Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill giving free tuition to first year students

There are 114 community colleges in California and on Oct. 10th, Gov. Jerry Brown passed a new bill making the first year of community college free for California residents and new, full-time students. The bill will only cover the cost of tuition; it will not waive any fees regarding housing, books, or other living expenses. According to Articl...

Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill giving free tuition to first year students

Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill giving free tuition to first year students

Dorian Uson, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

There are 114 community colleges in California and on Oct. 10th, Gov. Jerry Brown passed a new bill making the first year of community college free for Cali...

Mesa will honor veterans in week-long celebration

Mesa will honor veterans in week-long celebration

Shaina Borg, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017

With Veterans Day around the corner, various activities are planned for next week to honor our veterans with Veterans Celebration Week. According to the...

ISIS-related attack in NYC leaves 8 dead, dozens wounded

Kirsten Cesna, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017

More than a dozen were left injured and eight were left dead after student of ISIS propaganda, Sayfullo Saipov, rented a truck and drove down a busy bike path in Manhattan on Oct. 31. Saipov was shot by NYPD in the abdomen after he drove his truck into a school bus and before exiting the vehicle holding imitation guns. He was then taken to Bellevue...

Mesa remembers beloved professor Jeff Berry

Mesa remembers beloved professor Jeff Berry

Chris Anthony, Editor In Chief

October 24, 2017

Jeff ‘El Jefe’ Berry, a Spanish professor here at Mesa College, died on Oct. 10. Berry suffered from stage IV Lymphoma, a diagnosis he received in January, acc...

Mesa offers assistance for students in need

Mesa offers assistance for students in need

Rebeca Partida Montes, News Editor

October 19, 2017

One of San Diego’s ongoing issues continues to be the city’s lack of resources for homeless, and one particular group often overlooked- college stude...

Wildfires leave Northern California Communities in Ruins

Wildfires leave Northern California Communities in Ruins

Dominick Celestina, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017

Social media lit up almost literally early Oct. 9 as firsthand accounts of the wild fires in Northern California circulated. Nearly one dozen fires began...

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Medical marijuana patients should be able to buy guns too

Dorian Uson, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

        The state of California, and 28 other states, have legalized medical marijuana. In order to legally obtain marijuana, one must first register for a medical mar...

The Word Nov. 7

November 2, 2017

#MeToo: a temporary fix for an everlasting problem

#MeToo: a temporary fix for an everlasting problem

October 19, 2017

Critical thinking: a prescription for intolerance

October 18, 2017

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Conference Champions

Conference Champions

jacquelle smith, Sports Editor

November 15, 2017

  The Mesa Women’s soccer team is on a hot winning streak, having won the last four games of the season, ending there last regular season game at home versus Impe...

Olympian Football hopes to keep foot on the gas to finish out season strong.

Olympian Football hopes to keep foot on the gas to finish out season strong.

November 2, 2017

Rugby is more than a sport

Rugby is more than a sport

November 2, 2017

Mesa men’s soccer keeping the faith

Mesa men’s soccer keeping the faith

November 2, 2017

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