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Take back the tap aims to add more water stations on campus

Alec Gonsalves, Staff

November 17, 2015

Filed under Issues, News

There are a lot of people on campus who are in long lines waiting for yet another person who takes too long to refill the water bottle at a refill station or water fountain. However, with the $1500 that they had previously won from the “Tapapalooza” contest last semester, the Cosumnes River College Students For A Susta...

New California law automatically registers drivers to vote

Coy Granderson, Staff

November 13, 2015

Filed under Community, News

Automatic voter registration has arrived, now that lawmakers passed Assembly Bill 1461 (Gonzalez), the “California New Motor Voter Program,” which Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law on Oct. 10, 2015. Supporters of AB-1461 hope that millions of unregistered voters will be added now that eligible California residents will be au...

Study: Freshmen 15 shown to not be as prevalent as thought

Tyler Santana, Editor

October 29, 2015

Filed under Features, Food

Going off to college comes with many new stresses and pressure for the incoming students, one of them being the notorious freshman 15, which is where college freshman are likely to gain 15 pounds during their first year. The freshman 15  today is more like the freshman five as fewer students are experiencing a large amou...

Diversity training becomes requirement for LRCCD employees

Kayleen Carter, Staff

October 27, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Last semester Los Rios Community College District employees began participation in diversity training so that the district’s hiring panel is able to ensure that they employ people without bias. Starting this fall the diversity training became a requirement, Cosumnes River College’s Dean of College Planning & Research Kat...

‘Maze Runner’ sequel breaks norms

‘Maze Runner’ sequel breaks norms

Quincie Pruitt, Staff

October 13, 2015

Filed under Features, Reviews, Top Stories

The thrilling sequel “Maze Runner: Scorch Trials” that features Thomas, portrayed by Dylan O’Brien, a...

Students must aim to graduate on time

EJ Aguayo, Editor

October 7, 2015

Filed under Current Affairs, Forum, Opinion, Top Stories

A great majority of students who are enrolled in community colleges are not graduating within two years, or they’re simply not graduating at all.   Prior to enrollment, many young adults, including myself, have had the notion that community college should only take a maximum of two years to complete an associate’s d...

A big leap for women through equal pay bill

Nichelle Heu, Staff

October 7, 2015

Filed under Current Affairs, Forum, Opinion, Top Stories

Women don’t get paid equally to men. Regardless of gender, people should not be discriminated against. As a woman in college, I know that even after I graduate I would still be getting paid less than a man with the exact same qualifications that I have. This raises the question as to why I would invest my time in colle...

Associated students appoint new members

Cole McCarthy, staff

October 6, 2015

Filed under Campus, Most Recent, News

Both Tony Tran and Merissa Heredia were well aware of of what the student senate stands for when they decided to run for positions as representatives of the ASCRC.  It is through the Student Senate that we as CRC students are able to connect with the issues and on-goings of our campus that directly affect us.   Business Finan...

New President expresses his commitment to CRC

New President expresses his commitment to CRC

September 18, 2015

Cosumnes River College welcomed Dr. Edward Bush as college president on July 1. During a speech t...

Cartel makes it to Netflix in new series ‘Narcos’

Cartel makes it to Netflix in new series ‘Narcos’

September 11, 2015

In 1975, a petty criminal entered the cocaine trade, changing Colombia forever. “Narcos” tells the...

Hawks defeat Solano in first game of the season

Tyler Santana, Staff

September 2, 2015

Filed under Most Recent, Sports, Women's Soccer

The Cosumnes River College women’s soccer team won their first game of the season against Solano Community College on Aug. 28. The Hawks ended up dominating the field over Solano, who the Hawks had beaten in the first round of the playoffs last season, with a score of 3-0. “The team played well for the first game,...

Building skills and networking are just a few perks of student internships

Building skills and networking are just a few perks of student internships

May 18, 2015

As a college student, acquiring a job in your chosen field can be a daunting task that can seem impossible...

Campus center offers more than support to veterans

Campus center offers more than support to veterans

May 17, 2015

Making the move from a military life to a college life is not always easy for veterans, which is why...

Editorial: Save your students some money

Editorial Staff

May 15, 2015

Filed under Editorials, Most Recent, Opinion

Note: This story is an updated version of one run earlier in the semester. Higher One, the bank that Cosumnes River College and many other colleges in the United States use to give students their financial aid award, is nothing but a big hassle. There is nothing worse than when a company tries to say they care about co...

Saving dough: eating pizza on a budget

Saving dough: eating pizza on a budget

May 6, 2015

Searching for cheap foods to satisfy a late-night craving or for fuel before an intense study session is ...

Theatre arts department tackles a never before performed show and California water issues

Theatre arts department tackles a never before performed show and California water issues

May 6, 2015

For their newest production “The Chisera,” the Cosumnes River College theatre arts department was...

Eye strain linked to the overuse of technology

Eye strain linked to the overuse of technology

May 5, 2015

As technology continues to grow at a rapid pace, it is obvious that digital technology isn't going away...

Dean uses diversity of life experiences to guide his leadership

Dean uses diversity of life experiences to guide his leadership

Stephanie Lopez, Staff Writer

April 30, 2015

Filed under Features, Most Recent, Profiles, Top Stories

Cosumnes River College prides itself on diversity in its students, classes and faculty which is why making...

Thinking outside the pot

Thinking outside the pot

April 24, 2015

Everyone knows an average priced cup of coffee can be found at Starbucks or Java City, but where else can students go to satisfy their caffeine cravings? We searched and found five places in downtown Sacramento that offer delicious coffees for an average price while also offering a different vibe than that of the big name coffee shop chains.

Vet Tech program prepares for pet adoption day

Vet Tech program prepares for pet adoption day

Jasmine Teng, Staff Writer

April 23, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Most Recent

Each year the veterinary technology department accepts dogs and cats from shelters to take into their pr...

New Playstation game is not for the faint of heart

New Playstation game is not for the faint of heart

April 18, 2015

Very few game titles out there can challenge a player or push them to their mental limits and reward...

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