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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

New Vice President leadership at Laney announced
New Vice President leadership at Laney announced
Besikof selects Lily Espinoza and Ashish Sahni for Laney VP positions
Isabelly Sabô Barbosa, Social Media Editor • May 13, 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
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
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

    Describe your favorite holiday dish?

    Word on the quad, compiled by Spencer Bell

    Michelle Snider, Major: Journalism. Photo by Spencer Bell

    Gee, that’s tough! Pecan pie because it reminds me of my grandma. I love the sweet gooiness of the pie, and how my grandma would cook for us every time we came to visit.

    Derek Gonzales (photo by Michelle Snider)

    My favorite holiday dish? Does it have to be a dish? Oh man, that’s so hard! Eggnog. It just gives off this festive feeling of Christmas. You need eggnog with Christmas.

    Kalja Mores, Major: African American Women’s Studies (photo by Michelle Snider)

    Mac and cheese, because of all the different combinations of cheeses they put in it. It’s not from the box. It’s from scratch. When my grandma cooks, it’s really good.

    Katie Graham, Major: History instructor (photo by Michelle Snider)

    Oh wow! My favorite holiday dish. My mothers stuffing. What you eat is also about preparation at Thanksgiving. I remember we pulled apart the bread. we didn’t use any old bread.being with my mother and pulling apart the bread, wonderful shells,big pot, Dutch oven. I like the way it tastes. Nobody’s stuffing is as good as my mother’s.

    Kerrion Hadnot, Major: Business (photo by Michelle Snider)

    I have to go with smothered pork chops, candy yams, the lil’ bread, macaroni and cheese, and cabbage. It just feels like home, I’ve been eating it ever since I was young.

    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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