Articles by Pat Cordova-Goff


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A day to honor victims of transphobia

(Illustration courtesy of Pat Cordova-Goff) By Pat Cordova-Goff | Staff Writer The murder of Rita Hester, an African American transgender woman, on Nov. 28, 1998 inspired a call to action. Now, 16 years later, many transgender individuals and allies plan to continue to take part in a day of remembrance. Transgender Day of Remembrance, or…

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Universal studios tears and terrorizes

Come face to face with werewolves on the “American Werewolf in London” maze at Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights (Photo courtesy of Universal Studios) Universal Studios of Hollywood presents the anticipated Halloween Horror Nights event, filled of frightening monsters, adventurous rides, and satisfying food. By Pat Cordova-Goff | Staff Writer From the “Walking Dead” “terrifyingly…

Consent bill advances to governor’s desk

By Pat Cordova-Goff | Staff Writer Legislation that would require California universities and colleges receiving state funding to adopt “affirmative consent” language into policy definitions of consensual sex is on the governor’s desk. If Gov. Jerry Brown signs it, California would be the first state in the union to enact such a requirement. SB 967, which…

Increasing budget facilitates ‘restoration’

By Pat Cordova-Goff | Staff Writer After years of budget cuts throughout California’s public education system, an improving economy and increased tax revenues have resulted in a state budget surplus. This upturn is expected to benefit Citrus College as the college’s budget allocation for the 2014-15 school year has increased. With improving economic outlooks, the college…

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Feminism: striving for equality…not superiority

By Pat Cordova-Goff | Staff Writer When it comes to equal treatment under the law for men and women, this country has a long way to go. Although elected officials continue to pass new legislation aimed at ensuring just treatment for all, some individuals do not support gender equality. Consider the counter-movement on Twitter indicated by…