Daily Archives: March 20, 2014

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‘Empty bowls’ for full bellies

(Jessica Soto/Citrus College Clarion) By Jessica Soto | News Editor A bowl of soup, a warm welcome and a good cause drew several hundred participants to the eleventh annual Empty Bowls event March 14 at the First Christian Church in Glendora. Hundreds of donated ceramic bowls were set on display for passersby and attendees of the event…

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Campus safety gets an upgrade

When officers input a car’s information into their smartphone the information is then printed out on site using a small printer. The paper is waterproof and tear resistant. (Jessica Soto/Citrus College Clarion) By Jessica Soto | News Editor Not new, but improved. Students may have noticed that the 14 Citrus College Campus Safety officers are wearing…

Tuition prices affect transfers

  By Jessica Soto | News Editor The Career/Transfer Center is hosting the Spring College Fair March 19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Campus Center Mall. The college fair happens once each semester. “We usually have about 40-50 regionally accredited four–year universities represented at each. Our local CSU, UC and private institutions are…

Citrus Rx pulled from Owl Bookshop

By Sylvia Aparicio | Online Editor With midterms just around the corner, many students will be stopping by the Owl Bookshop to purchase energy-boosting beverages such as 5-hour Energy and Rockstar to help them study. One drink that will not be available is Citrus Rx. Created by Reilly Breaux, a Cal Poly Pomona student who is…

Foothill Extension chugs along

By Cameron Wisdom | Staff Writer The construction authority responsible for the Foothill Gold Line Extension announced in February that the project has surpassed the halfway-point of completion. The 11.5 mile light-rail extension of Metro’s Gold Line that will stretch from Pasadena to Azusa will serve several communities within the Citrus College district upon completion. Funded…

Drug violations at all time ‘high’

By Katie Jolgren | Staff Writer According to board policy, Citrus College may not be a smoke-free campus, but it is supposed to be a drug free campus. However, in the last two years, the number of drug violations has gone up significantly, and 2013 marked an unprecedented increase for recorded incidents of possession of marijuana…