Police and Campus Safety responded to the report near Building 26.

College Handles Misreported Shooter Situation

Joshua Sanchez, Editor In Chief November 22, 2021

Latest Update: Nov. 22, 8:00 a.m.: Marketing Director Uyen Mai has provided SAC.Media with further information. Members of the Mt. SAC community received an alert around 5:11 p.m. on Nov. 16 regarding...

Graphic by Samantha Acevedo.

Students Torn Between Online, In-Person Classes

Maggie Ho November 15, 2021

After the sudden switch to online classes due to the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, students are now debating on whether to remain online or attend classes in person. Around 63% of U.S. high school students...

User Ballistas image of a catalytic converter on a Saab 9-5.

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Police Chief Warns of Catalytic Converter Thefts

Gabby Flores, News Editor November 12, 2021

The Mt. SAC campus community is urged to report any suspicious activity on campus due to a spike in catalytic converter thefts. Converter thefts are on the rise around the country and have been affecting...

Vice President of Instruction Kelly Fowler gave a report to the Board of Trustees about declining enrollment for their study session on Oct. 16.

Mt. SAC Enrollment Trends Down

Gabby Flores, News Editor October 28, 2021

Student enrollment is down at Mt. SAC as the campus takes steps to create a safe environment as the infectious delta variant takes hold. While coronavirus cases are reaching an all time low as California...

CSEA 262 Second Vice President Brandon Gillett tells the board on Oct. 13 how sitting at the negotiating table has given him the opportunity to hear the experiences of fellow unit members.

Classified Negotiations Struggles Continue

Joshua Sanchez, Editor-In-Chief October 21, 2021

After a month of pleading to the Mt. SAC Board of Trustees, conditions still have not improved for Mt. SAC's CSEA 262 unit members. Last month, CSEA 262 President Robert Stubbe came before the Board...

Adult Basic Education Professor Donna Necke spoke passionately at the Mt. SAC Board of Trustees meeting on Oct. 13 about how her students could not just go online with their home life and technological struggles.

Student Vaccination Requirement Starts Winter 2022, Remains Controversial

Gabby Flores, News Editor October 16, 2021

The Board of Trustees’ resolution on Aug. 13 which required students to be fully vaccinated in order to attend in-person classes for Winter 2022 and Spring 2022, has caused controversy between faculty...

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Academic Senate Found Fraudulent Enrollment Last Spring

Gabby Flores October 14, 2021

Several current students who are enrolled or trying to enroll in online and in-person classes have not been able to do so due to fraudulent enrollments, the Academic Senate found during a report on Sept....

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Faculty Advocate For Uncleared Students

Joshua Sanchez, Editor-In-Chief October 12, 2021

After threats of losing access to in-person classes since Sept. 12, the college sent out emails to faculty members with uncleared students telling them students must be administratively dropped by Oct....

The following all gender restrooms are from Building 9G room 1240, Building 77 room 1010, and Founders Hall.

All Gender Restrooms Are All Back

Joshua Sanchez, Editor-In-Chief October 10, 2021

While the college has followed AB 1732, a 2017 law requiring restrooms that can only be used by one person at a time to be labeled as an all gender restroom, a few issues held the college back from full...

Students ask questions at an information booth outside the Mt. SAC library on Sept. 21.

Clearance Issues Add Stress For Students

Gabby Flores, News Editor October 5, 2021

Due to the college’s decision to require vaccinations or negative COVID-19 tests as of Sept. 12 and the possibility of losing in-person campus services and classes, students have been having trouble...

Image from a slideshow presented to the taskforce on Sept. 24.

Decades Long Discussions Continue On Joe Mountie

Joshua Sanchez, Editor-In-Chief October 3, 2021

After 75 years, the college has a new task force to discuss the appropriateness of the moniker “Mounties” and the mascot of Joe Mountie. Proposals to change the “Kentucky woodsman wearing a racoon...

Graphic by Christie Yeung/SAC.Media

Faculty’s Next Steps With Uncleared Students

Joshua Sanchez, Editor-in-Chief September 30, 2021

Click here for the latest update (Sept. 30). With Mt. SAC’s implementation of the Cleared4 reporting system underway, students testing and vaccination proof is now past due. Protocols and next...

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