Category: Spotlight

Business / by Kazia Doros -

Spotlight: 661 Skate

It’s rare to see a college student owning their own business, even more so a female college student owning a skate shop. Sarah Ross, 661 Skate owner and a College…

Spotlight / by Adaolisa Okafor -

The Job and Career Center

If you’re still trying to figure out which career path is right for you, at the Job and Career Center, you can take a career assessment, meet with a career counselor,…

News / by Jamie Broadway -

EOPS can help pay for college

With the cost of higher learning trending upward, the Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) office at COC can help offset some of those out of pocket expenses.

Spotlight / by Chelsea Warner -

Spotlight: Nicholas Cogswell

Nicholas Cogswell is a COC student working as the equipment assistant of the New Media department. At 22 years old, Nick is moving towards the completion of an Associate of…

Feature / by Cougar News Contributor -

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.

Feature / by Cougar News Contributor -

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…

Spotlight / by Nicole Yanover -

Spotlight: DJ Walker

Cougar News reporter, Nikki Yanover sat down with sponsored Val Surf skateboarder, DJ Walker. DJ along with his friends, go to the skatepark often to relax and hang out. From street…

Spotlight / by Stevie Leonard -

Spotlight: Angela Janney

Angela Janney, a COC student and manager at the flash pass offices at Magic Mountain, is keeping jobs in the valley. Angela is making sure students in college, and even…

Spotlight / by Nicole Yanover -

Spotlight: Peter Hepburn

COC Head Librarian, Peter Hepburn sat down with Cougar News reporter, Nikki Yanover to give us an inside look on his contributions to the library, as well as some of his hobbies…

Spotlight / by Ivanna Madueno -

Spotlight: Phillip Lopez

Phillip Lopez is a Ceramics Arts teacher at Golden Valley High School as well as a soccer coach. He has been teaching for 10 years and coaching for 15 years….

Spotlight / by Mary Agustin -

Spotlight: 365 Days

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…

Sports / by Felisa Cardenas -

Spotlight: Michael Hamilton

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…

News / by Robert Spallone -

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.

News / by Heidy Mejia -

Spotlight:Patrick Tague

Patrick Tague is an adjunct professor at COC who brings a new perspective to the Media program but gets to see the future of television by learning from his students everyday.

Spotlight / by Alexis Delgado -

Spotlight: Justin Tilton

Justin Tilton has spent most of his life playing America’s pastime. Now an 18-year-old college student, he has spent over a decade enjoying the great game of baseball.

News / by Faris Soudani -

Spotlight: Don Kelley

In a mainstream world, though usually competing in competency or better, independent artists from all around the entertainment industry are not features you get too hear more than a quick soundbite on.

Spotlight / by Cougar News Contributor -

Ron Mita

Imagination and creativity is what drives the entertainment industry and Hollywood blockbusters invite audiences to explore worlds not realized in real life. With the many positions and duties that it…