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.


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REVIEW:Home is where the burgers are, Alpha Omega

When was the last time you were offered exceptional service and denied to leave a tip because the team members of a restaurant are proud to serve without special interests? At Alpha Omega a local gem located at the heart of downtown Covina, you can find this service and heartwarming delicious burgers with a touch…

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Citrus celebrates students’ path to success

Surrounding the seating area was a line of quotes sent in from transferring students giving credit to influential faculty, staff or friends who have influenced their lives on at the Transfer Achievement Reception June 2 in the Campus Center Mall.   The road to success often begins at a community college but does not end…

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Measure G dollars support campus makeover

Stephanie Wiggins, deputy CEO, Los Angeles County Metro, talks about how Measure M will support the extension of the Gold Line east next to panelists CEO Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority Habib F. Balian and Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority chief project officer Chris Burner at the State of the Project 2016 OCt. 15 at…

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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….

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…