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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 26, 2016

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

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

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...

Gas prices still on the decline

Gas prices still on the decline

Erica Trujillo, Staff

February 25, 2016

The United States gas prices are declining significantly depending on where you live. The average Cal...

Oscar nominees lack diversity but not talent

Kayleen Carter, Staff

February 17, 2016

The 20 actors nominated this year for an Oscar award are white, which has brought into question the diversity of the awards. About 94 percent out of the nearly 6,000 members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, those who determine the winners through votes, are primarily white, according to an article from The E...

Editorial: Students should be aware of online footprint

Editorial Staff

February 17, 2016

Most social media regulars post freely, even when content isn’t necessarily appropriate, and often feeling guarded by a private profile. The term privacy should be used loosely in regards to social media. Social media and its many platforms have changed so much in the last decade. We’re constantly tapped into our ...

‘Revenant’ photographer shares career tips with students

Erica Trujillo, Staff

February 17, 2016

“The Revenant” still photographer Skyped with the Cosumnes River College photography department on Feb. 3. Kimberley French is a well-known and respected still photographer in the film industry. She has worked on countless films such as “Brokeback Mountain,” “Red Riding Hood” and “The Twilight Saga: New Moon....

Bias-free program gets highlighted at first Safe Spaces Day

Courtney Fong, Staff

February 17, 2016

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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