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Review: Concert takes audience back in time

American Rhapsody: Gershwin Songbook was entertaining, lacks colors and imagery. As one of the first performances of the Fall season, the Haugh Performing Arts Center should have filled, however, the majority of the crowd was senior citizens who could barely fill half of the theater. Michael Andrew, the headline singer and bandleader, walked on stage…

Safety of campus and community come together

Citrus College hosted their annual “Coffee with a Cop” on Sept. 27 in the Campus Center quad. Students, employees and community members were welcome to have a cup of Starbucks brewed coffee and a pastry while asking questions and getting information from both Campus Safety and the Glendora Police Department. The Glendora Police Department and…

Metro Line extension delayed beyond 2027

On March 5, 2016, the first phase of the Metro Gold Line was completed, which extended the station from Sierra Madre to Citrus College and Azusa Pacific University, with the second phase continuing the Metro Gold Line 12 miles east to Montclair. The Gold Line will now extend into San Bernardino County as it passes…

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…

Opinion: Acronyms That Educate

In an entertainment climate where laugh tracks cue a thoughtless echo and structured reality television is the epitome of mainstream culture, there is a need for continued funding of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, which includes support for the Public Broadcasting System and National Public Radio. President Donald Trump called for a $54 billion increase…

Glendora literacy program assists adults

Annette and Wayne Wistlor, and other members of Glendora Rotary Club started Glendora READS! in 1992, an adult literacy program. Its purpose is to reach out to the community and assist adults with developing every day literacy skills. Literacy coordinator Mary Dodson said she has devoted her life to helping others. Her dedication has helped…