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Smashburger delivers a spin on the classic burger

Smashburger delivers a spin on the classic burger

February 7, 2012

If a large, juicy, all-around American burger is what you desire, then Smashburger is the place to go. ...

Modern romance: Is technology a friend in your love life?

Zachary Hannigan, Connection Staff

February 7, 2012

Filed under Features

Cosumnes River College student Joseph Espinoza wakes up every morning to a text from his girlfriend, then rolls out of bed and checks his Facebook feed for any exciting news from his friends. The 18-year-old psychology major sees that his friend changed his relationship status to "in a relationship", and it’s accompanied...

“Woman in Black” a Radcliffe step in the right direction

“Woman in Black” a Radcliffe step in the right direction

February 7, 2012

Before I saw "The Woman in Black" starring Daniel Radcliffe, I was referring to it as Harry Potter 8. A...

History professor awarded for raising genocidal awareness

History professor awarded for raising genocidal awareness

Imran Majid, Connection Staff

February 1, 2012

Filed under News

Cosumnes River College awarded the Crystal Apple Award to history professor Mathilde Mukantabana at its...

Gov. Brown’s tax proposal affects students

Vince Schwede, Connection Staff

January 30, 2012

Filed under News

In the State of the State address on Jan. 18, Gov. Jerry Brown proposed tax increases as a way to balance the state’s budget and prevent deeper cuts in education. The address was part of his campaign to put the tax measure on the November ballot. “Putting our fiscal house in order is good stewardship, and it helps to ...

Women’s tennis hopes to improve with new players

Stephan Starnes, Connection Staff

January 30, 2012

Filed under Sports

Cosumnes River College’s women’s tennis team tied for third place in the Big 8 last season, just missing the playoffs. This season, head coach Suzanne Stebbins has high hopes for the team. The team has a strong top five, “the strongest I’ve ever had,” Stebbins said. The entire roster is new, except for her returning...

Audio visual technician by day, rock star by night

Zachary Hannigan, Connection Staff

January 30, 2012

Filed under Features

New Cosumnes River College audio visual technician James Lovett can not only set up any event, but also liven them up with his own music. Lovett was exposed to music at a young age and credits that to his love of music. “Back in those days, parents didn’t use babysitters, so they took you to the bar with them,” Lovett...

Opinion: State of the Union address fails to examine real problems

Imran Majid, Connection Staff

January 30, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Amidst a deep uncertainty over his presidency, growing concerns over the economy and domestic issues and a declining approval rating, President Barack Obama delivered his third and potentially final State of the Union address on Jan. 24 in front of a divided Congress. Obama delivered the speech with the same can-do attitude that ...

Hawks fail to snap Santa Rosa’s undefeated conference record

Hawks fail to snap Santa Rosa’s undefeated conference record

Jon Wilson, Connection Staff

January 27, 2012

Filed under Sports

Perimeter shooting and interior defense propelled the Santa Rosa Bear Cubs (18-4, 7-0) past the Cosumnes...

John Green delivers another faultless book

John Green delivers another faultless book

Stephan Starnes, Connection Staff

January 25, 2012

Filed under Features

“The Fault in Our Stars” is young adult author John Green’s fourth solo book. After reading it, I c...

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