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Men embrace the world of fashion

Men embrace the world of fashion

Ariel Hevesi, Connection Staff

December 12, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

Watch out ladies, the sidekick on our shoulder, our purse full of valuables, is slowly but surely leaving...

Ambitious CRC English Professor stands out from the crowd

Ambitious CRC English Professor stands out from the crowd

December 12, 2012

In an office full of life, colorful art decoration and random knick-knacks sporadically placed throughout...

‘Magi’ classic delights audiences

‘Magi’ classic delights audiences

December 11, 2012

The Magi, for those unfamiliar with the Nativity, were three men, wise kings of the East who brought...

As a new year looms resolutions new and old arise

Brittany Patrick, Connection Staff

December 11, 2012

Filed under Features

Every year, when that ball drops at exactly midnight in New York and the old year folds into a new or sometime during the first month or two of the year, many people make those one or few goals called “New Year’s Resolutions.”In fact it is reported 45 percent of Americans make new years resolutions, according to University of S...

‘Worlds AIDs Day’ event provides a reminder for CRC community

Victor Macias, Connection Staff

December 9, 2012

Filed under Features

A slideshow remembering the celebrities who have died due to HIV was played in the background of the Cosumnes River College cafeteria throughout the “Worlds AIDS Day” event as students looked on. Twenty-year-old early childhood development major Jamie Hicks was one of those students who watched the slideshow. “It...

CRC students showcase their pieces and talent at music recital

Mozes Zarate, Connection Staff

December 6, 2012

Filed under Features

Juan Gonzalez entered the stage overlooking a silent auditorium of still-faced parents, students and audience members. At the other end of the stage, a grand piano beckoned. "I practiced the piece every morning, afternoon and night," the 20-year-old music major said. Gonzales sat down on the padded bench, set his transcription...

Holiday occasions for the holiday bliss

Osay Ogbebor, Connection staff

December 6, 2012

Filed under Features

1. Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink When: Nov. 2 - Jan. 21 Where: 701 K Street What: Sacramento’s original outdoor ice rink celebrates its 21st season! The rink is the perfect holiday experience. For more info call (916) 442-8575 2. New Year’s Eve Sky Spectacular When: Dec. 31 - Jan 1, 6 p.m. - 1 a.m. Where: Old Sacramento What: Guests...

A fare share to give at CRC’s SHAREfair week

Kevin Frodahl, Connection Staff

November 28, 2012

Filed under Features

During SHAREfair week, students were asked to donate clothes, toys, books, food and other amenities at campus collection centers to help the less fortunate through the holidays. Students were also invited to a showcase of non-profit businesses, social service providers and other philanthropic entities held at the cafeteria...

Bond is back: Lines are blurred between hackney and tradition

Bond is back: Lines are blurred between hackney and tradition

November 18, 2012

“I’m frightened because our enemies are no longer known to us. They do not exist on a map, they’re...

‘The Man with the Iron Fists’, perfect for the kung-fu fan

Emanuel Espinoza, Connectino Staff

November 18, 2012

Filed under Features

“The Man With The Iron Fists,” the latest in kung-fu cinema, kicked its way into theaters on Nov. 2. It marked the directorial debut of hip-hop producer and rapper RZA (pronounced “rizza”), also known as Robert Diggs, who also starred in the movie. The movie also stars Russell Crowe, Lucy Liu, Jamie Chung, Cung...

“Five Guys” delivers promising customer and food service

Osay Ogbebor, Connection Staff

November 15, 2012

Filed under Features

Talks about “Five Guys Burgers and Fries” is not just roaming through the streets but also in magazines too. Ratings and quotes from GQ Magazines to Washington Magazine displays on the wall around the restaurant.So what’s all the hype about?The commonly known quick fix for hunger is the drive-thru or delivery, but if a ...

Rate my professor: the inside scoop that leads students into the right seat

Ariel Hevesi, Connection Staff

November 15, 2012

Filed under Features

It’s that time of year again, Cosumnes River College students glue themselves to their laptops and smart-phones as they strategically plan next semester's schedule. It isn't just a matter of choosing classes, it’s choosing ones destiny. Luckily, between tomorrow’s technology and today’s cyberspace-addicted generation, stud...

Appaholics not so anonymous

Scott Redmond, Connection Staff

November 15, 2012

Filed under Features

In a world filled with smartphones and tablets of every size, shape and company support you can think of there is a phrase that has become quite commonplace: there’s an app for that. In the modern age there seems to be an app that can do anything, even help lose weight. Abe Mohammadione, from Atlanta, did just that usin...

A look into the traditon of ‘Dia de los Muertos’, the Day of the Dead

Mozes Zarate, Connection Staff

November 6, 2012

Filed under Features

A sugar skull workshop will was held by the Student Development Office in the Orchard Room on Nov. 1. Under Mexican tradition, these skulls aren’t just for you and I to eat. They’re also for your friends and relatives, the dead ones. They’re part of an annual celebration going from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2, a tradition that...

Going green: CRC celebrates first sustainability day

Going green: CRC celebrates first sustainability day

November 6, 2012

Cosumnes River College celebrated its very first Campus Sustainability Day on Oct. 24 with the future of t...

Internet addiction, a possible new medical disorder

Internet addiction, a possible new medical disorder

November 5, 2012

Logging in to check email or the latest tweets several times a day is behavior that would likely neve...

‘Sinister’: bone-chilling scenes brings horror to a new height

‘Sinister’: bone-chilling scenes brings horror to a new height

November 1, 2012

Newly-released film “Sinister” provides viewers with a creepy, twisted yet comical movie that’s...

CRC’s Social Responsibility Committee enforces social awareness in the community

Ariel Hevesi, Connection Staff

November 1, 2012

Filed under Features

Students and faculty of Cosumnes River College work together to take charge of current issues and improve the world we live in, one responsibility at a time. The CRC Social Responsibility Committee focuses on “hot issues right now,” said SRC Chair and English as a Second Language professor Sandra Carter. “We bring up iss...

A look into the tradition of el Dia de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead

Mozes Zarate, Connection Staff

November 1, 2012

Filed under Features

A sugar skull workshop will be held by the Student Development Office in the Orchard Room from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1. Under Mexican tradition, these skulls aren’t just for you and I to eat. They’re also for your friends and relatives, the dead ones. They’re part of an annual celebration going from Oct....

What I Be Project still encouraging students

Ariel Hevesi, Connection Staff

October 17, 2012

Filed under Features

The words “thought-provoking” come to mind, said 20-year-old anthropology and ethnic major Khaalis Jahal, as he admires the “unity” of the brave faces that line the campus library walls.Red hair pushed to one side, the words “skin and bones” run across a student’s collarbone. Coach Sage looks to the side with “s...

Action filled “Dredd” appeals to fans of comic books

Emanuel Espinoza, Connection Staff

October 4, 2012

Filed under Features

“Dredd,” which shot and exploded its way into theaters on Sept. 21, has shown that the comic book genre of movies can still be entertaining to adults as well. The movie is filled with nonstop action and thrills that keep going and going. “Dredd” is a movie based on the comic book “Judge Dredd.” In 1995, Sylvester...

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