Daily Archives: April 26, 2017

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Why Pay Thousands of Dollars Instead of 48?

Access to higher education should be a right, not a privilege. Giving everyone an equal opportunity to receive an education betters the quality of our nation. To have a healthy democracy requires a well-informed public. If we want to continue evolving as a country and state, more people should be educated and this can only…

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Owls get back on track against Barstow

The Citrus College Owls defeated the Barstow College Vikings 7-1 on April 25 at the Owl’s Nest. The meeting between Barstow and Citrus was the second meeting between the teams since 2007. Citrus won the first game against Barstow 7-4. Sophomore pitcher Aaron Bernal was happy about helping his team get out of a four-game…

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Swim team’s hard work pays off at conference

  In April 2016, the Citrus swim team needed a solution after a disappointing season. One year later, first season head coach Jennifer Spalding became the answer as she transformed a struggling roster into an ambitious team. Spalding’s intense practices and prevalent motivation provided hope to a young team. The 2017 swim season officially ended…

Sierra Wind Symphony goes Western

A jamboree of tall tales, frontier character stories, cowboy songs and classical symphonic representing the Wild Wild West is coming to Citrus College.  The Musical Adventure of the Wild Wild West, starring the Sierra Wind Symphony and the Citrus Concert Choir, will take place April 30 at the Haugh Performing Arts Center. The musical will…

Panelists share STEM career opportunities

Citrus held a STEM workshop for students to hear panelists discuss various career opportunities with the STEM program on April 6 inside room CI 159. The panelists consisted of Citrus graduates who had taken the Citrus College STEM programs. The panelists were Yvonne Murillo from Grifols Biologicals Inc., Rachel Goodwin from Prolacta Bioscience, Mikaela Gutierrez…

Theatre works showcases plays about hope

The Citrus Theatre Works event showcased six student-produced and directed 10-minute plays on April 1 at the Little Theatre. Citrus theatre student Johanna Romo said the first five plays of the showcase was about the sense of hopelessness, anxieties and failures people go through. “We see so many people who go through so many things…