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MiraCosta College Student News

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The class stands in the outdoor area of the ceramics class as Maggie Skidmore presents the larger of her two “crackpots”.
Hot glue, ravens and vulnerability - advanced ceramics demands more than a pottery wheel
Aria Ines and Patricia Rand May 20, 2022

Editor's note: The following is a photo story covering a session of Ceramics IV as the students present their creations and explain them to the...

Notes from Millers ANTH101H class by student Claire Benham. Whiteboards are crucial to in-person learning, with professors and students making use of them again with the return to the classroom.
Professors bring back what they learned on Zoom
Lydia Schmidtler and Jason Kanetakis May 20, 2022

Two years after the pandemic started, professors are eager to share what they learned while navigating the world of Zoom. The move to an online environment presented many new challenges and elements to the world of teaching that haven't been seen before - at least not in the mainstream. With most classes now back...

An online class of English 52 getting ready to start on Zoom. The support course strengthens students writing abilities.
A helping hand
Lydia Schmidtler, Correspondent • May 18, 2022
Banana Dang Coffee is a family-owned coffee shop with a spin. Offering Banana Mocha Frappe and Dirty Banana Mylk coffees, on top of the usual beverages, the hearty store has lots of its own merchandise including hats and coffee grounds.
Banana Dang Coffee: a must-try local cafe
Aria Ines, Photgrapher/Videographer • February 7, 2022
Point guard Lamont Couch Jr. brings the ball past half-court early in the first quarter of MCCs first championship tournament game since 1998.
A historic season for MiraCosta College men's basketball team
Lydia Schmidtler, Correspondent • May 11, 2022

The men's basketball team had a historic season this year. The team’s season came to an end on March 11 at the State Championship with a loss...

The womens volleyball team huddles around Coach Johnson before practice formally starts in the MiraCosta College gymnasium.
MiraCosta women’s volleyball team sets up impressive debut season under new coach
Keyan Zokaie, Sports Editor • December 16, 2021

MiraCosta College’s women’s volleyball impressed over a long and difficult season, citing teamwork as their primary reason for success. The...

Oceanside campus Spartan field from the north-side entrance. This is the field’s only entrance point for visitors. Construction started in January of 2018, and is currently in its close-out stage of construction.
A fresh start on fresh grass
Keyan Zokaie, Sports Editor • November 18, 2021

Article was updated on Nov. 18, 3:05 p.m. to clarify that Measure MM is a bond not a government grant. In the summer of 2021,...

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Encanto” introduces the Madrigal family who live in a charmed house, called an Encanto, surrounded by the mountains of Colombia. But when the magic of the Encanto is in danger, Mirabel, who is the only ordinary Madrigal, may be the last hope. Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Animation Studios. © 2021 Disney. All Rights Reserved.
Walt Disney animator Laura Han may inspire those in higher education
Mia Sherman February 16, 2022

While many children and adults enjoy watching Disney films, not everyone is aware of the process for creating an animated movie. Oftentimes...

David Bowies Jareth the Goblin King tempts Sarah, the protagonist, with an embodiment of her desires in a scene from the movie Labyrinth. Photo courtesy of Fathom Events.
Jim Henson’s “Labyrinth” rereleased in theaters
Amelia Kaiser, News and Features Editor • September 15, 2021

Jim Henson’s “Labyrinth” returned to theaters this week to celebrate the film’s 35th anniversary by screening it at select locations...

The ASG election ended on Apr. 28 with  Monserrate Ayala (pictured) securing the position of president.
Meet the new Associated Student Government president
Lydia Schmidtler, Correspondent • May 20, 2022
Recently, MiraCosta College held its Associated Student Government elections. Monserrate Ayala was elected MCC student president. MCC ASG has six elected positions, one of which is president. The job of the student body president is to advocate for and be the voice of the students.
Womens March for abortion rights
Women's March for abortion rights
Amelia Kaiser, News and Features Editor • October 16, 2021
Oct. 2 - A marcher for San Diego's Women's March for abortion rights holds a sign depicting a wire coat hanger. The hanger is a symbolic reminder of the dangers of banning abortion. Prior to Roe v. Wade’s protection of legal abortions, people desperately sought out dangerous procedures that were performed with hangers, leading to complications and sometimes death.
The Library and Information Hub at the Oceanside campus is open to all those who are cleared to return on campus. The hours of operation are Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
MiraCosta Library offers free access to popular movies and big name magazines
Jason Kanetakis, Editor-in-Chief • October 6, 2021
Academic articles for research papers, movie and e-book databases, Verizon wifi hotspots, and a complimentary New York Times subscription all come included with being a MiraCosta College student. These programs are provided for...
“Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings” is the first solo film by Marvel Studios starring an Asian-American superhero and largely Asian-American cast and crew. Released only in theaters, “Shang-Chi” has had a big impact on the box office. Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios. ©Marvel Studios 2021. All Rights Reserved.
“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” was the superhero movie I craved as a kid
Amy Eager, Multimedia Reporter • October 4, 2021

I recently saw Marvel’s “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” directed by Destin Daniel Cretton that was released only in theatres...

MiraCosta Cafeteria
Emmanuel Garcia September 11, 2019