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Local comedy marathon reaches out to students

Local comedy marathon reaches out to students

March 27, 2013

The Comedy Spot held the first 48 Hour Comedy Marathon in Sacramento the weekend of March 15, with a...

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...

English professor brings unique approach to campus

Zach Hannigan, Editor In Chief

March 16, 2013

Filed under Features, Profiles

A civil rights activist, a staple in the global films series and a member of the teacher’s union are all things that were used to describe English professor Linda Sneed. But her colleagues agreed that she is more than that. A part-time instructor at Cosumnes River College since 2003, Sneed has brought a new approach...

Reading a priority as children’s center nears book goals

Emily Collins, Connection Staff

March 15, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

The Child Development Center set a goal to read 500 books to the children who attend their center within 100 days in an effort to provide and encourage exposure to a variety of literature. The idea is an expansion upon the goal made last semester by Kim Stevenson, a teacher of 4-year-olds, to read 100 books to the children...

Professor delivers lecture on contraception for Women’s History Month

Professor delivers lecture on contraception for Women’s History Month

Sean Thomas, Connection Staff

March 14, 2013

Filed under Campus, News

Family planning was the focus of discussion for the almost 100 Cosumnes River College students that attended...

Cosumnes River College hosts keynote speaker in honor of women’s history month

Cosumnes River College hosts keynote speaker in honor of women’s history month

March 14, 2013

A researcher at the University of California, Davis, Jen Pokorny, who holds a doctorate in psychology,...

Winn center provides new home and opportunities for students

Winn center provides new home and opportunities for students

March 13, 2013

Tucked away in the corner of the Business and Social Science Building at Cosumnes River College, the...

Hawks’ fall to Panthers after three game series

Hawks’ fall to Panthers after three game series

March 13, 2013

Fresh off a win in the second of a three game series against the Sacramento City Panthers, the Hawks’...

An increase in player safety is a necessary evil

Sean Thomas, Connection Staff

March 13, 2013

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

The amount of injuries in the NFL has been a source of great concern the past few years, and with good reason. Facing congressional hearings and hundreds of lawsuits brought against the NFL by thousands of former players, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has had no choice but to make a strong effort to improve player safety. On...

Priority application approaching for London study abroad program

Josh Slowiczek, News Editor

March 12, 2013

Filed under Briefs, Campus, News

The Northern California Study Abroad Consortium program for the fall 2013 semester in London is fast approaching its priority application deadline of April 19. The program offers students from Cosumnes River College, and other campuses in the consortium, the opportunity to live and study in London for a period of four months,...

Ethics in medical study is focus of latest One Book event

Kevin Frodahl, Connection Staff

March 8, 2013

Filed under Campus, News

Students assembled for a lecture by biology professor Julie Oliver, called “Syphilis and the Tuskegee Study,” that covered the horrors of the infamous Tuskegee experiment, as part of the One Book project series in science room 308 at Cosumnes River College Feb. 25. The Tuskegee experiment was a chapter of American history...

California students march on the Capitol protesting higher education costs

March 5, 2013

A sea of students, educators and supporters stormed the steps of the California State Capitol Monday...

‘Poetic Voices’ marks celebration of black history

‘Poetic Voices’ marks celebration of black history

Elizabeth Witt, Opinion Editorial Assistant

March 1, 2013

Filed under Campus, Issues, News

Students and staff trickled into the Recital Hall at Cosumnes River College to observe Black History...

‘Five Broken Cameras’ brings focus to Israeli and Palestinian conflict

Cody Durham, Sports Editor

March 1, 2013

Filed under Campus, Issues, News

“Five Broken Cameras” was shown to a dozen Cosumnes River College students in a small classroom on Feb. 21. The film is a part of CRC’s Global Films series and provided viewers with the harsh reality between Palestinian and Israeli relations. “The series has been happening for several years and each year it has...

Local critic weaves a tale of baseball, jazz and Bruce Springsteen

Local critic weaves a tale of baseball, jazz and Bruce Springsteen

Scott Redmond, Online Editor

February 22, 2013

Filed under Features, Profiles

The quiet atmosphere of the bookstore was broken with the low hum of the refrigeration units and the...

Hawks come out victorious in hard-fought game, split series with Giants

Hawks come out victorious in hard-fought game, split series with Giants

Scott Redmond, Online Editor

February 20, 2013

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Coming off of a three-game losing streak, the Cosumnes River College Hawks were able to pull out a win...

Baseball team drops the first of two games against the Giants

Baseball team drops the first of two games against the Giants

February 20, 2013

Poor defense and even poorer pitch control doomed the Hawks as they dropped the first of a two-game series...

Hookah bar provides friendly staff and variety of flavors for Sacramento night life

Hookah bar provides friendly staff and variety of flavors for Sacramento night life

February 17, 2013

Relaxing atmosphere, great service and affordable hookah are now just a stone's throw away from Cosumnes...

Hawks’ pitching dominates in doubleheader against Lassen

Hawks’ pitching dominates in doubleheader against Lassen

Kevin Frodahl, Copy Editor

February 9, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports

The Hawks’ softball team squared off against the Lassen Community College Cougars twice at the new...

Kings, you’re not welcome anymore

Latisha Gibson, Connection Staff

February 1, 2013

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

On the cusp of their seventh consecutive losing season, the Sacramento Kings owners, the Maloofs, want to part ways with the city and go elsewhere. The city is known as a cow town, so when you think of Sacramento you wouldn’t expect a basketball team to be in the equation. If the team stays in Sacramento, the city will...

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