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Men’s tennis battles in last home matches of season, lose to Fresno City

Men’s tennis battles in last home matches of season, lose to Fresno City

Kevin Frodahl, Copy Editor

March 24, 2013

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

The Cosumnes River College men’s tennis team took on the Fresno City College Rams at CRC Tuesday, but...

CRC honors students during Black History Month

Latisha Gibson, Connection Staff

March 22, 2013

Filed under Campus Life, Features

As Black History Month came to an end, it was only natural that focus shifted to honoring the next generation and their accomplishments Cosumnes River College celebrated their 14th Annual Honors Program by recognizing outstanding students of African descent with the grade point average of 3.1 or better, according to the even...

Campus clubs gather to show their spirit

Campus clubs gather to show their spirit

March 20, 2013

It appeared to be a miniature carnival on campus with people yelling, games being played and even a p...

Editorial: Community colleges hurt by proposed unit cap

Editorial Staff

March 18, 2013

Filed under Editorials

Aspects of Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget proposal for 2013-14 may keep California’s once thriving public education system alive, but the 90 unit cap he’s suggested will remove the very roots which community colleges have grown from. If enacted, this legislation will require any California community college student who has...

Freshman pitcher leads Hawks past Diablo Valley

Freshman pitcher leads Hawks past Diablo Valley

March 17, 2013

As the north wind began to pick up and the dirt in the infield whisked around the players’ eyes, Cosumnes...

Elk Grove indie band steps into spotlight

March 15, 2013

In a crammed living room in suburbia, folk songs of heartache and human experience filled the practice...

Cosumnes River College hosts keynote speaker in honor of women’s history month

Cosumnes River College hosts keynote speaker in honor of women’s history month

March 14, 2013

A researcher at the University of California, Davis, Jen Pokorny, who holds a doctorate in psychology,...

Hawks’ hope for a comeback late in game against Yuba College

Hawks’ hope for a comeback late in game against Yuba College

March 13, 2013

The Cosumnes River College Hawks’ softball game against Yuba College on March 9 was different from...

An increase in player safety is a necessary evil

Sean Thomas, Connection Staff

March 13, 2013

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

The amount of injuries in the NFL has been a source of great concern the past few years, and with good reason. Facing congressional hearings and hundreds of lawsuits brought against the NFL by thousands of former players, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has had no choice but to make a strong effort to improve player safety. On...

Ethics in medical study is focus of latest One Book event

Kevin Frodahl, Connection Staff

March 8, 2013

Filed under Campus, News

Students assembled for a lecture by biology professor Julie Oliver, called “Syphilis and the Tuskegee Study,” that covered the horrors of the infamous Tuskegee experiment, as part of the One Book project series in science room 308 at Cosumnes River College Feb. 25. The Tuskegee experiment was a chapter of American history...

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...

Hawks get blown out in first league game

Victor Macias, Connection Staff

March 5, 2013

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Cosumnes River Hawks looked to extend their five-game winning streak as they opened Big 8 Conference play at home tuesday versus their heated rivals Sacramento City Panthers in a much anticipated matchup on March 5th. Freshman pitcher Zach Stilwell took the mound for the Hawks and Sophomore pitcher Ben Brooks got the...

California students march on the Capitol protesting higher education costs

March 5, 2013

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

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...

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...

Editorial: Governor’s budget proposal won’t work for community colleges

Editorial: Governor’s budget proposal won’t work for community colleges

February 26, 2013

In his 2013-14 budget, Gov. Jerry Brown proposed the idea to fund community colleges based on the amount...

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...

The fate of Olympic wrestling is in the hands of the IOC

Sean Thomas, Connection Staff

February 21, 2013

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

The International Olympic Committee made the decision to remove wrestling from the list of 25 core events scheduled for the 2020 Olympics on Feb. 5, sparking outrage and confusion from the athletic community. The IOC dropped wrestling in favor of keeping the modern pentathlon, taekwondo and field hockey, and will be adding...

Hawks come out victorious in hard-fought game, split series with Giants

Hawks come out victorious in hard-fought game, split series with Giants

Scott Redmond, Online Editor

February 20, 2013

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Coming off of a three-game losing streak, the Cosumnes River College Hawks were able to pull out a win...

Baseball team drops the first of two games against the Giants

Baseball team drops the first of two games against the Giants

February 20, 2013

Poor defense and even poorer pitch control doomed the Hawks as they dropped the first of a two-game series...

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