Holocaust survivor Rose Schindler shares her story

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Linda Nguyen, Staff Writer
April 28, 2015

Top-selling author John Green wrote, “Last words are always harder to remember when no one knows that someone is about to die.” For 85 year old holocaust survivor Rose Schindler, her father’s last words remain burned into her memory. “The last words my father ever said to me and my siblings,”... Read more »

A rodent infestation remains an issue at San Diego Mesa College.

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Robeal Tesfamichael, Staff Writer
April 23, 2015

A group of San Diego Mesa College professors remain unsatisfied as they continue to endure a rodent infestation within the Social and Behavioral Sciences (S.B.) building. The “Mesa Press” issued a story on March 17th, 2015 that indicated that a number of professors within the S.B. building were displeased... Read more »

Fight for 15

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Joyce Melendez, Staff Writer
April 22, 2015

When it comes to the minimum wage, the times are constantly changing which means what was once considered a decent wage is not enough for individuals to support themselves. With the cost of living constantly increasing, individuals need to take on two, even three jobs, in order to support themselves... Read more »

Death experience returns again

A wrecked car was one of many displays at the event.

April 14, 2015

A wrecked car on campus between the G building and LRC was on display as part of the annual Death Experience event. Designed to raise awareness of the consequences of distracted driving, the Death Experience is volunteer run and heavily supported by the college police department. “It’s so... Read more »

Birds of a feather

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Linda Nguyen, Staff Writer
April 14, 2015

With the warm welcome of Spring, Mesa College has experienced a great number of new visitors on our campus. Every year we get new students, faculty, and staff members. Likewise, every year we get new birds that make our college campus their temporary home. According to Jim Hannan, biology professor at... Read more »

Man allegedly exposes himself in LRC

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Britteny Urich, Linda Nguyen, Opinion Editor and Staff Writer
April 13, 2015

A man is suspected of exposing himself at the Mesa Learning Resource Center on April 10 just shortly before closing time approximately at 4:40 p.m. According to campus police the incident occurred on the second floor in the “quiet study” room. The suspect was described as being in his late 30s, about... Read more »

Fourth Annual Gracia Molina de Pick Feminist Lecture Series showcases the resiliency of women

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Joyce Melendez, Staff Writer
March 23, 2015

In honor of Women’s History Month, there will be various events going on at Mesa College. The events are diverse and include lectures, Drama performances, and Art Gallery Exhibits. While each event is different, each event aims to showcase the experiences and contributions of women. A recent event... Read more »

Campus construction holds anew

Lillian Lokonobei, Staff Writer
March 19, 2015

Students will be introduced to two new LEED buildings as Proposition S and N provided over $1.555 Billion in funding for the construction bond program for the San Diego Community College District. One of the new buildings, The Mesa Commons, will house a new food service café, bookstore, coffee bar,... Read more »

Rodent infestation at San Diego Mesa College

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Robeal Tesfamichael, Staff Writer
March 12, 2015

A group of San Diego Mesa College professors are displeased towards an ongoing rodent infestation within the Social and Behavioral Sciences (S.B.) building after reporting the matter during the fall 2014 semester. The infestation of mice within the S.B. building has heavily affected the office spaces... Read more »

Sexual assault can be prevented

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Linda Nguyen, Staff Writer
March 12, 2015

According to the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault, there are more than two million survivors of rape currently living in California. In reality, the numbers of survivors are much higher because sexual assault is considered an under-reported crime. The dilemma most survivors face is embarrassment.... Read more »

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