Monday Oct. 26th:
Predicting crime: an accurate forecast?
With calling, shopping, and even dating all done on computers, it’s not too surprising that cops are relying more and more on digital data to help them catch criminals.
Foster youth grant may bring over a million to PCC
Pasadena City College was notified they are intended to receive part of a grant that divides $15 million among ten schools to help foster youth pay for their educational needs.
Shooting down media critics
When learning anything, the simplest way to begin is to copy others.
Blatantly racist: challenging peremptory challenges
Racism will always exist. It will continue to exist so long as humans live as it is natural to differentiate and stereotype. Not all stereotypes are harmful, and not all forms of racism are excessively harmful, but this is not the case in the 1987 trial of Timothy Foster. Foster was tried for the murder of Queen Madge White, a white 79-year-old woman, and was sentenced to death by the jury. However, what is under scrutiny isn’t Foster’s crime—he confessed—but the all-white jury that presided …
Too lazy to register, you’re not alone
Voter apathy has been at an all-time high for years. To be frank, nobody feels as if their votes actually matter.
How to be brave
While studying at the University of Illinois, E. Katherine Kottaras, English professor here at Pasadena City College, began as a Bio-Triple-E major—ecology, ethology, and evolution—so that she could one day frolic with the seals as a marine biologist.
Common Core not so core
With 20 percent of eligible third through eighth graders passing on the standardized exams last spring, the recently adopted Common Core standards have come under fire.
Moving the migrants
With hundreds of thousands of migrants on a cross-country journey in search of a new life requesting asylum all appearing at once, Europe as a whole is in panic and cannot agree on how to accommodate these uninvited guests.
Silencing gun control
Ignited by the horrendous shootings in Virginia, President Obama has responded with stricter gun control laws modelled after those of Australia.