Articles by Astrid Perez


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Tradition with a twist

“Christmas Is…” returns to the Haugh Performing Arts Center starting Dec. 5. This spectacular and unique production has been a tradition at Citrus College for 47 years. The second act in this event is an original musical that has not been repeated since production began in 1968. Doug Austin, who has been directing “Christmas Is…”…

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One tough mother

A mother will do anything to support. Sometimes that means changing direction and going back to school. U.S. Army veteran and Citrus College alumna, Elizabeth Saucedo did just that. Saucedo, who served in the Army from 2007 to 2010, is the epitome of a hardworking mother. Saucedo will be delivering her keynote speech at the…

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Finding the strength for change

It is never too late to change direction in life. U.S. Marine Corps veteran and Citrus College alumnus Baron Cheng is proof of this. Cheng will be delivering a keynote speech on Nov. 5 at the 10th annual “Saluting Our Veterans” ceremony in the Campus Center Mall. In his 20s, Cheng began to realize that…

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Brothers in and out of the pool

Some brothers don’t always have to share the same DNA but sometimes a passion for a particular sport can create bonds. Citrus College water polo players Mark Cordts, 19, biology major, and RJ Renteria, 19, business major, prove just that. Of course, some teammates share special bonds. Cordts and Renteria share a different story, their…

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Let’s talk about family: Hispanic Heritage, Astrid

My parent’s struggles, sacrifices and hopes have molded me into the person I am today. My parents were both born and raised in Michoacán, Mexico where they lived a very simple and humble childhood. Their respective families provided them with a roof over their heads and enough food on the table. The Mexican educational system…

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Passed Up: Students have no discounted bus pass

Students at Citrus College have begun to question why they do not have access to discounted Foothill Transit passes like those available at nearby community colleges. Mount San Antonio College students recently approved a new fee to continue the Class Pass program, which offers them a TAP card to access all Foothill Transit buses. A…

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Buying books without breaking the bank

If you are like many Citrus College students, this semester’s book buying has been put off. According to the National Association of College Stores, the average student will spend approximately $655 on textbooks per year so if you want to save money here are a couple of suggestions. One of the common alternatives to buying…