PCC library announced the reopening of the Shatford Library to the public on October 25, 2021. The decision has the potential to impact students concerned about lack of space delegated to the students in future semesters. While others are happy to allocate the resources given by the school to the community of Pasadena. The library, usually filled to the brim with students studying for the next midterm or cracking at a 10 page paper in a time crunch is now a ghost town. With only …
Inside PCC’s pandemic study spots
I recently stumbled across an email, dated Aug. 22, from a PCC orientation student I had over the summer.
Individual overdoses in Shatford Library bathroom
An individual overdosed in the PCC library Monday evening, prompting an hours-long hazmat response from police and a building closure, according to campus officials.
Getting an education while staying on your grind
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.
Library lessens late fines and reduces food insecurity
To combat a widespread issue faced by students across the globe, the Shatford Library has collaborated with the Lancer Pantry to orchestrate an event that helps alleviate student hunger on campus. The donation-based event, referred to as “Food 4 Fines,” is hosted every Spring semester at the campus library. Students with overdue library fines can pay off their fines by donating food items, according to Lauren Bauer, a staff librarian who conducted the event. “Students can pay off those fines instead of giving us cash,” …
Students’ guide to first-year social success
Within the spacious and diverse walls of the Center for the Arts, lies a stage imprinted with the birth of confidence. The stage sits bare, its focal point a young woman, glamorously donned in street attire, wearing nerves as her accessories. Though only two sit in the audience, this is her most significant performance yet. As she opens her mouth to sing,her attention is not on the empty seats or her own two feet. Instead, she settles her gaze on one set of eyes. Their …
Ant invasion forces library personnel to revise food policy
An ant infestation in the Shatford Library over the summer compelled staff to ban students from chowing down in the library.
Pet your worries away
Do you ever feel like your brain is going to explode with the stress of studying for a big exam? Do you just need a hug to let go some of the tensions you carry?
Birthday bash for Shatford Library
The library wants to add student videos to its collection to celebrate its 20th birthday. Last month, the Shatford Library celebrated its second decade in operation in the library’s rotunda, where cake and prizes were given away to those who attended. A display was made using materials from the archives showing the history of the building, how it was established and how it came to be.
Shatford Library now offers iPads for students
As the Fall 2013 semester is now in full swing at Pasadena City College, students are looking for more ways to get ahead in their studies. Shatford Library is where students should go on campus for the opportunity to help them succeed with technologyâ€™s support, as iPads and other devices have been made available to be checked out by PCC students.