Editorial: The administration’s lack of communication is hindering student success … again

Time and time again, PCC boasts about our “impressive transfer practices” and high outcomes in student success, and while our consistency to remain an important, recognized community college is impressive, we must also recognize that there is a consistent lack of communication from the administration, specifically when it comes to profound changes on campus such as the implementation of AB 705.

Popular professor returns with doctorate and philosophical discourse

“I don’t know what it means to be a professor,” Shane Underwood told me. We were sitting in his office on an early afternoon of spring semester 2017 with about four other students crowded in on whatever available chairs they could find. Others stand in the doorway or spill out into the hallway, playing live action Frogger trying to stay out of the way of the passing professors. The low light from the desk lamp, the mini fridge and TV monitor on the walls conveyed …

Clubbing during Club Rush

As students walk through the center of the campus, they pass by aisles of booths on both sides, glancing over the eye-catching signs that consist of glitter-like substances and the colorful texts inscribed in each club’s posters. A variety of club’s merchandises consisting of sweatshirts and T-shirts are placed on the tables, along with an assortment of sugary treats scattered everywhere. Their ears are drawn to the salsa music playing in the background, and their eyes are directed towards the dancers lined up, dancing to …