Daily Archives: November 21, 2012

Swim team is finally back in the water

After two years of being held under water, the women’s swim team finally has a chance to emerge once again. With Andrew Silva as the new head coach things are finally starting to look up for this department. He plans to reboot the program for the Fighting Owls starting in spring 2013. “I’m excited for…

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Editor’s Corner: Making my novel great

The phrase “life is short” has been said for so long, I’m surprised people don’t realize how contradictory a statement that is. Life is long. Life is writing a 30,000 page novel. Once you’re 100 pages away from finishing, you don’t thinking about the blood, sweat, and years you’ve worked on the first 29,900. All…

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Thankful for my blessing in disguise

Stupid “positive” sign. What’s so positive about a positive sign when there wasn’t anything positive about it? Honestly, I didn’t know what I was going to do. I was sitting alone in an OB/GYN waiting room. My dad was running errands while waiting for me, oblivious to the reason for my appointment. Finally, the doctor…

Why my family came to America

Juan-Carlos Luevano grew up in Zecatecas Mexico, where the job opportunities were scarce and the schools weren’t the best. A married man with seven children, Luevano had hoped for a brighter future for his family. That’s when he decided that moving to the United States would help them succeed. Luevano started off by moving to…

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If driving, choose juice not booze

With the holiday season around the corner, many opportunities arise for drinking and celebrating. But drinking has consequences. Underage drivers are repeatedly told, “don’t drink and drive” and of-age drivers sometimes get told, “please drink responsibly.” No matter how you interpret the message, the bottom line is that one should not drive after consuming alcohol;…

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A season for the record books

It’s not a surprise that women’s community college soccer doesn’t attract the biggest fanbase, so many of the accomplishments of the Owls’ women’s soccer team go unnoticed by their peers and classmates. But at the Clarion, we’re huge fans of what Owls head coach Tim Tracey and his team have done as they recently completed…