As the concert was about to begin, the performers walked to the front of the room to await their cue to start. Looking like they were headed to a funeral, the students were dressed in all black, which would be a contrast to the lively and colorful music they would soon be performing.
OP-ED: Illegal immigrants shouldn’t get state money that citizens can’t get
If illegal immigrants don’t qualify for financial aid, why is it OK for California to give $5 million in state money for them to attend California colleges? The answer is it’s not OK. Not when there are so many students who were born here, or immigrants who actually came here legally, who are struggling to pay for college.
University night is a success
As the sun was setting and getting chilly, dozens of students made their way to the Quad on Nov. 6 to talk to university representatives for University Night.
OP-ED: Social media has a responsibilty to protect users information
In the age of lightning fast information and sharing one’s life on the Internet, social media users have to be careful of what they post. There are people out there waiting to get ahold of personal information to scam, sell something, or steal someone’s identity.
Illegally downloading music is stupid
Imagine you walk into a music store. You walk over to your favorite section and start browsing the racks of CDs. You see Katy Perry’s new album and decide you want it but don’t want to pay the $14.99. So you slip it under your clothes and walk out the store.
OP-ED: Community colleges should give four-year degrees
Community colleges are designed to be two-year schools but a lot of the time students take classes for four or more years just to transfer.
Gatsby brings the 1920s to PCC
It’s a good time, old sport.
The 1920s were brought to life in the Sexson auditorium on Friday night when PCC’s theater department put on the play the Great Gatsby.
OP-ED: The blame game in congress over the shutdown is ridiculous
The media would have you believe that the shutdown was the Republicans’ fault because they don’t like Obamacare. But that is not the case.
Instructor Michelle Ireland-Galman made PCC her second home
Michelle Ireland-Galman, psychology and sociology instructor, sits at her desk reminiscing on her experience when she was a student at PCC when the campus for vastly different than it is today.
OP-ED: Raising the minimum wage would only hurt employees
Anyone who has worked a minimum wage job knows itâ€™s not the best job in the world. But what do you get out of working one of these jobs? You get work experience. You learn to be a responsible person by being somewhere on time and being in charge of certain tasks.