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Citrus College Celebrates Banned Books

“The caged bird sings, with fearful trill, of things unknown but longed for still.” These words are from Maya Angelou’s book of poetry, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.” Unfortunately, you might never have heard these words before, through no fault of your own. This famous collection that won the Pulitzer Prize was ranked…

Editor’s corner: Blown call

For 20 out of its 24 hours, Monday Sept. 24 was a regular day. I have to mention I’m as addicted to sports as my mother is to “Dancing with the Stars.” Ask either one of us, and we’ll tell you the other is beyond saving. So I was thankful that the Clarion staff finished…

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Sept. 11: A day of remberance

[media-credit name=”McClatchy-Tribune Media Services” align=”alignnone” width=”610″] Eleven years ago, two of our country’s most prized towers, two pillars of prosperity, stood up solid and strong, a hundred and ten stories tall, in the morning light of just another beautiful summer morning. No one could have expected that those twin monuments of national pride, or the…

Editor’s Corner: I’ve got a crush on myself

I love me some me. And I think the world would be better off if everyone else adopted the same attitude. Before I start explaining myself, I’ll be the first to admit engaging in a little bit of journalistic trickery. That first paragraph was designed to suck you in and force you to pay attention to…

Editor’s corner: Tell us how you really feel

Why don’t we hear from you? Any Clarion staffer, past or present will tell you that getting a community college, student-run newspaper out on time takes a small miracle. As of 12:28 a.m. yesterday, I honestly don’t know if I’m even going to be able to put the issue you’re holding out on time. Hope…