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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.
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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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    Eagles off to flying start

    Laney tied for first in BVC with 5–1 record

    BaseballGood pitching, timely offense, and stalwart defense are the positive aspects of the Laney College baseball time at this particular point of the schedule.
    After a 5–1 home victory over Solano College on March 15, the Eagles are tied for first place in the Bay Valley Conference with a 5–1 record and are 11–7 overall.
    Folsom Lake College is tied with the Eagles for first place with a 5–1 (10–8 overall) mark. Laney’s only BVC blemish is a 4–3 loss to Contra Costa College on March 10.
    While the Eagles are off to a good start in the BVC, the real confidence-builder was a 7–0 nonconference home victory over Ohlone College on Feb. 26. The Renegades at that point were 9–1 and were ranked sixth in Northern California. Laney was 5–6.
    But with Christian Marquez pitching eight innings of one-hit ball and Kaleo Johnson knocking in two runs, the Eagles defeated one of the better teams in Northern California
    During an admittedly difficult non-conference schedule, Laney had come close to (but not beaten) some top-caliber teams. The victory over Ohlone changed that.
    The Eagles started off the conference schedule with a 7–6 victory over Mendocino College on March 1 when T.J. Morris hit a walk-off solo home run in the bottom of the ninth inning.

    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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