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The Cowboy Couture Fashion Show
New exhibit at Art Gallery focused on the Middle East
City Hall flies flags at half to honor the victims of the Boston bombing
Student Services/Administration Building construction in progress
Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C.
Admissions and Records building goes out with a bang

It’s rare to find individuals who place the needs of other before their own. It’s even more rare when those individuals are high school and college students. Siblings Kayla and Justin Tinucci are founders of a foundation known as The Shoe Crew, a foundation that has benefited the lives of thousands of children that are considered to be less fortunate.

Two hospitalized after coaster crash at Six Flags Magic Mountain
Two hospitalized after coaster crash at Six Flags Magic Mountain

LA County Fire officials are reporting that at least four people are injured and approximately 28 are trapped after a roller coaster accident at Six Flags Magic Mountain.

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High school seniors forgo attending four-year schools in favor of community colleges

There will be thousands more high school graduates by next week, but when asked where they will be taking their diplomas after graduation most of them answer: Community College.

Students and pets: coming together to help end the pet overpopulation problem

One in four shelter animals were euthanized in Los Angeles in 2012 because they ran out of time and there simply wasn’t enough space—that’s about 13,000 adoptable animals. Most COC students might think there’s not much they can do to help—but they would be wrong.

Breakfast with the Gibbons

A few weeks ago, the Gibbon Conservation Center held its annual Breakfast with the Gibbons event.

COC students find it difficult to meet with counselors, advisors

Students say the problems they face in trying to graduate on time or transfer from College of the Canyons is due to the lack of advisors and not being able to get the help they need from them.

Burger wars

In honor of National Hamburger Day on May 28th, two local restaurants are competing for the best burger in the Santa Clarita Valley.

Spotlight: California drought

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

Spotlight: Alan Ferdman

It took the joining of a motorcycle-racing club for Alan Ferdman to move to the Santa Clarita Valley, but it was the people and community that have kept him here for 49 years.

2-car collision near Cal Arts injures 1

A two car collision  just feet from Cal Arts sent one unidentified female to the hospital around 3:00 p.m. The driver of a white pickup, which was one of the vehicles involved, said he was making a left from McBean Parkway onto Tournament Road when he collided with a black sedan. Drivers of both cars […]

Canyon Country campus break-in

A burglar broke into the student business office in quad C1 on the Canyon Country Campus Tuesday night.

COC examines speed of emergency notification system

Eric Harnish, COC Vice President of Public Information said, “The first messages went out before he was detained. Once we hit the send button than it is up to the individual [cell phone] carriers. It depends on who [the students'] cell carrier is.

Suspected gunman triggers emergency response at Valencia Campus

At approximately 7:24 p.m. on Tuesday evening, COC students received emails and phone calls alerting them of a possible armed man at the Valencia campus.

2014-2015 COC Associated Student Government Results

The results are in for the new 2014-2015 Associated Student Government office positions. Elections for COC’s Associated Student Government were held this past Tuesday and Wednesday, making it easier to vote for students with now being able to vote on campus and online. Even with making the voting process easier, however, only 611 students took […]