Daily Archives: November 20, 2013

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Campus Question: Remembering Kennedy

What do you remember most about the media coverage of the JFK assassination? Dr. David Overly – Prof. of Language Arts “There’s the famous Cronkite shot when he takes off his glasses and says that “President Kennedy dies at 1 p.m. Central Standard Time.” Dr. Bruce Solheim – Prof. of History, Social and Behavioral Sciences “I remember watching…

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Remembering Kennedy

“From Dallas, Texas – the flash – apparently official. President Kennedy died at 1 p.m. Central Standard Time, some 38 minutes ago.” Those were the first words spoken by CBS anchor Walter Cronkite, as he began covering one of the most shocking news stories of the early 1960s. John F. Kennedy, the 35th president, was…

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Tis the season to be giving

This year’s holiday season is greeted with four events happening on campus: Adopt-A-Vet, Adopt An Angel, Toys For Tots and the Holiday Food Drive. The Holiday Food Drive began on Nov. 4 and will continue until Nov. 22. The toy drive began on Nov.1 and will continue until Dec. 16. “The veterans have taken over…

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Getting to know your superintendent/president

The superintendent/president of Citrus College prides herself on her competitive nature. “I’m driven,” Geraldine M. Perri, Ph. D., said. “[I’m] always wanting to outdo my last success.” Perri has worked in community college education for 32 years. The Board of Trustees hired her in 2008 to serve as the first woman and seventh superintendent/president in…

Shutdown showdown: not over yet

The federal government may be back up and running, but the country is not out of the woods yet. Looming ahead is the next set of deadlines. The next possible shutdown date is Jan. 15 and by Feb. 7 the Treasury will once again have to ask Congress to raise the debt ceiling and the…