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“Fifty Shades of Grey” saga inspires Anthropology class

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 12:57pm
Saddleback offers new anthropology course “ANTH-69” where students can get ready for fresh penetrating curriculum    The “Fifty Shades of Grey” saga inspires a new anthropology course entitled Fifty Shades of Real Life, studying the principles and behavior of primal and postmodern relationships between men and women. The course will utilize the trilogy as textbooks […]
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The Phantom refuses to vacate LRC

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 10:45am
In the depths of the Learning Resource Center at Saddleback college, lurks a mysterious figure that has caused terror and mayhem on our campus. Recent rumors that a performing arts major has gone mad after taking method acting a step too far and believes himself to be the Phantom from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s cash cow, […]
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What the Food diet?

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 10:40am
Health magazine decided to list their top seven favorite food diets that can help you perform better in the gym. Read down below to find out what type of food diet do you are. Our first diet relates to that person who does not give a crap about animals, the environment, or their health. This […]
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Surprising early Easter traditions

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 10:07am
How did we get from the resurrection of Christ to chocolate bunnies and dyeing hard-boiled eggs anyway? Read on and brag to your hipster friends that doing something hundreds of years after it was cool, as opposed to being the first to do something dumb. You can still embrace an anachronistic hipster appreciation of oddities […]
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The Musical ‘Book of Mormon’

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 9:59am
Get ready to donn your temple garments and Sunday best for the musical that won nine Tony awards. You will not believe how much this musical will change your life, but thankfully you will be reminded often. Featuring traditional Mormon values, this play has several spiritual songs which evoke a sense of listening to gospel. […]
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San Clemente participated in ‘March for Our Lives’ Protests

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 5:40pm
Students unite in emotional rally Protesters rallied in a San Clemente march on Saturday, March 24 for reformed gun control laws. Hundreds of people of all ages marched up and down Avenida Del Mar in the city’s center holding handmade signs and speaking in unison against gun violence. The crowds displayed both anger and tears […]
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Traveling across the pond to the Emerald Isle

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 12:03pm
This summer, from June 30 to July 31, Saddleback students have to opportunity to visit Ireland to experience and explore Irish culture. The excursion will be lead by Saddleback College instructor Bill McGuire.  The three week course will be split between three destinations, one week will be spent in the capital city of  Dublin and […]
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Saddleback baseball shutdowns Fullerton in opener

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 10:32pm
The Gauchos took a “W” on Tuesday afternoon at Doug Fritz Field to land them tied for first place in the Orange Empire Conference. Tanner Brubaker pitched eight strong innings. Saddleback trailed for first place against Fullerton coming into the three-game series. They knew it was going to be a tough battle. The Hornets started […]
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Volunteering at the Shea Center for Therapeutic Riding

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 8:53pm
Horses, clients, and volunteers have bonding experiences The goal of the Shea Center for Therapeutic Riding is to enrich the lives of individuals with disabilities through therapeutic horse-associated programs in San Juan Capistrano. Over 850 community volunteers donate their time serving special needs clients as barn crew, horse leader, fitness volunteer and horse side walker. […]
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The admission cost of happiness

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 10:29pm
In a trend that’s reoccurring about as often as new iPhones debut, Disneyland increased the price of their general admission and annual passes again in February 2018. Coming only 12 months since their last increase in February 2017 and little more than a year since the previous increase before that in October 2015, apparently you […]
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‘Love, Simon’ Review: Gay Teen Romance

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 1:54pm
A touching love story that is moving, sensitive and a complete winner. There has been some recent high points of gay cinema on the indie circuit. The Oscars had “Moonlight” and “Call Me By Your Name” being the most high profile examples. It’s a shock to learn that director Greg Berlanti’s film is the first […]
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#Enough students and instructors speak out against gun violence

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 4:19pm
  In solidarity of thousands of schools participating in the social movement sweeping the nation Wednesday morning, Saddleback College Associated Student Government President Erica Delamare led students in a peaceful protest to end gun violence, following a moment of silence to honor the 17 lives lost in the Parkland, Florida tragedy one month ago. “We […]
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The Saddleback College Walkout honors Parkland, Florida victims

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 11:08am
Saddleback College ASG encourages college walkout participants to write letters to politicians, register to vote and sign petitions on Wednesday, March 14. The Associated Student Government participated in organizing the Women’s March Youth Empower’s country-wide #Enough! National School Walkout in the Saddleback campus quad on Wednesday, March 14. The 17 minute demonstration featured a speech […]
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National Panda Day

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 10:39am
  On March 16, conservationist and animal lovers come together to spread the word about one of the species that are facing a high risk in extinction in the wild. This peaceful creature with a distinctive black and white coat is adored by the world and considered a national treasure in China, according to the […]
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Saddleback College acknowledges new stadium construction commencement with groundbreaking celebration on Monday, March 12

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 10:37am
The new sports complex will include multiple updated amenities for athletes, faculty, students and spectators. Saddleback held a 20 minute groundbreaking event to mark the beginning of construction on its new sports arena project that features 8,000 seats, three turf fields, a nine-lane running track, storage for sports equipment and multiple bathroom facilities on March 12. […]
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Attempted jewelry heist at The Shops of Mission Viejo

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 6:05pm
Local jeweler hit during daylight hours An attempted smash and grab robbery occurred at Fredric Rubel’s fine jewelry store in The Shops of Mission Viejo. Fredric Rubel is known for its classic customs designs, Ideal-cut diamonds and as a stockist of Rolex. Hammers shattered display cases but the suspects were unsuccessful in retaining any merchandise. […]
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Saddleback welcomes new Vice President James Buysse on Monday

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 5:09pm
  Saddleback College appointed James Buysse as acting vice president of administrative services on March 9. Familiar with the local community college atmosphere, Buysse was formerly acting vice chancellor of business services of the South Orange County Community College District before coming to the college. Prior to his time in Orange County in recent months, Buysse […]
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Spring Break episodes of Netflix

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 1:00pm
Spring break and the vernal equinox represent a time of renewal, rejuvenation, and revival, but before you look forward, start your week off with a spoonful of nostalgia by looking back and reliving famous spring break episodes of beloved shows that are a blast from your past. In “Friends” season 6, episode 19 “The One […]
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Flu season peaks

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 1:00pm
  Seeing such a large disparity in the number of flu-related deaths is quite alarming: 114 total pediatric deaths as of Feb. 24, next to thousands of deaths per week among adult individuals. Initially astounding, it is difficult to think that such accurate counts can be taken for children affected considering such limited data exists […]
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So what’s your major?

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 12:56pm
Many students find themselves at Saddleback College either fresh to the college experience or well on their way to a four-year university. With either an associate degree as an immediate goal or a bachelor’s degree as a distant dream, many students also find themselves working through their entire time at Saddleback without exploring the 85 […]
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