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Cosumnes River shuts out Cañada College in home opener

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

Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

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

Extremist fans pose the greatest threat to sports

Extremist fans pose the greatest threat to sports

August 21, 2016

You can find fans who support a team at any level of athletic competition. It’s one of the things that m...

Los Rios Police encourage community effort to improve campus security

Matt Johnson and Courtney Fong

August 20, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, News

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...

Hawks advance in super regionals after 8-4 win over San Mateo

Hawks advance in super regionals after 8-4 win over San Mateo

Matt Johnson, Editor

May 16, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Top Stories

  In a playoff-deciding game against College of San Mateo, Cosumnes River College came through in g...

Cosumnes River shuts out Feather River to advance to super regionals

Matt Johnson, Editor

May 10, 2016

Filed under Softball, Sports

  The Cosumnes River College softball team continued their strong start to the postseason on Sunday, taking game two in the best-of-three series against Feather River College with a six-inning shutout by pitcher Angelica Dark. With the 8-0 win, the Hawks advance to the super regionals. Cosumnes River struck early on Sunday, hitti...

Softball uses timely hitting to take playoff opener against Feather River College

May 9, 2016

Filed under Softball, Sports

Cosumnes River College played Feather River College in the softball regional playoffs on Saturday. With a final score of 11-6, the Hawks took the first game in the best-of-three series. Consistent pitching, smart steals and well-placed hits won the game. Right fielder Daniella Medina gave the Hawks a head start on the score...

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

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus Life, Features, Reviews, Top Stories

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

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Profiles, Top Stories

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

Filed under Softball, Sports

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

Filed under Baseball, Sports

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...

We need to open up about mental health issues

Editorial Staff

May 5, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

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 ...

Baseball overcomes obstacles to win series over Santa Rosa

Baseball overcomes obstacles to win series over Santa Rosa

May 5, 2016

The Hawks baseball team finished the regular season taking two of three games in a heated series against...

Doctors are the only safe providers of birth control

Oksana Barrios, Staff

May 5, 2016

Filed under Opinion

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...

Pro athletes are silenced by stigmas on mental health

Matt Johnson, Editor

May 5, 2016

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

When people are asked to define a professional athlete, some of the first words that come to mind are large, muscular, masculine and tough. Especially for elite athletes, who are sometimes described as not being human. It is meant in a positive light, saying the athlete does things that few humans can do. But sports fans often...

Hawks baseball team misses opportunities in loss to Santa Rosa

EJ Aguayo, Editor

April 26, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Sports

In a battle for first place in the Big 8 Conference, the Hawks baseball team fell short losing 5-3 against Santa Rosa on Saturday. Hawks’ pitcher Matt Richardson gave up two runs at the top of the first inning that would reflect a series of team missteps throughout the game. Not dwelling on any single mistake, Richardson was ...

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

EJ Aguayo, Editor

April 23, 2016

Filed under Opinion

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...

Young tennis team gains experience in trying season

Courtney Fong, Staff

April 22, 2016

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Women's Tennis

As the men’s and women’s tennis season comes to a close, the Hawks reflected on the past three months as a new team under first-year head coach Brandon Ellis and assistant coach Edmund Carter. Though the men had a 2-7 record and the women went 0-11, the teams were successful in developing a team culture, building a fou...

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