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Revisions to homeless bill highlight several concerns, pushing back its implementation

Halimeh Edais, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

Assembly Bill 302, sponsored by Assemblymember Marc Berman in January, would allow homeless college students who are enrolled and in good standing to park and sleep in their vehicles overnight. However, changes to the bill have prolonged the process, according to a Sept. press release.  AB 302 would have, in its previous form, pr...

Event highlights study abroad programs outside the U.S

Event highlights study abroad programs outside the U.S

September 16, 2019

Students filled up the Orchard Room inside the cafeteria on Sep. 4 as information on Los Rios studyin...

‘Homecoming’ honors historically black colleges

Lucy Vang, Staff Writer

May 12, 2019

Singer-songwriter Beyoncé caught her fanbase by surprise when she released her Netflix film “Homecoming” on April 17. After giving birth to her twins Carter and Rumi in 2017, Beyoncé had been laying low on new music and touring. Little did her fans know that she was working up something special. “Homecoming...

Students promote healing after assault

Halimeh Edais, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

A healing circle for sexual assault survivors was held on April 25 in Winn 106, hosted by the Women Escaping a Violent Environment. Los Rios Confidential WEAVE Advocate Emily Zavala-Aguilar said the purpose of the healing circle was to talk with other victims to get past what happened and the aftermath of the assault....

Keep calm and get your cuddle on!

Keep calm and get your cuddle on!

November 9, 2018

Now that the “bae-cations” are over and the “summer flings” have ended (although some may have l...

Kanye West: musical genius, public dunce

Kanye West: musical genius, public dunce

Nekita Smith, Connection Staff

November 9, 2018

We’ve all had that one friend or family member who likes to voice their opinions anytime, anyplace, aro...

Prop 7: spring falls off midterm ballot

Prop 7: spring falls off midterm ballot

October 19, 2018

First things first: It’s daylight saving time, not savings. It’s a time that comes around twice ...

Chalk it Up event brings awareness to domestic violence

Chalk it Up event brings awareness to domestic violence

Dario Lizarraga, Connection Staff

October 18, 2018

Women Escaping A Violent Environment set up a table full of cards, pamphlets and information about sexual as...

Theatre departments debuts Romeo and Juliet for a limited time

Theatre departments debuts Romeo and Juliet for a limited time

Nekita Smith and Marysol Olvera, Connection Staff

October 18, 2018

The theatre department debuted their production of “Romeo and Juliet” on Oct. 5. The play is set ...

New bill removes remedial classes by 2018

New bill removes remedial classes by 2018

December 4, 2017

By fall 2018, California community colleges will no longer offer remedial education classes due to the pa...

Meditation room makes headway

Meditation room makes headway

October 23, 2017

The meditation room has been an ongoing initiative for 10 years to create a safe space on campus for pray...

Campus responds to reports and earns full accreditation

Naomi Nater, Staff

October 23, 2017

Cosumnes River College is once again accredited and faculty say they are elated. The process towards accreditation was filled with completing midterm reports, and revising a couple systems the school had in place for CRC. Accreditation is an ongoing process that helps students receive credit for the classes they take, which in...

Final Destination creator gives film students insight about working in the film industry

Final Destination creator gives film students insight about working in the film industry

Jannah Khalil, Editor

September 1, 2017

Students at Cosumnes River College got to experience a presentation from special guest Jeffrey Reddick, ...

Campus welcome event highlights departments and resources for incoming students

Campus welcome event highlights departments and resources for incoming students

August 23, 2017

More than 700 new students gathered at Cosumnes River College on Aug. 15 for a New Student Welcome ev...

America’s needs have been neglected while the military collects a check

America’s needs have been neglected while the military collects a check

May 17, 2017

The American people no longer see what was once a dream. Our nation is 241 years old and more than $19...

Proposed bill seeks to aid foster youth with junior college

Andrew Maestas, Staff

May 15, 2017

CA Senate Bill 12, aimed to assist foster youth attending California community colleges, moved forward in the legislative process on April 25. Senator Jim Beall, D-San Jose, introduced SB 12 on Dec. 5. As an extension of SB 1023, SB 12 implementation “increases the college enrollment of foster youth by directing county child welfa...

Entrepreneur seminar teaches students to start businesses from the ground up

Jannah Khalil, Staff

May 15, 2017

Sacramento entrepreneurs spoke at a seminar to encourage and teach aspiring businessmen and businesswomen to reach their potential in the business world. The seminar was held at Cosumnes River College and was put on by Professor Man Phan, chair of the business department. The five entrepreneurs featured at the event were...

English department holds 11th annual Cosumnes River Journal release

Shannon Rusche, Staff

May 15, 2017

The English department held its 11th-annual Cosumnes River Journal Release on May 4. Heather Hutcheson, an English professor at CRC and the managing editor for the CRJ, facilitated the release and said that she thinks highly of the latest issue of the journal. “I think it’s a beautiful collection that has a fantastic...

Trump rescinds trans bathroom guidelines

Shannon Rusche, Staff

May 10, 2017

Last month, President Donald Trump rescinded guidelines passed last May during Obama’s administration, which allowed transgender students to use bathrooms corresponding with their gender identity. Transgender students and those who support their freedom to use their bathroom of choice at Cosumnes River College spoke out ag...

Pet adoption day finds homes for animals in need

Pet adoption day finds homes for animals in need

May 3, 2017

Five dogs and five cats were up for adoption last Sunday at the Veterinary Technician hosted pet adoption...

Hawks softball team continues their eight game win streak

Hawks softball team continues their eight game win streak

May 3, 2017

In a blowout game that ended in the sixth inning, the Cosumnes River College softball team achieved a...

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