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The Ash Girl, a must see at the McKinney theatre

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 10:50pm
The moment I entered the Studio Theatre at Saddleback College, it instantly transpired into a mystical forest. White drapes covered the room, projecting a background of a forest and the sound of birds happily singing made me feel as if I was floating gently away on a river. The first scene opens in a kitchen […]
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Smooth as milk, thick as honey- One woman’s journey of the loving, the hurting and the breaking

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 4:14pm
Milk and Honey, a New York Times best seller, is a poetic harmony between violence abuse love loss and feminity which takes you through the journey of Rupi Kaur’s life filled with bittersweet imagery, moments of heartache to finally reaching an everlasting sense of self love. “I like to think milk and honey began the […]
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Theater department to hold auditions for summer musicals

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 2:58pm
The Fine Arts Division at Saddleback College will be hosting auditions for its two summer musicals “Shrek” and “The Music Man” taking place in Fine Arts 311 and 312 on March 14-15. The audition must consist of a one-minute monologue and a 16-32 bar of two different songs. Anyone wishing to sign up must fill out an […]
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Saddleback College presents stage reading of Shuttleworth’s ‘Tumbledown’

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 2:23pm
The department of theatre arts at Saddleback College will present “Tumbledown,” a stage reading by poet and playwright Red Shuttleworth and directed by Rick Williamson. Shuttleworth received the 2016 Western Heritage (Wrangler) Award for Outstanding Poetry Book from the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum for “Woe to the Land Shadowing”.  He is a three-time winner […]
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Mckinney Theatre presents “Once Upon A Mattress”

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 1:50pm
The department of Theatre Arts presents “Once Upon A Mattress” a musical fairytale comedy about a beautiful princess and her sleepless nights. There will be music by Mary Rodgers, lyrics by Marshall Barer, book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller and Marshall Barer. Choreography by Natalie Baldwin, Directed by J.D. Keller, and musically directed by Taylor […]
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The first amendment in a digital age #UseYourOwnVoice

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 11:33am
Saddleback College presents part one of a four part series called Understanding the First Amendment in the 21st Century or #UseYourOwnVoice yesterday Feb. 28, 2017 in the quad. The main purpose of this event was to inform and educate students and faculty on how the application of the first amendment has changed since the onset […]
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The Real Threat To American Citizens: The Trump Administration

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 9:57pm
 President Trump’s first congressional speech took place yesterday and was his first major speech since the inauguration in January. What Americans can take away from the Presidents speech is that it seemed like another one of his rallies, yet now painstakingly real behind a podium at the White House . Haven’t we heard all of […]
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vocal talent amongst students at Saddleback

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 11:26pm
Stop by the Saddleback Star Vocal competition at the McKinney Theatre this Thursday and enjoy the pre-show that includes a silent auction, food and drinks. Food and drinks will be served beginning at 5:30 leading up to the Saddleback Star competition starting at 7:30. This local competition among students allows young creative minds alike to […]
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Gauchos eliminated in first round by Marauders

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 10:59pm
The Saddleback College men’s basketball team lose in the first round of the CCCAA SoCal Regional playoff against the Antelope Valley College Marauders by a score of 79-67. This is the first time in 17 years that the Gauchos haven’t been able to make it out of the first round of playoffs. The Antelope Valley […]
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OPINION: “We Are Not Paid Activists”

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 1:35pm
On Friday afternoon at 4 p.m, over 300 hundred activist rallied outside of Rep. Mimi Walters’ office for the 4th time. They came holding signs that said “Where’s Mimi?” and a picture of Rep. Walters face underneath it. But seriously where is Mimi?   Hosted by Coast Federation of Educators, a local union for the […]
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The Presidential Inauguration of Donald Trump

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 11:22pm
Washington D.C. – Donald J. Trump became the 45th President of the United States on Jan. 20, 2017, capping off one of the most polarizing and media-driven elections to date. The world tuned in on their laptops, smartphones, and television sets to hear what the new President of the United States had to say about […]
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Travel ban raises concerns for International students

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 10:52pm
On January 27, President Donald Trump signed executive order 13769, protecting the Nation from Terrorist attacks by foreign nationals.  This executive order forced the Department of State to provisionally revoke all valid visas of nationals from Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen. Saddleback college president Tod Burnett issued an email reaffirming the college’s […]
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Gauchos lose in stunner against the Fullerton College Hornets

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 10:21pm
The Saddleback men’s basketball team drop the rock at home 74-54 on Thursday evening in their conference championship game against the Fullerton College Hornets. They finish the season with an impressive overall record of 24-4, but place second in the Orange Empire Conference for the first time since the 2010-2011 season. The Gauchos and Hornets […]
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Cassano’s keeping tradition alive and well in San Clemente

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 1:06pm
Cassano’s Pizza has been around for nearly three decades bringing pizza to the hearts and mouths of fellow locals and tourists alike. Owners Dave Cassano and Sharron Torres shop on Avenida Victoria was practically a historical landmark. Since then they have moved to 818 S.El Camino Real and are still keeping the local pizza spot […]
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‘Split’ : An interesting new addition into M. Night Shyamalan’s twisted world

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 12:15am
M. Night Shyamalan has greatly improved his form after a series of hit and miss movies, according to Variety magazine. This recent entry into the thriller genre has been a massive hit over the past weeks, especially with younger fans of Shyamalan’s work. So, what has helped “Split” gain a staggering 7.5 out of 10 and […]
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ASG takes Washington D.C.

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 11:23pm
It was Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, when our very own Associated Student Government touched down in our nation’s capitol. A long, coast-to-coast flight was followed by dinner at Nando’s Peri-Peri, an afro-Portuguese fusion style restaurant, home of the African Bird’s Eye Chili. After a unique South African dining experience, the team rendezvoused towards American University […]
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SPORTS: Gauchos edge Santa Ana College

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 11:17pm
Saddleback College’s men’s basketball team put up 99 points on their homecourt in a landslide victory over Santa Ana College on Tuesday night. This exciting win puts them in contention for a conference title this Thursday night against Fullerton College. The Gauchos are currently (24-3) overall and (10-1) in conference play. Starting freshman shooting guard, […]
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OPINION: Rep. Mimi Walters, not our congresswoman

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 11:38pm
Orange County residents and organizations protested outside of Mimi Walters office in Irvine Tuesday, Jan. 31. Mimi Walters was re-elected back in November to represent the 45th district. Orange County residents are upset that Walters has yet to hold a city hall meeting since she has been elected. In 2012, Democrats tried to stop Walters […]
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It’s my body and I’ll choose if I want to

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 3:26pm
Planned Parenthood has a vision and it is simply this: “Every individual has the knowledge, freedom, and power to achieve reproductive health.” President Donald Trump signed an executive order to defund Planned Parenthood internationally Tuesday, Jan. 27, with the United States in his sights next. To exacerbate the negative aspects of the defunding, not only […]
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BREAKING: Water leak discovered on campus may affect some building utilities this week

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 5:18pm
A water leak was detected in Parking Lot 4 Wednesday afternoon. This may affect Saddleback College those on campus on Thursday and Friday. This notification was distributed via email on Wednesday by Saddleback College: Please be advised of the following: An industrial water leak that was found today in Parking Lot 4 is currently being […]
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