Editorials

The Community College Board of Governors selected 15 colleges for four-year pilot programs. Los Rios was not among the districts considered. // Photo by Gabby Smith // Gabbysmith.express@gmail.com

Los Rios district passes on four-year degrees

Fifteen California community colleges have obtained initial approval to begin four-year programs offering bachelor’s degrees in fields ranging from airframe manufacturing technology to mortuary science. The…


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Defending freedom of speech

In Copenhagen on Valentine’s Day, a man was shot and killed at a free speech event. This came just over a month after “Charlie Hebdo,”…


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Be considerate — register responsibly

At the beginning of every semester students stand in the back of a classroom or sit on the fl oor waiting. After attempting to register…


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Healthcare is a right not a privilege

Before each holiday season begins, the flu season arrives. Depending on how active the season is and how virulent the strain is, in influenza or…


A food and clothing drive is underway inside City College’s library benefiting the Sacramento Food Bank. Next to the Sacramento Food Bank drive, the Los Rios Police Department displays a tree with four remaining tags in hopes for the children to get sponsored by City College students, staff and faculty. The tags describe the childrens ages, shoe and clothes sizes as well as a desired toy. Elizabeth Ramirez | Staff Photographer | elizabethramirezexpress@gmail.com

Giving back the Season of Giving

As the season progresses from fall and moves into winter, skeletons and witches hung to spook trick-or-treaters have been replaced with decorative ceramic turkeys and…


City College student store display set up for Halloween. | Emily Foley | Staff Photographer | emmajfoley@gmail.com

The state of fear in 2014

Halloween gives City College students the opportunity to choose their fears in a celebratory, escapist fashion. Playing with makeup and fog machines is a refreshing respite…


City College student Michael Lewis shows-off his 1-inch tunnels. Photo by Sierra Popp // Staff Writer // sierrapoppexpress@gmail.com

How to put holes in your body

Body modification, known as body mods, seems to be all the rage these days. Gauges, and piercings are more popular than ever, but so are…


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Fantasy Football Recap

Five weeks through the NFL season, here are two Express editors’ picks for the next weeks of fantasy football. Indianapolis Colts’ quarterback Andrew Luck has…


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Classroom étiquette for the oblivious

They haunt our classrooms. They are unaware or simply do not care. The crinkle of a potato chip bag, the whispers during a lecture, the…