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New champagne bar opens and it's all the 'Fizz'

New champagne bar opens and it’s all the ‘Fizz’

November 13, 2018

Downtown Commons welcomed the Fizz Champagne & Bubbles Bar on Oct. 19. This swanky new bar is d...

Puente project honors past through celebration

Puente project honors past through celebration

Skyler Maclennan, Connection Staff

November 12, 2018

The Puente Project hosted an event for Dia de los Muertos on Nov. 1 in the WINN center 150. Dia de ...

Safe Spaces emphasizes support for students

Summer Lomendehe, Connection Staff

November 12, 2018

Safe Spaces is an initiative that aims to create an environment which is safe and open for all students. With the momentum of the Me Too movement, Anthropology Professor Anastasia Panagakos said the motivations of the program hasn’t altered. “I don’t think it’s changed,” Panagakos said. “It’s made its importance...

Keep calm and get your cuddle on!

Keep calm and get your cuddle on!

November 9, 2018

Now that the “bae-cations” are over and the “summer flings” have ended (although some may have l...

Philanthropy Friends of CRC focuses on increasing a fundraising presence in the community

Philanthropy Friends of CRC focuses on increasing a fundraising presence in the community

Kellie Bevins, Special to The Connection

November 3, 2018

The Philanthropy Friends of Cosumnes River College held an event on Oct. 25 that offered information on ...

‘The Hate U Give’ pays homage to #BlackLivesMatter

'The Hate U Give' pays homage to #BlackLivesMatter

Summer Lomendehe, Copy Editor

October 19, 2018

“The Hate U Give” tells the story of Starr Carter, an African American high school student who witness...

Chalk it Up event brings awareness to domestic violence

Chalk it Up event brings awareness to domestic violence

Dario Lizarraga, Connection Staff

October 18, 2018

Women Escaping A Violent Environment set up a table full of cards, pamphlets and information about sexual as...

Theatre departments debuts Romeo and Juliet for a limited time

Theatre departments debuts Romeo and Juliet for a limited time

Nekita Smith and Marysol Olvera, Connection Staff

October 18, 2018

The theatre department debuted their production of “Romeo and Juliet” on Oct. 5. The play is set ...

Jose Alfaro teaches his English Composition class. Alfaro was a former student on campus recently hired into the English department.

Alumnus returns to campus as English professor

October 15, 2018

A former Cosumnes River College student was hired into the English department and now teaches English literature and composition classes.

Student Discounts: What You’re Missing Out

Summer Lomendehe, Copy Editor

October 8, 2018

After a few weeks into this semester, students are scrambling to find good deals on college essentials. Luckily, having a student email address gives you the chance to save up. Here’s a roundup of a few: 1. Tutor.com Want someone to look over a paper or take practice quizzes? Tutor.com offers 20 free hours of online tutoring to students at Cosumnes River College in subjects like math, scie...

Several faculty members began their first semester on campus this fall.

New faculty begin first semester on campus

October 5, 2018

The campus welcomed several new professors this semester. Professors like Fire Technology Assistant Pr...

Photo professor exhibits project at art gallery

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Dario Lizarraga, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018

The art gallery is currently hosting a photography exhibition. “We Are Selma: The Selma Portrait Project” is an f...

Theatre department earns 5 award nominations

Theatre department earns 5 award nominations

Skyler Maclennan, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018

The Cosumnes River Theatre Department received several Elly Award nominations for their production of “The ...

Meditation space on campus

Nekita Smith, Connection Staff

September 24, 2018

The campus opened a meditation space in spring. It’s a quiet, safe environment for students who wish to reflect, pray and meditate for up to 15 minutes located in the Business Science building, room 144. The campus offers time for individual students up to a group of five to sign up. Any Cosumnes River College student, ...

Delta Shores features 69 new businesses,  including large retailers, restaurants, and a movie theater.

Delta Shores shopping center offers entertainment and employment for students

September 8, 2018

Several stores opened in the Delta Shores shopping center on Aug. 17 and 18. Daiso, a franchise k...

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ exceeds crazy high expectations

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ exceeds crazy high expectations

Summer Lomendehe, Staff Writer/Chief Copy Editor

August 24, 2018

The glimmering sets of “Great Gatsby” meets the humor from “The Proposal” in one of the most ...

Daniel Horne performs his avant-garde piece,

Composers ensemble incorporates performance art

May 10, 2018

The Cosumnes River College music department hosted its annual Composers Ensemble on April 23 and May 2....

Student, senior citizens and volunteers work on their exercises and assignments in the cafeteria on April 28.

Writers’ workshop helps people tell their life stories

May 8, 2018

The eleventh annual “Our Life Stories” event on campus invited writers, poets, and published authors to...

Austin Gonzales browses the photo collection by Renne C. Byer, showcasing poverty around the world.

Art gallery hosts exhibit from Pulitzer Prize winner

May 8, 2018

The Cosumnes River College Art Gallery held an opening reception on April 21 to introduce the new exhibit...

Hu Wai Xu shares the long history of his name in L-105 on April 11.

English professor explores the origin in a name

May 7, 2018

Trang Abeid’s English as a Second Language Writing class held the event “The Meaning Behind My Name...

Revelations about a 19th Century San Francisco Mummy

Arnoldo Fernandes, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018

UC Davis Anthropology Professor Dr. Jelmer Eerkens hosted a presentation in the Recital Hall on April 24 about a young mummy who was found buried in San Francisco when workers were renovating a home. The homeowner’s daughters decided to name the mummy “Miranda Eve” until anthropologists found out the mummy’s real n...

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