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Infielder’s early surge leads to promising start for team

Tairiq Marshall, Sports Editor

March 1, 2020

The Hawks softball team is off to a fast start this season producing an overall record of 11-5, batting well over .300 and slugging .481 collectively in their first 16 games.   Batting in the cleanup spot of the potent Hawks lineup though is freshman third baseman Mckinzie Spriggs, who currently leads her team in extra base h...

New theatre professor settles into academic setting

New theatre professor settles into academic setting

April 5, 2018

Technical Theater Professor Martin Flynn is in his second semester at Cosumnes River College, and had...

Cosumnes River College sophomore pitcher Daniel Vitoria on the mound against Sierra College in a win on March 29 that ended with a walk-off.

Hawks get dramatic win against Wolverines

April 4, 2018

The men’s baseball team hosted a Big 8 conference matchup against the Wolverines of Sierra College,...

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Daylight savings tied to health issues

March 19, 2018

Losing an hour in the spring is more difficult to adjust to than gaining an hour back in the fall, so...

How collectibles can ease GameStop’s headache

Blynn Beltran, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018

Digital distribution has taken the world by storm. Every piece of media from music to movies can be purchased directly from online stores. Digital distribution grew so quickly that even a company like Blockbuster couldn’t adapt fast enough to compete. In the video game industry, the story is the same. Small video games...

The 'Black Panther' pounces on screen

The ‘Black Panther’ pounces on screen

February 28, 2018

“Black Panther” was a wild movie to watch from start to finish. It is an action-packed superhero...

A net zero energy home demonstration will be built in the northeast part of campus.

Net Zero Energy home demonstration set to be built on campus

February 28, 2018

Architecture, architectural design technology and construction students have initiated plans for a net...

’50 Shades Freed’ of interest

'50 Shades Freed' of interest

John Cabales, Writer

February 26, 2018

“Fifty Shades Freed,” the third installment to the “Fifty Shades” installment, wasn’t terrible...

No more watching NFL games on Sundays and to not focus on the games anymore. The game has affected  the players throughout the league.

Scandals are too much for NFL fans to stomach

February 6, 2018

As a die-hard San Francisco 49er fan, I grew up watching the dynasty built by Bill Walsh, Joe Montana,...

Guard Gor Mikayelyan looking for his shot against ARC

Hawks fall short of a comeback in a tough loss to ARC

January 24, 2018

The men’s basketball team hosted another conference game against the American River College on Jan....

We must exercise vote to make change

We must exercise vote to make change

September 14, 2016

The 2016 presidential election has left many voters discour- aged by the two primary candidates fo...

Sexually-transmitted diseases increases a dangerous result of dating apps

Erica Trujillo, Staff

March 16, 2016

Sexually transmitted diseases are a growing problem among young adults in particular. STDs are a topic people don’t like talking about because the thought of having one is unnerving. Today, many young adults have the mindset that casual sex is acceptable because everyone else is doing it. Peer pressure is a noteworthy facto...

Members of the Puente Program are placed into the same classes so that they can build community and for support as they progress through the program and the school.

Program celebrates success after a decade on campus

March 6, 2015

There are various programs local and statewide that aim to successfully help students transfer to four-year...

New California laws protect users of social media

New California laws protect users of social media

February 5, 2013

A pair of bills signed by Gov. Jerry Brown in Sept. 2012 went into effect on Jan. 1, prohibiting colleges...

Boy Scout’s progress is not so progressive

Zach Hannigan, Editor-In-Chief

February 4, 2013

Progression is a word usually reserved for politics, but in the case of the Boy Scouts of America organization, it could be the very word that saves them. The BSA national board is considering lifting the ban on gay scouts and leaders and allowing local organizations to decide on the issue for themselves. The organization’s...

Hawks’ coach sets example of dedication for team

Hawks' coach sets example of dedication for team

Sean Thomas, Connection Staff

February 4, 2013

If you've attended a Hawks’ basketball game, then you’re bound to notice the often animated coach...

Companies hiring big for holiday season

Latisha Gibson, Connection Staff

November 15, 2012

If a holiday job is on your wish list this season, then you have a reason to smile. The stress of not having extra spending money or employment is eliminated by the opportunity to be hired on by different companies that are looking to build their staff with extra help this holiday season. According to a 2012 article presented...

Florida brings segregation into the 21st century

Latisha Gibson, Connection Staff

November 14, 2012

Learning the same material as the person that sits next to you in math class is ideal. Everyone learning all the same thing no matter the challenges that one may encounter. Everything is equal. Well in Florida that isn't the case anymore. Students are being judged on their race instead of their grades when it comes to...

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