We Are Not Missing a Piece

By Nick Pettis | Apr. 28, 2021 11:36 a.m. The month of April is Autism Awareness month. However, even though you have heard of the term you may wonder, what is Autism? The CDC defines autism as, “a developmental disability  that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges.” (What is Autism Spectrum Disorder? |Continue reading “We Are Not Missing a Piece”

Fight For Your Right To Vote

Women have fought for many causes during history. They’ve fought for civil rights, abolition, and much more. Women did not receive their right to vote until the early 1900’s. Nick Pettis and Cynthia Carrillo interviewed several women and see their opinions on women’s suffrage. Part 1: This episode we’re joined by Dr. Michele Weber andContinue reading “Fight For Your Right To Vote”

MSJC Black Influences: Important figures in our students’ lives

By The Talon and MSJC | Feb. 28, 2021 1:30 p.m. Mt. San Jacinto, Calif.–– With February coming to an end, The Talon honors Black lives that have influenced others regardless of their skin color, nationality, gender or sexual orientation. We asked students to submit Black influences throughout their lives and share with us theContinue reading “MSJC Black Influences: Important figures in our students’ lives”

Yo Soy: a Latinx series by Seydel and Cindy

By Seydel Perez, Cindy Lopez-Ordonez | February 10, 11:30 a.m. Talon Co-Editor Seydel Perez and Editor-in-Chief Cindy Lopez-Ordonez bring you “Yo Soy,” a series of Hispanic/Latinx stories from MSJC students which discuss heritage, culture, and perception. We hope these interviews help others understand the different ways Latinx members consider their backgrounds and how their rootsContinue reading “Yo Soy: a Latinx series by Seydel and Cindy”

California Community College Chancellor’s Press Conference

By Jesus Alcala Avalos California Community College Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley held a Zoom press conference on September 24th, 2020. Most of the audience consisted of student journalists. The key issues covered at the press conference: Most, if not all, community colleges will remain online for Spring 2021 Colleges are expecting reduced federal funding, whichContinue reading “California Community College Chancellor’s Press Conference”

Bringing Social Justice to the Classroom at MSJC

by Cindy Lopez-Ordonez September 18,2020 Mt. San Jacinto College has a new Social Justice Degree for Transfer Mt. San Jacinto College has unveiled a new degree in Social Justice (Associate’s Degree for Transfer). Beginning this fall, students can formally declare for this major. The degree’s purpose is to empower students with an awareness of socialContinue reading “Bringing Social Justice to the Classroom at MSJC”

Colleges around the country see victory after fighting to protect their international students

By Alyse Kiara Deatherage With COVID cases rising once again, many schools are looking at their plans for the fall and deciding whether or not to reopen classes for in-person instruction or to keep all classes and school functions strictly online. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) made this decision even harder with theirContinue reading “Colleges around the country see victory after fighting to protect their international students”

Bettering the pathways to success at MSJC

By Alyse Kiara Deatherage  Officials at Mt. San Jacinto College is excited to prepare for the Pathways program that will begin in Fall 2020. However, many students are unaware of what the Pathways Program is and what it will mean for their experience at MSJC.   “Guided Pathways is an institution-wide student success model that seeksContinue reading “Bettering the pathways to success at MSJC”

MSJC staff and students take on the online world

By Alyse Kiara Deatherage Mt. San Jacinto Community College has closed its physical doors because of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, that does not mean they are down for the count yet. As of April 6, the school has completely converted to an online college, but the classes aren’t the only thing that have gone online. Continue reading “MSJC staff and students take on the online world”

Taking a look at the new form of slavery

By Alyse Kiara Deatherage  Mt. San Jacinto College invited author DW Duke, activist Margeaux Gray, and Human Trafficking subject matter expert Anne Michelle Ellis to speak about what human trafficking is, what common forms it takes, and how it can be spotted in the MSJC Black Box Theatre on Feb. 25.   This event was sponsoredContinue reading “Taking a look at the new form of slavery”