The award-winning news site of Cosumnes River College

The Connection

  • #CRCcampus: Want to share your photos and tweets with us? Use the hashtag #CRCcampus

Ford ASSET program provides students with hands-on training

Ashley Navarro and Stan Smith

March 29

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News, Top Stories

From veterinary technology to architectural design technology, Cosumnes River College offers a wide variety of vocational programs. One unique program is the Ford Automotive Student Service Educational Training program. The Ford ASSET program prepares students to become technicians for either Ford or Lincoln dealerships with...

Speaker addresses misconceptions of Islam

Speaker addresses misconceptions of Islam

March 27

In the midst of Women’s History Month, the Muslim Student Association began Islam Awareness Week with...

Student caffeine use delivers mixed results

Steven Bryla, Staff

March 27

Filed under Breaking News, Health, News, Top Stories

There’s no escaping caffeinated beverages like soda and coffee. We are bombarded with advertisements for caffeine products in commercials, radio, billboards and in every college campus across America, including Cosumnes River College with its vending machines, the cafeteria and the Hawks Nest. “With caffeine, we can see it remaining in the body,” s...

NCAA Selection Committee are biased with the seedings

NCAA Selection Committee are biased with the seedings

March 27

Fans anxiously watched television or waited to get a notification from ESPN saying the brackets are ...

Without funding, how will the Earth survive?

Without funding, how will the Earth survive?

March 27

It is impossible to ignore the impact that we as humans have on our environment, whether that be obvious, like c...

San Francisco’s free tuition inspires Los Rios

Steven Bryla, Staff

March 27

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News, Top Stories

San Francisco city Mayor Edwin Lee announced on Feb. 6 that the city would be the first in the United States to make community college tuition free to all residents through the City College of San Francisco. Cosumnes River College Public Information Officer Kristie West was amazed with the partnership between the city of San F...

The earth is a shared ecosystem and we need to think of it as one

The earth is a shared ecosystem and we need to think of it as one

March 22

With exquisite scenery, intriguing narration and a spotlight on all the different aspects of our planet...

The Shins experiment with sound in new album

The Shins experiment with sound in new album

Ashley Navarro, Editor

March 21

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

It’s been a long five years and series of lineup changes since the beloved indie-rock band The Shi...

College president gives speech on how to form personal leadership models

College president gives speech on how to form personal leadership models

March 20

Continuing with its lecture series, the Center for the Advancement of Staff and Student Learning at C...

Workshops prepare students for job interviews

Jeannie Cordero, Staff

March 20

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News, Top Stories

Students at Cosumnes River College were given the opportunity to get on-campus preparation for job interviews on Monday in the Orchard Room. This workshop was held for the third time by Courtnee Mack. She is the facilitator of the career center workshop series and is also the Student Personnel Assistant for the Career Cen...

Fresh Success helps students in need

Fresh Success helps students in need

March 14

One of the hardest challenges that a student can face is trying to balance school and work at the same tim...

Award shows shine a new light in spite of presidential administration

Award shows shine a new light in spite of presidential administration

March 8

Last year the Oscars was met with heavy criticism revolving around the lack of diversity among the nom...

California transitions from severe drought to flooding

California transitions from severe drought to flooding

March 8

Just one year ago, more than 90 percent of California was in some form of drought. With these severe d...

Enrollment continues to decline

Kristi Doan, Staff

March 8

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Issues, News, Top Stories

Over the last few years, student enrollment has continued to decrease each semester. Compared to this time last year, there has been about a 3 percent drop in students enrolled at Cosumnes River College, said Communications and Public Information Officer Kristie West. “When the economy is poor and people begin to lose ...

Equality and feminism are still at war

Equality and feminism are still at war

March 8

In just a few years, it will have been 100 years since the 19th amendment was ratified, and women were al...

Campus to submit accredidation report

Stan Smith, Editor

March 2

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News, Top Stories

Cosumnes River College will be submitting a report to the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges by March 15. The report will show how the college made improvements recommended by the ACCJC last February. CRC was asked to improve in the expediency of the assessment cycle of student learning outcomes and ac...

Women’s tennis not discouraged by small roster

Women’s tennis not discouraged by small roster

March 2

Cosumnes River College’s women’s tennis team is just beginning their season with a small team of...

Gavilan walks lead to solid win at home for Hawks baseball

Shannon Rusche, Staff

March 2

Filed under Baseball, Breaking News, Most Recent, Sports, Top Stories

The Cosumnes River College Hawks men’s baseball team won its game against the Gavilan College Rams 7-1 on Friday. The Hawks scored consistently and only allowed the Rams to score once throughout the game. Despite the team’s win streak continuing, head coach Tony Bloomfield said he is disappointed with the team’s current...

MLB Commissioner Manfred needs to stop ruining America’s pastime

MLB Commissioner Manfred needs to stop ruining America’s pastime

March 1

Spring training just started for the 2017 MLB season, and new faces get roster invites in the hopes of ...

Unequal opportunity for black students discussed at Black History Month event

Unequal opportunity for black students discussed at Black History Month event

February 22

An interactive talk kicked off Black History Month at Cosumnes River College. Raquel Simental, direc...

February should not be the only month limited to cultural education and history

Missy Amaya, Staff

February 20

Filed under Breaking News, Current Affairs, Most Recent, Opinion, Top Stories

The celebration of Black History Month is a time of the year where we learn and are reminded of the great accomplishments and hardships that historical and present day African American citizens have had to experience during their fight for equal rights. It is an important tradition, designed to include the African American na...

The award-winning news site of Cosumnes River College
Top Stories