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COC Diving program interested in new students

COC Diving program interested in new students

COC’s Spring Board Diving program is looking for more students interested in learning to flip and twist from 1 and 3 meter spring boards into the pool this current Fall Semester, and then join the competitive team in the Spring Semester. Any full time students with prior experience in diving, trampoline, gymnastics or tumbling are […]

Campus and Local News

Six Flags Magic Mountain reveals plans for Twisted Colossus

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Six Flags Magic Mountain reveals plans for Twisted Colossus

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Six Flags Magic Mountain revealed plans Thursday to convert the 36-year-old classic roller coaster Colossus, into a world-record-breaking hybrid coaster named Twisted Colossus.

Instrumental music struggles to find students while vocal music thrives

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Instrumental music struggles to find students while vocal music thrives

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Clearly, the COC vocal department is thriving, but why are there so few instrumental music majors? According to Music Department Chair Dr. Bernardo Feldman, the COC administration is partially blocking the intstrumental music department from growing.

2 COC football players die in car crash; 1 other critically injured

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2 COC football players die in car crash; 1 other critically injured

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Two College of the Canyons football players died Friday night when the vehicle they were passengers in lost control and collided with a van on San Fernando Road in Sylmar. Another COC football player was injured in the crash.

SCV teen arrested for making terrorist threats

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SCV teen arrested for making terrorist threats

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At approximately 9 a.m. Sunday morning, an unidentified 15-year-old male was arrested for posting threats to shoot various schools in the Santa Clarita Valley but especially targeting high school students

A pair of unexpected acts

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A pair of unexpected acts

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At one point or another, we’ve all lost something that is valuable to us, and if we’re lucky, we find a way to replace it. For 13 year-old Hunter Ventress, that valuable something was a brand new baseball glove.

College & Prep Sports

COC Diving program interested in new students

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COC Diving program interested in new students

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COC’s Spring Board Diving program is looking for more students interested in learning to flip and twist from 1 and 3 meter spring boards into the pool this current Fall Semester, and then join the competitive team in the Spring Semester. Any full time students with prior experience in diving, trampoline, gymnastics or tumbling are […]

Spotlight: Baseball! The Exhibition

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Spotlight: Baseball! The Exhibition

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Come out and relive baseball’s history with Baseball! The Exhibition currently on display at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum while you can.

The man behind Top Out Climbing Gym

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The man behind Top Out Climbing Gym

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Howard, or “Howie,” as he’s affectionately known around the gym, has single handedly brought together a community of climbers within Santa Clarita. He’s based his entire management of the gym around it’s slogan, “Where Climbing and Community Come Together,” and it’s clear that Top Out has a special way of bringing people together because, in just one year, it’s membership has grown to more than 400 climbers.

Spotlight: Michael Hamilton

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Spotlight: Michael Hamilton

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After suffering a rotator cuff tear in his right shoulder, Santa Clarita native Michael Hamilton decided to change his dream of pursuing pro-baseball for becoming a deputy in the Sheriff’s Department. Hamilton started playing baseball at an early age when his father first signed him up to play, and he stuck with the sport in high […]

Amgen Tour races from Newhall  to Mountain High

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Amgen Tour races from Newhall to Mountain High

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Colombian Esteban Chaves conquered the mountains and the 100 degree temperatures to win stage 6 of the Amgen Tour of California as Sir Bradley Wiggins retained his overall race lead.

Arts & Entertainment

Six Flags Magic Mountain reveals plans for Twisted Colossus

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Six Flags Magic Mountain reveals plans for Twisted Colossus

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Six Flags Magic Mountain revealed plans Thursday to convert the 36-year-old classic roller coaster Colossus, into a world-record-breaking hybrid coaster named Twisted Colossus.

Instrumental music struggles to find students while vocal music thrives

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Instrumental music struggles to find students while vocal music thrives

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Clearly, the COC vocal department is thriving, but why are there so few instrumental music majors? According to Music Department Chair Dr. Bernardo Feldman, the COC administration is partially blocking the intstrumental music department from growing.

The Amazing Race makes a stop at COC

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The Amazing Race makes a stop at COC

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rom UCLA’s “Solid Gold Sound” marching band performing the popular television-series theme song at College of the Canyons to the bright lights of
Las Vegas, with pit stops around the world in between, Season 24 of CBS’ smash hit “The Amazing Race” was full of firsts.

Hal Holbrook as Mark Twain at the PAC this Saturday

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Hal Holbrook as Mark Twain at the PAC this Saturday

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Hal Holbrook, an accomplished actor with award nominations dating as far back as the 1960s, will be performing at the College of the Canyons’ Performing Arts Center, PAC, Saturday May 31, 2014.

SCV residents jam in Old Town Newhall

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SCV residents jam in Old Town Newhall

By  Austin Dave

The second thursday of every month Old Town Newhall hosts the Jam Sessions.

Science and Technology

Smarter balanced testing in Santa Clarita for the modern age

Science & Tech

Smarter balanced testing in Santa Clarita for the modern age

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Students primarily in grades 3-8th and 11th have been ditching the scantrons and pencils, as they’ve been replaced with digital devices such as desktop computers, laptops, and tablets.

Twitter’s Wall Street surge

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Twitter’s Wall Street surge

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Social-media darling Twitter continues to pickup a head of steam, while bets against it grow.

Obama Administration backs SOPA in apathetic industry

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Obama Administration backs SOPA in apathetic industry

By  Michael Jordan

Apathy, the one word that can describe the state of the online entertainment industry, today. In July, the Department of  Commerce Internet Policy Task Force released a report on the state of affairs and goals for reforming the way the government interacts and regulates laws pertaining to the Internet at large. Upon its release, a […]

Health and Life

Health & Lifestyle

Spotlight: Tad Griffith

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Spotlight on Agua Dulce native Tad Griffith.

Health & Lifestyle

Relay For Life Kick Off Event

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On March 22, the Valencia Town Center hosted the Relay For Life Kick Off event. West Ranch Cheer came to support the event, and the team will attend the relay as well. The kick off got everybody excited for the upcoming Relay For Life. Participants were able to sign up for whichever team they wanted […]

COC students involved in Hyatt Regency Valencia restaurant renovation

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COC students involved in Hyatt Regency Valencia restaurant renovation

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In the fall of 2013, five College of the Canyons students collaborated with Barry Prescott, general manager of the Hyatt Regency Valencia Hotel. This included a hands-on experience with a hypothetical design and construction budget of $20,000 to redesign and refurbish the Vines Restaurant and Bar located in the hotel. The changes that were recommended by […]

Commentary

Opinion: Where’s the rest of the picture?

Commentary

Opinion: Where’s the rest of the picture?

By  Nathan Flores

For some reason, it’s not rare that people would record a tragic event vertically. Why is that?

Opinion: The cost of a DREAM

Commentary

Opinion: The cost of a DREAM

By  Michael Chorlian

It’s time to give young DREAMers a true chance at the “American dream.”

Opinion: Facebook wants to redefine reality

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Opinion: Facebook wants to redefine reality

By  Darien Onori

Zuckerberg’s vision of connecting others is to put on a headset and be able to sit courtside at a basketball game, or take a virtual vacation.

Spotlight

Spotlight: 365 Days

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Spotlight: 365 Days

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A New Years Resolution became an everyday life style. Anthony Garcia, a student at College of the Canyons who’s interest is photography, went above and beyond by setting a personal challenge to post a new picture on Instagram for a whole year. Anthony’s photography interest first began while taking a black and white photography class at COC. […]

Spotlight: Fit4Moms stroller strides

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Spotlight: Fit4Moms stroller strides

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Christine Beaumont, a 29-year-old mother of three, runs the Santa Clarita Fit4Moms Stroller Strides program. Fit4Moms is a nationwide franchise all over the United States as well as in Naval Bases overseas. This program provides fitness and a great support group for women who want to lose that baby weight after giving birth and for women […]

Spotlight: California drought

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Spotlight: California drought

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California is on track to have the third worst drought in it’s recorded history.