Daily Archives: November 7, 2012

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Editorial: Praised for veteran respect

Citrus College is a great place for veterans to attend school and here is why—it is one of California’s top colleges that has received recognition for appreciating the courageous men and women that stepped up to defend our country. Several of the college’s employees contributed to the 7th annual campus Salute to Veterans. Dr. Martha…

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Editorial: Midterm madness

What community college students tend to forget is that we are adults now. It is up to us to create our own success stories. Citrus College offers many support programs to help students better themselves. Midterms are underway and many of us may need help in certain subjects. The Phi Theta Kappa honor society has…

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AA on campus just might be the way

It’s no secret that college students are drinking alcohol. In fact, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 40 percent of drinkers are underage. What is worse is that college students under the legal age of 21 often drink in excess. Only too often, extreme drinking leads to alcoholism. In fact, more…

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Back for four

On Monday Night Football Nov. 5, the Philadelphia Eagles faced off against the New Orleans Saints. At halftime, two presidential candidates  addressed the nation. Just 24 hours later, a win had been declared for incumbent President Barack Obama. What was predicted to be a tight race in pre-election polls eventually ended in a runaway victory,…

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WWB: Today’s assignment: Private Study Session

The vast majority of college students are adults, and though sexual harassment lawsuits and public perception can muddy the ethical waters, there is no provision in the Citrus College administrative policies that forbids an instructor from engaging in a consensual sexual relationship with an adult student. What responsibilities, if any, do consenting adults have when…

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Alumna begins month long exhibit at library

The “Out of the Closet” Exhibit at the Hayden Memorial Library will showcase Citrus College alumna BJ Lane’s self-portraits and landscapes, and will run through Dec. 7. An opening reception is scheduled today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Lane began painting 29 years ago at the age of 19 when she was a student…

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Army veteran recalls his days in World War II

“Sometimes my memory fails me, but I remember my time in the war as if it were yesterday.”  —Johnny Granados, 92, resident of Azusa. Johnny Granados was born in Emporia, Kan. on May 23, 1914, into a family of seven brothers and two sisters.  His parents Pomposo and Lucia moved the family west to El…

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The last line of defense for the Owls

It’s been a good season for the women’s soccer team, largely thanks to the team’s goalkeeper. Alyssa Lozano, 19, graduated in 2011 from Sierra Vista High School in Baldwin Park. She played varsity soccer throughout her four years there. Standing 5-feet-3-inches, Lozano assumes the goalkeeper position for women’s soccer team at Citrus College. The soccer…