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Don’t Stop and Settle, You Are More!

Nathanial Ross January 20, 2022

“I want to do it all. I want to learn a lot of stuff,” Villegas said. “Live it out, man! Life is too short.” Matthew Villegas, 24, grew up in a very strict Hispanic household that embedded in...

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Free Covid-19 At-Home Test Website Launches Early

Gabby Flores, News Editor January 19, 2022

A new COVID-19 website called COVIDtests.gov launched early on Nov. 18 allowing for early access to those looking to receive free COVID-19 test kits at home. The website launched by the Biden administration,...

The Havens location in Pomona as seen on Jan. 12

The Music Man of Pomona

Alexander Ruiz January 13, 2022

From volunteering at music venues to having his own start at music festivals, Victor Tessier is shaping Pomona into a city for local artists. Tessier, 18, has his own music venue called, The Haven, which...

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Gov. Newsom’s Budget Proposes Health Care For All

Gabby Flores, News Editor January 12, 2022

Gov. Gavin Newsom released his 2022-23 state budget proposal in the form of a California blueprint, which aims to tackle some of California’s greatest threats. The blueprint is outlined with five different...

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Men Drop Out In Large Numbers

Bryan Jimenez January 7, 2022

Men all over the country are turning away from higher education at increasing rates, underscoring a downward trend that began in the ‘70s. According to the National Student Clearinghouse, a nonprofit...

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A Little Place Like Home

Victor Fabian January 6, 2022

As soon as you walk into Fonda Don Chon, the scent of cheesy enchiladas hits your nose. Then you hear the sounds of different conversations from tables all around the restaurant and see the rush of waiters...

Squad cars gather at the end of Mt. SAC Way blocking the entrance to campus on Jan. 4.

All Clear Follows Campus Evacuation, Bomb Threat Investigation

Joshua Sanchez and Christie Yeung January 4, 2022

Update: Jan. 4, 8:00 p.m.: This situation has since been resolved and classes resume as normal on Wednesday. More information on the all clear below. Mt. SAC evacuated the college as a precautionary...

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Taskforce Members Discuss Starting Over After Presentation

Joshua Sanchez, Editor In Chief January 3, 2022

As pressure mounted in December when some in the Academic Senate called for more transparency from the Mascot and Moniker Taskforce, the group is now reconsidering both of its discussion items. While...

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My Texan Home Away From Home

Megan Cansino December 30, 2021

Fresh hot food was brought to our table every visit. The steam from the hot plates called for our attention; plate after plate was cleared from everything that occupied it just minutes before. The loud...

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Walnut Adjusts Residential Waste Rates

Gabby Flores, News Editor December 16, 2021

The Walnut City Council discussed and approved an adjusted waste rate with Valley Vista Services on Dec. 8. In short, the motion called for a one time increase of 9.36% for residents and 3.93% to the Consumer...

The Pomona city council chambers remain empty as meetings continue to be held via Zoom.

Pomona Accepts Funds For Homeless Shelter

Gabby Flores, News Editor December 14, 2021

The Pomona City Council has adopted and passed a resolution accepting $396,025 from the Tri City Mental Health Center Governing Board on Dec. 6. These funds are earmarked to reserve 31 crisis beds at the...

Hacienda La Puente Unified School District board member Anthony Duarte reads the agenda in a meeting before the pandemic.

Board Member Slammed For Getting Paid On Vacation

Joshua Sanchez, Editor In Chief December 10, 2021

While some may consider it petty, some residents and board members felt it showed a bad precedent. Hacienda La Puente Unified School District board members voted in a 2-2-1 vote to approve compensation...

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