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Friday the 13th tattoos: The unlucky tradition

Friday the 13th tattoos are a popular tradition that is practiced nationwide. Every time the 13th falls on a Friday, tattoo parlors open their doors to $13 tattoos that display the number 13. Many tattoo artists find beauty in what others perceive as dark or evil. The day is actually viewed as “lucky” to a…

Macabre heartthrobs stalk catwalk: Citrus cosmetologists display ghoulish craft in annual Halloween “Creep Show.”

Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” blares over a public-address system to a 100-person crowd. They lightly dance in the campus center mall as the Cosmetology school’s “Creep Show” begins on Friday, Oct. 13. Esthetician faculty, Ann Everett said over the microphone, “Carving her a forever smile and the limbs of a doll, he finalized his vows by…

Rubel Castle: Glendora’s secret attraction

Tucked away in the Foothills, a medieval-style castle peaks above the quiet suburban neighborhoods of Glendora. Michael Rubel began working on a castle in 1968 with the help of hundreds of people. Some would help for only one day, while others would continue to help for years. After 20 years, Rubel was successful in his construction of Rubel Castle…

Pink is the New Blue: Campus Safety Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

As October rolls around and Breast Cancer Awareness Month is in full-swing, Campus Safety works together with the Pink Patch Project to raise awareness and funds for a disease that affects approximately 1 in 8 women in their lifetime. The Pink Patch Project website defines the program as a collaboration between the Los Angeles County…

Days without incident

On any given day Trisha MacFarlane, 29,  passes as the average student and woman. During her week she attends school, work, church and repeats. On the weekends MacFarlane visits her horse Jazzmin, spends time with friends and goes to church again. But on any given day, she is at risk of what the average student…

Restaurant Discounts for Citrus Students

  This interactive map shows local restaurants and cafés in the Glendora/Azusa area that offer discounts for current Citrus College students when a valid student ID card is presented. Click the link to see what discounts are being offered today!   The pin color is related to the restaurant type: Dark blue: Casual/fast food Red:…

Review: After-hours at the racetrack

Only at the 626 Night Market can you find gourmet food vendors, live music, artists, activists and crafts. The 626 Night Market is held on four separate weekends during the summer at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia. Over 80 food vendors were present. Chick n’ Skin, Sumo Dog and Cajun House were a few vendors…

Friendship and art brings trio together

Though photography professor Amanda Keller Konya has only been a faculty member for a year, she is influencing the visual arts community on campus. Konya welcomed Carolyn Buck Vosburgh and Sandy Abrams and their art to Citrus College. Konya worked with both artists when all three worked at Brentwood Schools. Abrams taught sculpting, Buck Vosburgh…