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memorial set up at the site of the shooting in Old Town Temecula

Two Injured One Dead in Shooting in Old Town Temecula

Anthony Orrico, Writer January 12, 2022

On January 9th, 2022, at 10:22 PM officers from the Riverside County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of shots fired in front of a restaurant on the 28600 block of Old Town Temecula. Officers found...

a man getting a booster shot for the Covid 19 vaccine

Covid-19 booster shots provide extra protection from Covid-19 variants

Jonah Rauch, Writer December 21, 2021

Around this time last year, the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases as well as the number of people testing positive for Covid-19 were the worst it had ever been in the pandemic. As we head into the holiday...

President Biden Signs Historic 1.2 Trillion Dollar Infrastructure Bill

President Biden Signs Historic 1.2 Trillion Dollar Infrastructure Bill

Anthony Orrico, Writer November 30, 2021

On November 15, 2021, President Biden signed a 1.2 trillion-dollar infrastructure bill aimed at improving and repairing the crumbling roads and bridges across the United States. According to the American...

Three Men Found Guilty in the Shooting Death of Amhaud Arbery

Three Men Found Guilty in the Shooting Death of Amhaud Arbery

Anthony Orrico, Writer November 24, 2021

The three men accused in the February 2020 shooting death of 25 year old Amhaud Arbery have been found guilty by a jury. Gregory McMicheal, 65, his son Travis McMicheal, 35, and William Bryan, 52, were...

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Kyle Rittenhouse Acquitted on All Charges

Anthony Orrico , Writer November 21, 2021
The Wisconsin jury in the Kyle Rittenhouse case acquitted the now 18-year-old of all charges in the shooting deaths of two people during the Kenosha, Wisconsin protests.
Containers sit waiting to be picked up at the ports in Los Angeles and Long Beach due to the supply chain backup

Supply Chain Breakdown Brings Unprecedented Shortages

Anthony Orrico, Writer November 16, 2021
Covid-19 and the subsequent shutdowns has caused many companies to ratchet down the production of goods due to decreased demand. Now, as people resume their (somewhat) normal lives, supply is struggling to meet pre-pandemic demand. This has created a problem with the supply chain.
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Tragedy in Hollywood: The Danger of “Prop” guns

Jake Cruz, Writer / Video Editor / Producer October 27, 2021

On October 21, 2021, the film industry suffered the loss of a prolific creative mind, Halyna Hutchins, age 42. Hutchins was the visionary mind behind the camera on a diverse and expansive number of...

food for thought pantry

Permanent Food 4 Thought Pantries Open on Two Campuses

Anthony Orrico, Writer October 20, 2021

MSJC’s Food 4 Thought program opened its two permanent pantries on September 28th.  They are located on both the San Jacinto and Menifee Campuses. The program previously only operated as a pop-up shop...

A Guide to Using the Talons New Mobile App

A Guide to Using the Talon’s New Mobile App

The Talon Team October 19, 2021

The Talon student new's online content is available on College Student New's Mobile App.  Through the app, any user can view articles, leave comments, save articles and receive notifications when new...

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Real Students or “Bad Actors”

Nick Pettis, Video Content Creator October 14, 2021

At the beginning of the Fall Semester of 2021, classes started and some students came to take classes on campus, while others remained online.   One thing that happened that was unexpected,...

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Flames Continue to Engulf The Golden State

Victor Ortiz, Jr., Co-Editor / Writer October 5, 2021

Wildfires have been raging in California for decades, thus the destruction they create is not new to residents here. Photo by Pixabay on Ordinarily beginning in June...

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MSJC Theater Is Back At It Again

Nick Pettis, Video Content Producer/Editor April 28, 2021

By Nick Pettis | Apr. 28, 2021 11:36 a.m. Ever since the COVID pandemic hit the world last year, the performing arts have been trying to find a to get back on their feet. MSJC Theater, especially,...

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