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Drugstore CVS takes inappropriate steps to find short cut in costs for health insurance

Latisha Gibson, Connection Staff

May 15, 2013

Since when has it been a workplace responsibility to know how much you weigh? The drugstore chain CVS wants employees to share how much they weigh or the have to pay up. CVS is finding a cheaper route to give employees health insurance.To keep the cost of health insurance low, workers have to give up not only their weight...

Opinion: Is this the end of the Black Mamba?

Latishan Gibson, [email protected]

May 11, 2013

With five NBA championships,15 All-Star appearances and other accolades under his belt at the age of 34, this may be the end for Kobe Bryant. During a victory against the Golden State Warriors on April 12, the Los Angeles Lakers’ star felt a pop as he pushed off his left foot, tearing his achilles tendon. Many feel that...

CRC honors students during Black History Month

Latisha Gibson, Connection Staff

March 22, 2013

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...

Split Decisions: Lifting the ban for women combat roles for the better

Latisha Gibson, Connection Staff

February 25, 2013

Women are finally getting the recognition that they have been waited centuries for. The fight to have the same rights as men is at the tips of our fingers but there are people questioning a recently passed bill which allows women to serve in combat. The big arguments against the combat bill are hygiene and the integration...

Famed civil rights activist comes to Cosumnes

Famed civil rights activist comes to Cosumnes

February 10, 2013

As staff and community members gathered together in the main gym at Cosumnes River College on Jan. 27,...

Kings, you’re not welcome anymore

Latisha Gibson, Connection Staff

February 1, 2013

On the cusp of their seventh consecutive losing season, the Sacramento Kings owners, the Maloofs, want to part ways with the city and go elsewhere. The city is known as a cow town, so when you think of Sacramento you wouldn’t expect a basketball team to be in the equation. If the team stays in Sacramento, the city will...

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...

An Apple a day keeps user away

Latisha Gibson, Connection Staff

December 15, 2012

Dear Apple, You suck! You tried so hard to be different with your sleek screen and multiple applications that your phone provides but now you’re losing your touch. Android comes out with an upgraded phone and tablet almost every month and now they came out with a phone and tablet that is giving you a run for you money. Don’t...

Now that’s not what I call music

Latisha Gibson, Connection Staff

December 5, 2012

I remember being a kid in the 90s listening to the radio and every song that came on was a sing-a-long. There was no need to change the station because a smile would start to spread across my face and bring back good memories. Artist like Tupac, Biggie, Too Short etc. brought radio worthy tunes to fans all over the worl...

Lakers: Why pass on the greatest?

Latisha Gibson, Connection Staff

November 28, 2012

With one of the best records in NBA history, it’s kind of hard to imagine the Lakers having problems on the court. Firing Mike Brown, the worst coach that the Lakers have ever had, seemed like a good move to get back to the championship record that they once had decades before. When you think of this team and its record...

Companies hiring big for holiday season

Latisha Gibson, Connection Staff

November 15, 2012

If a holiday job is on your wish list this season, then you have a reason to smile. The stress of not having extra spending money or employment is eliminated by the opportunity to be hired on by different companies that are looking to build their staff with extra help this holiday season. According to a 2012 article presented...

Florida brings segregation into the 21st century

Latisha Gibson, Connection Staff

November 14, 2012

Learning the same material as the person that sits next to you in math class is ideal. Everyone learning all the same thing no matter the challenges that one may encounter. Everything is equal. Well in Florida that isn't the case anymore. Students are being judged on their race instead of their grades when it comes to...

Students find adding fitness and health to their schedules to be difficult

Latisha Gibson, Connection Staff

November 1, 2012

As a college student, one is constantly on the go. Some are full time students, others work and have active social lives. Because of this thoughts of fitness are often furthest from the mind. With a full plate, how many college students are willing to schedule time to work out at the gym or even at home? Unlike high...

California Proposition 38 looks to restore K-12 funding

Latisha Gibson, Connection Staff

October 25, 2012

If Proposition 38 is passed, schools from K-12 will have their funding restored and expanded, according to the official voter information guide.Proposition 38 raises $10 billion a year for schools, puts it into a secure trust fund that politicians can’t touch and distributes the money evenly on a per-child basis to every publ...

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