Peralta Community College District's Only Student-Run Publication
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

Letter to the editor

admin October 13, 2018

I Choose to believe Christine Blasey Ford As a bi-racial woman, I have faced many challenges in my life. As a woman in general I have dealt with the assumption that I am ignorant, that I want to be...

Chinese Historical Society of America exhibition in SF’s Chinatown

admin March 1, 2017

Happy Chinese New Year to the readers of the Laney Tower. It’s the year of the Rooster. For those that have interest in history there is the largest, and most comprehensive exhibition on Chinese America...


admin December 8, 2016

In the aftermath of this election it’s easy to feel lost or hopeless. The daily onslaught of shocking events leaves us numb. Fake news on the internet and boldface lies from our leaders leave us reeling.Meanwhile,...

Slowly, but surely?

admin June 30, 2016

Can Mayor Libby Schaaf’s new housing proposal save Oakland — before it’s too late? Oakland’s housing crisis has sent the city into a state of emergency, in spite of the city’s determination...

Become A Journalist

admin May 19, 2016

Write for a publication that matters to your school. AVAILABLE CLASSESNewspaper Production (18A,B,C,D)Tower staff members report, photograph and use production skills to produce the campus newspaper,...

Women’s History Month Event Calendar

admin March 3, 2016

3/8 Tuesday, 11–1 p.m. Storytelling Workshop with Gina Gold; 3rd floor, Laney Student Union. 3/9 Wednesday, 6–8 p.m. Women Activists of Black Seed and Black Lives Matter, Laney D-200. 3/14–4/15...

Barbara Lee honored by Merritt College

admin November 13, 2015

Merritt College students are elated at the completion of the Barbara Lee Science and Allied Health Center. The new building dedication and ribbon ceremony took place on the Merritt campus on Nov. 6....

Tower Watch — Microwave malfunction

admin October 29, 2015

Laney College had provided microwaves for students to heat their food, while the grill is down.However, a quick trip to the cafeteria finds three microwaves out of order on the first floor, and only...

All of the Lights

admin October 29, 2015

Oakland Festival of Lights puts festival atmosphere in family environment The second annual Oakland Festival of Lights took place Oct. 16–17. The Festival was sold out both nights, and festivalgoers...

Tower Watch — Cafeteria cools down

admin October 1, 2015

The Student Center cafeteria has been offering some tempting evening meals for only five bucks. Sounds worth checking out. However, if you sought something from the grill this week, you were out of...

Independent radio is here to stay

admin March 28, 2015

KPFA Program Director Prives steers through crises Within the walls of KPFA, the building is teeming with life of all sorts, fueled by sunlight let in by the massive skylights and Grateful Dead themed...

Briefings: Peralta this month and next

admin March 28, 2015

Peralta News Briefings Laney Geography Instructor Greg Schwartz brought his students to Lake Merritt last month where more than 8,000 people marched for climate change. Two financial literacy workshops...

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