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BRIEF: Saddleback College plans to participate in the Women’s March Youth Empower’s country-wide demonstration on Wednesday, March 14 at 10 a.m.

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 10:14pm
The #Enough! National School Walkout invites Saddleback students, teachers and faculty to protest gun control legislature The Saddleback College Walkout protesting current gun control legislature will take place at the campus quad for a duration of 17 minutes on Wednesday, March 14 beginning at 10 a.m. According to the event’s toolkit, the Parkland, Florida school […]
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BRIEF: One Book, One College will host roundtable discussion on Wednesday, March 14

Sun, 03/11/2018 - 11:32pm
Saddleback College’s seven person One Book, One College workgroup will be holding a roundtable discussion on the themes of racism and social barriers that are found in Dan-el Padilla Peralta’s “Undocumented: A Dominican Boy’s Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League” on March 14 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the health […]
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Multiple Saddleback College departments and donor organizations collaborate to host ‘Save a Life Week: Blood & Marrow Donation’

Sun, 03/11/2018 - 8:02pm
Saddleback’s ASG, human services department and nursing program partner with Be A Hero Become A Donor, One Legacy and Hoag Blood Donor Service to raise awareness for organ and tissue donation programs Saddleback College’s campus provided accommodations and hosted this semester’s blood and bone marrow drive, “Save a Life Week,” from Monday, March 5 through […]
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The importance of donating blood

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 12:28pm
Saddleback College’s Associated Student Government, Hoag Blood Donor Services, ‘Be A Hero, Become A Donor,’ and OneLegacy hosted “Save a Life Week,” a blood drive as well as a bone marrow and organ/tissue registry, this week from Monday, March 5 to Thursday, March 8. The event kicked off on Monday with a panel presentation, “The […]
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CALENDAR: Your guide to what’s up during spring break

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 11:37am
Mark your calendar for these events occurring during spring break. Spring break is scheduled to occur from March 19 through March 23 for Saddleback College.   Veggiepalooza is scheduled to occur from March 17 to March 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fullerton Arboretum. The event is an annual monster vegetable sale […]
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Saddleback College receives funding to address mental health

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 3:09pm
Your Mind Matters: Breaking Down Barriers for Mental Health Wellness provides outreach for students The California Community College Mental Health Services Grant Program selected Saddleback College and Irvine Valley College as recipients to a multi-district maximum award of $350,000 on Feb. 15. Saddleback College’s Student Health Center will receive $175,000 to provide additional mental health […]
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‘Black Panther’ roars back through social media

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 2:11pm
2018’s best movie leaves a digital footprint over the Internet Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” has made an impression throughout media outlets as 2018’s largest grossing film with more than 900,000 mentions related to the film on Facebook and Twitter alone. The film has grossed more than $500 million in theaters across the United States. On […]
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Hey, batter batter

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 4:25pm
The Saddleback College softball team rallied to win its first two games of the season during the the Mt. San Jacinto College Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 17. The Lady Gauchos literally knocked it out of the park with a 12-0 shutout against College of the Desert. McKenna Walton and Rylee Argue contributed with three and […]
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Spring break for the workaholics

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 1:57pm
Taking advantage of the short windows off work Spring break evokes thoughts of tropical travel, highway 101 road trips and dusty festival glamping. For the Saddleback community who have jobs, requesting time off work equates to no pay or a trip to the unemployment office. The dream of a vacation may be condensed to a […]
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OPINION: St. Patrick’s Day has lost its honor

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 1:54pm
Saint Patrick’s Day, the designated feast day of the patron saint of Ireland, is a recognized American holiday. We celebrate this holy day by getting plastered beyond belief and causing mass chaos. It is a day where one of your coworkers or distant acquaintances drunk posts how they’re proud of being 1/32nd Irish, and are […]
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BRIEF: Blood drive this week

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 2:22pm
Saddleback College’s Associated Student Government will hold its semi-annual blood drive for the American Red Cross from Monday, March 5 through Thursday, March 8 in the Student Services Center’s Room 213. Donors should sign up for an appointment on the SCC quad, but walk-ins are always welcome. Hours for donation are Monday from 12:30 to […]
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The road to an elite college athlete

Sat, 03/03/2018 - 9:29pm
Softball Gauchos display their talent with a backstory  Saddleback Gaucho’s softball team has an extended season beyond the 10 games played this season, seen when the mercied Golden West College last month. Many rookies who have achieved college level ball, stated that their athleticism and training begun as early as six years of age and […]
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Who will win this year’s Oscars? Here’s your chance to predict

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 7:30pm
It’s that time of the year when the “best of the best” in the motion picture industry are recognized. The 90th Academy Awards is Sunday, March 4, at the Dolby Center in Hollywood. This year’s Oscars honor movies released in 2017. Take a few moments and VOTE for YOUR favorites!
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Reforming the indulgence for firearms in the U.S.

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 1:05pm
Tinkering around the edges on guns is not the answer The “U.S. Travel Advisories” list warns persons about those countries that pose a risk to travelers. Ironically, the U.S. has more mass shootings than any other county in the world. At what point will America regard itself as dangerous enough to be rated on its […]
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Photo of the Day: Feb. 27, 2018

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 8:24am
Grey skies cover Santiago Peak after receiving snowfall on Tuesday Feb. 27. Weather forecast for the remainder of the week estimate that Santiago Peak will experience partly sunny weather on Wednesday, rainfall Thursday through Saturday, and sunny conditions on Sunday. 
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Big Band Jazz Ensemble collaborate with gifted musician, Ingrid Jensen

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 9:56am
A night full of lively music for Jazz Day  Ingrid Jensen, a trumpeter from British Columbia collaborated with Saddleback’s Big Band Ensemble for Jazz Days at McKinney Theatre last Saturday. She is accomplished around the world for her music, composing and zealous teaching. Jazz Day brings audiences internationally recognized guest artists, such as James Moody, […]
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Public smoking ban implemented in Dana Point

Sun, 02/25/2018 - 7:14pm
City of Dana Point Ordinance No.18-02 designates public smoking illegal on Feb. 15 Dana Point Mayor Richard Viczorek amended chapter 6.40 of the Dana Point municipal code on Jan. 16. Ordinance No.18-02 established that residents and visitors of Dana Point are entitled to be free from secondhand smoke and also prohibited smoking in public places […]
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“Black Panther” gashes records

Sun, 02/25/2018 - 6:24pm
Director Ryan Coogler’s “Black Panther” slashed multiple box office records following its theater debut on Feb. 16, earning $235 million during its opening weekend. “Black Panther” proves the power of representation, by featuring likable, dynamic characters incorporating racial politics that address the current political atmosphere in the plot and depicting a narrative of Africa that […]
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Your Mind Matters initiative expected to help faculty address mental health concerns

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 11:07am
Saddleback College received funding for Your Mind Matters: Breaking Down Barriers for Mental Health Wellness The South Orange County Community College District, along with 15 other community college districts in California were awarded a $350,000 California Community College Mental Health Services Program grant on Feb. 15. The grant will be utilized by Saddleback College and […]
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37th Annual Tet Festival returns to OC Fair

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 1:16pm
Tens of thousands gather at OC Fair to celebrate Vietnamese Lunar New Year The 37th Annual Union of Vietnamese Student Associations of Southern California Tết Festival returned to the OC Fair & Event Center Feb 16 through Feb 18 to coincide with the Lunar New Year. The Year of the Dog summoned a grand celebration […]
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