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Colleges around the country see victory after fighting to protect their international students

By Alyse Kiara Deatherage With COVID cases rising once again, many schools are looking at their plans for the fall and deciding whether or not to reopen classes for in-person instruction or to keep all classes and school functions strictly online. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) made this decision even harder with theirContinue reading “Colleges around the country see victory after fighting to protect their international students”


MSJC Events

Students find community as they are welcomed into MSJC

By Alyse Kiara Deatherage  Mt. San Jacinto Community College District began in 1962, and started enrolling students from the Banning, Beaumont, Hemet, and San Jacinto areas in 1963. Since then, they’ve actively worked to help students achieve their goals and get closer to their dreams through the education and community they provide.   MSJC’s mission statementContinue reading “Students find community as they are welcomed into MSJC”

Students and staff share experiences and support at MSJC’s first Juneteenth celebration

By Jesus Alcala Avalos  Mt. San Jacinto College held an online Juneteenth celebration on June 19. Participants held a libation, provided historical context for Juneteenth, performed poems, and shared their thoughts. DJ Sketch played music in-between presentations.  Aysia Brown, part of MSJC’s Student Services and the Sankofa task force, was the host for the event. Brown opened with aContinue reading “Students and staff share experiences and support at MSJC’s first Juneteenth celebration”

Opinions

The musical that took the country by storm is now on Disney+

By Alyse Kiara Deatherage With the release of the Broadway sensation Hamilton on Disney+ on July 3, audiences of every age and background are finally starting to understand why this musical had audiences raving for its entire production with the original cast. This musical was written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, who has taken the Broadway worldContinue reading “The musical that took the country by storm is now on Disney+”

7 Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage month movies for your watch-list

By Zaina Azim  May was Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage month. Let’s highlight films with Asian and Pacific American actors and story lines to celebrate the occasion.  The Joy Luck Club, a 1993 film based on a novel of the same name, follows the stories of four pairs of Asian American mothers and daughters who navigate theirContinue reading “7 Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage month movies for your watch-list”

MSJC students demonstrate their talents in Flight 2020

By Miguel Sarasa  I will be honest; I am not much of an art enthusiast. The extent of my art experience has been scrolling through social media. Recently, I had the opportunity to check out the Mt. San Jacinto College Anthology titled Flight 2020 and speak to some of the writers and artists who participated. The collection consisted of poetry, prose,Continue reading “MSJC students demonstrate their talents in Flight 2020”


Poetry

You deeply

You deeply   By Antonio Yanez  Here at Starbucks, you do homework, conversate with others, have time to think.  It is such a simple way to release yourself.  You get these deep thoughts .  You can find some that you may want to share.  You share of how you see life and many will say yourContinue reading “You deeply”

The Things I Have Seen

The Things I Have Seen   By Eddie Landeros  I have seen the world in many different ways  I’ve seen some of its colors, but mostly its grays  I’ve seen a baby being born, gasping for its first breath  I’ve seen a corpse in a casket, the silence that is death  I’ve seen laughter from friendsContinue reading “The Things I Have Seen”

“Absorb”

Absorb By Anthony Smart  Black is a color, but I’m more than that  My ancestors helped pave the way for me to be here and that’s a fact.  You all continue to love and   Support me, despite what I lack.   Wouldn’t trade this color for the world,  Because I’m more than just the color Black


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