Articles by Stephen Im

Stephen is a communications major who will transfer to Cal Poly Pomona in fall 2017. This is Stephen's third semester as part of the Clarion staff. Though he is a former Opinions Editor, Stephen enjoys covering Owls teams sports and and covering news around Citrus College.


Owls’ hot bats charge into conference play

The Citrus College softball team concluded its non-conference schedule on Mar. 4 with an 8-0 loss to Mt. San Antonio College. Despite the scoreless effort versus the Mounties, the Owls have opened their season scoring 122 runs and currently lead the conference in multiple offensive categories, including home runs, hits, runs batted in and runs…


Return of the coach

Fourty-two 8”x10” photo frames of former Citrus players that moved on to four-year programs hang on the wall of new men’s basketball coach Brett Lauer’s office, within earshot of iron slung around by his players in the weight room. “This is the goal, to get on this wall right here,” Lauer said looking proudly at…


Foundation turns fifty

Spotlights shined into the Glendora night sky and an outdoor ballroom was glowing in front of the newly constructed Visual Arts building. A red carpet was rolled out on Nov. 4 to celebrate the Citrus College Foundation’s 50th anniversary in the courtyard of the VA building. More than 300 guests attended including donors, sponsors, faculty,…


Canceled Classes on the Rise

By Sahara Barba and Stephen Im   More than 30 sections of classes were canceled this semester, the highest Citrus has seen in recent years.   While a majority of these class cancellations were of less desirable times and days, students were scrambling to find open sections to fulfill requirements or fill their schedules.  …


Long division: Perri’s contract extension increases divide between administration and classified staff

The Citrus College Board of Trustees has approved the extension of Superintendent/President Geraldine Perri’s contract an extra year through 2020. The one year extension comes at the dismay of the classified staff at Citrus. With the decision to extend Perri’s contract, the division between administration and classified staff continues to grow further apart. The long…