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Losing weight, gaining shame

Losing weight, gaining shame

December 18, 2013

Fitness trainers are often trying to help people get healthier, whether it’s through losing weight, bein...

Shared standards aim to prepare students for college

Brusly Voong, Staff Writer

December 10, 2013

Filed under Community, Issues, News

Teachers, parents and students alike across the United States can expect to see an increase in rigor in the K-12 school system, if they haven't already, as a new program pushes to prepare students for the day they enter college. The Common Core State Standard is a single set of standards for the K-12 education system in Engl...

Degrees for transfer expand with newly passed bill

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

December 9, 2013

Filed under Campus, Community, Issues, News

The passage of Senate Bill 1440 in September 2010 sought to streamline the long process of transferring from community college to four-year universities, a process that is set to be further refined by another bill being signed by the governor to strengthen the existing bill. Senate Bill 440, proposed by Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) w...

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...

Three sophomores and a crop of young talent look to lead softball team into playoffs

Three sophomores and a crop of young talent look to lead softball team into playoffs

December 7, 2013

Near the end of the 2013 softball season, the Hawks were in a dire situation. In order to make it to postse...

Student fee goes back into student body

Student fee goes back into student body

December 5, 2013

Have you ever wondered where your student tuition goes and what it ends up paying for? While the majority...

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...

Gay therapy ban shows bright future for acceptance

Gay therapy ban shows bright future for acceptance

November 17, 2013

The New Jersey ban on gay conversion therapy is a great indicator of the modern, more accepting world that w...

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,”...

Sacramento’s music scene is celebrated and awarded during annual event

Sacramento’s music scene is celebrated and awarded during annual event

November 17, 2013

With an electrifying atmosphere that rumbled the body and deafening music that stunned the eardrums, th...

How To: Giving thanks while on a budget

Camille Caulk, Staff Writer

November 17, 2013

Filed under Features

We’re all aware holiday gatherings can be expensive, well what if I told you that you could do a Thanksgiving dinner for two for under $20, with plenty of leftovers. Sounds impractical right? Wrong! Without missing out on any of the traditional Thanksgiving favorites, I can show you how to collect the necessary items to p...

‘Ghosts’ doesn’t disappoint, flies off shelves

‘Ghosts’ doesn’t disappoint, flies off shelves

November 17, 2013

That’s right ladies and gents; it’s that time of the year again. No, I am not talking about gettin...

Marvel’s newest movie opens the world of Asgard and beyond

Marvel’s newest movie opens the world of Asgard and beyond

November 16, 2013

It’s November and the eighth entry to the Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise, “Thor: The Dark Wor...

Black Friday is disgracing the essence of Thanksgiving

Black Friday is disgracing the essence of Thanksgiving

November 16, 2013

Black Friday has transitioned into a holiday of its own and is tarnishing Thanksgiving. It is ironic is tha...

‘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...

Hawks look to use competitive nature to their advantage

Hawks look to use competitive nature to their advantage

Camille Caulk, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

With the start of the season quickly approaching, the players of the men’s basketball team go hard...

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...

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