Daily Archives: December 5, 2012

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Psychology department linchpin to retire

Few people on this campus have been here longer than James Shannon. And few people have had the same impact. Well into his 38th year as a faculty member, “Jim,” as he’s called by his friends and colleagues, is a true resident of the Citrus College community. Shannon is an extremely personable man. Except for…

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Dean vrooms off into the sunset

The “fifth Wild Hog”  cruised north on his Indian Harley up the Pacific Coast into the sunset en route to Bishop last summer. He rode with the knowledge of a successful career spent at Citrus, and as a long time valuable member of the community. Mike Hurtado, Ed.D., of social and behavioral sciences, is retiring…

Owls freshman QB posting veteran stats

A boy growing up playing football in high school 27 miles from Citrus College has quickly matured into the leader of the Fighting Owls football team. Bernard Porter Jr., 18, graduated in 2012 from Summit High School in Fontana where he was named the CIF Championship Game Most Valuable Player, earned CIF Most Valuable Player…

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Vietnam veteran, faculty president honored

The faculty president of the Academic Senate has served his country in the military, his community as a Glendora police officer and Citrus College students as an instructor. Professor James Woolum, who teaches administration of justice, served in the United States Army for two years after he volunteered for military service in 1969. He did…

Campus safety has hands full with crime increase

According to the newly released 2011 crime statistics, Citrus College recorded an increase in criminal offenses reported. All of the criminal offenses cited in the annual crime report occurred within the property limits of Citrus College. The number of combined drug and alcohol offenses reported in the 2011 school year is nearly twice that of…

Student government candidates speak up

Candidates running for Spring 2013 student government office answered questions from a moderator and students present Nov. 28 during a public forum in the Campus Center. The first question went to current members of the Associated Students of Citrus College executive board who were once again running. Both Senator Joseph Billeter and Carlos De La…