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Composers ensemble incorporates performance art

Composers ensemble incorporates performance art

May 10, 2018

The Cosumnes River College music department hosted its annual Composers Ensemble on April 23 and May 2....

Event raises sexual harassment awareness

Event raises sexual harassment awareness

May 10, 2018

April was Sexual Assault Awareness Month and in the wake of the Iris Perez’s story of being sexual...

Writers’ workshop helps people tell their life stories

Writers’ workshop helps people tell their life stories

May 8, 2018

The eleventh annual “Our Life Stories” event on campus invited writers, poets, and published authors to...

English professor explores the origin in a name

English professor explores the origin in a name

May 7, 2018

Trang Abeid’s English as a Second Language Writing class held the event “The Meaning Behind My Name...

Campus offers tips to students with undecided majors

Chi Nguyen, Writer

May 7, 2018

Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

The campus held an event titled “Undecided but You can Fight it” on April 16th in the cafeteria to help students that have undecided majors find ones that are suitable for them when attending college. The event was planned and organized by Cosumnes River College student ambassadors from the Student Life and Leadership Cen...

Hawks shutout Vikings in season’s last home game on sophomore day

Hawks shutout Vikings in season’s last home game on sophomore day

April 18, 2018

The Hawks softball ended their last home game of the 2018 season on Tuesday in a shutout win against...

Sociology professor presents challenges facing Asian American students

Arnold Fernandes, Writer

April 17, 2018

Filed under Most Recent, News, Top Stories

Sociology Professor Paul Zisk spoke to a full classroom about the myth of the model minority and the reality of Asian American ethnic stratification in BS-129 Tuesday morning. In Zisk’s lecture, he talked about some cultural norms of various Asian ethnic groups when it comes to academic excellence and some experiences he...

‘Extinction’ is an expensive broken record

‘Extinction’ is an expensive broken record

April 12, 2018

“Extinction” is a game that is very hard to recommend. Its repetitive nature and fundamental gameplay...

Diversity in films show promise through box office

Diversity in films show promise through box office

April 6, 2018

Director Ryan Coogler was tasked with directing “Black Panther," a movie where over 90 percent of the...

‘Ready Player One’ pops onto screens and culture

‘Ready Player One’ pops onto screens and culture

John Cabales, Writer

April 6, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Reviews, Top Stories

“Ready Player One” is a new movie adapted from the novel written by Ernest Cline and is set in the...

‘Rest In Power’ Recognizes Life of Trayvon Martin

‘Rest In Power’ Recognizes Life of Trayvon Martin

Summer Lomendehe, Writer

March 1, 2018

Filed under Features, Top Stories

“Rest In Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin” follows the journey of his parents, Sybrina...

’50 Shades Freed’ of interest

’50 Shades Freed’ of interest

John Cabales, Writer

February 26, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Reviews, Top Stories

“Fifty Shades Freed,” the third installment to the “Fifty Shades” installment, wasn’t terrible...

Student will graduate with five associate degrees

Student will graduate with five associate degrees

February 21, 2018

Most students enroll in college with the intention of focusing on one area of study. But at 19 years...

Music apps offer more methods to pay and play

Kristine Yabumoto, Staff

April 24, 2017

Filed under Features, Reviews

Music is a necessity; to work out, to drive to work, to get through hard times. It’s rare that someone doesn’t have an Apple Music, Spotify, Pandora or SoundCloud account. But which platform is the best? Apple Music was created in June of 2015 and has taken off ever since. Verto Index, a website that rates top perfor...

Writers conference coming to campus focuses on finding humor in our life stories

Justin Cordero, Staff

April 20, 2017

Filed under Campus, Community, News

The “Our Life Stories” event on campus will gather the writers and published authors to celebrate and learn more about writing self-reflective autobiographies and family memoirs, on Saturday at 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the recital hall. To mark the 10th anniversary of the event, the focus this year will be centered on applying...

Satirical poverty hurts the impoverished

Ashley Navarro, Editor

April 19, 2017

Filed under All Access, Breaking News, Features, Top Stories

Remember the good ol’ days when people lacked actual homes and furniture so they used stuff like crates and burlap to create some kind of structure to help them out along the way of pursuing the “American Dream?” Ah, the Great Depression. What a time. With each old trend going into hiding, another one appears. For ...

The struggle towards equal rights isn’t a fad

Jannah Khalil, Staff

April 19, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Current Affairs, Opinion

A Pepsi ad that was released on Tuesday starring Kendall Jenner and a few “colorful” extras has striked massive controversy and is an excellent example of what is wrong with advertising today. The ad depicts several diverse individuals doing their respective activities when a crowd of “protesters” passes by them. Th...

America’s so-called inclusive melting pot is lacking some vital ingredients

Kristi Doan, Staff

April 19, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Current Affairs, Opinion

I never really understood what it meant to look or be “too Asian,” but I spent my entire life avoiding that epithet. Vietnamese was my first language, and my dad took pride in me retaining it as I was struggling to be bilingual in my English as a second language classes. Not only was I struggling verbally, I was strugg...

California transitions from severe drought to flooding

California transitions from severe drought to flooding

March 8, 2017

Just one year ago, more than 90 percent of California was in some form of drought. With these severe d...

Students react to Trump executive orders

Justin Cordero and Julie Wallinger

February 9, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, National, News, Top Stories

Students at Cosumnes River College have been reacting to the controversial executive orders signed by President Donald Trump. According to the White House website, Trump signed eight executive orders, 12 presidential memoranda and two proclamations as of Tuesday. “Executive orders are granted in Article II of the Co...

Men’s basketball wins against Modesto in tight game

Jeannie Cordero, Staff

February 2, 2017

Filed under Baseball, Breaking News, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

The Cosumnes River College Hawks men's basketball team won by 10 points against Modesto Junior College Pirates 85-75, breaking its two game losing streak on Friday night. The team’s cooperation led to their victory. “Sharing the ball and playing as a team helped us a lot, and we haven’t played like that in a long time,”...

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