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MVUSD Votes 3-2 to Keep Outing Policy

MVUSD Votes 3-2 to Keep Outing Policy

Avery Saucier, Author May 20, 2024

On Thursday, April 18th, Murrieta Valley Unified School District board members voted 3-2 to keep controversial Board Policy 5020.1, colloquially referred to as Murrieta’s “forced outing policy.”...

Why Does the US Want to Ban TikTok?

Why Does the US Want to Ban TikTok?

Scarlett Coit, Writer May 7, 2024

On March 13 of this year, the US House of Representatives gave the Beijing-based media titan ByteDance a concerning ultimatum: sell TikTok to a US buyer within six months, or the app will be completely...

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Republican Debate Recap

Derrick Spearman, Writer September 8, 2023

The first debate of the Republican presidential primary is here. According to a CBS poll, former President Donald Trump was at 62% heading into the debate, over 40 points higher than second-place Florida...

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Culture Wars: Rise of DeSantis

Derrick Spearman, Writer June 7, 2023

Florida governor Ron DeSantis officially announced his run for president on a Twitter livestream with Twitter CEO Elon Musk. The stream had a lot of glitches that ultimately took away from DeSantis’...

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Senator Tim Scott has Thrown his Hat in the Presidential Race

Derrick Spearman, Writer May 30, 2023

  It looks like Nikki Haley will not be the only Republican politician from South Carolina to challenge former president Donald Trump in the Republican primary. On May 22, Tim Scott, the...

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....

Trans Visibility: Taking a Look at the Trans Community in the U.S.

Melissa Luna, Host May 22, 2023

Talon Talks | Season 5, Episode 6: Trans Visibility MSJC’s LGBTQIA+ Collective joins Melissa to discuss trans rights and trans issues. They dive into recent events in the news, concerning legislation...

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Why Gun Reform in America is Necessary

Serenity Karee, Writer May 8, 2023

Gun reform is necessary in the United States because sadly gun violence is becoming more frequent each year. Every day in America, approximately 100 people are killed and 200 people are injured by a firearm.  Why...

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First Female President?

Derrick Spearman, Writer May 5, 2023

There were speculations of Nikki Haley running for president and on  February 14th, 2023, she officially announced her intention to run for president. Nikki Haley has become the first notable name...

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President MrBeast?

Camryn Friday, Writer March 21, 2023

From musicians such as Kanye West to actors such as "Boy Meets World" star Ben Savage, it seems the government can be a position for anyone nowadays. Of course, neither of these potential candidates has...

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Train Derailment in East Palestine, Ohio Creates Toxic Mess

Derrick Spearman, Writer February 18, 2023

It looks like a mini Chernobyl in the small town of East Palestine, Ohio. On February 3rd, a train operated by Norfolk Southern Railway carrying hazardous chemicals derailed in East Palestine. The crash...

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2022 Midterm Election Results

Derrick Spearman, Writer November 23, 2022

It feels as if we have been waiting forever for the election to wrap up, and even now, there are still some races around the country that are either too close to call and/or still counting votes. The Democrats...

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