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SOCCCD trustees appoint Thomas Fallo as acting chancellor

5 hours 13 min ago
The South Orange County Community College District Board of Trustees unanimously voted to appoint Dr. Thomas Fallo as the acting chancellor, replacing Dr. Debra Fitzsimons who recently announced her retirement Oct. 11, according to a news release Fallo will oversee the colleges’ and district’s operations, an $800 million budget and approximately 4,000 employees. His official […]
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Holiday Recipe Essentials

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:24am
With the holidays fastly approaching, so is the need for festive dishes. Yes, there is the traditional 20 lbs. turkey cooking in the kitchen all day on Thanksgiving, there are the stuffing and the mashed potatoes with a big bowl of gravy to go on top of the whole plate. Then there are holidays in […]
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2017 WinterDance concert highlights Saddleback College dance students

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:59am
Saddleback College dance students performed for family, friends and dance enthusiasts. 10 routines consisting of modern, jazz, tap, hip-hop, African, ballroom, ballet and contemporary filled the evening program. The Saddleback College Dance Department presented its annual WinterDance concert. The dance production took place over the course of three days from Thursday, Nov. 15 to Saturday, […]
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Saddleback College ceramics and horticulture departments collaborate for Plant Sale

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 12:36pm
Saddleback College’s ceramics and horticulture departments hosted a semi-annual plant sale at the on-campus greenhouse Thursday, Nov. 16 and Friday, Nov. 17. The greenhouse is located across from the Technology and Applied Science Building, towards the end of campus, opposite of the freeway. All profits go towards scholarship funding for the department’s students, with last […]
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SOCCCD disapproves Canvas Conversion Stipend for teachers

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 2:49pm
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

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 10:23am
  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 Putrid Poetry Night

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 8:08pm
The Saddleback College English department welcomed all English majors, undeclared majors, and bookworms alike to their second annual Putrid Poetry Party. Faculty and staff read the unintentional but hilarious poetry of William McGonagall, along with a few hidden gems from the internet, and even a few poems written by one of the professors. The goal […]
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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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