Community marks Mexican independence

By Alumni Staff September 19, 2007 0

On Sept. 16, 1810, revolutionary Mexican priest Miguel Hidalgo declared the independence of Mexico from Spain.What a sight to see this day, almost 200 years later, it is still recognized and celebrated by so many.Pasadena…

Fire near campus causes thousands in damage

By Alumni Staff September 19, 2007 0

A second alarm fire created a backup of traffic and a sight of billowing smoke clouds near campus today.The smoke clouds were visible from the northeast side of the campus due to a fire occurring…

6 hurt in fiery Gold Line train wreck

By Alumni Staff September 19, 2007 0

Dozens of PCC students arrived late to class Friday after an accident on the Metro Gold Line during rush hour left at least six injured and a train in flames.The train was heading to Pasadena…

Family mystified by killing of PCC student

By Alumni Staff September 19, 2007 0

Family members of a slain PCC student are mystified by the circumstances surrounding her killing.Liya Jessie Lu, 31, was found dead on Saturday, a month after she had been reported missing. Her body was found…

Protesters rally for Jena 6 students

By Alumni Staff September 19, 2007 0

Students and faculty marched around PCC in support of the Jena 6, six black students charged in the beating of a white student in Jena, Lousiana, on Sept. 20.The march began in the quad and…

Students throng to welcome Clinton to Pasadena

By Alumni Staff September 19, 2007 0

PCC students were among the hundreds who waited for hours to meet former President Bill Clinton on Tuesday.The line stretched all around the block at Vroman's Bookstore on Colorado Boulevard. People came from far and…