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Mt. SAC Early College Academy: Safe, small and exclusive

Gilbert Mata, Staff Reporter May 31, 2023

Tucked away off Rio Verde Drive in West Covina, California, sits Mt. SAC Early College Academy, where students can earn college credit while completing high school. Students who wish to enroll must...

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Finals season: Mt. SAC students talk stress and classes

Ada Li, Staff Reporter May 31, 2023

With finals looming, the months of May and June are some of the most stressful times for students. According to a Gallup report, 44% of associate degree students and 36% of bachelor's degree students...

I am not a “model minority.” I am me.

I am not a “model minority.” I am me.

Ehvan Fennell, Life & Culture Editor May 30, 2023

The month of May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. It recognizes the influence of Asian American and Pacific Islander culture, history and achievements across the United States. In...

Time to kiss this Southern stain away and welcome a new attraction for families to enjoy. Via Disney.

Say goodbye to Splash Mountain

Robbie Doctor, Staff Reporter May 30, 2023

We are counting down the final days of one of Disneyland’s iconic park staples. Disney announced that Splash Mountain in both Disney World and Disneyland would be reimagined into a new attraction...

A dazed kitten.

Tips for taking care of kittens during kitten season

Ada Li, Staff Reporter May 30, 2023

Although “kitten Season” can’t be found in a traditional calendar, it comes every spring. For different reasons, many kittens are abandoned by their mothers, starve to death or are victims of other...

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 via Steam.

Opinion: The faithful COD community is pissed and rightfully so

Ehvan Fennell, Life & Culture Editor May 30, 2023

It's time to skip out on buying the new Call of Duty every year and see that Activision is only here for your money. Don't feel bad for a multi-million dollar company that is riddled with multiple micro...

A firefighter teaching children how to use a fire extinguisher.

Summer is coming: How to prepare for the fire season

Ada Li, Staff Reporter May 30, 2023

Because of California’s dry climate, wildfires occur frequently in the summer, causing loss of lives, property and more. According to Cal Fire, in 2022, there were 7,490 wildfires that destroyed 876...

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Opinion: Why you should join a labor union

Diego Fernandez, Staff Reporter May 26, 2023

In our society, corporate greed has caused rampant inflation, the average working class American is struggling to pay their bills and real wages have stagnated since the 1960s, all the while corporate...

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Mt. SAC supports students during finals

Jalyn Brooks, Staff Reporter May 26, 2023

On May 17, Mt. SAC’s Student Health Services hosted a DeStress Fest for students to alleviate the stresses of finals. DeStress Fest’s self-care activity stations included DIY aromatherapy lotions...

Part 1: Who let the pets out?

Part 1: Who let the pets out?

Ehvan Fennell, Lifestyle and Culture Editor May 24, 2023

Pets are treated as if they were members of the family – and that's because they are. Even if there are security cameras stationed to monitor the pet’s every move to prevent them from destroying...

Student-made paper koinobori hanging within the Equity Center.

Tango no Sekku: Cultural celebration series

Ehvan Fennell, Lifestyle and Culture Editor May 23, 2023

May 5 is Tango no Sekku, also known as Boy’s Day or “double fifth,” one of five seasonal Japanese festivals influenced by Chinese customs that was held every year since the Nara period, a historic...

Various food stalls at the Filipino Night Market. Via Hajin Kim.

Filipino Night Market brings the community together in Walnut

Adam Young, Staff Reporter May 23, 2023

Located at the intersection of Amar Road and Nogales Street, the vibrant Filipino Night Market in Walnut, California, united the Filipino community over delicious traditional food, lively music and shared...

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