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Students share thoughts on CSU admissions freeze

Takara Campbell, Connection Staff

May 4, 2012

California State Universities are planning to cut enrollment for the 2013-2014 school year by 25,000 students by closing spring admissions for most of its campuses, according to an article on the CSU website. The California State University system announced new measures to save money on March 20, including a plan to cut ...

CRC softball game vs. Modesto comes up short for Hawks

Takara Campbell, Connection Staff

March 29, 2012

The Hawks (3-19) failed to pull out a close game against the Modesto Junior College Pirates (14-10) on March 22 at Cosumnes River College, falling to last place in the Big 8 conference. Both teams had trouble scoring early but were able to keep pace with each other as the game progressed. The Pirates scored the first run in the f...

Opinion: Celebrities on pedestals should come down to earth

Takara Campbell, Connection Staff

March 1, 2012

Celebrity. Just the word brings thoughts of fame, beauty and riches. It’s safe to say that many of us dream of becoming one of the coveted few. Some of us spend countless hours waiting in line so we can try to catch a glimpse of these elusive figures. Living in California, I feel a personal connection with most of the celebri...

Money, media and movies contribute to marital decline

Money, media and movies contribute to marital decline

February 8, 2012

Daydreams and fairy tales filled my days when I was younger. I never had many friends as a child, so I ...

Upcoming holiday season forces students to juggle priorities

Upcoming holiday season forces students to juggle priorities

December 5, 2011

As the holiday season nears, students said they find themselves concerned about balancing the chaos...

Women’s basketball falls short in CRC Invitational

Women’s basketball falls short in CRC Invitational

Takara Campbell, Tiffany De Leon & Jon Gallenstein, Connection Staff

November 18, 2011

The Cosumnes River College women’s basketball team kicked off its season by playing in the annual CRC...

Life lesson missed in ‘Harry Potter’

Takara Campbell, Connection Staff

November 16, 2011

Ron Weasley, best friend of Harry Potter, was almost killed off by the series author, J.K. Rowling revealed in an interview conducted by Daniel Radcliffe. As someone who has followed the series since I was 9 years old, this news comes as a huge shock. Harry, Ron and Hermione are the main characters, so they have a certain...

Experienced men’s basketball team expecting to succeed

Takara Campbell, Connection Staff

November 10, 2011

The men’s basketball team will kick off its 2011-2012 season with the seventh annual Hawks Invitational, from Nov. 10-12. With 18 wins last season, the Hawks have a lot to live up to. “Our goals are set up pretty high,” said head coach James Giacomazzi. Giacomazzi has led the basketball team to 84 victories throughout...

Hawk Talk: Do you believe that K-12 are adequately prepared for college?

November 2, 2011

Do you believe that K-12 are adequately prepared for college?

Students find various ways to get textbooks

Takara Campbell, Connection Staff

October 19, 2011

With college tuition on the rise, many students are strapped for cash. And according to a survey released by the U.S. Public Interest Research Group, seven in 10 students are unable or unwilling to raise enough funds to buy books, something that every student needs. Students at Cosumnes River College had various ways of getting...

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