Every semester, the Courier comes away from the Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC) conference with numerous awards for our talents in writing and photography. However, unless our publication is able to acquire the necessary funding from Pasadena City College (PCC), we risk losing vital access to this important conference which allows us to further our skills and journalistic integrity by creating journalists ready to document stories for our campus and beyond.
Taking the next step at University Day
Transferring from a community college to a four year university can be scary and terrifying. Not knowing what schools to apply to, what requirements must be met in order to apply to certain schools and estimating how much money a student will spend can be daunting to research, but thanks to University day, that sense of fear was brought to an ease.
PRO/CON: Are paparazzi invading celebrities’ space?
Earlier last month, Paris Jackson was yelled by paparazzi for not showing her face while she was out during New York Fashion week. Should celebrities be okay with paparazzi taking photographs of them and invading their space? Two of our staff writers weigh in on the issue.
I-8 sex offender employee to remain on campus
An email sent Thursday afternoon from Superintendent President Rajen Vurdien to Pasadena City College staff concluded that the school’s investigation into recent allegations against I-8 food services employee Ty Yu “could not be sustained”, allowing him to remain on campus while being closely monitored.
Editorial: We are not ‘poor journalism students’
Currently at Pasadena City College (PCC), there are multiple grants given to projects such as Zero-Textbook Cost and the Pathways program to tackle different barriers students often deal with in academics. While it is necessary to fund for these projects as it aids students in achieving higher education, the failure to fund the Journalism department, a rather small but very important department on campus, counteracts the idea of providing resources. In fact, it proves that there are areas on campus that aren’t being prioritized as …
Courier Chat: Photography with Mike Watkins and James Membreno
This week, Sam and Grace talk to Courier photo editors Mike Watkins and James Membreno about what it’s like to take photos for the Courier and how to get into photography. Mike Watkins: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org twovivid.com James Membreno: email@example.com 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
Courier Chat: Back to school
This week, Sam is joined by staff writer Grace Pickering and podcast editor Ryan Browne to talk about back to school and recommendations for coming back and going to PCC in a more casual podcast. Have something you want us to talk about on the podcast? Want to appear as a guest or have your story told? Email us!: email@example.com
Courier Chat: Net Neutrality with Ben Falto-Armijo
This week, while Sam and Rob are out, Ryan, the podcast editor for the Courier, talks with incoming writer Ben Falto-Armijo about the repeal of net neutrality and what this means for the country, businesses and the news. 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
PCC protests against Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy
Written by Samantha Villa and Eric Haynes On June 30th, over 2,000 people flocked to the steps of Pasadena City College (PCC) to partake in a national protest against Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy that separates immigrant families seeking asylum.
Courier Chat: Separation of families with Hilda Coleman
In this edition of the Courier Chat, Sam talks to Hilda Coleman about how she organized the PCC protest against the separation of families under Trump’s zero-toleration policy and how that policy is affecting the nation. Hilda’s contacts and media: Podcast: thegirlwithsadeyesbutgoodvibes.podbean.com Instagram: taintedsun Email: email@example.com 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 The PCC Courier stands in solidarity with the Capital Gazette Newsroom