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Study: Freshmen 15 shown to not be as prevalent as thought

Tyler Santana, Editor

October 29, 2015

Filed under Features, Food

Going off to college comes with many new stresses and pressure for the incoming students, one of them being the notorious freshman 15, which is where college freshman are likely to gain 15 pounds during their first year. The freshman 15  today is more like the freshman five as fewer students are experiencing a large amou...

Diversity training becomes requirement for LRCCD employees

Kayleen Carter, Staff

October 27, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Last semester Los Rios Community College District employees began participation in diversity training so that the district’s hiring panel is able to ensure that they employ people without bias. Starting this fall the diversity training became a requirement, Cosumnes River College’s Dean of College Planning & Research Kat...

LRCCD to allow students to retake placement tests

Nichelle Heu, Staff

October 27, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

The Los Rios Community College District will allow students to retake their placement tests 30 days after the first time taking it, regardless of any college(s) they attended prior to Cosumnes River College and regardless of whichever assessment tests they plan to take, according to an email sent by the LRCCD. Students tak...

Health officials urge flu vaccine

Sean Pastrana, Staff

October 26, 2015

Filed under Health, News

Cosumnes River College health officials have urged the student body and faculty to get their flu shots as winter approaches. Flu season is at its peak during the winter months and tapers off until late spring. The vaccine prevents the flu in 50 to 60 percent individuals who get vaccinated, according to a Sacbee article. ...

Governor’s budget act will increase community college funds

Kalaisha Totty, Staff

October 14, 2015

Filed under Issues, News, Top Stories

Every year, California’s governor proposes a budget that allocates state funds in various directions. This year’s budget proposal included an increase in allocated monies to California community colleges and Gov. Jerry Brown signed the budget into effect on June 25. The budget has grouped K-12 with community colleges in the categ...

Jazz performance features new take on the classics

Jazz performance features new take on the classics

October 7, 2015

Students, faculty and community members gathered in the Recital Hall to hear the music department’...

Nutrition professor writes plant-based cookbook

Nutrition professor writes plant-based cookbook

Matt Johnson, Staff

October 7, 2015

Filed under Features, Food, Most Recent, Profiles, Top Stories

One of the most difficult things to do as a college student is find the time to sit down and eat a nutr...

Film production course incorporates hands-on learning

Sean Pastrana, Staff

October 6, 2015

Filed under Features, Profiles, Top Stories

The radio, television and film production program that is offered on campus gives students the ability to hone their craft and work towards a dynamic career in the media industry. The RTVF 350 class, also known as Intermediate Film and Digital Cinema Production, provides students with the opportunity to produce, direct and work wit...

CRC welcomes new wave of faculty

CRC welcomes new wave of faculty

October 6, 2015

The 15 new faculty members who have been hired on campus this fall each bring a unique background and d...

CRC A/C system gets new pipes

CRC A/C system gets new pipes

October 6, 2015

Walking through campus, it is nearly impossible to miss the construction that has left giant trenches th...

Volleyball team ends tournament on a high note

Volleyball team ends tournament on a high note

September 25, 2015

The women’s volleyball team played against Columbia college, College of the Redwoods, and Cañada College...

New computer lab guides students in the right direction

Coy Granderson, Staff

September 23, 2015

Filed under Campus, Most Recent, News

The Student Access Center, a new computer lab facility at Cosumnes River College, opened its doors to students this fall semester. Two computer labs make up the SAC. The main computer lab is located in room L125 and the overflow computer lab is located in room L112. Trained SAC personnel are onsite and available to assist...

Students speak out about Sac City shooting

Tyler Santana, Staff

September 21, 2015

Filed under Campus, Crime, News, Top Stories

Following a fatal shooting that occurred on the Sacramento City College campus on Sept. 3, which left two people injured and one dead, students and staff shared how the incident has affected them. Students from Cosumnes River College and Sac City shared their thoughts about the shooting and how it was handled by Los Rios P...

Students to determine outcome of transit pass

Students to determine outcome of transit pass

September 21, 2015

With Cosumnes River College’s student elections coming up on Sept. 22 and 23, the Los Rios Communi...

New President expresses his commitment to CRC

New President expresses his commitment to CRC

September 18, 2015

Cosumnes River College welcomed Dr. Edward Bush as college president on July 1. During a speech t...

Cartel makes it to Netflix in new series ‘Narcos’

Cartel makes it to Netflix in new series ‘Narcos’

September 11, 2015

In 1975, a petty criminal entered the cocaine trade, changing Colombia forever. “Narcos” tells the...

Men’s soccer team falls short in home opener

Kalaisha Totty, Staff

September 9, 2015

Filed under Men's Soccer, Most Recent, Sports

The Cosumnes River College men’s soccer team lost to Lassen Community College on Aug. 31. After tying in a game against William Jessup University on Aug. 27, the Hawks lost to Lassen 0-2. “We didn’t play to our strengths in the first half,” said Ron Preble, the team’s head coach. “We just came up short. We...

Softball starts 2015 season with confidence

Heather Kemp, Staff Writer

February 8, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

Kicking off their 2015 season, the Cosumnes River College softball team took part in a conference in Monterey on Jan. 30. Participating in four games during the weekend event, the team lost two games and won the other two. “We won two, lost two, but they were close,” said Hanna Miller, sophomore third baseman. The...

President Travis and staff reflect on her tenure as retirement looms

President Travis and staff reflect on her tenure as retirement looms

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

December 5, 2014

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Most Recent, Profiles, Top Stories

As students and professors gear up for finals, anticipating a wrapping up of the semester that will...

Nutrition professors hope to inspire students to lead a healthier lifestyle

Nutrition professors hope to inspire students to lead a healthier lifestyle

November 12, 2014

The average college student’s life tends to revolve around lots of reading, studying, preparing for...

Editorial: Offering bachelor’s degrees at community colleges is the right decision

Editorial Staff

September 19, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Most Recent, Opinion

Numerous bills that have passed through the Senate and Legislature are waiting on Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk at this moment for his signature and it’s time that one of them, Senate Bill 850, be signed into law. SB 850 is the long debated initiative that allows the California Community Colleges Chancellor to start an eight-year...

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