Daily Archives: December 2, 2015

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Accreditation committee under scrutiny

Citrus College is anxiously awaiting the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges’ decision that will determine its accreditation standing that is expected to be given by February 2016. The ACCJC, the agency that sent a visiting team to evaluate Citrus College two months ago, is now under scrutiny. Campus officials were anticipating positive feedback…

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Fine Art building update

Construction on the new Fine Arts and Communication building should be completed by Aug. 2016. Construction for the building began two years ago in Aug. 2014, and the timeline for the project is meeting expectations. Director of facilities and construction, Fred Diamond, said the project is right on schedule. Workers are doing construction on the…

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Mind power: Reactivated psychology club comes to campus

A national honor society for community college psychology students has been revived at Citrus College. Due to a lack of leadership, the club was deactivated three years ago. Jeffrey Thompson, a fairly new adjunct professor, initiated the reactivation of Psi Beta. The club was pitched to students and faculty in spring 2015 and became officially…

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Editorial: STUDENTS SHOULD STUDY ABROAD

Despite any fears students may have, they should attempt to study abroad. Citrus College has hosted previous study abroad programs in places such as Austria, Italy and Spain. This semester, a group of students have traveled to London, England to study. A Costa Rica trip is scheduled for winter 2016, and a Spain trip is…

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Helping ‘angels’ get their wings

The most wonderful time of the year has arrived and the Extended Opportunity Programs and Services/Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education programs are encouraged students to “Adopt an Angel.” The sixth annual “Adopt an Angel” program allowed everyone on campus to come together and spread the holiday cheer with the children of the CARE & California…

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Many ways The Clarion celebrates the Holidays

The great thing about the holiday season is the many different ways people celebrate them. Every family has their own recipes and rituals. Eggnog, pumpkin pie and peppermint bark are all holiday favorites. And there is nothing more fun than an ugly Christmas sweater party. Some share their holidays with a large extended family, while…

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Big man, bigger heart

Defensive lineman Brandon Hayashi is easy to spot. His 6 foot 300-pound frame is an intimidating sight for opposing teams. He is a beast. Off the field, he could not be more different. “Don’t let his big structure give you the wrong idea,” said Brandon Hayashi’s younger brother Matt Hayashi. “We call him the Jolly…

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Clarion staff earns 14 awards at regional conference

The Clarion staff took home 14 awards from the annual fall conference of the Journalism Association of Community Colleges Southern California Regional. The competition was held at Fullerton College on Nov. 14. JACC, which was founded in 1955, brings professional writers and reporters, photographers and videographers, editors and publishers together to meet with community college…