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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)
‘We’re still rising’: BCC celebrates 50th anniversary
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

    Upcoming events: May 5 to May 21

    Laney Teach-In connects Flint water crisis to Oakland’s ‘toxic neglect’ Local teachers and former Flint resident host discussions at Laney Forum on May 5 from 12:30 to 4:30 PM.

    Laney student exhibition, ‘Oakland Ambiguity,’ now open Reception on May 6 at June Steingart Gallery in Laney’s Tower building at 4 PM; exhibit runs until May 20.

    Alameda Chamber of Commerce CEO Forum On May 12 from 6:30 to 8 PM, Chancellor Jowel Laguerre hosts discussion on local businesses in COA’s F building.

    Poet and educator John Oliver Simon to receive Lifetime Achievement Award Starstudded poetry reading in BCC 5th Floor Lounge on May 14 from 11:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

    Congresswoman Terri Sewell and voting rights activists of 1965 host lecture Event to be held at 8501 International Blvd. in Oakland on May 14 at 7 PM, RSVP at 510–434–3988.

    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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