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Martial arts philosophy teaches brain over brawn

Martial arts philosophy teaches brain over brawn

Scott Redmond, Connection Staff

March 1, 2013

Jackie Chan, Bruce Lee and Jet Li are just a few names that probably come to mind when the words martial...

Opera singer’s career helps to inspire students

Mozes Zarate, News Editorial Assistant

March 1, 2013

With nuanced pitch and a sensational vibrato, Bay Area opera singer Heidi Moss captivated the crowd of students, composers and music-lovers with "Die Nacht," a piece about love as light extinguishing itself in nightfall. The song was part of a talk that Moss gave to students at Cosumnes River College on Feb. 11. Music, science...

It’s ‘A Good Day to Die Hard’ for long running series

It’s ‘A Good Day to Die Hard’ for long running series

February 28, 2013

Much like Bruce Willis’ acting career, the “Die Hard” movie series just keeps coming back. “A...

Hookah bar provides friendly staff and variety of flavors for Sacramento night life

Hookah bar provides friendly staff and variety of flavors for Sacramento night life

February 17, 2013

Relaxing atmosphere, great service and affordable hookah are now just a stone's throw away from Cosumnes...

Will the flu catch you?

Elizabeth Witt, Connection Staff

February 8, 2013

It’s that time of year again, when winter break is over and school is back in session.  It’s also flu season, and this year it’s hitting North America harder than ever. Influenza is a highly contagious respiratory illness caused by what most people know as the flu virus. Annually, it affects 5 to 20 percent of U.S....

Enactus: More than just a campus club

Emily Collins, Connection Staff

February 8, 2013

Business 354 seemed just like any other class at Cosumnes River College as conversations hummed, punctuated by occasional laughter until computer information science Professor Markus Geissler indicated that class was ready to begin and the room fell quiet. “I tell them at the beginning of the semester that this course is...

Love 4 Toys event helps CRC students fill their Christmas trees this season

Latisha Gibson, Connection Staff

December 15, 2012

From food and coat drives to fundraisers, several organizations are helping the less fortunate during the holiday season to give back. College students here at Cosumnes River College have decided to put their head in the game and help out students around the campus with their child’s holiday wish list. Students of professor...

Ambitious CRC English Professor stands out from the crowd

Ambitious CRC English Professor stands out from the crowd

December 12, 2012

In an office full of life, colorful art decoration and random knick-knacks sporadically placed throughout...

‘Magi’ classic delights audiences

‘Magi’ classic delights audiences

December 11, 2012

The Magi, for those unfamiliar with the Nativity, were three men, wise kings of the East who brought...

As a new year looms resolutions new and old arise

Brittany Patrick, Connection Staff

December 11, 2012

Every year, when that ball drops at exactly midnight in New York and the old year folds into a new or sometime during the first month or two of the year, many people make those one or few goals called “New Year’s Resolutions.”In fact it is reported 45 percent of Americans make new years resolutions, according to University of S...

‘Worlds AIDs Day’ event provides a reminder for CRC community

Victor Macias, Connection Staff

December 9, 2012

A slideshow remembering the celebrities who have died due to HIV was played in the background of the Cosumnes River College cafeteria throughout the “Worlds AIDS Day” event as students looked on. Twenty-year-old early childhood development major Jamie Hicks was one of those students who watched the slideshow. “It...

CRC students showcase their pieces and talent at music recital

Mozes Zarate, Connection Staff

December 6, 2012

Juan Gonzalez entered the stage overlooking a silent auditorium of still-faced parents, students and audience members. At the other end of the stage, a grand piano beckoned. "I practiced the piece every morning, afternoon and night," the 20-year-old music major said. Gonzales sat down on the padded bench, set his transcription...

Holiday occasions for the holiday bliss

Osay Ogbebor, Connection staff

December 6, 2012

1. Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink When: Nov. 2 - Jan. 21 Where: 701 K Street What: Sacramento’s original outdoor ice rink celebrates its 21st season! The rink is the perfect holiday experience. For more info call (916) 442-8575 2. New Year’s Eve Sky Spectacular When: Dec. 31 - Jan 1, 6 p.m. - 1 a.m. Where: Old Sacramento What: Guests...

A fare share to give at CRC’s SHAREfair week

Kevin Frodahl, Connection Staff

November 28, 2012

During SHAREfair week, students were asked to donate clothes, toys, books, food and other amenities at campus collection centers to help the less fortunate through the holidays. Students were also invited to a showcase of non-profit businesses, social service providers and other philanthropic entities held at the cafeteria...

Bond is back: Lines are blurred between hackney and tradition

Bond is back: Lines are blurred between hackney and tradition

November 18, 2012

“I’m frightened because our enemies are no longer known to us. They do not exist on a map, they’re...

‘The Man with the Iron Fists’, perfect for the kung-fu fan

Emanuel Espinoza, Connectino Staff

November 18, 2012

“The Man With The Iron Fists,” the latest in kung-fu cinema, kicked its way into theaters on Nov. 2. It marked the directorial debut of hip-hop producer and rapper RZA (pronounced “rizza”), also known as Robert Diggs, who also starred in the movie. The movie also stars Russell Crowe, Lucy Liu, Jamie Chung, Cung...

“Five Guys” delivers promising customer and food service

Osay Ogbebor, Connection Staff

November 15, 2012

Talks about “Five Guys Burgers and Fries” is not just roaming through the streets but also in magazines too. Ratings and quotes from GQ Magazines to Washington Magazine displays on the wall around the restaurant.So what’s all the hype about?The commonly known quick fix for hunger is the drive-thru or delivery, but if a ...

Rate my professor: the inside scoop that leads students into the right seat

Ariel Hevesi, Connection Staff

November 15, 2012

It’s that time of year again, Cosumnes River College students glue themselves to their laptops and smart-phones as they strategically plan next semester's schedule. It isn't just a matter of choosing classes, it’s choosing ones destiny. Luckily, between tomorrow’s technology and today’s cyberspace-addicted generation, stud...

Appaholics not so anonymous

Scott Redmond, Connection Staff

November 15, 2012

In a world filled with smartphones and tablets of every size, shape and company support you can think of there is a phrase that has become quite commonplace: there’s an app for that. In the modern age there seems to be an app that can do anything, even help lose weight. Abe Mohammadione, from Atlanta, did just that usin...

A look into the traditon of ‘Dia de los Muertos’, the Day of the Dead

Mozes Zarate, Connection Staff

November 6, 2012

A sugar skull workshop will was held by the Student Development Office in the Orchard Room on Nov. 1. Under Mexican tradition, these skulls aren’t just for you and I to eat. They’re also for your friends and relatives, the dead ones. They’re part of an annual celebration going from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2, a tradition that...

‘Sinister’: bone-chilling scenes brings horror to a new height

‘Sinister’: bone-chilling scenes brings horror to a new height

November 1, 2012

Newly-released film “Sinister” provides viewers with a creepy, twisted yet comical movie that’s...

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