The Connection

  • #CRCcampus: Want to share your photos and tweets with us? Use the hashtag #CRCcampus

Restaurant offers good atmosphere, average food

Restaurant offers good atmosphere, average food

September 20, 2013

Though I'll admit that my expectations of BJ's Brewhouse were fairly low because, generally speaking, I'm not mu...

‘Percy Jackson,’ the one quest wonder

‘Percy Jackson,’ the one quest wonder

September 19, 2013

Being a demigod and the son of Poseidon isn't exactly all it's cracked up to be. "With great power comes ...

Elk Grove Farmers Market provides fresh fruit and more for the community

Elk Grove Farmers Market provides fresh fruit and more for the community

September 6, 2013

With the rear hatch popped, they sat quietly together in the back of their jeep. There was a week’s w...

History comes alive in star-studded cast

History comes alive in star-studded cast

August 26, 2013

As the time of summer blockbusters full of action stars and more explosions than you can really count...

No more hangovers as crude comedy trilogy takes a final bow

No more hangovers as crude comedy trilogy takes a final bow

May 29, 2013

After four years and three movies full of debauchery, more nudity than you can shake a fist at and t...

Professor finds joy in teaching through psychology

Professor finds joy in teaching through psychology

Courtney Rich, [email protected]

May 17, 2013

Filed under Features, Profiles

One of the many jobs in life that go without major recognition, is that of a teacher. The often underr...

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...

Anthropology department seeks to make education fun and exciting

Anthropology department seeks to make education fun and exciting

May 12, 2013

Attendance has shown that anthropology is a popular class to take for fulfilling general education requirements....

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-...

Vet Tech event brings more than just animals to homes, but awareness as well

Vet Tech event brings more than just animals to homes, but awareness as well

May 10, 2013

Rays of sunshine beat down on the north soccer fields of Cosumnes River College on April 28 as Odin r...

Iron Man blasts into theaters with a lot of hype

Iron Man blasts into theaters with a lot of hype

May 9, 2013

The wealthy and witty Tony Stark and his iron suits blast into box offices for the third time in Iron...

‘Gears of War’ prequel campaign stumbles and falters, but multiplayer saves game in the end

‘Gears of War’ prequel campaign stumbles and falters, but multiplayer saves game in the end

April 27, 2013

“Gears of War: Judgment,” which launched on March 19 is the first game in the series developed by...

Risky lifestyles and apps go hand in hand

Risky lifestyles and apps go hand in hand

April 26, 2013

Life is full of risks and choices that have to be made without knowing the outcomes, but technology has...

Local teacher brings new alternative for Elk Grove youths

Local teacher brings new alternative for Elk Grove youths

Scott Redmond & Oswaldo Guzman, Connection Staff

April 25, 2013

Filed under Features, Profiles

Finding activities that don't cost an arm and leg is a constant quest for the stereotypical broke college...

Students network through their love of anthropology

Students network through their love of anthropology

April 25, 2013

Over 150 years have passed since the times of the Gold Rush in California, yet pieces of that past an...

Admired professor and coach leaves behind legacy as retirement approaches

Admired professor and coach leaves behind legacy as retirement approaches

April 15, 2013

Over his 41 years at Cosumnes River College, kinesiology professor Travis Parker has pushed students...

Piecing together a history of Old Sacramento

Zach Hannigan, Editor In Chief

April 13, 2013

Filed under Features, Profiles

In a tucked away classroom on the southeast end of campus, Cosumnes River College anthropology major Marcos Martinez picks up a ceramic artifact, studies it and places it into a plastic bag. Martinez, 20, picks up his Sharpie and starts writing on the bag, cataloging it for future reference. He and a few other select students...

Knowing that ‘G.I Joe: Retaliation’ isn’t very good certainly is half the battle

Knowing that ‘G.I Joe: Retaliation’ isn’t very good certainly is half the battle

April 12, 2013

Duke, Snake Eyes, Storm Shadow and Cobra Commander are back in the science fiction-action flick “G.I...

Folk heavy album still provides a diverse range of sounds

Kevin Frodahl, Connection Staff

April 12, 2013

Filed under Features, Reviews

With “Garston Parade,”  local band The Vietnams have crafted an impressive debut album that covers a diverse range of genres and sounds, from folk medleys to blues riffs. Their first album, released on iTunes and other online resources Jan. 25 for $10.98, demonstrates a great deal of musical knowledge and finesse. The a...

Survival is the name of the game for new ‘Tomb Raider’

Survival is the name of the game for new ‘Tomb Raider’

April 11, 2013

Back in 1996, a little game called “Tomb Raider” came out on the Sony PlayStation and at the time ...

Blood and gore adds spectacle to new ‘Evil Dead’

April 10, 2013

"Evil Dead" chronicles the kind of madness that could ensue when the characters are faced with an unreliable...

The award-winning news site of Cosumnes River College
Features