Daily Archives: October 23, 2013

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Getting to know your Fighting Owls

We asked this football player to take a break from making bone-crushing tackles on the field to come visit us in TC 123 so we can ask him some hard-hitting stuff off the field. Maurice Dupleasis is the middle linebacker for your Fighting Owls and leads the team in tackles, but his aggressive demeanor and…

Leading her team with a pass

Bump. Set. Spike. These are volleyball terms which almost everyone is familiar with. However, one term that is not as familiar is the libero. The libero is a defensive specialist who makes the bump-set-spike possible. This player is the foundation for a great play. The Owls libero and captain Kiyhanna Dade, #13, has a record…

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Meet the candidates: Lorenzo Rios

A 16-year-resident of Azusa, Lorenzo Rios has a passion for education and helping others to succeed. Rios is a 77-year-old retired utility maintenance worker of the Rancho Santiago Community College District Santa Ana campus where he took courses in political science, business law, accounting and received a certificate in mediation. As a community liaison for the…

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Meet the candidates: Barbara Dickerson

Five candidates are vying for the Area 1 seat on the Citrus Community College District Board of Trustees. One of them, Dr. Barbara Dickerson, is a member of the Azusa Unified School District Board of Education and a member of various organizations in the communities of Azusa and Duarte. The married 61-year-old mother of two,…

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Meet the candidates: Cristina Madrid

Former mayor of Azusa Cristina Madrid has her eyes on the Area 1 seat of the Citrus Community College District of the Board of Trustees. Madrid and her family have been involved with Citrus College for decades. “My family members have come here: my son, my niece, my nephew, my father, myself, my mother,” Madrid…

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Meet the candidates: Gary Woods

Gary Woods has the background of your typical community college student but has found success and has now served on the Citrus College Board of Trustees for 32 years. “I came from a background most community college students come through, my parents didn’t have much money, so I understand the process of trying to get…

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Sí se puede: Iconic activist reaches out regarding equality

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Citrus College hosted famed activist Dolores Huerta, who delivered a heartfelt and passionate speech to a packed audience on Oct. 9 in the Campus Center. Huerta, 83, touched on many controversial topics, especially immigration, as she continues to be the main spokeswoman for rights of immigrant workers. Huerta issued…

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Free tutoring resources available

Students are encouraged to participate in the many learning resource programs offered by Citrus College. These academic support programs are free, easily accessible, and have been proven to be beneficial. Services such as Supplemental Instruction in MA 126, the Writing Café in ED 231, Math Lab in MA 129 and the tutoring center in ED…