Mesa receives $5 million STEM grant

Emma Bloom, Staff Writer

October 25, 2016

Filed under News

Every five years or so, the U.S. Department of Education awards several multi-million dollar STEM grants to qualifying Hispanic-Serving Institutions. This year, Mesa College was one of the recipients. The $5 million will be distributed... Read more »

New film about the McDonald’s massacre opens in San Diego

Chris Anthony, Staff Writer

September 29, 2016

Filed under Crime, Entertainment, Features, Movies

The lives of 21 people were taken away in 1984, when a killer opened fire inside a McDonald’s in San Ysidro. In the powerful and shocking documentary, “77 Minutes,” victims of the historically tragic McDonald’s massacre... Read more »

The Motivational Force that is Sade Burrell

Jex Stroud, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016

Filed under Culture, News, Profile

Sade Burrell, a new faculty member since April 2016, and contributor to a newly renewed San Diego Mesa College that helps fostered youths and undocumented students get benefits on campus, starts her day by writing down three things... Read more »

SDCCD Chancellor Praises Mesa College and outlines plans for the future.

Alex Jarrell, Staff Writer

September 20, 2016

Filed under News

The San Diego Community College District Chancellor Dr. Constance M. Carroll spoke, on Sep. 13, to an audience of instructors, students, and academic senate members about the state of the districts goals, funding, student populations,... Read more »

Mesa Tutoring and Computing Center (MT2C) in the LRC

Tremaine Harvey, Staff Writer

September 17, 2016

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San Diego Mesa College’s, Learning Resource Center has transformed part of its bottom floor into its reconceived tutoring center. The Mesa Tutoring and Computing Center, previously the Academic Skills Center, is on the first,... Read more »

Beloved San Diego Mesa College dance professor has died

Becca Partida Montes, Staff Writer/Photographer

September 16, 2016

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Beloved San Diego Mesa College professor Jan Ellis has died. Ellis was a part of the Mesa College community for 33 years. She served as the Department Chair for Physical Education, Dance, and Athletics from 2012 until her retirement... Read more »

The New Mesa Commons

The New Mesa Commons

September 15, 2016

Surf Dog Postponement

Caitlyn Landi-Bishop, Staff Writer

September 15, 2016

Filed under News

The 11th Annual Surf Dog competition, a fundraiser for the Helen Woodward Animal Center, was postponed until Sunday, Oct. 2, due to water contamination. The Helen Woodward Animal Center was informed by lifeguards that the water... Read more »