April 20, 2019
  • 9:00 am Official update: Rep. Katie Hill raised over $600,000 in first quarter
  • 10:14 am Cartoon: Santa Clarita vs. Los Angeles
  • 7:30 am No agreement reached between Henry Mayo and nurses union
  • 10:00 am Suzette Martinez Valladares: Republican strategist, candidate for Congress
  • 7:00 am Rep. Katie Hill raises over $560,000 in first fundraising quarter

Last month, the College of the Canyons Faculty Association, which represents the college’s full-time faculty, managed to secure a 3.71 percent raise for the current academic year and a similar raise for the next academic year.

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The Master’s University and Seminary will remain on accreditation probation and will receive another special visit review from accreditation officials in 2020.

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Bridgeport Elementary School students learn about stage presence. Photo courtesy of Bridgeport Elementary School.

The Parent Teacher Association at Bridgeport Elementary School is collaborating with CalArts’ Community Arts Partnership (CAP) program to create and implement an arts curriculum at the elementary school.

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Assemblymember Christy Smith (D-Santa Clarita) introduced a new bill on Monday, Feb. 25 to prohibit charter schools from operating outside of their authorizing districts.

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College of the Canyons is rolling out a survey to learn how to best communicate with the community about new classes and programs on campus. The 10-minute survey will help the college develop and market new, no-cost programs within its continuing education division for community members who are looking to develop professional skills for use […]

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Graduates of CalArts’ animation programs have historically brought home awards and billions in revenue, and they’re continuing the trend of success in 2019 with three alumni-directed films nominated for both Golden Globes and Academy Awards. At Sunday night’s Golden Globes, “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” won the top prize for best animated feature. Out of this […]

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Photo by Melanie Dunea, courtesy of Kevin Young.

Kevin Young, an award-winning poet and poetry editor for The New Yorker, has been selected as the California Institute of the Arts 2019 Katie Jacobson Writer-in-Residence. Young is also the director of the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem. 

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College of the Canyons Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook (right) was sworn in by Assemblymember Christy Smith (left) to the Community College Student Success Funding Formula Oversight Committee on Jan. 21.

College of the Canyons chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook was sworn in to serve on the Community College Student Success Funding Formula Oversight Committee on Monday, Jan. 21.

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The Santa Clarita City Council voted 4-0 to approve The Master’s University’s request for a time extension on its plan to expand the university campus, giving the school another decade to finish the remaining 96 percent of construction.

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Film still from "Adam" directed by Rhys Ernst. Image courtesy of Sundance.

Selected from a record-breaking 14,259 submissions from 152 countries, the 2019 Sundance Film Festival lineup will include films and projects from CalArts alumni.

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