Category: Feature

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Students take COC classes while in high school

“Who are those little kids?” It’s a question that COC students occasionally ask as they walk by a group of kids who look too young to be on campus taking classes. However, these students are anywhere from 13-18 years old, attend a high school tucked away in the University Center and, according to one study, are among the highest-performing students at COC.

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Got water?

It’s no secret that the recent drought has hit California hard, especially here in Santa Clarita. With little sign of rain, residents have once again prepared for the upcoming drought season.

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Spotlight: Carmen Gonzalez

Carmen started working in financial aid in 2001 at California State University Northridge and after exploring many different roles in the department over several years, realized that she wanted to follow this career path more passionately. In 2006 Carmen applied for a financial aid position at College of the Canyons and worked hard again to work up a latter to her current role as adviser.

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The neighboring chair

By Stephanie Ramirez Students who enroll in courses at COC and other schools across the globe usually never worry about the person sitting next to them before class. But once you…

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Best places to study in Santa Clarita

Is studying at home unbearable? Does the school library make you fall asleep while studying for your Chemistry final? Our own Megan Trawick scoured through the Santa Clarita Valley to find the best places in town for you and your study group.

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Run by the Sun

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.

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Special Olympics to have two Santa Clarita athletes in USA Games

28 year-old Blaine palmer and 18 year-old Keegan Clark are members of the Santa Clarita chapter’s Track team for the Olympics, and have just been invited to the USA Games in New Jersey this summer. The invitation also is a preparation for the International games to be held in 2015 in the greater Los Angeles area. CJ Schmid has more.

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New PAC director officially introduced

Warshawski has had an illustrious 25-year career prior to joining the COC staff. Warshawski was highly regarded and recommended to Assistant Superintendent/Vice President Joseph Gerda during the hiring process to fill the vacated PAC director position.

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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.