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Suspect injures student in physical altercation

Summer Lomendehe, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019

An unidentified suspect injured a male student on the light rail platform on Tuesday at 3:03 p.m. The student, who was approached by the male suspect, got into an argument with the suspect before he was punched in the face and fell to the ground bleeding, according to a Cosumnes River College crime bulletin. “If possib...

Academic Senate officers resign before spring semester begins

Lilianna Ordaz, Opinion Editor

December 28, 2018

Academic Senate Secretary Donnisha Lugo resigned effective immediately on Dec. 14 and Vice President Constance Carter resigned effective on Dec. 20. With the resignation of Carter, she will no longer be able to take on the presidency for the Academic Senate next semester. “Due to the continual, nefarious actions o...

Los Rios Police arrest student for Snapchat threat

EJ Aguayo, Editor

February 1, 2016

Los Rios Police arrested a Cosumnes River College student for a criminal threat after receiving a tip that the student had sent a threatening message through Snapchat, according to a notification email from campus President Edward Bush. At approximately midnight Sunday, 19-year-old Christopher Salazar Munoz, a second-semes...

Gun Brandishing on Campus

October 20, 2015

Los Rios Police Department reported an on-campus gun brandishing on Oct. 19, according to a crime bulletin. Two females reported that four males approached them in parking lot D around 9:45 p.m. One suspect pulled out a handgun and asked one female to get off her cell phone. The suspects then laughed and walked away towa...

Police seek suspect after parking lot battery

Nick Valenzuela, Staff writer

March 5, 2015

Cosumnes River College police are on the lookout for a suspect after a female student was assaulted in parking lot C on the evening of March 4. According to a crime bulletin released by the police department, the male suspect fled on foot toward Calvine road after slapping the female victim in the face during a verbal argument...

Zala Ahmadzaa speaks at Cosumnes River College about her experience studying Urdu abroad through the Critical Language Scholarship program.

State-funded program offers students unique opportunity to travel abroad

February 28, 2015

Students who find themselves unable to participate in Los Rios’ study abroad program may have an opportunity...

EXCELerate Program promises to keep CRC students community college stay at two years

Heather Kemp, Staff Writer

August 23, 2014

      A unique program has launched this semester aimed at speeding up the time selected students spend at the community college level, taking advantage of the facilities offered by the Cosumnes River College Elk Grove Center. The EXCELerate Program guarantees that participating students will be...

Elk Grove citizens have unique opportunity in their community

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

September 5, 2013

If you have ever been interested in the procedures and techniques used by local law enforcement, then the Elk Grove Police Department wants you. Starting Sept. 11 the EGPD will be holding a 13 week program known as the Citizens’ Academy. This 13 week program is designed to inform and teach interested residents about the vario...

Societies relationship with what we consume is highlight of new One Book

Societies relationship with what we consume is highlight of new One Book

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

September 3, 2013

Each year a new book is chosen for One Book and the campus reads the book while partaking in various e...

Bookstore and Foundation to raffle off textbook scholarships for students

Emily Collins, Staff Writer

August 30, 2013

Most students could use a helping hand when it comes to covering the cost of textbooks and supplies and 25 students will get that opportunity on Wednesday. The Cosumnes River College Foundation and the Hawks Nest bookstore will be awarding textbook scholarships in the form of a gift card to the bookstore worth $300 each. T...

District prepares to make big changes in email service

Nick Valenzuela, [email protected]

May 27, 2013

The Los Rios community college district has chosen to move to Google’s Gmail as its email service of choice after long using its signature iMail. The change comes after a district committee’s decision that iMail is unfit to keep up with technological advancement. On June 1 iMail will be replaced by Gmail, but students are ab...

Registration priority gets an overhaul in fall 2014

Josh Slowiczek, News Editor

April 4, 2013

Changes to California Community Colleges priority registration enrollment are set to take effect statewide in the fall term of 2014 as part of approved legislation from the California Community Colleges Board of Governors. The legislation creates three levels for priority registration and was designed to ensure that students...

News Brief: Opportunity for students to make a career connection

Emily Collins, Connection Staff

March 29, 2013

Cosumnes River College is hosting an Internship Information Fair in partnership with Senator Darrell Steinberg on April 9, according to a press release. Students will have the opportunity to meet with top professionals in a variety of career fields, learn about various organizations and professions and learn how to apply...

Campus children’s center prepares for fall enrollment

Emily Collins, Connection Staff

March 17, 2013

Applications to receive child care services at Cosumnes River College in the Child Development Center during the fall semester will be available the first week of May. The services are available for any parent who is in school, is working or both. Applications can be picked up from and returned to the CDC. “The applications...

Priority application approaching for London study abroad program

Josh Slowiczek, News Editor

March 12, 2013

The Northern California Study Abroad Consortium program for the fall 2013 semester in London is fast approaching its priority application deadline of April 19. The program offers students from Cosumnes River College, and other campuses in the consortium, the opportunity to live and study in London for a period of four months,...

Student robbed at gunpoint near Calvine entrance

Josh Slowiczek, News Editor

March 8, 2013

A Cosumnes River College student was robbed at gunpoint on the evening of March 7 while walking along Calvine Road just east of the campus entrance, according to a Los Rios Police Department campus crime bulletin. The robbery occurred around 9:30 p.m. when an unknown suspect armed with a semi-automatic handgun, wearing a...

Students and faculty prepare to march on the capitol for financial relief

Students and faculty prepare to march on the capitol for financial relief

March 1, 2013

The cost of textbooks are on the rise and this year the 2013 March to Advocate Rebuilding California’s...

Scholarships aim to help students’ financial woes

Zach Hannigan, Editor-In-Chief

January 28, 2013

Scholarship season has begun at Cosumnes River College and will run until March 8, according to the school’s website. The campus is offering 91 scholarships in total, which will be given to students on criteria such as GPA, number of units enrolled or completed and major, said Administrative Assistant Robin Montanez, who...

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