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Video Games Affecting Student Performance

by Jesse Jones

We asked students at Moreno Valley Community College how they feel video games affect their study habits and social lives and that of their peers.

Watch the full video on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6u-E4YSwG0&t=13s

Mental Health Awareness

By: Angelina Valdez

                An average college student is juggling between work, school, and social life while still determining what they are going to do the rest of their lives.As a college student you are constantly on the go and being pulled in different directions.

The Vegan Journey

Written by Yolanda Douangchampa

 Vegan has become a trending lifestyle worldwide with the help of celebrities such as, Kylie Jenner, Jhene Aiko, Waka Flaka and Beyonce. The vegan trend has even made it to our Moreno Valley College campus. 

57th Annual Faculty Lecture

Moreno Valley College Lecture

 The 57th Annual Faculty Lecture held at Moreno Valley College occurred on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 in Room 121 of the Stu

The 57th Annual Faculty Lecture

The Spread of Misinformation in the 2016 Election

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     With people beginning to get their news from Facebook and other online sources instead of newspapers and television media, there comes both advantages and disadvantages.

Marijuana is Legal for Recreational Use in California, What Now?

     The times they are a-changin' with a major shift in public opinion that favors legalization of marijuana, usually medicinally but at times recreational. It is a very different time from when the War on Drugs first began. One where people are viewing treatment over incarceration as a better solution to addiction.

Would You Vote Third Party

Third parties have gained more attention in the 2016 presidential election, so will this effect the outcome or the future of the nation?

     The chance for a third party to win the presidency is higher than ever, with both major party candidates having the highest unfavorable ratings in recent times. Like many other Americans, you may be torn in whether to vote for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton, maybe whether to even vote. Despite our party preferences, most Americans acknowledge that the government needs reform.

Columbus Day

STORY WRITTEN BY KATIE CICCHETTI

This past Monday, the 10th of October we celebrated the 79th Columbus Day officially recognized in the US.

Symbolic Interaction


I expected a talk on symbols in history, something akin to understanding the cross, hand holding, or maybe Christmas trees. Something historical, something we still do, and something pagan. Instead, the speaker, Jan Muto, talks about language and social interaction. Though I arrived seventeen minutes late, I feel the topics were fairly consistent. 

NO-Shave November

Shave It Off

A family known as Chicago and Hill created a campaign known as No-Shave November Month in honor of their father who died from colon cancer in 2007.

No-Shave November Logo

American Diabetes Month in November

Eat Well America

 

Eating well means more than eating healthy. Eating well means savoring foods that is delicious, nutritious and simple to prepare. 

Every week in November, The American Diabetics Association will introduce recipes for every meal, including snack and recipes for the holidays and other special occasions.

The Coffee Cub

 

The Coffee Cub opens with a brand new assortment of food and drinks during the fall semester at the Student Academic Services Building.

Coffee

The Guitar Club: An Academy On The Rise

The Moreno Valley College campus features a variety of different clubs and groups for students to be associated with, but only a few clubs possess the privilege of having an instructor that is integrally involved in the growth of the club they sponsor. 

guitar ensemble

Highlights and Facts About Prostate Cancer in Men

Light Blue Ribbon

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men. It is a slow growing, potentially lethal disease usually found in men over the age of 50.  Although cases of the disease have been reported in all age groups, more than 80 percent of all prostate cancers occur in men over the age of 65.  

October National Cancer Month Awareness

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide and the second most common cancer overall. In 2015, an estimated 231,840 cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. alone. No matter who you are or where you live, understanding breast cancer is important.

The Police State at MVC

The alleged rise in police brutality has caused an unsettling feeling of insecurity among some of our student population.

Some students feel that police officers have perceptions of students according to race. Sergeant Shenton has addressed questions concerning the police state on campus.

STEM College Transfer Event

Students transferring to Universities for Engineering Degrees

On September 22, 2015, the STEM (Science Technology Engineering & Math Department) held a College transfer event. There were many colleges that participated, a college from as far as Bakersfield attended.

The STEM Department is a department that provides students academic support in a social learning environment. It is 100% funded through the U.S. Department of Education.

Teacher Spotlight: Travis Gibbs

When getting through college, it's easy to convince yourself that you may not succeed. Professor Travis Gibbs, one of our Psychology instructors here on MVC campus, is an exemplary product of determination in life and within education.

Professor Travis Gibbs

Long Lines Anger MVC Students at Financial Aid Office

The one place that most students always dread going to on campus, is the Financial Aid Office.

If you've ever been to the financial aid office, you've probably seen or been in the line to speak to an adviser. Whether you're picking up forms, turning in information, or trying to figure out where you refund is, we've all been there.

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