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NBA player Jason Collins comes out of the closet

Scott Redmond, [email protected]

May 10, 2013

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

Fans and players alike have been wondering what would happen if a player in professional sports were to come out of the closet, and now the question will be answered. Washington Wizards’ center Jason Collins now has the distinction of being the first active player in pro sports to come out as gay, when he made the announc...

Embracing obesity quickly and cheaply right at your doorstep

Embracing obesity quickly and cheaply right at your doorstep

May 10, 2013

Ever since Morgan Spurlock’s film “Supersize Me” was released in 2004, knowledge of the  low qu...

Vet Tech event brings more than just animals to homes, but awareness as well

Vet Tech event brings more than just animals to homes, but awareness as well

May 10, 2013

Rays of sunshine beat down on the north soccer fields of Cosumnes River College on April 28 as Odin r...

Hawks’ avoid the ninth inning upset against Beavers

Hawks’ avoid the ninth inning upset against Beavers

May 9, 2013

The atmosphere was set for baseball at Conway Field as the Cosumnes River College Hawks welcomed the...

Iron Man blasts into theaters with a lot of hype

Iron Man blasts into theaters with a lot of hype

May 9, 2013

The wealthy and witty Tony Stark and his iron suits blast into box offices for the third time in Iron...

Communities rally for sexual predators instead of supporting victims

Kevin Frodahl, Connection Staff

May 7, 2013

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

Sports are an important part of American culture, but the way Americans embrace sports and athletes is in terrible need of revision. Over the last few years, public attention has been drawn again and again to incidences of horrific sexual misconduct on the part of both athletes and faculty members. While the victims, towns...

New senate bill proposes partial restoration of funding to DSPS and EOPS

May 4, 2013

Students, staff, faculty and advocates from across the state gathered together at the California State...

Grading the graders?

April 28, 2013

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

Mandated reporting regulation protects minors on campus

Elizabeth Witt, Connection Staff

April 28, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

Each year, children under the age of 18 suffer from various types of abuse or neglect at home or in school and in many cases no one is told about it. Sexual harassment or assault, physical and emotional abuse and neglect are all serious issues, but many children will not tell anyone that these things are happening to them ...

The age old tale of Barbie and the body proportions of women

The age old tale of Barbie and the body proportions of women

April 27, 2013

Many young girls love to play with Barbie dolls, dressing her up, brushing her hair and playing out a v...

‘Gears of War’ prequel campaign stumbles and falters, but multiplayer saves game in the end

‘Gears of War’ prequel campaign stumbles and falters, but multiplayer saves game in the end

April 27, 2013

“Gears of War: Judgment,” which launched on March 19 is the first game in the series developed by...

Watch what you eat, not your thighs

Brittany Patrick, Connection Staff

April 27, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Oh, ever-coveted thigh gap, how you have begun to consume the minds and bodies of women. You know, when you stand with your legs together, but there is nothing but blissful space between your legs. This desire has begun to run rampant in women all over the U.S. with sites dedicated to “the gap” such as The Chive and Twitter. But...

College scorecard takes education a step in the wrong direction

College scorecard takes education a step in the wrong direction

April 27, 2013

Once again, the Student Success Task Force is doing what it does best: attempting to improve community...

Risky lifestyles and apps go hand in hand

Risky lifestyles and apps go hand in hand

April 26, 2013

Life is full of risks and choices that have to be made without knowing the outcomes, but technology has...

Local teacher brings new alternative for Elk Grove youths

Local teacher brings new alternative for Elk Grove youths

Scott Redmond & Oswaldo Guzman, Connection Staff

April 25, 2013

Filed under Features, Profiles

Finding activities that don't cost an arm and leg is a constant quest for the stereotypical broke college...

Students network through their love of anthropology

Students network through their love of anthropology

April 25, 2013

Over 150 years have passed since the times of the Gold Rush in California, yet pieces of that past an...

Earth week keynote gives a glimpse into the past

Earth week keynote gives a glimpse into the past

April 25, 2013

Two professors from the University of California, Davis, Martha Macri and Bruce Winterhalder, spoke on the...

Universal design offers new pathway to education

Universal design offers new pathway to education

April 25, 2013

A new pre-algebra class at Cosumnes River College may provide a glimpse into the future of education...

Hawks rally late, but fall to the Pirates

Hawks rally late, but fall to the Pirates

April 23, 2013

The Cosumnes River College Hawks' late inning rally fell short, as the visiting Modesto Junior Colle...

History professor appointed as Ambassador of Rwanda

History professor appointed as Ambassador of Rwanda

April 19, 2013

-UPDATE: A correction was made to this story on 4/23/2013- In January, history professor Mathilde Mu...

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