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Looking back at 2014

Penn State students unite for a civil protest following the events in Ferguson, MI., on Dec. 2. Dressed in black, the students laid across the floor of the HUB building holding posters that read “Black Lives Matter.” (Courtesy of Tribune News Service) By Pat Cordova-Goff | Staff Writer A quick look back of 2014 brings…

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LUSA leading the way

Latino Unidos Student Association club members host their annual event “Dia de Los Muertos.” This is one of three major events LUSA organzies to celebrate Latino students and the Latino culture. (Vanessa Maldonado/Clarion) By Pat Cordova-Goff | Staff Writer Most college campuses are the epitome of diversity. From race and religion, to sexual orientation and…

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Get to know LGBTQ

The guest speakers and panelists of Azusa’s first “Get To Know Me” gathered for a photo after a successful first-ever LGBTQ community forum in the city. This year’s GTKM forum will be held at the Azusa City Hall Auditorium on Dec. 11, from 7 to 9 p.m. (Courtesy of Helen Jaramillo) By Pat Cordova-Goff| Staff…

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Candidates forum focuses on student issues

Candidates running for Spring 2015 ASCC Executive Board in the Campus Center Mall on Nov. 25. The candidates were able to field questions from a moderator as well as from the audience in attendance. ASCC elections are being held on Dec. 3 & 4 in the Campus Center Mall. (Melissa Peña/Clarion) By Careesa | Campbell…

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Editorial: Click the vote

(Illustration by Pat Cordova-Goff) In today’s technology-driven times, it is time for Citrus to make voting for ASCC as easy as placing an Amazon order. The spring 2015 Associated Students of Citrus College elections are scheduled for Dec. 3 – 4 in the Campus Center. ASCC should adopt an online voting system for students to…

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A day to honor victims of transphobia

(Illustration courtesy of Pat Cordova-Goff) By Pat Cordova-Goff | Staff Writer The murder of Rita Hester, an African American transgender woman, on Nov. 28, 1998 inspired a call to action. Now, 16 years later, many transgender individuals and allies plan to continue to take part in a day of remembrance. Transgender Day of Remembrance, or…

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Universal studios tears and terrorizes

Come face to face with werewolves on the “American Werewolf in London” maze at Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights (Photo courtesy of Universal Studios) Universal Studios of Hollywood presents the anticipated Halloween Horror Nights event, filled of frightening monsters, adventurous rides, and satisfying food. By Pat Cordova-Goff | Staff Writer From the “Walking Dead” “terrifyingly…

Consent bill advances to governor’s desk

By Pat Cordova-Goff | Staff Writer Legislation that would require California universities and colleges receiving state funding to adopt “affirmative consent” language into policy definitions of consensual sex is on the governor’s desk. If Gov. Jerry Brown signs it, California would be the first state in the union to enact such a requirement. SB 967, which…

Increasing budget facilitates ‘restoration’

By Pat Cordova-Goff | Staff Writer After years of budget cuts throughout California’s public education system, an improving economy and increased tax revenues have resulted in a state budget surplus. This upturn is expected to benefit Citrus College as the college’s budget allocation for the 2014-15 school year has increased. With improving economic outlooks, the college…