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15 community colleges to pilot four-year degree programs

By Katie Jolgren | Staff Writer A pilot program will allow 15 California community colleges to offer bachelor’s degrees. With employers looking for more college-educated workers, Gov. Jerry Brown has signed Senate Bill No. 850 to fill the growing workforce demand. The law allows the Chancellor of the California community college system to choose 15…

Street harassment: hit the road jack

By Katie Jolgren | Staff Writer Catcalling, whistles. Being told to smile. Some men think such comments are completely harmless. They walk past a woman and tell her she looks pretty today, and then when she ignores them, they ask why she won’t talk to them. These men do in fact know exactly what they…

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What lies beneath

California officials have released the finalized map of the Sierra Madre fault zone and estimated fault lines. The estimated fault line goes under the 1,400-seat Haugh Performing Arts Center, which was built more that 40 years ago. (Evan Solano/Clarion) State geologists have redrawn the earthquake fault maps for Los Angeles County, placing Citrus College directly…

Reeling in the middle class

By Katie Jolgen | Staff Writer State financial relief is in store for thousands of middle class students attending California’s public universities thanks to a new financial aid program aimed at families that earn an annual income of up to $150,000. Launched in the 2014-2015 school year, the Middle Class Scholarship made many of its…

15 community colleges to pilot four-year degree programs

By Katie Jolgren | Staff Writer A pilot program will allow 15 California community colleges to offer bachelor’s degrees. With employers looking for more college-educated workers, Gov. Jerry Brown has signed Senate Bill No. 850 to fill the growing workforce demand. The law allows the Chancellor of the California community college system to choose 15…

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‘Little Shop’ to deliver big laughs and few scares

Audrey II is the “star” of the hit musical “Little Shop of Horrors.” The people-eating Venus flytrap belongs to plant shop employee, Seymour Krelborn. (Photo illustration by: Evan Solano/Clarion) By Katie Jolgren | Staff Writer There is no better way to spend Halloween night than by watching a campy, gore-filled musical about a flesh-eating plant…

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Forum discuss ‘cases of the century’

Panelists Barry McDonald (left) and Angela Sierra (far right) are joined by moderator Dave Milbrandt in discussing the “Cases of the Century.” ASCC hosted the event in celebration of Constitution Day and Citrus’ 100th anniversary. (Katie Jolgren/Clarion) By Katie Jolgren | Staff Writer Two Constitution rights experts discussed landmark Supreme Court cases in a public forum…

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Alumni find their ‘Way Back’ home

Alumni Faith Carrion, 25, and Ray Barcelo, 25, rehearse their duet “Fine” from “Ordinary Days” to prepare for a cabaret titled “A Way Back to Then.” The performance is Sept. 20 at 8 p.m. in the Little Theatre.(Careesa Campbell/Clarion) By Katie Jolgren | Staff Writer A special benefit concert to be performed in the Little Theatre…