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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

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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

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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

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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

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“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...

Los Rios student ID’s, finding deals the student way

Scott Redmond, Connection Staff

October 4, 2012

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Riding public transportation free of charge is a well-known perk of a Los Rios student ID, but there are a lot more available if you look in the right places: Yogurt cravings can lead right to Yogurtville Lounge off Bruceville where students can enjoy a cool 20 percent discount on a yogurt purchase. In the mood for burritos...

CRC theater presents a comedy of terrors: ‘Hamlet: zombie killer of Denmark’

Mozes Zarate, Connection Staff

October 4, 2012

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“Neither a borrower, nor an undead be.” Denmark isn’t a place where the dead are resting easy, especially when its current king, Claudius, is plotting to turn the entire kingdom into an Elizabethan prequel to “28 Days Later.” It’s “Hamlet: Zombie Killer of Denmark.” Written by contemporary playwright Chris...

CAST artists paint the town, captivating public visitors

Brittany Patrick, Connection Staff

September 24, 2012

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Passionate brush strokes, intriguing angles and an infectious buzz filled the streets of downtown Sacramento for the Capital Artists’ Studio Tour. Beginning in 2006 CAST, put on by the Center for Contemporary Art, has grown from a small number of art studios showcasing work to over 150 participating members. The event is...

One new business professor’s hunger for education at CRC

Ariel Hevesi, Connection Staff

September 24, 2012

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Man Phan sips his iced coffee while sporting a crisp button up shirt, slacks and gelled back hair. It’s another typical Monday morning in his office. However, business Professor Phan’s days were not always so typical. He grew up carrying buckets of well water to and from his village as a part of his daily life. “Coming...

New CRC dean, Torence Powell, shares his personal connection in his leading role

Ashley Boucher, Features / Arts & Entertainment Editor

September 24, 2012

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A once “knucklehead kid” who first arrived at Cosumnes River College intimidated, Torence Powell found his way back to the college that pushed him towards the right path. Even with a supportive family to go home to each day, Powell had managed to get into trouble as a kid. “In the 90s, it was pretty bad,” Powell s...

CRC’s 2012 Health Resource Fair successfully raises awareness

Jonathan Rich, Connection Staff

September 24, 2012

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Over a year in planning, the cooperation of over 40 different agencies came together with one woman’s idea to spread awareness and education to students on health and welfare. Carmella Henderson, Cosumnes River College peer health educator, is that woman and the host of the CRC Fall 2012 Health Resource Fair held at the...

Elk Grove’s Multicultural Festival unites the diverse city

Ashley Boucher, Connection Staff

August 30, 2012

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Weaving in and out of the colorful crowd Elk Grove has grown to have, Azteca dancers moved making the bells strapped to their ankles rattle with each step. They chanted along with the beating drums, sharing their one dance, one music style and one culture for their neighbors of Elk Grove. One unique culture after another...

Northern Californians share a celestial event

Northern Californians share a celestial event

May 20, 2012

A rare annular eclipse dimmed the skies of Northern California on May 20. It could be viewed in North...

Opera comes to CRC and brings lots of laughs

Opera comes to CRC and brings lots of laughs

May 8, 2012

For the first time in the 18-year history of theater at Cosumnes River College, an original Opera by a C...

Top 5 summer road trips for the upcoming break

Top 5 summer road trips for the upcoming break

May 4, 2012

Summer is quickly approaching and we’re all anxious to take a break from school and work. What’s...

Two CRC students shoot for the stars with NASA

Two CRC students shoot for the stars with NASA

May 4, 2012

Two Cosumnes River College engineering and MESA students are packing their bags and heading to Pasadena,...

Students gear up for their upcoming summer vacations

Students gear up for their upcoming summer vacations

May 2, 2012

With a week left before finals begin, students are getting ready to start their summer breaks. Some are...

Annual CRC vet tech adoption day gives cats & dogs a second chance

Annual CRC vet tech adoption day gives cats & dogs a second chance

May 2, 2012

Jasper sprints on the fresh cut grass of the Cosumnes River College soccer field only to find the lim...

Annual career fair allows students at CRC to network with professionals

Annual career fair allows students at CRC to network with professionals

April 18, 2012

Before Edebiri founded the I Am Happy organization, he remembers how an economic recession in 2009 caus...

Sister to sister brings women together on CRC campus

Ashley Boucher, Connection Staff

April 18, 2012

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As communications professor Colette Harris-Mathews holds a small meditation book in her hands, she reads a passage. “What does it mean to be alone? To be lonely?” Harris-Mathews says, summarizing the passage to a group of women gathered inside the classroom. The passage becomes a discussion for the seven women. A person...

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