Board updates student trustee policy

Share: The Board of Trustees recently updated the policy for the office of student trustee this month and lowered the GPA required for a student to hold the position. The board lowered the cumulative GPA from 2.5 down to 2.0 to comply with legal requirements instituted in July of last year. “The Board formally reviewed the entire bylaw in July of 2014 as part of their 6-year review cycle,” Superintendent-President Dr. Rajen Vurdien said. “But sometimes we have to make revision outside the 6-year cycle.” …

Not your ordinary pie shop

Share: If you are craving pie, there is a small shop in Old Town Pasadena that will attract you with their quaint creativity. The Pie Hole located in Old Town Pasadena takes pies to the next level with a unique selection from sweet concoctions like Mexican chocolate and Earl Grey to savory pies such as mac and cheese and vegetarian curry. Follow:

Call her Super Mom

Share: 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 at Pasadena City College, President of the Paralegal Association, and being a mother to her seven-year-old daughter Alexis. Follow:

Yes to stricter gun control

Share: The live televised fatal shooting of two journalists in Virginia in August revived the debate about gun control and whether adopting a strict gun ban is the best way to go. On August 26, 2015, two journalists of WDBJ-TV, Alison Parker and Adam Ward, were both shot and killed during a live broadcast in Virginia. The gunman, Vester Flanagan, was a former employee of the news station. It is believed that the gunman said his attack was revenge for the church shooting in Charleston, …