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Hawks freshman defender Erica Lim avoids a Taft College player in order to try and maintain control of the ball on Nov. 22. Lim was credited with an assist for the first goal of the game by freshman midfielder Kate Burkhardt.

Taft college defeat assures Hawks a place in quarter final game

November 29, 2014

After knocking Folsom Lake College out of the playoffs in round one on Nov. 22, The Cosumnes River College...

Student fees do not necessarily impact the campus

Emanuel Espinoza, Staff Writer

November 4, 2014

Originally, education at community colleges in California was free, students only paid fees for parking and other amenities based upon the tuition-free goals of the California Master Plan for Higher Education, but over the years tuition has increased. From 1984 to 1998 the tuition rose from $5 a unit to $13 a unit before...

Does bro code create sexist behavior in men?

Emanuel Espinoza, Staff Writer

October 31, 2014

Sexism, misogyny and masculinity, these are some key elements that define what some people refer to as “The Bro Code.” “The Bro Code” was a film shown at Cosumnes River College on Oct. 21, and was presented by CRC music professor Steven Coughran, who is also the campus sustainability chair of the Social Responsibility...

T.I. releases his ninth album

Emanuel Espinoza, Staff Writer

October 30, 2014

T.I., the self-proclaimed “King of the South,” has come out with a new album and shows that he is one of the finest rappers to come from the South, though there are a few songs that could have been better. “Paperwork,” T.I.’s ninth album overall, was released on Oct. 21. It opens with the song “King,” not to...

Students spending money and browsing in the campus book store.

Students have many ideas about how to save money

October 24, 2014

Since 2009 the use of debit cards among students has increased while their use of credit cards has dec...

Rough volleyball season continues as Hawks fall to the Vikings

Emanuel Espinoza, Staff Writer

October 7, 2014

Its been another rough season for the Cosumnes River College volleyball team, as the team has only won two out of the 13 matches they’ve played so far this season. Their match against the Diablo Valley College Vikings didn’t bode any better for the team. Diablo Valley started the first set with a serve and scored their...

Construction of the Blue Line Light Rail at Cosumnes River College intensified this summer as the entire Bruceville side of campus was shut down. The closure of the entrance and the parking lot were just another set of inconveniences, since construction began in 2011, that will benefit the campus and student body in the end.

Light rail’s benefits top construction inconvenience

October 5, 2014

For three years now, a light rail track has been under construction near the Bruceville entrance of Cosumnes...

Lack of communication brings Hawks a loss in match against Bear Cubs

Emanuel Espinoza, Staff Writer

September 30, 2014

One of the main components of a successful team lies in communication between the coach and the players, and the players on the field together. In the Cosumnes River Hawks women’s soccer match against the Santa Rosa Bear Cubs on Sept. 26, communication was said to be lacking by players and coaches alike. Throughout the...

Promotional image created for Liam Neeson's newest film

New Liam Neeson thriller leaves audience asking questions

September 25, 2014

Liam Neeson has become one of the faces of thriller and suspense films, based on the roles he’s been...

Coach looks to breathe life into team after a couple of rough seasons

Coach looks to breathe life into team after a couple of rough seasons

Emanuel Espinoza, Staff Writer

September 13, 2014

Cosumnes River College’s volleyball team’s new season brings more than just new players and a fresh...

Losing weight, gaining shame

Losing weight, gaining shame

December 18, 2013

Fitness trainers are often trying to help people get healthier, whether it’s through losing weight, bein...

Freshman libero Samantha DaVeggio dives and saves a ball from hitting the floor in CRC's match against Modesto on Nov. 20.

Tough conference and long losing streak tell tale of CRC volleyball season

November 27, 2013

The Hawks endured yet another tough year in volleyball, with their last game ending on a sour note, los...

MESA: Field specific program allows students to network and learn

William Sutherland, a 26-year-old engineering major studies in the MESA lab room located in the science building on Nov. 6.

Emanuel Espinoza, Staff Writer

November 17, 2013

Students majoring in engineering, mathematics and science have a place on campus that can help them pr...

Marvel's newest movie opens the world of Asgard and beyond

Marvel’s newest movie opens the world of Asgard and beyond

November 16, 2013

It’s November and the eighth entry to the Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise, “Thor: The Dark Wor...

Danny Trejo (Machete), left, and Demian Bichir (Mendez) attempt to get back into the United States in

Now that ‘Machete Kills,’ viewers are left wanting more

November 9, 2013

Robert Rodriguez gave us another entry to his “Machete” series and while it’s a fun movie, does ...

Worldwide equality for all

Worldwide equality for all

Emanuel Espinoza, Staff Writer

November 3, 2013

In different parts of the world, women are still fighting for equal rights with men. When it comes to ...

Hawks defeat rival Sacramento City in conference showdown

Freshman midfielder Kylie Forbes heads a ball in Cosumnes River College's game against Sacramento City College on Oct. 25.

Emanuel Espinoza, Staff Writer

October 29, 2013

The women's soccer team squared off against conference rival Sacramento City College Panthers on Oct. 25. ...

'Grand Theft Auto 5' takes on 'Saints Row 4' in a head to head showdown

‘Grand Theft Auto 5’ takes on ‘Saints Row 4’ in a head to head showdown

October 13, 2013

“Grand Theft Auto V,” one of the most hyped games to come out in recent memory, has some competi...

Take a slap shot of European hockey

Emanuel Espinoza, Connection Staff

December 23, 2012

With the National Hockey League going through a lockout right now, many hockey fans across the nation feel that there won’t be any NHL action for a while. Despite the lockout, there are many ways that hockey fans can still enjoy the sport. It’s a real shame that the NHL is going through this lockout because after this...

To play or not to play, that is the question

Emanuel Espinoza, Connection Staff

December 11, 2012

First-person shooter games are very popular amongst gamers everywhere. It is more common for gamers to play such games especially with online play. However, does that mean every gamer should play it and it would seem uncommon for one not to? “Halo 4” and “Call of Duty: Black Ops II” had recently come out and are,...

Tough volleyball season comes to an end

Emanuel Espinoza, Connection Staff

December 5, 2012

The volleyball season ended on a downer as the Hawks lost their last game to Diablo Valley College on Nov. 14. They suffered numerous losses this season and things were not always easy for them. Freshman libero Mary Tamayo said that some of the changes this season made things tough for the team. “I think overall, we...

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