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Financial aid office addresses disbursement backup

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

December 5, 2014

Financial aid is a necessary option for many students to be able to  afford a college education. Listening around campus, it’s not strange to hear students talking about not knowing why they don’t qualify for financial aid, saying that they weren’t told about what they needed to do in order to get their aid or that...

Winn Center named a leader in green design

Winn Center named a leader in green design

December 4, 2014

Over the years, Cosumnes River College has won countless awards, the most recent being the Winn Center...

A student from the Cosumnes River College River Radio station edits content for an upcoming broadcast as part of the hands-on experience the program offers to students interested in the field of radio broadcasting.

Campus radio station gives students real world expierence

November 28, 2014

River Radio, Cosumnes River College’s very own campus radio station, is a student-operated, campus-admini...

Online office hours allow counselors to help more students

Marcus Ellis, Staff Writer

November 6, 2014

Cosumnes River College’s counseling department is now offering students the opportunity to interact with them more frequently through their new online live chat services. Spearheaded by CRC counselor Monica Cranston, with the help of Christina Ocrant, an educational media and web design specialist, the CRC live chat service...

Brown leading in polls in race for governor

Brown leading in polls in race for governor

November 1, 2014

Current California Governor Jerry Brown will likely win a record fourth term in office as he is leading...

Students waiting to be helped by the financial aid staff.

Possibility of financial aid based on student competency being explored by colleges throughout the country

October 31, 2014

Soon, students will be able to pay for college with a new program for financial aid that will measure ...

Students spending money and browsing in the campus book store.

Students have many ideas about how to save money

October 24, 2014

Since 2009 the use of debit cards among students has increased while their use of credit cards has dec...

Students in the cafeteria enjoying food and friends near the Rio Bistro.

Reduced hours leave students hungry for options

October 22, 2014

The dining area at any campus tends to be a gathering place as students not only come to study and han...

Interning in college has varied results for students in securing jobs after graduation

Brittany Harden, Staff Writer

October 16, 2014

*This story was updated/corrected on Oct. 20, 2014 Securing their dream job is the reason that many people attend college, but in today’s job market having a degree isn’t always enough. Internships are more important to students’ than ever before. “Internships give students an opportunity to take what they are learning in the classro...

Northern California four-year colleges considered affordable in comparison to the rest of the state

Northern California four-year colleges considered affordable in comparison to the rest of the state

October 14, 2014

In the recent Congressional debate between incumbent Ami Bera and candidate Doug Ose, both candidates ag...

Hawks’ coach sets example of dedication for team

Hawks' coach sets example of dedication for team

Sean Thomas, Connection Staff

February 4, 2013

If you've attended a Hawks’ basketball game, then you’re bound to notice the often animated coach...

Kings, you’re not welcome anymore

Latisha Gibson, Connection Staff

February 1, 2013

On the cusp of their seventh consecutive losing season, the Sacramento Kings owners, the Maloofs, want to part ways with the city and go elsewhere. The city is known as a cow town, so when you think of Sacramento you wouldn’t expect a basketball team to be in the equation. If the team stays in Sacramento, the city will...

Obama reelection no surprise to students

Brittany Patrick, Connection Staff

November 15, 2012

Of the Cosumnes River College students interviewed, many were “not surprised” by President Barack Obama’s re-election over Republican candidate Mitt Romney. President Obama won the Electoral College 332 votes to Romney’s 206, as well as the popular vote by about 4.35 million votes. The race was predicted to be a close...

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