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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...

Ann Inouye outside of her home in Los Angeles, CA. Photo by Monica Inouye/SAC.Media.

Survivor Remembers Pearl Harbor

Monica Inouye, Politics Editor December 7, 2020

On a warm and humid afternoon, a hot breeze blew through the front window, rattled the vertical blinds, then escaped to the back of the house through the screen door. Ann Inouye shuffled to the dining...

Photo by Vanessa Feliciano/SAC.Media

The Art of Collecting Comic Books

Vanessa Feliciano, Features Editor 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...

Salvador Mendoza. Photo by Isaac Le/SAC.Media

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

Monica Inouye, Politics Editor 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...

Halloween is for Devil Horns and Defying Social Norms

Halloween is for Devil Horns and Defying Social Norms

Lana Min, Staff Reporter 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...

Photo illustration by Vanessa Feliciano/SAC.media.

Being Myself in the Background

Vanessa Feliciano, Campus Features Editor 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...

Graphic by Jaylen Minnich-Hall/SAC.Media.

Dancing Together- Apart

Jaylen Minnich Hall, Community Features Editor 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...

Graphic by Jaylen Minnich/SAC.Media.

5 Best Local Vegan Restaurants

Jaylen Minnich Hall, Community Features Editor 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...

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.

First Female Welding Instructor Blazes the Trail

Vanessa Feliciano, Campus Features Editor 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...

OC Fair Drive-Thru Experience and Review

Delilah Perez, Arts & Entertainment Editor September 18, 2020

SAC Media’s Arts and Entertainment editor, Delilah Perez gives an inside look at the OC Fair Food Drive-Thru from the comfort, and safety, of her car. Perez tries various foods from different vendors...

Starting College is Tough Enough, but the Class of 2020 Barely Even Got To Graduate

Vanessa Feliciano, Campus Features Editor September 11, 2020

Starting college can be challenging, but starting college during a global pandemic can feel next to impossible. For Vivian Soza, Edward Zhang, An Ha, and Mehak Verma, making the transition from high school...

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Mental Health Withers With Us While COVID Carries On

Jaylen Minnich Hall, Community Features Editor September 11, 2020

As we pass the six-month mark of COVID-19 lockdown measures, many are struggling with their mental health as a result of the ongoing extension of social distancing measures and confinement. According...

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