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‘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...

Split Decision: Do selfies have an impact on mental health?

Nichelle Heu and Kalaisha Totty

December 9, 2015

Pro: Nichelle Heu We all seem to be taking self-portraits when no one is looking. We’ve almost all been guilty of taking selfies. During my freshman year in high school, I was overweight and non-materialistic. I was bullied and body shamed by many of my classmates because of it. Being bullied didn’t stop me f...

Gallery gives students chance to explore photography

Coy Granderson, Staff

December 8, 2015

Are you a burgeoning student photographer with dreams of displaying your artwork in a Sacramento theatre where photography enthusiasts frequently mingle? Or do you desire to hone your photographic eye through lectures, workshops, educational programs and field-trips? You may want to consider a student membership at the V...

New legislation to make pathway to college easier for high school students

Kalaisha Totty, Staff

December 7, 2015

The California Community College Board of Governors signed into effect legislation that gives high school students increased access to college-level courses, on Nov. 4, 2015 in Pasadena, Ca. Assembly Bill 288 was led by Assembly Majority Leader Chris Holden, D-Pasadena, and will develop a “partnership between high schools and...

Novel writing month offers new challenges to writers

Nicole Goodie, Staff

November 27, 2015

For some, November means turkey and sweaters or that the holiday season has begun, but for many writers it’s time to pull out their trusty laptop and punch out a work of art. National Novel Writing Month is an annual international writing marathon in November that challenges writers of all skill levels to write a 50,000-...

Defender Jose Alvarez walks, center, across the field with teammate  midfielder Juan Ramirez following a 3-1 loss to San Francisco City College on Sept. 13. The Hawks went on to struggle the rest of the season only earning two wins out of the 20 games they played. Head Coach Ron Preble said that a lack of experience among the team led to the disapointing season.

Men’s soccer looks to improve over the offseason, coach says

November 19, 2015

“Cosumnes always plays hard. The way they play is no indication of their record,” said the Santa Ros...

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...

Cosumnes River College faculty, staff and Los Rios Police officials discuss recent crimes on campus on Nov. 12.

Campus officials hold second safety forum

November 16, 2015

Faculty Union President Jason Newman started the open campus safety forum, held in the L-111 building on T...

Big K.R.I.T. showcases same talents in new mixtape

Alec Gonsalves, Staff Wroter

November 16, 2015

Big K.R.I.T. has been rapping about sitting in his throne atop the summit of Mt. Olympus in a multi-candy-painted ‘84 Cadillac Coupe De Ville since his release of one of the most prevalent mixtapes of his career called “It’s Better This Way.” Toe-to-toe, this mixtape has as many notable tracks that are worth listening to si...

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...

Pharmacy technology program unique for CRC

Sean Pastrana, Staff

November 13, 2015

Within the Los Rios Community College District, each school has certain programs that are specific to that campus. At Cosumnes River College, students have an opportunity to participate in a pharmacy technology program. The Associate of Science of Pharmacy Technology is a two-year program offered to those who are interested i...

New California law automatically registers drivers to vote

Coy Granderson, Staff

November 13, 2015

Automatic voter registration has arrived, now that lawmakers passed Assembly Bill 1461 (Gonzalez), the “California New Motor Voter Program,” which Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law on Oct. 10, 2015. Supporters of AB-1461 hope that millions of unregistered voters will be added now that eligible California residents will be au...

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...

Annual Club Activities Fair gives students a chance to get more involved

Cole McCarthy, staff

October 29, 2015

The Club Activities Fair was held on Oct. 14 and 15 from 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Each club was allowed to set up tables and speak with passing students.   Each club set up their tables differently but 22-year-old computer science major Sirazle Ali said the Diversity Student Association were mainly trying to recruit member...

Sexual assault on campus prompts concern over student safety

Cole McCarthy, Kayleen Carter, and Matt Johnson

October 29, 2015

A female student was sexually assaulted on campus near the business science building on Oct. 26, according to a campus crime bulletin released on Oct. 28. A male suspect lured the female towards the men’s restroom at 4:30 p.m., and when she approached the door, she was pulled inside, where she was sexually assaulted, acc...

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...

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