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College ensures DACA protection for Dreamers

We at Citrus College must do what we can to assist our DACA students and community. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, allows recipients, known as Dreamers, to attend public schools, receive work visas, and be protected from deportation. There are about 800,000 people that will be affected, and over 222,000 live in California,…

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Opinion: Do not face depression alone

Every day we are constantly exposed to stress. But what happens if every day manages to consume us? A rising issue for us college students is a debilitating state of mental health caused by stress, anxiety and depression. The increased risk of substance abuse and suicide are some of the most serious complications resulting from…

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Friendship and art brings trio together

Though photography professor Amanda Keller Konya has only been a faculty member for a year, she is influencing the visual arts community on campus. Konya welcomed Carolyn Buck Vosburgh and Sandy Abrams and their art to Citrus College. Konya worked with both artists when all three worked at Brentwood Schools. Abrams taught sculpting, Buck Vosburgh…

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Hayden Hall given new life

Hayden Hall, the newly-renovated building on the northeast side of campus, reaches its final days of completion, according to Director of Facilities and Construction Fred Diamond. The building served students over its eight-decade lifespan as a lecture hall and health center, according to an excerpt from the Online Archive of California. Now, Hayden Hall’s new…

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College supports DACA aspirants

President Donald Trump’s administration announced Sept. 5 it would end the Obama era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals act that protects an estimated 800,000 young undocumented immigrants from deportation and gives them the right to work in the United States and attain an education at welcoming colleges like Citrus. In a schoolwide email that outlined…

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We can do our part for sustainability

Just because President Donald Trump is withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris Climate Agreement does not mean we Californians should give up on leading the way into environmental sustainability. Just less than 200 countries signed on to the Paris Climate Accords, which is an international agreement aiming to combat the greenhouse gas emissions scientists say…