Mt. SAC news

KSAK 90.1 FM nabs awards

Mt. San Antonio Colleges radio station, 90.1 KSAK FM, recently won four awards for reporting and use of sound at the Radio and Television News Associations annual Golden Mike Awards ceremony held on Jan. 26 at the Universal Hilton in Hollywood.

The station won the Best Sports Reporting and Best Use of Sound Golden Mikes for the Super Bowl and the Alumni feature in Division B for radio stations with fewer than six full-time staff.

Super Bowl and the Alumni is a light-hearted observation on the West Coasts lack of interest in Super Bowl XLI between the Indianapolis Colts and the Chicago Bears.

The piece showcased audio from the Bears defensive lineman and Mt. SAC alumnus Alfonzo Boone.

KSAK also won Golden Mikes for Best Entertainment Reporting, Division B, and Best Feature News Series Reporting, One Division, for the feature series Silly Songs, Serious Respect on Weird Al Yankovic.

The three-part biography covers Yankovics rise from Southern California nerd to music superstar. In the One Division category, large and small radio stations compete against each other.

The Radio and Television News Association of Southern California annually honors the best in radio and television, ranging from the major networks to college stations.

Mt. SAC to Stage An Evening of Short Original Plays, Under the Gun

The Mt. San Antonio College Theater Program will stage an evening of short original plays, Under the Gun, at 8 p.m. Feb. 14-16 with a matinee performance at 2 p.m. on Feb. 17 in the Mt. SAC Performing Arts Center Studio Theater.

Under the Gun is a collection of short plays by contemporary American playwrights with unique takes on how people cope with their fears when under pressure.

Tickets are $12 for general admission and $9 for seniors and students. Mt. SAC is located at 1100 N. Grand Ave., Walnut.

For tickets and information, call the Mt. SAC Performing Arts Box Office at (909) 468-4050.