Archive | Top Story

OP-ED: Hosting the World Cup, the right choice

When FIFA confirmed Brazil as the site of the 2014 World Cup in 2007, the BBC reported that celebrations broke out throughout the country.  Now with the current protests in Brazil, some are questioning the wisdom of allowing certain countries … Continue reading

Read the full story

Posted in Opinion, Top Story0 Comments

OP-ED: Let the good times roll?

History making sporting events like the World Cup or the Olympics do an amazing job at putting the spotlight on its host country for all the world to see. However, shining the spolitght on that country has a tendency to … Continue reading

Read the full story

Posted in Opinion, Top Story0 Comments

OP-ED: Political correctness shouldn’t trump freedom of speech

While taking everyone’s feelings into consideration is important, someone’s freedom of speech should never be silenced for fear of not being politically correct. Continue reading

Read the full story

Posted in Opinion, Top Story0 Comments

Public Health Director Placed on Leave After Pulling Out of PCC Commencement

The city of Pasadena has placed Public Health Director Dr. Eric Walsh on paid administrative leave after videos surfaced online of Walsh’s controversial religious sermons, according to a statement by City Manager Michael J. Beck released earlier today. Walsh recently … Continue reading

Read the full story

Posted in News, Top Story1 Comment

OP-ED: Hard work is the solution for students of color

According to a recent University of Texas at Austin report, male students of color have lower academic outcomes than White male students who are significantly less engaged. Continue reading

Read the full story

Posted in Opinion, Top Story1 Comment

REVIEW: Lysistrata is a sexually charged good time

The posters advertising Lysistrata warn: “Strong language, mature content, adult audiences only.”
And for good reason.

Continue reading

Read the full story

Posted in A & E, Top Story0 Comments

Evaluation Highlights Disconnect Between Faculty and President

An evaluation circulated among full-time faculty earlier this semester has found that a vast majority of faculty believe PCC President Mark Rocha’s job performance is severely lacking in many areas. The survey found that 82 percent of faculty polled gave … Continue reading

Read the full story

Posted in News, Top Story7 Comments

OP-ED: Students react to NBA’s lifetime ban on Clippers owner Donald Sterling

On Tuesday, NBA commissioner Adam Silver brought the hammer down on Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for the fallout of his racist comments, banning him for life from all NBA activities or business with the league going forward. “I … Continue reading

Read the full story

Posted in Opinion, Sports, Top Story0 Comments

OP-ED: Financial circumstances should not be a factor in admitting students

Based on some concerning facts and studies, financial aid is no longer about helping students pay for college, but rather a strategy used to attract students they want, admit the students they need and encourage others to stay away.

Read the full story

Posted in Opinion, Top Story0 Comments

Lancers mourn death of former basketball player

After a courageous two-year battle with Stage 2 Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, former Lancer women’s basketball point guard Angeline Jefferson died Sunday. She was only 21-years-old.

Read the full story

Posted in News, Sports, Top Story0 Comments