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Campus smoking policy has students divided

Stephan Starnes, Connection Staff

October 6, 2011

Since the beginning of the semester, students who light up have been asked to move into designated smoking zones. The new smoking policy was put into place by the Smoking Guidelines Implementation Task Group. The rule for smoking 30 feet from any building has been changed to allow smoking in designated areas only, according...

Veterans adjust to campus life

Veterans adjust to campus life

Zach Hannigan, Connection Staff

October 6, 2011

Waking up in America is different for two veterans on the Cosumnes River College campus, Justin Henry...

Newly renovated cafeteria offers healthier food choices and relaxing environment

Newly renovated cafeteria offers healthier food choices and relaxing environment

September 21, 2011

The newly renovated Cosumnes River College cafeteria, also known as the Rio Bistro is back and creating...

Online health magazine provides students with health and nutrition tips

Ashley Boucher, Connection Staff

September 21, 2011

The college experience comes with more than just long hours of studying and partying, unfortunately students face health concerns such as anxiety, fatigue, unhealthy nutrition or the ever-lasting cold. However, with Student Health 101 students can be prepared and better their knowledge of a variety of health concerns. “Studen...

Freshman forwards Ashley Drake and Kristen Mickey celebrate after Torres' goal to put the hawks up by six goals near the end of the first half.

Women’s soccer dominates Los Medanos 7-0

September 18, 2011

Despite injuries to key players, Cosumnes River College’s women’s soccer team posted a 7-0 blo...

Editorial: External factors not considered with cuts to California colleges

Editorial Staff

September 15, 2011

For the past few years, money has been a primary topic of discussion for educational institutions. This is no surprise, seeing as California is currently in a $375 billion deficit, according to usdebtclock.org. Every sector of the state’s economy has been forced to look over its financial records and determine how and where...

Composer’s Collective inspires future composers

Tammi Kolesinski, Connection Staff

September 15, 2011

Students met for a musical presentation and orientation for the Composer’s Collective, a meeting of the minds for composers and vocalists put on by the Cosumnes River College Composition Club, at CRC on Aug. 31 introducing Ann Moss. Faculty advisor, Kurt Erickson, and Ann Moss, soprano and guest Artist in Residence from ...

Record amount of students enter textbook scholarship drawing

Record amount of students enter textbook scholarship drawing

September 15, 2011

Many students endured the sun during the Textbook Scholarship Drawing, waiting and hoping to be one of...

Remedial courses are not in best interest of community college

Tammi Kolesinski, Connection Staff

September 15, 2011

Remedial classes at community colleges are under scrutiny. Our campus is especially concerned about the cuts in any classes or programs. In community colleges, 42 percent of freshman enroll in at least one remedial course, according to the National Center for Education Statistics 2004 report. The definition of “remedial”...

Men's soccer earns first win against Yuba City

Men’s soccer earns first win against Yuba City

September 11, 2011

Sophomore forward Aaron McCollum led the Cosumnes River College Hawks to their first victory on Sept....

Women’s soccer shuts out Butte college 2-0

Mike Hendrickson, Connection Staff

August 31, 2011

The Cosumnes River College women’s soccer team kicked off their season with a 2-0 win at home against Butte College on Aug. 30. But the game started off on a bad note, with an injury to returning forward Dani Arellano only three minutes into the game. Arellano was an All-American selection in 2009 when she scored a st...

Cafeteria prices are still affordable

Cafeteria prices are still affordable

August 31, 2011

Cafeteria food prices at Cosumnes River College can be questionable. Overall, the cost of meals are reasonable...

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