Archive | January, 2013

Vice President elected to Rose Parade Panel

Robert B. Miller is in line to serve as President of the 2021 Tournament of Roses. Continue reading

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New developments in bribery scandal cases

A wrongful termination claim has been filed against the District by one of the men was denied by the Board of Trustees. Continue reading

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OP-ED : Brown’s proposed budget ignores crucial programs

California colleges can breathe a sigh of relief with Gov. Jerry Brown proposed budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year but the court system and child care didn’t fare as well. Continue reading

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Academic Senate confirms 16-week calendar

Academic Senate President Dustin Hanvey confirmed that the college will be on a 16-week semester for the 2013-14 academic year at the Senate meeting on Jan. 28.

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New dean aims to make difference for students

Just as students begin to settle into routines at the college, so do faculty. Among them is new Dean of Academic Affairs Ofelia Arellano, ready to tackle the unique challenges presented to her. Continue reading

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OP-ED: Sensible gun control laws needed

It is not until recently, with the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Ct. last month, that the U.S. has decided to seriously look at the guns themselves as a cause of the problem and officials are starting to take steps to reduce gun violence. Now is the time to make a change. Continue reading

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Softball starts season 1-3 after “Best on Grass” Tournament

A huge win over Orange Coast College on Jan. 25 foreshadowed potential as the young team swept the Pirates 17-5 in the fifth inning. Continue reading

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High caffeine drinks may be risky

Drinking beverages high in caffeine may cause unwanted symptoms that can make it harder to concentrate for students who rarely drink caffeine. Continue reading

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Alumnus in Super Bowl credits PCC

PCC alumus David Reed, former wide receiver for the Lancers who will play in Sunday’s Super Bowl, said in an email received by the Courier on Wednesday that he gives credit to his time at PCC for his successful career in the National Football League. Continue reading

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A Look Back With: Nicholas Mather

Religious studies instructor integrates meditation into the learning process. Continue reading

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