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A brand new four-year journey?

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

October 31, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

Community colleges have long been the first step for many students into a world of higher education as they complete the first two years of higher education before moving onto the four-year universities, but what if a student never had to leave their community college to earn a higher degree? California Community Colleges Chancellor...

Doctor and author educates campus on the benefits of a starch filled diet

Doctor and author educates campus on the benefits of a starch filled diet

October 31, 2013

Dr. John McDougall, author of the book “The Starch Solution,” spoke to a packed room about how pe...

Hawks defeat rival Sacramento City in conference showdown

Hawks defeat rival Sacramento City in conference showdown

Emanuel Espinoza, Staff Writer

October 29, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The women's soccer team squared off against conference rival Sacramento City College Panthers on Oct. 25. ...

3-D space thriller ‘Gravity’ takes audience to new heights

3-D space thriller ‘Gravity’ takes audience to new heights

October 18, 2013

If you’ve ever considered being an astronaut or space buccaneer, “Gravity” might just be your kind...

Seasonal hiring offers employment opportunities

Seasonal hiring offers employment opportunities

October 18, 2013

Whether you are looking to make a quick buck or looking for a stepping stone into full-time work, now is...

Netflix show offers glimpse into prison life for women

October 18, 2013

Netflix won its first Emmy on Sept. 22 with its highly-acclaimed series “House of Cards,” but another ...

Medical program brings awareness, support and fundraisers to campus

Medical program brings awareness, support and fundraisers to campus

October 17, 2013

The quad illuminated the color pink as students, faculty, and volunteers gathered to show their suppor...

California minimum wage on the rise in 2014

California minimum wage on the rise in 2014

October 6, 2013

Democratic efforts to raise the minimum wage in California for the first time in five years, succeeded...

OneBook lecture tackles issue of food and culture in the United States

OneBook lecture tackles issue of food and culture in the United States

October 5, 2013

Students eager to learn about the increasingly high levels of body dissatisfaction both in America a...

New garage opens on campus

Bobby Bishop, Staff Writer

October 5, 2013

Filed under News

Students and faculty were provided with expanded parking choices this summer when the new parking structure was completed. This $32.5 million five-level parking garage,funded by Regional Transit as part of the Blue Line light rail extension to Cosumnes River College, has more than 2,000 parking spaces as well as an electric...

The Online Classroom

Josh Slowiczek and Amari Gaffney

October 5, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

Cosumnes River College has seen an increase in the presence and availability of online and Desire2Learn supported courses, a technologically-based style of teaching known as distance education. This growing trend of distance education at CRC was addressed in the Substantive Change Proposal, a report presented to the Los Rios Boa...

Assembly bill reaches governor’s desk

Brusly Voong, Staff Writer

October 5, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

Students at six California community colleges will have the opportunity to accelerate their educational goals with greater access to high-demand classes if Assembly Bill 955 passes. The bill was proposed by Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, on Feb. 22, and creates a pilot program between the six colleges. Students at...

Lone goal seals Santa Rosa’s win over the Hawks

Lone goal seals Santa Rosa’s win over the Hawks

Emily Collins, Staff Writer

September 29, 2013

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The conference opener is an important game, no matter which sport you are playing. The Cosumnes River C...

September 25, 2013

Spending four years, or more, to pursue a degree while racking up debt is nothing surprising when it...

Welcome to the Winn Center

Welcome to the Winn Center

September 25, 2013

This semester, students taking classes in photography, pharmacy technology, construction and architecture,...

Elk Grove Center creates facilities and course options

Elk Grove Center creates facilities and course options

Elizabeth Witt, Staff Writer

September 25, 2013

Filed under News

On Aug. 26, students were welcomed by Cosumnes River College faculty and staff members and directed towards...

OneBook event aims to promote healthy eating and thriftiness

Will Grubb, Staff Writer

September 23, 2013

Filed under News

Students and faculty will gather in the Orchard Room, in the cafeteria, on Sept. 27 in order to gain insight into not only how affordable eating healthy can be, but the costs of eating an unhealthy diet. The hands-on workshop, titled “Eat This, Not That: Getting Your Daily Superfoods,” will be presented by nutrition pro...

‘Percy Jackson,’ the one quest wonder

‘Percy Jackson,’ the one quest wonder

September 19, 2013

Being a demigod and the son of Poseidon isn't exactly all it's cracked up to be. "With great power comes ...

Elk Grove Center open for business

Elk Grove Center open for business

September 19, 2013

The bright sun and strong wind that blew foreshadowed new opportunities as Cosumnes River College’s ...

Cigarette alternative poses questions about health and campus smoking policies

Rachel Norris, Staff Writer

September 18, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

E-cigarettes made their first appearance on store shelves in 2006, but have taken the market by storm in the past couple of years, according to the Associated Press. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a study on Sept. 5, which found that in the United States, the number of smokers who have tried e-ciga...

Hawks remain undefeated coming out of weekend tournament

Hawks remain undefeated coming out of weekend tournament

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

September 9, 2013

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

Spectators huddled under the minimal shade of umbrellas with the noon sun directly overhead as the Hawks...

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