Germania Club: Lost in culture, not translation

By Becky Nava December 11, 2017 0

The paths of Germany’s lustrous countryside were riddled with crushed leaves. Their dull, orange hue, an offbeat offset to the vibrant green captured in the surrounding vegetation on the hills. The deep midnight blue still…

Shifting priorities in the honors program

By Jefferson Huynh October 11, 2017 0

He dresses in a formal business attire and dawns a black dress shoe, while carrying a bag filled with his planners and notebooks. Inside his planner consists of day-to-day activities that range from grading class…

From PCC to Yale: Student Trustee prevails

By Emeline Beltran July 11, 2017 2

It was late Wednesday afternoon in early May at the Office of Student Life, where outgoing Student Trustee and political science major Nune Garipian was wrapping up work. She was about to head out to…

Blind debater delivers despite self doubt

By Emeline Beltran May 30, 2017 0

As Speech and Debate director Cindy Phu and head coaches Allan Axibal-Cordero and Jay Arntson were breaking down the syllabus, explaining events, and outlining upcoming tournaments on the first day of class, student Laura Davila…

Jacob Ahumada is a music major who enjoys reading Haruki Murakami, Aldous Huxley, and is studying German to read Nietzsche in its original form. He loves playing Bach and was reading The Brothers Karamazov under…

Former teen mom triumphs through trials

By Emeline Beltran November 30, 2016 0

The moment she found out she was a soon-to-be mom at only 13 years old, Roseanne Rivera was convinced by her mother that her life was over. She was an honors student and cheerleader at…