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Memories of My Mother’s Visits From China

Jianping Cao, Staff Reporter July 6, 2021

Every day at around 2:30 to 3:00 p.m. is the time that my mother, who is 93, calls me on WeChat, and we see each other on our cell phones. It is the happiest moment for me to know that I still have a mother...

Studying Safely With Outdoor Study Hall

Studying Safely With Outdoor Study Hall

Kristen Sanchez, Features Editor June 7, 2021

After a year of online schooling, Mt SAC Student Services offered up an outdoor study all throughout the Spring semester that has continued through finals week. Servicing over 200 students, the outdoor...

Girls Wear Pink

Girls Wear Pink

Kristen Sanchez, Community News Editor June 1, 2021

On a foggy morning walk to school, 13-year-old Lauren Vargas saw something that changed her life forever. Walking to class on the cracked pavement, hopping over curbs and stepping on every individual fallen...

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EOPS Helps College Students Reach Their Dreams

Stephanie Lopez, Staff Reporter May 26, 2021

Extended Opportunity Programs and Services, also known as EOPS, focuses on equipping academically disadvantaged students with the tools they need such as priority registration, counseling, textbook vouchers,...

Death of Community Advocate Leaves City in Mourning

Death of Community Advocate Leaves City in Mourning

Kristen Sanchez, Features Editor May 17, 2021

Reserved, respectful and relentless are words that reflect just a small portion of who Shirley Buchanan was in all her endeavors to better the community she lived in for over 60 years. Always taking diligent...

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Local Food Drive Feeds Thousands

Jianping Cao, Staff Reporter May 13, 2021

On Wednesday, May 5, Los Angeles County and Los Angeles Regional Food Bank provided Valinda Regional Drive-Through Food Distribution to give 1,600 families boxes of food. With food boxes worth about $75...

American labor activist and co-founder of the United Farm Workers of America (UFW) Dolores Huerta speaks on stage during a UFW rally, California, 1975 or 1976. She wears a poncho with the UFW logo. (Photo by Cathy Murphy/Getty Images)

Latinas Who Made a Difference: Dolores Huerta

Vanessa Feliciano, Campus Features Editor May 13, 2021

Her voice is small, but her “Sí, se puede” was heard around the nation; her relentlessness and courage changed the lives of thousands. Yet, her story is often overshadowed by the work of her partner—Cesar...

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Hispanics are Hesitant to Get the Vaccine

Vanessa Feliciano, Somos Editor May 7, 2021

During these unimaginable times many people have faced hardships, and that is no different in the Hispanic community. Even though Hispanics have been one of the hardest-hit communities during the pandemic,...

Predicting Summer Fashion Trends

Predicting Summer Fashion Trends

Kristen Sanchez, Features Editor May 6, 2021

Dressing up your loungewear is the name of the game this season. As we transition out of those sweatpant-quarantine days I predict we will find ourselves desperately wanting to dress up to fight our natural...

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U.S. Agencies Spying On Muslim Americans During Prayer

Fares Abdullah, Staff Reporter April 30, 2021

On Feb. 18, 2021, 18 progressive members of the House of Representatives signed a letter to Defense Secretary Loyd Austin and Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines inquiring whether the United...

Seeking Mental Help on Campus: A surge during a global pandemic.

Seeking Mental Help on Campus: A surge during a global pandemic.

Megan Cansino, Copyeditor April 28, 2021

The year 2020 has thrown many difficulties to normal life for everyone across the globe. There have been trials and tribulations attributed to personal life, work life and, to the vast majority of a students,...

Vchos Serves Salvadoran Food With an LA Twist

Vchos Serves Salvadoran Food With an LA Twist

Kristen Sanchez, Feature Editor April 22, 2021

In the past, we’ve relied on food trucks at concert venues, fair parking lots or music festivals; but in a time where indoor dining has been restricted, we can still rely on these roaming restaurants...

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