Daily Archives: June 8, 2017

Library recharged: Charging stations meet student needs

The Hayden Library’s installation of two KwikBoost charging stations was a response to student needs. The charging stations were the result of a bi-annual survey and the stations allow students to charge their mobile devices. The library conducts the bi-annual survey in April and October. In April, the library surveyed about 500 students. The students…

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Where are the recycling bins?

Citrus College recycles paper, cardboard, batteries, uorescent lamp tubes, used motor oil, printer and copier toner cartridges. Yet after students nish their drinks from vending machines, there are no recycling bins for them to throw their bottles. Throughout the day, the trash cans become filled to the brim with plastic bottles, one of the worst…

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Campus Attracts Local Vendors

Amid a sleepy Sunday morning in Glendora, the Citrus College parking lot is wide awake as a secluded space for bustling people and quick transactions. This eclectic environment of vendors and local shoppers is hosted by the Foothill Swap Meet, which begins at 6:30 a.m. every Sunday morning on the Citrus College S4, S5 and…

Review: Performance filled mediocre melodies

Instead of watching the highly anticipated “Wonder Woman” film on opening night, a slew of family and friends arrived at the Haugh Performing Arts Center for an enjoyable evening as they supported their loved ones. On June 2, the Citrus College Visual and Performing Arts department hosted the 2017 Spring Music Concert. Five groups shared…

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Mobile Food Pantry Serves Citrus Community

Thanks to ASCC funding, Citrus College students had the opportunity to take advantage of a mobile food truck. Maryanne Tolano-Leveque, dean of students, said that this started to help homeless students and then she realized that food insecurity is one of the issues for students. “Maybe (students) do have a home, but paying for food…

Opinion: The Last Rites of Spring: Xeriscape plans for Campus

Citrus College is about to spend $400,000 to plant drought tolerant xeriscape, California oak trees that will utilize synthetic turf and decomposed granite. However, the technique is highly controversial among plant scientists who say xeriscaping, also known as drought tolerant planting, is environmentally unsustainable. The method can deplete groundwater, destroy natural soils and contribute to…