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Diary of a Pinterest adventurer

Diary of a Pinterest adventurer

March 29, 2012

On March 5, I submitted my request for an invitation to Pinterest, a relatively new social networking site, and started lookin...

Bay area punk band Ceremony travels back to roots with newest album

Carlo Dela Cruz, Connection Staff

March 15, 2012

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Bay Area band Ceremony broke out of the underground punk scene for their angst-filled intensity but then ventured off for a more mature and focused with their newest album Fans of Ceremony know that they gradually changed their sound. They evolve their sound, with every album, by looking back at older variants of punk rock. Originally,...

New Hoa Viet delivers genuine Vietnamese cuisine

New Hoa Viet delivers genuine Vietnamese cuisine

March 15, 2012

If you’re looking for a nice warm bowl of noodle soon on a rainy or windy day or want a refreshing...

I’d like some ‘Pizza Pleezz’

I’d like some ‘Pizza Pleezz’

Tammi Kolesinski, Connection Staff

March 15, 2012

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All-you-can-eat pizza, pasta and salad bar at a bargain price is the draw to Pizza Pleezz, a family restaurant...

‘What I Be Project’ shows the human in everyone

‘What I Be Project’ shows the human in everyone

March 1, 2012

Camico McKnight was insecure about her health. But instead of hiding it, she decided to make her ins...

Campus construction limits student parking

Campus construction limits student parking

March 1, 2012

Construction on Cosumnes River College’s future parking garage has had immediate effects on studen...

Facebook friends until you get deleted

Stephan Starnes, Connection Staff

March 1, 2012

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A Tennessee couple was murdered after a woman was “defriended” on Facebook, according to an article on Reuters published on Feb. 9. There were other factors to consider, according to the article, but it wasn’t until after the woman was removed from the couple’s Facebook that there was a reaction. The article went on to t...

Students enjoy both soup and superheroes

Carlo Dela Cruz, Connection Staff

February 29, 2012

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Students came to Cosumnes River College’s Orchard Room to celebrate what superheroes they remember and appreciate as well as have free soup in their inaugural “Souper-Day.”“Student development believed that superheroes have been an influence to the students on campus,” said CRC outreach services director Peggy Ursi...

“The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” keeps you in your seat

Demitri Fellines, Connection Staff

February 14, 2012

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With the help from a cast headed by Daniel Craig, director David Fincher was able to successfully recreate Niels Arden Oplev’s 2009 blockbuster intended for American audiences. A very skilled computer hacker, Lisbeth Salander (Rooney Mara), just completed her very extensive report on journalist Mikael Blomkvist (Craig), who...

Early childhood education students take on a path to success

Ashley Boucher, Staff Writer

February 12, 2012

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Students of the early childhood education department at Cosumnes River College found themselves struggling with outside subjects, such as English, that were needed to obtain their degrees. Faculty of the department saw the students’ troubles and created a program to lead them into the right direction, Pathways to Success. “I’ve...

Students struggle to keep New Year’s resolutions

Joshua Lee, Connection Staff

February 8, 2012

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Every year, people make New Year’s resolutions whether they want to achieve goals, take risks or do things they’ve never attempted. According to www.2011resolutions.org, the top New Year’s resolution of 2012 are to lose weight, be more organized, save money and enjoy life. “This year, my New Year’s resolution...

Smashburger delivers a spin on the classic burger

Smashburger delivers a spin on the classic burger

February 7, 2012

If a large, juicy, all-around American burger is what you desire, then Smashburger is the place to go. ...

Zero waste event a step towards campus sustainability

Tammi Kolesinski, Connection Staf

February 7, 2012

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Cosumnes River College held the pre semester convocation, a faculty meeting for professors, faculty and staff on the Jan. 13. Food was served and everyone spent the day being educated. “Working together, we made history within our district yesterday,” Geography professor Debra Sharkey said. “We completed the first kno...

Modern romance: Is technology a friend in your love life?

Zachary Hannigan, Connection Staff

February 7, 2012

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Cosumnes River College student Joseph Espinoza wakes up every morning to a text from his girlfriend, then rolls out of bed and checks his Facebook feed for any exciting news from his friends. The 18-year-old psychology major sees that his friend changed his relationship status to "in a relationship", and it’s accompanied...

“Woman in Black” a Radcliffe step in the right direction

“Woman in Black” a Radcliffe step in the right direction

February 7, 2012

Before I saw "The Woman in Black" starring Daniel Radcliffe, I was referring to it as Harry Potter 8. A...

Audio visual technician by day, rock star by night

Zachary Hannigan, Connection Staff

January 30, 2012

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New Cosumnes River College audio visual technician James Lovett can not only set up any event, but also liven them up with his own music. Lovett was exposed to music at a young age and credits that to his love of music. “Back in those days, parents didn’t use babysitters, so they took you to the bar with them,” Lovett...

John Green delivers another faultless book

John Green delivers another faultless book

Stephan Starnes, Connection Staff

January 25, 2012

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“The Fault in Our Stars” is young adult author John Green’s fourth solo book. After reading it, I c...

Upcoming holiday season forces students to juggle priorities

Upcoming holiday season forces students to juggle priorities

December 5, 2011

As the holiday season nears, students said they find themselves concerned about balancing the chaos...

‘Immortals’ sensational action makes up for poor acting and lackluster plot

‘Immortals’ sensational action makes up for poor acting and lackluster plot

December 5, 2011

Chosen by the Gods, Theseus (Henry Cavill) must save mankind from the bloodthirsty King Hyperion (Mickey...

Students engage in various Thanksgiving traditions

Tammi Kolesinski, Connection Staff

November 16, 2011

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Holiday decorations are popping up in every neighborhood as students at Cosumnes River College anxiously await the four day Thanksgiving weekend. Many students said they are looking forward to watching football, pigging out, drinking beer and doing absolutely nothing. CRC students interviewed said they don’t have the logistical issu...

Professor brings global insight to campus

Professor brings global insight to campus

November 16, 2011

Professor Elizabeth Huffman is the most recent addition to Cosumnes River College’s political science...

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