Viewer discretion advised: Anti-Semitic flyer at PCC over spring break

An anti-Semitic flyer was reported in Lot 5 on Friday, March 11 at PCC. During spring break, President Dr. Erika Endrijonas sent out an email informing faculty that campus police were investigating an anti-Semitic flyer left on several cars in Lot 5 of the Colorado campus with little details. A search conducted by Courier staff that same day found nothing on the floor or nearby trash cans. Given the campus was closed for spring break, no one was available for comment. The incident makes the …

Academic Senate committee joins opposition to in-person learning

Following PCC’s turbulent first week back on campus the Safe Learning Environment Committee, a subcommittee of the Academic Senate, has joined those in opposition against the college’s decision to resume in-person instruction. In an email sent out to Academic Senate President Gena Lopez and other Executive Board Members and Senators on Thurs, Jan 27, the committee outlined specific measures they hope the Senate will enact on their behalf, including demanding that PCC administration establish policy that allows faculty and students to self-determine their preferred mode …

Winter session removed from 2021-2022 academic calendar

The Pasadena City College board of trustees voted to approve a significant change to the academic calendar, against the wishes of the PCC Faculty Association. During their Oct. 21 meeting, trustees unanimously agreed to eliminate the winter intersession and add a second summer session beginning with the 2021-2022 academic year. The 2022 spring semester will begin Jan. 10 and end May 8. The first session of summer 2022 will begin May 12, followed by the second summer session June 27. This alteration of the academic …