PSE is not just another fraternity

Mariah Boyd, Opinion Editor
September 4, 2014

Growing up you hear stories from your parents or you might see a movie that shows or describes to you how college will be like, so you get this preconception that you must go to a four-year college and join a fraternity and party and drink every weekend with beautiful girls or hot guys. But in reality,... Read more »

State of California Requires Education Plan for Early Registration Dates


Arielle Weller, News Editor
September 3, 2014

The Fall semester at Mesa College has officially begun, with that comes many dissatisfied students who may find themselves one or more classes shy of what they need to fulfill their transfer requirements. Students have expressed, “how am I supposed to get out when all these incoming freshman have earlier... Read more »

Increase in technology is disconnecting reality

Joyce Melendez, Staff Writer
September 3, 2014

The widespread nature of technology has made connecting to one another effortless. Social media ignites online conversations, but has it caused a disconnection from reality? On any given day, at Mesa College, one can walk by hundreds of students all hurrying to get to class on time. Nothing out of the... Read more »

The survival of the English language

Jung Kim, Editor-in-Chief
May 23, 2014

The decline of the English language has been an age-old and hotly debated topic in Western literature. More recently, the contention reared its messy head in a Mesa Press editorial “The Death of the English Language,” its author citing “[i]mproper punctuation and incorrect spelling” as “a... Read more »

Rising vape usage is two-way street with no end in sight

Jung Kim, Editor-in-Chief
May 22, 2014

The popularity of electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) has been rising in recent years among college students and young adults along with the controversy stemming from polarizing reports of its impacts on user health. As the name suggests, e-cigs are operated electronically, and unlike traditional cigarettes... Read more »

California Community Colleges make college decision a ‘no brainer’

Dorian King, News Editor
May 20, 2014

Students typically do not dream about attending a community college. If you are a California native, you have probably aspired to be an Aztec, a Trojan, a Bear, or Triton at some point in your adolescence. While attending a community college may not have been the path you initially hoped to take, it... Read more »

Whole30 program rejuvenates and resets the body

Dorian King, News Editor
May 20, 2014

Atkins, South Beach Diet, Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig. Over the past 10 years, weight loss programs and diet plans have been all the rage. Recently, however, the focus has shifted from counting calories to clean eating. Specifically, in California, there has been a rise in raw eateries, organic grocery... Read more »

Does a transparent administration lie to the public?

Josh Champlin, Staff writer
May 8, 2014

Republicans in the House of Representatives have announced their intention to form a select committee to investigate the attack on the American consulate in Benghazi on Sep. 11th, 2012. This committee is being formed as a result of newly released emails showing administration officials knew the attacks... Read more »

Stupid Things People Do to Become an Internet Star

Omarr S. Guerrero, Staff Writer
May 8, 2014

The 21st century is an era filled with technological devices that gives people access to the Internet from wherever they are. There are laptops, tablets, smartphones and handheld videogame devices, just to name a few. One would think that with such easy access to a cyber world overflowing with knowledge... Read more »

When private opinions become public scandals

Clippers owner Donald Sterling

Haley Daniels, Staff Writer and Ad manager
May 8, 2014

When the most recent scandal broke involving the racist comments of Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, many questioned whether his atrocious comments against African-Americans were enough to have him both banned for life from all NBA games and forcing him to have to sell his team. Clippers... Read more »

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