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Students face increasing stress during finals

Students face increasing stress during finals

December 5, 2016

With the semester coming to an end and finals soon approaching, stress levels begin to rise as Cosumnes River College students prepare to ...

New financial aid changes require classes to align with academic major

Steven Bryla, Staff

December 5, 2016

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News, Top Stories

Registration for Spring 2017 classes began on Monday for students at Cosumnes River College. But a new change to financial aid requirements can reduce the amount of aid students receive. Students applying for financial aid will no longer receive financial aid for classes outside of their program of study. Brendan James,...

Student medical needs are brought to light

Julie Wallinger, Staff

November 16, 2016

Filed under Campus, Health, News, Top Stories

Stories of syringes being discarded in the streets and parks have been a popular urban legend for years. But for the custodial staff of a large, public college like Cosumnes River College, improperly disposed of sharps are a very real concern. Sharp waste is defined by Campus Nurse Michelle Barkley as any item that comes...

Students stay longer than planned at community colleges

Lola Chase, Staff

November 16, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Cosumnes River College is a two-year community college, but two years is a reality for few people. A 2012 study done on CRC showed that 7 percent of students graduated within that expected time frame, according to the College Navigator of National Center for Education Statistics. “I don’t think it is a two-year colle...

This election abandoned the millennial

Lola Chase, Staff

November 9, 2016

Filed under Current Affairs, Most Recent, Opinion

I feel cheated out of my passion to promote change and progress. I was meant to be a part of this big pivotal part of history, leading through the 2016 election, the part where we all stop being ignorant and look around and see that we’re hurting each other, and that we are the means to our own suffering, and once and fo...

Veterans Day, a time for honor and rememberance

Steven Bryla, Staff

November 8, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Features

Tomorrow is a day of honoring the brave men and women that served our country in the military. A day where discounts are given and special events like parades with former and current military members marching down streets across the nation is the least that could be done. Cosumnes River College has 418 veterans attend...

“Doctor Strange” introduced into the Marvel universe

LeShea Munoz, Editor

November 8, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

Doctor Strange, a 2016 American superhero film featuring a Marvel Comics character of the same name. The highly anticipated film is produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is film number 14 in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), and is directed by Scott Derrickson (Sinister and S...

Super foods could benefit your health

Rachel Norris, Staff

November 8, 2016

Filed under Features, Food

There’s a big chance that many students have already fallen victim to the persisting illnesses that come around this time of year: colds and the big one, the flu. Nobody wants to fall behind in their studies because they caught the dreadful flu that could have been prevented in the first place. We know that prevention is ...

Millennials disenchanted with politics, conflicted about voting

Justin Cordero, Guest Writer

November 4, 2016

Filed under Campus, Issues, National, News, Top Stories

With the election drawing closer, millennial voters are struggling to find a good reason to vote. Across campus and throughout the past week, many of the millennials interviewed said that they are going to vote this year and urged others to do so as well, while others were either not interested in politics or said felt they...

Cosumnes River College and Regional Transit open pedestrian bridge

Alejandra Morales, Staff

November 3, 2016

Filed under Campus, Community, News, Top Stories

The opening ceremony for the Cosumnes River College pedestrian bridge was held in front of the light rail station platform on Monday morning. The bridge extends from the parking structure of the school all the way down to the light rail station. CRC President Edward Bush said the purpose was to give students a safer option...

Proposition 64 could legalize recreational cannabis

Proposition 64 could legalize recreational cannabis

October 31, 2016

Depending on how voters vote on Proposition 64, the recreational use of cannabis could be legalized for...

FAFSA applications open three months earlier

Jared Lee, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, National, News, Top Stories

This year, the opening submission date for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, also known as the FAFSA, has been shifted from January to October. This new, earlier submission date is a permanent change. Students will now be able to submit their FAFSA in the future as early as Oct. 1 each year, according to the Federal...

Latinx Honors Night awards Latinx students for their academic excellence

Alejandra Morales, Staff

October 24, 2016

Filed under Clubs, Features

Hispanic heritage month officially wrapped up with a tribute to student success in school with an honors night on Oct. 14 . Honors night started at 6 p.m. in the recital hall on campus and it awarded Latinx students who received a 3.0-3.5 GPA. Latinx standing for gender inclusive, there were over 20 students who receive...

CRC hosts first tiny house competition

Rachel Norris, Staff

October 24, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus Life, Features

In the midst of all the tininess, a rather great event took place in parking lot E of Cosumnes River College on Oct. 15. Students from multiple universities and residents from all over the state of California visited the campus to view the energy-efficient tiny homes, built over a span of two years by the architecture stude...

Club Activities Fair engages students with interactive displays and activities

Courtney Fong, News Editor

October 22, 2016

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

It was around 1 p.m. on Thursday when cheers sounded from the wide walkway near the quad. A small audience of students clustered around the Veterans Club table to watch two participants stuff their faces with bagged barbeque pork. They only had two minutes left to finish an entire MRE, a military Meal Ready to Eat, which...

Tiny house competition sees huge turnout

Rachel Norris, Staff

October 17, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Features

In the midst of all the tininess, a rather great event took place in parking lot E of Cosumnes River College on Oct. 15. Students from multiple universities and residents from all over the state of California visited the campus to view the energy-efficient tiny homes, built over a span of two years by the architecture stude...

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

Andrew Maestas, Staff

October 16, 2016

Filed under Forum, Opinion

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...

Campus donates 175 pints of blood in first blood drive of semester

Abigail Babineau, Staff Writer

October 1, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Students and faculty came out and donated their blood in the first campus blood drive of the semester. Blood Source came to Cosumnes River College on Sept. 12 and 13 and will be back Nov. 8 and 9 this semester. “My hope is the most common reason [for students to give blood] is that they hope, intrinsically want to do well...

CRC hosts first presidential debate viewing and discussion

CRC hosts first presidential debate viewing and discussion

October 1, 2016

Tuesday night had the largest projected audience of a presidential debate in U.S. history, with an expected...

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 ...

Art exhibit influences a positive image on African American community

Art exhibit influences a positive image on African American community

August 28, 2016

Cosumnes River College’s summer art exhibit, “The Black Effect: Race and Social Justice” which fea...

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