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Students can prepare for employment opportunities and their benefits

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 12:07am
Weighing pros and cons for careers classed as W-2 or 1099 employment Upon graduating from college, students embark upon a journey to pursue their studied profession with an degree or specialized certification from Saddleback. In addition to examining salaries when applying for careers, candidates may also consider flexibility in the field, work among teams, evaluate […]
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Big Band performs world premiere of student compositions

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 12:07am
Saddleback creates a new generation of composers each spring Saddleback’s big band jazz ensemble performed in a student-composed concert at the McKinney Theatre on April 27. Students of the Jazz Composition and Arranging or MUS 14 course showcased their world premiere charts and arrangements in a west coast premiere. Joey Sellers, the director of jazz […]
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Starbucks’ strong response to the incident in Philadelphia sparks positive workplace innovation

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 9:34pm
Starbucks removes elephant from the coffee shop The rising temperatures of racial differences from the popular coffee chain that led Kevin Johnson, CEO of Starbucks, to make significant strides forward in creating a nonracial work climate. While the manager of a Philadelphia location made an inauspicious decision against two African-Americans, the company’s plan for change […]
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Saddleback College’s annual spring fashion show ‘BEYOND’ rewards student designers

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 11:11pm
Hundreds attended the annual student-produced fashion show at Saddleback College, which returned to the McKinney Theatre on April 26. Organized by the Special Events and Coordination Class or FASH 147, the event showcases the amalgamation of designs and garments made by students in the class throughout the semester. Aside from offering a platform to produce […]
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Around Saddleback College’s campus quadrant

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 10:12pm
Saddleback presents diversity event title “Around the World” Members of Saddleback’s International and Diversity Student Council and the Associated Student Government hosted “Around the World” in the campus quad on Monday, April 23. The event introduced and exposed the Saddleback community to many different cultures and countries, including France, India, Japan, Iran, Mexico, Egypt and […]
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CRIME LOG: Saddleback College police department

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 10:04pm
April’s series of events collected on Saddleback’s police blotter Tuesday, April 3 Officers responded to a reported incident of “disturbing the peace” at the Business and General Science building’s room 338 at 3:07 p.m. A skateboard violation occurred in the Fine Arts building at 3:19 p.m. Wednesday, April 4 Officers responded to a 911 call […]
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BRIEF: Saddleback College participates in Day of Silence

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 9:57pm
Associated Student Government and the Equity and Diversity Committee invited students to engage in GLSEN’s sponsored event Saddleback College’s Associated Student Government and the Equity and Diversity Committee coordinated the campus’ participation in GLSEN’s sponsored Day of Silence on Thursday, April 26. The coordinators, including Spanish instructor Carmenmara Hernandez-Bravo, embellished two event tents or canopies […]
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REVIEW: Super Troopers 2 is everything we kind of sort of need but not really in 2018

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 11:17pm
A border dispute between the U.S. and Canada give the Super Trooper squad a reason to come back  Fittingly, “Super Troopers 2” came out on April 20 to cater to the only audience that can truly understand the raunchy and idiotic jokes that go along with its predecessor. After 17 years the sequel hit theaters in big […]
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Newest fashion trends center on brand transparency

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 8:03pm
Saddleback College guest speaker Derek Sabori talks about sustainable fashion Imagine an American, Chinese, or Indian field surrounded by a milky white tint which contrasts its foliage possessing a color palette mimicking the deep, dark soil’s brown hues underneath. Cotton used for textiles and fashion grows with a powerful equilibrium throughout this farm which goes […]
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BRIEF: Denim Recycle Collection

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 11:03am
Recycle your pair of jeans to help better the world. The Blue Jean Go Green program collects denim from all over the country. Blue Jean Go Green donates a portion of their money to communities in need every year. They take the pair of jeans and transform them into UltraTouch Denim Insulation. The program has […]
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BRIEF: National Earth Day

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 10:38am
Making the world great again on Sunday, April 22  “Close to 48 years ago, on April 22 in 1970, millions of people took to the streets to protest the negative impacts of 150 years of industrial development,” said Kathleen Rogers, president of Earth Day Network. Earth Day has now spread into an annual global event. […]
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Composting and Vermicomposting

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 10:29am
Turn your spoil into soil. The Department of environmental studies at Saddleback College held a week of events centered around recycling, sustainability, conservation and more for Earth Week. UCI Master Gardener, Brian Hale, taught a lecture about composting and vermicomposting was held on Tuesday. Master gardeners’ top priority is to provide residents of Orange County […]
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Saddleback’s college fair offers diverse paths for transfer students

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 10:23am
College fair caters to all students Saddleback’s College Fair on April 18 invited students to speak with alumni, counselors and directors of admissions in order to explore programs at UC, State and private campuses. Many universities offer holistic admission approaches to the application process, such as Stanford, Concordia and East London. This allows the college […]
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REVIEW: ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Live

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 10:22am
  What’s the buzz on this live TV Musical? On Sunday, April 1, NBC broadcasted a staged concert version of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 1970 rock opera “Jesus Christ Superstar”, which tells the story of the last week of Jesus of Nazareth’s life before his crucifixion. However, this musical tells the story from the perspective of […]
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BRIEF: Annual Fashion Show returns to Saddleback on April 26

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 6:21pm
The Saddleback College fashion department will host their annual fashion show at the campus McKinney Theatre on April 26, this year entitled “BEYOND.” The college’s culinary department will prepare hors d’oeuvres for the event, with a reception beginning at 5:30 p.m. The show will start at 7 p.m. and feature student garments and designs with […]
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Women come together to speak about equality

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 9:16pm
Students, staff and community collectively join to speak up about women’s issues Domestic violence and equal opportunity, particularly for women, was the issue that was addressed at the Start Smart Workshop located on  Saddleback College’s campus on April 10. Speakers from the American Association of University Women and Jane Stoever, the director of Domestic Violence Clinic […]
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Saddleback College women’s soccer student athletes achieve 3.24 team GPA

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 8:17pm
Coach BJ McNicol and soccer team discuss academic successes for fall 2017 semester The Saddleback athletic department announced a six percent increase and the largest number of athletic students named onto the Athletic Honor Roll for fall 2017 on March 16. The Saddleback women’s soccer team also executed their best academic year thus far in […]
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BRIEF: Spring 2018 Transfer College Fair

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 8:04pm
Want to transfer? Come on and stop by the event. Saddleback College will host the spring Transfer College Fair on Wednesday, April 18, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the quad. The event gives students a chance to speak with representatives from Universities of California, California State Universities, private California and out-of-state colleges as […]
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Saddleback sails offshore in co-opperative agreements

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 8:58pm
Students overcome challenging weather conditions in offshore sailing course Saddleback students set sail in Dana Point Harbor for sailing lab and ocean-view classroom field studies. Students have opportunities to explore the rigors of sailing and the unpredictability of the ocean. The beginning sailing course of seamanship and safety uses fleets of Catalina Capri 14-foot boats […]
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Saddleback College Career Fair connects community with employers

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 4:21pm
The annual Career Fair returned to the Saddleback quad on April 11. More than 100 employers assembled informational booths for students seeking part-time or entry-level employment as well as internships and careers available with continuing education. “Employers still want to come and connect with our students and they still want to hire our students here […]
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