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Bias-free program gets highlighted at first Safe Spaces Day

Courtney Fong, Staff

February 17, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Most Recent

The Cosumnes River College community observed its first Safe Spaces Day on Feb. 3. The event raised awareness about the campus-wide effort to create a safe and bias-free environment. The Social Responsibility Committee organized the event with support from student and faculty volunteers who handed out flyers and encouraged...

‘The Boy’ lacks in talent but excels in suspense

‘The Boy’ lacks in talent but excels in suspense

Quincie Pruitt, Staff

February 17, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Most Recent, Reviews, Top Stories

While it’s debatable whether “The Boy” is an Oscar winning film, it’s fair to say that it is ...

Los Rios administrative staff meet to discuss environmental strategic plan

Kayleen Carter, Staff

February 11, 2016

Filed under Campus, Community, Most Recent, News

Administrative staff across the Los Rios Community College District attended a conference in the Winn Center on Feb. 2 to discuss the Sacramento region's impact on LRCCD. Faculty and staff took part in a community conference detailing the growth of the Sacramento region and how its educational institutions, specifically L...

Students react to the new state ban on concealed weapons on school grounds

Tyler Santana, Editor In Chief

February 11, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, Issues, Most Recent, News, Top Stories

“The issue of gun control and amendment rights is a sensitive subject, and the notion that we are safer by carrying our own guns on campus is incorrect,” said History Professor Gabriel Gorman.

Los Rios Police arrest student for Snapchat threat

EJ Aguayo, Editor

February 1, 2016

Filed under Briefs, Campus, Crime, Most Recent, News

Los Rios Police arrested a Cosumnes River College student for a criminal threat after receiving a tip that the student had sent a threatening message through Snapchat, according to a notification email from campus President Edward Bush. At approximately midnight Sunday, 19-year-old Christopher Salazar Munoz, a second-semes...

Take back the tap aims to add more water stations on campus

Alec Gonsalves, Staff

November 17, 2015

Filed under Issues, News

There are a lot of people on campus who are in long lines waiting for yet another person who takes too long to refill the water bottle at a refill station or water fountain. However, with the $1500 that they had previously won from the “Tapapalooza” contest last semester, the Cosumnes River College Students For A Susta...

CRC facing low enrollment numbers in fall semester

Kayleen Carter, Staff

November 13, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

The campus has a fewer amount of enrolled students for fall 2015 compared to fall 2014. Currently, there are 14,674 students enrolled at Cosumnes River College, which is a one percent decrease compared to this time last year, according to a CRC research brief. “Although enrollment dropped compared to last fall, when w...

Campus officials respond to concerns at safety forum

Matt Johnson and Cole McCarthy

November 3, 2015

Filed under Crime, News

Campus officials held a public forum to address concerns from students, faculty and staff over campus safety after a recent string of violent crimes on campus. The forum, which took place on Oct. 30 in the L-111 building, featured Vice President of Administration Cory Wathen, Los Rios Police Chief Cheryl Sears and Los Rios Police Captain Christ...

Los Rios Police Department responds to recent crime incidents

Sean Pastrana and Alec Gonsalves

October 29, 2015

Filed under Crime, News, Top Stories

In light of recent criminal incidents that happened on Oct. 19 and 23, gun violence has now reached campus, making many students and staff members feel unsafe at school, they say. The crimes that occurred last week involved two separate incidents in which three female students were held at gunpoint by male suspects. Since...

Study: Freshmen 15 shown to not be as prevalent as thought

Tyler Santana, Editor

October 29, 2015

Filed under Features, Food

Going off to college comes with many new stresses and pressure for the incoming students, one of them being the notorious freshman 15, which is where college freshman are likely to gain 15 pounds during their first year. The freshman 15  today is more like the freshman five as fewer students are experiencing a large amou...

Freshmen athletes juggle many responsibilities in first year

Alec Gonsalves, Staff

October 29, 2015

Filed under Special Features, Sports, Top Stories

Doing homework, reading textbooks, writing essays and studying are all basic academic challenges that the average college student endures on a daily basis. But have you ever wondered what it would be like to assume those responsibilities while involved in collegiate level sports as a freshman? “The transition from high school to colleg...

A fresh beginning for men’s basketball team

A fresh beginning for men’s basketball team

October 28, 2015

A fresher men’s basketball team is headed this way, consisting of 13 freshman student-athletes, an o...

Women’s soccer drops conference game to Sierra College

Kayleen Carter, Staff

October 27, 2015

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The women’s soccer team played Sierra College at home on Oct. 22. CRC lost to Sierra with a score of 0-3. After a game with American River College a week previous, the Cosumnes River College Hawks faced off against the Sierra College Wolverines. The Hawks made valiant efforts but came short during the game. “We ...

Diversity training becomes requirement for LRCCD employees

Kayleen Carter, Staff

October 27, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Last semester Los Rios Community College District employees began participation in diversity training so that the district’s hiring panel is able to ensure that they employ people without bias. Starting this fall the diversity training became a requirement, Cosumnes River College’s Dean of College Planning & Research Kat...

LRCCD to allow students to retake placement tests

Nichelle Heu, Staff

October 27, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

The Los Rios Community College District will allow students to retake their placement tests 30 days after the first time taking it, regardless of any college(s) they attended prior to Cosumnes River College and regardless of whichever assessment tests they plan to take, according to an email sent by the LRCCD. Students tak...

Health officials urge flu vaccine

Sean Pastrana, Staff

October 26, 2015

Filed under Health, News

Cosumnes River College health officials have urged the student body and faculty to get their flu shots as winter approaches. Flu season is at its peak during the winter months and tapers off until late spring. The vaccine prevents the flu in 50 to 60 percent individuals who get vaccinated, according to a Sacbee article. ...

Studying in Italy made possible by study abroad program

Quincie Pruitt, Staff

October 25, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Top Stories

Imagine sitting outside of an Italian pastry shop while doing your English assignment surrounded by the beautiful scenery of Italy. This can become a reality for community college students wanting to study abroad. The American Institute for Foreign Studies is a study abroad program where students in the Northern California re...

CRC goes through critical accreditation process

Cole McCarthy, Staff

October 22, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

From Oct. 5-8 a team composed of as many as 13 peer evaluators from other colleges paid a mandatory visit to Cosumnes River College to confirm that the campus meets the eligibility requirements, standards and commission policies.   “It’s super important,” said College Self-Evaluation Tri-chair Professor Georgine Hodgkinson. ...

Funds Frozen for Healthcare Provider

Kalaisha Totty, Staff

October 22, 2015

Filed under Issues, News

Your source to reproductive health care is being destroyed. In fact, Planned Parenthood may be the only access many people have to health care. For over 100 years, Planned Parenthood has provided reproductive health products and services through an estimated 700 health care centers in the U.S. and over 13 countries in Lati...

‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’ shows people’s reliance on technology in a comedic way

‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’ shows people’s reliance on technology in a comedic way

October 21, 2015

The theatre department presented the first showing of their fall production “Dead Man’s Cell Phone” o...

Women’s soccer remains positive after physical loss to Delta

Tyler Santana, Editor

October 13, 2015

Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Women's Soccer

The women’s soccer team lost to San Joaquin Delta College on Friday at Gardemeyer Field in Stockton. Delta holds the number one spot in the Big 8 Conference, so this proved to be a challenging game for the Cosumnes River Hawks who lost the game 3-0. Delta started with the ball first and quickly made it downfield to get a shot on go...

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