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Left Unsaid: Part III - The stigmatization of mental health

Left Unsaid: Part III – The stigmatization of mental health

December 9, 2013

Part I // Part II // Part III (New Release!) If you’ve recently felt depressed, alone and overwhelmed, if ...

The GOP held the United States hostage

The GOP held the United States hostage

Josh Slowiczek, Staff Writer

October 20, 2013

Citizens of the United States have been held hostage over the last two weeks. Every man, woman and...

3-D space thriller 'Gravity' takes audience to new heights

3-D space thriller ‘Gravity’ takes audience to new heights

October 18, 2013

If you’ve ever considered being an astronaut or space buccaneer, “Gravity” might just be your kind...

The Online Classroom

Josh Slowiczek and Amari Gaffney

October 5, 2013

Cosumnes River College has seen an increase in the presence and availability of online and Desire2Learn supported courses, a technologically-based style of teaching known as distance education. This growing trend of distance education at CRC was addressed in the Substantive Change Proposal, a report presented to the Los Rios Boa...

Spivia (right) and Yvonne (left) Manning sit in the shade and sell their produce at the Elk Grove Farmers Market on Aug. 31.

Elk Grove Farmers Market provides fresh fruit and more for the community

September 6, 2013

With the rear hatch popped, they sat quietly together in the back of their jeep. There was a week’s w...

on drugs

What’s the P(Rx)oblem?

May 29, 2013

Throughout the course of the semester, many college students across the state of California are faced wi...

New senate bill proposes partial restoration of funding to DSPS and EOPS

May 4, 2013

Students, staff, faculty and advocates from across the state gathered together at the California State...

Surviving the fall: How Disabled Students Programs and Services is adjusting to decreased state funding

Surviving the fall: How Disabled Students Programs and Services is adjusting to decreased state funding

April 9, 2013

On July 28, 2009, former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and state legislators enacted the 2009-2010 California...

Registration priority gets an overhaul in fall 2014

Josh Slowiczek, News Editor

April 4, 2013

Changes to California Community Colleges priority registration enrollment are set to take effect statewide in the fall term of 2014 as part of approved legislation from the California Community Colleges Board of Governors. The legislation creates three levels for priority registration and was designed to ensure that students...

Student robbed at gunpoint near Calvine entrance

Josh Slowiczek, News Editor

March 8, 2013

A Cosumnes River College student was robbed at gunpoint on the evening of March 7 while walking along Calvine Road just east of the campus entrance, according to a Los Rios Police Department campus crime bulletin. The robbery occurred around 9:30 p.m. when an unknown suspect armed with a semi-automatic handgun, wearing a...

California students march on the Capitol protesting higher education costs

March 5, 2013

A sea of students, educators and supporters stormed the steps of the California State Capitol Monday...

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...

Campus crime down but still affecting students

Josh Slowiczek, Connection Staff

November 15, 2012

Based solely on campus appearance and location, one might not expect that students enrolled here at Cosumnes River College have been subject to property damage, harassment and grand theft. These crimes, while sporadic in nature, are nothing new to the Los Rios district and on Sept. 22, the Los Rios District Police Department...

CRC celebrates national day to stop smoking

Scott Redmond & Josh Slowiczek, Connection Staff

November 13, 2012

On the first page of a tiny booklet stuffed inside a water bottle are the words, “Congratulations. By picking up this brochure you've taken the first step towards leading a tobacco free life.” The booklet is part of a pack that will be available the week of Nov. 15 in correlation with the Great American Smokeout, which...

A word to the president

Josh Slowiczek, Connection Staff

October 31, 2012

Dear Mr. President, Congratulations on spending the next four years in the Oval Office. There can be no doubt that half of the people in the country are very ecstatic and the other half are very pissed. These sentiments aside, I am writing to inform you of a few problems occurring here in the states that you are obliged to...

Gov. Jerry Brown signs California Senate Bills for free textbooks

Josh Slowiczek, Connection Staff

September 27, 2012

The government wants to help students get free textbooks for their classes. Gov. Jerry Brown signed California Senate Bill 1052 and 1053 on Sept 27., two bills which place into motion a project that will “establish development of open source digital textbooks for 50 lower division courses which students can electronically...

Repeatability legislation to limit retaking classes in June

Josh Slowiczek, Connection Staff

September 27, 2012

Thinking about re-taking one of your favorite classes? Well you should consider taking it this coming spring because as of June 1, the repeatability of certain courses will no longer be permitted in the Los Rios district. Repeatability of active participation courses, such as classes in physical education, visual arts, performing...

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