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Anime connection serves a break from finals

The Anime Connection of Citrus College hosted its third semi-annual Maid Café in the Campus Center Mall on Dec. 3. Guests were greeted to a sweetly decorated room complete with tablecloths in a lounge-style place. Male club members were dressed as waiters as women members dressed as maids to make this a unique and fun…

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Teacher goes beyond the call of duty

For some veteran teachers, retirement is just not all that fulfilling.  That was the case for professor Maurene Nelson, who has been teaching fundamentals of speech for 26 years. Nelson, 75, retired after teaching full time for three years at Cal State Los Angeles and 11 years at Cal Poly Pomona.  However, after a few months of…

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Vice president retires after 18 years of service

The search for a new vice president of finance and administrative services is underway with interviews scheduled to take place Dec. 3 and 4. This hiring process was set in motion with the recent announcement that after a 43-year career in education, Carol Horton, chief financial officer at Citrus College, has decided its time to…

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Meet the candidates: Lorenzo Rios

A 16-year-resident of Azusa, Lorenzo Rios has a passion for education and helping others to succeed. Rios is a 77-year-old retired utility maintenance worker of the Rancho Santiago Community College District Santa Ana campus where he took courses in political science, business law, accounting and received a certificate in mediation. As a community liaison for the…

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Meet the candidates: Barbara Dickerson

Five candidates are vying for the Area 1 seat on the Citrus Community College District Board of Trustees. One of them, Dr. Barbara Dickerson, is a member of the Azusa Unified School District Board of Education and a member of various organizations in the communities of Azusa and Duarte. The married 61-year-old mother of two,…

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Meet the candidates: Cristina Madrid

Former mayor of Azusa Cristina Madrid has her eyes on the Area 1 seat of the Citrus Community College District of the Board of Trustees. Madrid and her family have been involved with Citrus College for decades. “My family members have come here: my son, my niece, my nephew, my father, myself, my mother,” Madrid…

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Meet the candidates: Gary Woods

Gary Woods has the background of your typical community college student but has found success and has now served on the Citrus College Board of Trustees for 32 years. “I came from a background most community college students come through, my parents didn’t have much money, so I understand the process of trying to get…

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Free tutoring resources available

Students are encouraged to participate in the many learning resource programs offered by Citrus College. These academic support programs are free, easily accessible, and have been proven to be beneficial. Services such as Supplemental Instruction in MA 126, the Writing Café in ED 231, Math Lab in MA 129 and the tutoring center in ED…