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Young motherhood provides its own challenges

Emily Collins, [email protected]

May 11, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

Being a parent is not the easiest thing to do. Changing diapers, preparing bottles and sleepless nights are just a few of the things that parents face when they have a baby. Research, including “Counting It Up- The Public Cost of Teen Childbearing: Key Data,” released in June 2011, has shown that becoming pregnant while ...

New senate bill proposes partial restoration of funding to DSPS and EOPS

May 4, 2013

Students, staff, faculty and advocates from across the state gathered together at the California State...

Grading the graders?

April 28, 2013

California Community Colleges leaders unveiled a new Student Success Scorecard on April 9 that will allow stude...

Mandated reporting regulation protects minors on campus

Elizabeth Witt, Connection Staff

April 28, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

Each year, children under the age of 18 suffer from various types of abuse or neglect at home or in school and in many cases no one is told about it. Sexual harassment or assault, physical and emotional abuse and neglect are all serious issues, but many children will not tell anyone that these things are happening to them ...

Universal design offers new pathway to education

Universal design offers new pathway to education

April 25, 2013

A new pre-algebra class at Cosumnes River College may provide a glimpse into the future of education...

Assembly Bill aims to increase financial aid

Nick Valenzuela, Connection Staff

April 18, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

California community college students struggling with financial aid may soon receive assistance in obtaining FAFSA and Pell Grant funds thanks to a bill recently introduced to the California State Assembly. California Assemblyman Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) has created Assembly Bill 606, a bill that, if passed, would requir...

Binge drinking brings health risks for college students

Sean Thomas, Connection Staff

April 11, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

For millions of college students across the nation the weekends mean one thing: a chance to party. After waking up following another night of heart thumping music, raucous new faces and copious amounts of alcohol, it usually takes 24-year-old psychology major Romero a few minutes to gather her surroundings and bearings. Sh...

Surviving the fall: How Disabled Students Programs and Services is adjusting to decreased state funding

Surviving the fall: How Disabled Students Programs and Services is adjusting to decreased state funding

April 9, 2013

On July 28, 2009, former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and state legislators enacted the 2009-2010 California...

Campus goes green celebrating Earth Day with various events

Courtney Rich, Connection Staff

April 9, 2013

Filed under Campus, Issues, News

Earth Week will start on Wednesday April 17 this year, while Earth Day will be observed on April 22. The focus of this year’s Earth Week is climate change and how it changes the world, according to Earth Day Network. As scheduled on Cosumnes River College’s website, April 18 will start the week with a showing of the fi...

Changes in summer courses begins summer 2013

Emily Collins, Connection Staff

April 8, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

Students can begin enrolling in summer semester classes at Cosumnes River College based on their priority level beginning April 22. When searching the class schedule for the summer semester, students may notice a decrease in the number and type of courses that will be available. “We’ve gone to one full academic year...

Annual march hopes to raise awareness on immigration issues

Annual march hopes to raise awareness on immigration issues

April 7, 2013

As the overcast sky loomed over Southside park in Downtown Sacramento, the chants of “Sí se puede (ye...

Contraception the focus of Women’s History Month event

Courtney Rich, Connection Staff

April 4, 2013

Filed under Campus, Issues, News

Students at Cosumnes River College gathered in LRC-103 on March 19 to watch a documentary called “The Pill,” detailing the controversy surrounding women’s contraception. The film explores the history of women’s birth control and Margaret Sanger, a women’s rights advocate of the 1950s. “This, the pill, being...

Armed Forces temporarily shuts down tuition assistance program

Armed Forces temporarily shuts down tuition assistance program

March 29, 2013

On March 8, 2013 the United States Air Force, Army, and Marines collectively decided to cut off tuition...

Reading a priority as children’s center nears book goals

Emily Collins, Connection Staff

March 15, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

The Child Development Center set a goal to read 500 books to the children who attend their center within 100 days in an effort to provide and encourage exposure to a variety of literature. The idea is an expansion upon the goal made last semester by Kim Stevenson, a teacher of 4-year-olds, to read 100 books to the children...

Online education expansion could provide lifeline to students

Online education expansion could provide lifeline to students

March 7, 2013

Students at California colleges may have greater opportunity to attend high-demand classes if Gov. Jerry...

Clearer path to university, transfer degree gains momentum

Clearer path to university, transfer degree gains momentum

March 1, 2013

Each semester, students from Cosumnes River College and other lower division institutions transfer to...

‘Poetic Voices’ marks celebration of black history

‘Poetic Voices’ marks celebration of black history

Elizabeth Witt, Opinion Editorial Assistant

March 1, 2013

Filed under Campus, Issues, News

Students and staff trickled into the Recital Hall at Cosumnes River College to observe Black History...

‘Five Broken Cameras’ brings focus to Israeli and Palestinian conflict

Cody Durham, Sports Editor

March 1, 2013

Filed under Campus, Issues, News

“Five Broken Cameras” was shown to a dozen Cosumnes River College students in a small classroom on Feb. 21. The film is a part of CRC’s Global Films series and provided viewers with the harsh reality between Palestinian and Israeli relations. “The series has been happening for several years and each year it has...

Film series gives a view ‘Behind the Hatred’

Sean Thomas, Online Editorial Assistant

March 1, 2013

Filed under Campus, Issues, News

Students, parents and faculty alike gathered together for the first entry of the spring semester in the Cosumnes River College’s exploring global cultures film series on Feb. 5. Political science and global studies professor Martin Morales presented the film, “Behind the Hatred: Roots of the Conflict” in the L-111 forum....

Obama’s College Scorecard greeted with mixed reviews

Zach Hannigan, Editor In Chief

February 28, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

The White House released its interactive College Scorecard following President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech on Feb. 12. Obama delivered on his promise for the scorecard that creates a system to rank the educational value of American colleges and universities. However, that is where the problem lies for Los...

Academic Integrity is more than not cheating

Academic Integrity is more than not cheating

February 26, 2013

The Academic Integrity Committee is a group of faculty and administrators at Cosumnes River College committed...

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