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Retired CRC physics professor dies

Retired CRC physics professor dies

Tammi Kolesinski, Connection Staff

May 2, 2012

George “Jorge” Knott, former professor at CRC, died Sunday evening while swimming with a friend at...

Students gear up for their upcoming summer vacations

Students gear up for their upcoming summer vacations

May 2, 2012

With a week left before finals begin, students are getting ready to start their summer breaks. Some are...

Annual CRC vet tech adoption day gives cats & dogs a second chance

Annual CRC vet tech adoption day gives cats & dogs a second chance

May 2, 2012

Jasper sprints on the fresh cut grass of the Cosumnes River College soccer field only to find the lim...

Don’t let tragedy decide for you, become a donor

Tammi Kolesinski, Connection Staff

May 2, 2012

Most people don’t realize that upon their death, they can save or help as many as 50 lives. They can donate their organs and tissues when they die. They can even be a live donor of a kidney or a part of their liver, pancreas, lung or intestine in addition to stem cells, marrow, platelets, whole blood and blood products, a...

Hawks baseball finish at the top and charge into the playoffs

Hawks baseball finish at the top and charge into the playoffs

May 2, 2012

It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish. These are words that resonated in the ears of the Hawk...

Opinion: Profane professors unprofessional in the classroom

Ben Levy, Connection Staff

April 19, 2012

Now I’m no commie. I believe in free speech (and apple pie) as much as the next red-blooded American. So when I say college professors shouldn’t cuss, I’m not proposing a ban of obscenities. Professors should have every right to be vulgar; however, they should choose not to. Potty-mouthed professors are setting a precedent...

Annual career fair allows students at CRC to network with professionals

Annual career fair allows students at CRC to network with professionals

April 18, 2012

Before Edebiri founded the I Am Happy organization, he remembers how an economic recession in 2009 caus...

Opinion: Judging based on behavior not all bad

Opinion: Judging based on behavior not all bad

April 18, 2012

Many Americans still judge people by the color of their skin and furthermore, people judge others based...

Editorial: Maloofs break agreement for the new arena

Jon Wilson and Zach Hannigan, Connection Staff

April 18, 2012

Fans have endured a lack of commitment from the Kings’ owners–the Maloof family–for over a decade now. The time has come for them to either put up or shut up. In a letter to the Maloofs on April 12, Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson expressed his disappointment with the Maloofs for not honoring their verbal agreement,...

Hawks Baseball 2012

Hawks Baseball ready to make playoff run

April 18, 2012

Road warriors was the name given to the Hawks by head coach Tony Bloomfield, but the season didn’t...

Sister to sister brings women together on CRC campus

Ashley Boucher, Connection Staff

April 18, 2012

As communications professor Colette Harris-Mathews holds a small meditation book in her hands, she reads a passage. “What does it mean to be alone? To be lonely?” Harris-Mathews says, summarizing the passage to a group of women gathered inside the classroom. The passage becomes a discussion for the seven women. A person...

Literary Series enhances academic success at CRC

Literary Series enhances academic success at CRC

April 18, 2012

Writers from different genre visited Cosumnes River College students and faculty, sharing their works....

CRC hosts its annual Gala fundraiser

CRC hosts its annual Gala fundraiser

April 18, 2012

The sound of jazz and the smell of wine filled the air on April 14 at Gala 2012, an annual fundraiser p...

Student's waiting in line for textbooks at the start of the spring 2012.

Spring finals, summer session, fall semester and beyond at CRC

April 18, 2012

It’s mid-April and students are already on the home stretch to summer vacation and planning for the fall...

Los Rios chancellor holds budget forum at CRC

Vince Schwede, Connection Staff

April 18, 2012

Los Rios Chancellor Brice Harris spoke to students, faculty and staff at Cosumnes River College on April 10 about the budget crisis facing Los Rios community colleges, saying that the crisis is “by far the worst and by far the longest.” The forum was one of four meetings being held at each of the Los Rios colleges. Har...

Santa Monica College, courtesy of Corsair newspaper

Los Rios Chancellor meets with CRC students to discuss Santa Monica College proposal

April 18, 2012

As the recent problems concerning tuition increases and budget cuts continue to grow in community co...

Students support Middle Class Scholarship Act at CRC

Cody Durham, Connection Staff

April 18, 2012

A new scholarship proposal is aimed to keep the cost of college affordable for middle-income families by eliminating out-of-state corporate spending. Proposed by California Assembly Speaker John Perez, the Middle Class Scholarship Act would reduce tuition at California’s public colleges, making it affordable for middle-c...

The last piece of the Pie

courtesy photo

Josh Lee, Connection Staff

April 18, 2012

The final installment of the popular “American Pie” movie franchise came to an end on April 6 when...

Location of new Winn Center, formerly where an ornamental pear orchard used to grow.

Editorial: Progress at CRC means sacrificing a few trees along the way

March 29, 2012

Progress: a word Americans love. Progress spurs colleges, builders and architects to construct and...

Opinion: Kony 2012 doesn’t warrant a movement

Mike Hendrickson, Connection Staff

March 29, 2012

A 30-minute YouTube documentary by activist group Invisible Children hit internet stardom when it launched on March 6. It reached 70 million views in its first four days, grabbing the attention social media users. The campaign’s goal is to capture Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony who, along with other atrocities, was responsible f...

Injury-riddled CRC women's tennis team loses to Fresno City

Injury-riddled CRC women’s tennis team loses to Fresno City

March 29, 2012

The Hawks women’s tennis team fought past multiple injuries as they took on the Fresno City College...

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