Tag: opinion

The Nation’s Killed in Action Honored This Memorial Day
Opinion

The Nation’s Killed in Action Honored This Memorial Day

By Dr. Edward C. Ortell Citrus College Governing Board Member It’s difficult to imagine the impact on a family when they lose a loved one in combat. For those of us who lived in America’s heartland during WWII, sight of two Casualty Assistance Officers (CAOs) in dress uniform coming down a country lane meant only…

Memorial Day and the American Disconnect
Opinion

Memorial Day and the American Disconnect

By U. S. Army Chaplain and PhD Nathan Graeser One year ago, I sat in a large field on Camp Bondsteel in what used to be Serbia, but now considered south Kosovo. My infantry brigade had deployed there as part of a NATO alliance. Most days were filled with counselings, services and briefings, but this day…

Career Corner: Salary Laws – Are They Helping?
Columns

Career Corner: Salary Laws – Are They Helping?

By Angela Copeland I hope you’ve heard the exciting news! Many states and some cities have updated their hiring laws. In many places, employers can no longer ask your current salary. And, in some, the laws are even more specific. In California, if a candidate asks for the salary range for a job, the company…

Career Corner: Culture Fit – The Lie We’re Telling Ourselves
Columns

Career Corner: Culture Fit – The Lie We’re Telling Ourselves

By Angela Copeland There’s this thing in the hiring world that’s considered important. It’s called “culture fit.” Often, companies consider it to be one of the most important factors in hiring a candidate. If you aren’t a culture fit, the company won’t hire you. It doesn’t matter how good you are or how much experience…

Career Corner: No Side Work Allowed
Columns

Career Corner: No Side Work Allowed

By Angela Copeland Lately, I’ve seen something new. Or, maybe it’s just resurfacing. Hiring managers are asking job seekers about their hobbies but they’re not asking in the normal friendly way. They’re not simply trying to get to know the job seeker better. No. Now, they’re asking about hobbies because they want to let the…

How Video Games Are Chronicling History
Opinion

How Video Games Are Chronicling History

By Patrick Trujillo It has been more than a week since the world stood aghast as fire ravaged the iconic French cathedral Notre Dame, and the world is still talking about it. It hardly comes as any surprise: this iconic place of worship has been a national landmark for the city of Paris for hundreds…

Ask Dr. Canzoneri: Teeth Whitening
Columns

Ask Dr. Canzoneri: Teeth Whitening

Dear Dr. Canzoneri: I am becoming very self-conscious about my smile. My daughter’s graduation is in a few weeks and I need something done fast. I want to whiten my teeth but am very concerned that it will damage my teeth in some way. I don’t know what to do! – Is Whiter Better? Dear…

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