Some of the braille signs that allow the visually impaired students to move around campus have been fixed, while others are still waiting to be either repaired or simply enhanced. Two previous articles (one in October 2016 and one in Febraury 2016) discussed the opportunity to label in braille not only the room number but also what the room is used for, and although it has been done for the bathrooms in the C building, now showing in braille not only the room number but …
What would it be like to have a disability? Students showed us.
Jessica Pierce was standing on the southeast corner of the campus quad last week asking passersby to race her in a very singular kind of competition.
Holocaust survivor Betty Cohen revisits life during genocide
Through the Museum of Tolerance of Los Angeles, Holocaust survivor Betty Cohen has been telling her story multiple times to different people at various places. But what’s constant is the horror. Like a magmatic rock, the atrocious events of the Nazi genocide has solidified and survivors like Cohen carry the weight throughout their life.
FAFSA filers to manually apply until next fall
The online tool students use to automatically upload family income data already filed with the government will be up running again by the opening of the 2018-19 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) cycle starting on Oct.1.
Improving improv with jazz guitarist Larry Koonse
Grammy nominated CalArts music professor Larry Koonse started and ended his two-day visit at PCC with a full house jazz concert at the Westerbeck Recital Hall, but what happened in between, the intimate interaction between the notorious musician and PCC jazz students, is what left its mark on campus.
16-year-old PCC debate student brings home gold
Sadia Khan is a gold prize winner in the art of persuasion who can’t fully grasp how good she is no matter what argument people will use to convince her. She is sitting in the back row of her speech and debate class when a writer from the Courier enters the room to look for her. She’s surprised that the campus publication wants to profile her, but is ready to chat about her life-changing experiences at PCC.
Feeling the burn with Hot 8 Yoga
I voluntarily drove to Hot 8 Yoga and walked into their artificially heated studios three mornings in a row at the exact same time that my husband was escaping the humid heat of Ahmedabad’s streets in India, finding relief in his air-conditioned hotel room. While he’s dreading the high temperatures of his Indian business trip, back home, I’m paying to sweat.
Phishing spike baits schools of students
Last January the Department of Homeland Security has issued an alert on scams specifically targeting college students where hackers impersonate administrators, staffers and potential employers to gain access to students accounts.
Associated Students Meeting: March 29, 2017
The Health Center announced there will be movie night next Thursday, April 6th. The Hunting Ground is about college students who have been raped on campus and who face retaliation as they fight for justice. Also, they said they are planning a suicide prevention training for students and staff in the near future (no details). On April 5th, at 6pm, the AS will have a joint meeting with the B.O.T. On April 12 the AS will hold their meeting at the Rosemead campus. Student trustee …
Archaeology students still searching for Utah’s ancient walls
Students are warned: it’s hot, dusty, and dirty. Sometimes also muddy, rainy, and windy. It’s tedious work, digging for hours for something that might not be there.