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Team relocations leave cities picking up the pieces

Team relocations leave cities picking up the pieces

February 8, 2016

When the NFL announced the St. Louis Rams were relocating to Los Angeles, it was seen as an outstanding m...

Debunking credit card fear: credit cards are necessary for college students

Taylor Gomez, Staff Writer

May 20, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Credit cards have been shunned with a negative stigma and fear by college students. With student loans hanging over their head, most college students completely reject the idea of opening up credit cards in fear of adding to their already-existing debt. Contrary to popular belief, credit cards are absolutely necessary for...

District should look into new bank for financial aid disbursement

Heather Kemp, Staff Writer

April 18, 2015

Filed under Most Recent, Opinion

Higher One, the bank that Cosumnes River College and many other colleges in the United States use to give students their financial aid award, is nothing but a big hassle. There is nothing worse than when a company tries to say they care about college students and helping them make the most of their money when they actually...

New editions of textbooks not worth the cost

Johny Garcia, Staff Writer

March 3, 2015

Filed under Current Affairs, Most Recent, Opinion

“Do we really need the newest edition of the textbook?” This is a question that is often asked during the first meeting of a college class and more often than not, the professor answers with yes. Unfortunately, colleges in America are stuck in an ever-repeating cycle of textbooks and the losers of this cycle end up...

California community college students gather through adversity and march for education on Sacramento capitol

California community college students gather through adversity and march for education on Sacramento capitol

March 2, 2015

As students and faculty from community colleges all over California gathered for the annual March in...

Affordable Care Act may negatively affect those still without insurance

Omar Chan, Staff Writer

February 28, 2015

Filed under Issues, News

Tax season is upon us and many Americans are looking forward to a financial boost from their tax return. This year is a bit different than years past because the Affordable Care Act, sometimes referred to as Obamacare, may have an effect on people’s returns. One of President Barack Obama’s largest reform projects, the...

On-campus workshops available to help students apply for financial aid

Heather Kemp, Staff Writer

February 28, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid’s state deadline is rapidly approaching as students scramble to ensure they will get the financial assistance that they need. March 2 is the deadline that California has set for current or prospective students to submit their FAFSA, Cal Grant or California Dream Act applications. “All...

Passing of Proposition 47 foreshadows improvements in direction of funds used to imprison drug users and petty thieves

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

December 10, 2014

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

Proposition 47 was one of the best moves Californians made during the 2014 midterm election. With the passage of Prop 47, it now “requires misdemeanor sentence instead of felony for certain drug and property offenses” and is “inapplicable to persons with prior conviction for serious or violent crime and registered sex...

Editorial: Students deserve to know how ASCRC uses their money every semester

Editorial Staff

December 5, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Most Recent, Opinion

A word that is attached to government, and the actions of government and its agencies, is transparency. Without transparency, the people are left in the dark about what their government is doing, which leads to shady dealings and negates the idea of democracy. The government of Cosumnes River College, the student government,...

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