Articles by Sylvia Aparicio


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Stimulant alternative for Citrus students

After becoming successful at Cal Poly Pomona, this safe alternative to Adderall has found its way to Citrus.  Starting Feb. 19, 2014, students can purchase bottles of CitrusRx at the Owl Bookshop and in Starbucks. (Evan Solano / Citrus College Clarion) While the health risks of energy drinks have become widespread subject of debate, products…

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Meet the candidates: Barbara Dickerson

Five candidates are vying for the Area 1 seat on the Citrus Community College District Board of Trustees. One of them, Dr. Barbara Dickerson, is a member of the Azusa Unified School District Board of Education and a member of various organizations in the communities of Azusa and Duarte. The married 61-year-old mother of two,…

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Salute to our veterans

  Local dignitaries, faculty, students, and community residents came together recently to honor veterans during the 8th annual “Saluting Our Veterans” ceremony. The event, which was introduced in 2006, took place Nov. 7, in the Campus Center Mall. The tribute was sponsored by Citrus College, the Associated Students of Citrus College, Azusa Pacific University, the…

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Obamacare options for you

Enrollment in the historic national healthcare program, commonly referred to as Obamacare, is currently underway across the nation. In California, the primary individual health insurance exchange is Covered California, which features 14 private health care provider. The Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act aims to provide affordable health coverage for everyone. It is the…

Campus Question: Obamacare

What are your thoughts on Obamacare and how will it affect you?   Marlene Deanda – Nursing – Duarte             “I know a little bit about Obama Care from the news I hear at work. I currently don’t have health insurance and personally I don’t know how it will affect me.”     Samantha Alvarez…

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Choosing a different path

During the eighth annual “Saluting Our Veterans” event, Nov. 7 in the Campus Center Mall at 11 a.m., four local veterans will be honored. One of the veteran honorees is Fontana resident, Specialist 4th Class Rose Sayre, 55. The married mother of three has worked at Citrus College since 1997. She currently holds the position…

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Campus wide power outage strikes

Twelve days after a campus-wide power outage shut down all activity at Citrus College, the campus is still evaluating its impact. The Friday morning blackout forced the cancellation of classes, other scheduled events and disrupted the Wi-Fi across campus. Students were notified by 8:26 a.m. through emergency alert messages sent by text, email and voicemail,…

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Top 5 horror movies to watch

Halloween is all about a good scare. So get your popcorn, candy and a pillow to cover your eyes and muffle your screams. Our top five horror flicks will keep you up all night.   1. “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” (1974)- A true Halloween staple. Director Tobe Hooper’s cult classic follows a group of friends who meet a…