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Mansplaining: why women hate it

Lilianna Ordaz, Opinion Editor

December 12, 2018

Filed under Most Recent, Opinion, Top Stories

Recently I was working my regular serving job when one of the new employees needed help with an order. I explained where to find what he needed and made sure he understood what I had just shown him. I felt good knowing I had just helped him learn something when seconds later a male coworker appeared to re-explain everything I had ...

False rhetoric on immigration is as harmful as tear gas

False rhetoric on immigration is as harmful as tear gas

December 12, 2018

President Donald Trump launched his presidential campaign by saying offensive, inflammatory and untrue stateme...

Aspiring student entrepreneur is here to be the change he wants to see

Aspiring student entrepreneur is here to be the change he wants to see

December 11, 2018

At Cosumnes River College, services and opportunities are available to everyone wishing to pursue a hi...

You are what you eat!

You are what you eat!

December 11, 2018

Pressed Juicery opened Nov. 16 in the Downtown Commons. They sell yogurt with custom toppings, pressed j...

It’s ‘U’ before ‘Us’

It’s ‘U’ before ‘Us’

Nekita Smith, Connection Staff

December 10, 2018

Filed under Blogs, Features, Most Recent, Sex and Relationships, Top Stories

In any relationship, it’s important to keep in mind that you each had a life before starting one toge...

Enough with the remakes, reboots, and sequels

Enough with the remakes, reboots, and sequels

December 9, 2018

The movie industry has discovered a never-ending cash cow with the current wave of remakes, reboots,...

Defining womanhood under patriarchy

Summer Lomendehe, Copy Editor

December 7, 2018

Filed under Most Recent, Opinion, Top Stories

If someone asked me to define myself, this is how I would answer: I’m 21-years-old, I’m a nice Gemini and I’m a college student just trying to make it to the end of the semester. This is how I’ve been defining myself lately: I’m a woman who just got diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome. Office on Women’s...

A black Thanksgiving

Nekita Smith, Features Editor

November 23, 2018

Filed under Most Recent, Opinion, Top Stories

“Black Friday” became well known by that name in the early 2000s and used to start at midnight on the Friday after Thanksgiving but within the last few years it has started on Thanksgiving Day. Black Friday is known to be the biggest shopping day of the year. Based on whatever the hot items are of the year, According...

The selfie generation: Why do we get so much hate?

The selfie generation: Why do we get so much hate?

November 21, 2018

Being a millennial is hard work sometimes. To disprove the point that all millennials are lazy, selfish...

Critical thinking is important in critical times

Critical thinking is important in critical times

November 17, 2018

In the era of fake news and “alternative facts”, society is quick to assume whatever they hear and...

Overlord movie fails to make a killing at the box office

Overlord movie fails to make a killing at the box office

Steven Gutierrez, Connection Staff

November 16, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Most Recent, Reviews, Top Stories

     “Overlord” is a horror film that came out on Friday that takes place during D-Day of Wor...

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...

Safe Spaces emphasizes support for students

Summer Lomendehe, Connection Staff

November 12, 2018

Filed under Features, Issues, Most Recent

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...

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

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Most Recent, Top Stories

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

Composers ensemble incorporates performance art

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....

Writers’ workshop helps people tell their life stories

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...

Art gallery hosts exhibit from Pulitzer Prize winner

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...

English professor explores the origin in a name

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...

Hawks shutout Vikings in season’s last home game on sophomore day

Hawks shutout Vikings in season’s last home game on sophomore day

April 18, 2018

The Hawks softball ended their last home game of the 2018 season on Tuesday in a shutout win against...

Students display presentation of how American culture affected them

Students display presentation of how American culture affected them

April 18, 2018

For April’s celebration of Asian Heritage Month, the English as a Second Language department hosted...

Asian Pacific Islander cultural event showcases ethnic diversity

Asian Pacific Islander cultural event showcases ethnic diversity

April 17, 2018

Cosumnes River College held its first Asian Pacific-Islander event that showcased a variety of student...

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