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Opinion: Duck and cover: College prepares for quake drill

Any day now. Seismologists suggest Californians are long overdue for a devastating “big one,” and Citrus College students and faculty must act fast to prepare for a high-magnitude earthquake. There will be a campuswide emergency practice drill on Oct. 19 here at Citrus. The San Andreas Fault is one of the most dangerous earthquake hotspots…

Lockdown drill helps campus prepare for emergency

At 10:05 a.m. on Sept. 28, Citrus had a mandatory lockdown drill to improve how the college handles emergency situations. Campus Safety supervisor, Benjamin Macias, who was in charge of directing and organizing the drill said simulating a lockdown drill is required by the law. “It’s now a federal and state requirement to have a…

Metro Line extension delayed beyond 2027

On March 5, 2016, the first phase of the Metro Gold Line was completed, which extended the station from Sierra Madre to Citrus College and Azusa Pacific University, with the second phase continuing the Metro Gold Line 12 miles east to Montclair. The Gold Line will now extend into San Bernardino County as it passes…

Resources available for food insecurity

Citrus College has a multitude of resources for students that range from counseling to physical needs, such as food and medicine, for free. Those in need can get up to 40 pounds of food from the mobile food truck, which is back on campus once every month for this semester. The donation food truck’s next…

Days without incident

On any given day Trisha MacFarlane, 29,  passes as the average student and woman. During her week she attends school, work, church and repeats. On the weekends MacFarlane visits her horse Jazzmin, spends time with friends and goes to church again. But on any given day, she is at risk of what the average student…

STEM summer research program showcases opportunities

Fifty-five students participated in the the sixth annual STEM Research Symposium on Sept. 20 in the CI building. The students from the summer research program presented their projects and answered any questions for faculty and students. The STEM program has supported this experience with resources and funds for six years and this year’s turnout was…

ASCC discounts available on event tickets

Students can receive an ASCC sticker on the back of their student identification cards, giving them discounts on many tickets for events at the Haugh Performing Arts Center. The sticker can be received at the cashier’s office where students pay student fees. The ASCC sticker gets students two tickets for the price of one for…