Is anyone taking care of college business?

By Christine Michaels July 20, 2012 0

With six vital senior management positions at PCC vacant, students, faculty and staff can only wonder how business is being properly and efficiently conducted on campus. The recent bribery investigation led to a vice president…

Public voice squelched by Board at meetings

By Alumni Staff July 18, 2012 0

Public comment is the most important aspect of meetings of governing boards.  But, the policies the Board of Trustees has established concerning public comment limit concerned citizens' ability to be heard. This year, protests have…

Is anyone taking care of campus business?

By Alumni Staff July 18, 2012 0

With six vital senior management positions at PCC vacant, students, faculty and staff can only wonder how business is being properly and efficiently conducted on campus. The recent bribery investigation led to a vice president…

FROM THE EDITOR: A very special edition

By Alumni Staff July 1, 2012 1

By Neil Protacio Editor in Chief 2012 The two journalism classes (writers and photographers) that make up the staff of the Courier had just wrapped their last meeting of the semester June 7 when news…

NOTEBOOK: Eyewitness to history

By Philip McCormick June 13, 2012 0

It was stunning. At about 10 a.m. two officials wearing sweatshirts emblazoned with “Los Angeles County DA” on their backs, got out of a car that had just pulled into Parking Lot 1 and walked…

EDITORIAL: A dark chapter dawns

By Alumni Staff June 12, 2012 1

Spring 2012 has been the most volatile semester in the recent history of PCC. The semester that began with protests has ended with more protests and the criminal investigation of two administrators. It is shameful…

Same-sex marriage continues to be the subject of heated debate. California, for example, has recently moved Proposition 8 to the hands of the Supreme Court after judges of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals…

State should do more to aid homless vets

By Alumni Staff June 6, 2012 0

The second ever Road Home symposium at PCC in April shone much needed attention on veterans' needs, most especially for those stricken with post traumatic stress disorder. But with Los Angeles county reporting a large…