A photo story

By Keely Damara May 1, 2015 0

The journalism department at Pasadena City College didn’t always include photojournalism classes. Initially, the Courier newspaper students relied on art photography students to provide images for their stories. When Mikki Bolliger was hired as a…

Riots, thefts and murder

By Alex Chhuon April 30, 2015 0

8 - Escaping the Riot Alfredo Santana, a PCC student who immigrated to America from Mexico, thought he wouldn’t make it home that night. Driving to drop off magazines at a 7-11 in Inglewood during…

An adviser’s legacy

By Kristen Luna April 30, 2015 1

She arrived on campus at Pasadena City College during the early morning and had no clue where she was going. No schedule and absolutely no information on hand that could alleviate her anxiousness. To gain…

Cataloging civil rights

By Anthony Martinez April 30, 2015 0

Over the course of a century, the Pasadena High School Chronicle, now the Pasadena City College Courier, has seen multiple social paradigm shifts. As the decades passed, the social attitudes of the general public, and…

Pasadena’s own four sport legend

By Daron Grandberry April 29, 2015 0

Before becoming a pioneer for equality throughout professional sports by breaking baseball’s color barrier in 1947, Jack Roosevelt Robinson was a successful four-sport athlete at what was then called Pasadena Junior College. Known for his…

The first years of a legacy

By Philip McCormick April 29, 2015 0

More than 100 years ago, one student at Pasadena High School had a dream of a student-run newspaper. He began discussing his plans with teachers and students who were interested. Kenneth Fuessle’s dream not only…

Rust Never Sleeps

By Monique LeBleu April 24, 2015 0

In addition to international war coverage, natural disasters, terrorist attacks, and interviews with notable diplomats and world leaders for 35 years, PCC Distinguished Alum of 2010 David Rust has also garnered two Emmy Awards, been…