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Hair With Rula
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Hair With Rula

Citrus cosmetology student Rula Kort is a hair stylist who has won many competitions. Kort was around the age of 19 when she knew she wanted to be in the cosmetology field. Born in United Arab Emirates, her parents wanted her to finish school first before anything else. “They told me you have to finish…

Success rates high despite decrease

The recently released Student Success Scorecard revealed that the first-time Citrus College students in 2010-2011 had an overall completion rate of 50.5 percent. The rate decreased from the 2009-2010 first-time students’ overall completion rate of 52.9 percent. According to Lan Hao, Ph.D., director of institutional research, planning and effectiveness, a completion rate is a percentage…

Cogs in the machine: Automotive Technology Program provides extensive experience and teamwork

Dave Brown strives to give the opportunities the automotive industry has given him, back to his students. He and the other professors in the Citrus College Automotive Technology program provide a thorough and rigorous program to help students succeed. “When I was coming as a student in the automotive program I was very poor.” Brown…

Musician Finds New Passion with Anthropology

Logan Kruger attends school, tutors, goes out to eat with friends and on some nights he plays the drums for his hardcore band, Same Son. There was a time when Kruger considered being in a band was the only career option for him. “I’ve always had this drive to perform, express myself in different ways,”…

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Japan to California, all for the love of baseball

Baseball has been America’s pastime since Abner Doubleday invented it in Cooperstown, New York, during the summer of 1839. Since then, many people from other countries who play the sport have wanted to experience it in the United States. There are 5,491 miles that separate Tokyo and Citrus College, it may have seemed like a…

Musical Chairs

The students of the Citrus College Recording Arts program may spend most their time behind a mixing board, but there are still moments when they must act fast outside the control room. Former student, Andrew Cook knew that feeling all too well when he saw a $4,000 microphone falling as he was setting up for…