Daily Archives: April 23, 2014

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Own your car, not the road

(Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/MCT) By Cameron Wisdom | Staff Writer The first time I was hit by a car still replays in my mind every time I get on my bike. I was riding in the flow of traffic when the driver decided she needed to make an abrupt change of lanes. Rather than slow down,…

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Broaden your horizons

By Clarion Editorial Board Break out of your comfort zone and broaden your horizons by studying abroad and learning in a new way. Students should take advantage of the study abroad opportunities Citrus College offers. Temporarily living in a different country is an opportunity most people will never get to experience, but Citrus offers that opportunity…

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A decade later, fetch is still not happening

(Photo credit Paramount Pictures) By Sylvia Aparicio | Online Editor The 2004 comedy “Mean Girls” gained a cult following and grossed upwards of $129 million worldwide. The film is celebrating its 10th anniversary on April 30. “I think people still talk about it because it’s well quoted and now in social media people constantly post quotes…

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Dancing with the knuckleball

Steve Mendoza, 19, has started nine games for the Owls so far this season, with one appearance from the bullpen. Mendoza has a record of 1-3 with a 3.43 ERA. (Dillon Cooper/Clarion) By Dillon Cooper | Managing Editor We all had that teammate. The kid no one wants at the plate with runners in scoring position. …

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Home on the range

Students Participating in Professor Cliff Wurst’s Kiniseology 103 course take turns practicing their swing with a variety of golf clubs. The course is offered in the effort to introduce students to the game of golf and features lessons on etiquette, history, rules, and proper use of equipment. (Cameron Wisdom/Clarion) By Cameron Wisdom | Staff Writer The…

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Beauty from around the globe

Brittany Lee, 19, cosmetology major, and Jennifer Lau, 21, cosmetology major, practice hair and makeup on their model Selenia Loster, 20, cosmetology. The hair show will take place April 25 at the Haugh Performing Arts Center. (Sylvia Aparicio/Clarion) By Sylvia Aparicio | Online Editor The Citrus Cosmetology department is celebrating its 50th anniversary this month. Titled…

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It pays to work at school

Alex Lorenzana, 23, nursing major, takes customer calls in the Owl Bookstore. (Careesa Campbell/Clarion) By Careesa Campbell | Opinions Editor  Students can apply for jobs through the job postings found on the Citrus College website under Student Services. Currently enrolled students and alumni can use this resource as a way to find up-to-date full-time, part-time…

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Learning from a different point of view

Professors Gerhard Peters, John Fincher, and Jeff Schmidt pose with students attending the current session in Salamanca. This is the 17th year that Citrus has offered a Study Abroad program in Salamanca. (Courtesy of Lynn Jamison) By Cameron Wisdom | Staff Writer The Study Abroad program offered at Citrus College provides a unique learning environment and…

E-cig ban ignites a new debate on campus

By Jessica Soto | News Editor Smokers in California are only allowed to smoke in designated smoking sections and now those who smoke electronic cigarettes are joining them. E-cigs are battery-powered devices that allow users to mimic the act of smoking tobacco cigarettes. The city of Los Angeles passed an e-cig ban March 4 with a…