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

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Carpentry instructor spruces up department

Carpentry instructor spruces up department

Matthew Wolpe found his passion for building in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Now he wants to inspire students
Rym-Maya Kherbache, Staff Writer April 24, 2024

Newly tenured instructor Matthew Wolpe’s path brought him to Laney College, where he has whittled his creative passion into teaching students about building and carpentry. He can often be found underneath...

Plants grow in plastic pots next to Merritt Colleges Landscape Horticulture greenhouses. Merritt is set to launch a new Certificate of Achievement in Cannabis Horticulture this fall.

Merritt’s new Cannabis Horticulture Certificate is about ‘jobs, jobs, jobs’

Desmond Meagley, Staff Writer April 20, 2024
The new certificate aims to facilitate pathways into the legal cannabis industry, but until the department’s new Horticulture Complex is completed, the curriculum will be taught using “analogs” like tomato plants.
(Illustration: Eliot Faine/The Citizen)

CoA to host blood drive

College health coordinator says blood donations fell during pandemic
Eliot Faine, Staff Writer April 13, 2024
Someone in the United States needs blood or platelets every two seconds on average, according to the American Red Cross.
Finalists for Laney VP of Student Services share plans for student success

Finalists for Laney VP of Student Services share plans for student success

Deadline for community feedback shortened to Thursday at noon
The new VP will oversee a number of departments underneath the Student Services umbrella, including the Counseling and Student Accessibility Services.
(Graphic: Desmond Meagley/The Citizen)

Sunshine Week 2024: Spotlighting public records

A multi-year investigation into public records related to campus security, public funds, and more
Li Khan, Editor in Chief March 17, 2024
As the news cycle churns on and current events beg for our attention, some public records that we obtain inevitably end up collecting dust in the corner. In honor of Sunshine Week, we’ve decided to dust off some of those records, and shed light on public information.
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