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Hindsight is 20/20 as Timberlake redefines his style for a new decade

April 4, 2013

Justin Timberlake has come a long way in his career, graduating from his former boy-band ‘N Sync te...

Oz the not so great and powerful

March 23, 2013

“Oz the Great and Powerful” is a fantasy set in the world created by the 1939 classic “The Wizar...

‘Snitch’ surprises with gritty drama

Kevin Frodahl, Connection Staff

March 22, 2013

Filed under Features, Reviews

For a February release that passed under the radar at the box office, “Snitch” provides a surprisingly good and gritty experience, free of the melodramatic glitz of most of the other films opening this month. The film follows John Matthews (Dwayne Johnson) as he attempts to clear his son Jason (Rafi Gavron) of drug sm...

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...

A willingness to pay for a date is behind new website

Scott Redmond, Online Editor

March 17, 2013

Filed under Features, Reviews

Once upon a time people would meet one another at a social gathering or out in public and form a connection, romantic or otherwise. Along came a thing called the Internet and that all changed. Instead of meeting face-to-face and finding possible romantic partners in that way, websites dedicated to dating and finding a...

English professor brings unique approach to campus

Zach Hannigan, Editor In Chief

March 16, 2013

Filed under Features, Profiles

A civil rights activist, a staple in the global films series and a member of the teacher’s union are all things that were used to describe English professor Linda Sneed. But her colleagues agreed that she is more than that. A part-time instructor at Cosumnes River College since 2003, Sneed has brought a new approach...

Elk Grove indie band steps into spotlight

March 15, 2013

In a crammed living room in suburbia, folk songs of heartache and human experience filled the practice...

Winn center provides new home and opportunities for students

Winn center provides new home and opportunities for students

March 13, 2013

Tucked away in the corner of the Business and Social Science Building at Cosumnes River College, the...

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...

Martial arts philosophy teaches brain over brawn

Martial arts philosophy teaches brain over brawn

Scott Redmond, Connection Staff

March 1, 2013

Filed under Features, Profiles

Jackie Chan, Bruce Lee and Jet Li are just a few names that probably come to mind when the words martial...

Opera singer’s career helps to inspire students

Mozes Zarate, News Editorial Assistant

March 1, 2013

Filed under Features, Profiles

With nuanced pitch and a sensational vibrato, Bay Area opera singer Heidi Moss captivated the crowd of students, composers and music-lovers with "Die Nacht," a piece about love as light extinguishing itself in nightfall. The song was part of a talk that Moss gave to students at Cosumnes River College on Feb. 11. Music, science...

‘Safe Haven’ is safe bet for romance movie lovers

‘Safe Haven’ is safe bet for romance movie lovers

February 28, 2013

“Safe Haven” is a blend of romance, mystery and suspense that starts with a whirlwind of dramatic...

It’s ‘A Good Day to Die Hard’ for long running series

It’s ‘A Good Day to Die Hard’ for long running series

February 28, 2013

Much like Bruce Willis’ acting career, the “Die Hard” movie series just keeps coming back. “A...

Local critic weaves a tale of baseball, jazz and Bruce Springsteen

Local critic weaves a tale of baseball, jazz and Bruce Springsteen

Scott Redmond, Online Editor

February 22, 2013

Filed under Features, Profiles

The quiet atmosphere of the bookstore was broken with the low hum of the refrigeration units and the...

Hookah bar provides friendly staff and variety of flavors for Sacramento night life

Hookah bar provides friendly staff and variety of flavors for Sacramento night life

February 17, 2013

Relaxing atmosphere, great service and affordable hookah are now just a stone's throw away from Cosumnes...

Will the flu catch you?

Elizabeth Witt, Connection Staff

February 8, 2013

Filed under Features

It’s that time of year again, when winter break is over and school is back in session.  It’s also flu season, and this year it’s hitting North America harder than ever. Influenza is a highly contagious respiratory illness caused by what most people know as the flu virus. Annually, it affects 5 to 20 percent of U.S....

Enactus: More than just a campus club

Emily Collins, Connection Staff

February 8, 2013

Filed under Features, Profiles

Business 354 seemed just like any other class at Cosumnes River College as conversations hummed, punctuated by occasional laughter until computer information science Professor Markus Geissler indicated that class was ready to begin and the room fell quiet. “I tell them at the beginning of the semester that this course is...

‘Warm Bodies’: A paranormal-comedy like never before

‘Warm Bodies’: A paranormal-comedy like never before

February 7, 2013

Newly released film “Warm Bodies” keeps the viewers wanting more by offering a variety of genres:...

Spring semester starts with high hopes for students

Spring semester starts with high hopes for students

January 28, 2013

The end of the holiday season means it is time to pack up the holiday decorations for another year, signaling...

Love 4 Toys event helps CRC students fill their Christmas trees this season

Latisha Gibson, Connection Staff

December 15, 2012

Filed under Features

From food and coat drives to fundraisers, several organizations are helping the less fortunate during the holiday season to give back. College students here at Cosumnes River College have decided to put their head in the game and help out students around the campus with their child’s holiday wish list. Students of professor...

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