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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...

California students march on the Capitol protesting higher education costs

March 4, 2013

A sea of students, educators and supporters stormed the steps of the California State Capitol Monday...

Gallery: Student signs from the MARCH in March

Gallery: Student signs from the MARCH in March

March 4, 2013

College students from all over California marched from Raley Field in West Sacramento to the State Capitol to...

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...

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...

DVD lecture series aims to educate on the effects of stress

Emily Collins, Features Editorial Assistant

March 1, 2013

Filed under News

Learning how stress interacts with different parts of your body, as well as the many effects stress can have on you are the topics covered in a weekly event presented by the Social Responsibility Committee. “Stress and Your Body” by Professor Robert Sapolsky is aired in the Center for the Advancement of Staff and Student...

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...

Students benefit from California Dream Act

Students benefit from California Dream Act

February 13, 2013

Undocumented immigrants are eligible for equal financial aid assistance as of Jan. 1. The California...

OneBook events encourage student discussion on serious themes

OneBook events encourage student discussion on serious themes

Nick Valenzuela, Connection Staff

February 13, 2013

Filed under Campus, News

Cosumnes River College’s OneBook project has invited students and faculty alike to read “The Immortal...

Famed civil rights activist comes to Cosumnes

Famed civil rights activist comes to Cosumnes

February 10, 2013

As staff and community members gathered together in the main gym at Cosumnes River College on Jan. 27,...

Website facilitating “sugar” relationships for college students

Mozes Zarate, Connection Staff

February 7, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

An emerging website prides itself in being the “Elite Sugar Daddy Dating Site,” where older singles seek to spoil sugar babies, younger and more attractive people, with gifts and finances in exchange for their company. The site SeekingArrangement coins the term “Mutually Beneficial Arrangements” when describing the...

New California laws protect users of social media

New California laws protect users of social media

February 5, 2013

A pair of bills signed by Gov. Jerry Brown in Sept. 2012 went into effect on Jan. 1, prohibiting colleges...

Sacramento marches for the dream

Sacramento marches for the dream

Scott Redmond, Online Editor

January 30, 2013

Filed under Campus, Issues, News

“I have a dream” are words from one of the most famous speeches given that has endured so that fif...

Scholarships aim to help students’ financial woes

Zach Hannigan, Editor-In-Chief

January 28, 2013

Filed under Briefs, News

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...

Chancellor tackles budget and more at CRC convocation

Chancellor tackles budget and more at CRC convocation

Josh Slowiczek, News Editor

January 25, 2013

Filed under Campus, News

The newly appointed Los Rios Community College District chancellor Brian King, Ph.D., delivered his first...

Social media becomes new life line

Social media becomes new life line

December 12, 2012

Twitter was once mainly used for the world to post daily nonsense, obscene pictures and wacky status...

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