Trustee to attend anti-violence panel meeting

By Alumni Staff October 3, 2007 0

Board of Trustees president Consuelo Rey Castro will be the second PCC representative to the new committee on gang violence, but will be the sole attendee at the first meeting.The public has been encouraged to…

Trial of 4 in student’s slaying is delayed

By Alumni Staff October 3, 2007 0

The suspects in the killing of PCC student Joseph Molina were back in court Sept. 27 in downtown Los Angeles, but their case was postponed.Mitsie Oso, 28, Sarah Lopez, 25, Jose Resendez, 30, and Leonardo…

Faculty dumps union in landslide

By Alumni Staff October 3, 2007 0

After 30 years as its representative, The California Teachers Association/ Community College Association has been dumped by the faculty at PCC. Faculty voted by a 2 to 1 margin in September to replace CTA/CCA with…

Contract for technology overhaul OK’d

By Alumni Staff October 3, 2007 0

The board of trustees approved a contract on Sept. 19 with Verizon Wireless for $6.8 million to overhaul PCC's infrastructure network.The money for the upgrades will come from Measure P funding, which was passed by…

Athlete killed in hit-and-run

By Alumni Staff October 3, 2007 0

Reia Shapiro, a returning PCC women's basketball player, was struck down Saturday morning in a hit and run accident.Driving on the 210 Freeway she clipped the center divider and spun out of control. After she…

Sports teams bring pride back

By Alumni Staff October 3, 2007 0

Last year PCC didn't have much going on with sports as teams had forgettable seasons. This time around, with more experienced coaches and better recruiting, the Lancers are fighting strong and winning more. Football, soccer,…

Suspect held in slaying of PCC student

By Alumni Staff September 26, 2007 0

The search for the homicide suspect Isaac Campbell, in the slaying of PCC student Liya Jessie Lu, has reached an end after officials arrested him in Minneapolis, Minn. on Thursday."Isaac Campbell was taken into custody…

Track championship title withdrawn by state

By Alumni Staff September 26, 2007 0

After winning the state championship in May for the first time since 1984, the PCC men's track and field team had their title stripped by the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) on Friday.The CCCAA…

Campus police gathered in the Quad to deflate tension between students and a religious demonstrator on Wednesday.Though Paul Mitchell, the religious demonstrator, was leaving a little after 2 p.m., he still had much to say…