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Gambino delivers with second half on new dual album

Emiliano Martin, Staff Writer

October 31, 2014

Independent rapper Childish Gambino continues to expand on the term concept album with his newest double album “STN MTN / Kauai.” It continues the story of The Boy, the through line to Gambino’s albums since last year’s “Because the Internet,” a character who was presumed dead by the end of his last album’s...

Northern California four-year colleges considered affordable in comparison to the rest of the state

Northern California four-year colleges considered affordable in comparison to the rest of the state

October 14, 2014

In the recent Congressional debate between incumbent Ami Bera and candidate Doug Ose, both candidates ag...

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“NehruvianDOOM” is a step in the right direction for hip-hop duo

October 12, 2014

MF DOOM one of, if not the most, influential rappers of the early ’00s has returned for the collaboration album “NehruvianDOOM”...

Board of Governors believes graduates are key to California’s economic future

Board of Governors believes graduates are key to California's economic future

Emiliano Martin, Staff Writer

September 30, 2014

With California’s economy still recovering from the recession, The California Community College Board...

Independent artists first album surpasses all expectations

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Emiliano Martin, Staff Writer

September 22, 2014

Independent artist Raury set the internet abuzz with the release of his first single “God’s Whisper”...

Rapper’s second album provides a creative expansion beyond previous work

Rapper's second album provides a creative expansion beyond previous work

Emiliano Martin, Staff Writer

July 13, 2014

You can call Ab-Soul many things, amongst them he prefers “Lupe Fiasco on drugs” or an “idiot,...

New technology offers students a different way to communicate

New technology offers students a different way to communicate

Emiliano Martin, Staff Writer

May 19, 2014

In a time when we’ve all come to expect constant connection with friends, family and everyone around...

Loss of sleep may cause greater damage in the long run

Emiliano Martin, Staff Writer

May 3, 2014

While the health and academic issues concerning college students and lack of sleep, especially when it comes to cramming for exams, are not a new conversation, a new study published in the Journal of Neuroscience on March 18 brings a possible new focus to the issue. According to the new study, done by neuroscientist Sigrid...

Hip-hop group’s new album reflects inner-city New York roots

April 22, 2014

From the first minute of the first track, the hip-hop group Ratking lets the listener know their debut...

Program provides students a faster path through their college years

Emiliano Martin, Staff Writer

April 9, 2014

For many, the transition into community college can seem overwhelming. In an effort to alleviate this challenge, the Student Success and Support Program has been implemented into junior colleges across California, as of 2014. The SSSP was designed to allow students an easier way to navigate the college process through orientation...

Student government looks to social media, elections for student awareness

Emiliano Martin, Staff Writer

March 22, 2014

As the time for mid-term elections throughout the nation nears, closer to home elections of a different sort are about to occur. The Associated Students of Cosumnes River College Student Senate elections are in April, and the current student senate is hoping to increase student participation. “The student senate serves as the ...

Students who attend Cosumnes River College visit the tables set up by various four-year colleges in preparation for transfer at the fall Transfer Day Fair in September 2013. Attending a two-year college similar to CRC gives students a leg up educationally and financially when they transfer to the next level of education.

Two-year schools provide alternative to high student debt

March 16, 2014

At four-year colleges across California, in 2012, 52 percent of students had an average of $20,269 in...

Students  practice lifting dumbbells in a power sculpting class in EGA 114 at the Elk Grove Center on Feb. 24.

How to stay in shape on a budget

February 25, 2014

We’re all aware of the need to live a healthier lifestyle, but there are so many options and it can b...

Digital currency isn't coming, it's already here

Digital currency isn’t coming, it’s already here

February 20, 2014

Bitcoin, an innovative, electronic form of currency, is a viable form of money ready to be used with...

Flu season proves to be deadlier than previous years

Emiliano Martin, Staff Writer

February 6, 2014

*Story updated 2/11/2014 to reflect increased amount of flu related deaths*   Sacramento County flu deaths have risen to 24 victims and flu season has only just peaked, according to a press release from the Sacramento Department of Health and Human Services on Feb. 5. This year's viruses have hit an unlikely group compared to pre...

Sophomore center fielder Cody Morris hits the ball deep into center field, bouncing off the back wall, early in the second inning against the Shasta Knights on Feb. 1.

Baseball team opens season with shut out against Lassen

February 4, 2014

The Cosumnes River Hawks came into the first game of the 2014 season, against the Shasta Knights, pre...

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