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Former park rangers share 38th parallel stories

Laurie Sisler, Guest Writer

April 29, 2014

Filed under Campus, News

Retired State Park rangers, David Carle and Janet Carle, walked onstage in Cosumnes River College’s Recital Hall with welcoming smiles, ready to present their lecture on the 38th parallel in California on April 24. A crowd filled a third of the room, containing a range of people from CRC students, to faculty and even adults...

OneBook author’s visit begins campus Earth Day celebration

OneBook author’s visit begins campus Earth Day celebration

April 28, 2014

Seated in a leather arm chair with an area rug and potted plants adding to the atmosphere on the Recital...

Health care deadline passes, students have mixed reactions

Health care deadline passes, students have mixed reactions

Heather Kemp, Staff Writer

April 18, 2014

Filed under Community, Health, News

For six months, Americans have heard about The Affordable Care Act almost constantly, and as the cut-off...

Unemployment down, but not for students

Shafa Ilyas, Staff Writer

April 12, 2014

Filed under Community, News

Summer marks the beginning of job searches for many college students in the country. Sacramento’s unemployment rate hit an all-time low in March 2014 at 6.7 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics . However, getting a job as a student has not gotten any easier. Student unemployment has reached 25.8 percent...

Beyond The Smoke

Bobby Bishop and Shafa Ilyas

April 10, 2014

Filed under Health, News

When it comes down to it, most stories and rallies focus on the bare basic issue when it comes to cigarettes and marijuana: one’s right to smoke. While the rights that we all have or want are not in question, there is more to consider . Smoking causes cancer, heart disease, stroke, lung diseases and diabetes, according...

Program provides students a faster path through their college years

Emiliano Martin, Staff Writer

April 9, 2014

Filed under Campus, News

For many, the transition into community college can seem overwhelming. In an effort to alleviate this challenge, the Student Success and Support Program has been implemented into junior colleges across California, as of 2014. The SSSP was designed to allow students an easier way to navigate the college process through orientation...

Students speak out with ‘Day of Silence’

Students speak out with ‘Day of Silence’

April 9, 2014

Cosumnes River College took a stand against bullying and discrimination during a Day of Silence on...

University study highlights prevalence of rape culture

University study highlights prevalence of rape culture

Kaley Andrews, Staff Writer

March 31, 2014

Filed under Community, Issues, News

A study of college-age students found that 35 percent of college men anonymously admitted that under...

Student government looks to social media, elections for student awareness

Emiliano Martin, Staff Writer

March 22, 2014

Filed under Campus, News

As the time for mid-term elections throughout the nation nears, closer to home elections of a different sort are about to occur. The Associated Students of Cosumnes River College Student Senate elections are in April, and the current student senate is hoping to increase student participation. “The student senate serves as the ...

Student participation is key to student government future plans

Greg Prouty, Staff Writer

March 20, 2014

Filed under Campus, News

Student participation on a commuter campus can be low, but the Associated Students of Cosumnes River College have outlined goals for a semester long effort to reach more students and draw in more participation. The ASCRC hold open meetings in room 106 of the Winn Center on campus, but DJ Mitchell, the Student Senate President, s...

Drinking games pour their way into the 21st century

Heather Kemp, Staff Writer

March 19, 2014

Filed under Health, Issues, News

Drinking games have always been popular with the college crowd, and in 2014 it only makes sense that they have found their way onto social media. Neknominate is a social media based drinking competition with a simple basis; you guzzle down your favorite alcoholic beverage and post a video of it on a website like Facebook, T...

Campus panel leads call for rape prevention

Campus panel leads call for rape prevention

March 19, 2014

Just weeks before winning the 1998 Miss World Pageant, Israeli teen Linor Abargil was held captive and...

Two-year schools provide alternative to high student debt

Two-year schools provide alternative to high student debt

March 16, 2014

At four-year colleges across California, in 2012, 52 percent of students had an average of $20,269 in...

Vehicular theft decreases as bike theft increases

Vehicular theft decreases as bike theft increases

March 16, 2014

Thefts on college campuses are nothing new, from backpacks to cars, but there is a growing target for...

Black History Month celebration continues through poetry

Black History Month celebration continues through poetry

February 23, 2014

Cosumnes River College’s series of events celebrating Black History Month continued with “Poetic Vo...

Frustrated students react to Higher One ATM problem

Heather Kemp, Staff Writer

February 23, 2014

Filed under Campus, Issues, News

Add one more to the list of stresses that students encounter as a college student, as many are upset that the campus Higher One ATM often does not read their cards. Higher One is the company that disburses student’s financial aid onto their Los Rios Community College District OneCards. Once your financial aid refund has...

In the wake of recent school shootings, campus stands prepared

In the wake of recent school shootings, campus stands prepared

February 21, 2014

The year was 1999 when two teens decided that they were going to take center stage. That stage was Columbine...

Attorney and civil rights activist headlines beginning of campus Black History Month

Kayla Gangl, Staff Writer

February 12, 2014

Filed under Campus, News

Black History Month at Cosumnes River College officially began as students and faculty filled up the Recital Hall to participate in the opening ceremonies on Feb. 10. The event featured a speech by attorney and civil rights activist, Robert L. Harris, who discussed what Black History Month means to him as an African-American...

Ride sharing companies come to Sacramento to give customers a lift

Ride sharing companies come to Sacramento to give customers a lift

February 12, 2014

The days of having to stand on a sidewalk to hail a cab are over, as application based ride sharing companies...

Professor ties themes of OneBook to college students and their lifestyles

Professor ties themes of OneBook to college students and their lifestyles

February 8, 2014

The Cosumnes River College Recital Hall was filled with students and faculty for philosophy Professor Ri...

Putting the sex in education

Putting the sex in education

February 7, 2014

Cosumnes River College prides itself on trying to provide students the best overall education among Califo...

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