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What is the role of social media after an earthquake?

Whether it’s for the attention or to cope with the situation, the use of social media during an event like an earthquake something used by students and professionals to learn about an earthquake. Continue reading

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Pasadena offers bountiful hiking adventures

With Pasadena being so close to the mountains, the adventurous among us should take advantage of all the opportunities that nature affords. Pasadena provides the perfect climate for year-round hiking and with several mountain ranges within close proximity, there’s always … Continue reading

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Flowers and formaldehyde: human dissection offered in spring

A single white curtain hanging in the open doorway of a particular room in the science village blocks wandering eyes for their own good.

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Student seeks to effect change, starting in his own ‘hood

Evan Sena wants to effect change through his education at Pasadena City College by seeking a future in counseling at-risk youth, starting with his own neighborhood. Continue reading

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Student social gaming fills the gap

Student gamers desiring a social outlet are using social gaming on and off-campus as a way to combat stress while simultaneously gaining skills in ways they never had imagined. Continue reading

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To leave the nest or not?

An 18th birthday is supposed to be one of the major milestones in a young person’s life.
The 18th birthday grants many new rights and responsibilities. At 18, a person can own property, apply for military service, serve on a jury, purchase tobacco and pornography, and drive unrestricted in most states.
But the 18th birthday can also be a source of anxiety for some, as they are expected to embrace the title of adulthood that has suddenly been dropped into their laps. Continue reading

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PCC 24: One Day at PCC

The PCC Courier captures what happens in a 24-hour period of school life on April, 2014.  

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Learning hospitality one scoop at a time

For a PCC college student, finding the perfect job to fit a school schedule is hard. Finding one that fits an education goal is a unique flavor all its own.

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The time is now

  Attaining a college degree, pursuing a music career, and training for the 2016 Olympics are all commendable, full time commitments by themselves. Pasadena Sophomore Sophia Kapri is currently tackling all of these things at once.

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Soaring to great heights

The track and field team is having one of the better seasons of any PCC sports team this semester, but lately it’s been the athletes who throw barbaric objects through the air for distance who are turning heads.

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