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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....

A Space to Listen to Different Opinions

A Space to Listen to Different Opinions

Gabriel Lozano, Writer April 11, 2024

The MSJC Honors Program held its second “Jubilee Event” on Tuesday, February 7th, at the Menifee Valley Campus, inspired by the debate-based YouTube channel "Jubilee." Organized by Honors Mentor Laila...

President’s Honor Roll Reception

President’s Honor Roll Reception

David Abularach, Writer April 8, 2024

On February 26, 2024, Mt. San Jacinto College held its second-ever in-person President's Honor Roll reception, to celebrate its students' academic achievements. Over 1,300 students were invited to the...

Why You Should Read A Banned Book

Why You Should Read A Banned Book

Scarlett Coit March 20, 2024

As an extension of Black History Month, Mt. San Jacinto College libraries featured a variety of books that have been denounced and banned by school districts and local governments. These books highlight...

Eagles Womens Basketball Defeats Citrus, Advance To The SoCal Regional Finals

Eagles Women’s Basketball Defeats Citrus, Advance To The SoCal Regional Finals

Derrick Spearman, Writer March 7, 2024

After earning a first-round bye, the Eagles automatically advanced to the second round as the fifth seed and hosted 12-seed Citrus Owls. In coach Taylor Bell’s first season as the Eagles’ women’s...

The Eagles Prevail In A Tough One Against Glendale

The Eagles Prevail In A Tough One Against Glendale

Derrick Spearman, Writer March 1, 2024

“Defend, rebound, and stay together for 40 minutes.” A sentiment preached by head coach Trent Skinner and echoed by the players. That sentiment is shown on the court when you watch the Eagles play...

Spring Semester Kicks Off with Baile De Noche

Spring Semester Kicks Off with “Baile De Noche”

Gianluca Canseco, Writer February 7, 2024

The MSJC spring semester kicked off with “Baile de Noche,” an extravaganza full of dancing, food, cars, and prizes! On January 26th, the Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán (M.E.Ch.A.) celebrated...

Eagles Womens Basketball Win Both Eagle Invitational Games to Improve to 5-2

Eagles Women’s Basketball Win Both Eagle Invitational Games to Improve to 5-2

Derrick Spearman, Writer December 7, 2023

It’s a new era for the Lady Eagles basketball team. Following a 26-2 campaign last season, longtime coach Chris Mozga stepped down and handed the reins over to Taylor Bell who had served as an assistant...

Born For The Sport Of Football

Born For The Sport Of Football

Derrick Spearman, Writer December 6, 2023

Mount San Jacinto College (MSJC)  Eagles football head coach, Casey Mazzotta has been the head coach at MSJC for 16 seasons. Mazzotta came from a football family as his father Frank was the head coach...

The cast of the musical Little Red

A Punk Rock Fairy Tale

Jared Solorio, Writer December 1, 2023

The MSJC Theater debuted Little Red, the musical directed by Melanie Queponds, from Oct. 26 - Oct. 29. Written by Anthony Aguilar, Oscar Basulto, and Quetzal Flores, Little Red is a musical retelling of...

Photo by Andrew Troxell

The Eagles Spectacular Season Came To An End Against #3 Grossmont

Derrick Spearman, Writer November 30, 2023

The Eagles women’s volleyball team had an amazing season. They finished 23-6 and were 11-1 in conference play. The Eagles’ 23 wins were the most in program history. The Eagles’ playoff run saw them...

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The Eagles Improve to 6-0 After Their Win Against LA Harbor

Derrick Spearman, Writer November 24, 2023

In Trent Skinner’s first year as the full-time head coach of the Eagles, the Eagles finished 23-6 and made the CCCAA playoffs where they were eliminated in the second round against the Seahawks of LA...

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