Student Government

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ASCC election results

Candidates for the ASCC Executive Board answer questions during the Candidates Forum in the Campus Center on May 26. (Christine Vu Le/Clarion)  The results from the June 3 and 4 Associated Students of Citrus College Executive Board elections finds former Senator Cameron Wisdom becoming student body president for the Fall 2015 semester. A total of 151 students voted…

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Empowering the leaders of tomorrow

Pursing an education can be a family matter. This is certainly the case for Manuel Ramirez, 32, president of the Associated Students of Citrus College, and Farihah Chowdhury, 20, student trustee. Both are advocates for their family’s cultural heritage. Learning more about their heritage, Chowdhury is Bangladeshi and Ramirez is Native American from the Otoe…

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Free speech settlement costs district

Students were encouraged to sound off on the “Free Speech Wall” set up by Young Americans for Liberty during Club Rush on Sept. 16 – 17, 2014. (YAL Facebook page) After a recent lawsuit from a free speech advocacy group on behalf of a Citrus student, the college has decided to pay an $110,000 settlement…

Yes we ‘can’: Can drive strives to help

Daniel Celebertti, ASCC vice president, donating a non-perishable food item to the ‘Yes We Can’ food drive. (Careesa Campbell/Clarion) By Careesa Campbell| News Editor The annual holiday food drive sponsored by student government is now underway and concludes Nov. 21. Students are encouraged to donate non-perishable food items at five locations across campus: the library,…

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Candidates forum focuses on student issues

Candidates running for Spring 2015 ASCC Executive Board in the Campus Center Mall on Nov. 25. The candidates were able to field questions from a moderator as well as from the audience in attendance. ASCC elections are being held on Dec. 3 & 4 in the Campus Center Mall. (Melissa Peña/Clarion) By Careesa | Campbell…

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Editorial: Click the vote

(Illustration by Pat Cordova-Goff) In today’s technology-driven times, it is time for Citrus to make voting for ASCC as easy as placing an Amazon order. The spring 2015 Associated Students of Citrus College elections are scheduled for Dec. 3 – 4 in the Campus Center. ASCC should adopt an online voting system for students to…

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ASCC elections offer a change

ASCC President Manuel Ramirez sitting in on an ASCC meeting earlier in the semester. Ramirez will be joined by a new Vice President, Student Trustee and Senators for the Spring 2015 semester. (Evan Solano/Clarion) By Careesa Campbell | News Editor Applications to run for student government are available in the Office of Student Life in…

ASCC donates funds to veterans

By Katie Jolgren | Staff Writer The Veterans Center has received a sizable donation from the Associated Students of Citrus College. In July 2014, the ASCC approved the donation of $25,000 to the Veterans Center with the goal of supplying new equipment and furniture to the center. “Upon touring the facilities, I could see there was…