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New students learn best tips on how to achieve academic success in college

Artemus Steele, Staff

September 20, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Features

It’s the start of a new fall semester, and that means there are new incoming students. That being said, here are a few things new students should know. As new students, it's a good idea to get acquainted with the campus and its various services, such as counselors, Extended Opportunity Programs and Services and various ...

Counseling pop-ups bring counseling services directly to students

John Cabales, Staff

September 19, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Features

Counselors at Cosumnes River College are trying new and innovative ways to get students to come in and see them. One of those ways are what they call “counselor pop-ups” The idea of doing pop-ups was created by Christopher Torres, a Student Success and Support Program, or Triple SP,  counselor. Torres said that when ...

Final Destination creator gives film students insight about working in the film industry

Final Destination creator gives film students insight about working in the film industry

Jannah Khalil, Editor

September 1, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Breaking News, Features, Most Recent, Top Stories

Students at Cosumnes River College got to experience a presentation from special guest Jeffrey Reddick, ...

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel loses some traction, still delivers fun installment

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel loses some traction, still delivers fun installment

May 10, 2017

Adding yet another installment to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Director James Gunn produces a fun, albe...

Kanye’s bad reputation doesn’t represent his talent

Kanye’s bad reputation doesn’t represent his talent

May 3, 2017

Was it the outrageous price of beer, the line it took to get inside or the two hour wait for the show...

Netfix series ‘Iron Fist’ disappoints diehard fans

Justin Cordero, Staff

April 5, 2017

Filed under Features, Most Recent, Reviews

Marvel’s newest Netflix series, “Iron Fist,” is borderline mediocre for those unfamiliar with the superhero and a lackluster with comic book fans. After the successful depictions of other New York superheroes like Daredevil, Jessica Jones and Luke Cage in their own respective series, Marvel’s approach to introducin...

Students share their appreciation of campus resources

Steven Bryla, Staff

April 5, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Features

Cosumnes River College offers a wide variety of clubs and events going on its campus. Student opinions on the different opportunities that the campus is able to offer compares to what the student body looks for in attending the right college environment for them. For example, the campaign for the student election began ...

Alternative radio stations have lost their edge

Alternative radio stations have lost their edge

April 5, 2017

After a snafu of a year, 2017 was given the expectations of being the messiah. It would rise from the...

Campus crimes are a reminder to be cautious

Missy Amaya and Justin Cordero

March 21, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Most Recent

As emailed bulletins about crimes committed at Cosumnes River College circulate, students have begun to realize that they should be more cautious when alone on campus. Many college students, especially freshmen, like to believe that the campus is a completely safe place where nothing bad can happen to them. Most of them are shoc...

Media blurs the line between empowerment and sexualization

Media blurs the line between empowerment and sexualization

March 21, 2017

One of my favorite childhood memories included sitting in my brother’s room and getting completely des...

‘Logan’ provides a satisfying completion to the iconic character

Justin Cordero, Staff

March 8, 2017

Filed under Features, Most Recent, Reviews

“Logan” is the classic story of the unwilling hero told through the lens of one of Marvel’s most popular superheroes warped into an aged old man who carries the weight of his past sins on his shoulders. The film, directed by James Mangold, is unlike any other previous Marvel superhero movie to date. The story overall i...

‘Get Out’ makes a splash amidst controversy

Stan Smith, Staff

March 8, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Reviews

“Get Out” marks the directorial debut of Jordan Peele, who gained fame from his television show “Key and Peele” alongside co-creator Keegan Michael Key. The film built up a considerable amount of excitement in the weeks leading up to its release thanks to incredibly favorable reviews. Even now, “Get Out” holds ...

Students and faculty urge newcomers to take advantage of resources

Jannah Kahlil, Staff

March 8, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Features

As a new semester rolls in, Cosumnes River College welcomes a new batch of freshman in need of advice and guidance on how to smoothly navigate through their next few years. Many freshmen start college nervous and unsure of how they will proceed through the next few years to reach their goal, whatever it may be. But what f...

Los Campesinos! release another successful album after four years

Los Campesinos! release another successful album after four years

Ashley Navarro, Editor

March 8, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Most Recent, Reviews

It had been a little over three years since the seven-piece Welsh indie rock band, Los Campesinos!, gra...

Unequal opportunity for black students discussed at Black History Month event

Unequal opportunity for black students discussed at Black History Month event

February 22, 2017

An interactive talk kicked off Black History Month at Cosumnes River College. Raquel Simental, direc...

Event on campus celebrates it’s love of anthropology and Darwin

Event on campus celebrates it’s love of anthropology and Darwin

February 18, 2017

“Anthro Day of Love” was a celebration combining Charles Darwin’s birthday, Anthropology Day and ...

Safe Spaces program holds event to unify students

Safe Spaces program holds event to unify students

February 9, 2017

Safe Spaces Day was held on Feb. 7 and was an event that raised awareness for the Safe Spaces program at ...

Political themes seep into music industry

Political themes seep into music industry

February 9, 2017

From Billie Holiday’s “Strange Fruit” to Green Day’s “American Idiot,” music has been used t...

Students question authenticity of holiday

Steven Bryla, Staff

February 9, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Most Recent, Sex and Relationships

As the rain continues to fall on the Cosumnes River College campus, students only have a few more days until it starts raining hearts on Valentine’s Day. Cupid shoots his arrow hoping to bring single people together to enjoy a night of fun with one another or just let couples go out and spoil each other for one night. But ...

‘A Dog’s Purpose’ falls short of delivery with controversial scene and lack of character chemistry

‘A Dog’s Purpose’ falls short of delivery with controversial scene and lack of character chemistry

Missy Amaya, Staff

February 1, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Most Recent, Reviews

If you are one who is prone to crying when the dog dies in a movie, be prepared. This heartbreaking oc...

Horror film ‘The Bye Bye Man’ falls short of thrilling the audience

Horror film ‘The Bye Bye Man’ falls short of thrilling the audience

January 28, 2017

“The Bye Bye Man” does not measure up to the goosebumps on your arms from seeing the trailer. Ins...

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