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Teams suffer low attendance as season continues

Teams suffer low attendance as season continues

November 1, 2014

The roar of the crowd during any sports match is just as much of the whole experience as the game itself,...

Possibility of financial aid based on student competency being explored by colleges throughout the country

Possibility of financial aid based on student competency being explored by colleges throughout the country

October 31, 2014

Soon, students will be able to pay for college with a new program for financial aid that will measure ...

Jumping on the bandwagon doesn’t make you a fan

Jumping on the bandwagon doesn’t make you a fan

October 28, 2014

So you’re wearing a Giants cap on your head, got on your shiny new Buster Posey jersey and have a Hunter...

Students have many ideas about how to save money

Students have many ideas about how to save money

October 24, 2014

Since 2009 the use of debit cards among students has increased while their use of credit cards has dec...

Reduced hours leave students hungry for options

Reduced hours leave students hungry for options

October 22, 2014

The dining area at any campus tends to be a gathering place as students not only come to study and han...

Interning in college has varied results for students in securing jobs after graduation

Brittany Harden, Staff Writer

October 16, 2014

Filed under Most Recent, News

*This story was updated/corrected on Oct. 20, 2014 Securing their dream job is the reason that many people attend college, but in today’s job market having a degree isn’t always enough. Internships are more important to students’ than ever before. “Internships give students an opportunity to take what they are learning in the classro...

Bachelor’s degrees are not coming to Los Rios District

Bachelor’s degrees are not coming to Los Rios District

Heather Kemp, Staff Writer

October 15, 2014

Filed under Campus, Most Recent, News

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 850 into effect on Sept. 28, allowing community colleges in t...

Northern California four-year colleges considered affordable in comparison to the rest of the state

Northern California four-year colleges considered affordable in comparison to the rest of the state

October 14, 2014

In the recent Congressional debate between incumbent Ami Bera and candidate Doug Ose, both candidates ag...

“NehruvianDOOM” is a step in the right direction for hip-hop duo

“NehruvianDOOM” is a step in the right direction for hip-hop duo

October 12, 2014

MF DOOM one of, if not the most, influential rappers of the early ’00s has returned for the collaboration album “NehruvianDOOM”...

Campus mentoring program focuses on the success of women

Brittany Harden, Staff Writer

October 11, 2014

Filed under Campus Life, Features

The Sister-2-Sister mentoring program started its semester meeting on Sept. 25. The Sister-2-Sister program was created by Dr. Collette Harris-Mathews when she realized that there was a need for students to be mentored at Cosumnes River College. "I had students coming up to me asking me to help them and to have me mentor...

Rough volleyball season continues as Hawks fall to the Vikings

Emanuel Espinoza, Staff Writer

October 7, 2014

Filed under Most Recent, Sports, Volleyball

Its been another rough season for the Cosumnes River College volleyball team, as the team has only won two out of the 13 matches they’ve played so far this season. Their match against the Diablo Valley College Vikings didn’t bode any better for the team. Diablo Valley started the first set with a serve and scored their...

Campus president announces plan to retire at the end of the semester

Campus president announces plan to retire at the end of the semester

Heather Kemp, Staff Writer

September 30, 2014

Filed under Most Recent, News, Top Stories

After serving the campus for more than five years, Cosumnes River College President Deborah Travis announced...

Hawks take to the water as campus gains women’s swim team

Naqshe Tahirkheli, Staff Writer

September 29, 2014

Filed under Most Recent, Sports, Women's Swimming

Students will soon have the opportunity to join a new team as Cosumnes River College has recently announced the addition of a women’s swim team to the list of team sports they offer. Still in the process of building the team, CRC’s athletic department has found a coach for the brand new team. Head coach Teresa Rojas...

Crime, death and corruption highlight Fox’s new take on the world of Batman

Crime, death and corruption highlight Fox’s new take on the world of Batman

September 27, 2014

There is no denying the popularity and top spot in pop culture that Batman holds, with eight movies and...

New coaches bring a different flavor as “The Voice” comes back for its seventh season

New coaches bring a different flavor as “The Voice” comes back for its seventh season

September 25, 2014

Lights, cameras, action and hopeful singers looking for their big break! Season seven of NBC’s The Voice premiere...

Independent artists first album surpasses all expectations

Independent artists first album surpasses all expectations

Emiliano Martin, Staff Writer

September 22, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Most Recent, Reviews

Independent artist Raury set the internet abuzz with the release of his first single “God’s Whisper”...

Are soulmates fantasy or reality?

Are soulmates fantasy or reality?

September 19, 2014

She Said If you believe in love, then you believe in soulmates. You are some time in your life going to meet ...

Minimum wage increase helps students’ wallets

Minimum wage increase helps students’ wallets

September 17, 2014

Minimum wage workers across California recently welcomed the first half of a two part increase in the...

Credit card advertisement on campus only leads to students being held hostage by crushing debt

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

September 17, 2014

Filed under Most Recent, Opinion

There is nothing worse than walking through the campus on the way to class only to be stopped by well-dressed individuals at a table trying to convince you to play and win some prize while also working to get you to sign up for a credit card. On Sept. 10 and 11, various banks and credit unions came to the campus for the semester...

Ban on plastic grocery bags likely spreading statewide

Ban on plastic grocery bags likely spreading statewide

Brittany Harden, Staff Writer

September 15, 2014

Filed under Community, Issues, Most Recent, News

California is officially the first state to pass a ban on single-use plastic bags in grocery stores, pharm...

Rough start hasn’t dampened team’s ambitions or drive

Rough start hasn’t dampened team’s ambitions or drive

September 14, 2014

The Cosumnes River College women’s soccer team is having a less than desirable start to the sea-son,...

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