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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

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

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

Filed under Breaking News, Campus Life, Features, Top Stories

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

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Breaking News, Features, Top Stories

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...

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

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Breaking News, Features, Most Recent, Top Stories

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

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...

Entrepreneur seminar teaches students to start businesses from the ground up

Jannah Khalil, Staff

May 15, 2017

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

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

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

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...

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...

Students are encouraged to participate in the student government

Missy Amaya, Staff

May 3, 2017

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

Elections for Cosumnes River College student government positions have officially ended, but the battle for amplifying the student voice is an ongoing effort, which is why student officials encourage more participation. Vice President of the student senate Freddy Monde, a 25-year-old computer science major, is in charge of...

Students competed in math competition to exercise their skills

Students competed in math competition to exercise their skills

May 3, 2017

Math professors carrying a sign displaying the message “Go Math Tutors!” and Tom Lehrer’s “New...

Satirical poverty hurts the impoverished

Ashley Navarro, Editor

April 19, 2017

Filed under All Access, Breaking News, Features, Top Stories

Remember the good ol’ days when people lacked actual homes and furniture so they used stuff like crates and burlap to create some kind of structure to help them out along the way of pursuing the “American Dream?” Ah, the Great Depression. What a time. With each old trend going into hiding, another one appears. For ...

GoFundMe should be platform for those in need, not for the lazy

Steven Bryla, Staff

April 19, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Opinion

When you want to see a change in the world and people are in desperate need of help for donations, you can get the support of other people’s money if you make a GoFundMe account. This differs from the hard-earned money of a young child selling lemonade in the hot summer sun in front of a driveway attempting to sell a gla...

Student athlete tests new water for academics

Steven Bryla, Staff

April 19, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Sports, Women's Swimming

As the spring semester comes to a close, sophomore swimmer Sara Krajnovic, a 19-year-old biochemistry major, is ending her competitive swimming career. Athletes at the community college level are given two years of athletic eligibility to compete in a sport. Student athletes must maintain at least a 2.0 GPA and take a...

Bomb threat raises concern for student safety

Jannah Khalil, Staff

April 19, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, News

An emergency evacuation of the library building at Cosumnes River College occurred due to a bomb threat issued on March 29. Students and faculty who were present during the bomb threat or were having class during the library building evacuation had to undergo some quick decision-making on what to do in the situation. “...

’13 Reasons Why’ projects the effects of bullying

Shannon Rusche, Staff

April 19, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Features, Reviews

Netflix’s latest original series “13 Reasons Why” opens up the painful yet necessary discussion about bullying and teen suicide, but leaves some critics wary of the potential harm of the graphic portrayals of abuse and suicide within the series. The series is an adaptation of Jay Asher’s 2007 novel “Thirteen Reaso...

Baseball walks off with a sweep of FLC Falcons

Alicia Ilaga, Staff

April 19, 2017

Filed under Baseball, Breaking News, Sports

The Cosumnes River College baseball team won against Folsom Lake College 9-8 on Saturday after an up and down game that allowed them to sweep the three game series. In the bottom of the first inning, the Hawks took the lead after first baseman Trevor Ray hit a grounder to FLC’s shortstop who missed the ball and allowed Ray to...

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