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Flight 2023 is now available

Flight 2023 is now available

May 9, 2023
The latest edition of Flight, MSJC’s anthology of student art and writing, is now available.
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The Importance of Arts Programs

Camryn Friday, Writer May 9, 2023
Performing Arts and Music programs have a plethora of positive impacts on children, from creating a sense of community, to allowing creativity to bloom, gaining confidence, and more. Communities must support local arts programs and academies for future youth to cherish.

The World Premiere of Esperanza! The Show and a Behind-the-scenes Look

Gianluca Canseco, Writer, Photographer April 24, 2023

“Esperanza explored the ability to keep adventuring past your 30s. I like how the playwright gave these characters a chance to find life again because as of late people seem to think that once you're...

Madison takes a dramatic pause and smokes a cigarette while playing Antigone

Antigone Review

Joseph Palos, Writer/Photographer April 21, 2023

The theater department at MSJC’s Menifee campus has brought Sophocles’ classic tragedy Antigone to life. The play tells the story of a woman (named Antigone) that goes against her uncle's orders...

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Breaking Down Barriers: The Women Who Shaped Rock History

Daniel Cabrales, Writer March 22, 2023

Throughout the history of rock music, women have played an essential role in shaping the genre. From iconic frontwomen like Stevie Nicks and Ann and Nancy Wilson to modern-day trailblazers like Emily Haines...

On the Spot: Spitball

On the Spot: Spitball

Julian Alonzo, Writer March 14, 2023

Lake Elsinore seems to be the first and last place expected to have a hardcore music scene. Aside from the (mis)conception of the city being a dangerous cesspool, it would turn out to be the perfect stomping...

Seed and his painting Titled  Hemet Still Life Provided by John Seed

Retired Art Professor Returns to College for Exhibition

Daniel Cabrales, Writer, Photographer, Videographer, Social Media Manager March 7, 2023

After decades of inspiring students at Mt. San Jacinto College, retired art professor John Seed has returned to campus to showcase his own artwork. Seed's exhibition, titled " Paintings Then and Now,"...

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Fazerdaze is Back

Joseph Palos, Writer March 2, 2023

New Zealand singer/songwriter/producer/and multi-instrumentalist Amelia Murray, known to most as Fazerdaze, has made a sudden return to the music scene with her latest EP, Break! which was released...

Haskel Jackson and Camryn Friday in his Inglewood studio.

Music is Therapy

Camryn Friday, Writer February 24, 2023

If you have ever met someone who hates music, they probably do not have a phone, radio, record player, iPod, Walkman, cassette player, or any other music-listening device. With the countless number...

2022 Reading Review: Books That I Wanted to Love

2022 Reading Review: Books That I Wanted to Love

Melissa Luna, Writer/Editor/Outreach Coordinator February 23, 2023

These books were good, but I wish they were great! For even more enthusiastic reading recommendations, see my favorite books of 2022. American Kingpin by Nick Bilton American Kingpin regales the...

The cover of Whitneys sophomore album.

Raw & Uncut: Whitney Houston

Serenity Karee, Editor/Writer February 17, 2023

Whitney Elizabeth Houston was one of the world’s top-selling musical artists. Although she had much success in her career, some things did not get that much coverage. There was so much focus on her being...

2022 Reading Review: Books that Restored My Love of Reading

2022 Reading Review: Books that Restored My Love of Reading

Melissa Luna, Writer/Editor/Outreach Coordinator February 16, 2023

As a child, books were my ultimate escape. Always one to take my time, scanning a page over and over until I had envisioned every detail, I read at a leisurely but steady pace of one book per week, in...

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