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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.
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Why is Mental Health Relevant: May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Alyson Chan, Writer/Social Media May 1, 2023

The fifth month of every year is known as Mental Health Awareness Month. According to, it was established in 1949 by Mental Health America to increase awareness of the importance of mental health...

Because Its Nice to Have Fun at the Eagle MakerSpace

“Because It’s Nice to Have Fun” at the Eagle MakerSpace

Pia Henson, Writer, Vice President April 20, 2023

In 2018, Mt. San Jacinto College debuted the “Eagle Makerspace.” In room 805 at the Menifee campus, the space contains 3D printers, laser cutters, vinyl cutters, engineering tools, desks, computers,...

MSJCs Title IX Office Helps Students

MSJC’s Title IX Office Helps Students

Lily Diephouse, Writer/Secretary December 5, 2022

Did you know that in June of 1972, President Richard M. Nixon signed an omnibus education bill that would help women for many years to come? The Higher Education Act of 1965 was signed into law, and there...

MSJC Dance Department Presents Sinew

MSJC Dance Department Presents ‘Sinew’

MSJC Dance Department November 1, 2022
The Mt. San Jacinto College (MSJC) Dance Department proudly presents ‘Sinew,’ an evening of dance and discussion that highlights the experiences of faculty member Julenda (Julie) Satow Freeman’s Native American grandmothers and the ongoing impacts of colonization. 
Erik Escovedo, Decolonizing Place and Time

Erik Escovedo, Decolonizing Place and Time

MSJC Art Department November 1, 2022
Mt. San Jacinto College Art Gallery is pleased to present Erik Escovedo, Decolonizing Place and Time. This is a special solo exhibition that kicks off our Native American Heritage Month at MSJC.
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MSJC Launches Cannabis Industry Education Programs

Melissa Luna, Writer / Editor September 14, 2022

Mt. San Jacinto College (MSJC) is offering cannabis industry certificate programs as of July 19. The certificates include Advanced Manufacturing Agent, Advanced Dispensary Associate, and Advanced Cultivation...

Commemorating Stage-Hands and Stage-Managers

Commemorating Stage-Hands and Stage-Managers

Ava Sarnowski, Writer May 12, 2022

The role of the stage manager is an umbrella title with a rotating list of responsibilities that depend on the needs of a show. Their responsibilities include the safety of everyone in the production,...

My Diagnosis With An Invisible Disease Called, “POTS”

My Diagnosis With An Invisible Disease Called, “POTS”

Ashley Liermann, Writer May 5, 2022   Spread the word for awareness, support, and learn more at the main foundations: Invisible...

Mental Health and Well-Being Webinar

Mental Health and Well-Being Webinar

Ashley Liermann , Writer May 3, 2022   On Tuesday, April 19 2022 – MSJC’s First Year Experience (FYE) Program hosted a live zoom webinar regarding mental health and well-being. The meeting...

St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day

Ashley Liermann, Writer March 17, 2022

    March – It’s that month again where you see the colors of green everywhere. Green delights of food like corned beef and cabbage, balloons, clovers for good luck and leprechauns. All...

Community College Service Plan

Lily Diephouse, Writer March 2, 2022

  On Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced a new program that will pay for up to $10,000 of student's tuition at over 45 different California universities when the...

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