The Connection

  • #CRCcampus: Want to share your photos and tweets with us? Use the hashtag #CRCcampus

Pathways offers students a quicker path for transferring

Dario Lizarraga and Stevie Gutierrez

November 14, 2018

Filed under Campus, News

College officials are working on plans to help students transfer through Cosumnes River College’s Guided Pathways Program. Pathways is a program that is designed to get students to complete the necessary classes needed for their specific major and enable them to transfer out of community college or complete their degree at ...

Students can now send texts to 911 for emergencies

Crick Fulencheck, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

Filed under Campus, Community, Crime, News

The Sacramento Police Department released a feature that allows people to text 911. As of Oct.17, users can send an emergency text when they feel unsafe or unable to call 911. This came as a response to the phone system being down for more than 12 hours on Oct. 11, leaving no way for citizens to contact emergency service...

Sac City College struggles to recover from racist graffiti

Dario Lizarraga, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

Filed under Campus, Community, Crime, News

The month of October saw the Sacramento City College campus facing graffiti incidents that involved derogatory language and symbols, such as racial slurs and swastikas.   Concerns were raised to the college administration at SCC about how the matter was handled, with students protesting on the campus and writing...

College district adds $20 student fee for health services

Marysol Olvera, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

Filed under Campus, Health, News

The Los Rios colleges are now adding better health services, including new reproductive and mental health services, available on campus and district wide starting next semester. College Nurse Michelle Barkley said the new student health services will be fully implemented next fall and is being provisionally put into effect...

Political science department holds election forum to help inform students

Stevie Gutiererz, News Editor

November 4, 2018

Filed under Campus, News

The political science department held a pre-election forum on Oct. 30 in BS-129. The event was presented by professors Daniel Aseltine, Elizabeth Huffman, Martin Morales and the Dean of Humanities and Social Science Tonya Williams. They touched on various topics such as the importance of voting, California races and increase...

CRC student files lawsuit against Los Rios District

Victoria Blanco and Max Connor, Staff Writers

October 22, 2018

Filed under Campus, News

Cosumnes River College student Iris Perez filed a lawsuit against the Los Rios Community College District, the Los Rios Federation of Teachers Union and former Los Rios employee Hoyt Fong. The lawsuit alleges that Perez suffered emotional distress, negligence, gender violence and assault after being sexually harassed by Fong, a f...

Dream Center provides resources for undocumented community

Marysol Olvera, Staff Writer

October 21, 2018

Filed under Campus, Community, News

The Dream Center hosted its first ever resource event for undocumented students on campus. The event was on Oct. 11 in the WINN Center and featured booths for different organizations from across the community. “This is the first of many more,” said Oscar Plascencia Mendoza, head event coordinator. “It will take u...

Hawk Spot offers support to students

Hawk Spot offers support to students

October 21, 2018

The Cosumnes River College’s Hawk Spot is a student-operated food pantry in partnership with the Elk Grove Food Bank that provides food for student on ca...

Child development center helps student parents

Max Connor, Editor in Chief, Sports Editor

October 5, 2018

Filed under Campus, Community, News

When a student walks onto campus from the parking garage at Cosumnes River College, they pass an outdoor play area often bustling with children laughing and playing but what they don’t see is the relief of parents who are able to attend college because of the subsidized child care they are being provided. Many parents wh...

Professors give historical lecture surrounding the year 1968

Professors give historical lecture surrounding the year 1968

October 4, 2018

Students gathered to join a panel of professors to discuss events that occurred in the year 1968 throu...

New program promises to cover tuition costs for first time students

Dario Lizarraga, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018

Filed under Campus, Community, News

First-time community college students can now have their first year of tuition paid for due to a new state program. The Los Rios Promise Program waives the tuition costs of the first year for new, full-time students. To be eligible, students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 units and submitted a FAFSA or Dream Act applicatio...

Student delivers lecture on homeless people living in Sacramento

Student delivers lecture on homeless people living in Sacramento

October 3, 2018

A Cosumnes River College student presented a lecture in the WINN Center on homelessness in Sacramento o...

Dream Center offers support for undocumented students

Dream Center offers support for undocumented students

October 3, 2018

The Dream Center is a student service on campus where undocumented students can get resources for immigrati...

Police raise awareness for campus safety

Police raise awareness for campus safety

Lilianna Ordaz, Opinions Editor

October 1, 2018

Filed under Campus, Community, News, Top Stories

The campus hosted an event for National Campus Safety Awareness on Sept. 11. Students and faculty pa...

Guest speaker informs students about human trafficking

Guest speaker informs students about human trafficking

October 1, 2018

Spokesperson Melissa Zapata came to Cosumnes River College to inform a crowd of about 100 people  a...

Candidate forum for student government kicks off in quad

Steven Gutierrez Jr., News Editor

September 25, 2018

Filed under Campus, News

The Associated Students of Cosumnes River College held a candidate forum on Wednesday in the quad to present the three students who are running for student government positions. The three students running for open seats on the ASCRC  are 21 year-old theater major Ahriana Levingston, who’s running for student president, 18-ye...

Online textbooks have many benefits for students

Online textbooks have many benefits for students

September 4, 2018

California Gov. Jerry Brown approved Assembly Bill 2385 on Aug. 27, which is aimed at reducing text...

Event raises sexual harassment awareness

Event raises sexual harassment awareness

May 10, 2018

April was Sexual Assault Awareness Month and in the wake of the Iris Perez’s story of being sexual...

Campus offers tips to students with undecided majors

Chi Nguyen, Writer

May 7, 2018

Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

The campus held an event titled “Undecided but You can Fight it” on April 16th in the cafeteria to help students that have undecided majors find ones that are suitable for them when attending college. The event was planned and organized by Cosumnes River College student ambassadors from the Student Life and Leadership Cen...

California Geographical Society Conference returns to campus

California Geographical Society Conference returns to campus

May 2, 2018

The California Geographical Society held its 72nd annual conference in CRC on April 27. The opening of the c...

Math and English placements to be re-evaluated

Math and English placements to be re-evaluated

May 2, 2018

The Los Rios Community College District have implemented a new method on placement testings for placi...

The award-winning news site of Cosumnes River College
Campus