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Gender-based marketing: Women cannot be fooled

Ariel Hevesi, Connection Staff

September 27, 2012

Filed under Opinion

From pretty pastel pens to curvy girl Legos, it seems as though companies desperately try to rope in the female audience by altering their products to be female-friendly. Bic now has a new pastel-colored ball point pen called “The Bic Cristal for Her,” which allows women to write “elegantly and in style” as described by t...

New CRC dean, Torence Powell, shares his personal connection in his leading role

Ashley Boucher, Features / Arts & Entertainment Editor

September 24, 2012

Filed under Features

A once “knucklehead kid” who first arrived at Cosumnes River College intimidated, Torence Powell found his way back to the college that pushed him towards the right path. Even with a supportive family to go home to each day, Powell had managed to get into trouble as a kid. “In the 90s, it was pretty bad,” Powell s...

CRC’s 2012 Health Resource Fair successfully raises awareness

Jonathan Rich, Connection Staff

September 24, 2012

Filed under Features

Over a year in planning, the cooperation of over 40 different agencies came together with one woman’s idea to spread awareness and education to students on health and welfare. Carmella Henderson, Cosumnes River College peer health educator, is that woman and the host of the CRC Fall 2012 Health Resource Fair held at the...

Tony Bloomfield: Our intention is never to make pro baseball players

Zach Hannigan, Connection Staff

September 20, 2012

Filed under Sports

“Play every day like it’s your last.” These are the words that baseball’s head coach Tony Bloomfield instilled in his players at the beginning of last season. A season that would bring Cosumnes River College its first state championship in one of the hardest ways possible. The Hawks never played a home game...

Baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and steroids

Baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and steroids

Zach Hannigan, Connection Staff

September 4, 2012

Filed under The Cheap Seats

When reports surfaced of San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera’s drug use, the baseball world...

Elk Grove’s Multicultural Festival unites the diverse city

Ashley Boucher, Connection Staff

August 30, 2012

Filed under Features

Weaving in and out of the colorful crowd Elk Grove has grown to have, Azteca dancers moved making the bells strapped to their ankles rattle with each step. They chanted along with the beating drums, sharing their one dance, one music style and one culture for their neighbors of Elk Grove. One unique culture after another...

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?

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