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Lack of sleep high among college students, poses health risks

Lack of sleep high among college students, poses health risks

February 12, 2015

Sitting at a desk with books and perhaps coffee, cramming for an exam or trying to finish up that couple...

Campus joins The Great American Smokeout

Marcus Ellis, Staff Writer

December 1, 2014

Filed under Most Recent, News

Organized by the American Cancer Society, The Great American Smokeout is an annual event that takes place on the third Thursday in November. This event propositions smokers to take on the challenge and make the commitment to stop smoking for at least 24 hours, according to their website. The event, which took place on Nov....

Campus does not participate in Diabetes Awareness Month, students disagree

Campus does not participate in Diabetes Awareness Month,  students disagree

Brittany Harden, Staff Writer

November 17, 2014

Filed under Most Recent, News

November is Diabetes Awareness Month and students on campus are looking for a new way to raise awareness...

Allergy season on the rise

Kaley Andrews, Staff Writer

April 12, 2014

Filed under Features, Issues

Recent rains and heavy winds have set Sacramento blooming and allergy sufferers sneezing, coughing and cursing Mother Nature as stirred-up allergens saturate the air. The dreaded allergy season has begun. For a life-long allergy sufferer, spring is the worst season of the year. Severe allergies can prove to be socially and...

All pain and little gain comes with fashion choice

Jelina Cortero, Staff Writer

March 22, 2014

Filed under Features

Women are constantly trying to find new ways to gain an image boost in choosing outfits, especially when it comes to fitting better into their favorite clothes. However, new studies have doctors warning women about the dangers of wearing shapewear, such as corsets and spanx, under their clothes on a daily basis. The same st...

Healthy habits can help in avoiding flu

Healthy habits can help in avoiding flu

February 14, 2014

It’s that time of the year again, where the excitement of the holidays is long gone and the inevitab...

New research shows perils of mixing drinks, CRC students and faculty react

New research shows perils of mixing drinks, CRC students and faculty react

February 7, 2014

Monster, Rockstar and RedBull are well known energy drinks and have become a common staple in the lives...

Flu season proves to be deadlier than previous years

Emiliano Martin, Staff Writer

February 6, 2014

Filed under Health, News

*Story updated 2/11/2014 to reflect increased amount of flu related deaths*   Sacramento County flu deaths have risen to 24 victims and flu season has only just peaked, according to a press release from the Sacramento Department of Health and Human Services on Feb. 5. This year's viruses have hit an unlikely group compared to pre...

A good night’s sleep on the chopping block amidst the stress of a college life

Rachel Norris, Staff Writer

January 23, 2014

Filed under Health, News

The hardest part of 19-year-old Michelle Bueso’s day is waking up in the morning. After going through the seven alarms she has set up on her iPhone, she finally rolls out of bed and heads straight to the kitchen to make her first pot of coffee of the day. Eyes heavy and mind foggy, Bueso still can’t get used to the lack ...

Cigarette alternative poses questions about health and campus smoking policies

Rachel Norris, Staff Writer

September 18, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

E-cigarettes made their first appearance on store shelves in 2006, but have taken the market by storm in the past couple of years, according to the Associated Press. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a study on Sept. 5, which found that in the United States, the number of smokers who have tried e-ciga...

TCS: Baseball loses a long-time practiced habit

Emily Collins, Connection Staff

April 10, 2013

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

Seeing a batter spit as he approaches the plate or a pitcher nod to his catcher and spit before starting his wind-up is as much a part of baseball as peanuts and Cracker Jacks. It seems that most players on the field during a MLB game has a dip, or wad of smokeless chewing tobacco, in his mouth. “It’s been a part of baseball fo...

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...

CRC celebrates national day to stop smoking

Scott Redmond & Josh Slowiczek, Connection Staff

November 12, 2012

Filed under News

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...

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