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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

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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...

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

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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

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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

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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

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“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

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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

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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...

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