Daily Archives: May 20, 2015

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Inspiring words empower women veterans

Guests on campus were invited to the first “Lady Veteran’s Luncheon” on May 8 to empower women veterans at Citrus College. Male and female veterans from the Veterans Network gathered to show support for one another and to hear some empowering words from guest speakers Lindsey Sin, the Deputy Secretary of Women Veterans Affairs at…

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Empowering the leaders of tomorrow

Pursing an education can be a family matter. This is certainly the case for Manuel Ramirez, 32, president of the Associated Students of Citrus College, and Farihah Chowdhury, 20, student trustee. Both are advocates for their family’s cultural heritage. Learning more about their heritage, Chowdhury is Bangladeshi and Ramirez is Native American from the Otoe…

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‘Book of days’ Missouri life reimagined

When the owner of the cheese plant dies mysteriously in a hunting accident, Ruth, his bookkeeper, suspects murder and launches into a one-woman campaign to just see justice done. Lanford Wilson, a Pulitzer Prize winning American playwright, is the author of “Book of Days,” which opens in the Citrus College Little Theatre. It is a…

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Court adjourned

Lawyer and business professor Dr. Stephen Lindsey is retiring after serving Citrus College for nearly three decades. Lindsey will be closing the textbook one final time on July 1 after a 29-year career in education. An influential figure in the business department, Lindsey began teaching part-time at Citrus College in 1986. Before being hired full-time…

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Student-athlete earns All-American honors

Citrus athlete Erinn Jaramillo has been named National Fastpitch Coaches’ Association  California Community College All-American for her success on the softball field this season. Jaramillo, 19, who has been on the team for two years, has shown consistent performance on the field and has received multiple recognitions in the past two seasons. “It was the…

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‘Smashing’ the competition

There was ‘No Contest’ at the “Super Smash Bros.” Project M tournament for first place winning Citrus student Eric Bergh. The Gamers Guild hosted the Project M tournament on May 19 to raise money for the Gamers Guild with a $4 entry fee. “It feels pretty good to get first,” said Bergh, who had not…

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E-Voting: Time for our elections to get an upgrade

With consistent low voter turnout at every  ASCC election, Citrus College needs to switch to electronic voting for their student body elections to increase voting accessibility for students. Most students are only on campus for just as long as their classes require before leaving for home or work. Other students are specifically online study students…