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SWANA Club Advocates for Women’s Rights

SWANA Club Advocates for Women’s Rights

Melissa Luna, Writer/Editor/Outreach Coordinator May 24, 2023

Mt. San Jacinto College’s recently chartered SWANA club, a student-led organization for the Southwest Asian and North African diaspora, held its first meeting on April 28 at the Temecula Valley Campus....

Photo by Hugo Aguilar

Inaugural Lavender Celebration Honors MSJC Graduates

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

Mt. San Jacinto College hosted its first annual Lavender Celebration on May 5 at the San Jacinto Campus. The event aimed to commemorate graduates and transfer students and to celebrate their loved ones...

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Sexual Assault Awareness Month at MSJC

Hailey Dennis, Writer April 25, 2023

Warning, this article contains information on a sensitive subject that may upset some people. Please be advised.  April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and here at Mount San Jacinto College, there...

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...

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,...

Laurence Gonzaga on Careers in Psychology and Local Mental Health Systems

Laurence Gonzaga on Careers in Psychology and Local Mental Health Systems

Pia Henson, Writer, Vice President March 23, 2023

MSJC chartered a new club for the Spring of 2023, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), under advisor Dr. Truc HaMai. Spring 2023 NAMI Leadership includes: President, Juan Pablo Lopez...

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,"...

MSJC Mens and Womens Basketball Regular Season Recap

MSJC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Regular Season Recap

Derrick Spearman, Writer February 22, 2023

Both basketball teams finished the regular season with a winning percentage above .800 and are playoff bound. The men’s team ended with an impressive record of 22-5 and finished the season with a dominant...

Dr. Schultz giving his speech

MSJC Pays Tribute To Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Derrick Spearman, Writer February 1, 2023

On January 27th, 2023, The Council of Black Leaders Achieving Community Change (CBLACC), Umoja, A2Mend, Ujima, and Sankofa hosted an event to celebrate and honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr...

Photo of Kwanzaa Event in MSJCs Theater

MSJC Kwanzaa Celebration

Derrick Spearman, Writer December 15, 2022

On Dec. 8th, 2022, MSJC hosted its Kwanzaa celebration at the MSJC theater. For those who may have never heard of Kwanzaa, it is a week-long cultural holiday that celebrates African-American culture and...

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...

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