A campus event at the Center for the Arts north side patio was done to celebrate and show appreciation Asian Pacific Islander student and faculty. The event was full of food, drinks and music. People from different ethnic backgrounds came out to celebrate as well. Celebrating each other’s cultures on campus brings much more meaning to the students here at PCC, like a sign of unity.
First-gen student sustained by PCC’s pantry
Maneuvering freshman year of college is often a complicated time where students need information timely to the start of the semester, with their first source often being a family member. However, as Sarhay Medina learned, being the first in the family to attend college came with another set of challenges.
Academic Senate sets a reminder for new PCC calendar
The Academic Senate’s (AS) spring session ended while discussing a plan currently underway to study changes to the school calendar, for Winter 2021, leaving senators to ponder the possibilities after their final meeting on June 3.
New PCC plan aims to close the student equity gap
PCC’s Director of Student Equity, Dr. Michaela Mares-Tamayo, unveiled her new three-year plan to improve data for five key metrics in the college experience to the Associated Students (AS) on April 24.
Metro rapid transit: A potential solution for PCC commuters
At last Wednesday’s Associated Students meeting, representatives from Metro shared a brief proposal of a future 18-mile bus transit system called Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) that would link North Hollywood to PCC.
How to get your free flu shots on campus
It’s flu season and the Student Health Services (SHS) here on campus will be offering various events and programs throughout the year in collaboration with many on and off-campus health care entities.
Courier Chat: EOP&S with Alyssa Hernandez
This week, Sam and Grace talk to former Courier writer Alyssa Hernandez about the Extended Opportunity Programs and Services, or EOP&S for short, on campus and about how it has helped and how it has hindered her college career. Have something you want us to talk about on the podcast? Want to appear as a guest or have your story told? Email us!: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lack of counselors hinder low income student success
Although created to help low income students, the influx of new admittances into EOP&S (Extended Opportunity Programs and Services) has caused the program to become a burden on students and in some cases even hinder their success.
Writing Center: Now helping with just about everything
This semester, members of the English Departments and Board Directors of the college implemented new strategies that would expand the assistance already provided by the Writing Center.
New student trustee voted in for the upcoming year
Pasadena City College’s special student trustee election last week yielded Zeinab Raad as the new student voice and symbolic student vote on the Board of Trustees. While the four students contesting for the position ran on similar platforms, such as proper representation of the student body and removing barriers to equity regarding education, Raad won with 47 percent of the vote. “Working with the new board is going to be exciting because I feel so much passion from every individual and knowing their vigor is …