Articles by Jessica Soto


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Constitutional Amendments to be voted on

By Jessica Soto | News Editor The Associated Students of Citrus College have proposed five amendments, which are to be voted on by the student body Mach 5-6 in the Campus Center Mall from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. The ballot will require one yes or no vote. “Its all or nothing,” Adrienne Thompson, supervisor of…

Class enrollment going through renewal period

By Jessica Soto | News Editor The increase in class sections over the last year have kept Citrus College students coming back for more. Enrollment rates have continued to grow in the last couple of years and with Citrus reaching 100.01 percent of seat capacity, this spring 2014 semester is no different. Class sections were cut…

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Nelson Mandela remembered

A display has been given to the college and put on display in the Hayden Memorial Library honoring Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s former president and anti-apartheid leader. Mandela died Dec. 5 at age 95. He is to be buried Dec. 14 in Qunu, South Africa, the village where he was born. In June 1964, Mandela…

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It’s time for ‘Christmas Is…’

Christmas Is…” graces the Haugh Performing Arts Center with the joys of the season once again. The annual performance is divided into two acts. The first is a formal representation of the Citrus Singers, directed by Douglas Austin, Citrus Vocal Ensemble and Orchestra, directed by Martin Green and the Women’s Ensemble, directed by Vonetta Mixson…

Year in review: the best of 2013

Top 5 events of spring 2013: -Feb. 20 gun scare sheds light on some kinks in the Citrus College emergency preparedness procedures. -”The Bronze Star” production competes as semi-finalists in the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival and receives the Distinguished Performance and Production Ensemble Award. -The Rocket Owls compete as California’s only community college in…

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Vice president retires after 18 years of service

The search for a new vice president of finance and administrative services is underway with interviews scheduled to take place Dec. 3 and 4. This hiring process was set in motion with the recent announcement that after a 43-year career in education, Carol Horton, chief financial officer at Citrus College, has decided its time to…

Coffee concoctions and tasty pastries

Finally, a paradise you don’t need to buy a plane ticket to reach. A coffee lover’s paradise, that is. Your destination: Coffee Klatch, located in San Dimas at 806 West Arrow Hwy. This family business began in Upland 20 years ago before opening its second location. The aroma of espresso and freshly baked pastries permeate…

Gov’t back in, veterans still out

In response to the struggle that student veterans are facing due to the recent federal government shutdown, Mariana Vega, the Citrus College student trustee, along with the Associated Students of Citrus College and the Young Americans for Liberty club have begun a Veteran’s Relief Drive that will continue through Nov. 5. The purpose of the…

Screenwriters showcase their talents

Dim lighting and rows of stools on stage set a relaxing mood for a sold-out evening Oct. 19 of Emerging American Voices in the Citrus College Little Theatre. This performance gave opportunity to three Citrus College screenwriters presented their works, performed by student actors for an appreciative audience. The student writers debuted the first acts…