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Why are we easing up on water conservation efforts again?

EJ Aguayo, Editor

April 20, 2016

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

As the weather begins to heat up, it’s not uncommon to see car-wash fundraisers with water left running aimlessly, or overflooding lawns as the result of someone forgetting to set a sprinkler timer. Stubbornly wasteful habits were large contributors to the coping difficulties California residents faced when emergency water use ...

Re; “Scholarship opportunites available on campus”

Cameron Crouch, Reader

April 13, 2016

Filed under Letters To the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor, Many students neglect to take advantage of this great opportunity to help raise funds for their continued education. I am personally a success story of applying and receiving one of CRC’s student scholarships. The entire process took less than an hour and was well worth it! Not only do you receive the monetary...

Re; “Students still need free college tuition”

Jenna Pulanco, Reader

April 13, 2016

Filed under Letters To the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor, Hey. Thank you for putting out an opinion piece regarding free college tuition. I think that tuition should be free and that education should be free. Hopefully Obama's plan, America’s College Promise proposal, even though it fell through during his administration will be revived during whoever wins the next...

Mardi Gras hits CRC with themed club fair

Ashley Navarro, Staff

April 13, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Clubs, Features, Most Recent

Cosumnes River College’s student clubs gathered together for a Mardi Gras themed event on March 31 to help promote themselves and potentially gain new members. Jazz-style music and the typical mardi gras decorations helped bring the event together. Students were dancing and participating in the activities set up such as spinning a...

Professor’s cookbook guides you through any level of healthy eating

Nicole Goodie, Staff

April 13, 2016

Filed under Features, Food, Most Recent, Reviews

Eating healthy is definitely easier said than done. All the complex recipes with ingredients you can hardly pronounce, the prep time and the idea of cutting out those favorite snacks can easily turn someone away. One cookbook has made it easier to transition into a healthier lifestyle. “The Foodie Bar Way” written by Nutritio...

Meet the candidates of the upcoming ASCRC elections

Brennan Smith, Staff Writer

April 11, 2016

Filed under Campus, Community, News

Four candidates are running in the Associated Students Cosumnes River College spring election on April 12-13. The four candidates running include Tony Tran, Freddy K. Monde, Ericca Le and Evan Nguyen  who are running for Student Senate President, Student Senate Treasurer and Commissioner for the Clubs and Events Board. They...

Baseball team remains strong heading into final month of the season

Baseball team remains strong heading into final month of the season

April 6, 2016

Heading into the final month of the season, the baseball team is in good position to finish strong. Sitt...

Hawks’ softball walk-off winners over Diablo Valley College

Matt Johnson, Editor

April 3, 2016

Filed under Softball, Sports

The softball team picked up a critical win on Friday, beating Diablo Valley College on a walk-off single by sophomore first baseman Raechel Hooper. It was the team’s second win of the day and improved their record to 24-6 on the season. After shutting out the Vikings in the first game of the double header with a 7-0 w...

Hawks lineup explodes for 20 runs in win over San Joaquin Delta

Matt Johnson, Editor

March 26, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Hawks baseball team picked up a crucial conference win on Tuesday, blowing out San Joaquin Delta College by a final score of 20-8. The team was led by strong performances by sophomore pitcher Matt Richardson, sophomore second baseman Devin Pettengill, freshman outfielder Chris Loeb and sophomore shortstop Andre Gregory. ...

Softball team shuts out Sacramento City College in conference battle

Matt Johnson, Editor

March 23, 2016

Filed under Softball, Sports

The Cosumnes River College softball team picked up an important conference win on Tuesday, defeating Sacramento City College 6-0, improving its conference record to 4-2 with a 20-5 overall record on the season. Freshman pitcher Aimee Hutchinson threw a shutout, allowing only four hits and striking out nine over seven ...

New RPG ‘The Division’ impresses with post-apocalyptic New York setting

New RPG ‘The Division’ impresses with post-apocalyptic New York setting

March 23, 2016

A desolate city ruined by a pandemic called “Green Poison” causes survivors to find a cure while ...

Hawks’ softball team shuts out Modesto College in conference opener

Kayleen Carter, Staff

March 17, 2016

Filed under Softball, Sports, Top Stories

The Hawks’ softball team played their first conference game of the season on Tuesday, defeating Modesto College 8-0 in five innings. The conference game was originally planned as a double-header against Santa Rosa on March 12, however, due to poor weather conditions the game was postponed until March 15. Even so, head...

Accounting students offer free income tax preparation

Accounting students offer free income tax preparation

March 17, 2016

The students and people in the surrounding community of Cosumnes River College have the chance to get ...

CRC surpasses expectations in spring blood drive

Erica Trujillo, Staff

March 16, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Top Stories

Twice a semester Cosumnes River College holds a blood drive to encourage people to save lives by giving a quick pint of blood and then they can be on their way.  The incentive to donate is usually out of the kindness of a person’s heart and a free t-shirt. Blood Source, the company that hosts the blood drives, came out ...

Whose lives matter?

EJ Aguayo, Editor

March 10, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The U.S. was founded on principles of theft through the genocide of its natives and the stolen labor of African slaves, but its citizens stand on pledges of freedom, liberty and justice for all who choose to settle on its soil. Depending on the skin color of whom you ask, those promises have been maintained. However, we sti...

Women’s history month begins on campus with a showing of the film ‘East Side Sushi’

Women’s history month begins on campus with a showing of the film ‘East Side Sushi’

March 10, 2016

The Recital Hall was cool and inviting as an audience of students sat quietly in their seats to see t...

Society submits to rape culture

Courtney Fong, Staff

March 10, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Rape culture is an environment in which beliefs and practices encourage behaviors leading to rape, normalizing sexual violence. Recently, many have taken a stand to shine light on the issue. At the 88th Annual Oscars Awards Show, Lady Gaga sang “Till it Happens to You” as several survivors of sexual assault, branded w...

Editorial: Colleges should not undermine accomplishments of skill builders

Editorial Staff

March 10, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Community colleges exist to help students further themselves. Whether it’s in pursuit of a degree, transferring to a university or just looking to better themselves for their career, success should be measured in different ways. Currently, students who want to enhance their professional skills for employment, referred to ...

Editorial: Students still need free college tuition

Editorial Staff

March 10, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Most students would jump for joy if free community college tuition actually became a reality. Between rent, living expenses and transportation, many people give up on the idea of going to college, believing that incurring debt from tuition costs isn’t worth it. In January 2015, President Barack Obama unveiled the America’s...

Students that don’t work for a degree can still increase their wages

Tyler Santana, Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2016

Filed under Campus, Issues, Most Recent, News

California Community Colleges for the 2013-14 year have helped to increase overall wages of students who take classes that build on their skills by almost $500 million, according to a press release from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office. These students, called skill builders, take community college classes...

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