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Editorial: students should not be put on a timeline to finish

Editorial Staff

February 28, 2015

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

There is a lot of positive light on community colleges lately as President Barack Obama has proposed making them free. Tom Hanks even praised what they did for his life in an article for The New York Times and another article from that same publication called for an end to putting down community colleges by calling university...

Affordable Care Act may negatively affect those still without insurance

Omar Chan, Staff Writer

February 28, 2015

Filed under Issues, News

Tax season is upon us and many Americans are looking forward to a financial boost from their tax return. This year is a bit different than years past because the Affordable Care Act, sometimes referred to as Obamacare, may have an effect on people’s returns. One of President Barack Obama’s largest reform projects, the...

Raising federal minimum wage is a step in the right direction

Raising federal minimum wage is a step in the right direction

February 5, 2014

President Barack Obama recently proposed raising the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10, a mo...

Immigration is the foundation of America

Immigration is the foundation of America

February 7, 2013

America was built on the very foundation of immigration. The roots of this country reside in the fact...

Obama reelection no surprise to students

Brittany Patrick, Connection Staff

November 15, 2012

Filed under News

Of the Cosumnes River College students interviewed, many were “not surprised” by President Barack Obama’s re-election over Republican candidate Mitt Romney. President Obama won the Electoral College 332 votes to Romney’s 206, as well as the popular vote by about 4.35 million votes. The race was predicted to be a close...

Celebrity endorsements influencing the youth vote

Brittany Patrick, Connection Staff

October 31, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Should celebrities endorse their political preferences out to the public? Celebrities are idolized and admired by millions, both young and old. The youth of America is our future America. And what does future America think about the presidential election? Jay-Z and Beyoncé have gone public and announced their support...

Students and union members rally for jobs.

Students and union members rally for jobs.

November 4, 2011

Over 150 students and union members gathered in front of the quad for a rally in support of the Amer...

Editorial: Improving K-12 education will enhance community colleges

Editorial

November 2, 2011

Filed under Opinion

California Community Colleges Chancellor Jack Scott announced the creation of a Student Success Task Force in January that would assist in boosting college completion rates, according to a press release issued by the Chancellor’s office. The Task Force has met with college officials throughout the year and is in the process...

Split Decision: Short term costs equal long term benefits

Split Decision: Short term costs equal long term benefits

October 19, 2011

After the DREAM Act was signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, a wave of anger started to creep over many college...

Split Decision: Higher education in the wrong direction

Split Decision: Higher education in the wrong direction

October 19, 2011

A new bill will qualify immigrant students for California grants and community college fee waivers. Gov....

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