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
E-mail: [email protected]
Advertising Manager: [email protected]

Lariat is an independent student-run public forum. It is available in print, published four-five times per semester. Watch for the current issue on newsstands on Wednesdays.  Our online publication,, is updated daily. 

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.  You can also follow us on social media:

Instagram / Twitter:  @lariatnews

Lariat Staff – Spring 2018

Editor-in-Chief / Social Media Editor:  Ashley Hern
Managing Editor / Social Media Assistant:  Andrea Clemett
Production Editor:  Marissa Yocham
Sports Editor:  Elizabeth Williams
Opinion Editor: Andrea Clemett
Life/Culture/A&E Editors: Ashley Hern/Andrea Clemett 
Copy Editor: Holly Broxterman

Contributors:  Richard Eldridge, Austin Weatherman

Lariat Advertising 
Office:  949-582-4688
Email:   [email protected]
Advertising Manager:  Ali Dorri

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