Clinton sets presidential precedent

Despite the outcome of the Nov. 8 election, this presidential race marks a significant milestone for women. Hillary Clinton has opened the door for little girls, sisters, daughters, aunts, mothers, and grandmothers to add another possibility to their list of aspirations: President of the United States. In 2008, Clinton made a speech at the National…


Citrus Avenue extension to open September 12

The completion of construction to extend Citrus Avenue to the Azusa Pacific University/ Citrus College Gold Line stop is projected for Sept. 12. Rosedale Land Partners II Superintendent David Guthery said paving for the street was completed Aug. 22 and sidewalk work began Aug. 23 and will continue through Aug. 29. “I’m still waiting on…

Citrus College students wait in line on Aug. 22 at the Financial Aid desk inside the Student Services building. Starting this semester, students are required to maintain at least a 2.0 grade point average for two consecutive semesters in order to be eligible for the B.O.G. fee waiver.

BOG Waiver GPA requirement starts fall 2016

Beginning this fall semester, students who do not reach academic requirements  may find themselves paying in full for their units. In January 2014, The California Community Colleges Board of Governors passed regulations that require students to follow minimum academic standing requirements to keep their B.O.G. fee waiver. This waiver allows students of lower income to…


Owls football enters season of optimism

The Citrus College Owls football team’s 2015 season got off to a bad start before it began when seven starters were lost to injury before the first game. Head coach Ron Ponciano said at the end of last season that number had grown to 23 over the course of the season. The constant reshuffling of the…


Citrus student Emily Prust dies on vacation

Emily Prust, diagnosed with Cerebal Palsy, died from difficulty breathing while vacationing with family in Kansas. Prust’s memorial will take place at 4 p.m. August 11 at the Glenkirk Church. The Citrus College Disabled Students Programs and Services Office Facebook page said a reception will follow at Prust’s father’s house. Any students wishing to attend…


San Gabriel Complex Fire 10% contained

Photo Courtesy of Monrovia Patch Source: Los Angeles Times The Reservoir and Fish fires that sparked June 20 now labelled as the San Gabriel Complex fire, burned through 4,900 acres and is 10 percent contained as of Wednesday morning The Reservoir fire, reported at 11 a.m. on June 20, authorities said was caused by a car crash…


Voices of Citrus

Marielle Villa Flor – 19- Philosophy -Glendora “Wow! That is a tough one, but I would say Wonder Woman, because Girl Power! Haha I mean she embodies woman empowerment” Kike Acosta – 19 – Criminal Justice – Duarte “Does Optimus Prime count? Yes, Optimus Prime! Because he can come back from the dead and he…