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‘Tis the season for lots of giving. The Mt. SAC family knows this all too well. In high festive spirits, it’s all hands on deck to ensure the families have all of their gifts and donations set for next week’s event.

Mt. SAC’s 26th annual Adopt a Family is brightening the holidays

Delila Grubaugh and Robbie Doctor December 13, 2022

Historically, the holidays have been dubbed as being “the season of giving.” With this sentiment in mind, Mt. SAC’s CARE program will continue its tradition hosting the Adopt a Family event. This...

Academic Senate addresses recent concerns surrounding racial intolerance and sexual harassment

Academic Senate addresses recent concerns surrounding racial intolerance and sexual harassment

Brisa Gutierrez, Social Media Manager December 7, 2022

The Academic Senate met Dec. 1, where members spoke about condemning antisemitism reaffirming anti-racism, supporting Associated Students and rebuking sexual harassment. The Associated Students are...

Former Mt. SAC employee identified as suspect in killing of campus driver

Former Mt. SAC employee identified as suspect in killing of campus driver

Bryan Jimenez, Editor in Chief December 1, 2022

This story was updated at 7:20 p.m. on Dec. 2. The suspect behind yesterday's fatal pedestrian-vehicle collision has been identified as 38-year-old former Mt. SAC employee and student James E. Milliken,...

GameFest 2019. Via Jeffrey George/Mt. SAC

Preview: Mt. SAC’s GameFest to showcase animation and gaming projects

Eddie Ursua, Staff Reporter November 27, 2022

Mt. SAC’s Animation and Gaming program will come together on Tuesday, Nov. 29, in Building 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for GameFest, an annual campus event that showcases the programs and puts a spotlight...

Maria Hernandez Figueroa with student during 2021 EOPS/CARE Baby Pop-up.

CARE program and CalWORKS to host EOPS/CARE Baby Pop-up

Delila Grubaugh, News Editor November 17, 2022

This Friday, Mt. SAC’s EOPS/CARE program will be hosting EOPS/CARE Baby Pop-up, an event that is in the form of a donation drive and pick up, will be making its second appearance at Mt. SAC and will...

Tazbah Chavez speaks at Mt. SAC

Student Equity Speaker Series: Tazbah Chavez discusses her roots and writing inspiration

Bryan Jimenez, Editor in Chief November 11, 2022

On Nov. 1, as part of Mt. SAC’s Student Equity Speaker Series, Tazbah Chavez, who has directing and writing credits on the film “Your Name Isn’t English” and shows “Reservation Dogs,” “Rutherford...

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Free flu vaccines available at Mt. SAC

Gabby Flores, Staff Reporter October 18, 2022

Mt. SAC’s Student Health Center has partnered with Kaiser to offer free flu shots available to students, employees and the surrounding communities. The on-campus clinic will be accessible on Tuesday,...

Library adds over 1200 books to ethnic studies collection

Library adds over 1200 books to ethnic studies collection

Bryan Jimenez, Editor in Chief September 29, 2022

In time for the debut of new ethnic studies courses, Mt. SAC’s library has strengthened its catalog in the academic disciplines with 1,235 new books and e-books which are readily available for student...

Scroggins sitting in his office in Mt. SAC Founders Hall

Mt. SAC president to retire after 49 years in higher education

Delila Grubaugh, News Editor September 26, 2022

After 11 years of dedication, Mt. SAC President and CEO Dr. Bill Scroggins, 74, will be retiring at the end of this academic year. Scroggins had submitted his intent to retire back in July, and this...

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Salary revision shelved after interpreters ask for reconsideration

Bryan Jimenez, Editor in Chief September 21, 2022

An agenda item on the Sept. 14 Board of Trustees meeting consent calendar was removed for further consideration after several faculty members spoke against it during public comments. The item, a revision...

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Mt. SAC approves bachelor’s degree in histotechnology

Christie Yeung, Managing Editor September 20, 2022

During the Board of Trustees meeting on Sept. 14, professor of anatomy and physiology, microbiology and public health Carmen Rexach and professor of histotechnology Jennifer MacDonald gave a persuasive...

Little Joe (left) and Joe Mountie (right). Photo courtesy of the Mascot Task Force.

Mt. SAC mascot Joe Mountie to be replaced after 76 years

Bryan Jimenez, Editor in Chief September 19, 2022

A motion to remove and replace Mt. SAC’s long-serving mascot, Joe Mountie, was officially approved by Mt. SAC’s Board of Trustees on Sept. 14. Earlier this year, after 18 months of research and meetings,...

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