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New volleyball coach brings experience, passion into job

Kaelyn Blizzard and Matt Johnson

September 20, 2016

As the season begins for the Cosumnes River College women’s volleyball team, they welcomed new head coach Kari Post onto their court. Post grew up around the game. She was raised in a family of coaches and was also a local star volleyball player at Sutter Union High School. There she helped her school win four consecutive le...

Fox’s ‘American Horror Story’ season six premieres after long anticipated arrival

Fox’s ‘American Horror Story’ season six premieres after long anticipated arrival

September 14, 2016

After months of teaser trailers, vague comments and painstaking attempts to uncover the truth about Fox...

Hawks freshman forward Efrain Serrano Jr. positions himself for the ball.

Cosumnes River shuts out Cañada College in home opener

September 3, 2016

Cosumnes River College’s men’s soccer team won their home opener against Cañada College on Frid...

Netflix original hits the soft spot for '80s culture fanatics

Netflix original hits the soft spot for ’80s culture fanatics

September 2, 2016

Within days of the initial release, Netflix original “Stranger Things” became an instant favorite amon...

CRC institutes new smoking ban on campus

CRC institutes new smoking ban on campus

LeShea Munoz, Editor

August 22, 2016

Cosumnes River College became a smoke-free campus on Aug. 1. The new policy, which encompasses the e...

Los Rios Police encourage community effort to improve campus security

Matt Johnson and Courtney Fong

August 20, 2016

The Los Rios Police Department and campus officials are focused on making campus safety a campus-wide effort in the upcoming fall semester. There were three cases of sexual battery from Oct. 9, 2015 to May 4, 2016 and a sexual assault on Oct. 26, 2015, according to the LRPD’s crime bulletins. In each case, crime bulleti...

Beyoncé empowers fans with new visual album

Beyoncé empowers fans with new visual album

May 9, 2016

From political issues to personal life matters, Beyonce’s new album hit titled “Lemonade” incor...

‘Arms and the Man’ tells story of love during war

Kayleen Carter, Staff

May 9, 2016

Funny, touching and comedic, the theatre department of Cosumnes River College has done a splendid job of performing their latest play “Arms and the Man.” Although the title could mislead one to believe that the play would literally center around a man and his appendages, in reality the plot was in stark contrast. ...

Nutrition and horticulture department team up to make sustainable program

Courtney Fong, Staff

May 9, 2016

Cosumnes River College students will get the chance to do hands-on work in a live lab when a new nutrition certification program opens in fall 2017. Plant-based Nutrition and Sustainable Agriculture is a rare certification program because of how broad it is. Students will grow and prepare their own crops for consumpt...

Softball center fielder named student-athlete of the week

Ashley Navarro, Staff

May 6, 2016

Softball player Amber Wright gained recognition as Cosumnes River College athlete of the week for her hard work in academics and dedication to the team. Wright has been playing softball since she was six years old and grew up with her family all being just as dedicated to softball and baseball as her, so the recognition ...

Hawks shutout College of Marin in playoff opener

Matt Johnson, Editor

May 6, 2016

In the team's playoff opener on Friday, No.2 seeded Cosumnes River College shutout No.15 seeded College of Marin 2-0 to win the first game of the best-of-three series. Matt Stafford started for the Hawks' first playoff game and threw 7 2/3 shutout innings. Stafford picked up his ninth win of the season, coming through once...

Summer camp offers activities for everyone

Summer camp offers activities for everyone

May 5, 2016

Cosumnes River College will host multiple sports camps throughout the summer from June 6 through July...

We need to open up about mental health issues

Editorial Staff

May 5, 2016

For college students, stresses come easy because good grades don’t always. An inability to sort through these stressful feelings can manifest into symptoms of depression, or worse. Even something as simple as venting to a friend can go a long way in relieving tension. But as with fight club, the first rule of mental health ...

Doctors are the only safe providers of birth control

Oksana Barrios, Staff

May 5, 2016

Access to birth control may now be as easy as taking a trip to the pharmacy, skipping a doctor altogether. But obvious benefits are outweighing the unclear costs. California State legislature originally passed the law SB 491, allowing females of all ages to pick up hormonal contraceptives from local pharmacies without having t...

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

EJ Aguayo, Editor

April 23, 2016

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...

Students for a Sustainable Future work to ban bottled water on campus

Students for a Sustainable Future work to ban bottled water on campus

April 21, 2016

The Students for a Sustainable Future Club gathered their tools on April 14 and reached out to students...

Day of UNsilence addresses LGBT rights

Erica Trujillo, Staff Writer

April 21, 2016

The Day of Silence has been going on since 1996 according to the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network ,GLSEN. On April 13 in the morning from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in front of the cafeteria, The Social Responsibility Committee hosted an event called the Day of UNsilence. The purpose of the day is to bring awareness of th...

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

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

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...

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