Despite pleas from PCC football players to retain their coach during the Board of Trustees meeting yesterday, the board unanimously decided to name Fullerton quarterbacks coach Tom Maher the new head coach of the Lancers football team.
50 new faculty main focus in president’s forum
Thought-provoking questions challenging all of those involved were being asked during Superintendent-President Dr. Rajen Vurdien’s forum held in the Creveling Lounge Tuesday afternoon.
Softball shuts out ELAC and heads home early
The Lancers softball team showed off their hitting skills in a crushing 10-0 blow out win over East Los Angeles Tuesday at Robinson Park.
Lancers softball throws it home in nail-biting win
PCC softball pulled off an intense game winning play in the last inning as Orange Coast College (OCC) tried to rally back, ending the game with a final score of 4-3 Saturday at OCC.
Seeing a better future for visually impaired students
Students have been putting up with antiquated and inaccurate braille signs throughout the older buildings on campus for years and now campus clubs and the administration are finally coming together to build a stronger, more accessible campus for current and incoming disabled students.
Baseball’s slugfest comes to an end
The men’s baseball team defeated West LA, 16-10, on Thursday before suffering their first loss of the season to Cerro Coso, 4-3 in 14 innings.
Psychological services gives students relationship advice
You constantly fight about the smallest things. You feel suffocated and controlled, but you can’t get out. You are blamed for everything. You feel like you can never get a word in. These are just a few examples of the warning signs of an unhealthy relationship that PCC’s Psychological Services is here to help students with.
Bail on boycotting Beyoncé
(Bigotes de Gato CC photo credit link) During Super Bowl weekend, 20-time Grammy award winner Beyoncé dropped her new music video for “Formation.” In her video, Beyoncé used scenes from Hurricane Katrina, and a spray-painted message saying “Stop Killing Us.” At the Super Bowl halftime show, she performed her new single along with dancers dressed up as Black Panthers.
Biotech program receives $3 million grant
The PCC biotechnology department has just been awarded a whopping $3 million grant from the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) for their CIRM Bridges internship program. The program is an internship within the biotechnology department for students who are specifically interested in stem cell career paths.
Ujima ball brings students and staff together for annual event
On Thursday afternoon, Ujima students defeated program faculty and staff in their annual basketball game in the gymnasium.