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What’s the P(Rx)oblem?

What’s the P(Rx)oblem?

May 29, 2013

Throughout the course of the semester, many college students across the state of California are faced wi...

Editorial: Outsourcing education is not the cure for waitlisted class woes

Editorial Staff, [email protected]

May 23, 2013

Filed under Editorials

A bill recently introduced to the California Senate may make it easier for college students to receive general education credits for online classes, but it also threatens the quality of education for GE requirements. If passed, California Senate Bill 520, introduced by State Senator Darrell Steinberg in February, will force the h...

Softball team remains positive despite missing playoffs

Softball team remains positive despite missing playoffs

May 12, 2013

“To be able to keep players after you have a bad season tells you that they still had a good experience...

Proposed bill could increase fees for certain classes

Proposed bill could increase fees for certain classes

Stephan Starnes, [email protected]

May 11, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

Last year, Santa Monica College tried to implement a two-tiered system of class offerings to students,...

Outsourcing meets public education in possible senate bill

Scott Redmond, [email protected]

May 11, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

California Community College students are no strangers to new propositions and bills aimed at budgetary issues faced by the public schools and state overall, but a recently proposed senate bill might not be what most expect. Senate Bill 520, authored by Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento), is a measure to increase access to Califor...

Watch what you eat, not your thighs

Brittany Patrick, Connection Staff

April 27, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Oh, ever-coveted thigh gap, how you have begun to consume the minds and bodies of women. You know, when you stand with your legs together, but there is nothing but blissful space between your legs. This desire has begun to run rampant in women all over the U.S. with sites dedicated to “the gap” such as The Chive and Twitter. But...

Hawks’ softball wins close game against Modesto

Hawks’ softball wins close game against Modesto

April 15, 2013

Coming off a loss Saturday against Sierra College, the Cosumnes River softball team took the field at...

Hawks baseball wins 2012 California Community College State Championship

Hawks baseball wins 2012 California Community College State Championship

May 20, 2012

The baseball team completed their mission May 20 in Bakersfield, winning Cosumnes River College’s...

CRC baseball team advances to Super Regionals

Zachary Hannigan, Connection Staff

May 8, 2012

Filed under Sports

The seventh-seeded Hawks kept up their winning ways in the opening round of the Northern California Regional Playoffs, sweeping tenth-seeded College of the Sequoias at American River College in a best-of-three series on May 5 and 6. Freshman pitcher Nick Smart started game one for the Hawks. The left-hander threw eight-plus...

Opera comes to CRC and brings lots of laughs

Opera comes to CRC and brings lots of laughs

May 8, 2012

For the first time in the 18-year history of theater at Cosumnes River College, an original Opera by a C...

Elected CRC student officials sworn into positions

Demitri Fellines, Connection Staff

May 4, 2012

Filed under News

The newly elected officials of the Cosumnes River College Student Senate were sworn into their positions for the fall semester in front of family, friends and faculty in the Orchard room on April 25. During the campaigning for their position, each candidate had to get students around the CRC campus to sign a petition in o...

New sports fields expected for fall completion

New sports fields expected for fall completion

May 4, 2012

A new baseball field, softball field and two new soccer fields are being built on the northwest side...

Greenhaw battled odds before fighting for CRC

Greenhaw battled odds before fighting for CRC

May 4, 2012

Alissa Greenhaw is the softball team’s leadoff hitter and starting shortstop.‭ ‬She finished with...

Students share thoughts on CSU admissions freeze

Takara Campbell, Connection Staff

May 4, 2012

Filed under News

California State Universities are planning to cut enrollment for the 2013-2014 school year by 25,000 students by closing spring admissions for most of its campuses, according to an article on the CSU website. The California State University system announced new measures to save money on March 20, including a plan to cut ...

Student Success Task Force recommendations change enrollment priority

Imran Majid, Connection Staff

May 4, 2012

Filed under News

The California Community Colleges Chancellor's office began the process of implementing the 22 recommendations made by the Student Success Task Force, which were unanimously approved by the Board of Governors in January. The Task Force, which was created in 2011 with the goal of increasing success at California community...

Top 5 summer road trips for the upcoming break

Top 5 summer road trips for the upcoming break

May 4, 2012

Summer is quickly approaching and we’re all anxious to take a break from school and work. What’s...

Two CRC students shoot for the stars with NASA

Two CRC students shoot for the stars with NASA

May 4, 2012

Two Cosumnes River College engineering and MESA students are packing their bags and heading to Pasadena,...

Four CRC men’s tennis players advance to the playoffs

Imran Majid, Connection Staff

May 4, 2012

Filed under Sports

The Cosumnes River College men’s tennis team may have ended its season on March 20 with a 9-0 loss to Fresno City College, but four individual players from the team have advanced to the playoffs. By competing in the Big 8 Conference Tournament on April 17, sophomores Brandon McCarthy, Ronnie Cabanayan and Andy Vo, as well...

CRC softball finishes the season with a win

Carlo Dela Cruz, Connection Staff

May 4, 2012

Filed under Sports

Cosumnes River College’s softball team may not have made the regional playoffs, but they ended their season on a high note with anticipation for the next season.Despite not qualifying, the Hawks played at their best in the final game of the season at home on a sunny afternoon against the Santa Rosa Junior College Bear Cubs...

Opinion: Patience and knowledge will benefit students in the Freeze

Zach Hannigan, Connection Staff

May 4, 2012

Filed under Opinion

In light of the recent admissions freeze at California state colleges, many students have failed to look at the bright side of the policy.The policy would waitlist students who apply to CSU’s in the fall and would stop enrollment in the spring 2013 semester. These cost-cutting solutions came in response to Gov. Jerry Brow...

Opinion: Digital distribution destroys the used game market

Stephan Starnes, Connection Staff

May 4, 2012

Filed under Opinion

If console gaming continues down the path that it is, people won’t pay for the new consoles and games. I will be one of those people refusing to buy the next systems. The used game market is being corrupted; it has always been a part of the equation, and recently it’s been argued from every side. Games have always bee...

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