A PCC freshman was killed in a single car accident around 8pm Tuesday night.
Senate leaders push back on hiring policy
Academic Senate president Eduardo Cairo announced that the senate executive committee would work only the minimum number of required hours in response to interim president Robert Miller’s estimates of full-time faculty hiring needs that Cairo said merely attempt to meet state minimums.
Monday, October 13 A man was reportedly taking upskirt photos in the Library around 6pm. Police said he was actually taking side photos of females. Tuesday, October 14 Child Development Center staff reported that an irate woman was yelling at them regarding her son around 9am. The woman then headed toward Dr. Robert Bell’s office before campus police spoke to her and saw that she left campus. Thursday, October 16 Pasadena police officers came on campus to serve an arrest warrant on a …
You are not going to get Ebola
You are not going to get Ebola, OK? You can come out of the isolation tent you’ve constructed out of Home Depot tarps and stop coating your entire body in Purell.
Spotlight on safety: Hit and run
Multiple reports of hit and run fender-benders in the parking structures here at PCC prompted campus police to provide a few tips that to help prevent further such incidents from happening, beginning with where to park.
Monday, October 6 A solar umbrella sustained damage after being backed into by a truck near the bungalows around 8am. The Community Education Center suffered a campus-wide power outage shortly after 9am. The outage lasted approximately 20 minutes. Tuesday, October 7 A man was spotted washing himself with a fire hydrant just north of the L building around 3pm. He reportedly left the area after soiling himself and contaminating the hydrant. Wednesday, October 8 Shortly before 11am, a student reported that a dark-skinned …
Report says most campus crime down
Newly released crime statistics published in an annual report show downward trends in several categories, most notably in drug violations.
Budget will be more need-driven
The Budget Resource and Allocation Committee (BRAC) convened its regular monthly meeting Sept. 25 to discuss the new methods that will determine how school resources are distributed.
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.
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 …