Daily Archives: May 6, 2015

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Scorecard shows struggle toward completion

The completion rate of Citrus College students has declined over the last year and remained three percentage points below the state average. The scorecard focuses on a specific cohort of students, whose success is measured over a six-year period. The students for this year’s cohort enrolled in 2008-09 and were tracked through 2013-14 academic year….

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Vocal group to tour China for the first time

The Citrus Singers are making history with their first trip to China. For 15 days, the Singers are booked to perform 10 times and tour five cities. Four staff members and 37 students depart on May 13 and return June 3. They will join musical groups from around the world at the annual choral festival…

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Great character on and off the set

Growing up in “show business” is rough for most child stars acting in Hollywood. Before finishing elementary school, child actors are expected to be mature working professionals who can deliver to the camera. At four years old, John Gaynor, began his acting career as J.B. Gaynor. Now a 24-year-old sophomore, he is a leading member…

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Owls advance to Super Regionals

Citrus College hosted San Bernardino Valley College in the first round of Regionals with a place at Super Regionals on the line. The No. 4 ranked Owls (32-9) swept the No. 13 Wolverines in a pretty convincing fashion, scoring 18 runs over the two games while only allowing six, advancing to their second Super Regionals…

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SINGERS GIVE A SPIRITED PERFORMANCE in ‘songbook’

The Citrus Singers accompanied by the Blue Note Swing Orchestra gave a lively performance on May 2-3. Together on stage the two groups created an exciting and high-energy atmosphere that was felt throughout the entire performance. “The Great American Songbook,” presented by the Citrus Singers entertained the entire audience with a favorite tune for everyone….

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A Good deal

If you do not already have your spring 2015 ASCC sticker on your ID card, you may want to grab it for the 25th Annual Springfest. The Associated Students of Citrus College will be hosted the 25th annual Springfest Carnival May 4 through May 7 to give students a break from their daily routine and…

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HONOR SOCIETY TO RAISE FUNDS, AWARENESS OF HOMELESSNESS

Imagine being homeless, living on the street or under a freeway overpass. Matthew Garcia, an active Citrus College student and the public relations officer for the Alpha Gamma Sigma (AGS) Honor Society experienced being homeless. Garcia lived in various motels during his senior year in high school. Garcia advocates using the term “houseless” instead of…

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Final honors to honors program founder

Like most students, professor Carolyn Perry, 61, was once unsure of what she wanted to do in life, but in 1997, she discovered her pathway. Returning to school in 1990 with the intent of renewing her teaching credentials for elementary school, Perry was guided by one of her professors to pursue a career in teaching…

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glendora to graceland

The music of Elvis Presley will be coming to the Haugh Performing Art Center as the show, ‘The King: A Tribute to the Music of Elvis’ will be making its first big band performance on May 9. Brian Wilson, Lee Lessack, Johnny Rodgers and Scott Coulter make up the traveling Elvis tribute group, who have…