A short but impactful ceremony, the 7th Annual Safe Zone Awards on May 21 left attendees dabbing their eyes. The ceremony, although assembled rather casually under the fluorescent lighting of the Circadian, played host to a number of tearful reflections on the daily struggles of undocumented and LGBTQI+ students and the work done by faculty to support them.
Associated Students: Building a committee and community
Inside the Creveling Lounge, lie two different divisions that students frequent. One being the student lounge, in which enthusiastic gamers whip out their gaming devices and play a variety of games; and the Piazza, where hungry passers-by sit at the wide-ranging tables and munch on their food. Within the vicinity of the lounge, in which green, polka-dotted chairs are placed adjacently, lies the entrance of a student-driven community where student workers and Associated Students (AS) members can be found inside the Office of Student Life …
New safe zone to open doors for marginalized students
On a white backdrop, is a yellow, circular looking wreath that surrounds the words “Pasadena City College”. A maroon ribbon beneath the wreath, says, “PCC Safe Zone Coalition”. This logo, printed on a square sticker, is posted on a thin, rectangular window that looks into the Academic Senate office on the second floor of the C building.
Dear unjust judicial system: Enough is enough
No one likes it when someone keeps giving them worn out, B.S. excuses that are either lies or alter the actual truth of the matter. But it seems like when it comes to the life of Philando Castile and so many other Black men and women before him, the excuses from the judicial system are endless.