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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…

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Campus holds first ever pow wow event

The Native American Student Association, a club on campus, held a pow wow event at Citrus College for the first time ever. The event was open to the public and other communities surrounding the campus. The event was on May 20. The purpose of the pow wow was to promote cultural awareness of indigenous peoples…

Success rates high despite decrease

The recently released Student Success Scorecard revealed that the first-time Citrus College students in 2010-2011 had an overall completion rate of 50.5 percent. The rate decreased from the 2009-2010 first-time students’ overall completion rate of 52.9 percent. According to Lan Hao, Ph.D., director of institutional research, planning and effectiveness, a completion rate is a percentage…

Cogs in the machine: Automotive Technology Program provides extensive experience and teamwork

Dave Brown strives to give the opportunities the automotive industry has given him, back to his students. He and the other professors in the Citrus College Automotive Technology program provide a thorough and rigorous program to help students succeed. “When I was coming as a student in the automotive program I was very poor.” Brown…

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Game of Clubs – The Inter-club Council Joust

When playing the “Game of Clubs,” participating clubs will win… or go home with nothing. From May 8 to May 11, in the Campus Center Mall, ICC hosted their Council Spring Club Joust.   Though not as serious as the TV show itself, this semester’s Citrus College Inter-club Council Joust was themed after the iconic…