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Local Hiking: The Good and The Bad

Local Hiking: The Good and The Bad

Annabelle Morris, Writer May 21, 2024

Hiking is one of the oldest and most used forms of exercise. Whether you want to get into shape through walking or running, hiking is a great way to do this. It allows you to get into the outdoors and...

How To Maintain Motivation

How To Maintain Motivation

Alyssa Brookshire, Writer May 21, 2024

As the spring semester begins to close and finals season begins, students everywhere are faced with the daunting question of “How do I get motivated?” Many struggle with staying motivated through stressful...

Pets Benefit Mental Health

Pets Benefit Mental Health

Hokulea Rezentes, Writer May 16, 2024

I have always wondered why animals are such an important part of our lives. Of course, they are lovable creatures, but beyond that, I want to explore how they benefit people and impact our mental health....

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Spending Time in Nature is Healing

Emma Rodriguez, Writer/Photographer April 30, 2024

Sometimes, the pressure of our day-to-day tasks can become overwhelming. Consistent school work that needs to be accomplished,  job schedules, keeping up a social life, and still maintaining hobbies can...

Meghan Kauffman at Title IX booth at Club Crush on the Menifee campus.

Title IX

Mia Rotell, Writer April 12, 2024

In the year 2021, 11,580 sexual assault offenses were reported on college campuses. Despite this number being over ten thousand, over 90% of sexual violations that happen on college campuses go unreported....

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Festivals and Fentanyl: How to Stay Safe This Spring Break

Lainey Park, Writer April 2, 2024

In recent times, overdoses have become a commonality in our culture and, according to the CDC, are the leading cause of death among people aged 18-45. ⅔ of these deaths have been attributed to fentanyl,...

Mental Health Takes Center Stage at MSJC: A Spotlight on Tracy Enalen

Mental Health Takes Center Stage at MSJC: A Spotlight on Tracy Enalen

Tyler Hills, Writer March 29, 2024

Mental health is a primary concern at Mt. San Jacinto College (MSJC). Tracy Enalen, the unwavering Mental Health Director, leads this initiative by orchestrating a symphony of support services, counseling...

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March is Nutrition Awareness Month

Mark Burns, Writer March 29, 2024

The month of March is Nutrition Awareness Month, a national month created by the “Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.”  However, is nutrition that big of a deal?  How much does it impact our well-being...

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Active Minds Club is Changing the Conversation Around Mental Health

Matthew Sanders, Writer March 28, 2024

Mental health is a serious concern for students. The Active Minds club is helping address these issues. Active Minds is a non-profit organization that advocates for mental health and encourages dialogue....

Sephoras Pre-Teen Apocalypse

Sephora’s Pre-Teen Apocalypse

Mia Rotell, Writer March 18, 2024

Sephora employees nationwide now anticipate the sound of the school bell, releasing hoards of pre-teen girls into their stores. Looking for Dior, Charlotte Tilbury, and Drunk Elephant, they clean the shelves...

The Quiet Consequences of Energy Drinks

The Quiet Consequences of Energy Drinks

Mia Rotell, Writer March 13, 2024

Picture this: it’s 2:30 p.m., and you’re in the middle of studying, working your shift, or running errands. You hit the afternoon slump and feel yourself “fizzle out.” Needing something to pick...

NAMI Tapestries: The Importance of Mental Health

NAMI Tapestries: The Importance of Mental Health

Mental unwellness has become an extreme social problem in the United States and abroad after the pandemic. As of this day, 10,200 deaths occur each year from eating disorders, and continue to rise by the...

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