Campus spotlight: Time for a mental break

Campus spotlight: Time for a mental break

Joshua Eastman, Staff Reporter September 28, 2022

Fall semester has begun, the campus is bustling with life and you and your fellow students are enjoying life, until homework, anxiety and other pressures weigh on your shoulders and lead to stress and...

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...

I guess you can call the cupboards above my stove a bottle graveyard for empty or mostly empty bottles I’ve had recently. Once it’s filled up, I empty it out and start anew.

Love me some celebrity spirits

Robbie Doctor, Sports Editor September 23, 2022

“Whatcha drinkin on? Jagerbombs! Lemondrops! Buttery Nipples! Jello Shots! Kamikaze Rewindin'! F— all that s—! Get me some gin!” - Lil Jon. Hey! I’m back, but this time with a spin on our...

Three boba shops for late night cravings

Three boba shops for late night cravings

Lauren Aquino, Features Editor September 21, 2022

For those late nights out with friends or those all-nighters dedicated to doing homework, here are some recommended boba shops that remain open at later hours for convenience and enjoyment. Summerfield...

La Mesa Winery has some of the best varietals of Zinfandels, Rosés, and Merlots

Bubbles For Your Troubles

Robbie Doctor, Sports Editor September 15, 2022

“Pour up, drank! Head shot, drank! Sit down, drank! Stand up, drank! Pass out, drank! Wake up, drank! Faded, drank! Faded, drank!” – Kendrick Lamar. Before you listen to what I have to say, allow...

NARCAN Saves Lives

NARCAN Saves Lives

Delila Grubaugh, News Editor September 7, 2022

In March 2020, the commotion of the COVID-19 pandemic had many overlook a silent epidemic sweeping the nation. From March 2020 to March 2021, there were over 96,000 drug overdose deaths in the United States,...

Pictured above is Taemins teaser poster for his debut album Press It- The 1st Mini Album. Photo courtesy of SM Entertainment

SHINee’s Taemin and the Terms of Sexuality, Identity and Self-Forgiveness

Samantha Acevedo, Arts and Entertainment Editor August 31, 2022

In an industry that has remained largely conservative, K-pop star Lee Taemin has been a force to be reckoned with. Evidently, most K-pop groups have released songs revolving around love interests and story...

Graphic by Andie Kalinowski.

The Detours to Success

Jonathan Flores August 3, 2022

It was a warm and breezy afternoon. The smell of freshly cut grass combined with the scent of Santa Barbara coastal water seeped through the whole campus. The trees whistled as the wind blew through the...

Graphic by Andie Kalinowski.

Is Selling Explicit Content Online Worth it?

Daniel Morroquin July 13, 2022

"In the olden days, this woman would’ve been tied to a stake and burned to death.” This soundbite has been trending on social media in recent weeks. It usually plays under a quick video of someone...

Henry Diltz presents a photographic slideshow at the Founders Hall on June 1

Looking Through The Lens of a Prolific Rock Photographer

Bryan Jimenez, News Editor July 4, 2022

Boasting a remarkable portfolio that includes immortalizing the Doors’ “Morrison Hotel” album cover and Jimi Hendrix’s rendition of the “The Star-Spangled Banner,” Henry Diltz has cemented...

At every sprint and every meet, including the Beach Opener on March 4, Ilias Garcia carries the mantle of the fastest community college runner in the world.

The Chosen One

Robbie Doctor June 30, 2022

What can you do in 10.16 seconds? Tie your shoes? For Ilias Garcia, that’s more than enough time to run 100 meters. Garcia ran a 10.16 earlier this year at the Cal State LA Invitational on February...

Angelic Belcina raises her camera to begin a nature photoshoot.

Life Behind The Lens

Louise Vegas June 29, 2022

Angelic Belcina took inspiration from the sidelines, observing the way her dad captured the new restaurant's bright lights and the beautiful plating of appetizing food set on the table. At that moment,...

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