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Student, senior citizens and volunteers work on their exercises and assignments in the cafeteria on April 28.

Writers’ workshop helps people tell their life stories

May 8, 2018

The eleventh annual “Our Life Stories” event on campus invited writers, poets, and published authors to...

LeKeia Lee presents her piece

‘Stories on stage’ showcases student writings and brings them to life

October 11, 2017

Stories on Stage is an event where pieces from literary journals from different Los Rios Community Co...

CRC’s donation drive collects from students

Brittany Harden, Staff Writer

November 1, 2014

The season of giving has begun as the Cosumnes River College Social Responsibility Committee kicked off the annual campus canned food drive on Oct. 9. Dedicated to community involvement  and promoting social justice, the SRC collaborates with non-profit and social service organizations said English Professor Heather Hutcheson...

Monique Maldonado (left) and Anna Lozano (right), both CRC students, attract student attention to their table by passing out paper hands and offering scratcher cards for discounts in the bookstore.

Campus encourages and appreciates student work while emphasizing community engagement

October 21, 2014

Cosumnes River College kicked off their promotion for student volunteerism and social responsibility...

Students speak out with 'Day of Silence'

Students speak out with ‘Day of Silence’

April 9, 2014

Cosumnes River College took a stand against bullying and discrimination during a Day of Silence on...

Spirit of giving is spread through annual event

Jelina Cortero, Staff Writer

November 24, 2013

More than 30 volunteer programs participated in Cosumnes River College’s sixth annual Share Fair event on Nov. 20. CRC’s Share Fair event was a success on its first of three days, filling up the entire front area of the Hawk’s Nest Bookstore with 40 or more chairs. Each of the chairs held a handout with the directory...

CRC professor promotes a dynamic learning environment

Oswaldo Guzman, [email protected]

May 17, 2013

On Wednesdays, Cosumnes River College English professor Heather Hutcheson and a few students from her class meet at a local Home Depot in order to help undocumented workers learn English. In return, the workers teach Hutcheson and her students Spanish. The class time is divided into 30 minutes per language. “When I was ...

English professor brings unique approach to campus

Zach Hannigan, Editor In Chief

March 16, 2013

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...

Local critic weaves a tale of baseball, jazz and Bruce Springsteen

Local critic weaves a tale of baseball, jazz and Bruce Springsteen

Scott Redmond, Online Editor

February 22, 2013

The quiet atmosphere of the bookstore was broken with the low hum of the refrigeration units and the...

Chancellor tackles budget and more at CRC convocation

Chancellor tackles budget and more at CRC convocation

Josh Slowiczek, News Editor

January 25, 2013

The newly appointed Los Rios Community College District chancellor Brian King, Ph.D., delivered his first...

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...

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...

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