FROM THE EDITOR: A very special edition

By Alumni Staff July 1, 2012 1

By Neil Protacio Editor in Chief 2012 The two journalism classes (writers and photographers) that make up the staff of the Courier had just wrapped their last meeting of the semester June 7 when news…

NOTEBOOK: Eyewitness to history

By Philip McCormick June 13, 2012 0

It was stunning. At about 10 a.m. two officials wearing sweatshirts emblazoned with “Los Angeles County DA” on their backs, got out of a car that had just pulled into Parking Lot 1 and walked…

EDITORIAL: A dark chapter dawns

By Alumni Staff June 12, 2012 1

Spring 2012 has been the most volatile semester in the recent history of PCC. The semester that began with protests has ended with more protests and the criminal investigation of two administrators. It is shameful…

Same-sex marriage continues to be the subject of heated debate. California, for example, has recently moved Proposition 8 to the hands of the Supreme Court after judges of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals…

State should do more to aid homless vets

By Alumni Staff June 6, 2012 0

The second ever Road Home symposium at PCC in April shone much needed attention on veterans' needs, most especially for those stricken with post traumatic stress disorder. But with Los Angeles county reporting a large…

Justice was served in Ravi sentencing

By Alumni Staff May 30, 2012 0

            Tears of relief, not sadness were shed by Dharun Ravi, the former Rutgers student who was found guilty of spying on his roommate with a webcam, after a judge made the right call by…

Ravi deserved tougher sentence

By Alumni Staff May 30, 2012 0

            Tyler Clementi, a Rutgers University undergrad, threw himself off the George Washington bridge in New York City on Sept. 22, 2010.             In the days before his death, Clementi's roommate, Dharun Ravi, had used…