Student Media Team at Palo Alto College
PAC-CAST: PAC Student Media has a podcast! Our PAC-CAST explores topics across campus with exclusive interviews with the movers and the shakers at Palo Alto College.
AFTER HOURS: The newest edition to the PAC-Cast Lineup is the show, AFTER HOURS. Students share their thoughts, struggles, triumphs and burning questions with life that happens outside the classroom.
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By Veronica De La Torre, Pulse staff writer CLEP is a college-level examination program that provides students college credit if they meet the required scores and expectations. Palo Alto College offers CLEP testing to current and past students. This option allows PAC students skip a 16-week semester if they already know the material for… Read more
By Klarissa Rodriguez, Pulse staff writer With summer right around the corner, many students are beginning to think about finding a job to bring in extra income. It’s important to build a strong resume, prepare yourself for potential interviews and use available campus resources to find the right job. “Career Services [at Palo Alto College] offers… Read more
By Oscar Gonzalez, Pulse staff writer Social media lets fans get closer to their favorite celebrities, brings together distant friends and family and helps topple government regimes. This kind of connectivity requires a new set of manners. Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and other social media platforms have become part of a daily routine for billions of… Read more
By Victoria Camarillo, Pulse staff writer Manga, Japanese for comic, and anime, short for Japanese animation, has become a movement here at Palo Alto College with its own anime club, Otaku Alliance. “College is a hectic place already…” said co-founder of the Otaku Alliance, Francisco Martinez. “Otaku Alliance is a place where people can just… Read more
By Jessica Hoyle, Pulse staff writer Palo Alto College’s Horticulture Club placed 29 out of 63 teams at a national competition held at Auburn University in Alabama this spring. Kirk Williams, Horticulture instructor and 11-year club adviser of the PAC Horticulture Club, said one of his most fulfilling memories is “taking the students to the PLANET… Read more
By James Avalos, Pulse staff writer Palo Alto College is expanding in all aspects. One specific location is a larger, more inviting workout area. The renovations began in mid-2012, and they are scheduled to be complete in late June 2013. Its plans include enlarging the workout area to 5,000 square feet, about six times larger… Read more