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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...

Cosumnes River College baseball alumni and current players shake hands after the 2016-2017 team won the annual alumni game 2-0 on Nov. 5.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

California passes shower bill for homeless college students

Andrew Maestas, Staff

November 2, 2016

California community colleges will give shower access to students who are homeless at the beginning of 2017. Assembly Bill 1995, proposed by Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Carpinteria, requires community college campuses that have shower facilities to create a plan that would give homeless students access to those facilities. Students must ...

It’s time to eradicate the death penalty

Andrew Flores, Staff

October 29, 2016

As the Nov. 8 election nears, Californians are presented with 17 propositions, one of which is a matter of life or death. Voters will be given the opportunity to repeal the death penalty under Proposition 62, which will establish life in prison without the possibility of parole as the most severe punishment. With the p...

Hawks conquer adversity to push for playoff spot

Jared Lee, Staff

October 29, 2016

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

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

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

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...

“The Barn” offers a unique experience, Friday nights in West Sacramento

Stan Smith, Staff

October 24, 2016

With striking, abstract lines dominating the skyline west of the Sacramento River, The Barn’s architecture looks like something straight out of a Picasso painting. Constructed as essentially a funky bridge on land, The Barn mixes a modern venue with traditional features - drinks, live music and a great view of downtown...

Latinx Honors Night awards Latinx students for their academic excellence

Alejandra Morales, Staff

October 24, 2016

Hispanic heritage month officially wrapped up with a tribute to student success in school with an honors night on Oct. 14 . Honors night started at 6 p.m. in the recital hall on campus and it awarded Latinx students who received a 3.0-3.5 GPA. Latinx standing for gender inclusive, there were over 20 students who receive...

CRC hosts first tiny house competition

Rachel Norris, Staff

October 24, 2016

In the midst of all the tininess, a rather great event took place in parking lot E of Cosumnes River College on Oct. 15. Students from multiple universities and residents from all over the state of California visited the campus to view the energy-efficient tiny homes, built over a span of two years by the architecture stude...

CRC Theatre Department brings “A Raisin in the Sun” to life with outstanding performance

Andrew Flores, Staff

October 23, 2016

With a beautifully written script by Lorraine Hansberry and a talented cast, Cosumnes River College Theatre Department was able to bring “A Raisin in the Sun” to life. “A Raisin in the Sun” follows an ordinary black family in the 1950s that is allocated $10,000 from a life insurance check after the husband and fa...

Cosumnes River brings intensity in 4-1 win over West Hills College

Cosumnes River brings intensity in 4-1 win over West Hills College

October 21, 2016

Cosumnes River College stayed in control throughout a physical game on Friday against West Hills Colle...

'Birth of a Nation' lacks depth and consistency

‘Birth of a Nation’ lacks depth and consistency

October 19, 2016

A significant amount of both excitement and controversy surrounded the theatrical release of “Birth ...

Mural celebrates Latinx community

Mural celebrates Latinx community

October 19, 2016

The Latinx community held an event in the campus quad at 11 a.m., where artist Raul Mejia sketched out ...

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