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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
COC students involved in Hyatt Regency Valencia restaurant renovation

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 […]

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Refill your water bottles in Mentry Hall!

College of the Canyons has installed new bottle refilling stations in Mentry Hall, curbing the number of plastic bottles going to landfills.

Valentine’s Day Fashion

Valentine’s can be the perfect time to pull out your impressive pieces, so don’t be afraid to show off that romantic dress or flirty skirt! But you don’t have to feel overwhelmed with options: you can make the day special by keeping your outfit simple and casual as well.

Don’t open that umbrella inside

For generations superstitions have been apart of our culture. Ranging from avoiding cracks on the sidewalk to not opening an umbrella inside, superstitions have been an answer to our biggest problems and are often as a result of people believing there is something that they can do to control a situation.

Make the best of your time

Time, time, time. It’s something us students can’t seem to have enough of. Yet, professors lay down all this homework, essays, articles or projects on us, meanwhile our bosses give us more hours, more responsibilities, and more of a headache. So what exactly are we supposed to do?

Bite-sized life lessons

I’ve learned a lot of things during my College Program, and here are some of those lessons condensed into bite size bits!

A beautiful tomorrow begins blooming today!

My Disney College Program experience has been nothing less than amazing and unforgettable. Lately, I have been so occupied with work and planning for the future.

COC students adjust to daylight savings time

Get tips on how to adjust to daylight savings and find out how COC Students are dealing with the recent time change.

Daycation Mountain High

Looking for something to do on your day off? Don’t have a lot of time? The Mountain High Ski Resort is only an hour and a half drive from the Santa Clarita Valley and there is fun for the whole family.

Learn new techniques to handle stress through meditation

Every Monday night in Castaic, Gary Sanders, from Against The Stream, shares the life changing effects that meditation can have on your life.

Making mistakes and making magic

I am striving to do my best work, create magic, and make the most of my time here. Hopefully, what I am doing here is just the sprout of what I dream will blossom into a career within Walt Disney Parks & Resorts.