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”

10 Helpful Study Tips for Students during the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Nick Pettis and Mahak Tiwari November 13, 2020 1:23 p.m. MENIFEE, Calif. – Life during COVID-19 is stressful enough, especially for online college students. Students should not have to be worried during these already stressful times. Mahak Tiwari and Nick Pettis are here to share some study tips for student success. Credits Directed byContinue reading “10 Helpful Study Tips for Students during the COVID-19 Pandemic”

Our Disabilities will not Define Us: a Miniseries by Nick Pettis

Students and teachers alike at MSJC have adapted to drastic life changes in order to continue their education for the Fall semester of 2020. This week we focus on mental health and autism in the realm of online learning with Talon reporter Nick Pettis. Join Nick as he interviews four MSJC members about their learningContinue reading “Our Disabilities will not Define Us: a Miniseries by Nick Pettis”

Tips on Finding Inner Peace in Uncertain Times

By Allison Arnzen September 17, 2020 TEMECULA, CA Suggestions to help recenter and focus, easing the stressors of COVID-19 and the online transition to the new semester. Throughout 2020, a global pandemic has created unprecedented times in the lives of individuals throughout the world. To help ease the impact of COVID-19, finding activities to createContinue reading “Tips on Finding Inner Peace in Uncertain Times”

Skating to stay positive and healthy in the midst of a pandemic

By Alyse Kiara Deatherage   When my second oldest sister and I were young, we each owned a pair of skates. Mine were a pair of blue Cinderella skates and my sister’s were black with purple roller blades. We often skated around our neighborhood and we enjoyed learning together.   A few Christmases ago, when I wasContinue reading “Skating to stay positive and healthy in the midst of a pandemic”

Tackling fitness during a pandemic

By Immanuel Ibon The COVID-19 quarantine presents us with new life challenges every day, and we are re-learning how to navigate life during this pandemic. In the midst of balancing everyday challenges, the emphasis of physical fitness in our lives is changing. Keeping ourselves healthy is a priority, and physical activity is a major pillarContinue reading “Tackling fitness during a pandemic”