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CRC facing low enrollment numbers in fall semester

Kayleen Carter, Staff

November 13, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

The campus has a fewer amount of enrolled students for fall 2015 compared to fall 2014. Currently, there are 14,674 students enrolled at Cosumnes River College, which is a one percent decrease compared to this time last year, according to a CRC research brief. “Although enrollment dropped compared to last fall, when w...

Online classes may not be for everyone, study says

Nicole Goodie, staff

October 29, 2015

Filed under Campus, Issues, News

The ability to login to your classroom can be convenient for a wide range of students. Although, a study published by the University of California Davis shows that some students are not prepared for an online classroom. The study found that community college students are less likely to pass the online version of a course. The s...

Annual Club Activities Fair gives students a chance to get more involved

Cole McCarthy, staff

October 29, 2015

Filed under Campus, Campus Life, Clubs, News, Slideshow

The Club Activities Fair was held on Oct. 14 and 15 from 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Each club was allowed to set up tables and speak with passing students.   Each club set up their tables differently but 22-year-old computer science major Sirazle Ali said the Diversity Student Association were mainly trying to recruit member...

CRC goes through critical accreditation process

Cole McCarthy, Staff

October 22, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

From Oct. 5-8 a team composed of as many as 13 peer evaluators from other colleges paid a mandatory visit to Cosumnes River College to confirm that the campus meets the eligibility requirements, standards and commission policies.   “It’s super important,” said College Self-Evaluation Tri-chair Professor Georgine Hodgkinson. ...

Gun Brandishing on Campus

October 20, 2015

Filed under Briefs, Campus, Crime, News

Los Rios Police Department reported an on-campus gun brandishing on Oct. 19, according to a crime bulletin. Two females reported that four males approached them in parking lot D around 9:45 p.m. One suspect pulled out a handgun and asked one female to get off her cell phone. The suspects then laughed and walked away towa...

Governor’s budget act will increase community college funds

Kalaisha Totty, Staff

October 14, 2015

Filed under Issues, News, Top Stories

Every year, California’s governor proposes a budget that allocates state funds in various directions. This year’s budget proposal included an increase in allocated monies to California community colleges and Gov. Jerry Brown signed the budget into effect on June 25. The budget has grouped K-12 with community colleges in the categ...

Gov. Brown passes “Yes Means Yes” bill for affirmative consent

Coy Granderson, Staff

October 14, 2015

Filed under Issues, News, Top Stories

With a stroke of a pen, Gov. Jerry Brown added the “Yes Means Yes” bill to his list of major changes for the state. The bill requires an “affirmative consent” amidst any sexual context. Senate Bill 967 (de León) mandates that intimate language is standardized in policies used to decide if the accused had committe...

Associated students appoint new members

Cole McCarthy, staff

October 6, 2015

Filed under Campus, Most Recent, News

Both Tony Tran and Merissa Heredia were well aware of of what the student senate stands for when they decided to run for positions as representatives of the ASCRC.  It is through the Student Senate that we as CRC students are able to connect with the issues and on-goings of our campus that directly affect us.   Business Finan...

CRC welcomes new wave of faculty

CRC welcomes new wave of faculty

October 6, 2015

The 15 new faculty members who have been hired on campus this fall each bring a unique background and d...

CRC A/C system gets new pipes

CRC A/C system gets new pipes

October 6, 2015

Walking through campus, it is nearly impossible to miss the construction that has left giant trenches th...

Stumbling along can benefit students

Emily Lotz, Staff

September 23, 2015

Filed under Opinion

There is a lost art that goes unnoticed in the world of education and learning. It’s a beautiful skill, which most take for granted or don’t even get to experience; it is the practice of accidental stumbling. This is a term used for taking classes that seem fun, rather than the ones that are required, and ending up finding...

New computer lab guides students in the right direction

Coy Granderson, Staff

September 23, 2015

Filed under Campus, Most Recent, News

The Student Access Center, a new computer lab facility at Cosumnes River College, opened its doors to students this fall semester. Two computer labs make up the SAC. The main computer lab is located in room L125 and the overflow computer lab is located in room L112. Trained SAC personnel are onsite and available to assist...

Students speak out about Sac City shooting

Tyler Santana, Staff

September 21, 2015

Filed under Campus, Crime, News, Top Stories

Following a fatal shooting that occurred on the Sacramento City College campus on Sept. 3, which left two people injured and one dead, students and staff shared how the incident has affected them. Students from Cosumnes River College and Sac City shared their thoughts about the shooting and how it was handled by Los Rios P...

Students to determine outcome of transit pass

Students to determine outcome of transit pass

September 21, 2015

With Cosumnes River College’s student elections coming up on Sept. 22 and 23, the Los Rios Communi...

Gunman fires at Sacramento City College

Gunman fires at Sacramento City College

September 4, 2015

A gunman killed one and injured two at Sacramento City College on Sept. 3. The suspected shooter is...

Next stop CRC: anticipated Blue Line light rail extension opens

Next stop CRC: anticipated Blue Line light rail extension opens

September 2, 2015

The much-anticipated Blue Line light rail extension to Cosumnes River College opened Aug. 24. The...

Student Success Task Force recommendations make “good policy sense”

Imran Majid, Connection Staff

February 8, 2012

Filed under News

California’s Community Colleges Board of Governors unanimously voted in favor of adopting the 22 recommendations made by the Student Success Task Force on Jan. 9, according to a press release from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office. The SSTF final report, which will be sent to the state legislature f...

Glitz and glamour have taken over news worthy stories

Stephan Starnes, Connection Staff

December 5, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Top news is no longer what’s the timeliest, the most relevant or the most impactful. Nowadays top news deals with whatever is flashiest, sexiest and can sell the most. On my Yahoo home page I have a featured news widget and top stories boxes. The featured news is the one that includes a scroll box with stories and pictures....

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