Four B-list Holiday Gift Ideas

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It's always good to have a backup to your gift list. Here are four easier ideas than your top-of-the line presents
November 25, 2020

The holiday season is here and it is time to get gifts for people that you care about. If you have not done so already, here is a list of things you might want to consider purchasing. This list will not...

People are Panic Buying Again

Shelves can be seen out of stock at a Food 4 Less in West Covina, CA amid COVID-19 panic buying. Photo credit: Abraham Navarro/SAC.Media.
The recent coronavirus shutdowns are causing a new wave of panic buying
November 23, 2020

Toilet paper, cleaning products and certain food items are being wiped clean in certain areas of the country. The recent coronavirus shutdowns have once again caused wide-spread panic from the public. Washington,...

The Art of Collecting Comic Books

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"It's not just about what book you get... It's about being a part of something."
November 19, 2020

Boxes get lined up ready to be searched through. They’re filled neatly with colorful covers and artwork. No two are identical. Collectors scavenge through each one looking for the one comic book they...

Anti-Racist Campus Discussed at Academic Senate

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As class sizes are still discussed, the Task Force on Racial Justice presents a plan
November 16, 2020

During their regularly scheduled meeting held on Nov. 12, the Mt. SAC Academic Senate debated the class size guideline proposals, discussed the Student Equity Committee goals and function statement and...

DACA Suspension Ruled Unlawful

President Donald J. Trump welcomes Department of Homeland Security Undersecretary Chad Wolf to the Oval Office for Wolf’s ceremonial swearing-in Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, at the White House. 
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A federal judge ruled that Chad Wolf’s suspension of DACA is invalid
November 16, 2020

On Saturday, a federal judge in New York said that Chad Wolf was unlawfully acting as chief of Homeland Security, making his suspension of DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, inoperative. Chad...

California Ballot Updates

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11 days later, propositions and seats are finalized in California
November 14, 2020

California experienced a record number of votes for the general election and it is estimated that 11.2 million ballots were mailed in or dropped off prior to Nov.3. The state finished counting votes for...

Protestors Unsuccessful, Hahn’s Housing Motion Approved Unanimously

Hacienda Heights residents divided, united over controversial homeless project
November 13, 2020

Some residents call the community protests “heartless,” while protestors use similar terms to define Supervisor Janice Hahn’s decision to turn a Motel 6 into a permanent housing structure for the...

Salazar, Serrano Poised To Win School Board Seats

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Local election brings historic change to the Hacienda La Puente Unified School District.
November 13, 2020

For the first time in 50 years, Valinda will have representation. Their representative, for area one, is Stephanie Serrano. Serrano has beaten out two challengers, Patricia Vizcarra and Taro O’ Sullivan. La...

Young and Healthy? Here’s What Catching COVID-19 Is Like.

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Two Mt. SAC students share their experience with COVID-19.
November 13, 2020

Fever, constant fatigue and body aches are symptoms of a COVID-19 infection. Trauma, paranoia and a concern for loved ones are consequences of a COVID-19 recovery. While people younger than 35 are only...

What to Consider when Buying a PC

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Getting a PC is not as simple as one might think. There are decisions to be made.
November 12, 2020

As COVID-19 cases are on the rise again, people will be spending even more time at home. Gaming would be one of many things people can do to stay sane behind walls. You might be one of many that are thinking...

A President With a Plan

President-elect Joe Biden speaking with attendees at the Clark County Democratic Party's 2020 Kick Off to Caucus Gala at the Tropicana Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Feb.15, 2020
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President-elect Joe Biden announced his upcoming plans to handle the coronavirus pandemic.
November 10, 2020

Yesterday, President-elect Joe Biden introduced his new 13-member coronavirus task force consisting of only doctors and health experts which includes Vivek H. Murthy, who served as the surgeon general...

Joe Biden Elected 46th President, Kamala Harris Makes History as First Woman Vice President

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Finally, after four days of mail-in ballots being counted, Biden has emerged victorious.
November 7, 2020

Days after Election Day on Nov. 3, Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Kamala Harris have been announced by several news outlets that they have taken the presidential election and office. While various news outlets...

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