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Speaker channels the era of Dr. King to bring a message of success to students

Stacey Marie Harris, Staff Writer

January 30, 2014

Filed under Campus, News

"You have to find your own luck," said Scott Syphax, president and chief executive officer of the Nehemiah Companies of Sacramento, Calif., and keynote speaker for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration and Build Bridges to Success event held on Jan. 24, at Cosumnes River College. The event began with a short video, pro...

Now is not the time to panic 49ers fans

Now is not the time to panic 49ers fans

September 25, 2013

After the San Francisco 49ers got manhandled at home Sunday afternoon by the Indianapolis Colts, many...

Elk Grove Farmers Market provides fresh fruit and more for the community

Elk Grove Farmers Market provides fresh fruit and more for the community

September 6, 2013

With the rear hatch popped, they sat quietly together in the back of their jeep. There was a week’s w...

What’s the P(Rx)oblem?

What’s the P(Rx)oblem?

May 29, 2013

Throughout the course of the semester, many college students across the state of California are faced wi...

District prepares to make big changes in email service

Nick Valenzuela, [email protected]

May 27, 2013

Filed under Briefs, News

The Los Rios community college district has chosen to move to Google’s Gmail as its email service of choice after long using its signature iMail. The change comes after a district committee’s decision that iMail is unfit to keep up with technological advancement. On June 1 iMail will be replaced by Gmail, but students are ab...

Editorial: Outsourcing education is not the cure for waitlisted class woes

Editorial Staff, [email protected]

May 23, 2013

Filed under Editorials

A bill recently introduced to the California Senate may make it easier for college students to receive general education credits for online classes, but it also threatens the quality of education for GE requirements. If passed, California Senate Bill 520, introduced by State Senator Darrell Steinberg in February, will force the h...

Former student continues education from behind bars

Former student continues education from behind bars

May 17, 2013

Behind the barricades of concrete and barbed wire circling the Rio Cosumnes Correctional Facility on ...

Foundation recognizes students by awarding scholarships

Foundation recognizes students by awarding scholarships

May 17, 2013

The Cosumnes River College Foundation held the annual Scholarship and Awards Reception in the CRC cafe...

Professor finds joy in teaching through psychology

Professor finds joy in teaching through psychology

Courtney Rich, [email protected]

May 17, 2013

Filed under Features, Profiles

One of the many jobs in life that go without major recognition, is that of a teacher. The often underr...

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...

Food trucks descend upon Elk Grove monthly for a unique dining experience

Food trucks descend upon Elk Grove monthly for a unique dining experience

May 12, 2013

Anyone who happened to be walking around the Old Elk Grove area on May 1. probably would have seen th...

Softball team remains positive despite missing playoffs

Softball team remains positive despite missing playoffs

May 12, 2013

“To be able to keep players after you have a bad season tells you that they still had a good experience...

Anthropology department seeks to make education fun and exciting

Anthropology department seeks to make education fun and exciting

May 12, 2013

Attendance has shown that anthropology is a popular class to take for fulfilling general education requirements....

Hawks’ athletes prepare to transfer from CRC

Victor Macias, [email protected]

May 11, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

It’s been a rough year for Cosumnes River College athletics, but that won't take away the honor of a few athletes, who will be transferring and making the move from CRC to bigger colleges to continue their athletic careers. Charles Standifer, a 21-year-old sophomore, will be transferring to Division 1 University of California,...

Opinion: Is this the end of the Black Mamba?

Latishan Gibson, [email protected]

May 11, 2013

Filed under Off-Campus Sports, Sports

With five NBA championships,15 All-Star appearances and other accolades under his belt at the age of 34, this may be the end for Kobe Bryant. During a victory against the Golden State Warriors on April 12, the Los Angeles Lakers’ star felt a pop as he pushed off his left foot, tearing his achilles tendon. Many feel that...

Proposed bill could increase fees for certain classes

Proposed bill could increase fees for certain classes

Stephan Starnes, [email protected]

May 11, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

Last year, Santa Monica College tried to implement a two-tiered system of class offerings to students,...

As playoffs arrive, rituals become more apparent

As playoffs arrive, rituals become more apparent

Ben Brown, [email protected]

May 11, 2013

Filed under Off-Campus Sports, Sports

In a sporting competition, it’s not just about the game with athletes. The way you prepare for the game ...

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...

Young motherhood provides its own challenges

Emily Collins, [email protected]

May 11, 2013

Filed under Issues, News

Being a parent is not the easiest thing to do. Changing diapers, preparing bottles and sleepless nights are just a few of the things that parents face when they have a baby. Research, including “Counting It Up- The Public Cost of Teen Childbearing: Key Data,” released in June 2011, has shown that becoming pregnant while ...

Editorial: Proposed assembly bill calls for increased fees in misguided attempt to restore courses

Editorial Staff, [email protected]

May 11, 2013

Filed under Editorials

A bill has been proposed in the California Assembly that would raise the costs of classes for community college general education courses, including English, math and history. AB 955, written by Assemblyman Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara), proposes the creation of an extension program that would allow these general courses...

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