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Split Decision: Equipped campus police provide safety

Christina Salomon, Connection Staff

December 5, 2011

Filed under Opinion

The media seems more likely to negatively sensationalize the actions of higher education officers than recognize the difficulty and often political nature of their job. In light of the recent event involving the use of chemical agents at the University of California, Davis, questions arose about what procedures campus officers...

Debt: a hefty load for graduates

Christina Salomon, Connection Staff

December 5, 2011

Filed under Opinion

The average student debt is more than $25,000 for those graduating in 2010, according to a report released early November from the Project on Student Debt at The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS). In California alone, 48 percent of students graduate with an average debt of $18,113, according to the report. The...

New film in series explores drug abuse

Christina Salomon, Connection Staff

December 3, 2011

Filed under News

This fall semester, Cosumnes River College’s Social Responsibility Committee is hosting a film series—You Are What You Eat: Pharmaceuticals. Documentaries already shown in the series were “Dangerous Prescription,” and “Money Talks: Profits before patient safety.” More recently on Nov. 15 the documentary “Generation...

Panthers maul Hawks in annual tournament

Panthers maul Hawks in annual tournament

November 17, 2011

Led by experienced sophomores and hoping to start the season off on a high note, the Cosumnes River ...

New campaign celebrates city diversity

Christina Salamon, Connection Staff

November 7, 2011

Filed under News

A citywide awareness campaign was launched in Elk Grove, aiming to bring together the community in a unified appreciation of their multi-cultural city, according to the city’s press release.Elk Grove Mayor Steve Detrick said this campaign is designed to “educate and celebrate the diversity that we have in Elk Grove.” “When you ...

Volleyball loses 10th straight game

Volleyball loses 10th straight game

Christina Salomon, Connection Staff

October 31, 2011

Filed under Sports

The Cosumnes River College volleyball team fought to the finish on Oct. 26 against the San Joaquin Delta...

Police arrest suspect for armed robbery on campus

Christina Salomon, Connection Staff

October 18, 2011

Filed under News

The male suspect of an armed robbery on campus Monday evening is in custody, according to a campus press release. A 20-year-old Cosumnes River College student was walking out to his car in parking lot A when he was threatened with a knife and asked to hand over his iPod Touch in hand, Police Capt. Cheryl Sears said. The...

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