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Eye strain linked to the overuse of technology

Eye strain linked to the overuse of technology

May 5, 2015

As technology continues to grow at a rapid pace, it is obvious that digital technology isn't going away...

Professor finds joy in teaching through psychology

Professor finds joy in teaching through psychology

Courtney Rich, crich.connect@gmail.com

May 17, 2013

Filed under Features, Profiles

One of the many jobs in life that go without major recognition, is that of a teacher. The often underr...

Vet Tech event brings more than just animals to homes, but awareness as well

Vet Tech event brings more than just animals to homes, but awareness as well

May 10, 2013

Rays of sunshine beat down on the north soccer fields of Cosumnes River College on April 28 as Odin r...

Iron Man blasts into theaters with a lot of hype

Iron Man blasts into theaters with a lot of hype

May 9, 2013

The wealthy and witty Tony Stark and his iron suits blast into box offices for the third time in Iron...

‘Gears of War’ prequel campaign stumbles and falters, but multiplayer saves game in the end

‘Gears of War’ prequel campaign stumbles and falters, but multiplayer saves game in the end

April 27, 2013

“Gears of War: Judgment,” which launched on March 19 is the first game in the series developed by...

Local teacher brings new alternative for Elk Grove youths

Local teacher brings new alternative for Elk Grove youths

Scott Redmond & Oswaldo Guzman, Connection Staff

April 25, 2013

Filed under Features, Profiles

Finding activities that don't cost an arm and leg is a constant quest for the stereotypical broke college...

Admired professor and coach leaves behind legacy as retirement approaches

Admired professor and coach leaves behind legacy as retirement approaches

April 15, 2013

Over his 41 years at Cosumnes River College, kinesiology professor Travis Parker has pushed students...

Piecing together a history of Old Sacramento

Zach Hannigan, Editor In Chief

April 13, 2013

Filed under Features, Profiles

In a tucked away classroom on the southeast end of campus, Cosumnes River College anthropology major Marcos Martinez picks up a ceramic artifact, studies it and places it into a plastic bag. Martinez, 20, picks up his Sharpie and starts writing on the bag, cataloging it for future reference. He and a few other select students...

Knowing that ‘G.I Joe: Retaliation’ isn’t very good certainly is half the battle

Knowing that ‘G.I Joe: Retaliation’ isn’t very good certainly is half the battle

April 12, 2013

Duke, Snake Eyes, Storm Shadow and Cobra Commander are back in the science fiction-action flick “G.I...

Folk heavy album still provides a diverse range of sounds

Kevin Frodahl, Connection Staff

April 12, 2013

Filed under Features, Reviews

With “Garston Parade,”  local band The Vietnams have crafted an impressive debut album that covers a diverse range of genres and sounds, from folk medleys to blues riffs. Their first album, released on iTunes and other online resources Jan. 25 for $10.98, demonstrates a great deal of musical knowledge and finesse. The a...

Survival is the name of the game for new ‘Tomb Raider’

Survival is the name of the game for new ‘Tomb Raider’

April 11, 2013

Back in 1996, a little game called “Tomb Raider” came out on the Sony PlayStation and at the time ...

Blood and gore adds spectacle to new ‘Evil Dead’

April 10, 2013

"Evil Dead" chronicles the kind of madness that could ensue when the characters are faced with an unreliable...

Hindsight is 20/20 as Timberlake redefines his style for a new decade

April 4, 2013

Justin Timberlake has come a long way in his career, graduating from his former boy-band ‘N Sync te...

Oz the not so great and powerful

March 23, 2013

“Oz the Great and Powerful” is a fantasy set in the world created by the 1939 classic “The Wizar...

‘Snitch’ surprises with gritty drama

Kevin Frodahl, Connection Staff

March 22, 2013

Filed under Features, Reviews

For a February release that passed under the radar at the box office, “Snitch” provides a surprisingly good and gritty experience, free of the melodramatic glitz of most of the other films opening this month. The film follows John Matthews (Dwayne Johnson) as he attempts to clear his son Jason (Rafi Gavron) of drug sm...

CRC honors students during Black History Month

Latisha Gibson, Connection Staff

March 22, 2013

Filed under Campus Life, Features

As Black History Month came to an end, it was only natural that focus shifted to honoring the next generation and their accomplishments Cosumnes River College celebrated their 14th Annual Honors Program by recognizing outstanding students of African descent with the grade point average of 3.1 or better, according to the even...

Campus clubs gather to show their spirit

Campus clubs gather to show their spirit

March 20, 2013

It appeared to be a miniature carnival on campus with people yelling, games being played and even a p...

A willingness to pay for a date is behind new website

Scott Redmond, Online Editor

March 17, 2013

Filed under Features, Reviews

Once upon a time people would meet one another at a social gathering or out in public and form a connection, romantic or otherwise. Along came a thing called the Internet and that all changed. Instead of meeting face-to-face and finding possible romantic partners in that way, websites dedicated to dating and finding a...

English professor brings unique approach to campus

Zach Hannigan, Editor In Chief

March 16, 2013

Filed under Features, Profiles

A civil rights activist, a staple in the global films series and a member of the teacher’s union are all things that were used to describe English professor Linda Sneed. But her colleagues agreed that she is more than that. A part-time instructor at Cosumnes River College since 2003, Sneed has brought a new approach...

Elk Grove indie band steps into spotlight

March 15, 2013

In a crammed living room in suburbia, folk songs of heartache and human experience filled the practice...

Science, history and humor mark celebration of women

Rachel Norris, Connection Staff

March 7, 2013

Filed under Campus Life, Features

You know those big, intimidating biology textbooks that us students are hitting hard before the big exams? Yeah, the ones with the crazy pictures and models. If someone was to ask you who is responsible for the scientific knowledge in those very textbooks, you probably wouldn’t have a clue. So slip on your lab coats and...

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