Mental Illness Among the Homeless

Resent data shows that although the national rate of homelessness has declined, in California the homeless rate increased by 6% and almost 1/3 of them have some type of mental illness. Advertisements

Local Clothing Company Lands Distribution Deal with Nordstrom

A few years after its establishment, ARKA Clothing launched its collection in Nordstrom’s online store. Last month a variety of ARKA production began retailing at the Nordstrom stores. Since 2009, ARKA has been distributing its collection of t-shirts and accessories to several retailers across the U.S. and more than 11 countries worldwide, with Nordstrom being…

Spring enrollment drops 8.7 percent

Following numerous section cuts and hundreds of students being unable to get their classes, a major decrease in student enrollment has occurred this semester. Although enrollment has been decreasing since 2009, this spring enrollment has decreased by 8.72% compared to last year. As of Feb. 29 there were 23,084 students enrolled at PCC, according to Crystal Kollross,…

Video Voices I

Honorable Mention winner of the Mail-in Competition as announced at the 2009 Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC) Convention in Sacramento.

New Hope for Crowded Compute Labs

Students needing to use the computer lab in the D Building found themselves disappointed at the Computer Learning Center when all computers were down on Monday. The computers in the lab had gone down at around 9 a.m. and according to Robert Cody, Assistant Dean in Computing Services, technicians have been working on the network…

Project Ethos Creates Fashion Opportunities

It all started with a simple bag design that got 20-year-old public relations major Angela Aguirre discovered by Heidi Luerra, designer and owner of EveryWear Clothing.”I was just bored, literally, watching Oprah and drawing this bag and I had no intention of doing this. Then once in school everyone was like ‘where’d you get that?’” said…

Students exhibit in architectural show with major universities

Two PCC students will be showcasing their work, along with 14 major architecture schools in the 2×8: Skin exhibition March 27. The students selected to participate in this event are architecture majors, Vardan Hambardzumyan, 25, and Andrew Thompson, 20. For the “2×8: Skin” exhibition, each had to choose a sport and create a Paralympic, which…