Anthro student torn between bones and books

By Renee Miranda May 16, 2018 0

Emily Ovalle sits in the quad eating her strawberry crepe, sipping on her Starbucks caramel macchiato. Ovalle passionately talked about her current lifestyle and family’s background which played a huge part on why she chose…

Five large, unblemished pieces of paper hung on one side of the room, framing the seated audience. The papers are stark and barren except for a single term written across the tops of each page,…

Behind the words of Ana Castillo

By Renee Miranda April 4, 2018 0

Esteemed writer Ana Castillo began to write as a young activist in the 1970s. She used her poetry as a form of social protest by exploring the political and ethical implications of her personal experience.…

Nurturing Latinas’ futures at PCC conference

By Mandie Montes March 28, 2018 0

When my sister, Becky Montes was a mere two years-old, my mother, Teresa Montalvo, introduced her to advocacy for other Latinas—my sister just didn’t know it at the time. They lived in a tiny, beige…

Lancers’ Lives: Sculpting life through ceramics

By Sarah Gillespie March 21, 2018 0

The class atmosphere on Tuesday night ceramics in PCC’s Visual Art department is unreserved and easygoing. Two artists brought cookies to share. Students chatted while they wedged clay, a process of kneading the clay to…