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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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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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