The Associated Students put together a “De-Stress Fest” on Tuesday and Wednesday night in the Wi-Fi lounge.
After serving Pasadena City College for over three and half years, Dr. Rajen Vurdien’s presidency will be coming to an end, however, he still has many goals for the school before heading into retirement.
Defending the goal for her team as she does every Wednesday, freshman goaltender Natalie Wassall was not planning on facing a serious head injury. As the women’s water polo team handles a forfeited season, she contemplates her future as a student-athlete in a sport that makes no promise of being gentle.
In the wake of the ongoing #MeToo movement and sexual assault allegations making national as well as local news, understanding the policies that make up Title IX on college campuses, including Pasadena City College (PCC), is integral.
After last year’s failed presidential search, PCC has enlisted the help of different outside firms and a campus screening committee, selecting three final candidates for the school’s president in a new search.
In the corner of an office sits English professor Shane Underwood, the Critical Theory Club (CTC) adviser, hunched over his desk, trying to figure out how to connect his printer to his computer. While he was away on his sabbatical last year, a couple of things got rearranged – apparently his printer was one of them.
“I eat the french toast. In the past I’ve eaten a regular burger and a salmon burger; also the Philly cheesesteak sandwich. Those are the usual dishes,” said radio major Daniel Vaquera-Galvan. “If I don’t feel like spending, I’ll settle with a pizza slice or a blueberry scone just to kill my appetite.”
As a student of Pasadena City College, there are 70 different clubs that one could join in order to be involved in the college community. Amongst many other organizations, those clubs tackling social issues had an opportunity to present themselves and showcase their ideas to students.
When it comes to college life, there are many situations that could bother students. Other than the confines of a private conversation, their pet peeves often go unexpressed and the issues plaguing the individual often stay unresolved. If these personal problems are presented to an audience, however, there is an impetus for action and the likelihood of change increases.
Imagine saving time, transportation costs, and working in an environment where your bosses value your education above all. For PCC students, this is a possible reality. Students can meet new interesting people everyday while working and still have control over how much time they have for studying. Imagine: leisurely strolling to your job the building over from your last class of the day rather than sitting in Pasadena rush hour traffic.