How to be brave

By Alex Chhuon September 30, 2015 1

While studying at the University of Illinois, E. Katherine Kottaras, English professor here at Pasadena City College, began as a Bio-Triple-E major—ecology, ethology, and evolution—so that she could one day frolic with the seals as…

Tom Chavez: mayor, lawyer, father, professor

By Melody Congote September 17, 2015 1

Mayor and professor Tom Chavez is the ideal image of a “Superman.” He has established his primacy as mayor of Temple City and as a business instructor at Pasadena City College for the last 23…

Foster youth encouraged to be STARS

By Monique LeBleu September 23, 2015 0

DJ pop sounds filled the quad as students filed up dozens-deep under the collective tent of the Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOP&S) and Scholars Transitioning and Realizing Success (STARS)/Foster Youth programs earlier this month.…

Call her Super Mom

By Ericka Bernabe September 17, 2015 2

She describes herself as a “go getter” and there is nothing that can stop this supermom from achieving her goals. Twenty-six-year-old Amanda Murillo of El Sereno has no problem juggling being a full time student…