance encompasses the roots of American jazz.

Jazz performance features new take on the classics

October 7, 2015

Students, faculty and community members gathered in the Recital Hall to hear the music department’...

Nutrition professor writes plant-based cookbook

Matt Johnson, Staff

October 7, 2015

One of the most difficult things to do as a college student is find the time to sit down and eat a nutr...

A big leap for women through equal pay bill

Nichelle Heu, Staff

October 7, 2015

Women don’t get paid equally to men. Regardless of gender, people should not be discriminated against. As a woman in college, I know that even after I graduate I would still be getting paid less than a man with the exact same qualifications that I have. This raises the question as to why I would invest my time in colle...

Film production course incorporates hands-on learning

Sean Pastrana, Staff

October 6, 2015

The radio, television and film production program that is offered on campus gives students the ability to hone their craft and work towards a dynamic career in the media industry. The RTVF 350 class, also known as Intermediate Film and Digital Cinema Production, provides students with the opportunity to produce, direct and work wit...

Sacramento offers increase in minimum wage

LeShea Munoz, staff

October 6, 2015

Discussions over increasing the minimum wage continue with the Income Inequality Taskforce, appointed by Mayor Kevin Johnson, and comprised of local business owners, labor force and nonprofit leaders. They have been researching the proposed minimum wage increase for the Sacramento area. One of the minimum wage increases prop...

UC schools propose transfer program for 10 majors

Kayleen Carter, staff

October 6, 2015

The University of California has created an easier transfer road map into the nine undergraduate campuses. University of California President Janet Napolitano, introduced the UC transfer Pathways on July 7, with the purpose that they would provide a step by step guide of requirements for a student’s specific major. The...

Biology Professor Eli Carlisle is one out of 15 of the new faculty hires at CRC. He teaches Biology 310 on Thursday's in the LRC.

CRC welcomes new wave of faculty

October 6, 2015

The 15 new faculty members who have been hired on campus this fall each bring a unique background and d...

The construction to CRC's HVAC system is estimated to end Nov. 1. The replacement of the pipes will provide more control to the water and air temperatures throughout campus buildings.

CRC A/C system gets new pipes

October 6, 2015

Walking through campus, it is nearly impossible to miss the construction that has left giant trenches th...

Justice Cooper, outside hitter, goes for a spike on the ball during a tournament hosted at CRC on Sept. 18.

Volleyball team ends tournament on a high note

September 25, 2015

The women’s volleyball team played against Columbia college, College of the Redwoods, and Cañada College...

Enriched Scholars Program gives new guidance to foster youth

Kayleen Carter, Staff

September 24, 2015

The Enriched Scholars Program opened its doors to provide assistance to students who are in foster care or who have a foster care background. The program began in 2008. It was dropped due to insufficient funding in 2011, but has returned this fall. The two staff members directing the Cosumnes River College program are Aujonique Di...

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