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Student reporter Mason White, captures what the newsroom looks like during this pandemic on April 6. White shows that they are practicing social distancing while working.

Los Rios student reporter endures news station changes amid coronavirus

April 6, 2020

During this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, many journalists, producers, reporters and news stations wor...

Hawk Cares program impacted by shutdown

Jacob Peterson, Staff Writer

March 23, 2020

The various support services provided to Cosumnes River College students via Hawk Cares Program have been impacted by the shutdown of the campus on Wednesday, said Student Life and Leadership Center Supervisor Oscar Mendoza Plascencia. The shutdown has meant the various services under Hawk Cares, such as the food pantry a...

The campus is vacant in broad daylight on Wednesday March 18. All Los Rios campuses are now closed and have suspended all face-to-face classes.

Faculty prepare to move classes online due to school closure

March 19, 2020

As the nation prepares for COVID-19 to take its course, staff and faculty at Cosumnes River College hustl...

Nutrition Professor helps students prepare for exams

Chris Woodard, Staff Writer

March 16, 2020

A nutrition professor gave a presentation on March 5 to faculty members about preparing students for exams beyond content in the Winn Center.  Nutrition Professor Timaree Hagenburger discussed the health issues that affect students' academic performances. She encouraged professors to incorporate wellness activities and tips ...

The Los Rios Police Department sent out a crime bulletin Monday morning regarding an armed robbery incident. It took place near the intersection of Calvine and Center Parkway, just off the CRC campus perimeter.

Crime bulletin released in regards to armed robbery

February 11, 2020

An armed robbery occurred Monday morning approximately at 10:40 a.m. near the South West perimeter o...

The CRC cafeteria, Aramark, was closed due to health and safety issues. A drainage issue led the cafeteria to close their kitchen on Monday.

CRC cafeteria closes kitchen due to drainage issue

February 11, 2020

The cafeteria closed their kitchen on Monday due to a drainage issue that led to health and safety c...

Studies show that college students suffer from sleep deprivation. Students at Cosumnes River College have reported to experience lack of sleep causing them to feel unfocused in school.

Sleep deprivation affects college students academic performance

January 21, 2020

Current research has found that college students are known to be some of the most sleep deprived peop...

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....

Safe Spaces emphasizes support for students

Summer Lomendehe, Connection Staff

November 12, 2018

Safe Spaces is an initiative that aims to create an environment which is safe and open for all students. With the momentum of the Me Too movement, Anthropology Professor Anastasia Panagakos said the motivations of the program hasn’t altered. “I don’t think it’s changed,” Panagakos said. “It’s made its importance...

Challenges working students face could be beneficial

Kristi Doan, Staff

March 16, 2017

Working through college could only lighten the debt burden for students. A working student struggles to pay tuition and living expenses. In a 2013 study by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce, 70 - 80 percent of college students are working and enrolled in some form of postsecondary education. ...

The Los Rios Internships & Career Services, otherwise known as LINCS, is a website that students can use to find internships with the help of the Career Center, CalWORKS, and Co-op Work Experience and Internship Programs. This service is available to current and former students as well as members of the local community of each of the four Los Rios colleges.

Building skills and networking are just a few perks of student internships

May 18, 2015

As a college student, acquiring a job in your chosen field can be a daunting task that can seem impossible...

Eye strain linked to the overuse of technology

Eye strain linked to the overuse of technology

May 5, 2015

As technology continues to grow at a rapid pace, it is obvious that digital technology isn't going away...

Jamie Meastas, 22, an undeclared major (left) and 20-year-old cinematography major Yalda Biglari (right) took part in the Muslim Student Association event which included interactive props like the picture frame held by Jamie that allowed students to take a picture of themselves trying on a hijab on Feb. 25.

Club seeks to break stereotypes by bringing global event to campus

February 28, 2015

Cosumnes River College students were presented with a unique opportunity when members of the campus group...

Lack of sleep high among college students, poses health risks

Lack of sleep high among college students, poses health risks

February 12, 2015

Sitting at a desk with books and perhaps coffee, cramming for an exam or trying to finish up that couple...

Allergy season on the rise

Kaley Andrews, Staff Writer

April 12, 2014

Recent rains and heavy winds have set Sacramento blooming and allergy sufferers sneezing, coughing and cursing Mother Nature as stirred-up allergens saturate the air. The dreaded allergy season has begun. For a life-long allergy sufferer, spring is the worst season of the year. Severe allergies can prove to be socially and...

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