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Memories of My Mother’s Visits From China

Jianping Cao, Staff Reporter July 6, 2021

Every day at around 2:30 to 3:00 p.m. is the time that my mother, who is 93, calls me on WeChat, and we see each other on our cell phones. It is the happiest moment for me to know that I still have a mother...

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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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Local Food Drive Feeds Thousands

Jianping Cao, Staff Reporter May 13, 2021

On Wednesday, May 5, Los Angeles County and Los Angeles Regional Food Bank provided Valinda Regional Drive-Through Food Distribution to give 1,600 families boxes of food. With food boxes worth about $75...

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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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Hispanics are Hesitant to Get the Vaccine

Vanessa Feliciano, Somos Editor May 7, 2021

During these unimaginable times many people have faced hardships, and that is no different in the Hispanic community. Even though Hispanics have been one of the hardest-hit communities during the pandemic,...

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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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School Districts Bring Elementary Students Back on Campus

Breanna Picano and William Siu April 21, 2021

When proper safety guidelines are followed, the California Department of Public Health has found that schools are not major vectors of COVID-19, especially elementary schools. This, combined with the health,...

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Reopening Date Announced by Board of Trustees

Fares Abdullah, Student Writer April 19, 2021

The Mt. SAC Board of Trustees met at their regularly scheduled meeting on April 14 via YouTube and announced certain parts of the school reopening process, as well as the internal negotiations between...

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,...

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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...

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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...

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