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The Art of Collecting Comic Books

Photo by Vanessa Feliciano/SAC.Media
"It's not just about what book you get... It's about being a part of something."
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...

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

Salvador Mendoza. Photo by Isaac Le/SAC.Media
Two Mt. SAC students share their experience with COVID-19.
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
Halloween is the one night of the year where it is okay to rot your teeth, stay out late, and be exactly who you want
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...

Being Myself in the Background

Photo illustration by Vanessa Feliciano/SAC.media.
Young college student scurries in the shadows with her asexuality as she can't come out to her family
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...

Dancing Together- Apart

Graphic by Jaylen Minnich-Hall/SAC.Media.
Local dance studio struggles, yet stays afloat during COVID-19
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...

5 Best Local Vegan Restaurants

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Great vegan options are just around the corner.
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...

First Female Welding Instructor Blazes the Trail

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.
Torches burn as Jhin joins the Mt. SAC Welding Program staff
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

A&E Editor Delilah Perez reviews the foodie favorites at the socially distant OC Fair
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

Mt. SAC freshmen bring up the challenges of online schooling during the global pandemic
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...

Mental Health Withers With Us While COVID Carries On

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COVID-19 is wearing away at more than just morale
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...

Pregnancy in Time of COVID-19

Photo illustration by Vanessa Feliciano/SAC.Media
Expectant mother is slammed with suffocating hit after hit during the global pandemic
September 3, 2020

When 19-year-old sociology major Samantha Puerto looked down at her positive pregnancy test she didn’t know that just three months later a global pandemic would severely derail her plans. Puerto’s...

New Student Life Center Expected for 2022

The fall of the WOW Cafe from Mt. SAC Building 26D to make room for the new student center. Photo credit: Abraham Navarro/SAC.Media.
The building, funded by Measure GO, will consist of three floors and have a multi-cultural center
December 4, 2019

The current Student Life Center, located in Building 9C, is open to all students Mondays to Fridays where students can go to relax, study or do homework. In just a few years, a brand new center will be...

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