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Faculty given opportunity to voice concerns, desired qualities in search for new president

Heather Kemp, Staff Writer

February 7, 2015

Filed under Campus, Most Recent, News

The Winn Center Community Room was filled with students and faculty on Feb. 6 as a town hall meeting was held to discuss the process of finding Cosumnes River College’s new campus president. The meeting, lasting just over an hour, provided the campus community a chance to express what qualities they were looking for in...

U.S. must aid in Chibok girls rescue

U.S. must aid in Chibok girls rescue

May 14, 2014

One minute, you are preparing for your final exams, rereading your notes over and over.  The next minute...

Legal drinking age should not change because of survey

Heather kemp, Staff Writer

April 12, 2014

Filed under Forum, Opinion

Do you remember that time when 100 college presidents signed a petition saying that the legal drinking age being 21 is not working? This sounds like a plot to a teen comedy that would rake in big bucks at the box office. If it ever was made into a movie, it would be based on true events because this actually happened. In 2009, t...

Distracted driving puts others’ lives at risk

Distracted driving puts others’ lives at risk

March 28, 2014

There is a killer on the loose.  One that can change the lives of people in the blink of an eye, or...

Blaming victims of bullying is never the right course of action

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

March 27, 2014

Filed under Forum, Opinion

Imagine that someone just burst into your house and beat you and stole a bunch of your stuff. When the police arrive, their only response to you is that you should not have such nice stuff. I bet that wouldn’t feel good at all. This same victim blaming has plagued those who have been raped, and now it is spreading towards...

Discussing free community college would lead to more issues for California

Bobby Bishop, Staff Writer

March 26, 2014

Filed under Forum, Opinion

Free, everyone loves the word free, it means people don’t have to pay for something. But what does it mean when community college is free? Debt, crowded campuses and a more expensive four-year college.  California lawmakers are considering free community college and it will be discussed in 2015, according to ABC News. ...

Additonal fees do nothing but punish students

Additonal fees do nothing but punish students

March 12, 2014

The cry to end the seemingly never ending  increases in tuition has shifted, as schools in the Calif...

Methodist churches show level of acceptance to gay community

Jelina Cortero, Staff Writer

March 11, 2014

Filed under Forum, Opinion

For years, members of the gay and lesbian community have been fighting for their right to marry their significant others, but because of the religious views of the church, the right to a same-sex marriage has been a constant battle. But not anymore. Thirty Methodist churches have taken their stand against the rights that...

Traditional classroom setting better for students than online classes

Traditional classroom setting better for students than online classes

March 3, 2014

Imagine lying in bed in the morning with your pajamas on and not having to get up and rush to get rea...

‘Affluenza’ condition is another way to protect the wealthy

Greg Prouty, Staff Writer

February 21, 2014

Filed under Forum, Opinion

If there was ever any illusion that the justice system in America treated everyone equally, the case of Ethan Couch is a grave awakening to us all. Couch, a 16-year-old Texas teenager, born to a millionaire family, killed four people while drunk driving. Couch was driving down a rural road at 70 mph three times over the legal...

Raising federal minimum wage is a step in the right direction

Raising federal minimum wage is a step in the right direction

February 5, 2014

President Barack Obama recently proposed raising the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10, a mo...

Bieber’s actions don’t make him a bad guy

Bieber’s actions don’t make him a bad guy

Shafa Ilyas, Staff Writer

February 4, 2014

Filed under Forum, Opinion

It’s not simple being Justin Bieber. Getting arrested for driving under the influence, having a house ...

Disney makes right move with lesbian couple

February 1, 2014

Disney Channel made history and headlines on Jan. 26 when it debuted its first lesbian couple on the ...

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