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Support is available for students after decision in the Stephon Clark case

Summer Lomendehe, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019

When it was announced on March 2 that the police officers who shot Stephon Clark would not be charged, the decision was met with mixed responses. Clark was a 22-year-old Sacramento man who was shot multiple times after two officers mistook his cellphone for a gun. Counseling Dean Shannon Cooper said this incident has impac...

Campus forms committee to address sexual harassment culture

Kellie Bevins, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019

Following an investigation that occurred in early 2018 when a 20-year-old student filed a sexual harassment complaint against a former counselor, Cosumnes River College has since assembled a task force to enact change in college culture. College President Ed Bush said he is pushing to increase awareness of campus-wide progra...

Asian and Pacific Islander women discuss resources needed for the community

Michaela Graves, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019

Asian Pacific Islander Women Voices held their first community event discussion in honor of Women’s History Month on March 7 in the Winn Center. The event was held by community groups such as Advocate Sacramento, the Indian Association of Sacramento and My Sister’s House of Sacramento. The event was designed for different cultura...

If Assembly Bill 302 is passed, homeless community college students would be permitted to park in safe lots.

‘Safe lot’ bill offers homeless students ability to sleep in parking facilities

March 14, 2019

Assembly Bill 302, or the Safe Lot Legislation Bill, would allow homeless community college students to s...

Class brings students who enjoy hip-hop together

Class brings students who enjoy hip-hop together

March 12, 2019

Among the many dance classes offered at Cosumnes River College, hip-hop is one of them. Unlike the comm...

Saad Sweilem talked about the procedures to follow when encountering law enforcement. The workshop took place on Feb. 27.

Speaker emphasizes the importance of immigrants’ rights during event

March 6, 2019

The Dream Center partnered with the Council on American Islamic Relations to host a “Know Your Rights...

Gospel concert uplifts spirit of Black History Month

Tairiq Marshall, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

In honor of Black History Month, the Gospel Choir and Jazz band held a concert on Feb. 26 in the Recital Hall. Music Professor Omari Tau directed the concert and said the purpose of it was to celebrate spirituals and the history of African American music. Of the several pieces performed, the “Black National Anthem,” formally known as...

There should be more attention given to LGBTQ community, faculty says

Summer Lomendehe, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Several staff and faculty met on Friday to discuss ways to make the LGBTQ community more visible on campus. The meeting was prompted by a previous one between a few faculty members and American River College’s Pride Center Director Emilie Mitchell, where they discussed the center’s efforts and their progress. ...

Hawks limit Chabot to 4 hits; remain undefeated

Roger Mitchell, Staff Writer

February 16, 2019

The Hawks baseball team played at home against Chabot College Gladiators on Tuesday, getting a 5-0 win to push their record to 6-0 to start the season. Sophomore Josh Caldwell pitched the first four innings, giving up one hit and striking out six. Caldwell was helped by early run support from sophomore center fielder Burle Dixon,...

Club offers support for African American men

Tairiq Marshall, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019

Starting as a professional development conference amongst junior college board members and administrators, the African-American Male Educational Development club developed a brotherhood and has become a sanctuary for African American males. A2MEND was co-founded by College President Ed Bush and other junior college offic...

Campus library provides new services this semester

Campus library provides new services this semester

February 12, 2019

  This spring semester, the library has implemented a new loan program that allows students to...

The women's basketball team played against the Sacramento City College Panthers on Tuesday.

Hawks lose to Panthers during charity game

February 11, 2019

The women’s basketball team was unable to fend-off the Sacramento City College Panthers during the Coa...

The Hawks played against the Sacramento City College Panthers on Tuesday.

Hawks win over Sacramento City in a thriller

February 8, 2019

The men’s basketball team took down the Sacramento City College Panthers 53-50 during a charity game on ...

Academic Senate votes in interim executive team

Lilianna Ordaz, Opinion Editor

January 22, 2019

The Academic Senate voted and approved an interim executive team at a meeting on Wednesday. Academic Senate for California Community College Northern Representative Cheryl Aschenbach and Sacramento City College Academic Senate President Gayle Pitman were in attendance to help assist Cosumnes River College faculty decide on ...

Academic Senate officers resign before spring semester begins

Lilianna Ordaz, Opinion Editor

December 28, 2018

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

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

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...

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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

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

Daniel Horne performs his avant-garde piece,

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....

Students were able to write messages on shirts from a table by the quad.

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...

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