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Safe Spaces program offers support to students

Safe Spaces program offers support to students

April 1, 2014

While students roam around the Cosumnes River College campus, they are bound to see the “Safe Space”...

Balancing the books and your bank account

Balancing the books and your bank account

March 19, 2014

College can be an expensive endeavor, which is something that a lot of Cosumnes River College students...

VITA on campus offers free tax support

Damon Hickman, Staff Writer

March 16, 2014

Filed under Campus Life, Features

Lower-income families and individuals are being offered the opportunity to receive free tax assistance, provided by the accounting department at Cosumnes River College. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, being led this semester by accounting professor Allison Hamaker, started providing free tax assistance on Feb....

How to stay in shape on a budget

How to stay in shape on a budget

February 25, 2014

We’re all aware of the need to live a healthier lifestyle, but there are so many options and it can b...

Healthy habits can help in avoiding flu

Healthy habits can help in avoiding flu

February 14, 2014

It’s that time of the year again, where the excitement of the holidays is long gone and the inevitab...

Film opens up on touchy topic of racism

Jelina Cortero, Staff Writer

February 7, 2014

Filed under Campus Life, Features

The Social Responsibility Committee held their first film showing of five called “Mirrors of Privilege,” to inform students about the truth of racism on Thursday. Over 40 seats were set up around the music room and almost every single one was filled. Sandra Carter, a member of the SRC, handed students a flier presenting the re...

Making ends meet: Textbook Edition

Making ends meet: Textbook Edition

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

January 31, 2014

Filed under Campus Life, Features

The winter holidays have passed, along with the decision making on what gifts to give, where to vacation a...

CRC photographers capture scenes from couples’ big day

CRC photographers capture scenes from couples’ big day

Zach Hannigan, Staff Writer

November 25, 2013

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Sex and Relationships, Top Stories

In the dimly-lit Chapel of Sacramento’s Westminster Presbyterian Church, Chad Gianotti, wearing a bl...

Jazz music and family at center of ‘Side Man’

Jazz music and family at center of ‘Side Man’

November 16, 2013

As the lights went down in the Black Box Theater, a crowded audience waited for the opening scene of the...

From here to Jakarta: Former student’s photographic world-spanning journey

From here to Jakarta: Former student’s photographic world-spanning journey

November 16, 2013

There was chaos on the streets as bullets flew through the air, right into the Leopold Café killing at l...

Students learn failure can be positive

Students learn failure can be positive

Brusly Voong, Staff Writer

November 3, 2013

Filed under Campus Life, Features

The Orchard room at Cosumnes River College on Oct. 25 was alive and well as a full crowd was on hand ...

How to include super foods into your daily diet

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

October 18, 2013

Filed under Campus Life, Features

Adding just a few vegetables, nuts and other foods to your daily diet can improve all aspects of your health, according to a flyer from the “Eat this, not that” workshop on Sept. 27. Nutrition professor Timaree Hagenburger and students led a workshop on preparing nutrition packed foods known as super foods to teach stude...

Elk Grove library features more than books

Elk Grove library features more than books

October 5, 2013

One would normally find the parking lot of a library to be filled with your everyday, ordinary cars, but th...

Food trucks descend upon Elk Grove monthly for a unique dining experience

Food trucks descend upon Elk Grove monthly for a unique dining experience

May 12, 2013

Anyone who happened to be walking around the Old Elk Grove area on May 1. probably would have seen th...

Henna, metalworks and prayer rugs spotlight Islamic Art at campus exhibit

Henna, metalworks and prayer rugs spotlight Islamic Art at campus exhibit

May 12, 2013

Students and staff of all faiths trickled in and out of the Orchard room to admire modern and decades-...

CRC honors students during Black History Month

Latisha Gibson, Connection Staff

March 22, 2013

Filed under Campus Life, Features

As Black History Month came to an end, it was only natural that focus shifted to honoring the next generation and their accomplishments Cosumnes River College celebrated their 14th Annual Honors Program by recognizing outstanding students of African descent with the grade point average of 3.1 or better, according to the even...

Campus clubs gather to show their spirit

Campus clubs gather to show their spirit

March 20, 2013

It appeared to be a miniature carnival on campus with people yelling, games being played and even a p...

Science, history and humor mark celebration of women

Rachel Norris, Connection Staff

March 7, 2013

Filed under Campus Life, Features

You know those big, intimidating biology textbooks that us students are hitting hard before the big exams? Yeah, the ones with the crazy pictures and models. If someone was to ask you who is responsible for the scientific knowledge in those very textbooks, you probably wouldn’t have a clue. So slip on your lab coats and...

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