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 – Fall 2017


Editor-in-Chief:  Colin Reef
Managing Editor: Austin Weatherman
News Editor:  Adam Giles
Opinion Editor: Ally Beckwitt
Life Editors: Maria Marquez and Diana Tomseth 
Sports Editor: Hanna Peterson and DJ McAllister 

Media Editor: Daniela Sanchez

Copy Editor: Sam Price

Staff Writer: Joesph Fleming

Lariat Advertising 
Office:  949-582-4688
Advertising Manager:  Ali Dorri

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