Articles by Hannah Walleck

Communications major and first year staff writer for the Citrus College Clarion who loves to cover sporting events.


‘Tis The Season For Surprises

For seven shows over three weeks, the cast and crew of the annual “Christmas Is…” performance has changed the Haugh Performing Arts Center into a Christmas wonderland. Although the name has stayed the same, Citrus College’s “Christmas Is…” takes on a new storyline each year. This year the Visual and Performing Arts Department takes audience…

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Fall Dance Concert raises money for Puerto Rico

Although Hurricane Marie hit Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, more than half the country remains without power. A small group of dancers at Citrus College has decided to donate their Fall Dance Concert proceeds to Puerto Rico’s rebuilding. On Nov. 10, at 7 p.m. The Dance Company performed 11 numbers at the Haugh Performing Arts…

Men’s water polo moves on after double overtime loss

Although men’s water polo lost to LA valley in the western state conference championship final in overtime 15-14 on November 4, their season is far from over. Owl’s men’s water polo rolled through Cuesta College 14-9 in first conference championship game on Nov. 3. Team captain Jonathan Wong lead the Owl’s with six goals in…

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Young team finishing strong as championship approaches

With only seven sophomore returning players, women’s water polo has adjusted to a team full of young players. Sophomore two-meter guard Brooke Padilla said having so many young players can be difficult. “It’s challenging at times only because we have a different team mojo than last year,” Padilla said. “It’s starting over basically from scratch…

Men’s water polo unites as championship draws near

With only a few weeks left in the regular season, men’s water polo is ranked second in Western State Conference. Team captain and sophomore utility, Johnathan Wong said that with regular season almost over, practices are getting harder. “Practice is a lot more intense now that we know what’s on the line,” Wong said. Wong…

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Women’s water polo goes pink for October

Although the Owls have a 7-6 record this season, Citrus women’s water polo head coach Jennifer Spalding said the team is playing much better than their record shows. “When you look at our record, it looks like we’re not doing very good, but we’re losing to the top teams in the state and we’re only…

Blue Note Orchestra performs on Grammy winner’s 21st album

Thanks to Dean of Fine and Performing Arts Robert Slack, the Citrus Blue Note Orchestra contributed to grammy winner Melissa Manchester’s 21st album “The Fellas.” Manchester recently released her newest album in early September, starring the Citrus College Blue Note Orchestra. The Blue Note Orchestra is a 20-piece band of current Citrus students and past…

Lockdown drill helps campus prepare for emergency

At 10:05 a.m. on Sept. 28, Citrus had a mandatory lockdown drill to improve how the college handles emergency situations. Campus Safety supervisor, Benjamin Macias, who was in charge of directing and organizing the drill said simulating a lockdown drill is required by the law. “It’s now a federal and state requirement to have a…