Daily Archives: October 9, 2013

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Don’t complain and vote for change

If you qualify to vote in this country, you must register and then exercise that power because every single ballot measure affects your life. A common mistake many voters make regarding elections is thinking only national elections are important. This simply is not true. Local elections have the smallest voter pool, meaning that each vote…

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Tico blood with an American heart

I was on the freeway with friend, when we drove passed a billboard that advertised in Spanish. My friend, who was white, made a remark that it was “messed up” companies put up billboards in Spanish, saying “this is America, I guarantee they wouldn’t have a billboard in English in Mexico!” After my brain recovered from…

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Get up, get involved and give a hoot

As brief as your time at Citrus is, you need to make the most out of it.  The college experience can be much more than just turning in paper after paper. In 2009 I graduated high school with an average GPA.  I, like many of my peers, was forced to enroll in college by my…

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Album reviews: Radio Clarion

Touché Amoré – “Is Survived By” – (Deathwish Inc): Touché Amoré is one of the biggest bands in modern hardcore. Their previous album, 2011’s “Parting the Sea Between Brightness and Me,” raised the Los Angeles quintet to a new level of recognition and appreciation from fans and music critics alike. The band’s new album, “Is Survived By,”…

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Men’s soccer in seventh heaven

The men’s soccer team picked up its first home win of the season yesterday with a 7-1 victory over the visiting Allan Hancock Bulldogs. The Citrus Owls (4-6, 3-3) started off the rout with hat-trick hero Grayson Iwasaki converting a penalty in the 10th minute. “After the penalty I felt pretty confident,” Iwasaki said. “I…

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Owls open conference play with a win

The Citrus College volleyball team had back-to-back 3-0 wins last week against the Ventura Pirates and the West L.A Wildcats. The Owls opened up the Western State Conference South Division Friday night not putting out their A-game but got it together to come out on top. With the late arrival of the Wildcats both teams…

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Obamacare options for you

Enrollment in the historic national healthcare program, commonly referred to as Obamacare, is currently underway across the nation. In California, the primary individual health insurance exchange is Covered California, which features 14 private health care provider. The Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act aims to provide affordable health coverage for everyone. It is the…

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Fortune cookies foretell screenwriter future

Following advice from a fortune cookie may be a superstitious because the reality is . . . cookies crumble. That is the premise of “Fortune Cookie,” a student-authored script that has been selected to be performed at the Citrus College Little Theatre on Oct. 30 at 2 p.m. Alex Pinedo, 20, a child development major,…