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Student, senior citizens and volunteers work on their exercises and assignments in the cafeteria on April 28.

Writers’ workshop helps people tell their life stories

May 8, 2018

The eleventh annual “Our Life Stories” event on campus invited writers, poets, and published authors to...

Austin Gonzales browses the photo collection by Renne C. Byer, showcasing poverty around the world.

Art gallery hosts exhibit from Pulitzer Prize winner

May 8, 2018

The Cosumnes River College Art Gallery held an opening reception on April 21 to introduce the new exhibit...

Hu Wai Xu shares the long history of his name in L-105 on April 11.

English professor explores the origin in a name

May 7, 2018

Trang Abeid’s English as a Second Language Writing class held the event “The Meaning Behind My Name...

Campus offers tips to students with undecided majors

Chi Nguyen, Writer

May 7, 2018

The campus held an event titled “Undecided but You can Fight it” on April 16th in the cafeteria to help students that have undecided majors find ones that are suitable for them when attending college. The event was planned and organized by Cosumnes River College student ambassadors from the Student Life and Leadership Cen...

Six dogs and three kittens are going to be up for adoption on Sunday, May 29.

Dogs and cats up for adoption to support Vet Tech Program

April 25, 2018

The Cosumnes River College Veterinary Technology Program will be hosting Pet Adoption Day this Sunday fr...

Professor Michael Strong educates students on alternative options of energy sources.

Professor outlines possibilities for other sources of energy

April 23, 2018

Physics and Astronomy Professor Michael Strong presented the “Energy for the United States: A Path t...

Third baseman Taelor Ford slides to second base in the bottom of the fourth inning, after a single from first baseman/middle infielder Ashlee Kaiser on Tuesday.

Hawks shutout Vikings in season’s last home game on sophomore day

April 18, 2018

The Hawks softball ended their last home game of the 2018 season on Tuesday in a shutout win against...

Student panel talks about their process of adapting by mentioning what stage of cultural adaptation they were at on April 12 in the Winn Main Center.

Students display presentation of how American culture affected them

April 18, 2018

For April’s celebration of Asian Heritage Month, the English as a Second Language department hosted...

Students performed dances and recited poetry to a room full of spectators on Feb. 11.

Asian Pacific Islander cultural event showcases ethnic diversity

April 17, 2018

Cosumnes River College held its first Asian Pacific-Islander event that showcased a variety of student...

Sociology professor presents challenges facing Asian American students

Arnold Fernandes, Writer

April 17, 2018

Sociology Professor Paul Zisk spoke to a full classroom about the myth of the model minority and the reality of Asian American ethnic stratification in BS-129 Tuesday morning. In Zisk’s lecture, he talked about some cultural norms of various Asian ethnic groups when it comes to academic excellence and some experiences he...

Dr. Anna Goldfield explains her PowerPoint slides to the audience in WINN 150.

Professor illustrates comic-style textbook for classes

April 13, 2018

The last event for March’s celebration of Women’s History took place on March 22 at the Winn Center,...

‘Extinction’ is an expensive broken record

‘Extinction’ is an expensive broken record

April 13, 2018

“Extinction” is a game that is very hard to recommend. Its repetitive nature and fundamental gameplay...

‘Ready Player One’ pops onto screens and culture

'Ready Player One' pops onto screens and culture

John Cabales, Writer

April 6, 2018

“Ready Player One” is a new movie adapted from the novel written by Ernest Cline and is set in the...

Theatre department adapts political fiction classic

Theatre department adapts political fiction classic

Nekita Smith, Writer

February 22, 2018

“1984” by George Orwell, a novel written 40 years before its time, will be depicted in a play with...

Student Senate President Halimeh Edais discusses the importance of a meditation room during an Academic Senate Meeting on Oct. 13.

Meditation room makes headway

October 23, 2017

The meditation room has been an ongoing initiative for 10 years to create a safe space on campus for pray...

Campus responds to reports and earns full accreditation

Naomi Nater, Staff

October 23, 2017

Cosumnes River College is once again accredited and faculty say they are elated. The process towards accreditation was filled with completing midterm reports, and revising a couple systems the school had in place for CRC. Accreditation is an ongoing process that helps students receive credit for the classes they take, which in...

One of the benefits of Canvas over Desire2Learn is the easier, more responsive mobil application.

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

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

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

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

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. “...

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