We Cant Ignore Gun Control Debates

We Can’t Ignore Gun Control Debates

Gabby Flores, Opinion Editor July 1, 2022

On May 26, as the Democrat Party prepared to push for the Domestic Terrorism Bill which would open up debates on gun control, the whole Republican Party struck down the vote. The Domestic Terrorism Bill,...

At every sprint and every meet, including the Beach Opener on March 4, Ilias Garcia carries the mantle of the fastest community college runner in the world.

The Chosen One

Robbie Doctor June 30, 2022

What can you do in 10.16 seconds? Tie your shoes? For Ilias Garcia, that’s more than enough time to run 100 meters. Garcia ran a 10.16 earlier this year at the Cal State LA Invitational on February...

Angelic Belcina raises her camera to begin a nature photoshoot.

Life Behind The Lens

Louise Vegas June 29, 2022

Angelic Belcina took inspiration from the sidelines, observing the way her dad captured the new restaurant's bright lights and the beautiful plating of appetizing food set on the table. At that moment,...

BriAnna Goris fields the ball hard to home during warmups for the first game of the Super Regionals against the Bakersfield Renegades on May 13.

Bringing It Back Home

Annemarie Gutierrez June 9, 2022

The name “Brianna Goris” sent fear into every team the Mounties faced during the 2022 softball season. Finishing the season with a batting average of .532, 49 RBIs and 15 home runs, Goris has been...

The college has decided to move away from Joe Mountie and move towards the neutral M.

Mascot Voted Down, “Mounties” Still Controversial

Joshua Sanchez, Editor in Chief June 1, 2022

After making decisions at a prior meeting, the mascot and moniker task force met again on May 26 to discuss how they will replace the college’s mascot. At the prior meeting, 17 members presented to...

Graphic by Bernice Tang

The Power of Self-Advocacy

Shannon Hines May 27, 2022

It is difficult to be a person with a disability in an uneducated community. This is made harder when dealing with life’s special moments including school, work, social events and everything in between. For...

Graphic by Bernice Tang

Navigating Relationships and Communication

Shannon Hines May 18, 2022

Sometimes, acquaintances can turn into friendships that people treasure. But long lasting relationships require hard work and perseverance to keep those connections alive. People with disabilities are...

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Addiction From Puffing One Vape

Andrew Garcia May 13, 2022

You probably don’t want to hear it, but it might be a good idea to put the vape down. The rise of a new popular e-cigarette, the Flum Float, has caught my attention. I have seen countless of these...

Thuy Pham hanging out in her office.

Learning How to Ride the Wave

Andie Kalinowski, Features Editor May 11, 2022

Many students feel pressure to have their lives figured out during college, yet Thuy Pham is a perfect example of how an unconventional route can lead to a fulfilling life one never even imagined. Pham...

The Mounties performing their pre-race ritual. Daniel Abdala (center) lead the chant for Mt. SAC.

Cross-Country Tops the Mountain

Diego Renteria, Sports Editor May 11, 2022

Mt. SAC’s cross-country team had waited for their season since fall 2019. The team had finished third in the state before the pandemic put a roadblock in their plans to contend at another championship....

Catalina Jackson-Uruena, Megan Picas and Sandy Strangis dancing in Embody│in⠂body choreographed by Stephanie Heckert at Mt. SAC Dance Department’s Artist in Residence event on April 22.

Uplifting Community Through Movement

Andie Kalinowski, Features Editor April 28, 2022

Inventive choreography and transcendent dancing assembled a sense of community for female-identifying artists on April 22. MashUP backed their mission of bringing awareness to underappreciated communities...

As a series of photos recounting Ron Kamakas legacy graced the Hilmer Lodge Stadium screen on April 24, Rons smile was brightest when he was seen on the track.

The Leap Home

Joshua Sanchez, Editor In Chief April 28, 2022

With a twinkle in his eye and one of the biggest smiles anyone has ever seen from Honolulu to Irvine, Coach Ron Kamaka is more than a coach. Ron is a man of the Lord, beloved husband to Lynda and an...

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