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Editorial: Community colleges hurt by proposed unit cap

Editorial Staff

March 18, 2013

Filed under Editorials

Aspects of Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget proposal for 2013-14 may keep California’s once thriving public education system alive, but the 90 unit cap he’s suggested will remove the very roots which community colleges have grown from. If enacted, this legislation will require any California community college student who has...

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...

Elk Grove indie band steps into spotlight

March 15, 2013

In a crammed living room in suburbia, folk songs of heartache and human experience filled the practice...

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...

Student robbed at gunpoint near Calvine entrance

Josh Slowiczek, News Editor

March 8, 2013

Filed under Briefs, News

A Cosumnes River College student was robbed at gunpoint on the evening of March 7 while walking along Calvine Road just east of the campus entrance, according to a Los Rios Police Department campus crime bulletin. The robbery occurred around 9:30 p.m. when an unknown suspect armed with a semi-automatic handgun, wearing a...

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...

Online education expansion could provide lifeline to students

Online education expansion could provide lifeline to students

March 7, 2013

Students at California colleges may have greater opportunity to attend high-demand classes if Gov. Jerry...

Science, history and humor mark celebration of women

Rachel Norris, Connection Staff

March 7, 2013

Filed under Campus Life, Features

You know those big, intimidating biology textbooks that us students are hitting hard before the big exams? Yeah, the ones with the crazy pictures and models. If someone was to ask you who is responsible for the scientific knowledge in those very textbooks, you probably wouldn’t have a clue. So slip on your lab coats and...

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...

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...

Clearer path to university, transfer degree gains momentum

Clearer path to university, transfer degree gains momentum

March 1, 2013

Each semester, students from Cosumnes River College and other lower division institutions transfer to...

Opera singer’s career helps to inspire students

Mozes Zarate, News Editorial Assistant

March 1, 2013

Filed under Features, Profiles

With nuanced pitch and a sensational vibrato, Bay Area opera singer Heidi Moss captivated the crowd of students, composers and music-lovers with "Die Nacht," a piece about love as light extinguishing itself in nightfall. The song was part of a talk that Moss gave to students at Cosumnes River College on Feb. 11. Music, science...

‘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...

DVD lecture series aims to educate on the effects of stress

Emily Collins, Features Editorial Assistant

March 1, 2013

Filed under News

Learning how stress interacts with different parts of your body, as well as the many effects stress can have on you are the topics covered in a weekly event presented by the Social Responsibility Committee. “Stress and Your Body” by Professor Robert Sapolsky is aired in the Center for the Advancement of Staff and Student...

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