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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 ...

A brand new four-year journey?

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

October 31, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

Community colleges have long been the first step for many students into a world of higher education as they complete the first two years of higher education before moving onto the four-year universities, but what if a student never had to leave their community college to earn a higher degree? California Community Colleges Chancellor...

Doctor and author educates campus on the benefits of a starch filled diet

Doctor and author educates campus on the benefits of a starch filled diet

October 31, 2013

Dr. John McDougall, author of the book “The Starch Solution,” spoke to a packed room about how pe...

Hawks defeat rival Sacramento City in conference showdown

Hawks defeat rival Sacramento City in conference showdown

Emanuel Espinoza, Staff Writer

October 29, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The women's soccer team squared off against conference rival Sacramento City College Panthers on Oct. 25. ...

Student president has a vision for campus

Student president has a vision for campus

October 21, 2013

Leadership is a quality that can’t always be quantified within any one person, but it is the sort ...

Student choice and graduates’ income is focus of website

Student choice and graduates’ income is focus of website

Rachel Norris and LaChandra Marzetta

October 16, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

When choosing a career path, it’s not always possible for students to predict the possible earned salar...

OneBook lecture tackles issue of food and culture in the United States

OneBook lecture tackles issue of food and culture in the United States

October 5, 2013

Students eager to learn about the increasingly high levels of body dissatisfaction both in America a...

New garage opens on campus

Bobby Bishop, Staff Writer

October 5, 2013

Filed under News

Students and faculty were provided with expanded parking choices this summer when the new parking structure was completed. This $32.5 million five-level parking garage,funded by Regional Transit as part of the Blue Line light rail extension to Cosumnes River College, has more than 2,000 parking spaces as well as an electric...

The Online Classroom

Josh Slowiczek and Amari Gaffney

October 5, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

Cosumnes River College has seen an increase in the presence and availability of online and Desire2Learn supported courses, a technologically-based style of teaching known as distance education. This growing trend of distance education at CRC was addressed in the Substantive Change Proposal, a report presented to the Los Rios Boa...

Assembly bill reaches governor’s desk

Brusly Voong, Staff Writer

October 5, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

Students at six California community colleges will have the opportunity to accelerate their educational goals with greater access to high-demand classes if Assembly Bill 955 passes. The bill was proposed by Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, on Feb. 22, and creates a pilot program between the six colleges. Students at...

September 25, 2013

Spending four years, or more, to pursue a degree while racking up debt is nothing surprising when it...

Welcome to the Winn Center

Welcome to the Winn Center

September 25, 2013

This semester, students taking classes in photography, pharmacy technology, construction and architecture,...

Elk Grove Center creates facilities and course options

Elk Grove Center creates facilities and course options

Elizabeth Witt, Staff Writer

September 25, 2013

Filed under News

On Aug. 26, students were welcomed by Cosumnes River College faculty and staff members and directed towards...

CRC places second in tournament at home

CRC places second in tournament at home

September 20, 2013

In Cosumnes River College’s mini tournament against College of the Siskiyous and De Anza College on F...

Lassen runs away with win over Hawks’ volleyball

Nick Valenzuela, Staff Writer

September 20, 2013

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Parents, students and spectators trickled into Cosumnes River College's Community and Athletic Center as CRC's volleyball team prepared for a match against Susanville's Lassen Community College on Sept. 11. Unfortunately for the Hawks, the game would end in disappointment, with a 3-0 loss. Following the match, Minet Gun...

Elk Grove Center open for business

Elk Grove Center open for business

September 19, 2013

The bright sun and strong wind that blew foreshadowed new opportunities as Cosumnes River College’s ...

What’s the P(Rx)oblem?

What’s the P(Rx)oblem?

May 29, 2013

Throughout the course of the semester, many college students across the state of California are faced wi...

District prepares to make big changes in email service

Nick Valenzuela, [email protected]

May 27, 2013

Filed under Briefs, News

The Los Rios community college district has chosen to move to Google’s Gmail as its email service of choice after long using its signature iMail. The change comes after a district committee’s decision that iMail is unfit to keep up with technological advancement. On June 1 iMail will be replaced by Gmail, but students are ab...

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