The family of PCC student Reia Shapiro, killed in a car accident Sept. 29, has appealed for help in the investigation.The California Highway Patrol originally informed the family they thought Shapiro had been killed accidentally…

The ‘treat’ in a Halloween trick

By Alumni Staff October 24, 2007 0

The Halloween phrase "trick or treat" has long been associated with the holiday, but lately the "treat" has been embraced, leaving the "trick" with the unpopular costumes and sugar-free candy.As you get older, trick or…

Clubs join demonstration against police brutality

By Alumni Staff October 24, 2007 0

Demonstrators marched through the streets of Los Angeles on Monday in the first march against police brutality since PCC students were among those beaten and arrested at the MacArthur Park immigrant rights demonstration on May…

Trustee urges steps to a ‘greener’ campus

By Alumni Staff October 24, 2007 0

A member of the PCC Board of Trustees challenged students to change their behavior - even if slightly - to combat the growing global warming crisis, and to turn PCC into a sustainable 'green' campus."Hi…

Trustee election reopens gun debate

By Alumni Staff October 24, 2007 0

The November election could spur the Board of Trustees to revisit a policy that currently forbids campus police from carrying firearms. Of two candidates for the Board's sole contested seat, neither is committed to our…

Students, staff affected by wildfire storm

By Alumni Staff October 24, 2007 0

With wildfires blazing throughout Southern California, PCC students, faculty and staff continue to experience the devastating effects.For Leilani Roberts, PCC police department senior dispatcher, the wildfires hit close to home."You could just see a huge…

Immigration reform policies all mixed up

By Alumni Staff October 24, 2007 0

The Department of Homeland Security has dramatically stepped up raids against employers who hire illegal aliens. Recently, the Bush Administration opted to rewrite regulations to ease restrictions of how foreign laborers can legally be brought…