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Veteran, student, biologist, and geneticist: in that order

Comus Hardman is an approachable and friendly person. He met his girlfriend while attending a PCC ballroom dance class. He studied biology with fervor. He has served in the U.S. Navy. His sights are set high with wanting to become … Continue reading

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Fashion donation stitches new creativity

It was just the first week, but the fashion design students already had hands on deck. Eyes were fixated upon laptops with illustrations. Designs on paper filled tables, adorned with swatches of fabrics that students were constantly mixing and matching. … Continue reading

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Freedom of expression through a pencil

Protesters took to the streets of Paris and the Internet after the attack at the offices of the weekly satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo. Here on campus, design and jewelry instructor Kay Yee informed students and faculty by creating a small display in the Center for the Arts celebrating freedom of expression. Continue reading

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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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