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The last piece of the Pie

The last piece of the Pie

Josh Lee, Connection Staff

April 18, 2012

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The final installment of the popular “American Pie” movie franchise came to an end on April 6 when...

Create and express yourself on Pinterest

April 8, 2012

If you’re into social media sites, posting pictures or just looking at pictures, you might like the...

CRC musician dreams of making a living in music

Zach Hannigan, Connection Staff

March 29, 2012

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The plucking of a guitar string and the singing of a note has always struck a chord with Cosumnes River College student Jake Langstaff. The 18-year-old music major is working his way into the Sacramento music scene and beyond. “My absolute dream would be to make a living in music,” Langstaff said. “I can’t see ...

Cosumnes River College filmmaker inspired at young age by ‘Titanic’

Zach Hannigan, Connection Staff

March 29, 2012

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Cosumnes River College student Christopher Bruton, 22, has always been inspired by the idea of film and cinema.The directing and writing film major enjoys the process that goes into making a film and wants to make people think. “I can’t draw, so the only way of me being creative is through photography,” he said. “I...

CRC artist draws on multiple subjects for inspiration

Zach Hannigan, Connection Staff

March 28, 2012

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With every stroke of a pen, Cosumnes River College student Afton Kern slowly creates works of art.The 21-year-old anthropology major uses her art to show a new or different perspective on age-old questions or debates. “There is always something new to be found in art,” Kern said. “People become too fixated on copying othe...

Diary of a Pinterest adventurer

Diary of a Pinterest adventurer

March 28, 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 14, 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 14, 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 14, 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...

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