Daily Archives: November 6, 2013

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Putting the offense on defense

The women’s water polo team at Citrus College has two goalkeepers and they do more to protect their team than just blocking balls. According to Kierra Wright 19, she and the Fighting Owls’ other goalie, Rose Takeuchi, 18, are in charge of guiding the team. “We mostly control the game,” Wright said. “We control what…

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Getting to know your Fighting Owls

This volleyball player is the middle blocker for the Citrus volleyball team and her job is to protect her net and block shots. Cassandra Freitag took some time off from the trenches of the volleyball court to answer some questions. Dillon Cooper: What is your favorite pregame meal? Cassandra Freitag: Subway.  I like a turkey…

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Fighting Owls soar over El Camino

The Citrus Owls (5-3, 2-2) defeated the El Camino Warriors (5-4, 3-2) 42-28 on Nov. 2 at Citrus Stadium. Larry Cutbirth continued his excellent play as he threw for 308 yards and four touchdowns, while also running for two touchdowns. Over the last two games, Cutbirth has thrown for 674 yards, 10 touchdowns, and three…

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Coop’s Corner

It’s about time I get out of the hole I buried myself in when the Los Angeles Dodgers were effortlessly disposed of in the NLCS by the St. Louis Cardinals. Time to focus on the next 162 games the boys in the blue will play next year; which will hopefully include relief man and beardbro…

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Choosing a different path

During the eighth annual “Saluting Our Veterans” event, Nov. 7 in the Campus Center Mall at 11 a.m., four local veterans will be honored. One of the veteran honorees is Fontana resident, Specialist 4th Class Rose Sayre, 55. The married mother of three has worked at Citrus College since 1997. She currently holds the position…

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Prevailing against the odds

On any given day the typical Citrus College student rolls out of bed, gets ready for school, arrives on campus and walks to class. This is not how the average day goes for student veteran Julian Espejo, 23. On good days Espejo is only able to walk with a cane, on others, he uses a…

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Clarion staff brings home awards from regional JACC event

The Journalism Association of Community Colleges is an opportunity for aspiring journalists to take a hands-on approach to their future career while also being recognized for the hard work they have done. At JACC SoCal, both student journalists and educators gather together from across Southern California to attend a variety of workshops and compete with…

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New Area 1 trustee elected to BOT

Winner of the Citrus College Board of Trustees Area 1 seat with 100 percent of the votes counted is current Azusa Unified board member and director of Azusa Homework House Barbara Dickerson with 36 percent of the votes. Dickerson maintained the lead with a consistent 30 percent or more of the votes. Polls closed at…

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Security cameras to give peace of mind

The Hayden Memorial Library is installing a new set of eyes. 32, to be exact. A request for new surveillance camera systems was placed in the 2011 budget recommendations. Installation of the new surveillance system began at the start of this fall semester. “Its a hybrid [system],” Leigh Buchwald, network computer system supervisor said “[with]…