Former PCC student and Courier editor-in-chief Daniel Archuleta died suddenly at his home in El Sereno last week. He was 38.
PCC Health Services: small fee, big benefits
Did you know that your student health fee provides a variety of health consultation and assistance from pregnancy, disease and infection prevention to mental health and counseling services? Registered students can go to PCC Health Services, located in D105, where doctors, registered nurses, and a registered dietitian are all available for consultation and by appointment. Students have to bring ID and be enrolled in classes to make an appointment.
Guns are dangerous, especially in the wrong hands
Guns are sold to people all over the country. They are deadly, but it isn’t the gun that does the shooting—it is the shooter. We could eliminate guns, but that would not stop a disturbed individual from finding a way to kill what they think are the enemy or fighting the battle that is within.
School in violation of state educational code
After surveying other near by community colleges, PCC found that it is violating the California Educational Code by not offering financial aid students reduced priced parking permits, according to Senior Vice President Robert Miller.
Rocha not offered college presidency in New York
President Mark Rocha was not offered the position of president at Kingsborough Community College (KCC) in Brooklyn, New York, which he applied for earlier this year. The position went to Farley Herzek who is currently serving as interim president of Los Angeles Harbor College, according to KCC officials.
‘Nomads’: Left without a home
Paintings and sculptures dominate many galleries in the art world but “Nomads,” the current exhibit in the Boone Family Art Gallery, focuses on the humble art of printmaking.
Editorial: The Out of Control Cash Cow
Whether it’s for alleged sexual misconduct, physical assault, corruption, or for mysterious reasons, placing faculty and staff on paid administrative leave has become the norm here at PCC. Paid administrative leave is basically putting employees on timeout while they still receive full pay and benefits on the taxpayer’s dime. And usually, these positions are filled with temporary personnel that are left in limbo or the positions are not filled at all. It is unfair to students to be taught by someone who is uncertain of …
World Cup Shines Spotlight on Growing Popularity of Soccer in the U.S.
The FIFA World Cup is the world’s most watched sporting event. The month-long international tournament draws the attention of hardcore fans and casual fans alike. FIFA estimates that at least one billion people watched the World Cup Final in 2010, and the event draws millions of dollars in advertising revenue. It’s no mystery that the World cup gains so many viewers, as soccer is the world’s most popular sport. But the United States has always been an anomaly when it comes to the sport. Most …
$15 million awarded to create Career Pathway programs
The Career Pathway Trust awarded $15 million to Pasadena City College last month, allowing the school to develop new career programs centered around information technology and visual arts.
Senate debates no confidence vote for Board of Trustees
The Academic Senate debated holding a vote of no confidence for the Board of Trustees at Monday’s meeting. Many senators voiced their dissatisfaction with how the Board handled many issues this year. “I think some really bad decisions have been made, and I think that they should be held accountable,” said Academic Senate Treasurer Pat Rose. New Academic Senate Vice President Kris Pilon agreed. “I feel that the board members are the real gate keepers for policy and what happens at the college,” she said. …