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Oscar nominees lack diversity but not talent

Kayleen Carter, Staff

February 17, 2016

Filed under Current Affairs, Most Recent, Opinion

The 20 actors nominated this year for an Oscar award are white, which has brought into question the diversity of the awards. About 94 percent out of the nearly 6,000 members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, those who determine the winners through votes, are primarily white, according to an article from The E...

Editorial: Students should be aware of online footprint

Editorial Staff

February 17, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Most Recent, Opinion

Most social media regulars post freely, even when content isn’t necessarily appropriate, and often feeling guarded by a private profile. The term privacy should be used loosely in regards to social media. Social media and its many platforms have changed so much in the last decade. We’re constantly tapped into our ...

‘Revenant’ photographer shares career tips with students

Erica Trujillo, Staff

February 17, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus Life, Features, Most Recent

“The Revenant” still photographer Skyped with the Cosumnes River College photography department on Feb. 3. Kimberley French is a well-known and respected still photographer in the film industry. She has worked on countless films such as “Brokeback Mountain,” “Red Riding Hood” and “The Twilight Saga: New Moon....

Bias-free program gets highlighted at first Safe Spaces Day

Courtney Fong, Staff

February 17, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Most Recent

The Cosumnes River College community observed its first Safe Spaces Day on Feb. 3. The event raised awareness about the campus-wide effort to create a safe and bias-free environment. The Social Responsibility Committee organized the event with support from student and faculty volunteers who handed out flyers and encouraged...

‘The Boy’ lacks in talent but excels in suspense

‘The Boy’ lacks in talent but excels in suspense

Quincie Pruitt, Staff

February 17, 2016

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

While it’s debatable whether “The Boy” is an Oscar winning film, it’s fair to say that it is ...

Men’s basketball wins crucial conference game against Sierra

Kayleen Carter, Staff

February 13, 2016

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Cosumnes River College men’s basketball team prevailed against Sierra College in a 70-67 victory on Thursday. After the game, Head Coach David Aye expressed pride in his team’s effort on the court. “They played together pretty well.” said Aye. “ I feel like the 40 minutes they played together they knew the gam...

Los Rios administrative staff meet to discuss environmental strategic plan

Kayleen Carter, Staff

February 11, 2016

Filed under Campus, Community, Most Recent, News

Administrative staff across the Los Rios Community College District attended a conference in the Winn Center on Feb. 2 to discuss the Sacramento region's impact on LRCCD. Faculty and staff took part in a community conference detailing the growth of the Sacramento region and how its educational institutions, specifically L...

Students react to the new state ban on concealed weapons on school grounds

Tyler Santana, Editor In Chief

February 11, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, Issues, Most Recent, News, Top Stories

“The issue of gun control and amendment rights is a sensitive subject, and the notion that we are safer by carrying our own guns on campus is incorrect,” said History Professor Gabriel Gorman.

Los Rios Police arrest student for Snapchat threat

EJ Aguayo, Editor

February 1, 2016

Filed under Briefs, Campus, Crime, Most Recent, News

Los Rios Police arrested a Cosumnes River College student for a criminal threat after receiving a tip that the student had sent a threatening message through Snapchat, according to a notification email from campus President Edward Bush. At approximately midnight Sunday, 19-year-old Christopher Salazar Munoz, a second-semes...

Split Decision: Do selfies have an impact on mental health?

Nichelle Heu and Kalaisha Totty

December 9, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Split Decisions

Pro: Nichelle Heu We all seem to be taking self-portraits when no one is looking. We’ve almost all been guilty of taking selfies. During my freshman year in high school, I was overweight and non-materialistic. I was bullied and body shamed by many of my classmates because of it. Being bullied didn’t stop me f...

Big K.R.I.T. showcases same talents in new mixtape

Alec Gonsalves, Staff Wroter

November 16, 2015

Filed under Features, Reviews

Big K.R.I.T. has been rapping about sitting in his throne atop the summit of Mt. Olympus in a multi-candy-painted ‘84 Cadillac Coupe De Ville since his release of one of the most prevalent mixtapes of his career called “It’s Better This Way.” Toe-to-toe, this mixtape has as many notable tracks that are worth listening to si...

Cancer charities may not all have the same interests in mind

Cole McCarthy, Staff

November 11, 2015

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

When you give money to a charity, typically you intend for that money to help the cause, but some charities don’t use that money where it’s intended. Instead, they put it inside their own pockets to spend it on themselves. Marie Claire, an international magazine geared towards women, reported a case in which a lawsuit was ...

Online classes may not be for everyone, study says

Nicole Goodie, staff

October 29, 2015

Filed under Campus, Issues, News

The ability to login to your classroom can be convenient for a wide range of students. Although, a study published by the University of California Davis shows that some students are not prepared for an online classroom. The study found that community college students are less likely to pass the online version of a course. The s...

Annual Club Activities Fair gives students a chance to get more involved

Cole McCarthy, staff

October 29, 2015

Filed under Campus, Campus Life, Clubs, News, Slideshow

The Club Activities Fair was held on Oct. 14 and 15 from 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Each club was allowed to set up tables and speak with passing students.   Each club set up their tables differently but 22-year-old computer science major Sirazle Ali said the Diversity Student Association were mainly trying to recruit member...

Sexual assault on campus prompts concern over student safety

Cole McCarthy, Kayleen Carter, and Matt Johnson

October 29, 2015

Filed under Crime, News, Top Stories

A female student was sexually assaulted on campus near the business science building on Oct. 26, according to a campus crime bulletin released on Oct. 28. A male suspect lured the female towards the men’s restroom at 4:30 p.m., and when she approached the door, she was pulled inside, where she was sexually assaulted, acc...

Funds Frozen for Healthcare Provider

Kalaisha Totty, Staff

October 22, 2015

Filed under Issues, News

Your source to reproductive health care is being destroyed. In fact, Planned Parenthood may be the only access many people have to health care. For over 100 years, Planned Parenthood has provided reproductive health products and services through an estimated 700 health care centers in the U.S. and over 13 countries in Lati...

Women’s soccer remains positive after physical loss to Delta

Tyler Santana, Editor

October 13, 2015

Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Women's Soccer

The women’s soccer team lost to San Joaquin Delta College on Friday at Gardemeyer Field in Stockton. Delta holds the number one spot in the Big 8 Conference, so this proved to be a challenging game for the Cosumnes River Hawks who lost the game 3-0. Delta started with the ball first and quickly made it downfield to get a shot on go...

‘Maze Runner’ sequel breaks norms

‘Maze Runner’ sequel breaks norms

Quincie Pruitt, Staff

October 13, 2015

Filed under Features, Reviews, Top Stories

The thrilling sequel “Maze Runner: Scorch Trials” that features Thomas, portrayed by Dylan O’Brien, a...

Women’s soccer team optimistic despite injuries, coach says

Women’s soccer team optimistic despite injuries, coach says

October 8, 2015

Last season was the closest the women’s soccer team had been to the championship title since 2009. ...

Jazz performance features new take on the classics

Jazz performance features new take on the classics

October 7, 2015

Students, faculty and community members gathered in the Recital Hall to hear the music department’...

Nutrition professor writes plant-based cookbook

Nutrition professor writes plant-based cookbook

Matt Johnson, Staff

October 7, 2015

Filed under Features, Food, Most Recent, Profiles, Top Stories

One of the most difficult things to do as a college student is find the time to sit down and eat a nutr...

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