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Academic Senate officers resign before spring semester begins

Lilianna Ordaz, Opinion Editor

December 28, 2018

Filed under Briefs, News

Academic Senate Secretary Donnisha Lugo resigned effective immediately on Dec. 14 and Vice President Constance Carter resigned effective on Dec. 20. With the resignation of Carter, she will no longer be able to take on the presidency for the Academic Senate next semester. “Due to the continual, nefarious actions o...

Campus closure affects student services

Marysol Olvera, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

Filed under News

The deteriorating air quality that was hitting the Sacramento region caused by the Camp fire in Butte county, forced the Los Rios College system to close all their campuses on Nov. 14 for the following week. The decision came via Rave Alert on Nov. 14. “‪Regional air conditions have not improved as anticipated, so...

Academic Senate gets new leadership

Lilianna Ordaz, Opinion Editor

December 10, 2018

Filed under News

Academic Senate President Shannon Mills announced her resignation from her campus leadership position on Nov. 30. Mills, who is also an anthropology professor, will serve through the end of the fall semester when Vice President Constance Carter will become the Academic Senate President. The Academic Senate is the faculty g...

Report says graduation rates among Latinx will benefit economy

Report says graduation rates among Latinx will benefit economy

December 9, 2018

Latinx college completion will be key for California’s economy, according to a report released by The Cam...

Philanthropy Friends of CRC focuses on increasing a fundraising presence in the community

Philanthropy Friends of CRC focuses on increasing a fundraising presence in the community

Kellie Bevins, Special to The Connection

November 3, 2018

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Most Recent, Top Stories

The Philanthropy Friends of Cosumnes River College held an event on Oct. 25 that offered information on ...

Composers ensemble incorporates performance art

Composers ensemble incorporates performance art

May 10, 2018

The Cosumnes River College music department hosted its annual Composers Ensemble on April 23 and May 2....

Event raises sexual harassment awareness

Event raises sexual harassment awareness

May 10, 2018

April was Sexual Assault Awareness Month and in the wake of the Iris Perez’s story of being sexual...

Writers’ workshop helps people tell their life stories

Writers’ workshop helps people tell their life stories

May 8, 2018

The eleventh annual “Our Life Stories” event on campus invited writers, poets, and published authors to...

Art gallery hosts exhibit from Pulitzer Prize winner

Art gallery hosts exhibit from Pulitzer Prize winner

May 8, 2018

The Cosumnes River College Art Gallery held an opening reception on April 21 to introduce the new exhibit...

English professor explores the origin in a name

English professor explores the origin in a name

May 7, 2018

Trang Abeid’s English as a Second Language Writing class held the event “The Meaning Behind My Name...

Campus offers tips to students with undecided majors

Chi Nguyen, Writer

May 7, 2018

Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

The campus held an event titled “Undecided but You can Fight it” on April 16th in the cafeteria to help students that have undecided majors find ones that are suitable for them when attending college. The event was planned and organized by Cosumnes River College student ambassadors from the Student Life and Leadership Cen...

Dogs and cats up for adoption to support Vet Tech Program

Dogs and cats up for adoption to support Vet Tech Program

April 25, 2018

The Cosumnes River College Veterinary Technology Program will be hosting Pet Adoption Day this Sunday fr...

Professor outlines possibilities for other sources of energy

Professor outlines possibilities for other sources of energy

April 23, 2018

Physics and Astronomy Professor Michael Strong presented the “Energy for the United States: A Path t...

Hawks shutout Vikings in season’s last home game on sophomore day

Hawks shutout Vikings in season’s last home game on sophomore day

April 18, 2018

The Hawks softball ended their last home game of the 2018 season on Tuesday in a shutout win against...

Students display presentation of how American culture affected them

Students display presentation of how American culture affected them

April 18, 2018

For April’s celebration of Asian Heritage Month, the English as a Second Language department hosted...

Asian Pacific Islander cultural event showcases ethnic diversity

Asian Pacific Islander cultural event showcases ethnic diversity

April 17, 2018

Cosumnes River College held its first Asian Pacific-Islander event that showcased a variety of student...

Sociology professor presents challenges facing Asian American students

Arnold Fernandes, Writer

April 17, 2018

Filed under Most Recent, News, Top Stories

Sociology Professor Paul Zisk spoke to a full classroom about the myth of the model minority and the reality of Asian American ethnic stratification in BS-129 Tuesday morning. In Zisk’s lecture, he talked about some cultural norms of various Asian ethnic groups when it comes to academic excellence and some experiences he...

Professor illustrates comic-style textbook for classes

Professor illustrates comic-style textbook for classes

April 12, 2018

The last event for March’s celebration of Women’s History took place on March 22 at the Winn Center,...

‘Extinction’ is an expensive broken record

‘Extinction’ is an expensive broken record

April 12, 2018

“Extinction” is a game that is very hard to recommend. Its repetitive nature and fundamental gameplay...

‘Ready Player One’ pops onto screens and culture

‘Ready Player One’ pops onto screens and culture

John Cabales, Writer

April 6, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Reviews, Top Stories

“Ready Player One” is a new movie adapted from the novel written by Ernest Cline and is set in the...

Theatre department adapts political fiction classic

Theatre department adapts political fiction classic

Nekita Smith, Writer

February 22, 2018

Filed under Features, Most Recent

“1984” by George Orwell, a novel written 40 years before its time, will be depicted in a play with...

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