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What does it mean to be an Instagram influencer?

What does it mean to be an Instagram influencer?

March 29, 2019

Recently I’ve been getting the question “how did you grow your followers so quickly?” The first answer...

Music apps offer more methods to pay and play

Kristine Yabumoto, Staff

April 24, 2017

Music is a necessity; to work out, to drive to work, to get through hard times. It’s rare that someone doesn’t have an Apple Music, Spotify, Pandora or SoundCloud account. But which platform is the best? Apple Music was created in June of 2015 and has taken off ever since. Verto Index, a website that rates top perfor...

Cellphone lockboxes bring back the sanctity of concerts

Kristine Yabumoto, Staff

April 5, 2017

Cage the Elephant will be coming to Sacramento on April 15 at the Crest Theatre. Many fans are excited to see their favorite band, but they might be surprised when they find out what the band will ask of them.   The event will require all audience members to put their phones in high tech lock boxes made by the compan...

Eye strain linked to the overuse of technology

Eye strain linked to the overuse of technology

May 5, 2015

As technology continues to grow at a rapid pace, it is obvious that digital technology isn't going away...

Encouraging and supporting women in the sciences is club’s goal

Jasmine Teng, Staff Writer

March 17, 2015

Founded to encourage and support women who are interested in science, technology, engineering and math majors and careers, the Women in STEM club entered their second year of existence this semester. The club originally came together in the spring of 2014 thanks to a few generous sponsors who donated money for the club to...

Hackers: doing more harm than good

Tim Taylor, Staff Writer

March 3, 2015

Technology has become so integrated into our modern world that as a result we rely on it on a daily basis just to accomplish the simplest of tasks, from completing homework or work on the job to even just making purchases. Unfortunately, that means that hackers have become an even bigger threat because of this. Hackers...

Society’s addiction to technology not limited by age, could be dangerous, study finds

Nicole Goodie, Staff writer

February 28, 2015

Students wandering around, completely oblivious to their surroundings because of smartphones is becoming a common sight on Cosumnes River College’s campus. The grounds are slowly resembling an episode of The Walking Dead. Lookout Mobile Security teamed up with Harris Interactive, one of the world’s leading market research...

New technology offers students a different way to communicate

New technology offers students a different way to communicate

Emiliano Martin, Staff Writer

May 19, 2014

In a time when we’ve all come to expect constant connection with friends, family and everyone around...

Computer Information Science Professor Gregory Chapman teaches his algorithm design class in the Learning Resource Center on Feb. 24. Some students perform better in the traditional classroom setting than in an online course.

Traditional classroom setting better for students than online classes

March 3, 2014

Imagine lying in bed in the morning with your pajamas on and not having to get up and rush to get rea...

An Apple a day keeps user away

Latisha Gibson, Connection Staff

December 15, 2012

Dear Apple, You suck! You tried so hard to be different with your sleek screen and multiple applications that your phone provides but now you’re losing your touch. Android comes out with an upgraded phone and tablet almost every month and now they came out with a phone and tablet that is giving you a run for you money. Don’t...

Modern romance: Is technology a friend in your love life?

Zachary Hannigan, Connection Staff

February 7, 2012

Cosumnes River College student Joseph Espinoza wakes up every morning to a text from his girlfriend, then rolls out of bed and checks his Facebook feed for any exciting news from his friends. The 18-year-old psychology major sees that his friend changed his relationship status to "in a relationship", and it’s accompanied...

Students experiment with new technology

Ashley Boucher, Connection Staff

August 31, 2011

It’s the start of the college year and many students have purchased or decided whether a laptop or a tablet will accompany them throughout the semester. Laptops are full powered computers that are portable, have full screens and keyboards. They hold a larger amount of storage and memory space, but this can cause a shorter...

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