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Breakout writer’s debut channels J.K. Rowling

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

November 5, 2013

Filed under Features, Reviews

When it comes to many of the big novels or series that people are familiar with, from the stone halls of Hogwarts in “Harry Potter” or even the vast works of Stephen King, the one thing they have in common is imagery. A story is nothing but an interconnected set of words when you break it down. Those words can be entertaini...

A brand new four-year journey?

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

October 31, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

Community colleges have long been the first step for many students into a world of higher education as they complete the first two years of higher education before moving onto the four-year universities, but what if a student never had to leave their community college to earn a higher degree? California Community Colleges Chancellor...

Student president has a vision for campus

Student president has a vision for campus

October 21, 2013

Leadership is a quality that can’t always be quantified within any one person, but it is the sort ...

How to include super foods into your daily diet

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

October 18, 2013

Filed under Campus Life, Features

Adding just a few vegetables, nuts and other foods to your daily diet can improve all aspects of your health, according to a flyer from the “Eat this, not that” workshop on Sept. 27. Nutrition professor Timaree Hagenburger and students led a workshop on preparing nutrition packed foods known as super foods to teach stude...

Banged up Hawks push unbeaten streak to four, defeat Taft College

Banged up Hawks push unbeaten streak to four, defeat Taft College

October 13, 2013

The Hawks men’s soccer team continued their undefeated streak of four games as they took on and defeated...

TCS: It’s Sacramento, not Shaqramento

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

October 5, 2013

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

Turn back the clocks to 2001, when the Lakers beat their heated rivals, the Kings, in a seven game playoff series, which was just months before then Lakers center Shaquille O’Neal decided to insult the Kings by calling them Queens. Seems simple: big-mouthed players talking trash about the other team. Yet at the same time th...

Societies relationship with what we consume is highlight of new One Book

Societies relationship with what we consume is highlight of new One Book

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

September 3, 2013

Filed under Briefs, News

Each year a new book is chosen for One Book and the campus reads the book while partaking in various e...

History comes alive in star-studded cast

History comes alive in star-studded cast

August 26, 2013

As the time of summer blockbusters full of action stars and more explosions than you can really count...

No more hangovers as crude comedy trilogy takes a final bow

No more hangovers as crude comedy trilogy takes a final bow

May 29, 2013

After four years and three movies full of debauchery, more nudity than you can shake a fist at and t...

Sad, superficial app takes dating to skin deep level

Scott Redmond, Connection Staff

May 17, 2013

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

Many high school and college students have probably played games where they decide if someone was a person they would marry, sleep with or toss aside and it seems that technology has caught up. Tinder, an application available on iPhones, allows users to swipe through photos of local singles and either like or dislike the...

Educator’s borderline inappropriate actions face harsh repercussions

Scott Redmond, Connection Staff

May 16, 2013

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

A professor from Florida Atlantic University was placed on administrative leave on the very same day that a high school teacher from South Carolina finally resigned from a position the district wanted to fire him from. The university professor asked students in class to stomp on the word “Jesus” while the high school...

Outsourcing meets public education in possible senate bill

Scott Redmond, [email protected]

May 11, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

California Community College students are no strangers to new propositions and bills aimed at budgetary issues faced by the public schools and state overall, but a recently proposed senate bill might not be what most expect. Senate Bill 520, authored by Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento), is a measure to increase access to Califor...

NBA player Jason Collins comes out of the closet

Scott Redmond, [email protected]

May 10, 2013

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

Fans and players alike have been wondering what would happen if a player in professional sports were to come out of the closet, and now the question will be answered. Washington Wizards’ center Jason Collins now has the distinction of being the first active player in pro sports to come out as gay, when he made the announc...

Local teacher brings new alternative for Elk Grove youths

Local teacher brings new alternative for Elk Grove youths

Scott Redmond & Oswaldo Guzman, Connection Staff

April 25, 2013

Filed under Features, Profiles

Finding activities that don't cost an arm and leg is a constant quest for the stereotypical broke college...

Students network through their love of anthropology

Students network through their love of anthropology

April 25, 2013

Over 150 years have passed since the times of the Gold Rush in California, yet pieces of that past an...

Survival is the name of the game for new ‘Tomb Raider’

Survival is the name of the game for new ‘Tomb Raider’

April 11, 2013

Back in 1996, a little game called “Tomb Raider” came out on the Sony PlayStation and at the time ...

A dash of history and culture one month a year is not equality

Scott Redmond, Online Editor

April 11, 2013

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

February and March marked the celebrations for Black History and Women’s History Month respectively, and Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month is just around the corner. Each history month is designed to explore the heritage and history of different cultures, races and people and what they have contributed to America. ...

Netflix builds a house out of anything but cards

Netflix builds a house out of anything but cards

April 9, 2013

Broadcast and cable have long held ground in the battle for dominance in the world of television, but...

A willingness to pay for a date is behind new website

Scott Redmond, Online Editor

March 17, 2013

Filed under Features, Reviews

Once upon a time people would meet one another at a social gathering or out in public and form a connection, romantic or otherwise. Along came a thing called the Internet and that all changed. Instead of meeting face-to-face and finding possible romantic partners in that way, websites dedicated to dating and finding 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...

Love is for the birds, marriage is for the pregnant

Scott Redmond, Online Editor

March 16, 2013

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

If gays and lesbians are allowed to get married, then next people can marry dogs, hurricanes will strike the country as a sign of God’s wrath, the institution of marriage will fail or the idea of family as we know it will cease to exist. These are all arguments that have been thrown out by opponents of gay marriage at some...

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