Campus

Easing parking frustrations early in the semester

During the first few weeks of a new semester at Citrus College, parking can be difficult because an influx of new, and returning, students are trying to get the best parking for their classes. “In the first couple weeks of any new session, come early,” Todd Dickson, Department of Campus Safety lead officer said. The…

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Dean overhaul

Faculty on campus have been experiencing supervisory shake-ups throughout the 2017 – 2018 school year. Within a year, Citrus College will lose four of its eight deans. The quick turnover started with the resignation of previous Dean of Language Arts and Enrollment, Sam Lee, in March. The position was filled by Gina Hogan, now titled…

Library recharged: Charging stations meet student needs

The Hayden Library’s installation of two KwikBoost charging stations was a response to student needs. The charging stations were the result of a bi-annual survey and the stations allow students to charge their mobile devices. The library conducts the bi-annual survey in April and October. In April, the library surveyed about 500 students. The students…

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Mobile Food Pantry Serves Citrus Community

Thanks to ASCC funding, Citrus College students had the opportunity to take advantage of a mobile food truck. Maryanne Tolano-Leveque, dean of students, said that this started to help homeless students and then she realized that food insecurity is one of the issues for students. “Maybe (students) do have a home, but paying for food…

Laying out a new image

Citrus has been hit by the retirement bug the last 12 months. Desks cleared out, empty walls, name placards vacant. However, three new hires began to fill the void left by their predecessors. The external and government relations department welcomed Tom Dellner as the new executive director and Doug Schultz as digital communication and publications…

Influence of 50 cents: The rise of minimum wage

For some, a fifty-cent wage increase may not seem like much. For Citrus student employees, it makes all the difference. “Ten-fifty an hour is better than what we were getting paid last semester, which was ten dollars flat,” political science major Juan Soto said. At the beginning of the year, California made a statewide minimum…