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Communities rally for sexual predators instead of supporting victims

Kevin Frodahl, Connection Staff

May 7, 2013

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

Sports are an important part of American culture, but the way Americans embrace sports and athletes is in terrible need of revision. Over the last few years, public attention has been drawn again and again to incidences of horrific sexual misconduct on the part of both athletes and faculty members. While the victims, towns...

Risky lifestyles and apps go hand in hand

Risky lifestyles and apps go hand in hand

April 26, 2013

Life is full of risks and choices that have to be made without knowing the outcomes, but technology has...

Universal design offers new pathway to education

Universal design offers new pathway to education

April 25, 2013

A new pre-algebra class at Cosumnes River College may provide a glimpse into the future of education...

Local comedy marathon reaches out to students

Local comedy marathon reaches out to students

March 27, 2013

The Comedy Spot held the first 48 Hour Comedy Marathon in Sacramento the weekend of March 15, with a...

Ethics is the focus for student panel at One Book event

Ethics is the focus for student panel at One Book event

March 27, 2013

*Story was updated on March 29th, 2013* Students were invited to the Hawks Nest Bookstore at Cosumnes...

Men’s tennis battles in last home matches of season, lose to Fresno City

Men’s tennis battles in last home matches of season, lose to Fresno City

Kevin Frodahl, Copy Editor

March 24, 2013

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

The Cosumnes River College men’s tennis team took on the Fresno City College Rams at CRC Tuesday, but...

‘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...

Ethics in medical study is focus of latest One Book event

Kevin Frodahl, Connection Staff

March 8, 2013

Filed under Campus, News

Students assembled for a lecture by biology professor Julie Oliver, called “Syphilis and the Tuskegee Study,” that covered the horrors of the infamous Tuskegee experiment, as part of the One Book project series in science room 308 at Cosumnes River College Feb. 25. The Tuskegee experiment was a chapter of American history...

Martial arts philosophy teaches brain over brawn

Martial arts philosophy teaches brain over brawn

Scott Redmond, Connection Staff

March 1, 2013

Filed under Features, Profiles

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

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...

Hawks’ pitching dominates in doubleheader against Lassen

Hawks’ pitching dominates in doubleheader against Lassen

Kevin Frodahl, Copy Editor

February 9, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports

The Hawks’ softball team squared off against the Lassen Community College Cougars twice at the new...

New California laws protect users of social media

New California laws protect users of social media

February 5, 2013

A pair of bills signed by Gov. Jerry Brown in Sept. 2012 went into effect on Jan. 1, prohibiting colleges...

Turning tragedy into travesty, the gun control debate

Kevin Frodahl, Copyeditor

January 29, 2013

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

The School shooting in Newtown, Conn. may have occurred over a month ago, but pundits from both ends of the political spectrum continue to use the tragedy as ammunition for gun control bickering. It may be important to analyze our gun laws, especially in the wake of a massacre that wouldn’t have been possible without guns....

Popular 5-hour Energy is linked to 13 deaths over three years

Popular 5-hour Energy is linked to 13 deaths over three years

December 11, 2012

Five-hour Energy drinks are currently the subject of a Food and Drug Administration investigation into...

Hopeful parents are turning to Craigslist

Kevin Frodahl, Connection Staff

December 5, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Craigslist is a great tool for the honest, hard-working cheapskate like myself, and it’s also a great tool for anyone who wants to get rid of unnecessary junk. Books full of pencil marks, board-games with missing pieces and neglected exercise equipment are all just a click away with Craigslist. Users can also adopt dogs...

A fare share to give at CRC’s SHAREfair week

Kevin Frodahl, Connection Staff

November 28, 2012

Filed under Features

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...

Prop 35: breaking the chains of human trafficking

Kevin Frodahl, Connection Staff

October 31, 2012

Filed under Opinion

The issue of human trafficking has grown rapidly in recent years, especially in Sacramento, so it's no surprise that new trafficking laws are appearing on the ballot this year under Proposition 35. The proposition- if passed- will increase penalties on those who force or coerce others into prostitution or other labor. According...

Importance of Prop 35

Kevin Frodahl, Staff Writer

October 24, 2012

Filed under Opinion

The issue of human trafficking has grown rapidly in recent years, especially in Sacramento, so it's no surprise that new trafficking laws are appearing on the ballot this year under Proposition 35. The proposition – if passed- will increase penalties on those who force or coerce others into prostitution or other labor....

Schubert’s One Book bioethics lecture covers informed consent

Schubert’s One Book bioethics lecture covers informed consent

September 23, 2012

Cosumnes River College philosophy Professor Rick Schubert gave a lecture on bioethics in relation to...

Men’s soccer routs Cañada College, wins home opener

Kevin Frodahl, Connection Staff

September 10, 2012

Filed under Sports

The men's soccer team came out victorious against the Cañada College Colts in their third game of the season on Sept. 6. After a tense first half that featured only one goal, scored by CRC freshman midfielder Bernabe Gonzalez, the Hawks opened the second half of the game decisively by scoring three more goals in under 10...

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