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Replacing Pluto, detecting earthquakes: Zooniverse turns students into mini scientists

September 3, 2020
  Pluto may have exited the planet club, but San Jacinto College students are searching for its replacement. “Backyard Worlds: Planet 9” and other online Zooniverse projects are engaging North Campus earth science students in citizen…

Seeking self-driven career? Try truck driving

August 25, 2020
  Your browser does not support the video tag. Adam Stringer was that kid with his face squished against the backseat car window, magnetized as 18-wheelers cruised past on the highway. As a teen and 20-something, he spied the San Jacinto…

San Jacinto College celebrates commencement virtually

August 19, 2020
  San Jacinto College celebrated its spring and summer graduates a little differently this year. Like many things in 2020, the commencement was held virtually. The ceremony started at 7 p.m., August 7 to a recorded welcome from San Jacinto…

‘I won the job lottery’: San Jac employees going strong past retirement age

July 31, 2020
Many adults anticipate retirement the way kids count the days until Christmas. But at San Jacinto College, some faculty and staff keep office hours beyond typical retirement age, enjoying the work itself. A few shared what keeps them at…

Connecting from a distance: How to stay in touch with loved ones during a global pandemic

July 31, 2020
  Keeping socially distant is the new normal during the COVID-19 era, but that doesn't mean you have to miss quality time with your loved ones. Thankfully, there are many applications for your mobile device or computer that will allow you…

Fighting Age Discrimination

July 29, 2020
Despite the growing numbers of a retiring workforce, the employment sector of those age 50 and older also continues to increase. According to the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), by 2024 there will be nearly 41 million…