Apple’s new iPhones: Not worth it

We saw the launch of 3 new iPhones on September 12 at Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino: the iPhone XS, the iPhone XS Max and the iPhone XR. Most people weren’t really surprised with the launch of these phones seeing as they have been leaked for weeks, but for most people it was still exciting. Seeing new tech from Apple is often quite the event for fans. Apple’s keynote had over half a million views on YouTube as of Wednesday night. So the question on many …

New tech breaks barriers for disabled students

Hosted by Disabled Student Programs and Services (DSP&S) and the Veterans Resource Center, students gathered within the D-building in celebration of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) last Thursday morning to spread awareness of helpful digital accommodations for disabled students. Students who were a part of DSP&S, including some members of Students Unlimited, a club that specializes in giving support to those with disabilities, gathered to learn through presentations about the many technologies that exist to aid them throughout their time at PCC. The focus of …

A satellite will alleviate PCC’s main campus

The PCC main campus, especially in the early weeks of the semester, is flooded with people. And as the school has seen, that makes parking a nightmare. Classes are also limited because there are only so many available classes. For some people, the drive to PCC is a bit of a distance. A new satellite campus opening up at the John Muir High School for both high school and college students hopes to solve those problems, but will it? I argue that yes, it will.

Award winning ESL professor teaches through tech

As a college professor and a mother of a 10 year old daughter, Catherine Datko understands how important technology is. From having to use a typewriter to write her papers in college, to now having a cellular device where papers can be written from one’s fingertips, Datko has witnessed the constant improvements technology has had within the past decade. She has always been passionate in helping people which is why she became an English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher, and through her testimonies and …