Articles by Megan Bender

Megan is on her second semester as Managing Editor and Ad Manger for the Clarion as well as a contributor for Logos magazine. She has served three consecutive semesters as the editor-in-chief previously for the Clarion and is now focusing on supporting her staff and leaving a substantial foundation for future student journalists at Citrus College. Megan has received a transfer degree in journalism and is finishing a second transfer degree in communications.


Keeping it 100: Citrus’ 100th graduating class

The graduating class of Citrus College in 1917 was both the first and smallest. Four students out of 27 completed their studies at Citrus just two years after it opened. Today, the spring 2016 commencement marks the 100th graduating class of Citrus where 3,156 total degrees will be awarded to 1,425 students at 9 a.m….


Citrus student body president challenged with impeachment

The Associated Students of Citrus College executive board president withstood an impeachment challenge at the May 3 board meeting. The resolution to impeach Cameron Wisdom failed 8-4, four votes shy of the two-thirds majority needed to pass. The issues brought against the president were due to concern for his lack of support for the rest…


Volunteers bring the ‘Bern’ to Citrus

An unofficial group calling themselves Citrus Students for Bernie decided it was time for Citrus College to feel the ‘Bern.’ The group of student volunteers set up a campaign table May 10 in the Campus Center Mall and provided chocolate, handouts and personal laptops. In addition to encouraging others to vote for Bernie Sanders as…


REVIEW: Liang discovers the world within

There is the old saying that home is where the heart is, but when your heart belongs to the pyramids in Egypt, the lush rain forests of Central America, and the cold winters of New England, it becomes difficult to decide which one is really home. Elizabeth Liang’s monologue, “Alien Citizen: An Earth Odyssey,” follows…


Free bus pass arrives just in time

The long wait for free Foothill Transit bus passes is over. By fall, Citrus College students will have free access to Foothill Transit buses for an entire year due to the efforts of new Dean of Students Maryann Tolano-Leveque. The program has not been 100 percent officially approved through Citrus. The Class Pass is being…


Glendora P.D. hosts active shooter seminar in HPAC

Glendora Police Department officers practicing an exclusive active shooter scenario training and building clearing in the Technician Development building in fall 2012. Glendora PD will host a civilian training seminar at 2:40 p.m. May 3 in the Haugh Performing Arts Center to inform administrators, faculty, staff and students on what to do in an Active…


New club unapologetic about free speech

The unofficial Citrus College chapter of Turning Point USA hosted a protest for free speech using a giant beach ball on April 25 in the Campus Center Mall. The chapter provided white-board markers for the ball and coloring books and crayons for any students who became offended by the speech on the ball. (Megan Bender/Clarion)…


LOGOS PREVIEW: Kill Me, Deadly

Kirsten Vangsness (right) and Dean Lemont act in a scene from Vangsness’ new film, “Kill Me Deadly,” which will premiere in the Haugh Performing Arts Center on April 24. Vangsness stars on the CBS series “Criminal Minds.” (photo courtesy of Kill Me Deadly, LLC.) Fans of the hit television show “Criminal Minds” will be excited…