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SOCCCD disapproves Canvas Conversion Stipend for teachers

7 hours 32 min ago
The South Orange County Community College District disapproved the Canvas Conversion Stipend at the Board of Trustees meeting on Monday, Nov. 13. This meeting took place in the Ronald Reagan Board of Trustees Room, in the Health Sciences Building at Saddleback College. The disallowed stipend, which was offered by the district administration, requested compensation for […]
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Gauchos women’s volleyball ends regular season on a high note with win over Rustlers

11 hours 58 min ago
  The Saddleback College Gauchos women’s volleyball team closed out their 2017 regular season with a 19-8 record and secured third place in the Orange Empire Conference with a win at Golden West College in Huntington Beach against the Rustlers on Wednesday, Nov. 15. “I’m proud of these kids,” said Gauchos’ head coach Brian Hughes. […]
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The king is coming to the big screens

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 1:02pm
On Oct. 16, Marvel Entertainment released the second trailer and official movie poster for “Black Panther” which will hit the theaters on Feb. 16, 2018. “Black Panther” is played by Chadwick Boseman, teamed with Lupita Nyong’o playing Nakia and Michael B. Jordan playing Killmonger, the villain. T’Challa, played by Boseman, returns home to Wakanda to […]
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Pre-Med society hosts USC’s Keck School of Medicine

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:49am
The Saddleback College Pre-Med Society hosted guest speaker Michael Richards on Monday night to lecture students and answer questions on what is necessary to get into the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. Richards discussed the candidate competencies, the types of personal statements, and other things the admissions office looks for […]
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Saddleback College presents Master Class with Andrew Park

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 7:33pm
The Saddleback Fine Arts Department began its Reflections of the Ocean Classical Keyboard Series last night when they welcomed concert pianist Andrew Park, member of the Park Trio.  Park performed pieces by the infamous Bach, Scarlatti, Chopin, De Falla and Khatchaturian. Park is a renowned solo pianist, chamber musician and pedagogue who won  first prize […]
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Saddleback honors its veterans and the Marine Corps’ 242nd birthday

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 4:39pm
The Saddleback College Veterans Education and Transition Services Program celebrated Veterans Day and the Marine Corps’ 242nd birthday Thursday. Active Marines and veterans were welcomed and honored in celebration of such an important day. The football team also hosted veterans last week at the home game on Saturday, Nov. 4. They offered free admission to […]
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Saddleback College women’s soccer team advances to the playoffs

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 1:02pm
The Saddleback College women’s soccer team won the South Orange County College Cup after defeating the Irvine Valley College Lasers 2-0 at Saddleback’s Stadium on Thursday, Nov. 9. The SOCC trophy is awarded to the team with the best record, only involving games between the two district rivals. This provided an intense atmosphere, as the […]
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Saddleback College Gauchos football heads to the playoffs

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:12pm
The Saddleback College football team earned a spot in the playoffs after their 52-27 win over Orange Coast College on Saturday. The Gauchos will be playing the Fullerton College Hornets at Whittier College on Saturday, Nov. 18. The Gauchos finished the season with an 8-2 overall record and a 4-1 conference record. Saddleback lost to […]
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LGBTQIA+ community fights for acceptance

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 10:29am
The Associated Student Government and the Student Health Center held a LGBTQIA+ Awareness workshop Thursday, Nov. 9 at Saddleback College. The reason for the workshop was to educate the public about current terminologies and to provide resources and support for the community. “There’s actually different variations, but L is for lesbian, G is for gay, […]
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Saddleback College stands with Dreamers at DACA Day event

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 11:50pm
  On Wednesday, Nov. 8, the Saddleback College Pre-Law Society hosted an informational event in the student quad regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program . The DACA Day event featured several guest speakers including two immigration attorneys and Saddleback President Gregory Anderson. The Saddleback College Culinary Arts Department provided food for guests and […]
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Saddleback College women’s soccer team wins SOCC Cup

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 6:14pm
The Saddleback College women’s soccer team won the South Orange County College Cup after defeating the Irvine Valley College Lasers 2-0 at Saddleback’s Stadium on Thursday, Nov. 9. The SOCC trophy is awarded to the team with the best record, only involving games between the two district rivals. This provided an intense atmosphere, as the […]
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CARTOON: The struggles of parking at Saddleback College

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 6:27pm
by Daniela Sanchez
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Saddleback Men’s water polo team qualify for the SoCal Regionals

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 4:19pm
The Saddleback College Men’s water polo team placed fourth in the Orange Empire Conference at the OEC Water polo Championships at Cypress College on Saturday, Nov. 4. The team ended the tournament with a 1-2 record, finishing their regular season with a record of 21-9. The Gauchos placed ninth in the Southern California region, sending […]
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Buy a bag of books for $1 from Friends of the Library

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 2:19pm
Saddleback’s Friends of the Library’s annual book sale outside the Learning Resources Center entrance began yesterday and runs through this afternoon. Customers can get an entire bag of books for only $1 as well as DVDs for a quarter. Friends of the Library, a nonprofit organization, also has a small volunteer-run bookstore on the second […]
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Majid Jordan demands attention with “The Space Between”

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:45pm
When it comes to music, more specifically, hip-hop, the buzz doesn’t get any bigger than that which surrounds Drake. Drake is arguably the biggest name in the music and entertainment industries. When he drops music, you typically stop the music you’re listening to and bump his new hit. While he is the owner and frontman […]
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OPINION: Don’t give in to Milo’s trolling

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:06pm
  Controversial conservative media figure Milo Yiannopoulos paid a visit to California State University, Fullerton as part of his Troll Academy Tour on Halloween night. Yiannopoulos spoke to a sold out crowd of 819 individuals, not all too happy about his presence. Yiannopoulos should not have been invited to CSUF because he is a political […]
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Saddleback College assists students with applications

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:00pm
Saddleback College counselors are currently booked for the rest of this week as students assemble their application packets to send out to universities across the country. Different options are available when delivering this academic evidence. Students can complete and send applications online or through the mail. Applications have a chance of being damaged or lost […]
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Warrior Scholars at the University of Notre Dame

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 8:57pm
Wake up calls at 6 a.m. everyday for school is not usually part of the college lifestyle. For Chase Tolles and many other veterans, this military structured schedule helped keep these men on track. Getting up every morning, Tolles was given an hour to make the long trek across the Notre Dame campus for morning […]
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Students disrobe Venus for extra credit

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 8:56pm
The Saddleback College Astronomy and Physics Club hosted a lecture called “Disrobing Venus” with instructor Jason Smith in Saddleback College’s Science and Math building on Saturday from 7-10 p.m. to raise money for the club. Generally disrobing means taking one’s clothes off except in this case when the term actually refers to a lecture about […]
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Fine Arts observes Día de los Muertos with printmaking, salsa and sugar skulls

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 8:54pm
  Saddleback College’s Fine Arts Department hosted a Dia de los Muertos event on Wednesday, Nov. 1. This was the first year the department has set up the free event in honor of Day of the Dead. Large scale prints of skeletons, homemade salsa and colorful papel picado banners attracted visitors to the fine arts […]
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