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

The Citizen

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

The Citizen

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

The Citizen

Breaking: PCCD appoints former San Leandro police chief to Interim Executive Director of Public Safety
Breaking: PCCD appoints former San Leandro police chief to Interim Executive Director of Public Safety
Abdul Pridgen will lead the district’s community-based safety program
Li Khan, Editor in Chief • June 21, 2024
Carpentry instructor spruces up department
Carpentry instructor spruces up department
Rym-Maya Kherbache, Staff Writer • April 24, 2024
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A cap at the Laney College commencement ceremony on May 24 reads in Spanish, This is for my mom who gave me everything. (Photo: Marcus Creel/PCCD)
Graduations, resignations and more: PCCD Trustees wrap up school year at 5/28 meeting
Romi Bales, Staff Writer • June 17, 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
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    May 17, 2018

    In this issue …

    News: How safe are we?
    News: Teachers union concerned about class cuts
    Opinion: Is being a Black woman on the internet worth it?
    Opinion: It’s been a good run…
    Question: How comfortable do you feel on campus?
    News: Mental health counselor overextended
    Arts: Art for Peace

    Arts: The Fly (Laney carpenters at work)
    Arts: Ceramics loses only full-time instructor, no replacement in the works
    News: A Somali ‘voice for the voiceless’
    News: Church delays housing students in tiny homes
    Resources: Use the right kind of movement to change your brain function
    Sports: Running back takes his talent to Cal


    May 3, 2018

    In this issue …

    News: A deeper look at the PCCD’s struggle to repair its broken emergency phones
    Opinion: Black Lives Matter group ’dangerous’; Parklanders ‘heroes’: Why is this?
    Question: What will you do after your time at Laney College?
    News: ‘Dag’ Sibhat wins presidential run-off

    News: Oakland workers gather to resist inequality, disparity
    News: Student input welcomed by Laney president
    News: Bay Area celebrates Earth Day with festivals, food, and fun
    News: Active shooter response training
    News: Peralta’s new online system to launch in fall
    Resources: Movement is your brain’s first and most important language
    Sports: Dinner will honor football stars
    Culture: Laney alum releases first documentary


    April 19, 2018

    In this issue …

    News : Leafy Laney to barren bark
    News : Peralta’s emergency phones have been out-of-order for years
    Opinion : Laney’s class schedule designed in bad taste
    Question : How should the ASLC spend your money?
    News : Chancellor applies for new position
    News : ASLC election heads for presidential runoff
    News : Students push for free tuition
    News : CSU union rallies for increased funding
    News : College outreach group supports students who have been imprisoned
    Resources : Turn your brain into a first-class learning machine
    Sports : Japanese players bolster Eagles baseball with key hits and pitching
    Arts : Documentary smokes big tobacco companies


    March 29, 2018

    In this issue …

    News: Jeff Heyman announces resignation
    Opinion : What took us so long to March For Our Lives?
    Question : How should the Peralta district address student homelessness?
    News : Chancellor seeks campus complaints
    News : Artists beautify Oakland receptacles
    News : Students march for their lives
    News : BCC students party like it’s 1397
    News : ‘Safe space’ sought for undocumented
    News : Muslim BCC students host ‘Islam Lecture Series’ 
    Resources : Your brain is busy remodeling itself
    Sports : Track and field gets up to speed
    Culture : OMCA exhibit highlights history of hip-hop


    March 15, 2018

    In this issue …

    Opinion : Why students should care about the assault on labor
    Opinion : Senate Bill 827 only fixes corporate housing crisis
    Question : What is the biggest obstacle to gender equality today?
    News : Reynolds laments the state of news
    News : State workers raise awareness on climate change

    News : Shout out! Rise Up!
    News : Anita Hill talks equality in Oakland
    News : Cosmetology alum cuts last hair
    Resources : What happens in your brain when you learn?
    Sports : Eagles’ Anderson is Bruin-bound
    Sports : Swim team focuses more on growth than competition


    March 1, 2018

    In this issue …

    Opinion : Arming teachers is dangerous for all
    Question : What should be done to prevent shootings like in Parkland FL?
    News : District spending under scrutiny
    News : Teach-in backs new Poor People’s Campaign
    Personal Experience : “It’s a good day to die” (Standing Rock anniversary)
    Sports : Sophomores honored at last game (Laney women’s basketball)
    Sports : Merritt women win BVC title but fall in NorCals (Merritt women’s basketball)
    Resources : Changing your brain, part 3 (Why the state of your brain matters)
    Culture : Bay Area celebrates Year of the Dog


    February 15, 2018

    In this issue …

    Opinion : No, you can’t have your ‘white history month’
    Question : In honor of Black History Month, who is one of your Black heroes and why?
    News : ASLC funds Laney Garden growth
    News : Poor People’s Campaign reignited in Berkeley
    Arts : ‘Trumpocalypse’ Now
    Feature : The spirit of the Black Panthers’ free food programs is alive at Laney today
    Arts : Darkroom Club open to the public
    Arts : Laney gallery presents ‘Circumstance: Social Justice’
    Resources : Changing your brain, part 2 (Keep your brain challenged)
    Sports : Eagles have high hopes for a title


    February 1, 2018

    In this issue …

    Opinion : The Women’s March was a dull affair
    Opinion : Be involved and pay attention
    Letters to the Editor : Oakland needs to help its homeless
    Letters to the Editor : We need more water filling stations
    News : District filing mistake causes panic
    Arts : ‘Trumpocalypse’ Now
    News brief : Tiny home — Laney prototype to house students
    News brief : Accredited — Laney reaffirmed by commission
    News brief : Forums — Peralta considers candidates
    Feature : womx are FED UP
    Arts : Exhibit highlights Black perspective
    Arts : ‘I, Tonya’: The bleak and bloody history of a fallen superstar
    Resources : Changing your brain, part 1 (Your brain is still adapting daily)
    Sports : Laney beats CCSF for first victory of season (baseball)

    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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