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PCC Feminist Club rethink what is safety to our society

There is no place to protect people from sexual assault, stalking and domestic violence if no one stands up. These controversial issues are nationwide and worldwide and have been for a long time. It is not easy to resolve the … Continue reading

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Charismatic PCC One host makes the most of Time

Longtime Lancer Lens newscaster and independent film producer Laila Hajjali will soon leave PCC with two certificates and ambitions to start her own production company.

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Undocumented students find relief with UWB

With Obama’s new executive order concerning the status of undocumented immigrants, many concerns and questions have surfaced for undocumented students on campus.

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Prestigious bio-tech program helps give back to students and community

At the back of the Science Village there is a bungalow that houses the Biological Technology Program at PCC. Run by Dr. Pamela Eversole-Cire, the program is host to a grant that allows a select number of students to spend a year interning and developing their own stem cell projects. Continue reading

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Computer science lecture adds women to the discussion

Purple and white balloons accompanied simple, hastily-made signs with “She++” scrawled in black marker dotted throughout campus. For most, the phrase is a foreign combination of a word followed by plus signs. But to tech-heavy individuals, the message is clear: … Continue reading

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JPL systems engineer piques curiosity about Mars

Is there life on Mars? Many scientists dedicate their life to finding out whether the Red Planet was capable of sustaining life and any possibilities for new life to begin. Planetary geologist and Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL) systems engineer Dr. … Continue reading

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Students develop critical thought through Disney-centered class

Whether it was frequent visits to Disneyland or watching classic Disney animation, one professor’s childhood memories planted the seed that would soon blossom into a passion for examining Disney and its effects on pop culture.

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Stopping the hate with laughter and a kiss at the Playhouse

A single woman stands silent amongst a backdrop of looming brick apartments and the oppressive soundtrack of New York city din. It is the aftermath of an unknown trauma, and there begins the play’s series of time jumping vignettes that … Continue reading

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PCC Cares Team helps students and faculty cope with loss and grief

One Thursday afternoon in late October, not yet aware of the sad news that awaited them, the students in the English 100 class walked into the room and took their seats as they do at the beginning of every class. … Continue reading

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Road to success starts with Pathways

For many college freshmen, the transition from high school to college serves as the start of a new chapter in their life. Navigating the difficulties of college can pose an overwhelming threat to their educational career. One program seeks to … Continue reading

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