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Lassen College Cougars riddled with errors, give up a ‘W’ to CRC Hawks

Lassen College Cougars riddled with errors, give up a ‘W’ to CRC Hawks

February 23, 2013

The Cosumnes River Hawks capitalized on a number of errors by Lassen College and played good defense...

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...

The courts shouldn’t have to be the ones to ban sex offenders

Stephan Starnes, Connection Staff

February 19, 2013

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

A federal appeals court’s decision to call the sex offender ban on Facebook unconstitutional is a bit of an awkward situation. It’s unclear how social media fits into the 225-year-old document, but constitutionalism shouldn’t even be a factor. Mark Zuckerberg and every other brain behind Facebook should have instituted...

Hookah bar provides friendly staff and variety of flavors for Sacramento night life

Hookah bar provides friendly staff and variety of flavors for Sacramento night life

February 17, 2013

Relaxing atmosphere, great service and affordable hookah are now just a stone's throw away from Cosumnes...

Editorial: Online education is the future for community colleges

Editorial Staff

February 15, 2013

Filed under Editorials

Recession stricken colleges in California breathed a sigh of relief in November when Proposition 30 passed, signaling a more positive future for higher education in the Golden State. However, it’s a future that is poised to change greatly under the vision of Gov. Jerry Brown. Brown touts online learning and the use of...

Women’s basketball loses in tight contest against Diablo Valley

Brittany Patrick, Opinion Editor

February 14, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Diablo Valley Vikings challenged the Cosumnes River College Hawks at home on the annual Breast Cancer Awareness night, Feb. 12. The Hawks struggled from the tipoff, where Vikings’ freshman Annelise Ito took control, and passed the ball to sophomore teammate Wilicia Featherstone, who fired it back to Ito to charge down...

Men’s basketball loses to Diablo Valley in overtime

Mozes Zarate, Connection Staff

February 13, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Cosumnes River College men’s basketball team battled Diablo Valley College at home Tuesday night, their second confrontation with the Vikings in less than a month. In January, the Hawks left the Vikings’ court with a tightly contested victory 87-84. “I was on beat and I was ready to go,” said Hawks’ sophomore...

Hawks fail to sweep series against Skyline

Hawks fail to sweep series against Skyline

Scott Redmond, Online Editor

February 13, 2013

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Fresh off a win against Skyline College, the Hawks’ baseball team set out for a repeat as they took...

Hawks dominate in home opener against Skyline

Hawks dominate in home opener against Skyline

Cody Durham, Sports Editor

February 13, 2013

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Hawks’ baseball team crushed Skyline College in the home opener at the new Conway field on Feb....

Immigration is the foundation of America

Immigration is the foundation of America

February 7, 2013

America was built on the very foundation of immigration. The roots of this country reside in the fact...

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...

Boy Scout’s progress is not so progressive

Zach Hannigan, Editor-In-Chief

February 4, 2013

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

Progression is a word usually reserved for politics, but in the case of the Boy Scouts of America organization, it could be the very word that saves them. The BSA national board is considering lifting the ban on gay scouts and leaders and allowing local organizations to decide on the issue for themselves. The organization’s...

Pro/Con: Government and guns, an eternal debate

Jonathan Rich & Josh Slowiczek, Connection Staff

February 1, 2013

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

By Jonathan Rich Cold, hard steel ejecting copper shells and sending hot lead down range is a thrill and a way of life for most of us Americans who choose to use our right to bare arms. Smith and Wesson, Colt, Kimber and Remington are just a few of the companies that make up a $32 billion industry that supply me with all ...

Arming teachers arms students, this is not the answer

Britni Alford, Features Editor

January 29, 2013

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

The recent, tragic shooting of Newton, Conn. has raised many questions about the safety of our nation’s schools. Several schools have changed policies and reemphasized policies already in place, such as locking all classroom doors during school hours. Recently, there has been talk about providing guns in the classrooms....

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...

Love 4 Toys event helps CRC students fill their Christmas trees this season

Latisha Gibson, Connection Staff

December 15, 2012

Filed under Features

From food and coat drives to fundraisers, several organizations are helping the less fortunate during the holiday season to give back. College students here at Cosumnes River College have decided to put their head in the game and help out students around the campus with their child’s holiday wish list. Students of professor...

An Apple a day keeps user away

Latisha Gibson, Connection Staff

December 15, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Dear Apple, You suck! You tried so hard to be different with your sleek screen and multiple applications that your phone provides but now you’re losing your touch. Android comes out with an upgraded phone and tablet almost every month and now they came out with a phone and tablet that is giving you a run for you money. Don’t...

Ambitious CRC English Professor stands out from the crowd

Ambitious CRC English Professor stands out from the crowd

December 12, 2012

In an office full of life, colorful art decoration and random knick-knacks sporadically placed throughout...

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