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Starting at community college can save money while still providing college experience

Heather Kemp, Staff Writer

October 22, 2014

In their junior and senior years of high school, young minds are forced to make a life-altering decision: where they want to attend college. Deciding where to further your education is a terribly difficult choice to make. For some, it depends on where their friends are going, a family legacy or a dream school. For those...

Northern California four-year colleges considered affordable in comparison to the rest of the state

Northern California four-year colleges considered affordable in comparison to the rest of the state

October 14, 2014

In the recent Congressional debate between incumbent Ami Bera and candidate Doug Ose, both candidates ag...

Selena Martinez, a member of the CRC counseling department works on her computer in the counseling office on March 10. Students at California State Universities would have to pay additional fees for similar services.

Additonal fees do nothing but punish students

March 12, 2014

The cry to end the seemingly never ending  increases in tuition has shifted, as schools in the Calif...

Clearer path to university, transfer degree gains momentum

Clearer path to university, transfer degree gains momentum

March 1, 2013

Each semester, students from Cosumnes River College and other lower division institutions transfer to...

Obama’s College Scorecard greeted with mixed reviews

Zach Hannigan, Editor In Chief

February 28, 2013

The White House released its interactive College Scorecard following President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech on Feb. 12. Obama delivered on his promise for the scorecard that creates a system to rank the educational value of American colleges and universities. However, that is where the problem lies for Los...

Editorial: Governor's budget proposal won’t work for community colleges

Editorial: Governor’s budget proposal won’t work for community colleges

February 26, 2013

In his 2013-14 budget, Gov. Jerry Brown proposed the idea to fund community colleges based on the amount...

Proposition 30 relieves transfer student concerns

Scott Redmond, Connection Staff

December 12, 2012

Before the passing of Proposition 30, California colleges were facing the stark reality of having to make cuts to classes and teachers with the possibility of already high tuition getting even higher. Yearly tuition is nearing $13,000 for the University of California system and $6000 for the California State University system. Tuition...

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