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The awkward tan lines, never ending drive, dehydration, unbearable portable toilets and the desert heat did not stop me from enjoying the music, art and loving atmosphere this weekend at Coachella. After months of planning, hours of driving and waiting an hour in line to get inside the venue, we entered the gates with not much knowledge of what was on the other side.
“I can tell they are going to start with ‘Testify’ by the way Morello is holding the guitar. What can I tell you? I’m a nerd. I came all the way from Sweden just to see Rage,” said a fan right before Rage Against the Machine took the stage. And he was not wrong.
“Close ya mouth b’fo’ ya teeth dry out!” razzed Mayme, a 1905 Manhattan prostitute played by Mimi Vasser. It was as if she had caught me-I promptly picked my jaw up off the floor and slid back in my seat. Opening Friday night at 8, the theater department’s latest production, “Intimate Apparel,” boasts a truly smokin’ cast to match its racy title.
A part of Pierce College’s agricultural past has returned with the re-opening of the corner market, located at the southeast corner of De Soto Avenue and Victory Boulevard was around in the ’80s and ’90s, and will again be open until Sept. 15. “This corner store will be harking back to the farm store that was here years ago,” said Linda Carberry, supervisor of the market.
“A success” was how Sylvia Silva, event organizer, described Pierce College’s first ever Diversity Film Festival from April 23 to April 27. “It was really interesting listening to their interaction with the faculty afterwards and asking them questions in a more informal setting as opposed to a classroom,” said Silva.
You look good, but you could look better,” is what one boyfriend told me as we sat by the swimming pool one summer day in 2004. What he didn’t realize as those words left his mouth, was that I had been struggling with body image issues since I was 18 years old.
The circumstances surrounding allegations of wrongful use of force on two counts by Sheriff’s personnel, one in April at L.A. Mission College and the other at Harbor College, needs to be addressed by the board of trustees. At the heart of this complex problem is the district’s relationship with the L.
With worrying about school, work and family, trying to stay healthy is no easy task for college students, but not smoking is a definite way to stay on that path. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention one out of every four people smokes.
Anyone undecided on a major or just looking for information about different careers may want to attend the free career exploration workshop today from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in room 1604. Whether a student is transferring, working toward an A.A. or unsure of the future, the workshop is built to help get them on the right track.
Web sites like ratemyprofessors.com bring a new element to communication that was not always available to previous generations – anonymity. The ability to remain anonymous has several advantages. It allows people to speak their mind without fear of backlash or retribution.