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Michael Sam: Media must be more responsible

Michael Sam: Media must be more responsible

February 28, 2014

Former University of Missouri defensive end Michael Sam made headlines on Feb. 9, when he announced he ...

Sacramento’s new pro soccer team holds training camp at CRC

Sacramento’s new pro soccer team holds training camp at CRC

Zach Hannigan, Staff Writer

February 28, 2014

Filed under Special Features, Sports, Top Stories

While Sacramento’s new professional soccer team waits to see if a new sports facility at Cal Expo will be the...

Exploring smoking ban is waste of time for Sacramento

Editorial Staff

February 28, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Thinking about transferring to Sacramento State or UC Davis? If you’re a smoker, it might not be the best idea. UC Davis, and the University of California system as a whole, has banned smoking on their campus and all satellite campuses. Sacramento State voted to start a ban in 2015. Now the city of Sacramento is considering ...

Does size matter?

Does size matter?

February 28, 2014

She Said It’s no secret that women like big things. Big diamonds, big heels, big bank accounts, and...

For season two, Netflix builds an even bigger ‘House of Cards’

For season two, Netflix builds an even bigger ‘House of Cards’

February 25, 2014

With the tagline “hunt or be hunted” followed by a sinister sounding “welcome back” spoken by...

How to stay in shape on a budget

How to stay in shape on a budget

February 25, 2014

We’re all aware of the need to live a healthier lifestyle, but there are so many options and it can b...

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...

‘Affluenza’ condition is another way to protect the wealthy

Greg Prouty, Staff Writer

February 21, 2014

Filed under Forum, Opinion

If there was ever any illusion that the justice system in America treated everyone equally, the case of Ethan Couch is a grave awakening to us all. Couch, a 16-year-old Texas teenager, born to a millionaire family, killed four people while drunk driving. Couch was driving down a rural road at 70 mph three times over the legal...

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...

Digital currency isn’t coming, it’s already here

Digital currency isn’t coming, it’s already here

February 20, 2014

Bitcoin, an innovative, electronic form of currency, is a viable form of money ready to be used with...

Innocent until proven guilty isn’t just for Woody Allen

Kaley Andrews, Staff Writer

February 19, 2014

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

In the 1990s, movie director and comedian Woody Allen faced allegations of molestation of an adopted daughter, allegations that were subsequently dropped both in court and, it seems from the public eye, until recently. Dylan Farrow released an open letter that detailed the abuse she suffered at Allen’s hands. It is a disturbing read, and news outlets have already snatched the bait and run with st...

Healthy habits can help in avoiding flu

Healthy habits can help in avoiding flu

February 14, 2014

It’s that time of the year again, where the excitement of the holidays is long gone and the inevitab...

Hawk Talk: Should CRC ban smoking on campus?

February 14, 2014

Faculty and students react to the idea of CRC banning smoking on campus.

Is flirting through technology cheating?

Is flirting through technology cheating?

February 13, 2014

She Said: Social media has become a very big part of the lives of Americans. For a lot of us, almost ev...

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...

Cheap Eats: Best burgers for your buck

Cheap Eats: Best burgers for your buck

February 12, 2014

Craving a burger that will tame your taste buds, but stuck with a budget that leaves you craving more?...

It’s time the extra point goes away

It’s time the extra point goes away

February 12, 2014

Quick, let’s make a bet. A bet in which the odds of you winning is 99.5 percent and the odds of the ...

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...

Affirmative action measure is misguided attempt to address under representation

Editorial Staff

February 11, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The United States of America has always been a nation that can’t get it right when it comes to issues of race or gender. On Jan. 30, the California State Senate opened up another can of worms when it comes to race and gender in college admissions. The group voted to put a constitutional amendment on the ballot that would all...

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