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Sophomores reflect on their final seasons as Hawks

Matt Johnson, Editor

December 1, 2016

Filed under Sports, Volleyball, Women's Soccer

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,...

Sophomores recognized for leadership, work ethic

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

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus Life, Features, Most Recent

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

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

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

Filed under Campus, Health, News, Top Stories

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

Filed under Campus, News

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

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

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...

Hawks dropped by Eagles in women’s basketball opener

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...

Sports must support female fans in non-patronizing ways

Sports must support female fans in non-patronizing ways

November 9, 2016

Since the dawn of time, or just the dawn of athletics, women have been patronized for having any association...

Alumni return home for some friendly competition

Alumni return home for some friendly competition

November 9, 2016

It was a competitive reunion. The Cosumnes River College baseball team has spent much of the fall...

Forward overcomes injuries in her return to the court

Matt Johnson, Editor

November 9, 2016

Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

She felt the pop. Not once, but twice. It was the Hawks second game of the Cosumnes River College women’s basketball tournament. Redshirt sophomore forward Akila Britton felt it immediately. She didn’t know it at the time but Britton had tore the labrum in her left shoulder. “I felt it pop. They said I probably...

This election abandoned the millennial

Lola Chase, Staff

November 9, 2016

Filed under Current Affairs, Most Recent, Opinion

I feel cheated out of my passion to promote change and progress. I was meant to be a part of this big pivotal part of history, leading through the 2016 election, the part where we all stop being ignorant and look around and see that we’re hurting each other, and that we are the means to our own suffering, and once and fo...

Veterans Day, a time for honor and rememberance

Steven Bryla, Staff

November 8, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Features

Tomorrow is a day of honoring the brave men and women that served our country in the military. A day where discounts are given and special events like parades with former and current military members marching down streets across the nation is the least that could be done. Cosumnes River College has 418 veterans attend...

“Doctor Strange” introduced into the Marvel universe

LeShea Munoz, Editor

November 8, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

Doctor Strange, a 2016 American superhero film featuring a Marvel Comics character of the same name. The highly anticipated film is produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is film number 14 in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), and is directed by Scott Derrickson (Sinister and S...

Super foods could benefit your health

Rachel Norris, Staff

November 8, 2016

Filed under Features, Food

There’s a big chance that many students have already fallen victim to the persisting illnesses that come around this time of year: colds and the big one, the flu. Nobody wants to fall behind in their studies because they caught the dreadful flu that could have been prevented in the first place. We know that prevention is ...

College president reflects on first year

College president reflects on first year

Ashley Navarro, Editor

November 6, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Most Recent, Profiles

Having the presidential role at a community college can be a daunting position, but Cosumnes River Co...

Hawks conquer adversity to push for playoff spot

Jared Lee, Staff

October 29, 2016

Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Women's Soccer

Despite injuries to multiple players and some recent defeats, the women’s soccer team is pressing on. While the Hawks have gone through rough times with at least three players being injured, they have seen steady improvement as the season has progressed. “I think we’ve done pretty well, considering all the injuries...

Freshman goalie’s play earns player of the week

Lola Chase, Staff

October 29, 2016

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

For Elizabeth Kowalczyk, a lifetime of work has been rewarded. The freshman goalie’s road to the soccer fields at Cosumnes River College started at a young age. “15 years [ago]. I started when I was three. I always played with my little brother until my parents finally got me into little league, so I started playing...

Team carries strong familiarity into new season

Steven Bryla, Staff

October 29, 2016

Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

While other teams might have been kept down by a tough season, the women’s basketball team at Cosumnes River College has used it as fuel to turn things around. The Hawks welcome back eight returning players from last year’s roster on a team that went 5-20. The team and head coach are excited about the group they have...

DSPS on campus helps students acclimate to college life

Alejandra Morales, Staff

October 26, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Features

lThe Disability Support Programs & Services has been helping students with physical, psychological and learning disabilities for over 10 years. The program has facilities that help students with disabilities acclimate to college life and make it easy for them to graduate. One program offered is a software called Dragon...

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