Articles by Katie Jolgren


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Forum discuss ‘cases of the century’

Panelists Barry McDonald (left) and Angela Sierra (far right) are joined by moderator Dave Milbrandt in discussing the “Cases of the Century.” ASCC hosted the event in celebration of Constitution Day and Citrus’ 100th anniversary. (Katie Jolgren/Clarion) By Katie Jolgren | Staff Writer Two Constitution rights experts discussed landmark Supreme Court cases in a public forum…

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Alumni find their ‘Way Back’ home

Alumni Faith Carrion, 25, and Ray Barcelo, 25, rehearse their duet “Fine” from “Ordinary Days” to prepare for a cabaret titled “A Way Back to Then.” The performance is Sept. 20 at 8 p.m. in the Little Theatre.(Careesa Campbell/Clarion) By Katie Jolgren | Staff Writer A special benefit concert to be performed in the Little Theatre…

ASCC donates funds to veterans

By Katie Jolgren | Staff Writer The Veterans Center has received a sizable donation from the Associated Students of Citrus College. In July 2014, the ASCC approved the donation of $25,000 to the Veterans Center with the goal of supplying new equipment and furniture to the center. “Upon touring the facilities, I could see there was…

Drug violations at all time ‘high’

By Katie Jolgren | Staff Writer According to board policy, Citrus College may not be a smoke-free campus, but it is supposed to be a drug free campus. However, in the last two years, the number of drug violations has gone up significantly, and 2013 marked an unprecedented increase for recorded incidents of possession of marijuana…

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Blame it on the rain

Courtesy of Lynn Jamison The bigger of two storms to assault California touched down on Feb. 27, providing some much needed rain for the water-starved state but also releasing a slew of hazards upon its inhabitants, causing mandatory evacuations in several cities, including Glendora and Azusa. After the Southern face of the San Gabriel Mountains…

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‘Naughty vs. Nice’

Children everywhere know the consequences of being on Santa’s naughty list: a lump of coal and no toys under the tree. But if Santa’s list has suddenly gone missing, it is impossible to know the good kids from the bad.   This is exactly the case in “Naughty vs. Nice: The Case of the Missing…

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Stuck in the 13th grade

Attending a local community college is only for underachievers, the losers in the school. This seems to be the stigma attached to community colleges. But, with community colleges serving nearly half of the undergraduates across the United States, and nearly 2.4 million students attending the California community colleges alone, it cannot be that all of…

Beyond the shadow of a drought

In the midst of the driest year on record and following Gov. Jerry Brown’s recent declaration of a statewide drought, Citrus College is taking steps to cut back on its water usage. According to data from the Department of Public Works, less than 1 percent of the capacity of the 14 dams used to serve…

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Cross-country athletes go the distance

Rolling hills, inclines, off road terrain and long distances are not unfamiliar to Wesley Ewart and Jasmine Longtin. Both are members of the Citrus cross-country team that began the season in September and have since competed in a series of invitationals and previews. A sophomore, Ewart has been running since the summer before his freshman year…