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New RPG ‘The Division’ impresses with post-apocalyptic New York setting

New RPG ‘The Division’ impresses with post-apocalyptic New York setting

March 23, 2016

A desolate city ruined by a pandemic called “Green Poison” causes survivors to find a cure while ...

Accounting students offer free income tax preparation

Accounting students offer free income tax preparation

March 17, 2016

The students and people in the surrounding community of Cosumnes River College have the chance to get ...

CRC surpasses expectations in spring blood drive

Erica Trujillo, Staff

March 16, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Top Stories

Twice a semester Cosumnes River College holds a blood drive to encourage people to save lives by giving a quick pint of blood and then they can be on their way.  The incentive to donate is usually out of the kindness of a person’s heart and a free t-shirt. Blood Source, the company that hosts the blood drives, came out ...

Whose lives matter?

EJ Aguayo, Editor

March 10, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The U.S. was founded on principles of theft through the genocide of its natives and the stolen labor of African slaves, but its citizens stand on pledges of freedom, liberty and justice for all who choose to settle on its soil. Depending on the skin color of whom you ask, those promises have been maintained. However, we sti...

Women’s history month begins on campus with a showing of the film ‘East Side Sushi’

Women’s history month begins on campus with a showing of the film ‘East Side Sushi’

March 10, 2016

The Recital Hall was cool and inviting as an audience of students sat quietly in their seats to see t...

Society submits to rape culture

Courtney Fong, Staff

March 10, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Rape culture is an environment in which beliefs and practices encourage behaviors leading to rape, normalizing sexual violence. Recently, many have taken a stand to shine light on the issue. At the 88th Annual Oscars Awards Show, Lady Gaga sang “Till it Happens to You” as several survivors of sexual assault, branded w...

Editorial: Colleges should not undermine accomplishments of skill builders

Editorial Staff

March 10, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Community colleges exist to help students further themselves. Whether it’s in pursuit of a degree, transferring to a university or just looking to better themselves for their career, success should be measured in different ways. Currently, students who want to enhance their professional skills for employment, referred to ...

Students that don’t work for a degree can still increase their wages

Tyler Santana, Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2016

Filed under Campus, Issues, Most Recent, News

California Community Colleges for the 2013-14 year have helped to increase overall wages of students who take classes that build on their skills by almost $500 million, according to a press release from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office. These students, called skill builders, take community college classes...

‘Triangle’ tells story of labor rights in a new way

‘Triangle’ tells story of labor rights in a new way

March 10, 2016

The campus theatre department is in its final stages of preparation for their new production of “Tria...

Professor offers unique London experience

Professor offers unique London experience

March 10, 2016

Applications for the summer study abroad program are due on March 11. The program gives students a ch...

Tony and Brett Bloomfield share memorable start to the season as father and son

Matt Johnson, Editor

March 7, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Hawks’ baseball coach Tony Bloomfield will not just remember the 2016 season for the 12-0 start and winning his 700th career game, but also being able to coach his son Brett Bloomfield. While this is the first time freshman infielder Brett Bloomfield has his father as head coach, he had plenty of opportunities to watch ...

Black History Month ends with recognition and celebration

Kayleen Carter, Staff

March 3, 2016

Filed under Campus, Campus Life, Community, Features, News, Top Stories

Cosumnes River College’s annual Black History Month Awards Night was filled with dancing, singing, laughing and celebration as the final event for the month. The awards were hosted by the Black History Month Committee at CRC in the Recital Hall. There were about 60 honorees in attendance along with their family and frien...

CRC Art Gallery gets abstract with new exhibit

Courtney Fong, Staff

March 3, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus Life, Features, Top Stories

The Cosumnes River College Art Gallery reopens for its new art show “Chromatic Distortion” on March 5. The art show will feature abstract paintings from California artists Susan Aulik, Cherie Hacker and Kathleen Thompson. As the art gallery curator, art professor Yoshio Taylor chose the theme of the show, as well as the art...

Counseling office relaunches live chat option

Brennan Smith, Staff

March 1, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Most Recent

Students at Cosumnes River College now have an opportunity to chat with counselors via an online chat room on the CRC Website. Counselor Monica Cranston and human services professor Hoyt Fong said that the counseling department has been testing an online service that would help quickly answer students’ counseling question...

Student artist shows true self in new album

Student artist shows true self in new album

February 29, 2016

“My deepest fear is being average,” is just one lyric that embodies the ideals and lifestyle of up-...

Game designer captures natural beauty in ‘Firewatch’

Game designer captures natural beauty in ‘Firewatch’

February 29, 2016

A simply stunning environment and a story that will drive the player to finish the game in one sitti...

NFL’s highest paid employee cashes in from the luxury box

NFL’s highest paid employee cashes in from the luxury box

February 26, 2016

In recent years, the National Football League has seen a boom in profits and the driving force behind th...

The Apple that won’t crack

Matt Johnson and EJ Aguayo

February 25, 2016

Filed under Opinion

News of Apple’s non-compliance to the FBI’s court order to bypass encryption of an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters has caused an uproar, sparking arguments of privacy versus limitations of national security. The case reintroduced a growing debate: should personal privacy be sacrificed in order to satis...

Campus Accredited

Tyler Santana, Editor In Chief

February 25, 2016

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

Cosumnes River College, along with the other three colleges in the Los Rios Community College District, have had their accreditation reaffirmed from the Accrediting Commision for Community and Junior Colleges. CRC earned its reaffirmation, however, the school is being asked to provide a follow up report with improvements tha...

Scholarship opportunites available on campus

Kayleen Carter, Staff

February 25, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Every spring, students at Cosumnes River College have the opportunity to apply for scholarships beginning Jan. 4 through March 4. The main requirement in order to apply for a scholarship is that students have to be currently enrolled in six units at CRC, or have completed six units in the time they have attended the college...

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