A deeper look into the PCC music department

By Alumni Staff November 7, 2007 0

Whether students have been taking piano lessons since they were five or just started fooling around with the guitar last year, they can find lots of ways to hone their skills in the Music Department.Steven…

Individuality hijacked by corporate brands

By Alumni Staff November 7, 2007 0

Do a Google search for "shoes say a lot about you" next time you are in the Shatford Library or the learning assistance center. The results say a lot about a society battered over the…

Students use MySpace to display their artwork

By Alumni Staff November 7, 2007 0

With today's advancing technology, new ways of artistic expression are being discovered. Musicians and artists especially, have found solace in the popular website MySpace for demonstrating their talent.The website itself was founded in 2003 by…

Republican candidates on college affordability

By Alumni Staff November 7, 2007 0

The top contenders in the Republican primary - Rudy Giuliani, Fred Thompson, and Mitt Romney - have yet to really address college affordability or lower tuition rates in any way, shape or form.Giuliani, the more…

Thomson wins seat on Board of Trustees

By Alumni Staff November 7, 2007 0

PCC's newly elected trustee Bill Thomson attended the Board of Trustees meeting last night, after defeating Charles Nelson for the sole contested seat in the Tuesday election.Thomson ran as a candidate of consensus, not change,…

Officials plan campus text message alert system

By Alumni Staff November 7, 2007 0

In an instant, a text message can save lives. As part of Safety Week, PCC will introduce a new service that will use text messaging to notify students of emergencies on campus.From Nov. 13-16, Police…

Courier staff honored at journalism convention

By Alumni Staff November 7, 2007 0

The Courier staff won a range of awards from first places to honorable mentions at the Journalism Association of Community College's convention on Saturday.The fall convention was hosted at Cal State Fullerton and community colleges…

Getting into the Marine Corps was so important to Lance Cpl. Rogelio Ramirez that he picked up a pair of scissors one morning and cut off a tattoo deemed inappropriate by recruiters.A former PCC student,…