Letter from the editor

Hello Clarion Readers, My name is Megan Bender and I am excited to serve as the fall 2015 semester Editor-in-Chief of the Citrus College Clarion. This semester, we here at the Clarion are working hard to bring you news across all platforms. As a bi-weekly publication we are making efforts to post online first and…


Opinion: beyond the stigma, there is a reason to be proud

Throughout high school, students are encouraged to aim for a higher education at top-notch universities. “If you aim for Harvard, you’ll land somewhere great.” Yet, for some reason, that comfortable campus students should be proud to attend never included community colleges. Why? There continues to be a stigma around community colleges being valuable options when…


Editorial: Fighting for a fair wage

Student employees are being financially mistreated at Citrus College. Around the United States, the slogan “Fight for $15” is rallying minimum wage workers from various industries to finally demand a living wage for their hard work. Citrus College students working minimum wage campus jobs need to join the fight, demanding reform on positional, annual and…


Join the Clarion staff

Do you have a passion for writing? Have an interest in reporting news? We are always looking for bright talented writers, photographers, artists and more! Register for one of the many classes that help contribute to the production of the Citrus College Clarion, the award-winning student newspaper of Citrus College! There are no prerequisites to…


Vehicle fire in administration parking lot

Glendora Fire Department battle a vehicle fire that sparked in the Administration Building parking lot on Friday, August 14. There were no injuries reported and investigators are still determining the cause. (Evan Solano/Clarion) Local authorities are currently investigating the cause of a vehicle fire in the Administration Building parking lot near the Recording Technology Building…


Scholarship ceremony celebrates the next generation

Master of Ceremonies Brian Waddington (left) announces the names of the 2015 scholarship recipients during the Scholarship Reception and Donor Appreciation Celebration breakfast on August 13. (Evan Solano/Clarion) The Citrus College Foundation awarded scholarships to 192 recipients made up of incoming, continuing and transferring students at the sixth annual Scholarship Reception and Donor Appreciation Celebration…

MINNESOTA: Artist Mark Balma paints a mural of Cecil the lion outside of  River Buff Dnetal, the dentist office of hunter, Walter J. Palmer. 
(Tribune News Service)

News Briefs July 30, 2015

Citrus College: Crime According to an email, Azusa Police Department (APD) and Azusa Pacific University (APU) informed Citrus College Department of Campus Safety on July 28 of an arrest of a burglary suspect responsible for several thefts on APU campus. The suspect was arrested July 27 after an APU employee discovered him searching through her…

Fall 2015 Applications for EOP&S/CARE

The Extended Opportunity Programs and Services/CARE Application Filing period for fall 2015 is currently under way. The application period started on June 15 and will remain open until spaces are filled for the fall semester. According to an email from Raul Sanchez, EOP&S counselor at Citrus, eligibility will be reviewed and students will be admitted…

News Briefs – July 28, 2015

Citrus College: Enrollment According to an enrollment report on July 27, fall 2015 enrollment numbers for the 2015-2016 fiscal year are down 9.31 percent compared to last year’s numbers. There are currently a total of 23442 students enrolled compared to last years 33720. Sports Former assistant coach Patrick Johnson returns to Citrus College as the…