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Letting the pen hover above the dotted line

In November 2014, Samantha Goodsell found herself sitting across the table from the executives of Nickelodeon, who were offering her the opportunity to have her own TV show. With her pen hovering over the dotted line, executives intently watching, Goodsell suddenly realized that this was not what she wanted. Gathering all the courage she could…

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…

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…

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,”…

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…