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Too many students, too little parking

Too many students, too little parking

Imagine a daily commute to work with a parking spot search much like Christmas time at the mall. Circling the parking lots, aggressive drivers and the car stalking of strangers in hopes of snagging their parking spot. This scenario may seem all too familiar because it’s an everyday reality for the 12,000 COC students fighting for one of only 3,600 available spaces.

Campus and Local News

Inside Santa Clarita’s debate on open space

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Inside Santa Clarita’s debate on open space

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At first look, the city of Santa Clarita appears to have been built in the middle of what was recently just wilderness. The city has been shaped from nothing but open plains and empty fields to clusters of malls and family residences in less than 50 years.

Too many students, too little parking

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Too many students, too little parking

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Imagine a daily commute to work with a parking spot search much like Christmas time at the mall. Circling the parking lots, aggressive drivers and the car stalking of strangers in hopes of snagging their parking spot. This scenario may seem all too familiar because it’s an everyday reality for the 12,000 COC students fighting for one of only 3,600 available spaces.

4.2 earthquake recorded near Castaic, rattles Santa Clarita and Los Angeles area

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4.2 earthquake recorded near Castaic, rattles Santa Clarita and Los Angeles area

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A 4.2 magnitude earthquake struck near Santa Clarita early Saturday night at around 7:18 p.m. The tremor was initially recorded at 4.5 on the Richter scale before being downgraded just 20 minutes later.

Hit and run takes local man’s life

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Hit and run takes local man’s life

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OCEANSIDE, Calif. – 24-year old Stephen Vincent Chavez was struck and killed by multiple vehicles on the Interstate 5 freeway in Oceanside on Sunday night. Chavez was struck near the Aliso Creek Rest Area where California Highway Patrol believe he may have wandered onto the freeway from the rest area. Chavez was struck by a white […]

Santa Clarita evaluating red light cameras

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Santa Clarita evaluating red light cameras

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Red light cameras are triggered by sensors located behind the limit line at intersections. These sensors detect a vehicle’s speed and determine whether or not a person will be running a red light. If a person is photographed, the picture is first examined by an officer in order to confirm that a traffic violation has occurred. If the […]

College & Prep Sports

Youth Baseball In Santa Clarita Valley

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Youth Baseball In Santa Clarita Valley

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It’s no secret that youth baseball impacts the Santa Clarita Valley. Spencer Daniels highlights the importance of youth leagues in the valley.

COC dives into Spring

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COC dives into Spring

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The College of the Canyons Spring Board Diving Team is looking for full-time students who are interested in learning and improving their spring board diving skills to take a step forward and join the team this Spring Semester.

COC men’s cross country wins state title

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COC men’s cross country wins state title

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The COC Men’s Cross Country Team completed what could be considered the triple crown of the sport; winning the WSC, SoCal, and State Titles all in one season.

Vikings stunned, Hart comes from behind, Canyon blown out

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Vikings stunned, Hart comes from behind, Canyon blown out

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The Vikings and Cowboys could not overcome first half deficits while Hart shows it still has some life coming from behind in a victory.

Arts & Entertainment

The Crystal Cult: Taking over the world one vape pen at a time

Entertainment

The Crystal Cult: Taking over the world one vape pen at a time

By  Richard Gutierrez

Closing out the year, Vape was just named the word of the year and one girl certainly helped that trend with her company, The Crystal Cult. The Crystal Cult is a company that started out of Santa Clarita California. It consist of clothes, sun glasses and their most popular product, vapes. But not just any vapes.

No need to “Swap” this SCV tradition

Entertainment

No need to “Swap” this SCV tradition

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Bartering, Food, and Music: All found in one place.

Creating the Creatures of Fright Fest

Entertainment

Creating the Creatures of Fright Fest

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Fright Fest takes place every Halloween season at Six Flags Magic Mountain. A team of expert SFX artists create the believable monsters and creature designs for the horror event.

Open Mic Night

Entertainment

Open Mic Night

By  Ashley Pagan

Open Mic Night celebrated the Performing Arts Center’s 10 year anniversary. Contestants had five minutes to show off their best act. Singing wasn’t the only option for Open Mic Night There was also dancing, monologues, comedy, and even beat boxing! At the end the audience voted for the best performance leaving Gilbert Fajardo in first place […]

The Walking Dead March Comes To Newhall

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The Walking Dead March Comes To Newhall

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Zombies Seeking Human Flesh March Down Main Street

Science and Technology

“Teens & Social Media”, a presentation on safely using social media

Science & Tech

“Teens & Social Media”, a presentation on safely using social media

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Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Deputy Josh Dubin and Canyon High School Assistant Principal Sherry Richenbach are trying to uncover the risks to parents and teens of social media with “Teens & Social Media,” a presentation to become smarter, safer and more responsible online.

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

Science & Tech

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.

Health and Life

“Teens & Social Media”, a presentation on safely using social media

Health & Lifestyle

“Teens & Social Media”, a presentation on safely using social media

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Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Deputy Josh Dubin and Canyon High School Assistant Principal Sherry Richenbach are trying to uncover the risks to parents and teens of social media with “Teens & Social Media,” a presentation to become smarter, safer and more responsible online.

Run by the Sun

Health & Lifestyle

Run by the Sun

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With discussions of needing immediate reduction in carbon emissions at the U.N. climate conference last week, one Santa Clarita family is ahead of the curb on clean energy technology.

Fight For it Now

Health & Lifestyle

Fight For it Now

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Fight for it Now is an indoor/outdoor bootcamp specializing in helping people lose weight.

Commentary

Opinion: The lacking presence of student government

Commentary

Opinion: The lacking presence of student government

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By Eddie Averill Towards the end of the spring 2014 semester, as I walked through the quad, I saw a handful of students eating pizza. Naturally, I wanted to know where they got the pizza, and whether or not said pizza was being provided for free by some organization that just wanted a moment of […]

Too many students, too little parking

Commentary

Too many students, too little parking

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Imagine a daily commute to work with a parking spot search much like Christmas time at the mall. Circling the parking lots, aggressive drivers and the car stalking of strangers in hopes of snagging their parking spot. This scenario may seem all too familiar because it’s an everyday reality for the 12,000 COC students fighting for one of only 3,600 available spaces.

Opinion: why savings are a thing of the past

Commentary

Opinion: why savings are a thing of the past

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There was once a time when common people would tout the benefit in saving hard-earned income.

Spotlight

Spotlight: 365 Days

Spotlight

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

Spotlight

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

Spotlight

Spotlight: California drought

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