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Students post-transfer have a new outlook on college

Alicia Ilaga, Staff

April 26, 2017

Filed under Features, Profiles

For some students, spending years at a community college saves money, as well as time for indecisive students who can’t pick a major. After all those years spent at a community college, earning general education credits and finalizing a major, there’s nothing left to do but transfer to a university where to continue an education....

Students stay longer than planned at community colleges

Lola Chase, Staff

November 16, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Cosumnes River College is a two-year community college, but two years is a reality for few people. A 2012 study done on CRC showed that 7 percent of students graduated within that expected time frame, according to the College Navigator of National Center for Education Statistics. “I don’t think it is a two-year colle...

Transfer Day shows students diversity of college options

Transfer Day shows students diversity of college options

October 14, 2015

The campus hosted its annual Transfer Day event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Fountain Quad area for s...

Students should do their research before joining any Greek organizations

Stephanie Lopez, Staff Writer

April 29, 2015

Filed under Current Affairs, Most Recent, Opinion

Remember back when you were in grade school riding the bus and singing “The Wheels on the Bus” with the rest of the students? Imagine that same enthusiasm, but instead of grade school kids, it’s men chanting racial slurs at the top of their lungs. This is what members of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at the University...

Editorial: students should not be put on a timeline to finish

Editorial Staff

February 28, 2015

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

There is a lot of positive light on community colleges lately as President Barack Obama has proposed making them free. Tom Hanks even praised what they did for his life in an article for The New York Times and another article from that same publication called for an end to putting down community colleges by calling university...

President Obama’s free community college tuition proposal welcomed by students

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

February 7, 2015

Filed under Campus, Most Recent, News

Before 1984, the cost of attending community college in California was completely free.  With President Barack Obama’s recent proposal, two years of community college could become free once again in California, as well as the rest of the nation. Obama unveiled the plan at Pellissippi State College in Knoxville, Tenn. on...

Colleges earn new grant designed to ease transfers

Imran Majid, Connection Staff

September 7, 2011

Filed under News

Despite an increase in unit fees, the removal of hundreds of courses and other budget cuts, California’s higher education still ranks among the highest in the nation, according to the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office. And in late July, they received some good news in the form of a grant. Thousands of commun...

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