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BRIEF: Denim Recycle Collection

3 hours 18 min ago
Recycle your pair of jeans to help better the world. The Blue Jean Go Green program collects denim from all over the country. Blue Jean Go Green donates a portion of their money to communities in need every year. They take the pair of jeans and transform them into UltraTouch Denim Insulation. The program has […]
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BRIEF: National Earth Day

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 10:38am
Making the world great again on Sunday, April 22  “Close to 48 years ago, on April 22 in 1970, millions of people took to the streets to protest the negative impacts of 150 years of industrial development,” said Kathleen Rogers, president of Earth Day Network. Earth Day has now spread into an annual global event. […]
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Composting and Vermicomposting

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 10:29am
Turn your spoil into soil. The Department of environmental studies at Saddleback College held a week of events centered around recycling, sustainability, conservation and more for Earth Week. UCI Master Gardener, Brian Hale, taught a lecture about composting and vermicomposting was held on Tuesday. Master gardeners’ top priority is to provide residents of Orange County […]
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Saddleback’s college fair offers diverse paths for transfer students

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 10:23am
College fair caters to all students Saddleback’s College Fair on April 18 invited students to speak with alumni, counselors and directors of admissions in order to explore programs at UC, State and private campuses. Many universities offer holistic admission approaches to the application process, such as Stanford, Concordia and East London. This allows the college […]
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REVIEW: ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Live

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 10:22am
  What’s the buzz on this live TV Musical? On Sunday, April 1, NBC broadcasted a staged concert version of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 1970 rock opera “Jesus Christ Superstar”, which tells the story of the last week of Jesus of Nazareth’s life before his crucifixion. However, this musical tells the story from the perspective of […]
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BRIEF: Annual Fashion Show returns to Saddleback on April 26

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 6:21pm
The Saddleback College fashion department will host their annual fashion show at the campus McKinney Theatre on April 26, this year entitled “BEYOND.” The college’s culinary department will prepare hors d’oeuvres for the event, with a reception beginning at 5:30 p.m. The show will start at 7 p.m. and feature student garments and designs with […]
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Women come together to speak about equality

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 9:16pm
Students, staff and community collectively join to speak up about women’s issues Domestic violence and equal opportunity, particularly for women, was the issue that was addressed at the Start Smart Workshop located on  Saddleback College’s campus on April 10. Speakers from the American Association of University Women and Jane Stoever, the director of Domestic Violence Clinic […]
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Saddleback College women’s soccer student athletes achieve 3.24 team GPA

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 8:17pm
Coach BJ McNicol and soccer team discuss academic successes for fall 2017 semester The Saddleback athletic department announced a six percent increase and the largest number of athletic students named onto the Athletic Honor Roll for fall 2017 on March 16. The Saddleback women’s soccer team also executed their best academic year thus far in […]
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BRIEF: Spring 2018 Transfer College Fair

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 8:04pm
Want to transfer? Come on and stop by the event. Saddleback College will host the spring Transfer College Fair on Wednesday, April 18, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the quad. The event gives students a chance to speak with representatives from Universities of California, California State Universities, private California and out-of-state colleges as […]
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Saddleback sails offshore in co-opperative agreements

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 8:58pm
Students overcome challenging weather conditions in offshore sailing course Saddleback students set sail in Dana Point Harbor for sailing lab and ocean-view classroom field studies. Students have opportunities to explore the rigors of sailing and the unpredictability of the ocean. The beginning sailing course of seamanship and safety uses fleets of Catalina Capri 14-foot boats […]
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Saddleback College Career Fair connects community with employers

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 4:21pm
The annual Career Fair returned to the Saddleback quad on April 11. More than 100 employers assembled informational booths for students seeking part-time or entry-level employment as well as internships and careers available with continuing education. “Employers still want to come and connect with our students and they still want to hire our students here […]
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Embrace Your Voice

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 7:34pm
Students, faculty and people of the community come together to express their emotions and learn more about Sexual Assault Awareness Month Saddleback held a Sexual Assault Awareness Day on Monday, April 9. 11 different organizations attended the event and provided information for attendees.  The Clothesline Project, one of the organizations at the event, allows victims […]
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UPDATE: Saddleback College President resigns

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 6:36pm
Thomas M. Fallo, South Orange County Community College District Interim Chancellor, sent this email this afternoon to the Saddleback College community concerning Saddleback College President Gregory Anderson’s resignation.  This morning Dr. Gregory Anderson submitted the following resignation: Dear Saddleback Community, After discussions with district leadership, I have submitted my resignation as president of Saddleback College. […]
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BRIEF: Interim Chancellor Thomas Fallo announces Saddleback College’s temporary appointment of James Buysse as Acting President

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 12:38pm
Thomas M. Fallo, South Orange County Community College District Interim Chancellor, sent this email this morning to the Saddleback College community. Please note the temporary appointment of Dr. James Buysse as the Acting President of Saddleback College pending further consideration by the Board of Trustees. Effective immediately, please address any college issues directly with Dr. […]
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Ironman 70.3 stops at Oceanside for competitive purse

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 10:13pm
International athletes compete to qualify for World Championship Race Athletes of all ages competed in an Ironman 70.3 pro race in Oceanside on April 7, in a triathlon consisting of swimming, biking and running. The competition celebrated their 40th anniversary this year with a prize purse of $50,000. The pro tour has grown globally with […]
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BRIEF: Sexual Assault Awareness Day

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 10:11pm
The day where your voice can be heard on campus. National Sexual Violence Resource Center made April the month of bringing awareness to Sexual Assault. Saddleback College will hold a Sexual Assault Awareness Day on Monday, March 9 at the quad from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The theme will be Embrace Your Voice and […]
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BRIEF: More than half of Saddleback College athletes appointed to Athletic Honor Roll

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 9:33pm
167 student-athletes designated to the Athletic Honor Roll for academic excellence during fall 2017 semester The Saddleback College athletic department announced on March 16 that 167 of 308 student-athletes for the 2017 fall semester had met the requirements for the honor roll and were named onto the Athletic Honor Roll. It requires that student-athletes take and […]
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‘Before I Die Wall’ comes to Saddleback

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 10:58pm
Saddleback hosted the annual Majors Fair on April 4, with several departments featuring informational booths for their certificate and degree programs. The gerontology department featured a particularly large four-sided chalkboard display on the quad lawn, known as the “Before I Die Wall.” The fair happened to coincide with Careers in Aging Week, which falls on […]
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BRIEF: Saddleback Career Fair returns

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 10:52pm
The annual Career Fair will be held at Saddleback College this Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the campus quad, located between the Student Services Center and Business/General Studies buildings. More than 135 employers attended the event in 2017 and more than 100 organizations registered to attend this year. Students and job seekers […]
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Gauchos make the Pirates walk the plank as Saddleback defeats OCC 8-1

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 2:12pm
Tanner Brubaker pitches complete game in another dominant performance. The Saddleback Gauchos opened up a three game series at Doug Fritz Field with an 8-1 victory over the Orange Coast College Pirates. On the bump for Saddleback, was their ace Tanner Brubaker. He tossed a complete game to push the Gauchos to victory and improve […]
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