The World Series Win Has Me Bleeding Dodger Blue

Dodgers fans stand on top of cars and celebrate at the intersection of Flower Street and 11th Avenue near the Staples Center on Oct. 29, 2020. The Los Angeles Dodgers won game six of the World Series against the Tampa Bay Rays, the first time the Dodgers won since 1988. Photo credit: Abraham Navarro/SAC.Media.
Game 2 was the first full ball game I ever sat through. And now I'm that much closer to my Dodger spirit than I was before
November 20, 2020

This was my first World Series as a baseball fan. I sat down to watch Game 2 of the World Series as my first full game of baseball, and it was the hook that kept me there. After learning that the...

The Art of Collecting Comic Books

Photo by Vanessa Feliciano/SAC.Media
"It's not just about what book you get... It's about being a part of something."
November 19, 2020

Boxes get lined up ready to be searched through. They’re filled neatly with colorful covers and artwork. No two are identical. Collectors scavenge through each one looking for the one comic book they...

Young and Healthy? Here’s What Catching COVID-19 Is Like.

Salvador Mendoza. Photo by Isaac Le/SAC.Media
Two Mt. SAC students share their experience with COVID-19.
November 13, 2020

Fever, constant fatigue and body aches are symptoms of a COVID-19 infection. Trauma, paranoia and a concern for loved ones are consequences of a COVID-19 recovery. While people younger than 35 are only...

Being a Student, Parent, and Teacher in One

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Some parents have been forced to double as their child's teacher while being in school themselves.
November 9, 2020

You sit down to write an essay and as your computer opens, your child screams your name and asks for help on a math problem you haven't looked at since you were their age. After Google helps you answer...

Students Stressed as Election Wears On

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While votes are still being counted in key battleground states, students find themselves glued to the news
November 6, 2020

Following Tuesday's election, viewers nationwide are clinging to their televisions, awaiting results. Battleground states of North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Arizona and Nevada hang in the balance. The...

Halloween is for Devil Horns and Defying Social Norms

Halloween is for Devil Horns and Defying Social Norms
Halloween is the one night of the year where it is okay to rot your teeth, stay out late, and be exactly who you want
October 29, 2020

Halloween is the best holiday of them all, because of the costumes, unlimited candy, thrill of getting scared, staying out past curfew and people's sense of belonging in a community. When I was 10, I would...

A Second Chance

Photo courtesy of Brandon Orselli
A car crash nearly took his life, but also gave Brandon Orselli time to reflect.
October 23, 2020

The rain was pouring down on the freeway right outside of Philadelphia. It was two months ago, and Brandon Orselli was making his way toward the house that he and his wife were buying. Tests were being...

Being Myself in the Background

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Young college student scurries in the shadows with her asexuality as she can't come out to her family
October 16, 2020

Hiding a big secret from family can strain every aspect of life. For Business Administration major Megan Stevens, 20, hiding a part of herself has become part of her daily life. Stevens is gender fluid...

Dancing Together- Apart

Graphic by Jaylen Minnich-Hall/SAC.Media.
Local dance studio struggles, yet stays afloat during COVID-19
October 16, 2020

Whether it be in person or online, Belle Maturo owner and director of Perfect Pointe Dance has found ways to keep her small business afloat during the harsh circumstances of COVID-19. As a registered...

5 Best Local Vegan Restaurants

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Great vegan options are just around the corner.
October 8, 2020

Culturally, veganism has become more mainstream because of the outpour of animal rights activism and health benefits. With this popularity, many vegan exclusive restaurants have appeared and many restaurants...

Counselor Mentor Students With Mindfulness

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Professor helps students and faculty through meditation
October 6, 2020

Whether it's in the classroom or online, Adjunct Professor and counselor Andrea Torres is always willing to help not only her students but also faculty members. “I always love to connect with students,...

First Female Welding Instructor Blazes the Trail

Adjunct welding professor Bella Jhin, 31, fires up a torch at Mt. SAC's welding building on Sept 25, 2020. Photo credit: Abraham Navarro/SAC.Media.
Torches burn as Jhin joins the Mt. SAC Welding Program staff
October 2, 2020

Eight years ago she took a seat in a classroom not knowing she would find her passion and make history by teaching that exact course. On the first day of the 2020 Fall semester, adjunct professor, Bella...

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