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A good night’s sleep on the chopping block amidst the stress of a college life

Rachel Norris, Staff Writer

January 23, 2014

Filed under Health, News

The hardest part of 19-year-old Michelle Bueso’s day is waking up in the morning. After going through the seven alarms she has set up on her iPhone, she finally rolls out of bed and heads straight to the kitchen to make her first pot of coffee of the day. Eyes heavy and mind foggy, Bueso still can’t get used to the lack ...

New phase of ongoing construction necessitates bus route changes

New phase of ongoing construction necessitates bus route changes

January 21, 2014

As part of the ongoing construction to expand the Regional Transit Blue Line Light Rail train to Cosumnes...

Board of Governors adopts new policy to amend fee waiver requirements

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

January 14, 2014

Filed under Campus, Community, Issues, News

Since the inception of the Student Success Task Force in January 2011, the California Community Colleges Board of Governors has been focusing on ways to overhaul community colleges. Their newest policy will require California community college students that receive fee waivers, such as the Board of Governors fee waiver, to...

The story of a team that isn’t there

The story of a team that isn’t there

December 12, 2013

HISTORY As 2013 comes to an end, sports fans all across the country will be preparing for the United...

Shared standards aim to prepare students for college

Brusly Voong, Staff Writer

December 10, 2013

Filed under Community, Issues, News

Teachers, parents and students alike across the United States can expect to see an increase in rigor in the K-12 school system, if they haven't already, as a new program pushes to prepare students for the day they enter college. The Common Core State Standard is a single set of standards for the K-12 education system in Engl...

Degrees for transfer expand with newly passed bill

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

December 9, 2013

Filed under Campus, Community, Issues, News

The passage of Senate Bill 1440 in September 2010 sought to streamline the long process of transferring from community college to four-year universities, a process that is set to be further refined by another bill being signed by the governor to strengthen the existing bill. Senate Bill 440, proposed by Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) w...

Editorial: New degrees can benefit community college

Editorial Staff

December 8, 2013

Filed under Editorials

Each year students graduating from universities are faced with massive amounts of debt.  A good majority of their bills are government loans and financial support from family or private loans. Attaining a degree has become one of the most expensive feats in someone’s lifetime. Tuition at California universities alone has skyrocket...

Campus graduation rates on the rise

Campus graduation rates on the rise

Emily Collins, Staff Writer

December 8, 2013

Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

During an era of budget cuts, where many community colleges have seen a decline in student enrollment, ...

Three sophomores and a crop of young talent look to lead softball team into playoffs

Three sophomores and a crop of young talent look to lead softball team into playoffs

December 7, 2013

Near the end of the 2013 softball season, the Hawks were in a dire situation. In order to make it to postse...

Student fee goes back into student body

Student fee goes back into student body

December 5, 2013

Have you ever wondered where your student tuition goes and what it ends up paying for? While the majority...

From five-year break to sixth man role

From five-year break to sixth man role

Emily Collins, Staff Writer

December 4, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

It had been five years since her sneakers hit the hardwood floor of a basketball court to play on beha...

Workshop suffers low turnout but is a help to students looking for work

Jesse Saeteurn, Guest Writer

November 17, 2013

Filed under Campus, News

Student’s searching for work were given tips to achieve their goal at a workshop entitled “Looking for a Job” held in SCI 215 on Nov. 15.Not many students attended the workshop, but the ones that did found it very helpful. “I came because I wanted a job and the workshop’s useful information helped me with that,”...

‘Educating students about entrepreneurships while they are young is event goal,’ Phan says

Jordan Maness, Guest Writer

November 15, 2013

Filed under Campus, News

The Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour came to Cosumnes River College on Nov. 6  to offer advice to students who wanted to be entrepreneurs. The event was held in the recital hall which was at full capacity, a capacity of 200 people, including students from Valley High School as well. Enactus, formerly Students in Free Enterprise...

Ties between the economy, agriculture and food are center of OneBook lecture

Rachel Norris, Staff Writer

November 11, 2013

Filed under Campus, News

Students were all ears as the OneBook lecture on the correlation between the economy and environment was delivered in Cosumnes River College’s Recital Hall on Nov. 7. Hosted by CRC economics professor Dr. Edwin E. Fagin, the lecture, titled “Agriculture, the Environment, and Us,” informed students of the issues associ...

Campus fair brings spotlight to student support resources

Campus fair brings spotlight to student support resources

November 9, 2013

As the weather is changing and the leaves are falling in October, attention falls squarely upon breast...

Put down the burger and pick up a pan: How-to eat on a budget

Put down the burger and pick up a pan: How-to eat on a budget

November 9, 2013

With tight budgets and hectic schedules, many students substitute fast food or what happens to be served...

One year later: What Proposition 30 is funding

Zach Hannigan and Stephan Starnes

November 4, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

With the passage of Proposition 30 in the 2012 November elections, California saw an increase in sales tax of a quarter of a cent and an increase in income tax on those earning more than $250,000 annually for the next seven years Some of that extra funding from the added tax was slated to go to California community colleges to “p...

Left unsaid: Rising need for mental health services on college campuses

Left unsaid: Rising need for mental health services on college campuses

November 3, 2013

Editors Note: This is part one of a three part series on mental health in community colleges. If yo...

Students learn failure can be positive

Students learn failure can be positive

Brusly Voong, Staff Writer

November 3, 2013

Filed under Campus Life, Features

The Orchard room at Cosumnes River College on Oct. 25 was alive and well as a full crowd was on hand ...

Grandpa behaves badly in newest ‘Jackass’ movie

Grandpa behaves badly in newest ‘Jackass’ movie

November 2, 2013

Johnny Knoxville, the creators of the MTV franchise “Jackass” along with Paramount Pictures are back at ...

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