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New student body officials announced in special ceremony

New student body officials announced in special ceremony

October 2, 2017

Election season has come to a close on the Cosumnes River College campus. For the past few weeks, the pot...

Police evacuate library due to bomb threat

Shannon Rusche, Staff

April 6, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Crime, Issues, News

A bomb threat occurred on the Cosumnes River College campus on Wednesday morning. CRC students received multiple notifications alerting them of the bomb threat, including a text, emails to personal and Los Rios email accounts, and a phone call at approximately 11:40 a.m. The alerts stated that police had reported a bomb threa...

Business Professor named to Board of Governors

Jared Lee, Editor

April 5, 2017

Filed under Campus, Community, News

After five years as a full-time faculty member at Cosumnes River College, Business Professor Man Phan, chair of the business department, was recently appointed to the California Board of Governors. Phan has been extremely active at CRC, bringing years of experience as a member of local government and as a marketing execu...

Enrollment continues to decline

Kristi Doan, Staff

March 8, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Issues, News, Top Stories

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

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Issues, News, Top Stories

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 ...

Campus organization plans retreat for female students

Campus organization plans retreat for female students

February 9, 2017

A Focus 4 Women has scheduled a women’s retreat event for female Cosumnes River College students at Woodl...

First Year Experience program in second semester

First Year Experience program in second semester

Kristine Yabumoto, Staff

February 9, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News, Top Stories

Beginning college at Cosumnes River College can be scary and hard for freshmen. The First-Year Experi...

Students react to Trump executive orders

Justin Cordero and Julie Wallinger

February 9, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, National, News, Top Stories

Students at Cosumnes River College have been reacting to the controversial executive orders signed by President Donald Trump. According to the White House website, Trump signed eight executive orders, 12 presidential memoranda and two proclamations as of Tuesday. “Executive orders are granted in Article II of the Co...

The state of cannabis education is up in smoke

The state of cannabis education is up in smoke

Kaelyn Blizzard, Editor

January 25, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Community, Issues, Most Recent, News, Top Stories

The passage of proposition 64 in the state of California this last November has prompted a need for educati...

Students face increasing stress during finals

Students face increasing stress during finals

December 5, 2016

With the semester coming to an end and finals soon approaching, stress levels begin to rise as Cosumnes River College students prepare to ...

Man with gun spotted at Elk Grove Center

Matt Johnson and Courtney Fong

October 13, 2016

Filed under Breaking News, Crime, News, Top Stories

A student at the Elk Grove Center reported on Thursday morning that they observed a male suspect with a handgun in the first floor men’s bathroom, according to a Los Rios Police Department crime bulletin. At around 9:20-9:30 a.m., the witness reported they saw the male suspect, who was in an adjacent stall, remove a hand...

In The Know: State propositions to appear on November ballot

Kaelyn Blizzard, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016

Filed under Community, Issues, National, News, Top Stories

Proposition 51 - School Bonds: A YES votes provides a total of $9 billion in bonds (federal money borrowed and paid back over time) to help support K-12 schools ($7 billion) and community colleges ($2 billion). A NO votes means that this large sum of bonds would not be borrowed. Reasons for a NO vote: borrowing the bonds would...

Campus donates 175 pints of blood in first blood drive of semester

Abigail Babineau, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Students and faculty came out and donated their blood in the first campus blood drive of the semester. Blood Source came to Cosumnes River College on Sept. 12 and 13 and will be back Nov. 8 and 9 this semester. “My hope is the most common reason [for students to give blood] is that they hope, intrinsically want to do well...

CRC hosts first presidential debate viewing and discussion

CRC hosts first presidential debate viewing and discussion

September 30, 2016

Tuesday night had the largest projected audience of a presidential debate in U.S. history, with an expected...

Campus hosts largest career fair in its history

Campus hosts largest career fair in its history

May 5, 2016

The campus partook in its largest career fair this past week. The event was from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. i...

Accounting students offer free income tax preparation

Accounting students offer free income tax preparation

March 17, 2016

The students and people in the surrounding community of Cosumnes River College have the chance to get ...

Women in politics are disturbingly objectified

Courtney Fong, Staff

March 6, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Women have played an essential role in American politics from the beginning, both behind-the-scenes as influential wives and directly as policy-making senators and governors. But in 2015, only six of the nation’s 50 governors were women, despite the fact that the first female governor took office nearly 100 years ago, acco...

Los Rios Police arrest student for Snapchat threat

EJ Aguayo, Editor

February 1, 2016

Filed under Briefs, Campus, Crime, Most Recent, News

Los Rios Police arrested a Cosumnes River College student for a criminal threat after receiving a tip that the student had sent a threatening message through Snapchat, according to a notification email from campus President Edward Bush. At approximately midnight Sunday, 19-year-old Christopher Salazar Munoz, a second-semes...

New legislation to make pathway to college easier for high school students

Kalaisha Totty, Staff

December 7, 2015

Filed under Issues, News

The California Community College Board of Governors signed into effect legislation that gives high school students increased access to college-level courses, on Nov. 4, 2015 in Pasadena, Ca. Assembly Bill 288 was led by Assembly Majority Leader Chris Holden, D-Pasadena, and will develop a “partnership between high schools and...

Campus officials hold second safety forum

Campus officials hold second safety forum

November 16, 2015

Faculty Union President Jason Newman started the open campus safety forum, held in the L-111 building on T...

CRC facing low enrollment numbers in fall semester

Kayleen Carter, Staff

November 13, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

The campus has a fewer amount of enrolled students for fall 2015 compared to fall 2014. Currently, there are 14,674 students enrolled at Cosumnes River College, which is a one percent decrease compared to this time last year, according to a CRC research brief. “Although enrollment dropped compared to last fall, when w...

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