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Safe Spaces emphasizes support for students

Summer Lomendehe, Connection Staff

November 12, 2018

Safe Spaces is an initiative that aims to create an environment which is safe and open for all students. With the momentum of the Me Too movement, Anthropology Professor Anastasia Panagakos said the motivations of the program hasn’t altered. “I don’t think it’s changed,” Panagakos said. “It’s made its importance...

Meditation space on campus

Nekita Smith, Connection Staff

September 24, 2018

The campus opened a meditation space in spring. It’s a quiet, safe environment for students who wish to reflect, pray and meditate for up to 15 minutes located in the Business Science building, room 144. The campus offers time for individual students up to a group of five to sign up. Any Cosumnes River College student, ...

Safe Spaces Day coordinator Anastasia Panagakos (center) and faculty allies raise awareness for the Safe Spaces Program on Tuesday.

Safe Spaces program holds event to unify students

February 9, 2017

Safe Spaces Day was held on Feb. 7 and was an event that raised awareness for the Safe Spaces program at ...

Safe Spaces Day set to foster student connections

Justin Cordero, Staff

February 3, 2017

This year’s Safe Spaces Day theme will be “Meet an Ally.” Students can meet their allies on Tuesday at 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the cafeteria then 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the library. The goal is to familiarize students in need with the faculty and student ambassadors who are willing to help them throughout their time on camp...

‘Trigger warnings’ serve no purpose on any college campus

Andrew Maestas, Staff

October 16, 2016

When anyone walks onto a college campus, it should imply a safe space. A safe space is a place to grow academically as adults and to be productive and contributing members of society. College is a place to learn in an environment free from censorship. As students, we all deserve the ability to decide for ourselves about ...

Bias-free program gets highlighted at first Safe Spaces Day

Courtney Fong, Staff

February 17, 2016

The Cosumnes River College community observed its first Safe Spaces Day on Feb. 3. The event raised awareness about the campus-wide effort to create a safe and bias-free environment. The Social Responsibility Committee organized the event with support from student and faculty volunteers who handed out flyers and encouraged...

The door of the kinesiology, health education, and athletics department at Cosumnes River College bears the Safe Space sticker, showing that faculty and administration in this department are allies of the program.

Safe Spaces program offers support to students

April 1, 2014

While students roam around the Cosumnes River College campus, they are bound to see the “Safe Space”...

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