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Students and faculty urge newcomers to take advantage of resources

Jannah Kahlil, Staff

March 8, 2017

As a new semester rolls in, Cosumnes River College welcomes a new batch of freshman in need of advice and guidance on how to smoothly navigate through their next few years. Many freshmen start college nervous and unsure of how they will proceed through the next few years to reach their goal, whatever it may be. But what f...

Los Campesinos! release another successful album after four years

Los Campesinos! release another successful album after four years

Ashley Navarro, Editor

March 8, 2017

It had been a little over three years since the seven-piece Welsh indie rock band, Los Campesinos!, gra...

Enrollment continues to decline

Kristi Doan, Staff

March 8, 2017

Over the last few years, student enrollment has continued to decrease each semester. Compared to this time last year, there has been about a 3 percent drop in students enrolled at Cosumnes River College, said Communications and Public Information Officer Kristie West. “When the economy is poor and people begin to lose ...

Campus to submit accredidation report

Stan Smith, Editor

March 2, 2017

Cosumnes River College will be submitting a report to the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges by March 15. The report will show how the college made improvements recommended by the ACCJC last February. CRC was asked to improve in the expediency of the assessment cycle of student learning outcomes and ac...

Unequal opportunity for black students discussed at Black History Month event

Unequal opportunity for black students discussed at Black History Month event

February 22, 2017

An interactive talk kicked off Black History Month at Cosumnes River College. Raquel Simental, direc...

Safe Spaces Day coordinator Anastasia Panagakos (center) and faculty allies raise awareness for the Safe Spaces Program on Tuesday.

Safe Spaces program holds event to unify students

February 9, 2017

Safe Spaces Day was held on Feb. 7 and was an event that raised awareness for the Safe Spaces program at ...

Students question authenticity of holiday

Steven Bryla, Staff

February 9, 2017

As the rain continues to fall on the Cosumnes River College campus, students only have a few more days until it starts raining hearts on Valentine’s Day. Cupid shoots his arrow hoping to bring single people together to enjoy a night of fun with one another or just let couples go out and spoil each other for one night. But ...

Annual celebration gives Black Student Union a platform

Kristi Doan, Staff

February 9, 2017

It’s Black History Month and Black Student Union is hosting a celebration with a progressive purpose. Black History Month is an annual celebration that recognizes achievements of African Americans in United States history. “This month is a time where we can bring awareness to events in history everyone could get more educa...

Horror film 'The Bye Bye Man' falls short of thrilling the audience

Horror film ‘The Bye Bye Man’ falls short of thrilling the audience

January 28, 2017

“The Bye Bye Man” does not measure up to the goosebumps on your arms from seeing the trailer. Ins...

Netflix revives beloved children's novel series 'A Series of Unfortunate Events'

Netflix revives beloved children’s novel series ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’

January 24, 2017

Adding to the ever-growing list of shows developed for Netflix release, “A Series of Unfortunate Even...

Students react to the remembrance of Pearl Harbor

Abigail Babineau, Staff

December 10, 2016

Three quarters of a century ago,  a deadly attack was carried out on the shores of Hawaii. This tragedy washed up on Hawaii like an unexpected Tsunami.  Pearl Harbor was struck in devastation, explosions, and blood. Years later in 2016, some think that the nation does not reflect and honor that day as true as it should be. ...

STEM provides women equal opportunities

Abigail Babineau, Staff

December 3, 2016

Women interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics degrees sometimes feel as if they are outnumbered by the population of men dominating the field. STEM is a program at Cosumnes River College for students in majors revolving around STEM. Sarah Jones, 20-year-old engineering major, thinks that women sometime...

Sophomores reflect on their final seasons as Hawks

Matt Johnson, Editor

December 1, 2016

For sophomore athletes at Cosumnes River College, the last season as a member of the Hawks can mean a lot of things. From a chance to step into a leadership role to being a part of a program for two years, it provides a plethora of memories and experiences for players. Now as they look back on their time with the Hawks,...

Hannah Norris (left) and Anna Ottley (right) were recognized by their coaches.

Sophomores recognized for leadership, work ethic

December 1, 2016

As the 2016 fall athletics season comes to a close, a few Cosumnes River College athletes were recognized ...

Women's basketball loses close game to West Hills

Women’s basketball loses close game to West Hills

November 25, 2016

The Hawks women’s basketball team lost a close game to the West Hills Lemoore Eagles on Nov. 22, 58-53. The...

‘All Nations Day’ celebrates Native American culture

Jasmine Jernigan, Guest Writer

November 22, 2016

On Nov. 6, Cosumnes River College celebrated All Nations Day in the campus quad. The event started with an opening prayer led by a Maori dancer from New Zealand. The weather was nice and warm as people gathered around the quad to watch the Maori dancers, and dancers from other tribes. Maori Dancer Nico Ihimaera Rooseboo...

Hawks dropped by Beavers in volleyball season finale

Alicia Ilaga, Guest Writer

November 19, 2016

It was a disappointing end for the Cosumnes River College women’s volleyball team against American River College. ARC clinched the win with three straight sets in a highly-competitive contest, sending them into the playoffs. Multiple block attempts from sophomore Hannah Norris, and freshman Meg Maddalena, weren’t enough ...

Student medical needs are brought to light

Julie Wallinger, Staff

November 16, 2016

Stories of syringes being discarded in the streets and parks have been a popular urban legend for years. But for the custodial staff of a large, public college like Cosumnes River College, improperly disposed of sharps are a very real concern. Sharp waste is defined by Campus Nurse Michelle Barkley as any item that comes...

Students stay longer than planned at community colleges

Lola Chase, Staff

November 16, 2016

Cosumnes River College is a two-year community college, but two years is a reality for few people. A 2012 study done on CRC showed that 7 percent of students graduated within that expected time frame, according to the College Navigator of National Center for Education Statistics. “I don’t think it is a two-year colle...

Let us love our neighbors

Andrew Maestas, Staff

November 14, 2016

Almost everyone has a holiday memory that they hold dear, whether it’s the first time unwrapping a present from Santa Claus, or the time shared in the warmth surrounded by good food and family. Those are memories we treasure in our heart if we are fortunate enough to have them. But many people are not so lucky. Instead, they...

Freshman forward QuoQuese Jackson (top) attempts a jump shot against College of Siskiyous on Monday.

Hawks dropped by Eagles in women’s basketball opener

November 9, 2016

The Hawks opened the season with a tough loss on Monday as the College of Siskiyous dropped them in a...

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