Daily Archives: November 4, 2015

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The patriots’ act

It is a Saturday afternoon. Director Neil Weiss along with student actors cast in “The Epiphany” are hard at work rewriting lines, working on stage movements and getting everything ready for their Nov. 6 debut in the Citrus College Little Theatre. Noticeably absent from this weekend’s rehearsal is the playwright and creator of “The Epiphany,”…

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One tough mother

A mother will do anything to support. Sometimes that means changing direction and going back to school. U.S. Army veteran and Citrus College alumna, Elizabeth Saucedo did just that. Saucedo, who served in the Army from 2007 to 2010, is the epitome of a hardworking mother. Saucedo will be delivering her keynote speech at the…

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Finding the strength for change

It is never too late to change direction in life. U.S. Marine Corps veteran and Citrus College alumnus Baron Cheng is proof of this. Cheng will be delivering a keynote speech on Nov. 5 at the 10th annual “Saluting Our Veterans” ceremony in the Campus Center Mall. In his 20s, Cheng began to realize that…

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Pushing through life’s obstacles

Students who are faced with unexpected and difficult life-changing events often think they have no other choice but to leave school. But for Citrus College honors student Nicole Wassef, 24, nothing could stop her from getting an education. Wassef, who is double majoring in philosophy and neuroscience, said  she has always wanted to be a…

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Teetering around Title IX: Women’s sports teams

An additional women’s sports team could be added to the Citrus College  line up to ensure that the school remains in compliance with Title IX. The three women’s sports under consideration are varsity women’s tennis, women’s track beyond distance and women’s sand volleyball. Students interested in discussing the possibility of adding these sports to increase…

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‘Hair raising’ Halloween hair styles

Two creative worlds collided at the Halloween Hair Show showcase hosted by the Cosmetology Club on Oct. 29. With the energetic acting of models, fantasy and horror characters created by the cosmetology club came to life at the campus center. The showcase featured three categories, fantasy, horror and fantasy/horror hair and make up, all created…

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Opinion: Combat and selective service for women

Women should have the opportunity to fight alongside men in front line combat and should register for Selective Service for the United States. On Jan. 24, 2013 former Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta lifted a 1994 ban on women serving in combat and stating that all combat jobs and direct combat units will be open…

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Speaker series a first

Students searching for inspiration before final exams begin need look no farther than the Haugh Performing Arts Center at Citrus College. A recent increase in state funding to support Student Equity Planning has given Citrus College an opportunity to host its very first speaker series. The yearlong program will feature contemporary motivational speakers who will…