Daily Archives: March 16, 2016

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Return of the ‘big battle’

After a one-year break, the Citrus College Blue Note Swing Orchestra and Azusa Pacific University’s Jazz Ensemble are back for more competitive performance. The Battle of the Big Bands is returning for it’s twelfth performance on March 17 and 18 at the Haugh Performing Arts Center. Blue Note Swing Orchestra instructor and both Citrus and…

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Don’t forget the milk: Campus Safety

In light of the danger of mass shootings becoming a reality for college campuses, for Citrus College Campus Safety Supervisor Ben Macias, the first thing that comes to mind when he puts on his uniform every morning is a gallon of milk. “I have one daughter, she’s in middle school and eats a lot of…

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EDITORIAL: Support bill to develop mental health help

We support a newly proposed bill that would fund mental health programs in California community colleges. AB 2017, proposed Feb. 16 by Assemblyman Kevin McCarty, would give additional funding to programs under the 2004 Mental Health Services Act. This bill is necessary to fully develop the MHSA, the underfunded roadmap for mental health in California….

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OPINION: Stuck in the middle

Getting accepted into college can be one of the most exciting life events the average student can experience, until they realize they have to pay. There needs to be more financial help for students from middle class families than need-based scholarships. It starts with joy: having finally received the acceptance letter to your dream school….

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Fundraiser provides veteran aid via student interaction

There is one information technology class that is giving back to the Citrus College community through hands on experience. Computer science professor Veronika Delvaux believes in the gift of goodwill. For her IT 104 class, PC Hardware and Maintenance, each semester gives her – and her students – an opportunity at contributing something meaningful, while providing a breadth…