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Campus display honors sexual assault survivors

April 21, 2016

Cosumnes River College’s Clothesline Project gave students, faculty and staff an opportunity to decorate a...

Students for a Sustainable Future work to ban bottled water on campus

Students for a Sustainable Future work to ban bottled water on campus

April 21, 2016

The Students for a Sustainable Future Club gathered their tools on April 14 and reached out to students...

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

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

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

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

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...

Online classes may not be for everyone, study says

Nicole Goodie, staff

October 29, 2015

The ability to login to your classroom can be convenient for a wide range of students. Although, a study published by the University of California Davis shows that some students are not prepared for an online classroom. The study found that community college students are less likely to pass the online version of a course. The s...

Annual Club Activities Fair gives students a chance to get more involved

Cole McCarthy, staff

October 29, 2015

The Club Activities Fair was held on Oct. 14 and 15 from 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Each club was allowed to set up tables and speak with passing students.   Each club set up their tables differently but 22-year-old computer science major Sirazle Ali said the Diversity Student Association were mainly trying to recruit member...

CRC goes through critical accreditation process

Cole McCarthy, Staff

October 22, 2015

From Oct. 5-8 a team composed of as many as 13 peer evaluators from other colleges paid a mandatory visit to Cosumnes River College to confirm that the campus meets the eligibility requirements, standards and commission policies.   “It’s super important,” said College Self-Evaluation Tri-chair Professor Georgine Hodgkinson. ...

Gun Brandishing on Campus

October 20, 2015

Los Rios Police Department reported an on-campus gun brandishing on Oct. 19, according to a crime bulletin. Two females reported that four males approached them in parking lot D around 9:45 p.m. One suspect pulled out a handgun and asked one female to get off her cell phone. The suspects then laughed and walked away towa...

Governor’s budget act will increase community college funds

Kalaisha Totty, Staff

October 14, 2015

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...

Gov. Brown passes “Yes Means Yes” bill for affirmative consent

Coy Granderson, Staff

October 14, 2015

With a stroke of a pen, Gov. Jerry Brown added the “Yes Means Yes” bill to his list of major changes for the state. The bill requires an “affirmative consent” amidst any sexual context. Senate Bill 967 (de León) mandates that intimate language is standardized in policies used to decide if the accused had committe...

Sacramento offers increase in minimum wage

LeShea Munoz, staff

October 6, 2015

Discussions over increasing the minimum wage continue with the Income Inequality Taskforce, appointed by Mayor Kevin Johnson, and comprised of local business owners, labor force and nonprofit leaders. They have been researching the proposed minimum wage increase for the Sacramento area. One of the minimum wage increases prop...

UC schools propose transfer program for 10 majors

Kayleen Carter, staff

October 6, 2015

The University of California has created an easier transfer road map into the nine undergraduate campuses. University of California President Janet Napolitano, introduced the UC transfer Pathways on July 7, with the purpose that they would provide a step by step guide of requirements for a student’s specific major. The...

LRCCD discusses Online Education Initiative

Coy Granderson, staff

October 6, 2015

With the approval of the Online Education Initiative, community college students will be able to enroll in online courses at other campuses. The initiative implemented Canvas, a Common Course Management System at pilot colleges during the spring. The TechEDge, a California Community Colleges online publication, announced Aug. 5, ...

Associated students appoint new members

Cole McCarthy, staff

October 6, 2015

Both Tony Tran and Merissa Heredia were well aware of of what the student senate stands for when they decided to run for positions as representatives of the ASCRC.  It is through the Student Senate that we as CRC students are able to connect with the issues and on-goings of our campus that directly affect us.   Business Finan...

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...

Enriched Scholars Program gives new guidance to foster youth

Kayleen Carter, Staff

September 24, 2015

The Enriched Scholars Program opened its doors to provide assistance to students who are in foster care or who have a foster care background. The program began in 2008. It was dropped due to insufficient funding in 2011, but has returned this fall. The two staff members directing the Cosumnes River College program are Aujonique Di...

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