Daily Archives: November 20, 2013

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Coop’s Corner

It’s that time of year again. Football, retail shopping, tons of food, football, family, food and more football. When we were toddlers, our teachers would give us assignments to write a list of what we were thankful for. As we get older, the list changes. We went from being thankful for finally catching that elusive Pokémon to being…

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Dont be greedy, give year round

There are many who starve for hope and a future, and we could all do our part in helping them. However, people seem to be more enthusiastic about giving to others in different countries when natural disasters hit, such as what happened in the Philippines. Where was that enthusiasm a month ago? More importantly, what…

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History of AIDS, then and now

World AIDS day is observed each year on Dec. 1. This year, perhaps it can be a day for more awareness of the global crisis, and the local challenges in fighting the spread of HIV/AIDS, perhaps the tide of apathy and ignorance can be reversed. On June 5, 1981 the Centers for Disease Control released…

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An abundance of food waste

We live in America, the land of plenty. But we cannot ignore the fact that we waste too much of what we have been given. As we look forward to Thanksgiving, many of us are eagerly anticipating tables overflowing with food. We are not thinking about the amount of food we will throw away. This…

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Salute to our veterans

  Local dignitaries, faculty, students, and community residents came together recently to honor veterans during the 8th annual “Saluting Our Veterans” ceremony. The event, which was introduced in 2006, took place Nov. 7, in the Campus Center Mall. The tribute was sponsored by Citrus College, the Associated Students of Citrus College, Azusa Pacific University, the…

Coffee concoctions and tasty pastries

Finally, a paradise you don’t need to buy a plane ticket to reach. A coffee lover’s paradise, that is. Your destination: Coffee Klatch, located in San Dimas at 806 West Arrow Hwy. This family business began in Upland 20 years ago before opening its second location. The aroma of espresso and freshly baked pastries permeate…

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Judas, through the eyes of the actors

Right out of the Citrus College acting department comes a riveting play about self-forgiveness and the human spirit. Star of “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot,” Nicholas Murphy, 20, who tackles the role of Judas, is a theatre arts major from Covina. This is Murphy’s second year attending Citrus College with plans of transferring next…

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Getting to know your Fighting Owls

We asked this Owls’ record holder to take a break from ripping the back of nets and answer some questions. Freshman Grayson Iwasaki tallied a total of 12 goals for the Owls this season, good enough for the most goals scored in a single season in Owls’ history. Dillon Cooper: What is your pregame meal?…

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Women’s soccer makes it to playoffs

The Citrus College women’s soccer team finished their 2013 regular season by dominating the West Los Angeles Wildcats 8-0 at the Nov.15 home game. With this victory, the Owls were second in the conference as they have won 12 of 15 games this season. Even though freshman midfielder Alyssa Dunn, 17, has yet to score…