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Student government looks to social media, elections for student awareness

Emiliano Martin, Staff Writer

March 22, 2014

Filed under Campus, News

As the time for mid-term elections throughout the nation nears, closer to home elections of a different sort are about to occur. The Associated Students of Cosumnes River College Student Senate elections are in April, and the current student senate is hoping to increase student participation. “The student senate serves as the ...

All pain and little gain comes with fashion choice

Jelina Cortero, Staff Writer

March 22, 2014

Filed under Features

Women are constantly trying to find new ways to gain an image boost in choosing outfits, especially when it comes to fitting better into their favorite clothes. However, new studies have doctors warning women about the dangers of wearing shapewear, such as corsets and spanx, under their clothes on a daily basis. The same st...

Student participation is key to student government future plans

Greg Prouty, Staff Writer

March 20, 2014

Filed under Campus, News

Student participation on a commuter campus can be low, but the Associated Students of Cosumnes River College have outlined goals for a semester long effort to reach more students and draw in more participation. The ASCRC hold open meetings in room 106 of the Winn Center on campus, but DJ Mitchell, the Student Senate President, s...

Drinking games pour their way into the 21st century

Heather Kemp, Staff Writer

March 19, 2014

Filed under Health, Issues, News

Drinking games have always been popular with the college crowd, and in 2014 it only makes sense that they have found their way onto social media. Neknominate is a social media based drinking competition with a simple basis; you guzzle down your favorite alcoholic beverage and post a video of it on a website like Facebook, T...

Campus panel leads call for rape prevention

Campus panel leads call for rape prevention

March 19, 2014

Just weeks before winning the 1998 Miss World Pageant, Israeli teen Linor Abargil was held captive and...

Two-year schools provide alternative to high student debt

Two-year schools provide alternative to high student debt

March 16, 2014

At four-year colleges across California, in 2012, 52 percent of students had an average of $20,269 in...

Vehicular theft decreases as bike theft increases

Vehicular theft decreases as bike theft increases

March 16, 2014

Thefts on college campuses are nothing new, from backpacks to cars, but there is a growing target for...

Wizard World Comic Convention comes to Sacramento

Wizard World Comic Convention comes to Sacramento

March 16, 2014

At first glance, one would probably not place the label of geek or nerd upon 23-year-old Katherine Ze...

Does size matter?

Does size matter?

February 28, 2014

She Said It’s no secret that women like big things. Big diamonds, big heels, big bank accounts, and...

For season two, Netflix builds an even bigger ‘House of Cards’

For season two, Netflix builds an even bigger ‘House of Cards’

February 25, 2014

With the tagline “hunt or be hunted” followed by a sinister sounding “welcome back” spoken by...

Black History Month celebration continues through poetry

Black History Month celebration continues through poetry

February 23, 2014

Cosumnes River College’s series of events celebrating Black History Month continued with “Poetic Vo...

In the wake of recent school shootings, campus stands prepared

In the wake of recent school shootings, campus stands prepared

February 21, 2014

The year was 1999 when two teens decided that they were going to take center stage. That stage was Columbine...

Digital currency isn’t coming, it’s already here

Digital currency isn’t coming, it’s already here

February 20, 2014

Bitcoin, an innovative, electronic form of currency, is a viable form of money ready to be used with...

Innocent until proven guilty isn’t just for Woody Allen

Kaley Andrews, Staff Writer

February 19, 2014

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

In the 1990s, movie director and comedian Woody Allen faced allegations of molestation of an adopted daughter, allegations that were subsequently dropped both in court and, it seems from the public eye, until recently. Dylan Farrow released an open letter that detailed the abuse she suffered at Allen’s hands. It is a disturbing read, and news outlets have already snatched the bait and run with st...

Is flirting through technology cheating?

Is flirting through technology cheating?

February 13, 2014

She Said: Social media has become a very big part of the lives of Americans. For a lot of us, almost ev...

Attorney and civil rights activist headlines beginning of campus Black History Month

Kayla Gangl, Staff Writer

February 12, 2014

Filed under Campus, News

Black History Month at Cosumnes River College officially began as students and faculty filled up the Recital Hall to participate in the opening ceremonies on Feb. 10. The event featured a speech by attorney and civil rights activist, Robert L. Harris, who discussed what Black History Month means to him as an African-American...

Cheap Eats: Best burgers for your buck

Cheap Eats: Best burgers for your buck

February 12, 2014

Craving a burger that will tame your taste buds, but stuck with a budget that leaves you craving more?...

Ride sharing companies come to Sacramento to give customers a lift

Ride sharing companies come to Sacramento to give customers a lift

February 12, 2014

The days of having to stand on a sidewalk to hail a cab are over, as application based ride sharing companies...

Professor ties themes of OneBook to college students and their lifestyles

Professor ties themes of OneBook to college students and their lifestyles

February 8, 2014

The Cosumnes River College Recital Hall was filled with students and faculty for philosophy Professor Ri...

Putting the sex in education

Putting the sex in education

February 7, 2014

Cosumnes River College prides itself on trying to provide students the best overall education among Califo...

New research shows perils of mixing drinks, CRC students and faculty react

New research shows perils of mixing drinks, CRC students and faculty react

February 7, 2014

Monster, Rockstar and RedBull are well known energy drinks and have become a common staple in the lives...

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