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Sports must support female fans in non-patronizing ways

Sports must support female fans in non-patronizing ways

November 9, 2016

Since the dawn of time, or just the dawn of athletics, women have been patronized for having any association...

Forward overcomes injuries in her return to the court

Matt Johnson, Editor

November 9, 2016

Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

She felt the pop. Not once, but twice. It was the Hawks second game of the Cosumnes River College women’s basketball tournament. Redshirt sophomore forward Akila Britton felt it immediately. She didn’t know it at the time but Britton had tore the labrum in her left shoulder. “I felt it pop. They said I probably...

This election abandoned the millennial

Lola Chase, Staff

November 9, 2016

Filed under Current Affairs, Most Recent, Opinion

I feel cheated out of my passion to promote change and progress. I was meant to be a part of this big pivotal part of history, leading through the 2016 election, the part where we all stop being ignorant and look around and see that we’re hurting each other, and that we are the means to our own suffering, and once and fo...

Veterans Day, a time for honor and rememberance

Steven Bryla, Staff

November 8, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Features

Tomorrow is a day of honoring the brave men and women that served our country in the military. A day where discounts are given and special events like parades with former and current military members marching down streets across the nation is the least that could be done. Cosumnes River College has 418 veterans attend...

“Doctor Strange” introduced into the Marvel universe

LeShea Munoz, Editor

November 8, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

Doctor Strange, a 2016 American superhero film featuring a Marvel Comics character of the same name. The highly anticipated film is produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is film number 14 in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), and is directed by Scott Derrickson (Sinister and S...

Super foods could benefit your health

Rachel Norris, Staff

November 8, 2016

Filed under Features, Food

There’s a big chance that many students have already fallen victim to the persisting illnesses that come around this time of year: colds and the big one, the flu. Nobody wants to fall behind in their studies because they caught the dreadful flu that could have been prevented in the first place. We know that prevention is ...

College president reflects on first year

College president reflects on first year

Ashley Navarro, Editor

November 6, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Most Recent, Profiles

Having the presidential role at a community college can be a daunting position, but Cosumnes River Co...

Millennials disenchanted with politics, conflicted about voting

Justin Cordero, Guest Writer

November 4, 2016

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

With the election drawing closer, millennial voters are struggling to find a good reason to vote. Across campus and throughout the past week, many of the millennials interviewed said that they are going to vote this year and urged others to do so as well, while others were either not interested in politics or said felt they...

Cosumnes River College and Regional Transit open pedestrian bridge

Alejandra Morales, Staff

November 3, 2016

Filed under Campus, Community, News, Top Stories

The opening ceremony for the Cosumnes River College pedestrian bridge was held in front of the light rail station platform on Monday morning. The bridge extends from the parking structure of the school all the way down to the light rail station. CRC President Edward Bush said the purpose was to give students a safer option...

Proposition 64 could legalize recreational cannabis

Proposition 64 could legalize recreational cannabis

October 31, 2016

Depending on how voters vote on Proposition 64, the recreational use of cannabis could be legalized for...

FAFSA applications open three months earlier

Jared Lee, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016

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

This year, the opening submission date for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, also known as the FAFSA, has been shifted from January to October. This new, earlier submission date is a permanent change. Students will now be able to submit their FAFSA in the future as early as Oct. 1 each year, according to the Federal...

Hawks conquer adversity to push for playoff spot

Jared Lee, Staff

October 29, 2016

Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Women's Soccer

Despite injuries to multiple players and some recent defeats, the women’s soccer team is pressing on. While the Hawks have gone through rough times with at least three players being injured, they have seen steady improvement as the season has progressed. “I think we’ve done pretty well, considering all the injuries...

Latinx Honors Night awards Latinx students for their academic excellence

Alejandra Morales, Staff

October 24, 2016

Filed under Clubs, Features

Hispanic heritage month officially wrapped up with a tribute to student success in school with an honors night on Oct. 14 . Honors night started at 6 p.m. in the recital hall on campus and it awarded Latinx students who received a 3.0-3.5 GPA. Latinx standing for gender inclusive, there were over 20 students who receive...

CRC hosts first tiny house competition

Rachel Norris, Staff

October 24, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus Life, Features

In the midst of all the tininess, a rather great event took place in parking lot E of Cosumnes River College on Oct. 15. Students from multiple universities and residents from all over the state of California visited the campus to view the energy-efficient tiny homes, built over a span of two years by the architecture stude...

Club Activities Fair engages students with interactive displays and activities

Courtney Fong, News Editor

October 22, 2016

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

It was around 1 p.m. on Thursday when cheers sounded from the wide walkway near the quad. A small audience of students clustered around the Veterans Club table to watch two participants stuff their faces with bagged barbeque pork. They only had two minutes left to finish an entire MRE, a military Meal Ready to Eat, which...

Club activities fair will be held in quad on Oct. 20

Stan Smith, Staff Writer

October 19, 2016

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

The club activities fair will take place on Oct. 20 in the quad from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., with up to 10 clubs participating in the event, according to Club and Events Board Commissioner Evan Nguyen. For those who are unable to attend the club activities fair and want to sign up for a club or start their own club, the best course...

Theatre production explores race relationships

Theatre production explores race relationships

Andrew Flores, Staff

October 19, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

With the lack of diversity portrayed in mainstream theater, the Cosumnes River College Theatre Departmen...

‘Birth of a Nation’ lacks depth and consistency

‘Birth of a Nation’ lacks depth and consistency

October 19, 2016

A significant amount of both excitement and controversy surrounded the theatrical release of “Birth ...

Mural celebrates Latinx community

Mural celebrates Latinx community

October 19, 2016

The Latinx community held an event in the campus quad at 11 a.m., where artist Raul Mejia sketched out ...

Why you should support the Standing Rock Sioux against the Dakota Access Pipeline

Andrew Maestas, Staff

October 16, 2016

Filed under Forum, Opinion

Freshwater is invaluable. The Native American people have been disrespected, devalued, their way of life disrupted. For the past few centuries the native people of the Americas have gone through mass genocide, oppression and slavery, and now the Standing Rock Sioux face another threat in this awful tradition. The $3.8 bi...

Man with gun spotted at Elk Grove Center

Matt Johnson and Courtney Fong

October 13, 2016

Filed under Breaking News, Crime, News, Top Stories

A student at the Elk Grove Center reported on Thursday morning that they observed a male suspect with a handgun in the first floor men’s bathroom, according to a Los Rios Police Department crime bulletin. At around 9:20-9:30 a.m., the witness reported they saw the male suspect, who was in an adjacent stall, remove a hand...

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