Daily Archives: November 2, 2016

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Broadway singers to perform cabaret-style sing-along

The Citrus Visual and Performing Arts Department will take the stage for its spring production with a Broadway sing-along at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Haugh Performing Arts Center. With a cabaret-style setting to the show complete with refreshments, the sing-along will bring the performers and audience together. “It’s a combination…

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Aspiring actress killed in car accident

Citrus student Ayumi Nakamura, 22, died Oct. 22 after the vehicle she was in hit the freeway guardrail which made the car airborne, striking a metal pole. The accident occurred on Lincoln Avenue off-ramp on the 57 Freeway in Anaheim around 4 a.m. The driver, Asako Bonkobara, was found to be under the influence of…

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Take a ride down the Gold Line: Irwindale

Since the completion of the new Metro Gold Line in February, students have had access to eight new stops along the way to Los Angeles. The Irwindale stop takes around 5 minutes to get to starting at the Azusa Pacific University and Citrus College stop. Unfortunately, even though access to Irwindale is a lot easier,…

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RISE prepare for spring NASA competitions

The Research in Science and Engineering teams from Citrus College are in the early steps of preparation for a Student Launch Rocket challenge. The Rocket Owls will be competing in the Student Launch competition and the Galactic Owls of RISE will be competing in the Human Exploration Rover challenge. The competitions are separate but will…

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When work becomes play, former CSI turned screenwriter

During David Miranda’s 24 years of being a crime scene investigator agent he never carried a gun. Since CSI’s aren’t sworn officers, they aren’t allowed to do so. Miranda, a 61-year-old student at Citrus College with an undeclared major, wrote the play “On Days Like These” based off of real events throughout his career. The…

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Student shot and killed in attempted robbery

Juan Vidal, 25-year-old Citrus College student, was shot and killed in an attempted robbery of Jack in the Box in El Monte on Oct. 21, as reported by CBS Los Angeles. Vidal, who was studying to be a pharmacist, was working the counter when a masked man attempted to rob the fast-food restaurant. CBS Los…

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Let’s talk: a special submission on mental illness

Editor’s Note: In light of mental illness awareness week, the Psychology Club submitted an article to the Clarion featuring personal experiences of Citrus College students with mental illness. As the editor-in-chief and as someone who has been a support system to loved ones suffering from mental illness as well as experienced mental illness firsthand, I…

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On the safe side: 2015 Clery report released

Campus safety has released its annual security report which includes 2015 crime statistics at Citrus College. Citrus’ largest violation category, drug and alcohol violations, has dropped from 46 counts in 2014 to 26. The Jeanne Clery Act, which was instituted in 1990, requires all colleges and universities, both public and private, to disclose campus safety…