The Connection

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

Students stay longer than planned at community colleges

Lola Chase, Staff

November 16, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Cosumnes River College is a two-year community college, but two years is a reality for few people. A 2012 study done on CRC showed that 7 percent of students graduated within that expected time frame, according to the College Navigator of National Center for Education Statistics. “I don’t think it is a two-year colle...

College president reflects on first year

College president reflects on first year

Ashley Navarro, Editor

November 6, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Most Recent, Profiles

Having the presidential role at a community college can be a daunting position, but Cosumnes River Co...

Students enter raffle to receive textbook scholarship

Students enter raffle to receive textbook scholarship

September 21, 2016

Cosumnes River College students waited in the heat, on Wednesday, Aug. 31, at the CRC fountain stage for the chance to hear their name ...

Art exhibit influences a positive image on African American community

Art exhibit influences a positive image on African American community

August 28, 2016

Cosumnes River College’s summer art exhibit, “The Black Effect: Race and Social Justice” which fea...

Los Rios Police encourage community effort to improve campus security

Matt Johnson and Courtney Fong

August 20, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, News

The Los Rios Police Department and campus officials are focused on making campus safety a campus-wide effort in the upcoming fall semester. There were three cases of sexual battery from Oct. 9, 2015 to May 4, 2016 and a sexual assault on Oct. 26, 2015, according to the LRPD’s crime bulletins. In each case, crime bulleti...

‘Arms and the Man’ tells story of love during war

Kayleen Carter, Staff

May 9, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus Life, Features, Reviews, Top Stories

Funny, touching and comedic, the theatre department of Cosumnes River College has done a splendid job of performing their latest play “Arms and the Man.” Although the title could mislead one to believe that the play would literally center around a man and his appendages, in reality the plot was in stark contrast. ...

Nutrition and horticulture department team up to make sustainable program

Courtney Fong, Staff

May 9, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Profiles, Top Stories

Cosumnes River College students will get the chance to do hands-on work in a live lab when a new nutrition certification program opens in fall 2017. Plant-based Nutrition and Sustainable Agriculture is a rare certification program because of how broad it is. Students will grow and prepare their own crops for consumpt...

Mardi Gras hits CRC with themed club fair

Ashley Navarro, Staff

April 13, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Clubs, Features, Most Recent

Cosumnes River College’s student clubs gathered together for a Mardi Gras themed event on March 31 to help promote themselves and potentially gain new members. Jazz-style music and the typical mardi gras decorations helped bring the event together. Students were dancing and participating in the activities set up such as spinning a...

Professor’s cookbook guides you through any level of healthy eating

Nicole Goodie, Staff

April 13, 2016

Filed under Features, Food, Most Recent, Reviews

Eating healthy is definitely easier said than done. All the complex recipes with ingredients you can hardly pronounce, the prep time and the idea of cutting out those favorite snacks can easily turn someone away. One cookbook has made it easier to transition into a healthier lifestyle. “The Foodie Bar Way” written by Nutritio...

New RPG ‘The Division’ impresses with post-apocalyptic New York setting

New RPG ‘The Division’ impresses with post-apocalyptic New York setting

March 23, 2016

A desolate city ruined by a pandemic called “Green Poison” causes survivors to find a cure while ...

CRC surpasses expectations in spring blood drive

Erica Trujillo, Staff

March 16, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Top Stories

Twice a semester Cosumnes River College holds a blood drive to encourage people to save lives by giving a quick pint of blood and then they can be on their way.  The incentive to donate is usually out of the kindness of a person’s heart and a free t-shirt. Blood Source, the company that hosts the blood drives, came out ...

‘Triangle’ tells story of labor rights in a new way

‘Triangle’ tells story of labor rights in a new way

March 10, 2016

The campus theatre department is in its final stages of preparation for their new production of “Tria...

Professor offers unique London experience

Professor offers unique London experience

March 10, 2016

Applications for the summer study abroad program are due on March 11. The program gives students a ch...

Black History Month ends with recognition and celebration

Kayleen Carter, Staff

March 3, 2016

Filed under Campus, Campus Life, Community, Features, News, Top Stories

Cosumnes River College’s annual Black History Month Awards Night was filled with dancing, singing, laughing and celebration as the final event for the month. The awards were hosted by the Black History Month Committee at CRC in the Recital Hall. There were about 60 honorees in attendance along with their family and frien...

CRC Art Gallery gets abstract with new exhibit

Courtney Fong, Staff

March 3, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus Life, Features, Top Stories

The Cosumnes River College Art Gallery reopens for its new art show “Chromatic Distortion” on March 5. The art show will feature abstract paintings from California artists Susan Aulik, Cherie Hacker and Kathleen Thompson. As the art gallery curator, art professor Yoshio Taylor chose the theme of the show, as well as the art...

Counseling office relaunches live chat option

Brennan Smith, Staff

March 1, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Most Recent

Students at Cosumnes River College now have an opportunity to chat with counselors via an online chat room on the CRC Website. Counselor Monica Cranston and human services professor Hoyt Fong said that the counseling department has been testing an online service that would help quickly answer students’ counseling question...

Student artist shows true self in new album

Student artist shows true self in new album

February 29, 2016

“My deepest fear is being average,” is just one lyric that embodies the ideals and lifestyle of up-...

‘Deadpool’ brings hope for better comic-to-film adaptions

‘Deadpool’ brings hope for better comic-to-film adaptions

February 29, 2016

Full of action-packed fun with a side of violence, “Deadpool” kicks off this year’s superhero mov...

Game designer captures natural beauty in ‘Firewatch’

Game designer captures natural beauty in ‘Firewatch’

February 29, 2016

A simply stunning environment and a story that will drive the player to finish the game in one sitti...

The award-winning news site of Cosumnes River College
community college