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Junk food outweighs fruits and veggies on students’ plates

Rukayat Yusufu, Staff Writer

December 14, 2014

A hamburger, slice of pizza or a bag of chips grabbed off the shelf of the bookstore is the typical meal choice of many students who are battling being strapped for cash and time on a daily basis. A 2011 study from Oregon State University revealed that college students are not eating one serving of fruits and vegetables per...

Process of finding a new campus president begins

President Deborah Travis at the Platinum Celebration Dec. 3.

Heather Kemp, Staff Writer

December 10, 2014

The fall semester is winding down at Cosumnes River College and while most students and faculty are expecting...

Honors seminars prepare students for universities, but are not available often

Brittany Harden, Staff Writer

December 9, 2014

College is a time for students to break out of their shells and realize their potential. The honors classes at Cosumnes River College are one way that students can discover themselves and their interests. The honors seminars at CRC are “designed specifically for academically accomplished students, or those with th...

Los Rios Police Department heads donation drive

Jelina Cortero, Staff Writer

December 8, 2014

The Los Rios Police Department is getting into the holiday spirit by teaming up with the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services to help our local community in the Spirit of Giving Drive. Food and clothing donations will be accepted until Jan. 31. If any student wants to donate nonperishable foods and new or slightly used clot...

Teacher evaluation websites can be useful to students

Marcus Ellis, Staff Writer

December 7, 2014

With students’ planning for spring semester well underway, they are gathering all the information needed to choose classes. It’s no secret that most students look to outside means when it comes to finding and selecting the right professor for a particular class. Websites like Rate My Professors and Uloop are becoming...

Editorial: Students deserve to know how ASCRC uses their money every semester

Editorial Staff

December 5, 2014

A word that is attached to government, and the actions of government and its agencies, is transparency. Without transparency, the people are left in the dark about what their government is doing, which leads to shady dealings and negates the idea of democracy. The government of Cosumnes River College, the student government,...

President Travis and staff reflect on her tenure as retirement looms

In her tenure as president, Deborah Travis has overseen many of the new construction projects on campus and has spoken at the dedications including for the Elk Grove Center.

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

December 5, 2014

As students and professors gear up for finals, anticipating a wrapping up of the semester that will...

Winn Center named a leader in green design

Winn Center named a leader in green design

December 4, 2014

Over the years, Cosumnes River College has won countless awards, the most recent being the Winn Center...

Campus joins The Great American Smokeout

Marcus Ellis, Staff Writer

December 1, 2014

Organized by the American Cancer Society, The Great American Smokeout is an annual event that takes place on the third Thursday in November. This event propositions smokers to take on the challenge and make the commitment to stop smoking for at least 24 hours, according to their website. The event, which took place on Nov....

Hawks freshman defender Erica Lim avoids a Taft College player in order to try and maintain control of the ball on Nov. 22. Lim was credited with an assist for the first goal of the game by freshman midfielder Kate Burkhardt.

Taft college defeat assures Hawks a place in quarter final game

November 29, 2014

After knocking Folsom Lake College out of the playoffs in round one on Nov. 22, The Cosumnes River College...

A student from the Cosumnes River College River Radio station edits content for an upcoming broadcast as part of the hands-on experience the program offers to students interested in the field of radio broadcasting.

Campus radio station gives students real world expierence

November 28, 2014

River Radio, Cosumnes River College’s very own campus radio station, is a student-operated, campus-admini...

Stop lumping fans in with the fanatics

Stop lumping fans in with the fanatics

November 19, 2014

The word fan, those that like something and not the device that provides air, came from the world fanatic....

Campus does not participate in Diabetes Awareness Month, students disagree

Campus does not participate in Diabetes Awareness Month,  students disagree

Brittany Harden, Staff Writer

November 17, 2014

November is Diabetes Awareness Month and students on campus are looking for a new way to raise awareness...

Nutrition professors hope to inspire students to lead a healthier lifestyle

Nutrition professors hope to inspire students to lead a healthier lifestyle

November 12, 2014

The average college student’s life tends to revolve around lots of reading, studying, preparing for...

Online office hours allow counselors to help more students

Marcus Ellis, Staff Writer

November 6, 2014

Cosumnes River College’s counseling department is now offering students the opportunity to interact with them more frequently through their new online live chat services. Spearheaded by CRC counselor Monica Cranston, with the help of Christina Ocrant, an educational media and web design specialist, the CRC live chat service...

Student fees do not necessarily impact the campus

Emanuel Espinoza, Staff Writer

November 4, 2014

Originally, education at community colleges in California was free, students only paid fees for parking and other amenities based upon the tuition-free goals of the California Master Plan for Higher Education, but over the years tuition has increased. From 1984 to 1998 the tuition rose from $5 a unit to $13 a unit before...

Clery Report shows drop in campus crime

Clery Report shows drop in campus crime

November 3, 2014

The Los Rios Police Department released the annual Clery report, which details the crime statistics of...

Brown leading in polls in race for governor

Brown leading in polls in race for governor

November 1, 2014

Current California Governor Jerry Brown will likely win a record fourth term in office as he is leading...

CRC’s donation drive collects from students

Brittany Harden, Staff Writer

November 1, 2014

The season of giving has begun as the Cosumnes River College Social Responsibility Committee kicked off the annual campus canned food drive on Oct. 9. Dedicated to community involvement  and promoting social justice, the SRC collaborates with non-profit and social service organizations said English Professor Heather Hutcheson...

Athletes keep up fitness routines both on and off the field

Naqshe Tahirkheli, Staff Writer

November 1, 2014

Trying to stay healthy and keep a solid fitness routine in everyday life can be a struggle for many. Not everyone has time to go to the gym. Being an athlete brings many new challenges with health and fitness. Outside of playing in matches, practices and conditioning are essential to keeping in playing shape throughout the...

Re-electing Jerry Brown is the best move for California’s education system

Gov. Brown's campaigning for Proposition 30, which helped fund education, in 2012 is just one reason why he should be re-elected for a fourth term.

Editorial Staff

November 1, 2014

On Tuesday, Nov. 4 students will face a simple choice when they cast their ballot for the 2014 General...

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