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Welding Her Way to the Top: Snow Shines at Thunderhill

On Feburary 23rd, 2024 Thunderhill Raceway was alive with the pulse of racing engines and the buzz of excitement. Amidst the electrifying atmosphere, 19-year-old…

How Sierra Baseball is Working to Avoid Injuries

For most people an injury is just an inconvenience. Something that slows them down for a few weeks, or maybe a couple months, though…
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No Quick Fix for Sierra’s Parking Problems

When a new semester of college begins students everywhere deal with a familiar problem: a lack of parking. When the Fall 2023 semester began…

Meditation for the Anxiety Generation

College students are often stressed and some even have anxiety and depression due to the pressures they face. According to Mental Health Therapist and Counselor…

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It’s Not a Man’s World

I began my journey as a welder in the Welding Program at Sierra College. I was first introduced to it in the five-week, “Intro to Welding” course and instantly fell in love. The whole idea of fusing metals together really…

Enjoying and Caring for Local Waters

For many Sacramento area residents, the ideal summer includes visiting local water spots, lying along the American River, soaking up the sun with a good book, or cooking on a BBQ at Folsom Lake. While these are fun go-tos every…

Coming Back Again: An Alumni Story

The constant bustle of a student seems never-ending. Graduation somehow seems so close, yet so far away. Completing courses from one school opens up opportunities for more at another. Attending commencement isn’t the end because there’s another waiting for you…
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Social Media: Why the Bad Reputation?

What are the effects of social media use? Are they negative, or positive? In the past decade, it has become an increasingly substantial part of our lives. Many spend hours every day scrolling through their phone looking at Instagram or…

The Jew-cy Scoop on Jewish Holidays 

The months of September to December are the best times of the year. The cold weather is quite pleasant, not to mention many people…

Sheltering Refugees in Sacramento

The housing crisis affects tens of millions of people in the U.S., but few more than refugees.  Struggling with rent is defined as spending…

Sierra Grads Get Support with Transfer Trouble

After hundreds of lectures, awkward Zoom interactions, and more than a few 11:59 pm submission scrambles, many community college students will find themselves ready…

From Cleaning to Leading: The Life of an Undocumented Student

The things we take for granted. In our daily coexistence with different people, we take many things for granted. However, there are people in…