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New cafeteria partnership highlights nutrition for students

Jelina Cortero, Staff Writer

March 31, 2014

Filed under Features, Food

Cosumnes River College prides itself in all aspects of its campus, however, a new and exciting development has made CRC’s cafeteria a place where health and nutrition are now in the palm of your own hands. CRC Dining has partnered with MyFitnessPal, making CRC’s dining nutrition information available via app, according ...

Distracted driving puts others’ lives at risk

Distracted driving puts others’ lives at risk

March 28, 2014

There is a killer on the loose.  One that can change the lives of people in the blink of an eye, or...

Blaming victims of bullying is never the right course of action

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

March 27, 2014

Filed under Forum, Opinion

Imagine that someone just burst into your house and beat you and stole a bunch of your stuff. When the police arrive, their only response to you is that you should not have such nice stuff. I bet that wouldn’t feel good at all. This same victim blaming has plagued those who have been raped, and now it is spreading towards...

Editorial: College campuses must do more when it comes to sexual assault

Editorial Staff

March 27, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

There is no question that being sexually assaulted will forever traumatize a person for the rest of his or her life. Unfortunately, 84 percent of the women who reported sexual abuse experienced the incident during their first four semesters on a college campus, according to an examination of sexual violence against college women...

Discussing free community college would lead to more issues for California

Bobby Bishop, Staff Writer

March 26, 2014

Filed under Forum, Opinion

Free, everyone loves the word free, it means people don’t have to pay for something. But what does it mean when community college is free? Debt, crowded campuses and a more expensive four-year college.  California lawmakers are considering free community college and it will be discussed in 2015, according to ABC News. ...

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 ...

All pain and little gain comes with fashion choice

Jelina Cortero, Staff Writer

March 22, 2014

Filed under Features

Women are constantly trying to find new ways to gain an image boost in choosing outfits, especially when it comes to fitting better into their favorite clothes. However, new studies have doctors warning women about the dangers of wearing shapewear, such as corsets and spanx, under their clothes on a daily basis. The same st...

Baseball team falls in first game of conference play

Baseball team falls in first game of conference play

March 20, 2014

The Hawks’ baseball team finished non-conference play with a 12-3 record, but in the first game of...

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...

Softball season plagued by rained out games

Softball season plagued by rained out games

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

March 19, 2014

Filed under Softball, Special Features, Sports

The roster and skill of the opposing team, the condition of the playing facilities and the...

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...

Balancing the books and your bank account

Balancing the books and your bank account

March 19, 2014

College can be an expensive endeavor, which is something that a lot of Cosumnes River College students...

MLB: New Year, Old Faces in playoffs

Zach Hannigan, Staff Writer

March 19, 2014

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

While the temperature starts to rise and the smell of fresh cut grass begins to fill the air, it can only mean one thing: baseball season. This year’s Major League Baseball season is starting like every other, with hopes of big league grandeur, but of course only one team gets to hoist the Commissioner’s trophy ...

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...

VITA on campus offers free tax support

Damon Hickman, Staff Writer

March 16, 2014

Filed under Campus Life, Features

Lower-income families and individuals are being offered the opportunity to receive free tax assistance, provided by the accounting department at Cosumnes River College. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, being led this semester by accounting professor Allison Hamaker, started providing free tax assistance on Feb....

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...

Wizard World Comic Convention comes to Sacramento

Wizard World Comic Convention comes to Sacramento

March 16, 2014

At first glance, one would probably not place the label of geek or nerd upon 23-year-old Katherine Ze...

Additonal fees do nothing but punish students

Additonal fees do nothing but punish students

March 12, 2014

The cry to end the seemingly never ending  increases in tuition has shifted, as schools in the Calif...

Methodist churches show level of acceptance to gay community

Jelina Cortero, Staff Writer

March 11, 2014

Filed under Forum, Opinion

For years, members of the gay and lesbian community have been fighting for their right to marry their significant others, but because of the religious views of the church, the right to a same-sex marriage has been a constant battle. But not anymore. Thirty Methodist churches have taken their stand against the rights that...

Traditional classroom setting better for students than online classes

Traditional classroom setting better for students than online classes

March 3, 2014

Imagine lying in bed in the morning with your pajamas on and not having to get up and rush to get rea...

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