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Assembly Bill aims to increase financial aid

Nick Valenzuela, Connection Staff

April 18, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

California community college students struggling with financial aid may soon receive assistance in obtaining FAFSA and Pell Grant funds thanks to a bill recently introduced to the California State Assembly. California Assemblyman Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) has created Assembly Bill 606, a bill that, if passed, would requir...

Flying the not so friendly skies

Flying the not so friendly skies

April 16, 2013

Since the terrorist attacks in 2001, the U.S. has been devoted to national security and the safety of...

What you weigh is the price you pay on Samoa Air

What you weigh is the price you pay on Samoa Air

April 16, 2013

Sorry ladies, if you’re planning on travelling via Samoa Air any time soon, you may want to pack light,...

Admired professor and coach leaves behind legacy as retirement approaches

Admired professor and coach leaves behind legacy as retirement approaches

April 15, 2013

Over his 41 years at Cosumnes River College, kinesiology professor Travis Parker has pushed students...

Hawks’ softball wins close game against Modesto

Hawks’ softball wins close game against Modesto

April 15, 2013

Coming off a loss Saturday against Sierra College, the Cosumnes River softball team took the field at...

Is the crown too heavy?

Is the crown too heavy?

April 15, 2013

In baseball, winning the big championship is mountains above all other achievements. The final pitch...

Hawks fail to win series against San Joaquin Delta

Hawks fail to win series against San Joaquin Delta

April 15, 2013

In a tense, defense heavy game, the Cosumnes River Hawk’s sought to defeat the San Joaquin Delta...

Hawks’ pitcher wins Student Athlete of the Month

Hawks’ pitcher wins Student Athlete of the Month

Oswaldo Guzman, Connection Staff

April 15, 2013

Filed under Baseball, Sports

With a go getter attitude and an admirable commitment to the team, it is no wonder Cosumnes River College...

Piecing together a history of Old Sacramento

Zach Hannigan, Editor In Chief

April 13, 2013

Filed under Features, Profiles

In a tucked away classroom on the southeast end of campus, Cosumnes River College anthropology major Marcos Martinez picks up a ceramic artifact, studies it and places it into a plastic bag. Martinez, 20, picks up his Sharpie and starts writing on the bag, cataloging it for future reference. He and a few other select students...

Leave parenting to parents and not celebreties

Emily Collins, Connection Staff

April 12, 2013

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

In a society that glamorizes celebrities, parents should beware that it’s not unusual for children to look up to these people as role models. It’s not the responsibility of celebrities to censor themselves. It’s the responsibility of the parent to censor what their children are exposed to, especially if the behavior of...

Folk heavy album still provides a diverse range of sounds

Kevin Frodahl, Connection Staff

April 12, 2013

Filed under Features, Reviews

With “Garston Parade,”  local band The Vietnams have crafted an impressive debut album that covers a diverse range of genres and sounds, from folk medleys to blues riffs. Their first album, released on iTunes and other online resources Jan. 25 for $10.98, demonstrates a great deal of musical knowledge and finesse. The a...

Survival is the name of the game for new ‘Tomb Raider’

Survival is the name of the game for new ‘Tomb Raider’

April 11, 2013

Back in 1996, a little game called “Tomb Raider” came out on the Sony PlayStation and at the time ...

Editorial: Carrying the college drinking mindset into life is detrimental

Editorial Staff, Connection Staff

April 11, 2013

Filed under Editorials

Binge drinking is on the rise and becoming a big issue for college students both past and present. Research shows that people who are of the same age as college students, but do not attend college, are less likely to be binge drinkers, and the number of incidences of binge drinking in that age range has dropped immensely, ...

A dash of history and culture one month a year is not equality

Scott Redmond, Online Editor

April 11, 2013

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

February and March marked the celebrations for Black History and Women’s History Month respectively, and Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month is just around the corner. Each history month is designed to explore the heritage and history of different cultures, races and people and what they have contributed to America. ...

TCS: Baseball loses a long-time practiced habit

Emily Collins, Connection Staff

April 10, 2013

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

Seeing a batter spit as he approaches the plate or a pitcher nod to his catcher and spit before starting his wind-up is as much a part of baseball as peanuts and Cracker Jacks. It seems that most players on the field during a MLB game has a dip, or wad of smokeless chewing tobacco, in his mouth. “It’s been a part of baseball fo...

Surviving the fall: How Disabled Students Programs and Services is adjusting to decreased state funding

Surviving the fall: How Disabled Students Programs and Services is adjusting to decreased state funding

April 9, 2013

On July 28, 2009, former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and state legislators enacted the 2009-2010 California...

Students get chance to have their voice heard in upcoming elections

Zach Hannigan, Editor In Chief

April 8, 2013

Filed under Campus, News

The Associated Students of Cosumnes River College yearly elections are set to take place on April 16 and 17. Polls will be held in the Admissions and Records lobby area from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. “These elections are for the students, so it’s important that they come out and vote,” said faculty coordinator of campus life Win...

Changes in summer courses begins summer 2013

Emily Collins, Connection Staff

April 8, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

Students can begin enrolling in summer semester classes at Cosumnes River College based on their priority level beginning April 22. When searching the class schedule for the summer semester, students may notice a decrease in the number and type of courses that will be available. “We’ve gone to one full academic year...

Annual march hopes to raise awareness on immigration issues

Annual march hopes to raise awareness on immigration issues

April 7, 2013

As the overcast sky loomed over Southside park in Downtown Sacramento, the chants of “Sí se puede (ye...

Hindsight is 20/20 as Timberlake redefines his style for a new decade

April 4, 2013

Justin Timberlake has come a long way in his career, graduating from his former boy-band ‘N Sync te...

CRC baseball team ends five-game losing streak with win over ARC

CRC baseball team ends five-game losing streak with win over ARC

March 30, 2013

After a five-game losing streak, the Cosumnes River College Hawks picked up a win against the American...

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