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Opinion: 5 things that make you a horrible neighbor

Christie Yeung, Managing Editor January 27, 2023

I strongly believe that everyone will encounter at least one neighbor who would do one of the things I am about to list below. It is not that I don’t have faith in humanity but simply because some people...

Decisions, decisions, decisions. It can be overwhelming, but you cant run from them forever. Photo courtesy Jeremy Brooks/Flickr

Opinion: Indecisiveness – my biggest pet peeve

Robbie Doctor, Staff Reporter January 13, 2023

People who constantly change their minds and are indecisive about everything should never make decisions. Sounds harsh, but reality check: indecision is detrimental to your health. The impact of...

A sign notifying students of possible drug inspections at Rosemont Middle School, La Crescenta, CA. Fentanyl overdoses among youth have surged in 2022. Photo courtesy Cory Doctorow/Flickr

Opinion: Local news coverage on the fentanyl crisis is failing

Ruben Montoya, Opinion Editor December 30, 2022

For many years, local news in Southern California has been characterized by its unique Hollywood touch, oftentimes leading the news broadcasts to become a spectacle in and of themselves. Local news broadcasts...

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Top 5 Christmas songs

Brisa Gutierrez, Social Media Manager December 23, 2022

Whether you love the classics or new age hits, there is no denying that music is what makes the holidays the holidays. Here are my top five Christmas song choices in order. No. 5 Snowman - Sia While...

Staff picks: Holiday gift ideas

Staff picks: Holiday gift ideas

Staff December 19, 2022

  Shopping for loved ones can be a difficult task. As the holiday season kicks into full gear, here are some gift recommendations from our editors. Bev by Black + Decker This one is for those...

‘Tis the season for lots of giving. The Mt. SAC family knows this all too well. In high festive spirits, it’s all hands on deck to ensure the families have all of their gifts and donations set for next week’s event.

Mt. SAC’s 26th annual Adopt a Family is brightening the holidays

Delila Grubaugh and Robbie Doctor December 13, 2022

Historically, the holidays have been dubbed as being “the season of giving.” With this sentiment in mind, Mt. SAC’s CARE program will continue its tradition hosting the Adopt a Family event. This...

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...

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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...

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Opinion: Homicide isn’t hot

Delila Grubaugh, News Editor November 18, 2022

A 79-year-old woman was sleeping peacefully in her home in Los Angeles before a six-inch hunting knife plunged into her chest and she woke up screaming. She was silenced when her throat was slashed so...

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...

A variety of flavored Juul pods. The FDA banned the sale of Juul products in June, however Juul products continue to be sold as the company appeals the decision. Courtesy of Vaping360/Flickr

Opinion: Proposition 31 is a modern-day Prohibition

Ruben Montoya, Opinion Editor November 4, 2022

One of many propositions on the ballot for the Nov. 8 midterm elections is Proposition 31, which if a majority vote yes, would prohibit the sale of flavored tobacco products statewide, including “fruity”...

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