A lot can happen in one hundred years. Culture can shift and the beliefs and lifestyles of a society can change drastically. A major catalyst for a new wave of societal beliefs in our world was Jackie Robinson, who was honored at PCC’s Westerbeck Recital Hall this past Sunday, Sept. 29. Robinson was born in 1919, and the musical recital that took place on campus is aptly entitled “A Swinging Centennial: Jackie Robinson at 100.”
This semester, members of the English Departments and Board Directors of the college implemented new strategies that would expand the assistance already provided by the Writing Center.
A history professor’s job is to make sure their students learn important events, the dates of those events and the people involved. With the instructors usually giving vivid and passionate descriptions to help students better understand the curriculum, history professor Edgar Pacas does one better and shows his students.
High above campus in the fourth floor of the R building sits the fashion classroom. Lines of sewing machines, ironing boards, and designing tables are everywhere. Mannequins are scattered across the room, some wearing dresses and some sitting bare in a closet in the back. Pieces of fabric are scattered on tables and counters.