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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...

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 ...

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