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PCCPD seeks donations for those in need

The Pasadena Community College Police Department is asking the public to donate new or slightly used backpacks and school supplies for kids who don’t have the proper supplies needed for school.

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EXCLUSIVE: Spurned Oscar winner strikes back at alma mater

Oscar winner Dustin Lance Black responds to having his invitation rescinded as PCC’s 2014 commencement speaker due to a 2009 sex “scandal.” Continue reading

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Board addresses problematic commencement policy

After miscommunication issues arose about who has the final decision regarding who the commencement speaker will be, the Board of Trustees decided to take a closer look at its policy Wednesday night.

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EDITORIAL: The McCollege of Pasadena

Community colleges throughout the nation seem to be teaching their students on the cheap. And is it in the best interest of the student to be taught almost 60 percent of their community college education by part-time professors?

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Oscar winner and PCC alumnus disinvited to Spring Commencement ceremony

After being placed atop a Board approved short list of potential commencement speakers earlier this semester, the college decided against selecting Oscar winning screenwriter and PCC alumnus Dustin Lance Black

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Employees say goodbye to PCC

As the semester approaches its end and students get ready to leave PCC, some of the employees who have helped them along their journey are also making their departure.

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First salvo in war of surveys released

The Academic Senate presented the results of their Town Hall Survey to a room full of faculty, staff and students with representatives of the administration noticeably absent April 17.

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OP-ED: Metro fare hike hurts those most dependent

If you depend on the L.A. County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to commute to school or work, your pockets may see a little less change with the MTA’s recent fare increase proposal. Continue reading

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Associated Students argue no student input in campus surveys

The Associated Students aired its concerns Wednesday about student workers being barred from participating in the Campus Climate Survey distributed by the administration. Continue reading

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Academic Senate elections virtually uncontested

The Academic Senate completed the elections for its new Executive Committee members last week with only one of the four positions contested.

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