Associated Students (AS) is giving back to children of student parents this holiday season through their Holiday Angels benefit. The Holiday Angels tree, located in the Office of Student Life, boasts 100 cards with wishes on them from the children of students in PCC’s EOP&S, CALWORKS and PASS programs. There are three gift wishes on each card, along with the child’s first name, age and gender. All wishes are items between $10 and $25. The gift requests range from warm clothes and learning activities for …
PTSA’s silent auction gives back at President’s holiday party
The Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) decked the hallway with a holiday boutique in front of the President’s annual holiday party in the Creveling Lounge to give the gift of charity to PCC programs.
Columbus Day vs. Indigenous Peoples’ Day
Christopher Columbus has long been lauded as a national hero for discovering America. In schools across the United States, schoolchildren learn about his voyage to America and his subsequent unearthing of riches. In fact, the whole nation celebrates this discovery with Columbus Day, which lands on the second Monday of October. Recently, however, the Seattle School Board has decided to do away with this holiday and replace it with the more appropriate Indigenous Peoples’ Day.
From Black Friday to Grey Thursday
It’s that time of the year again to cut the turkey, mash the potatoes, steam the corn, simmer the gravy, bake those sweet bread rolls and give thanks for it all. However, many employees will be missing out on precious family time now that franchises are opening stores for door-buster deals as early as the day before Black Friday.