Articles by Emily Hermosillo


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L.A. County says goodbye to Columbus Day

The Los Angeles City Council voted 14-1 to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day on Aug. 30, joining a multitude of cities and states that have abolished Columbus Day. Oct. 9 is now a celebration of Native Americans and their culture. The American movement to abolish Columbus Day began in Berkeley in 1991 and…

Resources available for food insecurity

Citrus College has a multitude of resources for students that range from counseling to physical needs, such as food and medicine, for free. Those in need can get up to 40 pounds of food from the mobile food truck, which is back on campus once every month for this semester. The donation food truck’s next…

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Glendora brush fire contained, 9.7 acres burned

A Glendora brush fire started early Thursday afternoon, July 27, just east of Citrus College and St. Lucy’s Priory High School.   The fire was started when a welder accidentally sparked dry brush while working on a house near Silent Ranch Estates, authorities said. The Los Angeles Fire Department arrived at 1:47 p.m. and began…

Musician Finds New Passion with Anthropology

Logan Kruger attends school, tutors, goes out to eat with friends and on some nights he plays the drums for his hardcore band, Same Son. There was a time when Kruger considered being in a band was the only career option for him. “I’ve always had this drive to perform, express myself in different ways,”…

The Only Way Out Is In: Exclusive panel of women in art

International artists spoke at an art panel on March 8 in the Visual Arts lecture hall about their careers and process of creating art. These artists have their work on display in the art gallery “The Only Way Out is in” in the Visual Arts building until May 12. Much of the panel was focused…

Students experience protests abroad

American students encountered peaceful protests relating to the refugee crisis and Donald Trump inauguration while studying abroad in January in Italy The Women’s March on Washington, D.C. had sister marches in over 75 countries. On Jan. 21, Citrus College students were coincidentally on an excursion to Rome during one of the sister marches. Crowds of…

Love, Literature and Lesbians

Before professor Anna Villeneuve’s lesbian romance novels reached the shelves of the Hayden Memorial Library, not much from the genre was present at the library. Villeneuve is an English professor who published her first book, “Take only Pictures,” in 2014 under the pen name Laina, a combination of her and her wife’s first names. She…