In less than a year the cross country and track and field team has gone through two head coaches. One was terminated before the cross country South Coast Conference Championships and the other left for another coaching position at East Los Angeles College. The lack of access to a proper coach is harmful to an athlete’s career, which was why PCC was eager to hire Innocent Egbunike as someone who could bring his experience and stability to a floundering team.
Minerva Ochoa’s parents didn’t go to college, but that didn’t stop her from pursuing an education at Pasadena City College. What was once a pipe dream for the young woman from the city of Calexico is now a reality. This summer, Ochoa will join fellow students Jenny Chang and Bernadette Sebastian in an exchange program to another country.
One day a student came into Niki Dixon Harrison’s office ready to quit school. Harrison had called him to her office to talk. At the end of the session she knelt down next to him and told him that he was going to get through this. The student ended up staying at PCC.
Water nourishes everyone. It is a staple that is a constant in every day life. Yet for an element that only comes once or twice to Southern California, there is little attention paid to it. Not so for the modern dance students that decided to perform two pieces last week that reflected water and the impact it has on people’s lives.
The Associated Students (AS) is planning to put on a drag show in April and with the help of the Queer Alliance (QA) club, the AS has discussed how to bring a fun and educational event to the PCC community.
Despite the hot weather Saturday, the Pasadena community turned out for the 34th annual Black History Parade and Festival, which featured food trucks, music and PCC students and administrators.
As one of the oldest and longest parades for Black History Month in the U.S., the Black History Celebration Planning Committee wanted to honor past leaders of the community who continue to inspire a new generation of future leaders.
Several Academic Senate (AS) representatives were nominated for the 2016-2017 executive board this past week and the nominees said they plan to pursue the executive board positions together due to their shared values of solidarity and student and faculty success.
Former PCC football player signs with NCAA Division 1 college
Student Health Services held their first meeting of “Walk PCC” this past Tuesday. The new program hopes to encourage students to exercise for 30 minutes and discuss healthful lifestyle tips during their class free hour from 12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
This past fall, as students prepared for their first semester or quarter of the academic year, college campuses across the U.S. were arranging mental health services to deal with the increase in students with suicidal ideations.