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A fortune cookie comes true

A full-time student, and part-time worker, Shane Malins finds the time to write the music for the indie rock band Fortune Boy. Malins, 21, is a music business major at Citrus College. While he is not studying, Malins is writing and performing concerts as the frontman of Fortune Boy. The band consists of Nicholas Pedroza,…

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Students experience protests abroad

American students encountered peaceful protests relating to the refugee crisis and Donald Trump inauguration while studying abroad in January in Italy The Women’s March on Washington, D.C. had sister marches in over 75 countries. On Jan. 21, Citrus College students were coincidentally on an excursion to Rome during one of the sister marches. Crowds of…

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Club Rush offers variety of interests for students

More than 20 student clubs participated at Club Rush to promote their clubs, encouraging students to join on March 13 and 14 at the Campus Center Mall. The event is held every spring and fall semester. Club members answered students’ questions about their clubs at booths decorated with the intent of drawing the attention of…

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Unnamed Employee Resigns

A special meeting was called by the Citrus College Board of Trustees at 4:15 p.m. on March 7 to discuss an employee complaint and a possible employee dismissal. No names of employees were mentioned in the notice issued 24 hours prior, as personnel matters necessitate privacy. The public is allowed to stand up and speak in…

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Monrovia High students can earn units at Citrus

Citrus College has partnered up with Monrovia High Unified School District in allowing students to earn college credits by taking classes prior to high school graduation. These classes not only earn students college credit, but also count for high school graduation requirements. Students will have access to free tutoring, which will be located at the…

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6 steps to applying for scholarships

Scholarship Applications for Spring 2017 Open March 13 until midnight April 10. As of March 13, the scholarship applications for spring 2017 are now online and available for student access. Applying for scholarships on top of completing classwork, working outside of school and family or personal obligations might seem overwhelming at first. By following these six…

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A goodbye to Citrus and hello to retirement

With 25 years of combined service to Citrus College’s technology department, Linda Welz and Glenna Johnson will retire this spring. Welz, who serves as the chief information services officer, bid farewell on March 18 and will now mark the period in her life when she can start to knock off her list of 50 things…

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DACA: Be well-informed

With the recent immigration raids, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals students and immigrants who are undocumented are living in fear of facing deportation. This fear is sparked by newly elected President Donald Trump’s plan to deport undocumented immigrants. “I am going to create a new special deportation task force, focused on identifying and removing quickly…