These Four Online Quizzes Predict Your Political Lean

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Monica Inouye, Politics Editor

September 24, 2020

With a big presidential election coming up, you’re likely hearing more political rhetoric on your TV and you’re probably seeing more lawn signs on your neighbors’ yards. What’s more noticeable is that you’re probably seeing your friends, family and acquaintances on social media revealing their...

What RBG’s Death Means for the Future of the Supreme Court

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Monica Inouye, Politics Editor

September 23, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second female justice ever appointed to the Supreme Court, died Friday due to complications of cancer at the age of 87 in her family home. She was known as the most liberal justice and is famous for her powerful dissenting opinions throughout her 27 years on the court. Ginsburg...

Measure due to Appear on Ballot Following a Summer of Nationwide Protests

Protesters gather outside the Hall of Justice in Downtown L.A. on June 2, 2020 during George Floyd protests. 
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Monica Inouye, Politics Editor

September 15, 2020

Outcries this summer during the nationwide Black Lives Matter protests called for the government to “defund the police.” Now there is a ballot measure in Los Angeles County that takes a step in that direction. LA County voters will see an amendment in the general elections, also known as Measure J, which...

Politics are Crossing the Line in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

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Christie Yeung, Gaming & Tech Editor

September 8, 2020

For many people video games are an escape from reality. They are venues to be free and do as they please, especially during this pandemic when things aren’t always so positive. One of the games that offers such great freedom is Animal Crossing: New Horizons, but it has been drifting away from that...

Freelancers Freed, Ride Share Drivers Still Left High and Dry

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Monica Inouye, Politics Editor

September 7, 2020

If you’re a driver for Uber or Lyft, chances are you’ve heard of a bill called AB 5, and you might be concerned about whether you’ll remain employed given the implementation of this bill. Lyft almost ceased their operations in California instead of complying with this new law. Here’s what it’s...

Mt. SAC Board of Trustees Candidates Address Racial Injustice

From left to right, Trustee member Rosanne M. Bader, M.S., President and CEO William T. Scroggins, Ph.D., Trustee member Manuel Baca, Ph.D., Trustee member Jay F. Chen during Board of Trustees meeting in Building 10, Founders Hall on Wednesday, May 9, 2020. Photo Credit: Hernandez Coke/SAC.Media.

Monica Inouye, Politics Editor

September 3, 2020

Candidates vying for a seat on the Mt. SAC Board of Trustees on Friday were struck with a question from the public regarding racial injustice in a public Zoom forum: what is the role of the Board of Trustees in addressing issues of racial injustice and how can Mt. SAC effectively addresses the issues?...

Gov. Newsom Endorses Jackie Lacey’s Opponent for District Attorney

Taken from a public video posted by Gavin Newsom on Youtube Jan 9, 2011

Monica Inouye, Politics Editor

August 31, 2020

This week Gov. Gavin Newsom chimed in on Los Angeles local politics to offer support for opposition candidate George Gascon in his race for LA County district attorney against incumbent Jackie Lacey. Newsom had previously worked with Gascon when he served as mayor of San Francisco. He appointed Gascon...

Letter From The Editor-in-Chief: Too Stubborn To Stop Now

SAC.Media Editor-in-Chief Abraham Navarro takes a photo of himself at San Jacinto Wildlife Area as he works on a story for Substance.Media on November 20, 2019. Photo credit: Abraham Navarro/SAC.Media

Abraham Navarro, Editor in Chief

August 26, 2020

When I stepped up to take the position as editor-in-chief of SAC.Media, the reality of the world had finally hit me. I realized that there will never be a time like that before 2020 again. The world will never be the same. I realized, along with the rest of America, that the injustice that has been plagu...

Former Apprentice Producers Oversee Republican National Convention

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Monica Inouye, Politics Editor

August 25, 2020

The Republican National Convention is underway with production help from individuals all too familiar with President Donald Trump: former employees of Mark Burnett, the executive producer of the television show The Apprentice. After initial plans to hold an in-person convention in Charlotte, North...

Vote. Here’s How

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Abraham Navarro, Editor in Chief

August 24, 2020

The right to vote is fundamental in any democracy. But for many people it wasn’t free. Suffrage has been fought for tooth and nail by many in American history. Much of this happened not so long ago and protesters were beaten, arrested and brutalized during the fight for equality.  Still, many ...

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