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Women’s soccer loses at home

Women’s soccer loses at home

September 28, 2011

The women’s soccer team snapped its four-game winning streak on Sept. 27, losing 2-1 against the Diablo...

Construction begins on new sports facilities

Construction begins on new sports facilities

September 28, 2011

The new sports facilities are currently under construction, according to the Cosumnes River College’s...

Women’s soccer wins first conference game

Mike Hendrickson, Connection Staff

September 26, 2011

Filed under Sports

Cosumnes River College’s women’s soccer team shut out Sacramento City College 3-0 on Sept. 23 to earn its first victory against the Big 8 conference. Before the game, head coach Cesar Plasencia talked about how important it was to win its first conference game. “It’s huge, we’re always trying to get off on the...

Men’s soccer team ends losing streak

Jessica Leary, Connection Staff

September 23, 2011

Filed under Sports

The men’s soccer team ended their two-game losing streak on Sept. 20, winning 2-0 against Bay Area rival Contra Costa. The first half started off slowly with injuries for players on both teams. Thirty minutes into the game, sophomore midfielder Francisco Cruz re-aggravated a muscle strain that he had received in 2007 and...

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

Filed under Features

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...

New student athletes receive welcome

Tiffany DeLeon, Connection Staff

September 17, 2011

Filed under Sports

The Cosumnes River College athletic department welcomed new student athletes to the program on Sept. 8. The screen read “Welcome to the Nest” as each coach took turns introducing their players and discussing the events to come. News about CRC hosting the state basketball and soccer championships this year was also anno...

Editorial: External factors not considered with cuts to California colleges

Editorial Staff

September 15, 2011

Filed under Opinion

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

Filed under Features

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

Filed under Opinion

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”...

Student textbook exchange saves students money via Facebook

Holly Sanderson, Connection Staff

September 1, 2011

Filed under Features

There are numerous equations which factor into the obstacles the average college student faces.  Students not only are required to divide their time wisely between studies, social life and work in order to succeed, but must also face the pressures of affording an education. Affording a class does not stop at paying for the ...

Women’s soccer shuts out Butte college 2-0

Mike Hendrickson, Connection Staff

August 31, 2011

Filed under Sports

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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