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Food pantry provides students with food security

Food pantry provides students with food security

October 5, 2016

  “The Hawk Spot” food pantry officially opened to the Cosumnes River College community on Aug....

Freshmen athletes bring new life to their teams

Freshmen athletes bring new life to their teams

Steven Bryla, Staff

October 3, 2016

Most freshmen students usually get time to adjust to their new surroundings after their classes are over,...

College taking steps in right direction to address student poverty

Editorial Staff

October 1, 2016

With the start of a new semester, a new program to help those in need arose on campus and with the help of the Elk Grove Food Bank, students who financially struggle to afford food can now get access to a food pantry at no cost. The food pantry, under the name of “The Hawk Spot”, is stocked with necessities and incre...

Honors program offers students political insight

Honors program offers students political insight

October 1, 2016

The Honor Seminar Political Campaign Communication course offered this semester on campus, thoroughly ...

Pro athletes can use the power of their voice to create change

Pro athletes can use the power of their voice to create change

September 29, 2016

For decades, professional athletes stepped beyond the field and used their platform to create change....

We must exercise vote to make change

We must exercise vote to make change

September 14, 2016

The 2016 presidential election has left many voters discour- aged by the two primary candidates fo...

Art exhibit influences a positive image on African American community

Art exhibit influences a positive image on African American community

August 28, 2016

Cosumnes River College’s summer art exhibit, “The Black Effect: Race and Social Justice” which fea...

Extremist fans pose the greatest threat to sports

Extremist fans pose the greatest threat to sports

August 21, 2016

You can find fans who support a team at any level of athletic competition. It’s one of the things that m...

Beyoncé empowers fans with new visual album

Beyoncé empowers fans with new visual album

May 9, 2016

From political issues to personal life matters, Beyonce’s new album hit titled “Lemonade” incor...

‘Arms and the Man’ tells story of love during war

Kayleen Carter, Staff

May 9, 2016

Funny, touching and comedic, the theatre department of Cosumnes River College has done a splendid job of performing their latest play “Arms and the Man.” Although the title could mislead one to believe that the play would literally center around a man and his appendages, in reality the plot was in stark contrast. ...

Nutrition and horticulture department team up to make sustainable program

Courtney Fong, Staff

May 9, 2016

Cosumnes River College students will get the chance to do hands-on work in a live lab when a new nutrition certification program opens in fall 2017. Plant-based Nutrition and Sustainable Agriculture is a rare certification program because of how broad it is. Students will grow and prepare their own crops for consumpt...

Summer camp offers activities for everyone

Summer camp offers activities for everyone

May 5, 2016

Cosumnes River College will host multiple sports camps throughout the summer from June 6 through July...

We need to open up about mental health issues

Editorial Staff

May 5, 2016

For college students, stresses come easy because good grades don’t always. An inability to sort through these stressful feelings can manifest into symptoms of depression, or worse. Even something as simple as venting to a friend can go a long way in relieving tension. But as with fight club, the first rule of mental health ...

Pro athletes are silenced by stigmas on mental health

Matt Johnson, Editor

May 5, 2016

When people are asked to define a professional athlete, some of the first words that come to mind are large, muscular, masculine and tough. Especially for elite athletes, who are sometimes described as not being human. It is meant in a positive light, saying the athlete does things that few humans can do. But sports fans often...

How we reacted to Prince’s death says a lot about how we think

EJ Aguayo, Editor

April 23, 2016

Post Malone said it best: “You gon’ love me when I’m gone.” Early Thursday morning, the world lost an iconic artist. Singer Prince was found dead in his Minneapolis home due to unknown causes, according to CNN. We saw Prince as a musical innovator, a no-holds-barred trendsetter and visionary. Also, his music sold...

Young tennis team gains experience in trying season

Courtney Fong, Staff

April 22, 2016

As the men’s and women’s tennis season comes to a close, the Hawks reflected on the past three months as a new team under first-year head coach Brandon Ellis and assistant coach Edmund Carter. Though the men had a 2-7 record and the women went 0-11, the teams were successful in developing a team culture, building a fou...

Campus display honors sexual assault survivors

April 21, 2016

Cosumnes River College’s Clothesline Project gave students, faculty and staff an opportunity to decorate a...

Students for a Sustainable Future work to ban bottled water on campus

Students for a Sustainable Future work to ban bottled water on campus

April 21, 2016

The Students for a Sustainable Future Club gathered their tools on April 14 and reached out to students...

Day of UNsilence addresses LGBT rights

Erica Trujillo, Staff Writer

April 21, 2016

The Day of Silence has been going on since 1996 according to the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network ,GLSEN. On April 13 in the morning from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in front of the cafeteria, The Social Responsibility Committee hosted an event called the Day of UNsilence. The purpose of the day is to bring awareness of th...

Ted Cruz and Donald Trump share more than a debate stage

Ted Cruz and Donald Trump share more than a debate stage

April 21, 2016

While much of the media attention has focused on Donald Trump, largely seen as the most radical and divisive Republican pre...

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