Saddleback goes clubbing

The first Inter-Club Council meeting of the semester

Alexandria Larsen


Saddleback College will be having its first club rush this coming Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1p.m., in the quad. It will be specially themed for Valentine’s Day, and will feature many same themed games and activities, food trucks and an ice cream run, as stated in the ICC’s first meeting, held last Thursday in SSC 212. Every club table will have a special station set up with different toppings and ice cream.

The Inter-Club Council held its first meeting l to discuss the clubs that will be on campus this semester. There will be a total of 38 clubs which is about double the amount of semesters past.

Here is a list of clubs that will be on campus this semester:

Anime Club

This club meets Wednesdays from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in BGS 253. The members of this club watch anime shows and will be playing cards and games as well.

For more information, contact Marisa at

Applied Science and Engineering Club

“This club will meet officially the first Wednesday of every month in HS 101. This club’s main goal is to facilitate scientific learning through hands-on engineering projects to prepare it’s members for transferring to engineering courses. We try to incorporate real-world requirements when possible. The activities we have planned include a fighting robot competition (still in the idea stage) and a pumpkin launch.” -Michael Fusco

For Information, contact Michael at

Appreciation of Philipino American Culture (APAC)

This club meets Mondays from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in BGS 235. APAC is dedicated to furthering knowledge of Pilipino cultures and traditions. It provides a warm and friendly atmosphere. Their mission is to promote knowledge of the Pilipino culture to the community.

For more information, email

Architecture Club

This club meets Mondays and occasional Wednesdays from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. in TAS 216. “We are certified by the American Institute of Architecture Students. We want students to understand about architecture and we are working with the Environmental Awareness Club. The purpose of this club is to encourage students to participate in various activities. We have many trips planned through fundraising we did last semester.” -Liz Van Dyke

For more information, contact Nicole at

Astronomy/ Physics Club

“This club organizes various talks each month from Saddleback and IVC professors about different physics and astronomy subjects. Various activities are scheduled throughout the semester.” -

For more information, contact Sky at

Ayudando Chicano Latino A Mover Obstaculos (ACLAMO)

 ACLAMO assists chicano as latino students by removing educational barriers in the forms of community service, outreach and events, and cultural awareness.” -

For more information, contact Yesenia at

Baha’i Club

For more information, contact Chantel at

The Bible Club

For more information, contact Colin at

California Nursing Students Association (CNSA)

For more information, contact Lori at

Chemistry 4 Life

This club meets Fridays from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in SM 109. “The chemistry 4 life club is an energetic organization for the satisfaction of thirst of knowledge in chemistry.” -

For more information, contact Shayan at

Christian Ministry

This club meets Wednesdays from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. in BGS 255. “Exists to help bring clarity to the uncertainty of college students for any question they may have.” –

For more information, contact Ryan at

Circle K International

“Built on the tenants of leadership, fellowship, and service, we are more than just a club. We are an internationally recognized community service and leadership-building organization making a difference in our world through service events.” -

For more information, contact Janesse at

Culinary Club

For more information, contact Maria at

Entrepreneurial Business Club EBC

EBC is a network and community of diverse business students as well as anyone interested in business and professional development and exploration.  They meet once a week on Thursdays at 5pm in BGS 325.  

“We want to provide an opportunity for students to broaden their contacts, relationships with like-minded peers, career exploration, and to enhance our networking in prospective job markets.” –

For more information,

Environmental Awareness Club

This club meets Mondays from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in TAS 225. “We’re here to bring environmental awareness to campus with emphasis on students and what they care about.” -Drew Yearwood

For more information, contact Bryan at

Fabrication Design Manufacturing Club

For more information, contact John at

Garden Designers

For more information, contact John at

Global Activists Club

“We work with many different global causes such as Invisible Children, The ONE Movement, and LINK (Liberty in North Korea). We will be meeting Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m. in SSC 211C.” -

For more information, contact Abby at

Helping Hands Sociology Club

“We are a non-profit club based out of Saddleback College. Our goal is to positively impact people’s lives locally and around the world.”

For more information, email

Honors Student Council

“We strive for success and seek the knowledge to discover whatever it is we pursue.” -

For more information, contact Joshua at

Improv Club

For more information, contact Branden at

Latter Day Saint Student Association

For more information, contact Christopher at

International Club

For more information, contact Ha Ly at

MMA Athletics Club

“I am passing on the art of Jeet Kune Do, Bruce Lee’s Martial Art. We work within all ranges of fighting: kicking, boxing, trapping, and grappling. Weekly meetings and monthly seminars with a full level instructor will be held. It is $30 a semester for training and shirts and is a lot of fun as well as a great way to get get in shape.” -Ernest Raheb

For more information, contact Ernest at

Newton Math Club of Saddleback College

“The Newton Math Club is the official math clab of Saddleback College. We proudly help students by offering free tutoring and workshops. Our meetings will be held every two weeks in the SM building but our specific location is unknown right now.” -Rouzbeh Soleymani, Club President

For more information, contact Rouzbeh at

Persian Culture Club

For more information, contact Ryan at

Poetry Club

“We are an unofficial club named Dead Poet’s Society. We meet in the student lounge on Thursdays to read poetry. Our activities this semester will include reading poetry in the quad and at our meetings. We love poetry!” -Thomas Monroe

For more information, contact Thomas at

PSI BETA and Psychology Club

For more information, contact James at

Roller Hockey Club

Saddleback CMSSC 211C

For more information, contact Ryan at

Saddleback Salsa Club

For more information, contact Sarah at

SCTA Future Teachers Club

“The SCTA Future Teacher’s Club’s purpose is to develop skilled and passionate future educators. Their activities include conference, workshops, social events, and community service.” -

For more information, contact Francisco at

Spontaneous Awareness Club

For more information, contact Zachary and Victoria at


For more information, contact Eric at

Veterans Club

For more information, contact Jayson at

We Speak English Club

“We have created a group of english and non-english speakers who want to help students practice english.” -

For more information, contact Evan at

Young Democrats

“We meet every Friday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in BGS 253. Our members become informed about political issues affecting them at all levels. We also provide volunteer opportunities in the support of democratic candidates and causes.” -

For more information, contact Kathryn at


Yasamin Enshaeian, Chair of the Inter-Club Council, stated “We do not know exactly which or how many clubs there will be at Wednesday’s club rush. Some don’t show up.” 

Wednesday’s club rush is bound to be a very fun event and a wonderful prelude to Valentine’s Day on Thursday.  See you there!