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Gateway to accessibility made easier

Citrus College will release a portal on Nov. 1 that will link all online inquiries to one simple web page. The new portal has three different sections: Featured, Most Popular and Category of the Day. Similar in appearance to phone app icons, each icon has a different function that redirects the user to specific sites…

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Tutoring center location becomes more accessible

 All tutoring is in the ED building. The STEM Center is on one side, and the Math Center and Learning Center are on the other side. Dr. Marianne Smith, Director of the Institute for Completion, said, “Grant funding went away for the Math and STEM programs which is normal. It happens.” More classes were being…

Macabre heartthrobs stalk catwalk in annual Halloween “Creep Show”

Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” blared over a public address system to a 100-person crowd. The crowd lightly danced in the Campus Center Mall as the Cosmetology Department’s “Creep Show” began on Oct. 13. “Carving her a forever smile and the limbs of a doll, he finalized his vows by slitting her throat and burned the two…

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Going Up? Take the stairs: Expired elevator permits

Out of the 12 elevators on the Citrus College campus, only eight are running properly and are up to date with Department of Industrial Relation standards. Most of the permits are required to be updated annually in the month of March. Those who rely on wheelchairs or are impaired to walk are directly affected. Approximately…

Glendora pumpkin festival brings forth history of the city

The 25th Annual Pumpkin Festival, co-sponsored by the Glendora Community Services Department and the Glendora Preservation Foundation will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Centennial Heritage Park. “It’s very unique,” said Tom Reinberger, secretary of the Board of Directors for the Glendora Preservation Foundation, in a phone interview. “The…

Pink is the New Blue: Campus Safety Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

As October rolls around and Breast Cancer Awareness Month is in full-swing, Campus Safety works together with the Pink Patch Project to raise awareness and funds for a disease that affects approximately 1 in 8 women in their lifetime. The Pink Patch Project website defines the program as a collaboration between the Los Angeles County…

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L.A. County says goodbye to Columbus Day

The Los Angeles City Council voted 14-1 to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day on Aug. 30, joining a multitude of cities and states that have abolished Columbus Day. Oct. 9 is now a celebration of Native Americans and their culture. The American movement to abolish Columbus Day began in Berkeley in 1991 and…

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Renovated Hayden Hall reopens for faculty use

Citrus College faculty can now use the new offices and athenaeum of Hayden Hall as it officially opened its doors on Oct. 3 to the campus as part of the ribbon cutting ceremony. City officials and Citrus College faculty, lead by superintendent/president Dr. Geraldine M. Perri, attended the building’s dedication and official ribbon cutting for…