The Lariat is the official student-run newspaper for Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, Calif.

Established 1968

28000 Marguerite Pkwy, Mission Viejo CA 92692.
LRC 116
Telephone: 949-582-4688
Advertising Manager:

Lariat is an independent student-run public forum. It is available in print, published biweekly, on Wednesday, unless otherwise noted.

One copy of the Lariat is free. Additional copies may be purchased at the Lariat newsroom.

Letters to the Editor are welcome. Please limit letters to 200 words and include a name, valid email address, telephone number, and signature. All letters are subject to editing.

Unsigned editorials represent the views of the Lariat’s editorial board and do not represent the views of  Saddleback College or the South Orange County Community College District. was launched in fall 2007.

Lariat Staff – Spring 2016

Editor-in-Chief:  Kseniya Taranyuk
Managing Editor: Breanna Greenup
Associate Editor:  Nick Nenad

News Editor:  Kurtis Rattay
Opinion Editor: Nick Alaimo
A&E /Features Editor: Sasha Baharestani
Life Editor: Matthew Kirkland
Sports Editor:  Angel Grady
Photo Editor: Betsy Johnson
Multimedia/Online Editor:  Austin Weatherman
Staff Reporters:  Dominic Ebel, Jacob Tatham, Julia McCloskey, Jordan Rangel

Lariat Advertising Staff
Office:  949-582-4688

Advertising Manager:  Ali Dorri
Advertising Sales: Austin Weatherman

Lariat Faculty & Staff

Co-advisors:  Prof. Tim Posada / Prof. MaryAnne Shults
Instructional Asst. / Lab Tech:   Ali Dorri