Articles by Bianca Santelices


Expressions of Becoming: The English Society’s 2nd Annual Poetry Contest

Editor’s note: The caption in the featured photo has been changed from the print edition to accurately show the winners of the poetry contest. Damian Delfin was listed as a second place winner. He won third place. To appreciate the written word is one thing. But to actually write your heart and soul onto paper…

Influence of 50 cents: The rise of minimum wage

For some, a fifty-cent wage increase may not seem like much. For Citrus student employees, it makes all the difference. “Ten-fifty an hour is better than what we were getting paid last semester, which was ten dollars flat,” political science major Juan Soto said. At the beginning of the year, California made a statewide minimum…

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FROM CHALK TO PAINT: UPGRADE FROM BLACKBOARD TO CANVAS

Blackboard Learn has graced the computer screens of Citrus College for 15 years. This summer, Citrus will integrate a new learning platform. Canvas Learning Management System is a learning platform that serves 90 out of 113 California community colleges. California’s Online Education Initiative named Canvas as the top choice by community college students, faculty and…

Review: Aerials at the Haugh

The word Quixotic means incredibly idealistic. Like its name, Quixotic: Gravity of Center showcased a romantic sensation of acrobatics, ballet and aerial performance on April 1 at the Haugh Performing Arts Center. Every acrobat, dancer, balancer and contortionist gave an emotional and tension-filled production fusing light and technology into a dazzling vision. A violin’s passionate…

Successful Fast Track program hails birth to a new math class

After garnering successful pass rates, the Math 20 to Math 29 fast track course will merge into one new math class to encourage student progress. Math 25, the new name for the class that fuses Math 20: Arithmetic Fundamentals and Math 29: Pre-Algebra, will debut this summer. “The math curriculum at Citrus is the longest…