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Why are we easing up on water conservation efforts again?

EJ Aguayo, Editor

April 20, 2016

As the weather begins to heat up, it’s not uncommon to see car-wash fundraisers with water left running aimlessly, or overflooding lawns as the result of someone forgetting to set a sprinkler timer. Stubbornly wasteful habits were large contributors to the coping difficulties California residents faced when emergency water use ...

Re; “Scholarship opportunites available on campus”

Cameron Crouch, Reader

April 13, 2016

Dear Editor, Many students neglect to take advantage of this great opportunity to help raise funds for their continued education. I am personally a success story of applying and receiving one of CRC’s student scholarships. The entire process took less than an hour and was well worth it! Not only do you receive the monetary...

Re; “Students still need free college tuition”

Jenna Pulanco, Reader

April 13, 2016

Dear Editor, Hey. Thank you for putting out an opinion piece regarding free college tuition. I think that tuition should be free and that education should be free. Hopefully Obama's plan, America’s College Promise proposal, even though it fell through during his administration will be revived during whoever wins the next...

Mardi Gras hits CRC with themed club fair

Ashley Navarro, Staff

April 13, 2016

Cosumnes River College’s student clubs gathered together for a Mardi Gras themed event on March 31 to help promote themselves and potentially gain new members. Jazz-style music and the typical mardi gras decorations helped bring the event together. Students were dancing and participating in the activities set up such as spinning a...

Professor’s cookbook guides you through any level of healthy eating

Nicole Goodie, Staff

April 13, 2016

Eating healthy is definitely easier said than done. All the complex recipes with ingredients you can hardly pronounce, the prep time and the idea of cutting out those favorite snacks can easily turn someone away. One cookbook has made it easier to transition into a healthier lifestyle. “The Foodie Bar Way” written by Nutritio...

New RPG 'The Division' impresses with post-apocalyptic New York setting

New RPG ‘The Division’ impresses with post-apocalyptic New York setting

March 23, 2016

A desolate city ruined by a pandemic called “Green Poison” causes survivors to find a cure while ...

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Accounting students offer free income tax preparation

March 17, 2016

The students and people in the surrounding community of Cosumnes River College have the chance to get ...

Gender-neutral bathrooms a step forward for gender equality

LeShea Munoz

March 17, 2016

Gender-neutral restrooms are the hot topic right now. Should anyone, regardless of gender, be allowed to use the restroom of their choice, no matter what anatomical figure is welded on the outside of the door? Beginning in January 2016, some universities such as University of California, Davis have begun to phase out single...

CRC surpasses expectations in spring blood drive

Erica Trujillo, Staff

March 16, 2016

Twice a semester Cosumnes River College holds a blood drive to encourage people to save lives by giving a quick pint of blood and then they can be on their way.  The incentive to donate is usually out of the kindness of a person’s heart and a free t-shirt. Blood Source, the company that hosts the blood drives, came out ...

Whose lives matter?

EJ Aguayo, Editor

March 10, 2016

The U.S. was founded on principles of theft through the genocide of its natives and the stolen labor of African slaves, but its citizens stand on pledges of freedom, liberty and justice for all who choose to settle on its soil. Depending on the skin color of whom you ask, those promises have been maintained. However, we sti...

Philosophy professor Rick Schubert guides students and faculty through a 50 minute tai chi session on March 2.

Philosophy professor shows students and faculty how to reduce stress with tai chi

March 10, 2016

On Wednesday’s and Thursday’s, the Winn Center community room transforms into a place of peace, silence...

Diana Elizabeth Torres, left, sits with political science professor Martin Morales to answer questions students had about the film

Women’s history month begins on campus with a showing of the film ‘East Side Sushi’

March 10, 2016

The Recital Hall was cool and inviting as an audience of students sat quietly in their seats to see t...

Society submits to rape culture

Courtney Fong, Staff

March 10, 2016

Rape culture is an environment in which beliefs and practices encourage behaviors leading to rape, normalizing sexual violence. Recently, many have taken a stand to shine light on the issue. At the 88th Annual Oscars Awards Show, Lady Gaga sang “Till it Happens to You” as several survivors of sexual assault, branded w...

Editorial: Students still need free college tuition

Editorial Staff

March 10, 2016

Most students would jump for joy if free community college tuition actually became a reality. Between rent, living expenses and transportation, many people give up on the idea of going to college, believing that incurring debt from tuition costs isn’t worth it. In January 2015, President Barack Obama unveiled the America’s...

'Triangle' tells story of labor rights in a new way

‘Triangle’ tells story of labor rights in a new way

March 10, 2016

The campus theatre department is in its final stages of preparation for their new production of “Tria...

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Professor offers unique London experience

March 10, 2016

Applications for the summer study abroad program are due on March 11. The program gives students a ch...

MLB's unwritten rules fight against diversity of the game

MLB’s unwritten rules fight against diversity of the game

March 7, 2016

Baseball has been around for ages and under constant change from the color barrier being broken to t...

Women in politics are disturbingly objectified

Courtney Fong, Staff

March 6, 2016

Women have played an essential role in American politics from the beginning, both behind-the-scenes as influential wives and directly as policy-making senators and governors. But in 2015, only six of the nation’s 50 governors were women, despite the fact that the first female governor took office nearly 100 years ago, acco...

Black History Month ends with recognition and celebration

Kayleen Carter, Staff

March 3, 2016

Cosumnes River College’s annual Black History Month Awards Night was filled with dancing, singing, laughing and celebration as the final event for the month. The awards were hosted by the Black History Month Committee at CRC in the Recital Hall. There were about 60 honorees in attendance along with their family and frien...

CRC Art Gallery gets abstract with new exhibit

Courtney Fong, Staff

March 3, 2016

The Cosumnes River College Art Gallery reopens for its new art show “Chromatic Distortion” on March 5. The art show will feature abstract paintings from California artists Susan Aulik, Cherie Hacker and Kathleen Thompson. As the art gallery curator, art professor Yoshio Taylor chose the theme of the show, as well as the art...

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