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Returning players key to stronger season for Hawks

Stephan Starnes, Connection Staff

January 31, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports

The Cosumnes River College softball team hopes to go one step further than last year and make it to the regional playoffs. This season, the team has eight returning players, and that’s one thing Head Coach Kristy Schroeder thinks will make a difference from last season. “We had a lot of returners,” Schroeder said....

To pee or not to pee, that is the question

To pee or not to pee, that is the question

January 30, 2013

We all know that the law protects people from discrimination based on sex, race, religion and sexual...

Sacramento marches for the dream

Sacramento marches for the dream

Scott Redmond, Online Editor

January 30, 2013

Filed under Campus, Issues, News

“I have a dream” are words from one of the most famous speeches given that has endured so that fif...

Proposition 30 relieves transfer student concerns

Scott Redmond, Connection Staff

December 12, 2012

Filed under News

Before the passing of Proposition 30, California colleges were facing the stark reality of having to make cuts to classes and teachers with the possibility of already high tuition getting even higher. Yearly tuition is nearing $13,000 for the University of California system and $6000 for the California State University system. Tuition...

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...

Holiday occasions for the holiday bliss

Osay Ogbebor, Connection staff

December 6, 2012

Filed under Features

1. Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink When: Nov. 2 - Jan. 21 Where: 701 K Street What: Sacramento’s original outdoor ice rink celebrates its 21st season! The rink is the perfect holiday experience. For more info call (916) 442-8575 2. New Year’s Eve Sky Spectacular When: Dec. 31 - Jan 1, 6 p.m. - 1 a.m. Where: Old Sacramento What: Guests...

San Diego Chancellor on Proposition 30: ‘California has finally come to its senses’

San Diego Chancellor on Proposition 30: ‘California has finally come to its senses’

November 11, 2012

With Proposition 30 being passed by voters in the election, California community colleges will be able...

Proposition 32 limits payroll deductions for political funding

Zach Hannigan, Connection Staff

October 8, 2012

Filed under News

Some are calling it the end of the middle-class, while others call it political reform and the end of special-interest spending. The passage of Proposition 32 would prohibit unions and corporations from using payroll-deducted funds for political purposes and would change the state campaign finance laws, according to the California...

California Proposition 30 looks to increase taxes to fund education

Stephan Starnes, Connection Staff

October 6, 2012

Filed under News

If Proposition 30 fails to pass, community colleges in California stand to lose approximately $550 million, California Community Colleges Vice Chancellor for College Finance & Facilities Planning Dan Troy said during a conference call for college newspapers. Proposition 30 proposes a tax increase for those who earn over...

CRC campus expansion to benefit students, community

Osay Ogbebor, Connection Staff

September 20, 2012

Filed under News

With all the ongoing construction throughout Cosumnes River College, visual enhancements are becoming apparent. “I’m very excited about the construction around the campus,” said CRC President Debbie Travis. “It indicates to me that we’re going to be able to serve our students and the community by having facilities...

Editorial: Maloofs break agreement for the new arena

Jon Wilson and Zach Hannigan, Connection Staff

April 18, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Fans have endured a lack of commitment from the Kings’ owners–the Maloof family–for over a decade now. The time has come for them to either put up or shut up. In a letter to the Maloofs on April 12, Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson expressed his disappointment with the Maloofs for not honoring their verbal agreement,...

A new arena could redefine Sacramento

Jon Wilson, Connection Staff

March 1, 2012

Filed under Sports

Last year, after scares of the Sacramento Kings relocating to Anaheim due to Sacramento having an outdated arena, the NBA and the Maloofs—family that owns the Kings—agreed to give the city one more year to approve a new arena or relocation talks would be readdressed. Now, only a few days are left until March 6, when the...

Occupy Sacramento Protests Continue Despite Arrests

Johny Garcia & Stephan Starnes, Connection Staff

October 8, 2011

Filed under News

Students and citizens gathered in Cesar Chavez Park to continue to protest the wealth gap in America on Oct. 7. The protest was based on the Occupy Wall Street protest in New York, which is an ongoing movement to “end the corruption of our democracy,” according to a page on Adbusters, a not-for-profit activist site. Pr...

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