Editorial: Award winning journalism, pathetic budget

Every semester, the Courier comes away from the Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC) conference with numerous awards for our talents in writing and photography. However, unless our publication is able to acquire the necessary funding from Pasadena City College (PCC), we risk losing vital access to this important conference which allows us to further our skills and journalistic integrity by creating journalists ready to document stories for our campus and beyond.

Taking the next step at University Day

Transferring from a community college to a four year university can be scary and terrifying. Not knowing what schools to apply to, what requirements must be met in order to apply to certain schools and estimating how much money  a student will spend can be daunting to research, but thanks to University day, that sense of fear was brought to an ease.

Editorial: We are not ‘poor journalism students’

Currently at Pasadena City College (PCC), there are multiple grants given to projects such as Zero-Textbook Cost and the Pathways program to tackle different barriers students often deal with in academics. While it is necessary to fund for these projects as it aids students in achieving higher education, the failure to fund the Journalism department, a rather small but very important department on campus, counteracts the idea of providing resources. In fact, it proves that there are areas on campus that aren’t being prioritized as …

Courier Chat: Photography with Mike Watkins and James Membreno

This week, Sam and Grace talk to Courier photo editors Mike Watkins and James Membreno about what it’s like to take photos for the Courier and how to get into photography. Mike Watkins: watkins.courier@gmail.com watkins@twovivid.com twovivid.com James Membreno: membreno.courier@gmail.com Have something you want us to talk about on the podcast? Want to appear as a guest or have your story told? Email us!: podcast.courier@gmail.com