Articles by Johanna Jamison


The show must go ‘Blonde’

The April 12 opening of ‘Legally Blonde: The Musical’ at the Haugh Performing Arts Center, where the show ran for the weekend, offered a silly and impulsive romantic-comedy about being true to yourself and believing that anything is possible if you really want it.   Directed by Jon Vaughan and musical direction by Douglas Austin,…

Teachers Talk: Jesus Gutierrez

Jesus Gutierrez is a full time, tenured faculty member at Citrus College with an incredible perspective on teaching math and propelling the next generation of thinkers. This will be his final semester teaching differential equations in order to allow other faculty members to teach the course. Once he teaches  Pre-Calculus after teaching Calculus III this…

An impressive debut

The Citrus College Women’s Swim team performed incredibly well at the Western State Conference Quad #4 on Friday. The team competed against Los Angeles Valley College, Ventura and Bakersfield. This event was the first meet of the 2013 season to be hosted at Citrus and was the school’s first home meet in over three years….

Students and staff work to increase sustainability

The effort to reduce environmental impacts through sustainable practices is ongoing at Citrus College. Students are playing an important role in these efforts to be examples of what is possible at the community college level. The Developing Energy Efficiency Professionals and campus clubs including Earth Club, Volunteer Corps and Citrus United States Green Building Council,…

Building renovation placed on hold

Students who attended Citrus College during the 2012 spring or fall semesters may notice something rather strange as they approach the Administration Building. The noisy construction activities that persisted most of last year have been quieted. In fact, the renovation of the Administration Building appears to have stopped all together. Started in May 2010, the…

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Raise wages; improve the economy

Individual consumers are buying less, class inequality is rising, and 12 million people are still unemployed. The problem is too few jobs and lousy wages. In his State of the Union address, on Feb. 12, 2013, President Barack Obama called on Congress to increase the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $9 an hour. “This…