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As we adapt to being online for the fall 2020 semester, the Los Rios Community College District announced that the spring 2021 semester will also be online.

Los Rios announces fully online 2021 spring semester

September 21, 2020

The Los Rios Community College District announced the spring 2021 semester will be fully online to accommodate...

Online learning resources available for fall semester

Alejandro Barron, Staff Writer

September 9, 2020

As a result of classes this fall semester continuing to be online due to COVID-19, the Los Rios District will continue to provide different resources for students to use while at home. During the sudden transition to online classes in the spring 2020 semester, the district was able to provide resources such as high-speed internet,...

Courses for medical fields offered on campus, adapt to new procedures

Austin Scott, Staff Writer

September 3, 2020

Although most courses are remote this semester due to COVID-19, the Emergency Medical Technology and Medical Assisting programs will both offer on-campus classes this fall, with many changes and procedures to follow, said Public Information Officer Kristie West. Emergency Medical Programs Director Matthew McHugh said there...

Music department launches weekly ‘In the Studio’ series

Staff writer Asyah Zamani joins in on Fridays “In The Studio” Zoom event featuring music instructor Dr. Derek Keller. In the event, Keller talks about different digital ways students can present audio for the best possible quality.

Asyah Zamani, Staff Writer

September 3, 2020

The Cosumnes River College music department held its first-ever weekly series, “In the Studio,” fe...

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 ...

Prop. 10 aims at rent control in California

Summer Lomendehe, Copy Editor

October 21, 2018

Proposition 10 is a measure that would allow local governments to establish rent control.  The proposition, which was put on the ballots following a petition, will further repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act of 1995. “Costa-Hawkins puts strong limits on local governments’ abilities to institute rent control,” said P...

Students and teachers react to the governor’s race

Steven Gutierrez Jr., News Editor

October 21, 2018

Students and professors were asked their thoughts on the two candidates running in the California gubernatorial race this November. People all around Cosumnes River College, students and faculty alike, were asked about their stances on the California gubernatorial race between Democratic candidate Gavin Newsom and Republican candidat...

Dream Center provides resources for undocumented community

Marysol Olvera, Staff Writer

October 21, 2018

The Dream Center hosted its first ever resource event for undocumented students on campus. The event was on Oct. 11 in the WINN Center and featured booths for different organizations from across the community. “This is the first of many more,” said Oscar Plascencia Mendoza, head event coordinator. “It will take u...

Hawk Spot offers support to students

Hawk Spot offers support to students

October 21, 2018

The Cosumnes River College’s Hawk Spot is a student-operated food pantry in partnership with the Elk Grove Food Bank that provides food for student on ca...

Jose Alfaro teaches his English Composition class. Alfaro was a former student on campus recently hired into the English department.

Alumnus returns to campus as English professor

October 15, 2018

A former Cosumnes River College student was hired into the English department and now teaches English literature and composition classes.

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...

Student, senior citizens and volunteers work on their exercises and assignments in the cafeteria on April 28.

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...

Austin Gonzales browses the photo collection by Renne C. Byer, showcasing poverty around the world.

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...

Hu Wai Xu shares the long history of his name in L-105 on April 11.

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...

Playoffs up in the air despite the win

Sophomore first-baseman Joey Pankratz at bat against the Pirates of Modesto College in the bottom of the fifth inning at home on April 27.

Kainoa Nunez, Connection Staff writer

May 7, 2018

With the last home game of the season for the baseball team, the Hawks were optimistic that they would...

Campus offers tips to students with undecided majors

Chi Nguyen, Writer

May 7, 2018

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...

Six dogs and three kittens are going to be up for adoption on Sunday, May 29.

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 Michael Strong educates students on alternative options of energy sources.

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...

‘A Quiet Place’ makes loud impression through hushed ambience

'A Quiet Place' makes loud impression through hushed ambience

Arnold Fernandes, Writer

April 19, 2018

“A Quiet Place” is one of the most frightening movie experiences you will encounter in 2018. This film i...

Professors host garden tour

Professors host garden tour

April 19, 2018

Biology Professors Julie Oliver and Fred Deneke hosted a garden tour of the California Native Garden...

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