Daily Archives: May 8, 2013

Forestry program blooms

For students who care about preserving our resources and sustaining them, the Wildlife Resources and Forestry program at Citrus College is your answer.   The program consists of seven classes ranging from plant identification to wildland fire management. In as little as three semesters students are able to receive a certificate of achievement.   Monica…

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Letters to the editor: Trustee denies allegations

Editor’s note: On March 19, Citrus College Faculty Association president John Fincher presented the Board of Trustees with evidence he claimed proved Trustee Gary Woods did not live in Azusa, his city of residence. On May 7, the board voted 3-2 to form a committee to investigate these claims. Woods was one of the dissenting…

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Class sections to double in summer 2013

This summer, Citrus College is trying to get students to choose textbooks over the beach.   The college will offer 250 class sections in the 2013 summer session compared to the 125 sections that were available in Summer 2012. The move is in line with recent positive economic news coming from the state Capitol and…

When the stars align

Falling snow and the northern lights was a great setting for humor, magic and love on May 3 at the Haugh Performing Arts Center.   Citrus College’s theater arts department’s production of “Almost, Maine” was a heartwarming story that reminds everyone that love, in all stages, is a miracle.   The play takes place on…

Campus alert system needs an overhaul

Sandy Hook, Virginia Tech and Columbine are all members of a club that no school ever wants to join. The ugly truth is that no place is ever fully safe, including our own campus.   After every school shooting it is guaranteed that we will hear those five dreaded words: “It could have been prevented.”…

Editor’s Corner: Ban the bombs 2013

Editor’s note: A version of this column ran on the author’s website April 15, 2013. For the original, click here.   I knew today was going to be an important day before it started—at least for me. It was the first day of spring break, and coming off a five-day conference/spiritwalk I had no plans…

H.O.P.E. For Immigration Reform

Members of the campus H.O.P.E. Club (Helping Find Opportunities in the Pursuit of Education) recently joined with thousands of union members, immigrants, faith leaders and community advocates in a nationwide Day of Action to support immigration reform.   The rally to address comprehensive immigration reform took place in Los Angeles on April 10 in front…

Softball makes history in win

The Owls’ long-awaited triumph over Cypress College during a two-day playoff moved Citrus’ record to 26-12 and advanced the team to the “Super Regionals” for the first time in program history.   Led by head coach Jackie Boxley, the team knocked the Chargers out of the postseason with back-to-back victories on May 4 and 5….

Cosmetology students give a helping hand to Rosemead High

The Citrus College cosmetology program and Rosemead High School teamed up for an Italian-themed “Mi Amore” prom for Rosemead students with disabilities and disadvantages at the Ebell Club in Los Angeles on April 27.   Michelle Ban, adviser for Rosemead High, helped organize this event along with instructor Tara Douglas, despite the fact that it…