Daily Archives: August 26, 2015

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Citrus anticipates accreditation site-visit

Arvid Spor,Ed.d, vice president of academic affairs, serves as the Accreditation Liaison Officer for Citrus College. The self-evaluation report was released on June 23. (Evan Solano/Clarion) The time of reckoning is fast approaching. A team of education leaders representing the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges is scheduled to visit Citrus College from Sept….

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Upcoming board elections feature familiar faces

Current Area 5 Trustee and board president Joanne Montgomery during a meeting of the Board of Trustees on July 21. Montgomery’s seat on the board is being challeneged by former Area 1 Trustee Gary L. Woods. (Evan Solano/Clarion) What was expected to be a quiet board of trustees election has become controversial as longtime Area…

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Enrollment numbers fall short of target

Students in line for the Admission and Records department in the Student Services building. The number of full-time equivalency students has fallen short this semester.(Mickey Romero/Clarion) Despite an improvement in number of full time resident students enrolled for the fall 2015 semester, Citrus College is not quite meeting its projected enrollment growth targets determined by…

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Letter from the editor

Hello Clarion Readers, My name is Megan Bender and I am excited to serve as the fall 2015 semester Editor-in-Chief of the Citrus College Clarion. This semester, we here at the Clarion are working hard to bring you news across all platforms. As a bi-weekly publication we are making efforts to post online first and…

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Opinion: beyond the stigma, there is a reason to be proud

Throughout high school, students are encouraged to aim for a higher education at top-notch universities. “If you aim for Harvard, you’ll land somewhere great.” Yet, for some reason, that comfortable campus students should be proud to attend never included community colleges. Why? There continues to be a stigma around community colleges being valuable options when…

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Editorial: Fighting for a fair wage

Student employees are being financially mistreated at Citrus College. Around the United States, the slogan “Fight for $15” is rallying minimum wage workers from various industries to finally demand a living wage for their hard work. Citrus College students working minimum wage campus jobs need to join the fight, demanding reform on positional, annual and…