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New major will focus on race and ethnicity as well as women and gender

Mason White, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019

Two new majors related to social justice are coming to campus soon, and they have many new academic opportunities to offer students. These new majors will give students at Cosumnes River College the opportunity to study historically marginalized groups. Students who take these courses will cover topics such as race, gender...

Gender-neutral bathrooms are still inaccessible to students on campus

Gender-neutral bathrooms are still inaccessible to students on campus

March 29, 2019

Since the implementation of the California's Equal Restroom Access Act in 2017, many places of busines...

Support is available for students after decision in the Stephon Clark case

Summer Lomendehe, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019

When it was announced on March 2 that the police officers who shot Stephon Clark would not be charged, the decision was met with mixed responses. Clark was a 22-year-old Sacramento man who was shot multiple times after two officers mistook his cellphone for a gun. Counseling Dean Shannon Cooper said this incident has impac...

Campus forms committee to address sexual harassment culture

Kellie Bevins, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019

Following an investigation that occurred in early 2018 when a 20-year-old student filed a sexual harassment complaint against a former counselor, Cosumnes River College has since assembled a task force to enact change in college culture. College President Ed Bush said he is pushing to increase awareness of campus-wide progra...

Enrollment continues to decline

Kristi Doan, Staff

March 8, 2017

Over the last few years, student enrollment has continued to decrease each semester. Compared to this time last year, there has been about a 3 percent drop in students enrolled at Cosumnes River College, said Communications and Public Information Officer Kristie West. “When the economy is poor and people begin to lose ...

District resolution protects undocumented students

Missy Amaya, Staff

February 9, 2017

The Los Rios Community College District has reaffirmed its commitment to diversity by signing a new resolution in support of undocumented students and employees. On Jan. 11 the LRCCD Board of Trustees unanimously passed Resolution  2017-02, which takes a stance in support of students and employees covered by the Deferred ...

‘All Nations Day’ celebrates Native American culture

Jasmine Jernigan, Guest Writer

November 22, 2016

On Nov. 6, Cosumnes River College celebrated All Nations Day in the campus quad. The event started with an opening prayer led by a Maori dancer from New Zealand. The weather was nice and warm as people gathered around the quad to watch the Maori dancers, and dancers from other tribes. Maori Dancer Nico Ihimaera Rooseboo...

Student medical needs are brought to light

Julie Wallinger, Staff

November 16, 2016

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...

Art exhibition exposes students to bay area sculptors

Art exhibition exposes students to bay area sculptors

November 6, 2016

A reception on Saturday kicked off the start of an exhibition displaying the artwork of Bay Area ceramic...

‘Birth of a Nation’ lacks depth and consistency

‘Birth of a Nation’ lacks depth and consistency

October 19, 2016

A significant amount of both excitement and controversy surrounded the theatrical release of “Birth ...

Mural celebrates Latinx community

Mural celebrates Latinx community

October 19, 2016

The Latinx community held an event in the campus quad at 11 a.m., where artist Raul Mejia sketched out ...

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...

Beyoncé empowers fans with new visual album

Beyoncé empowers fans with new visual album

May 9, 2016

From political issues to personal life matters, Beyonce’s new album hit titled “Lemonade” incor...

‘Arms and the Man’ tells story of love during war

Kayleen Carter, Staff

May 9, 2016

Funny, touching and comedic, the theatre department of Cosumnes River College has done a splendid job of performing their latest play “Arms and the Man.” Although the title could mislead one to believe that the play would literally center around a man and his appendages, in reality the plot was in stark contrast. ...

Nutrition and horticulture department team up to make sustainable program

Courtney Fong, Staff

May 9, 2016

Cosumnes River College students will get the chance to do hands-on work in a live lab when a new nutrition certification program opens in fall 2017. Plant-based Nutrition and Sustainable Agriculture is a rare certification program because of how broad it is. Students will grow and prepare their own crops for consumpt...

We need to open up about mental health issues

Editorial Staff

May 5, 2016

For college students, stresses come easy because good grades don’t always. An inability to sort through these stressful feelings can manifest into symptoms of depression, or worse. Even something as simple as venting to a friend can go a long way in relieving tension. But as with fight club, the first rule of mental health ...

Ted Cruz and Donald Trump share more than a debate stage

Ted Cruz and Donald Trump share more than a debate stage

April 21, 2016

While much of the media attention has focused on Donald Trump, largely seen as the most radical and divisive Republican pre...

Why are we easing up on water conservation efforts again?

EJ Aguayo, Editor

April 20, 2016

As the weather begins to heat up, it’s not uncommon to see car-wash fundraisers with water left running aimlessly, or overflooding lawns as the result of someone forgetting to set a sprinkler timer. Stubbornly wasteful habits were large contributors to the coping difficulties California residents faced when emergency water use ...

Mardi Gras hits CRC with themed club fair

Ashley Navarro, Staff

April 13, 2016

Cosumnes River College’s student clubs gathered together for a Mardi Gras themed event on March 31 to help promote themselves and potentially gain new members. Jazz-style music and the typical mardi gras decorations helped bring the event together. Students were dancing and participating in the activities set up such as spinning a...

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