Daily Archives: August 29, 2012

Waitlist Con: Same old waiting game

Enrolling for classes at Citrus College has become a competition of chance. Students are now using the waitlist as a form to hopefully register for the classes they need. However, this does not seem to have a significant improvement on the chances of a student trying to add classes before the session begins. Students may…

Waitlist Pro: Improving opportunities

Nobody likes to stand outside of a classroom for two hours, only to be told there are no seats available. For Citrus College students, this waste of time is no longer a problem, as the new waitlist system gives them a good indication of if they will be accepted or turned away. Everyone likes to…

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President’s letter to students

Dear Students: It is a pleasure to welcome you to Fall Semester 2012 at Citrus College!  I hope you enjoyed your summer and that you are ready to begin or continue your educational journey with renewed energy. Our faculty and staff are eager to support your success through our comprehensive academic programs and support services….

ASCC President’s letter to the students

  Esteemed students of Citrus College: Greetings! My name is Andy Navarro and as your ASCC President for the 2012-2013 school year, I would like to welcome you to our humble yet amazing school. What is ASCC, you ask? Let me break it down. ASCC stands for the Associated Students of Citrus College. I am…

Tensions ease at board of trustees

Things seemed to have calmed down for Citrus College’s board of trustees since the July 17 meeting that left board members hurling accusations at one another, but resulted in a raise for superintendent/president Geraldine Perri. Perri, whose base pay was about $215,000 over the 2011-12 school year, now stands to make an additional four percent…

Students spend less on textbooks as prices rise

Student spending on textbooks has declined over the last four years from an average of $702 to $655 annually according to a study conducted by OnCampus Research, a division of the National Association of College Stores. “As we are working with publishers on price negotiation, making custom items and getting rid of hardcovers we are…

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Student workers decline for fall 2012

[/media-credit]Changes in the number of required units for student employees and budgetary cutbacks at Citrus are causing a significant decrease in campus jobs available for student workers. Exact numbers were unavailable due to the transition from student services to human resources. In fall 2011, students were required to be enrolled in six units. Now, in…

Editor’s corner: Tell us how you really feel

Why don’t we hear from you? Any Clarion staffer, past or present will tell you that getting a community college, student-run newspaper out on time takes a small miracle. As of 12:28 a.m. yesterday, I honestly don’t know if I’m even going to be able to put the issue you’re holding out on time. Hope…

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Convocation 2012 looks to improve on record year

A “College of Completion” was the theme of Citrus College’s Fall 2012 Convocation on Aug. 24, where staff, faculty, and administrators were challenged to sign a “Count Me In” pledge to bolster student success. Music professor Bruce Langford led the annual gathering of the college’s employees—faculty, classified staff and managers—starting things off with a solo…