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Academic Senate Discussed Class Sizes, Catalog Rights and Land Acknowledgments

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Christie Yeung, Gaming & Tech Editor

September 18, 2020

The Academic Senate met for their regularly scheduled meeting through Zoom on Sept. 17 to discuss several issues that included class size recommendations, changes on catalog rights, and land acknowledgments. During this meeting, class size guidelines were addressed by the Class Size Task Force to focus on goals suc...

Mountie Mentor Meeting to Continue Online Amid Global Pandemic

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Kristen Sanchez, Campus News Editor

September 14, 2020

On Thursday Sept. 10, the Mt. SAC Equity Center kicked off its first Mountie Mentor meeting of the fall semester over Zoom with more than 100 student and faculty participants. The program began in the 2019 school year hoping to provide students with a place to connect, build community and find resources...

Student Resources for Meeting Mountie Needs

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Cesar Gonzalez, Community News Editor

September 7, 2020

Pandemics, among other global disasters, can strike at any given moment. “I don’t think it’s super crucial as long as you have someone in your household who is able to acquire more resources,” Isaac Le, 18, communications major said. For those that don’t, Mt. SAC has a variety of different...

Mt. SAC Board of Trustees Candidates Address Racial Injustice

From left to right, Trustee member Rosanne M. Bader, M.S., President and CEO William T. Scroggins, Ph.D., Trustee member Manuel Baca, Ph.D., Trustee member Jay F. Chen during Board of Trustees meeting in Building 10, Founders Hall on Wednesday, May 9, 2020. Photo Credit: Hernandez Coke/SAC.Media.

Monica Inouye, Politics Editor

September 3, 2020

Candidates vying for a seat on the Mt. SAC Board of Trustees on Friday were struck with a question from the public regarding racial injustice in a public Zoom forum: what is the role of the Board of Trustees in addressing issues of racial injustice and how can Mt. SAC effectively addresses the issues?...

Judge Rules UC to Drop Use of SAT and ACT for Admission and Scholarships

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Cesar Gonzalez, Campus News Editor

September 2, 2020

Under a preliminary injunction issued by an Alameda County Superior Court Judge, the University of California must suspend the use of SAT and ACT test scores for admissions and scholarships immediately. The ruling cited that the use of standardized test scores are broadly biased and is unfavorable to st...

Classes During COVID, What You Need To Know

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Riley Martinez, Campus News Editor

August 24, 2020

Today marks the beginning of a completely online year of college classes for students attending Mt. SAC and colleges across the country. As the semester begins students nationwide are embarking on what may be their most challenging academic year. This is the case at Mt. SAC, where there are many uncer...

Transfer Center Offers Assistance Ahead of Approaching Deadlines

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Jaylen Minnich Hall, Community Life Editor

August 23, 2020

The deadline for most students to submit their UC spring 2021 application is Aug. 31. Some campuses/majors will accept applications after Aug. 31 and may have different deadlines for international students and veterans.  Mt. SAC's Transfer Center is offering application assistance via Zoom from Aug. 28 through Aug. 31. Students may find further informa...

California Re-closes

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Katie Priddy

July 14, 2020

With a rising number of COVID-19 cases, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced more statewide restrictions on Monday. This includes the closure of indoor dining, indoor malls, zoos, museums, gyms, hair salons, indoor church services and nonessential offices. This closure is following the previous reopening announced...

Another On Campus Employee Confirmed Positive with COVID-19

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Abraham Navarro

July 14, 2020

On July 13, Mt. SAC sent out a health alert stating that another on-campus employee had learned that they were confirmed positive with COVID-19 this weekend. According to the alert, the employee was last on campus on July 6, and began experiencing symptoms on July 7. The employee is currently self-isolating...

Students, Faculty Demand Action

MEChA de Mt. SAC member Pedro Mariano Gonzalez speaks at Mt. SAC on October 14, 2019. Photo credit: Abraham Navarro/SAC.Media.

Delilah Perez, Vivian Soza, Kristen Sanchez, Vivian Fernandez, Kim Ramirez, and Farhaan Pathan

July 10, 2020

The Mt. SAC Board of Trustees met at its regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday on YouTube and were bombarded with public comments about the issue of systemic racism at Mt. SAC. Students brought up the college’s lack of classes on ethnic and gender studies and the lack of diversity in faculty h...

Pandemic Campus Update

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Katie Priddy

July 10, 2020

As the U.S. is seeing another spike in Coronavirus cases nationwide, Mt. SAC is keeping up precautions in order to keep staff and students safe by limiting campus access and continuing most classes online for the Fall. “Only those employees considered essential are permitted on campus,” said Jill...

Mt. SAC Football Player Murdered, Roommate charged

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Jesse Espitia

July 4, 2020

The man suspected of allegedly shooting Jamal “Tank” Goodman was arrested on June 24 in Saint George, Utah and ABC4 News has reported that the suspect been charged with first degree murder. He remains in custody and is scheduled to make an initial appearance in 5th District Court Friday at 1:30 p...

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