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Luis Mendoza receives his vaccine at Mt. SAC on April 8 2021. Photo credit: Abraham Navarro/SAC.Media.

State Vaccinations Open Next Week

Jaylen Minnich Hall, News Editor April 9, 2021

California has announced that every resident 16 and up will be able to receive the Coronavirus vaccine starting April 15. Right now most of the state is only allowing essential workers, high risk individuals,...

Here's What it's Like to Get the Vaccine

Here’s What it’s Like to Get the Vaccine

Cesar Gonzalez, Opinion Editor March 8, 2021

In December of last year, the COVID-19 vaccine was approved for immediate use for those in need. Since then, there have been three vaccines in total made available for distribution by Moderna, Pfizer and...

Graphic by Jaylen Minnich/SAC. Media

Academic Senate Planning for Fall 2021 On Campus

Jaylen Minnich-Hall, News Editor March 5, 2021

Yesterday the Academic Senate held their regularly scheduled meeting via zoom, where they discussed the fall semester schedule and a new ethnic studies requirement. The Student Preparation Equity and Achievement...

Photo from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Vaccine Rollout Aids in Return to Campus

Kristen Sanchez, Features Editor February 22, 2021

As COVID-19 vaccines roll out more details about the return to in-person classes in the fall unfold but many specifics are subject to change and continue to be under controversy. “Mt. SAC is planning...

U.S. Senator Kamala Harris speaking with attendees at the 2019 National Forum on Wages and Working People hosted by the Center for the American Progress Action Fund and the SEIU at the Enclave in Las Vegas, Nevada posted by Gage Skidmore on flickr.

Covid Relief Bill One Step Closer to Passing

Jaylen Minnich Hall, News Editor February 6, 2021

Yesterday, both chambers of congress took the procedural step of passing the budget resolution that would allow the passage of the $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief package. This resolution is not the actual...

Photo of Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley with Bernie Sanders from his viral photo in the background from public teleconference on Jan 26.

Chancellor Urges Students to Fill Out FAFSA and CADAA

Monica Inouye, Politics Editor January 28, 2021

California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz-Oakley held a teleconference on Tuesday to discuss financial assistance available for students impacted by the coronavirus. The latest stimulus package...

Governor Gavin Newsom speaking with attendees at the 2019 California Democratic Party State Convention at the George R. Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California. Posted on Wikimedia Commons by user Gage Skidmore.

Stay-At-Home Order Lifted

Christie Yeung, Gaming & Tech Editor January 25, 2021

Today, Gov. Newsom announced that the five regions of California are no longer in the stay-at-order effective immediately. Four-week ICU capacity projections in the three regions still under the order...

By U.S. Secretary of Defense

LA County Begins Distributing Vaccinations

Christie Yeung, Gaming & Tech Editor January 18, 2021

Los Angeles County is the first county in the United States to reach more than 1 million COVID-19 cases. As of Jan. 17, there have been 1,014,662 cases and 13,848 recorded deaths. On Jan. 16, the Los...

Where are the Free Access Textbooks?

Where are the Free Access Textbooks?

Christie Yeung, Gaming & Tech Editor January 16, 2021

Because of the pandemic and transition to online learning, many students were given free eBook access in spring 2020. But Mt. SAC President and CEO Bill Scroggins said Mt. SAC never provided free textbooks...

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...

Shelves can be seen out of stock at a Food 4 Less in West Covina, California amid COVID-19 panic buying on March 15, 2020. Photo credit: Abraham Navarro/SAC.Media.

People are Panic Buying Again

Jaylen Minnich Hall, News Editor November 23, 2020

Toilet paper, cleaning products and certain food items are being wiped clean in certain areas of the country. The recent coronavirus shutdowns have once again caused wide-spread panic from the public. Washington,...

Graphic by Isaac Le/SAC.Media

Opinion: The Hypocrisy of Party-boy Newsom

Cesar Gonzalez, News Editor November 23, 2020

Who would've thought that Gov. Newsom would go as far as to violate his very own COVID-19 restrictions? An “emergency brake” was issued by Newsom last Monday, that said 40 California counties were...

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