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Students Elate as Open Mic Night Returns to MSJC

Melissa Luna, Writer/Editor November 21, 2022

The Creative Writing Club at Mt. San Jacinto College hosted the first Open Mic night held at the Temecula Valley Campus on Nov. 15. Open to all students, the club invited creatives to share their poetry,...

The Young Democratic Socialists Club is looking for new members

The Young Democratic Socialists Club is looking for new members

Rose Stacy, YDSA Club President November 11, 2022

YDSA club is coming to MSJC, and is looking for new members to be a part of this community.  What is Young Democratic Socialists of America? The Young Democratic Socialists believe that working people...

Erik Escovedo, Decolonizing Place and Time

Erik Escovedo, Decolonizing Place and Time

MSJC Art Department November 1, 2022
Mt. San Jacinto College Art Gallery is pleased to present Erik Escovedo, Decolonizing Place and Time. This is a special solo exhibition that kicks off our Native American Heritage Month at MSJC.
Photo of Kota Ackerman and guest with King Phantom, Madame LaQueer, Jazmyn Simone-Échelon and Nebuer Styles by Jenna McMane

MSJC Proudly Hosts its 4th Annual Drag Show

Melissa Luna, Writer / Editor October 25, 2022

Mt. San Jacinto College (MSJC) hosted its 4th annual drag show on Oct. 4 at the San Jacinto Campus (SJC) theater. The show was hosted by Jazmyn Simone-Échelon and featured performances by King Phantom,...

Your Voice Your Vote

Your Voice Your Vote

Derrick Spearman, Writer October 19, 2022

The midterm elections are on November 8th, 2022 and every vote matters. There is a lot at stake during this election as many human rights are on the ballot. In order to vote in a California election,...

Eagles Win 31-0 Against Orange Coast As Defense Remains Strong

Eagles Win 31-0 Against Orange Coast As Defense Remains Strong

Derrick Spearman, Writer October 7, 2022

The Eagles’ defense shut out the Pirates’ offense in last week's game against Orange Coast.  Currently the Eagles’ defense has not given up a point in the last six quarters. The Orange Coast...

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A Second Half Shutout By The Eagles Led To A 42-20 Win Over Santa Ana

Derrick Spearman, Writer September 28, 2022

Huge runs from the offense and a second half by the defense led the Eagles to victory in Santa Ana. The Santa Ana Dons defense was too much for the Eagles’ offense on the first possession and they failed...

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MSJC Celebrates LatinX Heritage Month

Melissa Luna, Writer / Editor September 20, 2022

Mt. San Jacinto College (MSJC) hosted its LatinX Heritage Month Opening Ceremonies on Sept. 15 at the Menifee Valley Campus. The event featured several faculty speakers, live performances, a lowrider...

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Fun Things to do as College Students in the Warmer Season

Olivia Voelkel, Writer May 10, 2022

As another school year is coming to an end, more and more businesses are opening up after the pandemic and the weather is warming up. Here is a look at some fun and affordable activities for college students...

My Diagnosis With An Invisible Disease Called, “POTS”

My Diagnosis With An Invisible Disease Called, “POTS”

Ashley Liermann, Writer May 5, 2022

https://linktr.ee/ashley_liermann   Spread the word for awareness, support, and learn more at the main foundations: https://www.dysautonomiainternational.org/   https://www.standinguptopots.org/ Invisible...

Mental Health and Well-Being Webinar

Mental Health and Well-Being Webinar

Ashley Liermann , Writer May 3, 2022

https://linktr.ee/ashley_liermann   On Tuesday, April 19 2022 – MSJC’s First Year Experience (FYE) Program hosted a live zoom webinar regarding mental health and well-being. The meeting...

A Desire to Serve

A Desire to Serve

Marley Mittleman, Writer April 27, 2022

It has become increasingly common for people to decide to take a gap year or two in between high school and college. Matt Dunn, a 21 year old just starting his first year at MSJC, found himself spending...

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