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How we reacted to Prince’s death says a lot about how we think

EJ Aguayo, Editor

April 23, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Post Malone said it best: “You gon’ love me when I’m gone.” Early Thursday morning, the world lost an iconic artist. Singer Prince was found dead in his Minneapolis home due to unknown causes, according to CNN. We saw Prince as a musical innovator, a no-holds-barred trendsetter and visionary. Also, his music sold...

Ted Cruz and Donald Trump share more than a debate stage

Ted Cruz and Donald Trump share more than a debate stage

April 21, 2016

While much of the media attention has focused on Donald Trump, largely seen as the most radical and divisive Republican pre...

Why are we easing up on water conservation efforts again?

EJ Aguayo, Editor

April 20, 2016

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

As the weather begins to heat up, it’s not uncommon to see car-wash fundraisers with water left running aimlessly, or overflooding lawns as the result of someone forgetting to set a sprinkler timer. Stubbornly wasteful habits were large contributors to the coping difficulties California residents faced when emergency water use ...

Mardi Gras hits CRC with themed club fair

Ashley Navarro, Staff

April 13, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Clubs, Features, Most Recent

Cosumnes River College’s student clubs gathered together for a Mardi Gras themed event on March 31 to help promote themselves and potentially gain new members. Jazz-style music and the typical mardi gras decorations helped bring the event together. Students were dancing and participating in the activities set up such as spinning a...

EMT program helps students into their career

EMT program helps students into their career

April 13, 2016

Cosumnes River College’s Emergency Medical Technology course is designed to provide the student with the...

Professor’s cookbook guides you through any level of healthy eating

Nicole Goodie, Staff

April 13, 2016

Filed under Features, Food, Most Recent, Reviews

Eating healthy is definitely easier said than done. All the complex recipes with ingredients you can hardly pronounce, the prep time and the idea of cutting out those favorite snacks can easily turn someone away. One cookbook has made it easier to transition into a healthier lifestyle. “The Foodie Bar Way” written by Nutritio...

Hawks lineup explodes for 20 runs in win over San Joaquin Delta

Matt Johnson, Editor

March 26, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Hawks baseball team picked up a crucial conference win on Tuesday, blowing out San Joaquin Delta College by a final score of 20-8. The team was led by strong performances by sophomore pitcher Matt Richardson, sophomore second baseman Devin Pettengill, freshman outfielder Chris Loeb and sophomore shortstop Andre Gregory. ...

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...

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