MSJC Board of Trustees 2020: Meet the Candidates

This year, students, staff, and members of the local community have the opportunity to vote for members of the Mt. San Jacinto College Board of Trustees. The Talon reached out to every candidate running and collected coverage on the Board of Trustees forum hosted by the Political Science Club, video interviews with three of theContinue reading “MSJC Board of Trustees 2020: Meet the Candidates”

MSJC begins Undocumented Student Action Week

By Edward Landeros October 19, 2020 12:55 p.m. SAN JACINTO, Calif. — 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. According to the Community College League of California, the USAW is a “system-wide campaign to advocate andContinue reading “MSJC begins Undocumented Student Action Week”

Cyber Sampler Theater Experience: Thespian performances will go on

By Nick Pettis Saturday, October 17, 2020 4:35 p.m. MENIFEE, Calif. — For MSJC Theater Arts Thespians, the COVID-19 pandemic has posed a serious question: how can the show go on without a physical presence? The answer: the Cyber Sampler, a free, virtual experience with short theatrical pieces of comedy and tragedy from the TheaterContinue reading “Cyber Sampler Theater Experience: Thespian performances will go on”

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 Saturday, October 17, 2020 4:35 p.m. RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif. — As a nonprofit, Operation Empty Cages provides wellness, resources, and education to people and pets within the local community. Their visionContinue reading “Local Non-profit Spotlight: Operation Empty Cages”

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.  Out of an abundance of caution amid rising COVID-19 cases in Riverside County, MSJC will hold the event virtually, enabling the public to watch and listen to the eight speakers safely on Zoom. TEDx is a program ofContinue reading “MSJC to Host TEDx Program on Oct. 23”

Club Spotlight: Poli Sci

CLUB PROMO 🗣 🦅 Talon Co-Editor Mahak Tiwari interviews Austin Ortiz, President of the MSJC Political Science Club, to see what Poli Sci is all about. Poli Sci meets every Tuesday at 3pm via Zoom. If you are interested in joining, please email for more information. The Poli Sci Club is currently hosting theContinue reading “Club Spotlight: Poli Sci”

California Community College Chancellor’s Press Conference

By Jesus Alcala Avalos California Community College Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley held a Zoom press conference on September 24th, 2020. Most of the audience consisted of student journalists. The key issues covered at the press conference: Most, if not all, community colleges will remain online for Spring 2021 Colleges are expecting reduced federal funding, whichContinue reading “California Community College Chancellor’s Press Conference”

MSJC Talon: Let’s Talk Politics 2020

Fake news, social media, the Presidential campaign, and the COVID-19 pandemic. 2020 has been an exhausting year to say the least and new information on politics continues to pour out of the media. With this amount of news, how do you find the true story? Who can you trust to tell it? Join Talon memberContinue reading “MSJC Talon: Let’s Talk Politics 2020”

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

Students and teachers alike at MSJC have adapted to drastic life changes in order to continue their education for the Fall semester of 2020. This week we focus 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 learningContinue reading “Our Disabilities will not Define Us: a Miniseries by Nick Pettis”

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

By Allison Arnzen October 10, 2020 Paris, France On October 4, 2020, fashion designer Kenzo Takada, 81, passed away in Neuilly-sur-Seine, a suburb of Paris, France due to complications of the novel Coronavirus. Takana was born in Himeji, Japan, on February 27, 1939, and has left a lasting influence on the world of fashion andContinue reading “Reflecting on the life of Kenzo Takada, esteemed Japanese fashion designer”