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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...

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Growing Up With Spanish Speaking Parents

Vanessa Feliciano, Somos Editor June 8, 2021

You do the paperwork, make the phone calls, checkout at the grocery store—all just to make life a little simpler. Growing up with parents who don’t speak English very well can be hard for a child....

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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Upcoming Mask Lift Polarizes Californians

Jaylen Minnich-Hall, News Editor May 28, 2021

On May 12, during a live TV interview, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that the mandatory mask mandate in California would be lifted on June 15. “That world [after June 15] looks a lot like the world...

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OPINION: Let Them Play

John Athan, Sports Editor May 18, 2021

Growing up as a teen in the suburbs of Los Angeles, I never had to worry about someone else making a decision for me that could impact my ability to do the things I wanted as a kid—like compete in sports....

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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...

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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,...

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LA Gyms Reopen As County Moves Up Tier

Christy Lin and Jaylen Minnich Hall May 5, 2021

Due to the high rate of COVID-19 cases, Los Angeles County has been at a slower rate to reopen than most of California. However, rates have now dropped enough to allow businesses to reopen indoors, including...

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,...

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Americans Have Picked Up A Drinking Habit For Seltzers

Cesar Gonzalez, Opinion Editor April 27, 2021

Pandemic or not, when it came to alcohol consumption during the summer, it never really stopped. Instead it has become more common as of last year. Summer 2019 was a time before the world was thrown into...

Old posters hang, curled up and sun bleached, blowing in the wind on the boards outside of deserted classrooms at Mt. SAC on Dec. 3, 2020. Photo credit: Abraham Navarro/SAC.Media.

Campus Resembles a Ghost Town Since Pandemic Closure

Jaylen Minnich Hall, Community News Editor January 11, 2021

Flyers with frayed edges from March 2020 pinned to corkboards across campus. Dark deserted halls that echo an eerie silence. Desolate parking lots once filled with cars and students fighting over parking...

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