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Editorial: New degrees can benefit community college

Editorial Staff

December 8, 2013

Filed under Editorials

Each year students graduating from universities are faced with massive amounts of debt.  A good majority of their bills are government loans and financial support from family or private loans. Attaining a degree has become one of the most expensive feats in someone’s lifetime. Tuition at California universities alone has skyrocket...

Drugs aren’t the answers for your semester finals

Drugs aren’t the answers for your semester finals

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

December 8, 2013

Filed under Forum, Opinion

Finals are coming up and essays are due and the energy reserves are a little low, so you pop a few pi...

Campus graduation rates on the rise

Campus graduation rates on the rise

Emily Collins, Staff Writer

December 8, 2013

Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

During an era of budget cuts, where many community colleges have seen a decline in student enrollment, ...

Spirit of giving is spread through annual event

Jelina Cortero, Staff Writer

November 24, 2013

Filed under Campus, Community, News

More than 30 volunteer programs participated in Cosumnes River College’s sixth annual Share Fair event on Nov. 20. CRC’s Share Fair event was a success on its first of three days, filling up the entire front area of the Hawk’s Nest Bookstore with 40 or more chairs. Each of the chairs held a handout with the directory...

MESA: Field specific program allows students to network and learn

MESA: Field specific program allows students to network and learn

Emanuel Espinoza, Staff Writer

November 17, 2013

Filed under Features, Profiles

Students majoring in engineering, mathematics and science have a place on campus that can help them pr...

Workshop suffers low turnout but is a help to students looking for work

Jesse Saeteurn, Guest Writer

November 17, 2013

Filed under Campus, News

Student’s searching for work were given tips to achieve their goal at a workshop entitled “Looking for a Job” held in SCI 215 on Nov. 15.Not many students attended the workshop, but the ones that did found it very helpful. “I came because I wanted a job and the workshop’s useful information helped me with that,”...

‘Educating students about entrepreneurships while they are young is event goal,’ Phan says

Jordan Maness, Guest Writer

November 15, 2013

Filed under Campus, News

The Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour came to Cosumnes River College on Nov. 6  to offer advice to students who wanted to be entrepreneurs. The event was held in the recital hall which was at full capacity, a capacity of 200 people, including students from Valley High School as well. Enactus, formerly Students in Free Enterprise...

House of Wax: The Rising Marijuana Phenomenon

House of Wax: The Rising Marijuana Phenomenon

Nick Valenzuela, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

One of the most prevalent and persistent controversies the United States has seen over the years is the...

Workshop informs students about getting LinkedIn to a career

Workshop informs students about getting LinkedIn to a career

November 14, 2013

On Nov. 5, an informational workshop event on Networking and LinkedIn took place in SCI-215 at Cosumnes...

Ties between the economy, agriculture and food are center of OneBook lecture

Rachel Norris, Staff Writer

November 11, 2013

Filed under Campus, News

Students were all ears as the OneBook lecture on the correlation between the economy and environment was delivered in Cosumnes River College’s Recital Hall on Nov. 7. Hosted by CRC economics professor Dr. Edwin E. Fagin, the lecture, titled “Agriculture, the Environment, and Us,” informed students of the issues associ...

Black Friday sales move closer to black Thursday

Black Friday sales move closer to black Thursday

November 11, 2013

Now that Halloween is over and November has arrived, consumers are less than a month away from the biggest...

Campus fair brings spotlight to student support resources

Campus fair brings spotlight to student support resources

November 9, 2013

As the weather is changing and the leaves are falling in October, attention falls squarely upon breast...

Now that ‘Machete Kills,’ viewers are left wanting more

Now that ‘Machete Kills,’ viewers are left wanting more

November 9, 2013

Robert Rodriguez gave us another entry to his “Machete” series and while it’s a fun movie, does ...

Students learn failure can be positive

Students learn failure can be positive

Brusly Voong, Staff Writer

November 3, 2013

Filed under Campus Life, Features

The Orchard room at Cosumnes River College on Oct. 25 was alive and well as a full crowd was on hand ...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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