A big ball of energy with a faux hawk seems to be the best way to describe Joseph Garcia. The faux hawk is solely for aesthetic purposes, but if one is going to get students interested in campus activities, energy is of utmost importance.”I saw myself doing campus activities,” said Garcia, a 22-year-old theater major who is also the Associated Students Vice President of Campus Activities.
The 40 percent increase in community college fees has become a nightmare come to life. Students must lick their wounds and pay the extra $10 in a tough climate that calls for budget cuts. Despite the high income cutoff for fee waivers and the various federal assistance programs available to students, attending community colleges under these circumstances will now most definitely leave a sour taste in anyone’s mouth.
With tuition increases, an unstable job market, and gas prices going over $4 per gallon, students at PCC are having to further adjust their spending habits and social lives, just to make ends meet.Feeling the effects on his social life, Broadcast Communications major Eddy Leon doesn’t go out like he did in the past.
About 600 attended the faculty job fair hosted at PCC on Saturday in the Piazza, offering faculty positions in a number of subjects.There were also openings in the library, counseling, and Disabled Student Programs and Services, as well as adjunct teaching positions.
The first Pasadena Relays invitational at PCC’s Robinson Stadium in years turned out to be a successful meet for the track and field team on Saturday.
For just over two years now, the “savior” president has been in office, and none have found salvation, or even comfort in him. And if they have, it is for what he falsely represents, not what President Obama has done.What nailed the final seal into his coffin of failure was his own admission of blame in trying to defend his and the U.
With the spring semester at PCC well underway and the tension of adding classes over, PCC students are less on edge, and have adapted to their school schedules. Yet for some reason, there continues to be mayhem in the parking lots.This so-called mayhem is the way many people behave once their car pulls into the lot.
Professor Whitney Rydbeck helps actors get better at their craft using what he calls physical vocabulary to teach mime. Besides being fun and entertaining, he said performers taking mime learn to have control of their body and posture, and actors to have a physical character, and improvisational artists how to play different ages and animals.
Daniel Joseph Martinez presented his first exhibition on the walls of an East Los Angeles alleyway. He conducted talks about the paintings, discussing them and prompting interpretations as distinguished artists often do. Yet Martinez was not a distinguished artist – he was only 10 years old.
What it means to be an artist, let alone one in the 21st century, is a heavy question that Daniel Joseph Martinez, PCC’s 25th Artist in Residence, urges every creative soul to ask themselves daily.As he paced back and forth in the Vosloh Forum on Monday night, Martinez dove head-on into a nearly three-hour lecture discussing the enormous transition from the industrial to the digital age.