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How the NIL Has Created Opportunities and Controversy

How the NIL Has Created Opportunities and Controversy

Jaden Wright, Writer April 29, 2024

The landscape of college sports has changed dramatically since the NCAA allowed its athletes to make money through the NIL (Name, Image, and Likeness) in 2021. While it may seem like a good thing that...

Open Mic Night Presented by Creative Writing Club

Open Mic Night Presented by Creative Writing Club

Mia Rotell, Writer April 17, 2024

Come one come, all to an unforgettable display of creativity by our very own MSJC Eagles! Once every month, the Creative Writing Club hosts an open mic/ karaoke night for anyone willing to participate...

Commuter Students at a Community College

Commuter Students at a Community College

Alyssa Brookshire, Writer April 10, 2024

What does it mean to be a commuter student at a community college? While commuter students might have a different meaning at a live-on-campus, here at Mt. San Jacinto College (MSJC), with our wide array...

Inspirational Female Figures

Inspirational Female Figures

Mia Rotell, Writer April 3, 2024
Women have been expected to be passive, soft-spoken, pleasant, peaceful, and beautiful for centuries. These heavy titles of submissiveness and permanent perfection lead to stereotypes of women being weak, intellectually inept, emotionally unstable, and overall incapable. From Joan of Arc leading France to victory in The Hundred Years' War during the 1400s to Rosa Parks becoming a prominent figure for the Civil Rights Movement, women are seen time and time again as being just as capable, influential, and important. However, despite these notable figures, the stereotype continues on.
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Active Minds Club is Changing the Conversation Around Mental Health

Matthew Sanders, Writer March 28, 2024

Mental health is a serious concern for students. The Active Minds club is helping address these issues. Active Minds is a non-profit organization that advocates for mental health and encourages dialogue....

The 3 Keys To Academic Success In College

The 3 Keys To Academic Success In College

David Abularach, Writer March 7, 2024

  Millions of inspired learners come to college to achieve great things; however, reaching academic success is tough. In high school, you could get away with many things to get by, like sharing...

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The Inland Empire Needs Queer Community More than Ever

Avery Saucier, Writer March 6, 2024

For many Americans, 2023 was a year celebrating—and, in some cases, loathing—the nation's return to relative normalcy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. For America's LGBTQIA+ community, however,...

The Season of Love: Helpful Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day

The Season of Love: Helpful Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day

Mark Burns February 21, 2024

 Valentine’s Day is a holiday that focuses on individuals showcasing and taking time to love each other.  It’s often labeled as a holiday “only for couples”; however, that isn’t true at...

Vision is 20/30

Vision is 20/30

Junaid Khan, Writer/ICC Representative October 4, 2023

On Sept. 21, California Community Colleges held their annual Student Teleconference, showcasing the upcoming Vision 2030 plan. Eager to share this proposal in a student-inclusive Zoom meeting, Sonya...

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A Day in the Life of a Barista

Davina Gomez, Writer May 11, 2023

Everyone loves a good coffee, no? A typical day in the life of a barista involves preparing and serving beverages to customers, and making sure the coffee shop is clean. It can be very fast-paced and...

Month of the Military Child

Month of the Military Child

Hailey Dennis, Writer April 28, 2023

This month we celebrate our military kids worldwide as they step forward and honorably serve their country by supporting their parents who protect and serve the nation. “Military brats” are some...

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A Day in The Life of an Online College Student

Serenity Karee, Editor/Writer April 4, 2023

Growing up, I was always used to having things done the easy way; however, my freshman year in college humbled me in many ways. I learned some things that I lacked knowledge of, and some things happened...

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