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A brand new four-year journey?

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

October 31, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

Community colleges have long been the first step for many students into a world of higher education as they complete the first two years of higher education before moving onto the four-year universities, but what if a student never had to leave their community college to earn a higher degree? California Community Colleges Chancellor...

Doctor and author educates campus on the benefits of a starch filled diet

Doctor and author educates campus on the benefits of a starch filled diet

October 31, 2013

Dr. John McDougall, author of the book “The Starch Solution,” spoke to a packed room about how pe...

3-D space thriller ‘Gravity’ takes audience to new heights

3-D space thriller ‘Gravity’ takes audience to new heights

October 18, 2013

If you’ve ever considered being an astronaut or space buccaneer, “Gravity” might just be your kind...

Seasonal hiring offers employment opportunities

Seasonal hiring offers employment opportunities

October 18, 2013

Whether you are looking to make a quick buck or looking for a stepping stone into full-time work, now is...

‘Trepidation Nation’ production sheds light on phobias

‘Trepidation Nation’ production sheds light on phobias

October 18, 2013

With haunted houses and costume parties hosted throughout the month, October is often viewed as a time to...

Netflix show offers glimpse into prison life for women

October 18, 2013

Netflix won its first Emmy on Sept. 22 with its highly-acclaimed series “House of Cards,” but another ...

Miss America pageant sparks ignorance

Miss America pageant sparks ignorance

Amari Gaffney, Staff Writer

October 18, 2013

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

The terrorist attacks on 9/11 were a horrific time in our nations history so what do they have to do...

Student choice and graduates’ income is focus of website

Student choice and graduates’ income is focus of website

Rachel Norris and LaChandra Marzetta

October 16, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

When choosing a career path, it’s not always possible for students to predict the possible earned salar...

Women’s soccer shutout by conference rival at home

Women’s soccer shutout by conference rival at home

October 8, 2013

Going into Friday, the Cosumnes River College women’s soccer team was undefeated in conference play, follow...

California minimum wage on the rise in 2014

California minimum wage on the rise in 2014

October 6, 2013

Democratic efforts to raise the minimum wage in California for the first time in five years, succeeded...

OneBook lecture tackles issue of food and culture in the United States

OneBook lecture tackles issue of food and culture in the United States

October 5, 2013

Students eager to learn about the increasingly high levels of body dissatisfaction both in America a...

New garage opens on campus

Bobby Bishop, Staff Writer

October 5, 2013

Filed under News

Students and faculty were provided with expanded parking choices this summer when the new parking structure was completed. This $32.5 million five-level parking garage,funded by Regional Transit as part of the Blue Line light rail extension to Cosumnes River College, has more than 2,000 parking spaces as well as an electric...

The Online Classroom

Josh Slowiczek and Amari Gaffney

October 5, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

Cosumnes River College has seen an increase in the presence and availability of online and Desire2Learn supported courses, a technologically-based style of teaching known as distance education. This growing trend of distance education at CRC was addressed in the Substantive Change Proposal, a report presented to the Los Rios Boa...

Assembly bill reaches governor’s desk

Brusly Voong, Staff Writer

October 5, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

Students at six California community colleges will have the opportunity to accelerate their educational goals with greater access to high-demand classes if Assembly Bill 955 passes. The bill was proposed by Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, on Feb. 22, and creates a pilot program between the six colleges. Students at...

Competition promotes fitness in Elk Grove

Competition promotes fitness in Elk Grove

October 2, 2013

People in the community of Elk Grove came together to promote health and fitness in the 4th Annual 2...

September 25, 2013

Spending four years, or more, to pursue a degree while racking up debt is nothing surprising when it...

Sharing is only a few seconds away with phone app

Sharing is only a few seconds away with phone app

Emily Collins, Staff Writer

September 25, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

Sending a picture to one of your friends can sometimes be cumbersome. You have to click on the photo,...

Coming full circle

Coming full circle

Emily Collins, Staff Writer

September 24, 2013

Filed under Features, Profiles

Starting a new position can sometimes be intimidating; becoming familiar with your surroundings, co-w...

OneBook event aims to promote healthy eating and thriftiness

Will Grubb, Staff Writer

September 23, 2013

Filed under News

Students and faculty will gather in the Orchard Room, in the cafeteria, on Sept. 27 in order to gain insight into not only how affordable eating healthy can be, but the costs of eating an unhealthy diet. The hands-on workshop, titled “Eat This, Not That: Getting Your Daily Superfoods,” will be presented by nutrition pro...

‘Percy Jackson,’ the one quest wonder

‘Percy Jackson,’ the one quest wonder

September 19, 2013

Being a demigod and the son of Poseidon isn't exactly all it's cracked up to be. "With great power comes ...

Elk Grove Center open for business

Elk Grove Center open for business

September 19, 2013

The bright sun and strong wind that blew foreshadowed new opportunities as Cosumnes River College’s ...

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