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Dean uses diversity of life experiences to guide his leadership

A former NFL and Canadian Football League player and entrepreneur, Brian Bedford became Cosumnes River College's new dean of the Business and Family Science department in 2014.

Stephanie Lopez, Staff Writer

April 30, 2015

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

Veterinary tech major Alex Cahill was paired with Cosmo the dog and Annie the cat at the start of the fall semester. Cahill was responsible for training and caring for Cosmo and Annie to prepare them for adoption.

Jasmine Teng, Staff Writer

April 23, 2015

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...

Interim president attributes his success to luck

Interim President Whitney Yamamura speaks to faculty members and guests at the dedication of the Elk Grove Center in August 2013. As Vice President of Instruction and Student Learning, Yamamura played a key role in the formation of the center.

Nick Valenzuela, Staff Writer

April 16, 2015

Following ex-Cosumnes River College President Deborah Travis’s announcement of her intent to retire...

Members of the Cosumnes River College Veteran's Resource Center had a table in the quad to bring awareness of the services they offer to veterans. Students that attended the fair voted for their favorite club or group, and the VRC received the most votes to win the 2015 Spirit Award and a $250 check on March 25.

Student clubs flock to quad to promote themselves and show spirit

April 2, 2015

Tables lined the quad walkway between the cafeteria and library as members of Cosumnes River College’s...

Cosumnes River College Radio, Television and Film alumni held a panel alongside RTVF Professor Lauren Wagner to discuss career possibilities in the field with current students on March 23.

Professor gathers alumni to share their experiences with current students

March 26, 2015

For all students, regardless of their major, the question of what to do once they've finished their education...

Photography professor Jim West (left) shows his Advance Portrait students an image captured on his camera during a small trip across the street from CRC on March 23.

Professor passionate about sharing his love of photography through his teaching

March 26, 2015

For the last 27 years Cosumnes River College photography professor Jim West has retained the same enth...

Shailene Woodley and Theo James return as Tris and Four respectively, in the second film of the  Divergent Series,

‘Divergent’ sequel is full of dark twists and turns

March 26, 2015

“Insurgent” is truly what a sequel in any trilogy should be. The sequel to the popular film “Diver...

Cash strapped students look for ways to spend thier spring break

Francisco Rodriguez, Staff Writer

March 26, 2015

Spring Break is around the corner and for college students across the nation it is time for students to travel to places like Cancun or Florida for beaches, drinking and relaxation. For most students though the reality of Spring Break is finding ways to enjoy the time off closer to home. College itself is expensive, sapping...

Members of the Kingdom Builders including founder and President Richard Spark, pictured second on right, meet in the cafeteria on Thursdays to play various strategy games like Settlers of Catan and Ticket to Ride.

Unofficial club uses board games to build community and heal the mind

March 25, 2015

The word gamer typically brings to mind the image of people sitting at their computer or television, f...

Faculty members compete for positions as Academic Senate elections begin

Stephanie Lopez and Scott Redmond

March 24, 2015

The Cosumnes River College Academic Senate has begun the process of electing officials for the 2015-2016 term, voting running from March 23-27, but unlike previous elections where many candidates ran unopposed there is competition for the top spots this year. The senate positions of president and vice president are igniting...

Will Smith and Margot Robbie co-star as con artists in the new Warner Bros. film

Will Smith shines in ‘Focus’ but co-star steals the show

March 21, 2015

After the flop of 2013’s “After Earth,” Will Smith has redeemed himself with his portrayal of the...

Remake brings new life to a classic game

Remake brings new life to a classic game

March 18, 2015

A scary faced moon, a creepy mask salesman, the land of Termina and the song of time should bring back...

Culinary students get hands on experience through catering

Nicole Goodie, Staff Writer

March 18, 2015

While the main goal in college is to take classes for practical knowledge that will help students obtain their degrees, there is more to the college experience. The Cosumnes River College culinary arts department embraced this as their students prepared lunch for the Future Farmers of America central regional meeting on Feb....

Women’s History Month continues with event focused on healthy living

Francisco Rodriguez, Staff Writer

March 17, 2015

As part of Cosumnes River College’s continued celebration of Women’s History Month, nutrition Professor Timaree Hagenburger hosted an event focused on family and food alongside several students on March 13. The event, titled “Gatekeepers and Family Health Leaders,” was a sharing session that focused on “how several...

Encouraging and supporting women in the sciences is club’s goal

Jasmine Teng, Staff Writer

March 17, 2015

Founded to encourage and support women who are interested in science, technology, engineering and math majors and careers, the Women in STEM club entered their second year of existence this semester. The club originally came together in the spring of 2014 thanks to a few generous sponsors who donated money for the club to...

All leaders in their respective careers and fields, six women led a panel for Women's History Month where they spoke with students about their experiences on their career and educational paths on March 9.

Women’s History Month panel offers real talk about careers

March 14, 2015

Cosumnes River College continued their month-long celebration of Women’s History Month with “Real...

Matthew Perry and Thomas Lennon bring the lovable jerk and slob Oscar Madison and uptight neat freak Felix Unger to life in CBS' revival of

There’s nothing odd at all about CBS’s new comedy

March 10, 2015

While I’m quite knowledgeable about pop culture past and present, I’ve never seen any episodes of...

Bob Odenkirk reprises his role of Saul Goodman from AMC's award-winning series

AMC delivers a new hit with ‘Better Call Saul’

March 8, 2015

Vince Gilligan, the brilliant director behind the critically acclaimed phenomenon “Breaking Bad,”...

Illustrator and former student Robert Love (left) was one of the four artists contacted by art Professor Yoshio Taylor (right) to take part in the third show at CRC's Art Gallery opening on March 6.

The world of comics comes to campus in newest art gallery show

March 8, 2015

While the first two shows of the Cosumnes River College Art Gallery played host to different exhibitions...

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