Daily Archives: September 24, 2014

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Coop’s Corner

By Dillon Cooper | Sports Editor One of the most shocking and embarrassing summers the NFL and maybe even all of professional sports has ever experienced is finally over. There have been suspensions for drugs, racist remarks, domestic abuse and now child abuse. Where does it end for the players in the National Football League? With…

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To breathe or not to breathe?

By Clarion Editorial Board The right of the non-smoker to be unthreatened by the toxins of cigarette smoke are unavoidably violated through the tolerance of smoking. The crushed cigarette butts strewn all over the sidewalks and planters across campus have become an all too common sight at Citrus. This is in stark contrast to the 1,372…

Letter from the editor

By Cameron Wisdom | Editor in Chief Just in case you haven’t heard, Citrus is celebrating its centennial anniversary this school year. Join the kickoff party Oct. 11 during homecoming. The college is commemorating 100 years of paving the scholarly pathways for several hundred thousands of students over its 100 year history to support the…

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A fighting chance

By Careesa Campbell | News Editor Tejada, 27, was diagnosed in August with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphatic system, which is usually curable. “I knew it,” he said. “Everyone was telling me [the tumor] was probably nothing, but…what else could it be? When [the doctor] said it was cancer, it was what I expected.”…

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Join the club

Sugar skulls and sombreros add color to the table of the Latinos Unidos Student Association. (Macy Olivas/Clarion) By Macy Olivas | Staff Writer By Melissa Pena | Staff Writer Students congregated at the Campus Center mall where both active and potential clubs set up shop to attract  and recruit new members on Sept. 16 and…

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Emerging voices speak: Walker gets ahead

(Vanessa Maldonado/Clarion) By Vanessa Maldonado | Staff Writer Jumping up and down, screaming and shouting was Shannon Walker’s emotional reaction when she read her email announcing she would be one of the four featured screenwriters for the upcoming “Emerging American Voices.” “This is a nice thing for our student writers to hear their words spoken…

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Freedom to read ’em

Alex Ramirez, 20, Kinesiology major, poses with his favorite childhood book, “Where the Wild Things Are.” Students are encouraged to photograph themselves in the library at the selfie station with their favorite banned book. (Winter Drechsler/Clarion) By Winter Drechsler | Staff Writer The freedom to read is being celebrated with Banned Books Week at the…