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West Covina City Council District 4 Council member Ollie Cantos moments before he was sworn into office on Dec. 20, 2022.

New West Covina City Councilman Ollie Cantos talks about tearing down stigmas and disability rights

Ruben Montoya, Opinion Editor February 1, 2023

Defying expectations every step of the way, newly elected West Covina District 4 Councilman Ollie Cantos has brought a breath of fresh air to city hall and has quickly asserted himself as a formidable...

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Native American and indigenous students have a newfound visibility at Mt. SAC

Willy Wang, Staff Reporter December 29, 2022

At the center of Mt. SAC’s campus sits The Equity Center. Room 1132 is the office of professor Dr. Raul Chavez, who is a history of Native Americans professor and a faculty adviser. The office now serves...

Freshman feature: artist and athlete

Freshman feature: artist and athlete

Iris España, Staff Reporter December 7, 2022

The sound of shoes hitting the dirt and gravel at a track meet, a pencil sketching on a canvas paper and the bustling crowd of a Frank & Son sci-fi Collectible Show warehouse are the sounds freshman...

Indie Sleaze: How Tumblr style is making a comeback

Indie Sleaze: How Tumblr style is making a comeback

Brisa Gutierrez, Arts and Entertainment Editor December 1, 2022

Smudged eyeliner. Wild hair. Dark, sheer tights. Mini skirts. Band Tees. Alternative pop music. Night outs. 2014 Tumblr style also known as indie sleaze is making a comeback. Indie sleaze started in...

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How to go from couch potato to a weekend warrior runner

Eddie Ursua, Staff Reporter November 30, 2022

It makes perfect sense that people can easily get complacent with their health when so much of today's society is constantly revolved around screen times and technology. Imagine the possible benefits of...

Campus spotlight: A program preparing students to change lives

Campus spotlight: A program preparing students to change lives

Eddie Ursua, Staff Reporter November 23, 2022

The Addiction Counseling Program changes lives at Mt. SAC by giving students the ability to combine theory and work experience to find an impactful career in an addiction treatment environment. Training...

How to gain a cat’s trust

How to gain a cat’s trust

Lauren Aquino, Features Editor November 16, 2022

Unlike dogs, cats share a different bond with humans; it might be more difficult to get a cat to open up to you. Cats are more sophisticated, considering their capabilities of handling themselves and being...

Black Thursday Group Dance. Courtesy of Umoja Aspire Program

Celebrating Black joy at Mt. SAC

Delila Grubaugh, News Editor November 9, 2022

At Mt. SAC, Black students can find their joy being celebrated every week in the form of a mini block party on campus in front of Building 6. The celebration, known as “Black Thursday,” is an event...

Sun breaks through the clouds on a fall afternoon to shine down on the Cheech.

The Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture creates a permanent home for Chicano art in Riverside

Eddie Ursua, Staff Reporter November 4, 2022

An awe-inspiring, two-story lenticular art piece illuminates the entry of the Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture, which opened this summer in downtown Riverside. It will be one of the nation's...

It’s never a matter of “could I?” or “should I?” Parenthood is one of the most humbling and life changing experiences anyone could experience.

The rose that grew from the concrete: Yasmeen Delgado

Robbie Doctor, Sports Editor November 4, 2022

“My hard work is finally catching up with my timing.” - Future Born in Silver Springs, Maryland, a neighborhood just outside of Washington D.C., Yasmeen Delgado grew up in a single-mother household,...

Nine Filipino sweets and snacks you ought to know

Nine Filipino sweets and snacks you ought to know

Lauren Aquino, Features Editor November 2, 2022

For the foodies out there looking to discover things you never had before, here are some Filipino desserts and snacks that you should definitely try. These snacks can be found in your local Filipino grocery...

Maria Hernandez Figueroa pictured outside her office.

Campus spotlight: The CARE program

Delila Grubaugh, News Editor October 29, 2022

It is no secret that a college education is not easily accessible to all. Whether it be reasons related to one’s cognitive abilities or previous involvement in the military or citizenship status, there...

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