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Phi Theta Kappa most distinguished chapter in region

The Citrus College Beta Nu Eta chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor society poses for a group photo on April 22 outside of the Honors Transfer classroom. The chapter brought home Most Distinguished Chapter in California and Nevada region for the 2015-2016 school year. (Office of External Relations) The Citrus College Beta Nu Eta…

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New club unapologetic about free speech

The unofficial Citrus College chapter of Turning Point USA hosted a protest for free speech using a giant beach ball on April 25 in the Campus Center Mall. The chapter provided white-board markers for the ball and coloring books and crayons for any students who became offended by the speech on the ball. (Megan Bender/Clarion)…

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Mind power: Reactivated psychology club comes to campus

A national honor society for community college psychology students has been revived at Citrus College. Due to a lack of leadership, the club was deactivated three years ago. Jeffrey Thompson, a fairly new adjunct professor, initiated the reactivation of Psi Beta. The club was pitched to students and faculty in spring 2015 and became officially…

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From students to scientists: Paid research experience for STEM

For science, technology, engineering and math majors at Citrus College, finding an opportunity to gain experience and earn a stipend may be only an application away. Project director Marianne Smith, Ph.D., provides STEM students with research opportunities in a real-world work environment through the Summer Research Experience program. “We developed this program so we could…

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‘Hair raising’ Halloween hair styles

Two creative worlds collided at the Halloween Hair Show showcase hosted by the Cosmetology Club on Oct. 29. With the energetic acting of models, fantasy and horror characters created by the cosmetology club came to life at the campus center. The showcase featured three categories, fantasy, horror and fantasy/horror hair and make up, all created…

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‘Gassin’ up the competition

The CAPE Owls are preparing to submit not one, but two prototypes to the Shell Eco-Marathon competition in Detroit. The CAPE Owls are a group of automotive and engineering students who collaborate to build fuel-efficient vehicles. The Citrus Automotive Physics Engineering Program is part of the Citrus Research in Science and Engineering program, which encourages…

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Out of this world: Planetary Society looks to the stars

The Planetary Society, the first ever community college outreach group of the Planetary Society has landed at Citrus College. “I think it’s a really important group,” said David Kary, Ph.D., professor of astronomy. “It is one of the few organizations that actually advocates for science in terms of outreach to the public and direct lobbying…

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Metal on the ‘ryse’

Metal Alliance president Raiden Ikeda (left) performs with his band Exalted during the “Rise of the Tyrants” concert in the Campus Center on May 22. (Evan Solano/Clarion) It may just be noise to you, but for music performance major Raiden Ikeda, metal means more than loud guitars and guttural vocals. As he puts it, discovering…