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OPINION: Equal pay for women far overdue

Every person deserves equal pay for the  quality of her or his work and determination. We have come a long way with technology, discrimination and diplomacy, but we have not come far enough. April 12 marked the 20th Equal Pay Day, and yet we still can’t figure out how to pay women the same amount…


EDITORIAL: Citrus Guardian app vital for safety

Students, staff, administrators and faculty need to download the Citrus Guardian App. With recent school shootings and terrorist attacks, we should no longer maintain the idea that “it can’t happen here.” At Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, a student shot and killed nine victims on Oct. 1, 2015. Even closer to home, a gunman…

Charlie Nickels and Mona Livingston

LOGOS PREVIEW: Kill Me, Deadly

Kirsten Vangsness (right) and Dean Lemont act in a scene from Vangsness’ new film, “Kill Me Deadly,” which will premiere in the Haugh Performing Arts Center on April 24. Vangsness stars on the CBS series “Criminal Minds.” (photo courtesy of Kill Me Deadly, LLC.) Fans of the hit television show “Criminal Minds” will be excited…

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Business economics major Mary McCreary poses next to the pool in the aquatic center on March 30. McCreary, who has been playing water polo since high school, recently began her first semester on the swim team, where she specializes in breaststroke events. (Ricky Guandique Clarion)

Diving into a new passion

Citrus College student Mary “Missy” McCreary is now racing for the women’s swim team this season after playing two seasons on the women’s water polo team. McCreary said she has been swimming competitively since she was a freshman in high school. “I only swim competitively because I am a water polo player,” she said. In…


Constricted: Websites blocked on Wi-Fi

Students crave free Wi-Fi, but upon logging in they will discover that most of their favorite websites are not accessible. Citrus College Technology and Computer Services uses a firewall to monitor and decide what sites are available to students via Wi-Fi. Chief information services officer, Linda Welz, who was unavailable for an in-person interview, said…

Mary Poppins, played by Kylie Molnar, looks on as George Banks, played by Roger Cobian embraces the Banks children, played by Brooklyn Vizcarra and Benjamin Lightfoot in the Haugh Perfomring Arts Center (Photo courtesy of Haugh Performing Arts Center)

Review: A “Jolly Holiday with Mary” at the Haugh

The two-week run of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s “Mary Poppins: The Broadway Musical” concluded April 17 at the Haugh Performing Arts Center and the audience, young and old, were treated to a spectacle of music and fun. For people who grew up watching the Walt Disney film based on P.L. Traver’s story, the production brought…


Buses may have reached end of the road

Citrus College is researching travel alternatives to replace its buses. Vice President of Financial and Administrative Services Claudette Dain, said in an email that once Citrus has explored all the best options and “have properly vetted a recommendation, a proposal will be made in accordance with our prescribed District policies and procedures.” “The use of…


An archangel’s farewell – Kobe Bryant

Photo: Los Angeles Times Kobe Bryant etched his name among the stars on April 13, a personified legend whose reach has transcended the boundaries of a hardwood basketball court and into the hearts of an endearing fanbase for two decades. In what marks the single greatest scoring outburst in basketball sports history – Bryant has closed…