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Flooding caused by several days of heavy rainfall has caused hiking trails along Laguna Creek to close this season. With this season's rainfall, no counties in California are currently in severe drought conditions.

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

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

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,”...

New financial aid changes require classes to align with academic major

Steven Bryla, Staff

December 5, 2016

Registration for Spring 2017 classes began on Monday for students at Cosumnes River College. But a new change to financial aid requirements can reduce the amount of aid students receive. Students applying for financial aid will no longer receive financial aid for classes outside of their program of study. Brendan James,...

The Color Wild: A look into a Sacramento synth pop band

The Color Wild: A look into a Sacramento synth pop band

December 4, 2016

For an up and coming band, practice is extremely important, and watching local band The Color Wild not w...

The Weeknd follows up with another hit album

Andrew Flores, Staff

December 3, 2016

Coming off his top-charted album “Beauty Behind the Madness” a little over a year ago, Abel Tesfaye, also known as “The Weeknd,” has released his third studio album: “Starboy” LP. The album, which was released digitally and on streaming services Nov. 25 and in CD form on Nov. 28th, is set to reach the No. 1 debut o...

Panel allows students to connect with RTVF alumni

Kaelyn Blizzard, Staff

November 22, 2016

With so much going on in a college student’s life, it may seem difficult to think about what type of career they would want once they get their degree, and for those seeking employment in radio, television and film, this is just as challenging. The RTVF department held a panel discussion on Nov. 14 in L-111 Forum, moderat...

Students stay longer than planned at community colleges

Lola Chase, Staff

November 16, 2016

Cosumnes River College is a two-year community college, but two years is a reality for few people. A 2012 study done on CRC showed that 7 percent of students graduated within that expected time frame, according to the College Navigator of National Center for Education Statistics. “I don’t think it is a two-year colle...

Food pantry addresses high demand for services

Kaelyn Blizzard, Staff

November 14, 2016

It’s 1:50 pm, 10 minutes until the Hawk Spot, Cosumnes River College’s food pantry, opens to students. Several students are already gathered outside while a student leadership center worker finishes the last of setup. A large sign is displayed outside the front door, with the words “1 visit per week” printed in bold...

Olympic gold medalist Ruthie Bolton speaks at CRC

Lola Chase, Staff

November 14, 2016

Women participated in the second Focus 4 Women event on Friday with special keynote speaker Ruthie Bolton as a continuation of the “First me, Then You: Relationship Building” conference. Bolton has been a speaker for women’s empowerment and self-healing for the past 10 years. The two-time olympic gold medal winne...

CRC students gather to watch multiple media outlets as returns come in and candidates gain electoral votes throughout the night on Nov. 8.

Students and staff react to Trump presidency

November 14, 2016

Shock, fear, loss, triumph and glimpses of hope are felt deeply by the community of students and faculty...

Let us love our neighbors

Andrew Maestas, Staff

November 14, 2016

Almost everyone has a holiday memory that they hold dear, whether it’s the first time unwrapping a present from Santa Claus, or the time shared in the warmth surrounded by good food and family. Those are memories we treasure in our heart if we are fortunate enough to have them. But many people are not so lucky. Instead, they...

Sports must support female fans in non-patronizing ways

Sports must support female fans in non-patronizing ways

November 9, 2016

Since the dawn of time, or just the dawn of athletics, women have been patronized for having any association...

This election abandoned the millennial

Lola Chase, Staff

November 9, 2016

I feel cheated out of my passion to promote change and progress. I was meant to be a part of this big pivotal part of history, leading through the 2016 election, the part where we all stop being ignorant and look around and see that we’re hurting each other, and that we are the means to our own suffering, and once and fo...

Art exhibition exposes students to bay area sculptors

Art exhibition exposes students to bay area sculptors

November 6, 2016

A reception on Saturday kicked off the start of an exhibition displaying the artwork of Bay Area ceramic...

New adaptation of cult classic film disappoints

Ashley Navarro, Editor

November 6, 2016

Imagine a world assembled by a medley of brightly colored mohawks, new wave punk and an unnecessary amount of tongue action. That world would be what Fox created with their sad attempt of an adaption of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” is most notably known in the form of a 1975 fea...

Proposition 64 could legalize recreational cannabis

Proposition 64 could legalize recreational cannabis

October 31, 2016

Depending on how voters vote on Proposition 64, the recreational use of cannabis could be legalized for...

FAFSA applications open three months earlier

Jared Lee, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016

This year, the opening submission date for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, also known as the FAFSA, has been shifted from January to October. This new, earlier submission date is a permanent change. Students will now be able to submit their FAFSA in the future as early as Oct. 1 each year, according to the Federal...

Club activities fair will be held in quad on Oct. 20

Stan Smith, Staff Writer

October 19, 2016

The club activities fair will take place on Oct. 20 in the quad from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., with up to 10 clubs participating in the event, according to Club and Events Board Commissioner Evan Nguyen. For those who are unable to attend the club activities fair and want to sign up for a club or start their own club, the best course...

Tiny house competition sees huge turnout

Rachel Norris, Staff

October 17, 2016

In the midst of all the tininess, a rather great event took place in parking lot E of Cosumnes River College on Oct. 15. Students from multiple universities and residents from all over the state of California visited the campus to view the energy-efficient tiny homes, built over a span of two years by the architecture stude...

Hawks host three-day softball clinic for community

Andrew Flores, Staff

October 13, 2016

The Hawks softball team will host their annual fall Softball Clinic on Oct. 25-27 for the local community to help provide guidance and inspiration for younger softball players and promote their softball program. The clinic, which will be open for ages 10-18, offers a great opportunity for youths within the community and ...

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