MSJC | Dec. 26, 2020 7:15 p.m.

2020 Secret Santa Train Wreck

MSJC Talon wanted to do a Secret Santa for the holidays, but the whole thing went off the rails. Check out the video to find out what happens.

By The Talon

COVID-19 | Jan. 16, 2021 2:00 p.m.

Hands with blue gloves on holding a syringe and a vaccine bottle. behind the hands is a person holding up a sign that reads "COVID19."

COVID-19 vaccines are here. Who can get them?

This weekend, Riverside County sets up sites to distribute vaccines for COVID-19, entering Phase 2 of recipients. Here is who is eligible.

By Edward Landeros

Poetry | Jan. 16, 2021 2:00 p.m.

“Nursing School”

A fun poem about the trials and tribulations of nursing school.

By Jennifer Vargas

MSJC | Dec. 7, 2020 10:00 a.m.

Talon Talks Pilot: ‘Tis the Season!

In our first episode of Talon Talks, the group reminisces on their favorite gifts from holiday memories. Happy holidays everyone!

By The Talon

MSJC | Dec. 7, 2020 10:00 a.m.

How the Other Half Lives: A Look into a High School during the COVID-19 Pandemic

MSJC Talon Reporters Nick Pettis and Castin Chamberlain interview Mr. Jason Hamm of Murrieta Mesa High School to see how their school is handling “distance learning” during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

By Nick Pettis and Castin Chamberlain

MSJC | Dec. 7, 2020 8:00 a.m.

The Pursuit of Education: An Interview with Ana Mayo, Chemistry Instructor and HOPE NSTEM Advisor

MSJC Talon reporter Eddie Landeros interviews MSJC Chemistry Instructor Ana Mayo about her experience as a student and teacher in her educational journey from Peru to the United States.

By Edward Landeros

MSJC | Nov. 18, 2020 10:00 a.m.

Beyond the Cover: ASC and the Disability Awareness Month celebration

On October 29, 2020, The Accommodation Service Center celebrated Disability Awareness Month with Beyond the Cover: Living Books, a virtual event with four MSJC students with disabilities sharing their journeys in life hosted by ASC Counselor Lisa Yates.

By Nick Pettis and Allison Arnzen

Reflection | Nov. 21, 2020 1:00 p.m.

Veteran Flashback: President Obama in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

A glimpse at a day in the life of a United States military member during his tour in Saudi Arabia.

By Edward Landeros

Lifestyle | Nov. 21, 2020 1:00 p.m.

Fashion for a Feast: Talon member Allison Arnzen explores creative writing with her personal website

Join Allison in her journey of reflection with fashion, positivity, and mental health.

By Edward Landeros and Allison Arnzen

Health & Wellbeing | Nov. 18, 2020 10:00 a.m.

COVID-19: Through the eyes of a doctor

Join Nicholas Pettis as he interviews Dr. Lisa McAllister about the effects of COVID-19 from her perspective as the Associate Dean of Health Services at MSJC.

By Nick Pettis

Entertainment | Nov. 13, 2020 1:25 p.m.

The Nightmare is Just Beginning

Join Nick as he reviews his favorite Halloween movie, The Nightmare Before Christmas.

By Nick Pettis

Health & Wellbeing | Nov. 13, 2020 1:25 p.m.

10 Helpful Study Tips for Students during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Life during COVID-19 is stressful enough, especially for online college students. Students should not have to be worried during these already stressful times. Mahak Tiwari and Nick Pettis are here to share some study tips for student success.

By Nick Pettis and Mahak Tiwari

MSJC | Nov. 6, 2020 12:47 p.m.

Re-imagining America: The Latinx Experience with Fabiola Torres

On Sept. 21, the Re-imagining America event took place on the online platform, Zoom, in honor of Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month. The speaker, Fabiola Torres, discussed the HEART framework, “othering,” and the importance of an Ethnic Studies program.

By Cindy Lopez-Ordonez

Poetry | Nov. 6, 2020 12:45 p.m.


A poem about challenge and change.

By DeAnthony Barney

MSJC | Nov. 1, 2020 10:00 a.m.

With a vote, citizens can help shape the future of the nation and community

This year, voters are deciding what candidates and policies they support for the 2020 general election on November 3rd. Here is everything you need to know as a California voter to let your voice be heard.

By Jesus Alcala-Avalos

MSJC | Oct. 30, 2020 4:05 p.m.

MSJC Board of Trustees 2020: Meet the Candidates

This year, students, staff, and family members have the opportunity to vote for members of the Mt. San Jacinto College Board of Trustees. Here are the candidates.

By The Talon

MSJC | Oct. 20, 2020 12:55 p.m.

MSJC begins Undocumented Student Action Week

Mt. San Jacinto College, along with California Community Colleges across the state, recognize the week of Oct. 19, 2020 as this year’s Undocumented Student Action Week.

By The Talon

Community | Oct. 17, 2020 4:35 p.m.

Local Non-profit Spotlight: Operation Empty Cages

Providing or subsidizing spay and neuter surgeries, helping prevent millions of unwanted pets in our shelter systems and reducing shelter euthanasia. 

By Allison Arnzen

MSJC | Oct. 17, 2020 4:35 p.m.

Cyber Sampler Theater Experience: Thespian performances will go on

Join Talon reporter Nick Pettis as he finds out more on the MSJC Theater Department’s upcoming virtual event with Chair of the Theater Arts department Shezwae Powell.

By Nick Pettis

MSJC | Oct. 15, 2020 6:57 p.m.

MSJC to Host TEDx Program on Oct. 23

Mt. San Jacinto College (MSJC) will host a virtual TEDx program focused on “Awareness” at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, 2020. 

By The Talon

MSJC | Oct. 14, 2020 1:47 p.m.

Club Spotlight: Poli Sci

Talon Co-Editor Mahak Tiwari interviews Austin Ortiz, President of the MSJC Political Science Club, to see what Poli Sci is all about.

By Mahak Tiwari

Politics | Oct. 11, 2020 4:00 p.m.

MSJC Talon: Let’s Talk Politics 2020

Fake news, social media, the Presidential campaign, and the COVID-19 pandemic. Join Talon member Eddie Landeros and Faculty Advisor Dr. Michele Weber as they discuss the political climate and how we as a society can navigate it. 

By Eddie Landeros

Education | Oct. 11, 2020 4:00 p.m.

California Community College Chancellor’s Press Conference

California Community College Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley meets with journalists and students to discuss upcoming plans for education in the year 2021.

By Jesus Alcala

MSJC | Oct. 10, 2020 1:30 p.m.

Our Disabilities will not Define Us: a Miniseries by Nick Pettis

This week The Talon focuses on mental health and autism in the realm of online learning with Talon reporter Nick Pettis. Join Nick as he interviews four MSJC members about their learning experiences so far this semester.

By Nick Pettis

Lifestyle | Oct. 10, 2020 1:30 p.m.

Reflecting on the life of Kenzo Takada, esteemed Japanese fashion designer

Highlights to honor notable fashion designer, Kenzo Takada and the impact he leaves following his passing on October 4, 2020.

By Allison Arnzen

Lifestyle | Oct. 2, 2020 12:09 p.m.

Arrival of Autumn

Fall is here: Honoring the transition from summer to fall in food, fashion, and lifestyle.

By Allison Arnzen

Poetry | Oct. 2, 2020 12:08 p.m.

Universal Language

An eloquent poem about the emotions of dance, brought to you by MSJC’s Dance Department.

By Kayla Lewis

Health & Wellness | Sept. 19, 2020 11:34 a.m.

Tips on Finding Inner Peace in Uncertain Times

Suggestions to help recenter and focus, easing the stressors of COVID-19 and the online transition to the new semester.

By Allison Arnzen

Education | Sept. 19, 2020 11:32 a.m.

Bringing Social Justice to the Classroom at MSJC

Mt. San Jacinto College has unveiled a new degree in Social Justice (Associates Degree for Transfer). Beginning this fall, students can formally declare for this major. Read more to see how this degree will impact our future.

By Cindy Lopez-Ordonez

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