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'Guardians of the Galaxy' sequel loses some traction, still delivers fun installment

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel loses some traction, still delivers fun installment

May 10, 2017

Adding yet another installment to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Director James Gunn produces a fun, albe...

Hawks softball wins 9-5 in first game, loses 9-6 in second in doubleheader

Alicia Ilaga, Staff Writer

April 5, 2017

The Cosumnes River softball team won the first game of a doubleheader 9-5 versus Sierra College on Saturday, but lost 9-6 during the second game Pitcher Brittany Baroni started off the second game strong, pitching until the top of the third inning. With two players on base, Sierra College infielder Mikea Lewis was up to ba...

Business Professor named to Board of Governors

Jared Lee, Editor

April 5, 2017

After five years as a full-time faculty member at Cosumnes River College, Business Professor Man Phan, chair of the business department, was recently appointed to the California Board of Governors. Phan has been extremely active at CRC, bringing years of experience as a member of local government and as a marketing execu...

President Edward Bush speaks to attendees Monday as part of the CASSL lecture series. Dr. Bush shares his own leadership model, based on the biblical book of Daniel.

College president gives speech on how to form personal leadership models

March 20, 2017

Continuing with its lecture series, the Center for the Advancement of Staff and Student Learning at C...

Workshops prepare students for job interviews

Jeannie Cordero, Staff

March 20, 2017

Students at Cosumnes River College were given the opportunity to get on-campus preparation for job interviews on Monday in the Orchard Room. This workshop was held for the third time by Courtnee Mack. She is the facilitator of the career center workshop series and is also the Student Personnel Assistant for the Career Cen...

Stanislaus State to gain 2016 athlete of the year

Missy Amaya, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017

Hard work is the key to success for student athlete Taylor Galya. As she nears the end of her last season on the women’s tennis team at Cosumnes River College, she will be preparing for a new beginning at Stanislaus State. “It hasn’t sunk in yet that I’m going to leave because this is the best coaching I’ve eve...

Mulitsport athlete Yvonne Taylor prepares for new season

Alicia Ilaga, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017

Student athletes must balance demanding practice schedules with the academic rigor of a full-time student. But multisport athletes have it even worse. Sophomore Yvonne Taylor knows this all too well, with basketball season ending and soccer season coming up quickly. “I’m really eager to play because we made it to se...

Women’s tennis wins 5-2 against Sacramento City

Kristi Doan, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017

The sun was out and there was a gentle breeze on Tuesday at home court for the women’s tennis team. The lady Hawks were victorious against the Sacramento City College Panthers despite having to forfeit a match, winning 5-2. The team consists of four official players, so this automatically forfeits them in three matches. Since...

‘Logan’ provides a satisfying completion to the iconic character

Justin Cordero, Staff

March 8, 2017

“Logan” is the classic story of the unwilling hero told through the lens of one of Marvel’s most popular superheroes warped into an aged old man who carries the weight of his past sins on his shoulders. The film, directed by James Mangold, is unlike any other previous Marvel superhero movie to date. The story overall i...

‘Get Out’ makes a splash amidst controversy

Stan Smith, Staff

March 8, 2017

“Get Out” marks the directorial debut of Jordan Peele, who gained fame from his television show “Key and Peele” alongside co-creator Keegan Michael Key. The film built up a considerable amount of excitement in the weeks leading up to its release thanks to incredibly favorable reviews. Even now, “Get Out” holds ...

Students and faculty urge newcomers to take advantage of resources

Jannah Kahlil, Staff

March 8, 2017

As a new semester rolls in, Cosumnes River College welcomes a new batch of freshman in need of advice and guidance on how to smoothly navigate through their next few years. Many freshmen start college nervous and unsure of how they will proceed through the next few years to reach their goal, whatever it may be. But what f...

Team played with heart in men’s basketball team’s season-ending game, head coach says

Jared Lee, Copy Editor

February 20, 2017

The men’s basketball team saw its season end in a spectacularly close game. The Cosumnes River College Hawks pushed their final game of the season into overtime, but fell 92-89 to the San Joaquin Delta Mustangs. Head coach Jonathan James said going into the game he felt good about his team. “My sophomores, they want t...

Men’s baseball unable to secure the win in ninth inning, give up three runs

Jared Lee, Copyeditor

February 4, 2017

In a close game that was decided in the final inning, the Skyline College Trojans edged out the Cosumnes River College Hawks men’s baseball team 5-4 on Tuesday. Both teams played well, showing great skill. In fact, the game was scoreless until the top of the fifth inning. Head Coach Tony Bloomfield complimented the Trojans,...

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