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Event finds homes for pet adoptees

Mason White, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019

Filed under Campus Life, Features

The veterinary technology program hosted its annual Pet Adoption Day event on April 28, with eight cats and six dogs up for adoption. The event was a great place to start for people looking to adopt their first pet and for pet owners who already have a four-legged companion and are looking to add to their pet family. ...

Dance students performed at showcase as their final exam

Michaela Graves, Staff Writer

May 19, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus Life, Features

Students from various dance classes showcased their elaborate and creative dance skills at their spring recital on May 11 and 12.   Dance Professor Michelle Green-Clark said she is grateful for the opportunity to offer the courses at the Elk Grove Center and hope the presence of dance will continue to grow. “In additi...

‘WEAVE’ presents film offering support for assault victims

Michaela Graves, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Most Recent

Women Escaping a Violent Environment and the Social Responsibility Committee hosted a film screening that focused on gender equality for men and women Monday in the Recital Hall. The event was opened by Sandra Carter, CRC Sociology Professor and Social Responsibility Committee member, explaining more about social committe...

Wind in the Willows breezes into first production

Halimeh Edais, Staff Writer

May 12, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus Life, Features

“Wind in the Willows” makes its way to the theatre department at Cosumnes River College. This hilarious family show was put together by students of CRC, and is a student ran production, that will have the viewer fawning at Mole and maybe wanting to knock some sense into Toad! Ratty and Mole’s peaceful time i...

Professors retire after dedicating over 20 years to teaching

Lucy Vang, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

Filed under Campus, Campus Life, Community, Features, Issues, Most Recent, Profiles, Top Stories

After many years of dedication to teaching and being on staff, a few faculty members will be retiring and turning their career over to focus on other aspects of their lives. Professors Lisa Marchand, Steven Coughran, Ellen Arden-Ogle and Christopher Impinna have all taught on campus for over 20 years. ESL Professor Marchan...

April’s last week spotlights awareness for math

Alexandra Trigg, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

Filed under Campus, Campus Life, Features, Top Stories

The math department has hosted the annual Math Awareness Week since 2015. During the week, students participate in competitive games by solving math problems and get free food and fun prizes. The math department hosted a slew of events including the Math Talks Series: “Why Knot? An Introduction to Knot Theory,” “The M...

Students promote healing after assault

Halimeh Edais, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Campus Life, Community, Features, Health, Issues

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....

Class combines Asian culture with entertainment for second annual show

Class combines Asian culture with entertainment for second annual show

April 25, 2019

The second annual Asian Pacific American Culture Show was held on April 10 in the Winn Center. “A...

Travelling on a budget: a breakdown of do’s and dont’s

Jayson Price, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Food

There is a bit of a misconception about just how much it costs to travel. If you’re willing to do your research and step outside your comfort zone, however, you can travel on almost any budget. I recently traveled to Thailand and Malaysia with $350 and a prayer and managed to make it out alive. To set you up for success, let's break down ...

Paw-fect stress relief

Michaela Graves, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus Life, Features

Warm balls of fluff were sprawled out on the quad, offering support to students who were swimming under the wave of stress on April 3. Therapy dogs from different breeds, including Golden Retrievers and Saint Bernards, came with their owners to help relieve stress from students and staff during midterms and the approaching fin...

‘Unity Day’ gives prominence to idea of community

Tairiq Marshall, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

Filed under Campus Life, Features

Sponsored by Campus Cultural Competence and Equity Committee, the peer mentors on campus facilitated Unity Day on Friday in WIN-150. The event emphasized self-empowerment and community strength. “Unity Day is a campus event designed to enhance cultural identity, unity, tolerance, with a focus on acceptance and self-a...

What does it mean to be an Instagram influencer?

What does it mean to be an Instagram influencer?

March 29, 2019

Recently I’ve been getting the question “how did you grow your followers so quickly?” The first answer...

Local artists display art for campus gallery

Local artists display art for campus gallery

Lucy Vang, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

Filed under Campus, Campus Life, Features, Most Recent, Top Stories

The art gallery hosted the opening reception for the exhibition “Narrative Expression” on Friday. The...

Club offers support for African American men

Tairiq Marshall, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019

Filed under Campus Life, Features

Starting as a professional development conference amongst junior college board members and administrators, the African-American Male Educational Development club developed a brotherhood and has become a sanctuary for African American males. A2MEND was co-founded by College President Ed Bush and other junior college offic...

Clinic on campus provides reproductive health services for students

Clinic on campus provides reproductive health services for students

February 6, 2019

The Sexual Reproductive Health Clinic began offering its services this semester. The campus Health...

Aspiring student entrepreneur is here to be the change he wants to see

Aspiring student entrepreneur is here to be the change he wants to see

December 11, 2018

At Cosumnes River College, services and opportunities are available to everyone wishing to pursue a hi...

Puente project honors past through celebration

Puente project honors past through celebration

Skyler Maclennan, Connection Staff

November 12, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus Life, Clubs, Features, Top Stories

The Puente Project hosted an event for Dia de los Muertos on Nov. 1 in the WINN center 150. Dia de ...

Philanthropy Friends of CRC focuses on increasing a fundraising presence in the community

Philanthropy Friends of CRC focuses on increasing a fundraising presence in the community

Kellie Bevins, Special to The Connection

November 3, 2018

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Most Recent, Top Stories

The Philanthropy Friends of Cosumnes River College held an event on Oct. 25 that offered information on ...

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...

Student Discounts: What You’re Missing Out

Summer Lomendehe, Copy Editor

October 8, 2018

Filed under Campus Life, Clubs, Features, Food, Top Stories

After a few weeks into this semester, students are scrambling to find good deals on college essentials. Luckily, having a student email address gives you the chance to save up. Here’s a roundup of a few: 1. Tutor.com Want someone to look over a paper or take practice quizzes? Tutor.com offers 20 free hours of online tutoring to students at Cosumnes River College in subjects like math, scie...

Meditation space on campus

Nekita Smith, Connection Staff

September 24, 2018

Filed under Campus Life, Features

The campus opened a meditation space in spring. It’s a quiet, safe environment for students who wish to reflect, pray and meditate for up to 15 minutes located in the Business Science building, room 144. The campus offers time for individual students up to a group of five to sign up. Any Cosumnes River College student, ...

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