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Hawks rally late, but fall to the Pirates

Hawks rally late, but fall to the Pirates

April 23, 2013

The Cosumnes River College Hawks' late inning rally fell short, as the visiting Modesto Junior Colle...

History professor appointed as Ambassador of Rwanda

History professor appointed as Ambassador of Rwanda

April 19, 2013

-UPDATE: A correction was made to this story on 4/23/2013- In January, history professor Mathilde Mu...

Assembly Bill aims to increase financial aid

Nick Valenzuela, Connection Staff

April 18, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

California community college students struggling with financial aid may soon receive assistance in obtaining FAFSA and Pell Grant funds thanks to a bill recently introduced to the California State Assembly. California Assemblyman Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) has created Assembly Bill 606, a bill that, if passed, would requir...

Admired professor and coach leaves behind legacy as retirement approaches

Admired professor and coach leaves behind legacy as retirement approaches

April 15, 2013

Over his 41 years at Cosumnes River College, kinesiology professor Travis Parker has pushed students...

Hawks’ softball wins close game against Modesto

Hawks’ softball wins close game against Modesto

April 15, 2013

Coming off a loss Saturday against Sierra College, the Cosumnes River softball team took the field at...

Piecing together a history of Old Sacramento

Zach Hannigan, Editor In Chief

April 13, 2013

Filed under Features, Profiles

In a tucked away classroom on the southeast end of campus, Cosumnes River College anthropology major Marcos Martinez picks up a ceramic artifact, studies it and places it into a plastic bag. Martinez, 20, picks up his Sharpie and starts writing on the bag, cataloging it for future reference. He and a few other select students...

Survival is the name of the game for new ‘Tomb Raider’

Survival is the name of the game for new ‘Tomb Raider’

April 11, 2013

Back in 1996, a little game called “Tomb Raider” came out on the Sony PlayStation and at the time ...

Editorial: Carrying the college drinking mindset into life is detrimental

Editorial Staff, Connection Staff

April 11, 2013

Filed under Editorials

Binge drinking is on the rise and becoming a big issue for college students both past and present. Research shows that people who are of the same age as college students, but do not attend college, are less likely to be binge drinkers, and the number of incidences of binge drinking in that age range has dropped immensely, ...

Netflix builds a house out of anything but cards

Netflix builds a house out of anything but cards

April 9, 2013

Broadcast and cable have long held ground in the battle for dominance in the world of television, but...

Students get chance to have their voice heard in upcoming elections

Zach Hannigan, Editor In Chief

April 8, 2013

Filed under Campus, News

The Associated Students of Cosumnes River College yearly elections are set to take place on April 16 and 17. Polls will be held in the Admissions and Records lobby area from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. “These elections are for the students, so it’s important that they come out and vote,” said faculty coordinator of campus life Win...

Changes in summer courses begins summer 2013

Emily Collins, Connection Staff

April 8, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

Students can begin enrolling in summer semester classes at Cosumnes River College based on their priority level beginning April 22. When searching the class schedule for the summer semester, students may notice a decrease in the number and type of courses that will be available. “We’ve gone to one full academic year...

Annual march hopes to raise awareness on immigration issues

Annual march hopes to raise awareness on immigration issues

April 7, 2013

As the overcast sky loomed over Southside park in Downtown Sacramento, the chants of “Sí se puede (ye...

Hindsight is 20/20 as Timberlake redefines his style for a new decade

April 4, 2013

Justin Timberlake has come a long way in his career, graduating from his former boy-band ‘N Sync te...

Registration priority gets an overhaul in fall 2014

Josh Slowiczek, News Editor

April 4, 2013

Filed under Briefs, News

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...

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...

Hawks’ softball wins close one against ARC

Emily Collins, Connection Staff

March 26, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports

While most students were enjoying their spring break, the Cosumnes River College Hawks played the American River College Beavers in women’s softball March 26. Hawks’ sophomore pitcher and first baseman Allison Barsetti started the game and had trouble finding the strike zone, walking the first few players, hitting one...

Oz the not so great and powerful

March 23, 2013

“Oz the Great and Powerful” is a fantasy set in the world created by the 1939 classic “The Wizar...

CRC honors students during Black History Month

Latisha Gibson, Connection Staff

March 22, 2013

Filed under Campus Life, Features

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...

Campus clubs gather to show their spirit

Campus clubs gather to show their spirit

March 20, 2013

It appeared to be a miniature carnival on campus with people yelling, games being played and even a p...

Editorial: Community colleges hurt by proposed unit cap

Editorial Staff

March 18, 2013

Filed under Editorials

Aspects of Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget proposal for 2013-14 may keep California’s once thriving public education system alive, but the 90 unit cap he’s suggested will remove the very roots which community colleges have grown from. If enacted, this legislation will require any California community college student who has...

Official dedication of athletic facilities marks new era for campus sports

Official dedication of athletic facilities marks new era for campus sports

March 16, 2013

Cosumnes River College President Deborah Travis spoke to members of the board of trustees, administration...

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