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Taft college defeat assures Hawks a place in quarter final game

Taft college defeat assures Hawks a place in quarter final game

November 29, 2014

After knocking Folsom Lake College out of the playoffs in round one on Nov. 22, The Cosumnes River College...

Online office hours allow counselors to help more students

Marcus Ellis, Staff Writer

November 6, 2014

Filed under Most Recent, News

Cosumnes River College’s counseling department is now offering students the opportunity to interact with them more frequently through their new online live chat services. Spearheaded by CRC counselor Monica Cranston, with the help of Christina Ocrant, an educational media and web design specialist, the CRC live chat service...

CRC’s donation drive collects from students

Brittany Harden, Staff Writer

November 1, 2014

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Most Recent

The season of giving has begun as the Cosumnes River College Social Responsibility Committee kicked off the annual campus canned food drive on Oct. 9. Dedicated to community involvement  and promoting social justice, the SRC collaborates with non-profit and social service organizations said English Professor Heather Hutcheson...

Campus encourages and appreciates student work while emphasizing community engagement

Campus encourages and appreciates student work while emphasizing community engagement

October 21, 2014

Cosumnes River College kicked off their promotion for student volunteerism and social responsibility...

Health education professor teaches hands-on EMT program

Emanuel Espinoza, Staff Writer

October 18, 2014

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Most Recent, Profiles

Students at Cosumnes River College have been learning the skills of emergency medical technology for over 25 years. Matthew McHugh, a health education professor, has been teaching at CRC since 2005 as an EMT instructor. He said that he is considered the unofficial program director of the fire technology program because CRC...

Light rail’s benefits top construction inconvenience

Light rail’s benefits top construction inconvenience

October 5, 2014

For three years now, a light rail track has been under construction near the Bruceville entrance of Cosumnes...

Editorial: Lack of student involvement and ASCRC accountability is hurting the campus

Editorial Staff

October 5, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Most Recent, Opinion

Every semester, when paying tuition, students contribute $1 to a fund for the Associated Students of Cosumnes River College, which is meant for them to spend on events or services to benefit the campus and student body as a whole. The problem is that most students not only do not know that they are contributing this money...

Update: Parking lot delays arise as campus construction continues

Update: Parking lot delays arise as campus construction continues

October 1, 2014

UPDATE 10/01: Originally scheduled to reopen in mid-September, Sept. 19 to be exact, parking lot F ha...

River Cats catch Giants fever in 2015

River Cats catch Giants fever in 2015

September 29, 2014

For decades baseball has been considered America’s favorite pastime and for nearly 15 years the Sacramento...

Editorial: Offering bachelor’s degrees at community colleges is the right decision

Editorial Staff

September 19, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Most Recent, Opinion

Numerous bills that have passed through the Senate and Legislature are waiting on Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk at this moment for his signature and it’s time that one of them, Senate Bill 850, be signed into law. SB 850 is the long debated initiative that allows the California Community Colleges Chancellor to start an eight-year...

As drought continues, the importance of conservation becomes clearer

As drought continues, the importance of conservation becomes clearer

Kaley Andrews, Staff Writer

May 24, 2014

Filed under Community, Issues, News

It’s no secret that California is experiencing one of the worst droughts in recent years. Even with...

New technology offers students a different way to communicate

New technology offers students a different way to communicate

Emiliano Martin, Staff Writer

May 19, 2014

Filed under Community, News

In a time when we’ve all come to expect constant connection with friends, family and everyone around...

Loss of sleep may cause greater damage in the long run

Emiliano Martin, Staff Writer

May 3, 2014

Filed under Health, Issues, News

While the health and academic issues concerning college students and lack of sleep, especially when it comes to cramming for exams, are not a new conversation, a new study published in the Journal of Neuroscience on March 18 brings a possible new focus to the issue. According to the new study, done by neuroscientist Sigrid...

The Fantastic 5 brings sustainable food to campus

The Fantastic 5 brings sustainable food to campus

May 2, 2014

Five students attending Cosumnes River College had no idea that they would be put into a group that involves...

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...

Re: ‘University study highlights prevalence of rape culture’

Daniel Kolosovski and Salwa Mikbel

April 12, 2014

Filed under Letters To the Editor

Dear Editor, Although I do agree that currently in the United States we have a rape culture and tend to blame the victims, it is not the fault of "joking" around. As comedian, Louis C.K., said, "Any joke about anything bad is great." Only a person who has immoral values or no values at all, who is also psychotic, can hear...

Re: ‘Distracted driving puts others’ lives at risk’

Caesar Espinoza, Ray Hernandez, and Christian Matar

April 12, 2014

Filed under Letters To the Editor

Dear Editor, I am writing in response to an article about distracted driving, written by Kayla Gangl. In the article, Gangl talks about the fast-growing epidemic of distracted driving. I specifically liked how Gangl states that distracted driving doesn’t just consist of using a phone but it is “anything that diverts...

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...

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...

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