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Disagreement Over Term “White Supremacy” At Academic Senate Meeting

Fares Abdullah, Staff Reporter June 4, 2021

The Mt. SAC Academic Senate met for their regularly scheduled meeting on June 3 via Zoom to debate on the term “white supremacy” that prompted backlash among faculty offended by the phrase. The Senate...

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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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Academic Senate Debates Test-Proctoring Software

Fares Abdullah, Staff Reporter May 21, 2021

The Mt. SAC Academic Senate met for their regularly scheduled meeting on May 20, via Zoom, to discuss the potential hiring of a controversial test proctoring company, pass a new Fossil Fuel Divestment...

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Catalytic Conveter Thefts On The Rise

Gabby Flores and Jaylen Minnich Hall May 14, 2021

California, alongside many other states, are experiencing spikes in catalytic converter thefts that have left police finding little to no traces of who the thieves might be. Catalytic converters are...

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Newsom Proposes Another $600 Stimulus Check

Jaylen Minnich-Hall, News Editor May 12, 2021

On Monday, Gov. Newsom announced that California has projected a $75.7 billion budget surplus that he proposed to be used to pay Californians another $600 stimulus check alongside other financial assistance. https://twitter.com/GavinNewsom/status/1391461558241292293 The...

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On-Campus COVID-19 Vaccinations Available

Jaylen Minnich-Hall, News Editor May 11, 2021

Via the Mt. SAC Path to Recovery email, Mt. San Antonio College announced their partnership with East Valley Community Health Center to provide on-campus vaccination clinics on Thursday, May 13 and May...

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COVID-19 Town Hall Assures the Safest Return to Campus

Theodora Green, Staff Reporter May 10, 2021

Mt. SAC leadership hosted a virtual COVID-19 Town Hall Thursday afternoon and addressed concerns from community members regarding vaccinations, precautionary measures, classroom instructional planning...

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Academic Senate Champions Project to Uplift Latinx Students

Jianping Cao and Jaylen Minnich Hall May 10, 2021

On Thursday, May 6, 2021, the Mt. SAC Academic Senate held their regularly scheduled meeting via Zoom where they were presented with the progression of the newly achieved Title V grant. This title awards...

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Woman Stabbed to Death in Upland

Jaylen Minnich-Hall, News Editor May 6, 2021

This morning an adult woman was found stabbed to death outside her vehicle in Upland on the 1200 block of Adriana Way; crossroads of 18th Street and Mountain Ave. The Upland Police Department announced...

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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...

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President Biden’s Goals for Free Community College

Fares Abdullah, Staff Reporter April 30, 2021

Joe Biden gave the first joint-session address of his presidency to Congress on Wednesday, April 28, appearing directly at the U.S. capitol to discuss the efforts by the administration in his first 100...

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Getting Back to Business

Aaron Story, Staff Reporter April 27, 2021

Since the beginning of the spring semester, the campus has been functioning at a limited capacity of 20 percent, which has been reserved for specialized health and science programs. In an email message...

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