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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 ...

Why you should support the Standing Rock Sioux against the Dakota Access Pipeline

Andrew Maestas, Staff

October 16, 2016

Freshwater is invaluable. The Native American people have been disrespected, devalued, their way of life disrupted. For the past few centuries the native people of the Americas have gone through mass genocide, oppression and slavery, and now the Standing Rock Sioux face another threat in this awful tradition. The $3.8 bi...

‘Trigger warnings’ serve no purpose on any college campus

Andrew Maestas, Staff

October 16, 2016

When anyone walks onto a college campus, it should imply a safe space. A safe space is a place to grow academically as adults and to be productive and contributing members of society. College is a place to learn in an environment free from censorship. As students, we all deserve the ability to decide for ourselves about ...

Hawks host three-day softball clinic for community

Andrew Flores, Staff

October 13, 2016

The Hawks softball team will host their annual fall Softball Clinic on Oct. 25-27 for the local community to help provide guidance and inspiration for younger softball players and promote their softball program. The clinic, which will be open for ages 10-18, offers a great opportunity for youths within the community and ...

Softball team develops rapport, skill in fall camp

Softball team develops rapport, skill in fall camp

October 13, 2016

While softball is played in the spring semester, the Hawks are already hard at work each week taking s...

Calvin’s success and energy recognized in athletic award

Calvin’s success and energy recognized in athletic award

October 13, 2016

After an outstanding week on the field, freshman midfielder, Averen Calvin, earned athlete of the week hono...

Man with gun spotted at Elk Grove Center

Matt Johnson and Courtney Fong

October 13, 2016

A student at the Elk Grove Center reported on Thursday morning that they observed a male suspect with a handgun in the first floor men’s bathroom, according to a Los Rios Police Department crime bulletin. At around 9:20-9:30 a.m., the witness reported they saw the male suspect, who was in an adjacent stall, remove a hand...

Established pop-punk band lacks originality in new album

Ashley Navarro, Editor

October 10, 2016

Lead singer Laura Jane Grace, of pop-punk band Against Me!, belts words of heartbreak and longing in the band’s seventh full length album, “Shape Shift With Me.”   It was only a few years ago when Grace came out to the public as transgender and started the process of gender change. The previous album the band released, ...

Food pantry provides students with food security

Food pantry provides students with food security

October 5, 2016

  “The Hawk Spot” food pantry officially opened to the Cosumnes River College community on Aug....

Freshmen athletes bring new life to their teams

Freshmen athletes bring new life to their teams

Steven Bryla, Staff

October 3, 2016

Most freshmen students usually get time to adjust to their new surroundings after their classes are over,...

Student voice recognized in LatinX event

Student voice recognized in LatinX event

October 2, 2016

Mes de LatinX officially opened on Sept. 21 with a lecture from Olmeca in the Recital Hall. Olmeca is ...

College taking steps in right direction to address student poverty

Editorial Staff

October 1, 2016

With the start of a new semester, a new program to help those in need arose on campus and with the help of the Elk Grove Food Bank, students who financially struggle to afford food can now get access to a food pantry at no cost. The food pantry, under the name of “The Hawk Spot”, is stocked with necessities and incre...

Honors program offers students political insight

Honors program offers students political insight

October 1, 2016

The Honor Seminar Political Campaign Communication course offered this semester on campus, thoroughly ...

Pro athletes can use the power of their voice to create change

Pro athletes can use the power of their voice to create change

September 29, 2016

For decades, professional athletes stepped beyond the field and used their platform to create change....

Volleyball setter named CRC’s student athlete of the week

Andrew Flores, Staff

September 29, 2016

As the fall sports season heats up during the first semester at Cosumnes River College, student athletes display their talents and academic rigor. Hawks’ sophomore volleyball setter, Lauren Smith, was crowned athlete of the week after playing a pivotal role in back-to-back games against the Columbia Claim Jumpers and Redwood...

Men's basketball coach Jonathan James takes part in an evening practice session.

Jonathan James comes home as new men’s basketball coach

September 29, 2016

It’s not often a coach has the opportunity to return to his alma mater and go full circle, but that’s...

Hawks drop conference opener in straight sets

Courtney Fong, Editor

September 23, 2016

The Hawks women’s volleyball team lost to Diablo Valley College in three sets on Wednesday evening. The match marked Cosumnes River College’s first Big 8 conference game of the season. “It wasn’t the best we could have done,” said middle hitter Hannah Norris. “It was a little low-energy, we needed more commun...

Students enter raffle to receive textbook scholarship

Students enter raffle to receive textbook scholarship

September 21, 2016

Cosumnes River College students waited in the heat, on Wednesday, Aug. 31, at the CRC fountain stage for the chance to hear their name ...

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