Tragedies spur safety reforms then and now
One night in 1986, a young college student was murdered in her dorm room at Lehigh University. She did not know her attacker, a fellow student, had been stalking her for some time. She did not know that there had been several reports of violent incidents on her campus in the months leading to her tragic death, and thus she did not feel that she was in any danger. She did not know any of this, because no one was required to tell her.
Student wins PCC One Host spot through hustle and heart
Students stopped in recognition, smiled and shook hands with charismatic and tenacious broadcasting student Josh Zielinksi, the winner of a hosting gig on Lancer Lens’ PCC One, the video news show broadcasted throughout the campus that informs PCC students of upcoming news and events.
Women’s soccer get on track with 2-0 victory
The Lancers women’s soccer team grabbed its first win of the season in Tuesday’s home opener, blanking the Cuyamaca College Coyotes 2-0 at Robinson Stadium.
Men’s soccer outshoots San Diego Mesa 4-2
The men’s soccer team fired on all cylinders against home team San Diego Mesa College in a dominant 4-2 win on Monday.
No more free flu vaccinations for some PCC students
PCC will not offer free flu vaccines this year to students who have health insurance and supplies meant for uninsured students have yet to arrive, a school official said.
Communication is key to continued volleyball success
Before the 2014 season began, the Lancers volleyball team and coaching staff were well aware of the big shoes to team had to fill. Gone from last year’s team are the Lancers’ all-time aces and kills leader, Nora To’omalatai, and last season’s vocal leader Thula Parks.
Rare work by ceramics innovator to be displayed
A rare bronze sculpture by a ceramics innovator will soon take up residence on the second floor of the Center for the Arts building. Ken Price created “The Magic Thumb” in 1995, and although the material is unusual, the piece’s organic quality is a staple of the artist’s body of work, according to Visual Arts and Media Studies Professor Brian Tucker. “Many of his pieces have these biomorphic forms that suggest flesh,” said Tucker. “A lot of them have an erotic suggestion.” The distinctive feature …
Op-Ed: College seeks brave soul for difficult position
One of the most important duties of a public relations director is to communicate with the press and other outlets in order to publish new information in a timely manner and to manage relationships with media outlets while making the organization in question look good. During the last year, those responsibilities were not consistently executed. Interim Director of Public Relations Valerie Wardlaw has moved on after a year at the position. She took on the position during one of the most controversial times for the …
The mobile phone hostage crisis
Earlier this month Apple released the details about its latest mobile device, the iPhone 6, and immediately social media erupted as consumers all over the world began proclaiming either praise or disdain for the new product.