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The Citizen

Peralta Community College District's only student-run publication.

The Citizen

Peralta Community College District's only student-run publication.

The Citizen

Peralta Trustee Paulina Gonzalez Brito addresses the crowd at Berkeley City College’s 50th anniversary celebration. The event featured a block party along with a groundbreaking ceremony for the college’s new Milvia Street building. (Photo: Marcus Creel/PCCD)
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College throws block party and breaks ground on new building
Sam O'Neil, Associate Editor • May 6, 2024
Student Trustee Natasha Masand believes her voice has the power to impact the PCCD community.
Student Trustee Natasha Masand finds her voice
Isabelly Sabô Barbosa, Social Media Editor • March 19, 2024
PCCDs classified employees pose for a pic at the first-ever professional development day for classified professionals. PCCD Chancellor Tammeil Gilkerson reflected on the event in her report to the Board of Trustees. (Source: PCCD)
Peralta’s leadership search, CCC public safety earmark, and “rumors” discussed at 4/9 meeting of PCCD Trustees
Desmond Meagley, Staff Writer • April 24, 2024
College of Alameda jazz professor Glen Pearson demonstrates his musical talent on his classroom piano. Hes one of the newest members of the Count Basie Orchestra, a historic 18-piece jazz ensemble that took home a Grammy this year.
The humble Grammy-winning pianist leading CoA’s music program
Desmond Meagley, Staff Writer • March 4, 2024

    Loza leads Laney to two victories

    The Laney College baseball team, buoyed by two victories from sophomore pitcher Niko Loza, entered the second week of February with a 4–3 record.

    Laney baseball

    Loza has two of those victories and has not given up an earned run in two starts totaling 16.1 innings. Loza pitched 7.1 innings of onehit ball in an 11–0 victory over City College of San Francisco on Jan. 31 and then came back a week later to defeat Monterey Peninsula College, 1–0, on Feb. 7. He gave up eight hits against the Lobos.

    The Eagles’ other two victories in the young season came against CCSF in the season opener on Jan. 27 in Pacifica (5–4 in 10 innings)and versus Hartnell College in Salinas on Feb. 3 (10–8).

    Relief pitching has been a problem for the Eagles. Starter Matt Pomykala had a 1–0 lead against Santa Rosa Junior College on Feb. 10 before he was lifted after five innings.

    Seven pitchers later, the Bearcubs had a 9–3 victory.

    About the Contributor
    In the fall of 2019, The Laney Tower rebranded as The Citizen and launched a new website. These stories were ported over from the old Laney Tower website, but byline metadata was lost in the port. However, many of these stories credit the authors in the text of the story. Some articles may also suffer from formatting issues. Future archival efforts may fix these issues.  
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