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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’...

Stripped of our common sense

Scott Redmond, Online Editor

March 6, 2013

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

On a 16th birthday most youths find themselves lucky to get a license or even a car as a gift from their parents. A New York mother decided that her 16-year-old son’s birthday needed a little something more. While a car might be normal for that age, it stands to reason that a stripper at a birthday party is not so normal. ...

Martial arts philosophy teaches brain over brawn

Martial arts philosophy teaches brain over brawn

Scott Redmond, Connection Staff

March 1, 2013

Filed under Features, Profiles

Jackie Chan, Bruce Lee and Jet Li are just a few names that probably come to mind when the words martial...

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...

Hawks fail to sweep series against Skyline

Hawks fail to sweep series against Skyline

Scott Redmond, Online Editor

February 13, 2013

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Fresh off a win against Skyline College, the Hawks’ baseball team set out for a repeat as they took...

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...

You just might be a jerk

Scott Redmond, Connection Staff

December 11, 2012

Filed under Opinion

There is a little thing that I like to refer to as the jerk factor that is ever prevalent within society.What is the jerk factor you ask? The jerk factor is where there is a person, typically a male, which is a complete jerk that behaves in ways that are the opposite of what society would expect or desire yet they still g...

Disney’s return of a piece of the nineties, means return of good moral TV

Disney’s return of a piece of the nineties, means return of good moral TV

Scott Redmond, Connection Staff

December 5, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Having been born in the middle of the ‘80s and growing up in the next decade, to borrow a phrase from...

Cabrillo College provides new Los Rios chancellor

Scott Redmond, Connection Staff

December 1, 2012

Filed under News

After a nationwide search to replace retired Dr. Brice Harris, Dr. Brian King was appointed to serve as the new Los Rios Community College District chancellor, according to a Los Rios press release.Dr. King was chosen as chancellor by the Los Rios Community College District Board of Trustees at a special meeting held on Nov....

Appaholics not so anonymous

Scott Redmond, Connection Staff

November 15, 2012

Filed under Features

In a world filled with smartphones and tablets of every size, shape and company support you can think of there is a phrase that has become quite commonplace: there’s an app for that. In the modern age there seems to be an app that can do anything, even help lose weight. Abe Mohammadione, from Atlanta, did just that usin...

Disney empire strikes back

Disney empire strikes back

Scott Redmond, Connection Staff

November 14, 2012

Filed under Opinion

A long time ago in a galaxy not so far away a man named George Lucas created a little movie called Star...

CRC celebrates national day to stop smoking

Scott Redmond & Josh Slowiczek, Connection Staff

November 12, 2012

Filed under News

On the first page of a tiny booklet stuffed inside a water bottle are the words, “Congratulations. By picking up this brochure you've taken the first step towards leading a tobacco free life.” The booklet is part of a pack that will be available the week of Nov. 15 in correlation with the Great American Smokeout, which...

Going green: CRC celebrates first sustainability day

Going green: CRC celebrates first sustainability day

November 6, 2012

Cosumnes River College celebrated its very first Campus Sustainability Day on Oct. 24 with the future of t...

Internet addiction, a possible new medical disorder

Internet addiction, a possible new medical disorder

November 5, 2012

Logging in to check email or the latest tweets several times a day is behavior that would likely neve...

Bills in California protect privacy of social media

Scott Redmond, Connection Staff

October 20, 2012

Filed under News

Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly bill 1844 into law Sept. 27, which prevents employers from asking applicants for their social media information, according to a state press release. The bill, alongside the college focused Senate Bill 1349 that also passed, prohibits employers from requiring or requesting that an individual...

Superstitions draw athletes towards routine

Scott Redmond, Connection Staff

October 17, 2012

Filed under Sports

Not crossing a black cat or making sure not to open an umbrella indoors are superstitions that are held by the average person, but the average person is not the only one that have them. Tiger Woods always wears a red shirt in the final round of golf tournaments. Michael Phelps swings his arms three times before a race. Rituals...

No room for big Myspace comeback

Scott Redmond, Connection Staff

October 17, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Once upon a time there was a social network giant that was the goto place for sharing all things in one’s world online and meeting up with people virtually, and then it died.There was a time that hearing the words “Hey, add me on Myspace” were a serious matter for young people and your status on Myspace meant everything abou...

Los Rios student ID’s, finding deals the student way

Scott Redmond, Connection Staff

October 4, 2012

Filed under Features

Riding public transportation free of charge is a well-known perk of a Los Rios student ID, but there are a lot more available if you look in the right places: Yogurt cravings can lead right to Yogurtville Lounge off Bruceville where students can enjoy a cool 20 percent discount on a yogurt purchase. In the mood for burritos...

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