Daily Archives: September 25, 2014

Consent bill advances to governor’s desk

By Pat Cordova-Goff | Staff Writer Legislation that would require California universities and colleges receiving state funding to adopt “affirmative consent” language into policy definitions of consensual sex is on the governor’s desk. If Gov. Jerry Brown signs it, California would be the first state in the union to enact such a requirement. SB 967, which…

Increasing budget facilitates ‘restoration’

By Pat Cordova-Goff | Staff Writer After years of budget cuts throughout California’s public education system, an improving economy and increased tax revenues have resulted in a state budget surplus. This upturn is expected to benefit Citrus College as the college’s budget allocation for the 2014-15 school year has increased. With improving economic outlooks, the college…

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Free speech expands its borders

Students were encouraged to sound off on the “Free Speech Wall” set up by Young Americans for Liberty during Club Rush on Sept. 16 – 17. (Melissa Peña/Clarion) By Cameron Wisdom | Editor in Chief The Citrus College administration declared a moratorium on specific administrative procedures on Sept. 11 that would immediately be enacted until…

Starting to beat the heat

By Danielle Carlson | Staff Writer The summer weather is ending with a bang. All over Los Angeles County, heat records have been shattered. Laguna Beach, usually cool in times of heat, broke it’s 1928 heat record of 87 degrees with a two degree increase to 89 last Sunday. In Glendora the temperature has been…

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Men’s soccer starts season in a slump

Captain and goalie, Cesar Valverde, #1, launches the ball downfield after a save against San Diego Mesa on Sept. 1, 2014. The Owls would draw 1-1 after a late equalizing goal from forward Austin Amato. (Dillon Cooper/Clarion) By Dillon Cooper | Sports Editor The Citrus Owls haven’t had the best of starts to the fall 2014…

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Child care needs to make a comeback

The playground of the Child Care Development Cnter, which was once filled with the laughter of children lies empty and desolate now. (La’Mesha Simpson/Clarion) By La’Mesha Simpson | Staff Writer Reopening the Child Development Center on the Citrus College campus should be a priority. As a single mother on a mission to graduate and build…

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Famed latina delievered keynote during diversity week

Joanne Hinojosa, EOP&S/CARE supervisor, sits with Leticia Rodriguez and answered questions from students. When asked if Rodriguez would consider writing a book, she said she would have to write the book herself. (Vanessa Maldonado/Clarion) By Vanessa Maldonado | Staff Writer An esteemed Latina, whose high school story was told in the movie “Stand and Deliver,”…