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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...

Beyond The Smoke

Bobby Bishop and Shafa Ilyas

April 10, 2014

Filed under Health, News

When it comes down to it, most stories and rallies focus on the bare basic issue when it comes to cigarettes and marijuana: one’s right to smoke. While the rights that we all have or want are not in question, there is more to consider . Smoking causes cancer, heart disease, stroke, lung diseases and diabetes, according...

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...

Safe Spaces program offers support to students

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”...

Should couples watch porn together?

Should couples watch porn together?

April 1, 2014

She Said Porn has become more and more mainstream as generations have gone on. It can be accessed by simply ...

University study highlights prevalence of rape culture

University study highlights prevalence of rape culture

Kaley Andrews, Staff Writer

March 31, 2014

Filed under Community, Issues, News

A study of college-age students found that 35 percent of college men anonymously admitted that under...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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?...

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...

Professor ties themes of OneBook to college students and their lifestyles

Professor ties themes of OneBook to college students and their lifestyles

February 8, 2014

The Cosumnes River College Recital Hall was filled with students and faculty for philosophy Professor Ri...

Ten places that are must-goes in Sacramento

Ten places that are must-goes in Sacramento

February 7, 2014

Sacramentans complain that except for shopping and going to the movies, there is not much to do here...

Putting the sex in education

Putting the sex in education

February 7, 2014

Cosumnes River College prides itself on trying to provide students the best overall education among Califo...

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