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Campus clubs adapt to distance learning

Miguel Polanco Barrios, Connection Staff

September 16, 2020

Despite Cosumnes River College offering classes remotely this term, campus clubs continue to recruit and find new ways to navigate through the new normal. Clubs this fall semester have had to adapt to distance-learning by meeting over zoom and using social media as a primary tool for recruitment. “Our recruitment period...

Los Rios district strives to help students with medical and mental health amid trying times

Sherlyn Garcia, Staff Writer

September 14, 2020

The Los Rios District has partnered with Campus.Health by TimelyMD to provide free, around-the-clock care for students with medical or mental health concerns via a web-enabled device, according to the Los Rios Community College District. This resource is accessible to all students that are a part of the Los Rios Health Services...

Courses for medical fields offered on campus, adapt to new procedures

Austin Scott, Staff Writer

September 3, 2020

Although most courses are remote this semester due to COVID-19, the Emergency Medical Technology and Medical Assisting programs will both offer on-campus classes this fall, with many changes and procedures to follow, said Public Information Officer Kristie West. Emergency Medical Programs Director Matthew McHugh said there...

Due to the pandemic, face-to-face classes have been suspended. Communication classes are now working remotely from home and use Zoom to continue their work. Zoom is used to give live presentations to continue the public speaking assignments.

Communications classes adapting to remote-operations

April 28, 2020

Students at Cosumnes River College have been studying remotely for over a month now as the campus suspe...

Admission and Records and Business Services were previously located in P-48 and have recently moved into the newly constructed College Center on Thursday.

Admissions and Business Offices move to the new College Center

February 24, 2020

Both the Admissions and Records Office and the Business Services Office moved into the newly constructe...

The campus library provides more than literature, in addition to books, knowledgeable staff  and the computer lab, chromebooks and select text books are also available for checkout for the duration of the semester in which students are enrolled.

Library offers Chromebooks to be borrowed for student use

February 21, 2020

The Cosumnes River College library offers Chromebooks for students to borrow for the duration of the ...

Measure E could improve Los Rios Colleges with facility upgrades

Measure E could improve Los Rios Colleges with facility upgrades

Alejandro Barron, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

During the March 3 election, voters will decide on Measure E, a legislative bill that would bring $650 mill...

Study finds that college students are 'addicted' to social media and experience withdrawal symptoms similar to substance related addictions. Study also finds that students using seven to 11 social media networks experience depression and anxiety symptoms.

Impact of social media addiction on college students

February 3, 2020

Social media use among students is not uncommon around campus. However, research shows it can turn into...

Dance classes foster sense of community for dancers

Michaela Graves, Staff Writer

December 24, 2019

The dance classes on campus aren’t just comprised of students taking them just to receive credit, they are actually a community of dancers sharing their passion and talent for dance. While there is no designated dance department, some of the students enrolled in the school’s dance classes said they feel like there’s...

Due to a lack of students enrolling in the program that oversees the greenhouse, the Horticulture department and the Nutrition and Food department have teamed up and develop a Certificate of Proficiency in Plant-Based Nutrition and Sustainable Agriculture. This would also try to revive the greenhouse.

Greenhouse shifts to incorporate food production

December 15, 2019

The campus’ greenhouse, formerly home to a full nursery program,  is in the process of being reva...

Transfer Center Clerk Channing Corbin helps a student by making sure he has all the required documents for his UC application. The Transfer Center is located in L-217 and is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Student service helps student through transfer process

November 25, 2019

The Transfer Center provides students with information about different colleges as well as the correct...

Free candy was offered inside some Halloween baskets. Hawk-O-Ween, which was held in the quad on Oct. 31, featured Halloween-inspired tables that were set up in the quad.

Costumes, candy and clubs, oh my!

November 10, 2019

The Associated Students of Cosumnes River College brought the festivities of Halloween to the quad on Oct...

Photographs, candles, food and personal belongings are some of the objects placed on the ofrenda during Dia de Los Muertos. The Puente Club organized their own Dia De Los Muertos Community Celebration on Thursday.

Club hosts and celebrates Dia de Los Muertos

November 4, 2019

The Puente Club held their Dia De Los Muertos Community Celebration on Thursday.  Puente student s...

Students like to play fighting games such as “Guilty Gear Xrd” on a computer monitor in the cafeteria. The games played at the table range from new releases to more retro titles.

Students connect through video games

November 4, 2019

The cafeteria offers a lot for students, be it an early morning cup of coffee or a quick lunch in betw...

WEAVE Confidential Advocate Emily Zavala-Aguilar said worksheeets titled “My #1 Thing” were offered to students where they could fill in one thing they would do to stop domestic violence from occuring in their community. The event, which took place on Thursday, was held in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Event educates and provides resources for domestic violence

October 9, 2019

A WEAVE Purple Ribbon Event for Domestic Violence Awareness Month took place on Thursday in the quad f...

Primera Generacion perform in the quad on Sept. 26. During the performance, the group used dance to visually represent discrimination and the border crisis.

Dance group makes statement about Mexican culture through performance

October 7, 2019

All-Mexican dance group Primera Generacion began their performance on the quad with an interactive pe...

'Transfer Day' provides information about 4-year universities for students

‘Transfer Day’ provides information about 4-year universities for students

September 28, 2019

Transfer Day, which took place in the quad on Monday, was an opportunity for students to explore differe...

Oswaldo Vargas talks about his college career as well as his works as a poet. The event, which was on Tuesday, was the first event for Mes de Latinx, also known as Hispanic Heritage Month.

Former student talks about academic career and his own written works

September 23, 2019

A Cosumnes River College alumnus spoke about his college experiences to kick-off Mes de Latinx in Wi...

Students gathered in the Library Conference Room for the Pride Tea Hour.

Meeting brings pride, tea and students into one place

September 16, 2019

The first Pride Tea Hour was held in the Library Conference Room on Tuesday. English Professor Jose Alfaro, who coordinat...

ASCRC Senate President Jonathan Leong talks to a student.

‘Hawk Week’ kicks off the beginning of semester

September 5, 2019

The Associated Students of Cosumnes River College hosted Hawk Week from Aug. 27 to Aug. 29. Hawk Wee...

Person standing in front of a booth writes in a notebook.

School welcomes incoming students before the start of new semester

August 26, 2019

The campus hosted Welcome Day on Tuesday for new students attending this fall. Every semester, the ev...

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