Daily Archives: March 8, 2017

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Unnamed Employee Resigns

A special meeting was called by the Citrus College Board of Trustees at 4:15 p.m. on March 7 to discuss an employee complaint and a possible employee dismissal. No names of employees were mentioned in the notice issued 24 hours prior, as personnel matters necessitate privacy. The public is allowed to stand up and speak in…

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Swim team makes a splash into new season

With a new season underway, the Citrus College women’s swim team is adjusting to a new head coach and several new players. Since Jennifer Spalding accepted the head coaching job in May 2016, the team has shown improvement. Spalding also serves as head coach of the women’s water polo team. In her first season at…

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Deja Vu: Owls fall in third round of playoffs

The Citrus College men’s basketball team’s season came to an end with a third round playoff loss to Antelope Valley College for the second straight season. This Owls’ loss hurt more. Citrus had the home court advantage this time around, the Owl’s Nest a daunting place for a visitor to win in the playoffs. The…

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Opinion: Swipe Right for Chlamydia

The rise in sexually transmitted diseases throughout California has seen an increase that can be attributed to the oversexualization of youth being brought forth by sexually charged applications such as Tinder, Grindr, and Craigslist personals. As reported by NPR, the rise in STDs in California is at an all-time high. The 2015 STD Surveillance Report…

Baseball’s three-game winning streak puts Owls over .500

A third of the way into the college baseball season, the Owls have fought back to raise their winning average to .500. Since spring semester officially began Feb. 22, the team is 6-1, bringing their record on the season to 8-7-1. Citrus head coach Steve Gomez shared his assessment on what the team has improved on and…

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Owls’ hot bats charge into conference play

The Citrus College softball team concluded its non-conference schedule on Mar. 4 with an 8-0 loss to Mt. San Antonio College. Despite the scoreless effort versus the Mounties, the Owls have opened their season scoring 122 runs and currently lead the conference in multiple offensive categories, including home runs, hits, runs batted in and runs…