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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

Abigail McMurry, Acting President of Associated Students of Laney College, spoke against last-minute class cancellations at the May 14 Board of Trustees meeting.
Class cancellations, basic needs, and 'flying pigs' at 5/14 meeting for PCCD Trustees
Ian Waters, News Editor • June 1, 2024
Student Trustee Natasha Masand believes her voice has the power to impact the PCCD community.
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Isabelly Sabô Barbosa, Social Media Editor • March 19, 2024
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Melanie Dixon appointed CoA President
Melanie Dixon appointed CoA President
After two years of acting appointments, the College of Alameda will finally fill the presidency with a permanent hire this summer
Ivan Saravia, Staff Writer • May 23, 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
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    Laney media students receive scholarships

    Two Laney College Media Communications Department students received scholarships from the Northern California Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences on Oct. 24 in San Francisco. 
    Laney Media Communications students Michael Cotton (left) and Ryan Fioroni flank Professor Steve Shlisky with certificates of their scholarships, which they received on Oct. 24 in San Francisco.Laney student Michael Cotton received the $2,000 Sheldon “Shelly” Fay Videography Scholarship, and fellow student Ryan “Remo” Fioroni was awarded the $3,000 Steve Davis Memorial Under-Graduate Overall Excellence Scholarship, underwritten by George Lang of “The Big Picture.”
    “We are very proud of the achievement of our students, said PCCD Chancellor Jowel C. Laguerre. “I want to thank the NATAS for its recognition of our deserving students.”
    Other winners this year include students from Stanford and Sacramento State. 
    NATAS trustee Steve Shlisky — also a producer at KTVU Channel 2 and Media Communications professor at Laney College — noted that “the quality and aesthetics of the students’ submissions is closer and closer each year to the work of professional journalists. That’s a real tribute to the excellent media education going on at our local colleges.”

    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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