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Students learn failure can be positive

Students learn failure can be positive

Brusly Voong, Staff Writer

November 3, 2013

Filed under Campus Life, Features

The Orchard room at Cosumnes River College on Oct. 25 was alive and well as a full crowd was on hand ...

Restaurant serves up great meals for fair price

Restaurant serves up great meals for fair price

November 3, 2013

Looking for great and inexpensive Middle Eastern food with an American flair? Then Kabob and Gyro Gri...

Grandpa behaves badly in newest ‘Jackass’ movie

Grandpa behaves badly in newest ‘Jackass’ movie

November 2, 2013

Johnny Knoxville, the creators of the MTV franchise “Jackass” along with Paramount Pictures are back at ...

A brand new four-year journey?

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

October 31, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

Community colleges have long been the first step for many students into a world of higher education as they complete the first two years of higher education before moving onto the four-year universities, but what if a student never had to leave their community college to earn a higher degree? California Community Colleges Chancellor...

Doctor and author educates campus on the benefits of a starch filled diet

Doctor and author educates campus on the benefits of a starch filled diet

October 31, 2013

Dr. John McDougall, author of the book “The Starch Solution,” spoke to a packed room about how pe...

Hawks defeat rival Sacramento City in conference showdown

Hawks defeat rival Sacramento City in conference showdown

Emanuel Espinoza, Staff Writer

October 29, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The women's soccer team squared off against conference rival Sacramento City College Panthers on Oct. 25. ...

Editorial: Students should take advantage of the Affordable Care Act

Connection Staff

October 18, 2013

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

On paper, it seems like a simple concept, but when it comes to politics it becomes a bit more sticky. As of Oct. 1, the United States has tried their hand at that very concept, universal health care through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. With that implementation, has come many que...

The Online Classroom

Josh Slowiczek and Amari Gaffney

October 5, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

Cosumnes River College has seen an increase in the presence and availability of online and Desire2Learn supported courses, a technologically-based style of teaching known as distance education. This growing trend of distance education at CRC was addressed in the Substantive Change Proposal, a report presented to the Los Rios Boa...

Assembly bill reaches governor’s desk

Brusly Voong, Staff Writer

October 5, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

Students at six California community colleges will have the opportunity to accelerate their educational goals with greater access to high-demand classes if Assembly Bill 955 passes. The bill was proposed by Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, on Feb. 22, and creates a pilot program between the six colleges. Students at...

Lone goal seals Santa Rosa’s win over the Hawks

Lone goal seals Santa Rosa’s win over the Hawks

Emily Collins, Staff Writer

September 29, 2013

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The conference opener is an important game, no matter which sport you are playing. The Cosumnes River C...

September 25, 2013

Spending four years, or more, to pursue a degree while racking up debt is nothing surprising when it...

Sharing is only a few seconds away with phone app

Sharing is only a few seconds away with phone app

Emily Collins, Staff Writer

September 25, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

Sending a picture to one of your friends can sometimes be cumbersome. You have to click on the photo,...

Coming full circle

Coming full circle

Emily Collins, Staff Writer

September 24, 2013

Filed under Features, Profiles

Starting a new position can sometimes be intimidating; becoming familiar with your surroundings, co-w...

Editorial: College students should protect themselves from identity theft

Editorial Staff

September 22, 2013

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

As if we didn’t already have enough on our plates, identity theft is becoming more and more of an issue for college students. Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States, costing victims more than $5 billion annually, according to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. Research has ...

CRC places second in tournament at home

CRC places second in tournament at home

September 20, 2013

In Cosumnes River College’s mini tournament against College of the Siskiyous and De Anza College on F...

Elk Grove Center open for business

Elk Grove Center open for business

September 19, 2013

The bright sun and strong wind that blew foreshadowed new opportunities as Cosumnes River College’s ...

Hawks remain undefeated coming out of weekend tournament

Hawks remain undefeated coming out of weekend tournament

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

September 9, 2013

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

Spectators huddled under the minimal shade of umbrellas with the noon sun directly overhead as the Hawks...

Elk Grove Farmers Market provides fresh fruit and more for the community

Elk Grove Farmers Market provides fresh fruit and more for the community

September 6, 2013

With the rear hatch popped, they sat quietly together in the back of their jeep. There was a week’s w...

What’s the P(Rx)oblem?

What’s the P(Rx)oblem?

May 29, 2013

Throughout the course of the semester, many college students across the state of California are faced wi...

District prepares to make big changes in email service

Nick Valenzuela, [email protected]

May 27, 2013

Filed under Briefs, News

The Los Rios community college district has chosen to move to Google’s Gmail as its email service of choice after long using its signature iMail. The change comes after a district committee’s decision that iMail is unfit to keep up with technological advancement. On June 1 iMail will be replaced by Gmail, but students are ab...

Former student continues education from behind bars

Former student continues education from behind bars

May 17, 2013

Behind the barricades of concrete and barbed wire circling the Rio Cosumnes Correctional Facility on ...

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