Editorials

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Editorial: This is not a drill

The significance an emergency drill’s importance on campus is called into attention as the number of mass shootings and vicious attacks across the nation rises. With over 300 mass shootings this year alone, 23 of which have occurred on college campuses, according to the Mass Shooting Tracker, it is evident that earthquakes should not be…

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Editorial: Solar panels will save money

Installing solar carports over the parking lots are one way to help Citrus College be environmentally conscious. Citrus needs to engage their idea as a progressive and new project to make our campus green. On Oct. 7, Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill stating that the state of California will need to generate half of…

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A welcoming hand to ease culture shock

The International Student Center should have support from administration to create a mentor program for international students. With the implementation of this program, current American students could help those who come from different countries to adjust to their new environment both academically and socially. Foreign students would meet American students who will help them get…

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Art garden should celebrate history

The Fine Arts and Communication Arts building now under construction should include a beautiful out door space that celebrates the proud history of Citrus. Citrus once had an outdoor area dedicated to students art where they could work and relax peacefully, but the art complex was demolished to make way for the Fine Arts and…

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Editorial: Library in need of major overhaul

Even after a recent update, computers and programs in the Hayden Memorial Library are still causing students trouble The computer system in the Hayden Memorial Library is due for a major overhaul.  As the largest computer lab on campus, it should serve as a main resource for many students, but network unreliability and system sluggishness…

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Editorial: Quiet room will celebrate diversity

Citrus College needs to provide a multi-purpose quiet room for reflection, meditation and prayer. An area designed for this is an inspiring take on a new trend in higher education, where colleges provide staff and students with nondenominational contemplative spaces. These quiet places, as opposed or in addition to prayer rooms, look to welcome people…

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Lack of youth participation in local elections

It is shocking to believe that a great majority of college students would stand by and have their government dictate to them as opposed to actually exercising their right to decide for themselves by voting and registering now with the fast approaching registration deadline of Oct. 19 to become registered for this year’s polls. An…