Daily Archives: April 2, 2014

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Tagging student’s interests

By Evan Solano | Editor-in-Chief After a yearlong sabbatical, art professor Dyane Duffy has returned to both curate an art exhibit featuring former Citrus College art majors who continue to work in their medium, and to present ideas for new art courses. The exhibit titled “The Next Chapter” opened at the Hayden Memorial Library on Feb….

Financial Aid Awarness Fair aims to inform

By Joe Moreno | Staff Writer The financial aid process need not be one of confusion, wasted time and missteps. So before you give up, telling yourself that you would not qualify anyway and throwing your computer out of the window in anger, know that help available to those who actively pursue it. With that end…

CCSSE survey to gauge student engagment

By Joe Moreno | Staff Writer Feedback is key to improvement. To that end, community colleges around the country are gearing up to administer the Community College Survey of Student Engagement to help measure students’ perception of their schools. Citrus College will participate in the CCSSE starting April 23. The University of Texas at Austin, which…

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Lively discussion, debate engage political science students

Professor Niel Christensen instructs his Political Science 103 class. Christensen’s energy helps keep students engaged during the three-hour night class. By Joe Moreno | Staff Writer Juvenile delinquents and college students are not usually mentioned in the same breath. Professor Niel Christensen deals with both. By day he teaches social studies at a juvenile court placement…

The silent relationship killer

By Jessica Soto | News Editor When thinking about relationship violence the majority of people will instantly think of physical abuse. A man comes home from spending the night out with friends and his girlfriend doesn’t like that he was out so late, so she hits him repeatedly and he does nothing to retaliate. There is…

A degree doesn’t guarantee

By Clarion Editorial Board Internships are becoming increasingly important for students. They are a golden opportunity to showcase your talents and education. However, do not expect them to be easy. In fact most will require long hours of work with little or no pay. Nevertheless, internships offer many benefits besides experience. An internship can also help…

‘Fierce’ females harmonize to fame

Photo courtesy of Madam Fierce By Anne Marie Miranda | Staff Writer A love of Americana and folk music inspired Citrus students Jessica Clark, Kristal Chammas and Melanie Pfirrman to form Madam Fierce. Their intention is to let their band’s name to speak for itself. “We all loved the word ‘fierce’ and thought that the word ‘madam’…

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There’s Moore where that came from

Sara Moore, #15, singles to left field in the 14-6 win over Moorpark on Feb. 18, 2014. Moore went 4 for 4 in the game with four RBIs. By Jessica Soto | News Editor From T-ball to the Citrus softball diamond, dedication and superstition have given this softball player a career to cherish. Step one: Focus….

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Sophomores in the swing of things

Golfer Homerson So is in his second season on the men’s golf team at Citrus College.  So attended West Covina High School and plans to major in chemistry. By Joe Moreno | Staff Writer Experience is paying dividends for the men’s golf team. Sophomores Matt Nolan, Joshua Davis and Homerson So have helped pace the Owls,…