The Connection

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

Editorial: Bachelors degrees belong at community colleges

Editorial Staff

April 12, 2014

From an impressive architecture program housed in the Winn Center, which a former student helped design, and a cutting edge photography program that includes an associate degree and multiple certificate programs, CRC is one of the premiere colleges that should add a new program to its already large list of impressive offering...

Students who attend Cosumnes River College visit the tables set up by various four-year colleges in preparation for transfer at the fall Transfer Day Fair in September 2013. Attending a two-year college similar to CRC gives students a leg up educationally and financially when they transfer to the next level of education.

Two-year schools provide alternative to high student debt

March 16, 2014

At four-year colleges across California, in 2012, 52 percent of students had an average of $20,269 in...

Lone goal leads CRC past San Joaquin in first round of playoffs

Cosumnes River College Hawks sophomore forward Alyssa Hanks battled for control of the ball against a San Joaquin Delta College defender in their playoff game on Nov. 23. Hanks scored the lone goal of the game.

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

November 24, 2013

Heavily bundled, a small crowd braved the cold night to watch the women’s soccer team take on the San ...

One year later: What Proposition 30 is funding

Zach Hannigan and Stephan Starnes

November 4, 2013

With the passage of Proposition 30 in the 2012 November elections, California saw an increase in sales tax of a quarter of a cent and an increase in income tax on those earning more than $250,000 annually for the next seven years Some of that extra funding from the added tax was slated to go to California community colleges to “p...

Grading the graders?

April 28, 2013

California Community Colleges leaders unveiled a new Student Success Scorecard on April 9 that will allow stude...

Armed Forces temporarily shuts down tuition assistance program

Armed Forces temporarily shuts down tuition assistance program

March 29, 2013

On March 8, 2013 the United States Air Force, Army, and Marines collectively decided to cut off tuition...

California Proposition 38 looks to restore K-12 funding

Latisha Gibson, Connection Staff

October 25, 2012

If Proposition 38 is passed, schools from K-12 will have their funding restored and expanded, according to the official voter information guide.Proposition 38 raises $10 billion a year for schools, puts it into a secure trust fund that politicians can’t touch and distributes the money evenly on a per-child basis to every publ...

The gym that almost never was

The gym that almost never was

Zach Hannigan, Connection Staff

October 18, 2012

When it opened in 1970, Cosumnes River College didn’t have much to boast about other than being surr...

Community Colleges of California choose new Chancellor

Osay Ogbebor, Connection Staff

October 8, 2012

Former Los Rios Community College District Chancellor Dr. Brice Harris was named the 15th California Community Colleges Chancellor on Sept. 26 by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors. He will be responsible for leading the 72 districts in California and representing the 112 community colleges, the largest...

California Community Colleges’ budget hinges on Proposition 30

Editorial Staff

September 27, 2012

California Community Colleges will cut $338 million in the event that Proposition 30 fails to pass in the November election, CCC Acting Chancellor Erik Skinner said during a conference call held for student newspapers on Sept. 26. Proposition 30 calls for a raise in sales tax by one-fourth of a cent for four years and an...

Repeatability legislation to limit retaking classes in June

Josh Slowiczek, Connection Staff

September 27, 2012

Thinking about re-taking one of your favorite classes? Well you should consider taking it this coming spring because as of June 1, the repeatability of certain courses will no longer be permitted in the Los Rios district. Repeatability of active participation courses, such as classes in physical education, visual arts, performing...

Associated Students of Cosumnes River College provide voice for students

Scott Redmond, Connection Staff

September 10, 2012

The Associated Students of Cosumnes River College serve as the voice of the student body of the campus and operates under the direction of officers elected by the student body, according to the campus website. The Student Senate within the ASCRC, formerly known as the Associated Student Government, are advocates of the student...

The award-winning news site of Cosumnes River College
Community Colleges