Articles by Evan Solano

Evan Solano is the current Managing Editor of the Citrus College Clarion for Fall 2015. This is his fourth semester on the Clarion, having also served as Managing Editor in Fall 2014. He is a journalism major who hopes to transfer to Cal State Fullerton. He has been a member of the Clarion since Fall 2013, and does freelance writing, photography and graphic design.


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ASCC election results

Candidates for the ASCC Executive Board answer questions during the Candidates Forum in the Campus Center on May 26. (Christine Vu Le/Clarion)  The results from the June 3 and 4 Associated Students of Citrus College Executive Board elections finds former Senator Cameron Wisdom becoming student body president for the Fall 2015 semester. A total of 151 students voted…

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Metal on the ‘ryse’

Metal Alliance president Raiden Ikeda (left) performs with his band Exalted during the “Rise of the Tyrants” concert in the Campus Center on May 22. (Evan Solano/Clarion) It may just be noise to you, but for music performance major Raiden Ikeda, metal means more than loud guitars and guttural vocals. As he puts it, discovering…

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Back to square one: Faculty force contracts back to negotiations

After long and contentious negotiations between district officials and the full-time faculty union, Citrus College teachers overwhelmingly voted March 25 to reject the tentative contract agreement. The Citrus Community College District contract proposal, which included a 4.8 percent raise and a reconfiguration in the overload payment schedule, was rejected by 68 percent of the voting…

Letter to the editor: Veterans Center needs funding

Dear Citrus College Community, I am a member of the Veterans Advisory committee. Today I learned that as of June 30, 2015 there will be no more funding for the Veterans Center. Monica Christianson, the outstanding Director of the Center will also be out of a job. I have worked in the Veterans Center tutoring…

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White brings Pasadena a weekend of ‘Style’

Whether soaring through the air off half pipes during the Olympics and X Games or putting together an international music festival, Shaun White has never been one to do things less than extreme. So it’s really no shock that the Olympic gold medalist will be bringing his international Air + Style music festival to the United…

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Free speech settlement costs district

Students were encouraged to sound off on the “Free Speech Wall” set up by Young Americans for Liberty during Club Rush on Sept. 16 – 17, 2014. (YAL Facebook page) After a recent lawsuit from a free speech advocacy group on behalf of a Citrus student, the college has decided to pay an $110,000 settlement…