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Theatre production of ‘Arcadia’ is filled with chemistry

Jannah Khalil, Staff

March 21, 2017

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

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

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

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 ...

Campus to submit accredidation report

Stan Smith, Editor

March 2, 2017

Cosumnes River College will be submitting a report to the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges by March 15. The report will show how the college made improvements recommended by the ACCJC last February. CRC was asked to improve in the expediency of the assessment cycle of student learning outcomes and ac...

Event on campus celebrates it’s love of anthropology and Darwin

Event on campus celebrates it’s love of anthropology and Darwin

February 18, 2017

“Anthro Day of Love” was a celebration combining Charles Darwin’s birthday, Anthropology Day and ...

First Year Experience program in second semester

First Year Experience program in second semester

Kristine Yabumoto, Staff

February 9, 2017

Beginning college at Cosumnes River College can be scary and hard for freshmen. The First-Year Experi...

Annual celebration gives Black Student Union a platform

Kristi Doan, Staff

February 9, 2017

It’s Black History Month and Black Student Union is hosting a celebration with a progressive purpose. Black History Month is an annual celebration that recognizes achievements of African Americans in United States history. “This month is a time where we can bring awareness to events in history everyone could get more educa...

Safe Spaces Day set to foster student connections

Justin Cordero, Staff

February 3, 2017

This year’s Safe Spaces Day theme will be “Meet an Ally.” Students can meet their allies on Tuesday at 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the cafeteria then 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the library. The goal is to familiarize students in need with the faculty and student ambassadors who are willing to help them throughout their time on camp...

Students face increasing stress during finals

Students face increasing stress during finals

December 5, 2016

With the semester coming to an end and finals soon approaching, stress levels begin to rise as Cosumnes River College students prepare to ...

New financial aid changes require classes to align with academic major

Steven Bryla, Staff

December 5, 2016

Registration for Spring 2017 classes began on Monday for students at Cosumnes River College. But a new change to financial aid requirements can reduce the amount of aid students receive. Students applying for financial aid will no longer receive financial aid for classes outside of their program of study. Brendan James,...

Ethics symposium discusses policing tensions

Lola Chase, Staff

December 5, 2016

Sacramento State and Cosumnes River College partnered to present the 11th Annual Fall Ethics Symposium. This year’s topic was The Ethics of Policing. The two-day symposium was broken into six sessions of speakers with different topics regarding policing. CRC hosted the first day and Sac State held the second set of sessions. The...

STEM provides women equal opportunities

Abigail Babineau, Staff

December 3, 2016

Women interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics degrees sometimes feel as if they are outnumbered by the population of men dominating the field. STEM is a program at Cosumnes River College for students in majors revolving around STEM. Sarah Jones, 20-year-old engineering major, thinks that women sometime...

Sophomores reflect on their final seasons as Hawks

Matt Johnson, Editor

December 1, 2016

For sophomore athletes at Cosumnes River College, the last season as a member of the Hawks can mean a lot of things. From a chance to step into a leadership role to being a part of a program for two years, it provides a plethora of memories and experiences for players. Now as they look back on their time with the Hawks,...

Native American week promotes awareness of native cultures

Alejandra Morales, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016

Native American Heritage week began on Nov. 14 and lasted until Nov. 18 in the fountain quad at Cosumnes River College. To kick off the week of events, the library held an opening of Native American books that told their history. Some of the book titles were “Earth Wisdom” by Yolanda Broyles-Gonzalez, “Forgotten Trib...

‘All Nations Day’ celebrates Native American culture

Jasmine Jernigan, Guest Writer

November 22, 2016

On Nov. 6, Cosumnes River College celebrated All Nations Day in the campus quad. The event started with an opening prayer led by a Maori dancer from New Zealand. The weather was nice and warm as people gathered around the quad to watch the Maori dancers, and dancers from other tribes. Maori Dancer Nico Ihimaera Rooseboo...

Hawks dropped by Beavers in volleyball season finale

Alicia Ilaga, Guest Writer

November 19, 2016

It was a disappointing end for the Cosumnes River College women’s volleyball team against American River College. ARC clinched the win with three straight sets in a highly-competitive contest, sending them into the playoffs. Multiple block attempts from sophomore Hannah Norris, and freshman Meg Maddalena, weren’t enough ...

Student medical needs are brought to light

Julie Wallinger, Staff

November 16, 2016

Stories of syringes being discarded in the streets and parks have been a popular urban legend for years. But for the custodial staff of a large, public college like Cosumnes River College, improperly disposed of sharps are a very real concern. Sharp waste is defined by Campus Nurse Michelle Barkley as any item that comes...

Students and staff react to Trump presidency

Students and staff react to Trump presidency

November 14, 2016

Shock, fear, loss, triumph and glimpses of hope are felt deeply by the community of students and faculty...

Halloween scrimmage builds chemistry for team

Matt Johnson, Editor

November 10, 2016

As the softball team starts to wind down its fall training for the upcoming season, it held its annual Halloween intrasquad scrimmage on Nov. 3. With Halloween costumes that ranged from Thing 1 and Thing 2, Bugs Bunny and Spongebob to Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy. The Halloween scrimmage  was the perfect thing to keep...

Hawks dropped by Eagles in women’s basketball opener

Hawks dropped by Eagles in women’s basketball opener

November 9, 2016

The Hawks opened the season with a tough loss on Monday as the College of Siskiyous dropped them in a...

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