California continues to burn while nearing end of the year

This year was one of the most destructive fire seasons on record for California. Over 1,331,014 acres burned and as the end of the year gets closer, the Thomas Fire in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties continues to burn with 30 percent of the 238,500 acre-fire contained. The multiple fires that spread over southern California's coast from Santa Barba...

California continues to burn while nearing end of the year

California continues to burn while nearing end of the year

Rebeca Partida Montes, News Editor

December 13, 2017

This year was one of the most destructive fire seasons on record for California. Over 1,331,014 acres burned and as the end of the year gets closer, t...

Governor Brown’s new idea for a community college

Governor Brown’s new idea for a community college

Kirsten Cesna, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017

Balancing college courses and everyday life can be challenging for students, but as technology advances so does the opportunity for an online only community...

The Fastest Growing Crime In America

Adriana Orozco, Staff Writer

December 10, 2017

  The Fastest Growing Crime In America In the ongoing Financial Literacy speaker, Rae Russell a speaker for the San Diego Financial Literacy Center brought awareness to identity theft. On Oct. 26, Russell invited students to be aware of one of the fastest growing white-collar crime in America. Russell aimed to emphasize that anyone can be a v...

Faculty and students discuss free speech vs. hate speech at second annual teach-in

Faculty and students discuss free speech vs. hate speech at second annual teach-in

Shaina Borg, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017

The second annual teach-in made its presence in the Mesa Commons Promenade as a diverse group of faculty members spoke about their experiences and kno...

Finding Our Students A Home

Mayra Figueroa Vazquez, Staff Writer

December 2, 2017

          Moe Ebrahimi, part-time professor at Mesa College, started a program to find affordable housing for the homeless student population on campus.           Collaborating with 30 current and former students at Mesa, Ebrahimi founded the San Diego Community Student Living (CSL) foundation, a non-profit organization whose mission is to...

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...

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Anna Fiorino, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017

More than 25 million Americans have no health insurance, according to the National Center for Health Statistics- a number indicative of a failing healthcare system. Dec.15...

FCC repeals net neutrality

December 14, 2017

Ways to Give Back this Giving Season on a Budget

December 14, 2017

Why Gov. Jerry Brown’s Online Community College Proposal is a Bad Idea

December 14, 2017

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Jacquelle Smith, Sports Editor

December 15, 2017

The Olympians are off to a rough start with their current record of 3-9, and are now on a seven game losing streak. The men’s basketball team is coming off a loss Wedne...

The Panthers maul Olympians in men’s basketball

The Panthers maul Olympians in men’s basketball

November 30, 2017

Conference Champions

Conference Champions

November 15, 2017

Olympian Football hopes to finish out season strong.

Olympian Football hopes to finish out season strong.

November 2, 2017

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