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’50/50′ puts a new twist on a typical cancer film

Varsha Narayan, Connection Staff

September 29

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Films centering around cancer and death usually produce more tears than they do laughs. However, “50/50” is not about the tears and the sentiment, it’s about finding humor during dark times.50/50 is an autobiographical story based on the experiences of Will Reiser, a producer on HBO’s Da Ali G Show and VH1′s Best Week...

Abroad program gives students a once in a lifetime oppurtunity

Takara Campbell, Connection Staff

September 29

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Studying abroad has been described as a life changing experience and a opportunity one simply cannot pass up. However, studying abroad is something that many students dream of, but only few actually get to do.Each semester, a different school in the Los Rios district gets an opportunity to host a study abroad trip. This seme...

Lack of sleep affects student health habits

Maggie Cabrey, Connection Staff

September 23

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From late nights of finishing papers and 32 ounce coffee drinks, the stressful life of a college student can often lead to bad habits that can be detrimental to ones health. “I drink a lot of coffee,” said Shirley Ann Jitarun, a 27-year-old political science major. “First I’m used to it. Second it keeps me alert in the...

Newly renovated cafeteria offers healthier food choices and relaxing environment

Newly renovated cafeteria offers healthier food choices and relaxing environment

September 21

The newly renovated Cosumnes River College cafeteria, also known as the Rio Bistro is back and creating...

Online health magazine provides students with health and nutrition tips

Ashley Boucher, Connection Staff

September 21

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The college experience comes with more than just long hours of studying and partying, unfortunately students face health concerns such as anxiety, fatigue, unhealthy nutrition or the ever-lasting cold. However, with Student Health 101 students can be prepared and better their knowledge of a variety of health concerns. “Studen...

Composer’s Collective inspires future composers

Tammi Kolesinski, Connection Staff

September 15

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Students met for a musical presentation and orientation for the Composer’s Collective, a meeting of the minds for composers and vocalists put on by the Cosumnes River College Composition Club, at CRC on Aug. 31 introducing Ann Moss. Faculty advisor, Kurt Erickson, and Ann Moss, soprano and guest Artist in Residence from ...

Record amount of students enter textbook scholarship drawing

Record amount of students enter textbook scholarship drawing

September 15

Many students endured the sun during the Textbook Scholarship Drawing, waiting and hoping to be one of...

Student textbook exchange saves students money via Facebook

Holly Sanderson, Connection Staff

September 1

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There are numerous equations which factor into the obstacles the average college student faces.  Students not only are required to divide their time wisely between studies, social life and work in order to succeed, but must also face the pressures of affording an education. Affording a class does not stop at paying for the ...

Hungry Hawk accommodates students’ busy schedules

Maggie Cabrey, Connection Staff

August 31

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With many Cosumnes River College students having busy schedules, it’s important that they are aware of the on-campus options to quench their thirst and feed their hunger. One of those options is the Hungry Hawk. The Hungry Hawk is the CRC food truck that’s located between the campus police building and gymn...

Students experiment with new technology

Ashley Boucher, Connection Staff

August 31

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It’s the start of the college year and many students have purchased or decided whether a laptop or a tablet will accompany them throughout the semester. Laptops are full powered computers that are portable, have full screens and keyboards. They hold a larger amount of storage and memory space, but this can cause a shorter...

Hip-hop kings return to the “Throne”

Hip-hop kings return to the “Throne”

August 29

If you reserved your excitement to avoid disappointment for the highly anticipated  Jay Z and Kanye...

CRC weathers 40-years of change

Daniel Newport, Connection Staff

May 6

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A lot has changed from the 70’s. From the Bee Gees, The Flock of Seagulls, and to Nirvana, American culture has developed in a kaleidoscope of variety. A huge green movement sparked in the ‘70s, and causing more people to become more environmentally friendly, carrying on through the ‘80s and ‘90s and really paralleling...

Fanfare for the common man

Fanfare for the common man

May 6

Over 60 students, faculty, family and friends joined in celebration of kinesiology professor Travis Parker’s...

Summer movie preview: comics, wizards, and Pooh.

Carlo Dela Cruz, Connection Staff

May 6

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With summer approaching, some of the most anticipated films of the year are being prepared for release, including sequels and numerous comic book adaptations. A majority of films being released this summer are based on comic books. Marvel Comics continues their “X-Men” series with prequel ‘First Class’ detailing...

True Life Stories

David Obisanya, Connection Staff

May 6

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“Love is, or is not”. These words have become the slogan of True life Stories’ purpose and power in its open and honest discussion of love and all of its various forms and pitfalls. “Love is something we all deal with, and we all have problems with. It becomes a question mark in people’s minds a lot”, said writer...

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